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Bhimavaram Temple Timings – Opening Closing and Pooja Time at Bhimavaram Gunupudi Shiva Temple

Bhimavaram Temple is located at walking distance from Bhimavaram Railway Station. Bhimavaram Gunupudi Shiva Temple Timings is given in detail below. Please note that there will be change in opening and closing and pooja time during festivals and other important rituals. There will be change in darshan time during grahanam or eclipse.

Bhimavaram Temple Timings

Morning Opening and Closing Time 5:30 AM to 11:30 AM Evening Opening and Closing Time 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM

What Does Ramayana Mean? – Meaning of the term Ramayan

Ramayan is one among the two epics in Hinduism and is popularly referred as Story of Lord Ram. But what is the meaning of the term ‘Ramayana.’ Ramayana is a compound word - Rama + Ayana. Aayana means journey. Ramayana means the journey of Sri Rama.
Yet another interpretation suggests that Ayana means abode and Ramayana literally means ‘the abode of Rama.’
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Mahararavam Hell in Hinduism

Details regarding Hells in Hinduism are found in the Puranas especially the Garuda Purana. Mahararavam Hell is mainly used to punish those people who deny the legitimate heirs their inheritance, possess, and enjoy other’s property without their permission. In the Mahararavam Hell, people are thrown into the hell the attendants of Yama where they are bitten and squeezed by fierce snakes.

This concept of heaven and hell in Hindu tradition is based on Puranas. Such stories and incidents in Puranas are meant to keep human beings disciplined on earth.
Upanishads state that hell and heaven are on earth and lucky are those who realize the true self and attain bliss here.

Vyatipata Yoga February 2016 Date and Time

Vyatipata Yoga, also known as Vyatipat Yog, is an inauspicious period in Tithi or day as per Hindu calendar and Panchang. It is bad for new beginnings etc. In February 2016 there is Vyatipata Yoga date and time – from 5:27 PM on February 7 to 3:22 PM on February 8. All good activities are avoided during the period. The time period of Vyatipat is known as a period of calamity.
The popular belief is that things performed during the period will face reversals.
Those people who were born during the Vyatipata Yoga period might face difficulties in life as per Hindu astrology. The solution is to offer prayers to Ganesha.

Biggest Hindu Temple Bells in India

Some of the biggest Hindu temple bells in India can be found in the temples managed by Gowda Saraswatha Brahmin community in Kerala.

One such huge bronze bell is found at Kochi Tirumala Devaswom, one of the important Hindu temples in Matancherry, Kochi, Kerala. The temple claims that this bell is the second largest in Asia. Size is 4 feet in diameter and 6 feet in height.
Srimath Muttom Thirumala Devaswom at Cherthala in Kerala, which is managed by the Gowda Saraswatha Brahmin community, installed a massive bell in 2012. It weighs 1100 kg. Size is 4.8 ft in diameter and 5 ft high.

Til Dwadashi – Tila Dvadasi

Til Dwadashi, also referred as Tila Dvadasi, is observed on the 12th day of the Krishna Paksha or waning phase of moon in Magh Month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in certain parts of North India especially in Madhya Pradesh. Til Dwadashi 2018 date is January 13. The vrat is dedicated to Sri Krishna. Til is Seasame seeds and people make offering of Til in sacrificial fire and also donate it.

It is widely believed that donating Til on Tila Dwadasi day is highly meritorious.

Til Dwadasi is observed the day after Shattila Ekadasi, which is also dedicated to Til.

Please note that Til Dwadasi is also observed during 12th day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Magh Month. This date is January 28, 2018.

Try to find that which is absolutely destined – Osho

Try to find that which is destined, and don’t be too concerned with that which is irrelevant or accidental. Your being a man, your being a woman, is an accident. Your being German or an Indian is an accident. Your being black or which is an accident

Try to find that which is absolutely destined. That is your nature, that is your essence.

But you are lost in accidents. You pay too much attention to accidents; you are too worried about them. Your whole time and energy is wasted in them. You become so much occupied with the nonessential that the essential is forgotten.
Look at that which is your innermost core, which is you. That innermost core is absolutely destined. Outside, nothing is destined. Inside, everything is destined.
– Osho

Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 3, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon till 9:49 PM on February 3. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is February 3, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 12:30 PM.
Nakshatra – Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatra till 3:20 PM on February 3. Then onward it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5117
Vikram Samvant 2072 – Magh Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himacha…