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Story of the Horse in Bhagvan Sri Ram’s Ashwamedha Yajna

The horse in Bhagvan Sri Ram’s Ashwamedha Yajna (Horse Sacrifice) was specifically selected on the advice of Sage Agastya . The story of the horse that was selected is interesting. The horse of Ashwamedha Yajna should have pointed ears, the face should be red in color and the tail should be yellow in color. It should gallop like wind. Sri Ram and Agastya Rishi went to the stable and selected a horse as per the requirement. This horse then travelled around several countries and was followed by an army headed by Shatrughna , Hanuman , Sugriva and Jambhavan . Finally the horse completed its journey and returned to the Ashwamedha Yajna area on the banks of Sarayu River in Ayodhya. As part of the ritual, Sri Ram carried water from Sarayu River to bathe the horse. He then poured the water on the horse, prayed for the welfare of the world, and touched the horse. When Sri Ram touched the horse, it turned into a pious man. The pious man then told his story. He was

Kaundinyapur Mahatmya in Marathi in Pdf – Book Detailing the Greatness of Kaundanyapur Temple in Amravati in Maharashtra

Kaundinyapur is popular pilgrim spot located in Amravati District in Maharashtra. Here is a book explaining the greatness of this holy spot in pdf format. The book was provided by Shri Sadanand Sadhu one of the trustees of the Shri Vitthal Rukhmini Devasthan Shri Kshrtra Kaudanyapur . The book is in Marathi and is credited to Shri Sant Achyuth Maharaj. You can find the book here – Kaundinyapur Mahatmya in Marathi Related Shri Sant Sadguru Sadaram Maharaj Charitra in Marathi Kaundinyapur Pictures – Photos of Kaundanyapur Temple in Amravati in Maharashtra

Suryanarayan Kiranotsav at Narayan Chincholi in Pandharpur

Suryanarayan Kirnotsav is observed in Paush month. This is an important ritual and festival at the Surya Narayan Mandir (Sun Temple) at Narayan Chincholi in Pandharpur. The shrine is located around 51 km from Solapur in Maharashtra. Suryanarayan Kirnotsav 2022 date is December 24. This important puja dedicated to Lord Surya at the shrine attracts hundreds of devotees. The festival is observed during the same fortnight as Makar Sankranti. Important rituals and pujas are performed on the day for peace and prosperity of the region. People having skin diseases offer prayers on the day for relief. Suryanarayan Kirnotsav at Narayan Chincholi is observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Sri Rangdas Swami Maharaj Punyatithi at Ane near Junnar

Sri Rangdas Swami Maharaj punyatithi is observed in Paush month. It is the death anniversary of the pious soul Sri Rangdas Swami Maharaj and is of great significance at Ane near Junnar in Maharashtra. Hundreds of people pay respect to the great saint on the day. Sri Rangdas Swami Maharaj Punyatithi 2022 date is December 24. The followers of the saint gather at the Rangdas Swami Maharaj Mandir at Ane Village. Charity, satsang and other spiritual activities are held on the day. Sri Rangdas Swami Maharaj Punyatithi is observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.