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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.