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Rudra Prayag

Rudra Prayag is one among the five confluences along the Alakananda River in Uttarakhand. It is one of Pancha Prayag. At Rudra Prayag, Mandakini River joins the Alakananda River. The place is associated with Shiva and Sage Narada. The confluence of Mandakini and Alakananda River is considered a holy spot in Hinduism. Legend has it that Sage Narada did intense penance to appease Shiva here. Shiva appeared before him and taught him music here.

Vishnu Prayag

Vishnu Prayag is one among the five confluences along the Alakananda River in Uttarakhand. It is one of Pancha Prayag. At Vishnu Prayag, Dhauliganga joins the Alakananda River. Legend has it that Sage Narada performed intense austerities here to appease Lord Vishnu. Bhagavan Srihari Vishnu appeared before Sage Narada here. Hence, the name Vishnu Prayag. Sage Narada was an ardent devotee of and he roamed the three worlds chanting Narayan... Narayan.

Puratasi Shani – Saturday in Tamil Month Puratassi

Saturdays in the Tamil month of Puratasi (September – October) is considered highly auspicious and special prayers are offered to Lord Balaji, Navagrahas and Lord Shani or Sani Bhagvan. The popular belief is that Lord Venkateswara made his divine presence on the earth in this month and returned to Vaikunata also in the month. There is also a legend that Shani Dev loses his powers in Puratassi month and therefore cannot create any trouble.  Sage Narada, or Narad Muni, wanted to know how people can worship Lord Ventakeshwara after his departure to Vaikunta. Lord advised Sage Narada that he will bless devotees who fast on Puratasi Saturdays and pray to Him. He will also relieve hardship caused by Lord Shani during Puratasi month.  Since Saturdays are free from the evil influences of Lord Shani Bhagvan, it is easy to please him on this day. It is also believed that Sani Dev loses his powers in Puratasi month and therefore he will not come in the way of prayers dedicated to Lo

Nilakanthi – A Form of Goddess Durga

Nilakanthi is one of the nine forms of Durga mentioned in Holy Scriptures associated with Goddess Shakti worship. This is a kind and peaceful form of Goddess Durga. Goddess Nilakanthi bestows wealth and happiness. The Goddess is depicted with four arms, in which she holds trident, shield, drinking bowl and the fourth hand is in bon giving posture. Information about Nilakanthi is primarily found in the Agamic literature.

Bahirinath Idol Is Taken Out Of Sea - Worshipped And Returned At Diwalegaon During Diwali

The murti or idol of Bahirinath is worshipped during Diwali by the Koli community at Diwalegaon in CBD near Navi Mumbai. But the murti is kept undersea and is taken out only on Naraka Chaturdashi a day before Diwali. Pujas are performed on Diwali and the next day after worship the murti is returned to sea. Times of India reports For the residents of Diwaligaon, the significance of the festival of lights has always been different from the rest of the country. According to the lore, 150 years ago, the head of the Tandel family had a dream where the deity instructed him to lift his idol from the sea bed, worship and then immerse him at the same place. The fishermen believe that abiding by this ritual brings them luck in the new season. After recovering the stone idol, the kolis perform its abhishek with milk, honey, ghee, curd and sugar in the sea itself. They then mark the idol with sindoor, decorate it with silver masks and bring it back to the village in a palanquin. On Diwali

Hindi Mantra for Early Cure of Diseases - Mantra in Hindi Language for physical well being and good health

Below is a prayer in Hindi language for early cure of diseases. Anyone can chant this mantra for physical well being and good health. The mantra should be chanted continuously for 40 days to be effective. The person can decide the number of times it is chanted. It is ideal to chant the prayer in the morning. During the chanting you mind should not wander around.

Kannada Mantra for Early Cure of Diseases - Mantra in Kannada Language for physical well being and good health

Below is a prayer in Kannada language for early cure of diseases. Anyone can chant this mantra for physical well being and good health. The mantra should be chanted continuously for 40 days to be effective. The person can decide the number of times it is chanted. It is ideal to chant the prayer in the morning. During the chanting you mind should not wander around.

Telugu Mantra for Early Cure of Diseases - Mantra in Telugu Language for physical well being and good health

Below is a prayer in Telugu language for early cure of diseases. Anyone can chant this mantra for physical well being and good health. The mantra should be chanted continuously for 40 days to be effective. The person can decide the number of times it is chanted. It is ideal to chant the prayer in the morning. During the chanting you mind should not wander around.

Tamil Mantra for Early Cure of Diseases - Mantra in Tamil Language for physical well being and good health

Below is a prayer in Tamil language for early cure of diseases. Anyone can chant this mantra for physical well being and good health. The mantra should be chanted continuously for 40 days to be effective. The person can decide the number of times it is chanted. It is ideal to chant the prayer in the morning. During the chanting you mind should not wander around.