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Cherukunnu Annapoorneshwari Temple Timings – Puja and Darshan Time at Cherukunnu Annapoorneshwari Temple

Annapoorneshwari Temple is a famous temple located at Cherukunnu near Kannur. The daily pooja and darshan time at the temple is given in detail below. Please note that the temple timings might be extended during festivals and important rituals. The Cherukunnu Annapoorneshwari puja and darshan time will be shortened during Grahan or Eclipse.

Cherukunnu Annapoorneshwari Temple Timings Morning – 5:30 AM to 12:45 PM Evening – 5:00 PM TO 8:00 PM
Cherukunnu Annapoorneshwari Temple is located in Kannur District and the shrine is around 21 km from Kannur Town.

Namakkal Narasimha Swamy Temple Timings – Pooja and Darshan Time

Namakkal Narasimha Swamy Temple is a very popular shrine in Tamil Nadu. The daily pooja and darshan time at the temple is given in detail below. Please note that the temple timings might be extended during festivals and important rituals. The Namakkal Narasimha Swamy Temple puja and darshan time will be shortened during Grahan or Eclipse.

Namakkal Narasimha Swamy Temple Timings Morning – 7:00 AM TO 1:00 PM Evening – 4:30 PM TO 8:00 PM (Mother Goddess Temple timing is also the same)

Anjaneyar Temple Timings (Hanuman Temple) Morning – 6:30 AM TO 1:00 PM
Evening – 4:30 PM TO 9:00 PM

Ashta Nagas – Names of Ashta Nagas – Eight Snake Gods or Serpent Deities

Ashta Nagas are eight serpent gods worshipped in Hinduism. They are more popular in South India, especially in Kerala, South Karnataka, and parts of Tamil Nadu. The eight snake gods are separately worshiped. The names of Ashta Nagas are: Anantha or Sesha NagaGulikaVasukiShankapalaThakshakMahapadmaPadma andKarkodaka

Eravinalloor Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Thaipooyam Festival

Eravinalloor Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Thaipooyam festival is annually organized in Malayalam month Makaram. It is dedicated to Muruga or Subrahmanya. The annual pooyam festival here attracts scores of devotees. Eravinalloor Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Thaipooyam Festival 2017 date is February 10.

Special pujas, rituals, abhishekam, Subrahmanya sahasranama archana and numerous other activities are held on the day.

Various types of Kavadi are taken to the shrine.

It is considered highly meritorious to perform puja and take blessing of Sri Subrahmanya Swami on the day.
Eravinalloor Subrahmanya Swamy Temple is located at Eravinalloor and is around 10 km from Kottayam.

Sarada Devi Jayanti – Birthday of Holy Mother Sharada Devi

Sarada Devi, the wife of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, is popularly known as Holy Mother and she was integral part of Sri Ramakrishna’s spiritual self. In 2018, the date of Sharada Devi Jayanthi is December 29. This is the 165th birth anniversary of Maa Sarada Devi. Special programs are conducted on the day by Ramakrishna Ashram in India and around the world. Sarada Devi Jayanti is the birthday of Holy Mother Sharada Devi as per traditional Hindu calendar.

Holy Mother was born on December 22, 1853 at Jayrambati in rural West Bengal in India. She was married to Sri Ramakrishna at the age of five. She came to Dakshineswar to live with Sri Ramakrishna at the age of eighteen.

Sarada Devi, after passing away of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, accepted the mantle of his spiritual mission and became the Mother for all his followers.

She passed away on July 20, 1920.

The greatness of Sarada Devi is that living like a common woman doing all the household chores; she could yet lift those who sought he…

Shivling that is Constantly Growing - Bhuteshwar Mahadev in Chhattisgarh

Bhuteshwar Mahadev Bhakurra is located near in Maroda Village near Gariaband and the Shivling here is growing constantly – about 6 to 8 inches every year. Maroda Village is around 3 km from Gariaband. Every year the Shivling is measured during Shivratri. As there is a small fissure in the Shivling, it is considered as Ardanarishwara.


In 1952, the Shivling was around 35 feet high and its girth was about 150 feet.
In 1994, when a proper measurement using modern technique was done the height was 62 feet and girth was 290 feet. It is believed that the height of the Shivling now is nearly 80 feet.

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