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Karadaiyan Nonbu 2018 Time: Fast Break Time for Karadai Nombu or Savithri Vritham in 2018

Karadaiyan Nonbu is a Tamil ritual and fasting observed by married women for the well being of their husbands and family. In 2018, the date of Karadaiyan Nonbu is March 14 and the time to break the fast is between 11:43 PM and 12:43 AM (India Standard Time). The exact time of Panguni month beginning is at 11:43 PM (Indian Standard Time). In United States it is on March 14. Australia Time is on March 15 at 4:13 AM.Singapore and Malaysia Time is 2:13 AM on March 15. Karadayan Nonbu is observed at the particular time when the Tamil month Masi ends and Tamil month Panguni begins. The ritual is also known as Karadai Nombu, or Savitri Nonbu.
India Time Panguni Month beginsPanguni Masam begins at 11:43 PM on March 14, 2018 (IST) The USA timings are - (Daylight Saving Time Adjusted)Panguni Masam begins at 2:13 PM on March 14, 2018 Eastern Standard Time in USAbegins at 1:13 PM on March 14, 2018 Central Standard Time in USAbegins at 11:13 AM on March 14, 2018 Pacific Standard Time in USAbegins …

Demon Krtya and Young Prahlada

Krtya is a demoness of ferocious form and is invoked by chants and mantras by sorcerer to get rid of enemies. In the story of Prahlada, the young devotee of Vishnu, Demon Krtya was invoked. The story is found in the Vishnu Purana.
As per Vishnu Purana, Prahlada was a child but he was one of the greatest devotees of Vishnu. All attempts by his teachers and his father, Hiranyakashipu, failed to deflect the young child from the path of devotion to Vishnu.
Finally, numerous attempts were made to kill Prahlada. But nothing worked.
Then the priests of Hiranyakashipu invoked the monstrous Krtya through chants.
She shot a fiery javelin at Prahlada.
But it could not destroy young Prahlada instead the javelin broke into pieces and was destroyed.
Thus repulsed, Krtya turned against the priests, destroyed them and disappeared.
With Demon Krtya, if the intended target is not found, she destroys the person who invoked her.

Siddheshwar Yatra at Kavalapur Village in Miraj Taluka in Sangli District in Maharashtra

Siddheshwar Yatra at Kavalapur Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Siddheshwar Temple at Kavalapur Village in Miraj Taluka in Sangli District, Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the annual yatra. Kavalapur Siddheshwar Yatra 2018 date is March 31.

The shrine is dedicated to Siddheshwar, a kind manifestation of Shiva. This form of Shiva is widely worshipped as a village deity and kuldevata (family deity) in Maharashtra.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Siddheshwar temple.

Various offerings are made to appease the deity. Red flowers are offered to the deity. Procession is part of the festival.
Kavalapur Siddheshwar Yatra is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maha…

Sal Siddheshwar Yatra at Salgaon Village in Ambegaon Taluka in Pune District in Maharashtra

Sal Siddheshwar Yatra at Salgaon Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Sal Siddheshwar Temple at Salgaon Village in Ambegaon Taluka in Pune District, Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the annual yatra. Salgaon Sal Siddheshwar Yatra 2018 date is March 31.

The shrine is dedicated to Sal Siddheshwar, a kind manifestation of Shiva. This form of Shiva is widely worshipped as a village deity and kuldevata (family deity) in Maharashtra.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Sal Siddheshwar temple.

Various offerings are made to appease the deity. Red flowers are offered to the deity.
Salgaon Sal Siddheshwar Yatra is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Kalbhairav Yatra at Maslechaudhari Village in Mohol Taluka in Solapur District in Maharashtra

Kalbhairav Yatra at Maslechaudhari Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Kalbhairav Temple at Maslechaudhari Village in Mohol Taluka of Solapur District, Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the annual yatra. Maslechaudhari Kalbhairav Yatra 2018 date is March 31.

The shrine is dedicated to Kalbhairav, a fierce manifestation of Shiva. This form of Shiva is widely worshipped as a village deity and kuldevata (family deity) in Maharashtra.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Kalbhairav temple.

Various offerings are made to appease the deity. Red flowers are offered to the deity.
Maslechaudhari Kalbhairav Yatra is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Yatra at Kaledhon Village in Khatav Taluka of Satara District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Yatra in Kaledhon Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Kaledhon Village in Khatav Taluka of Satara District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the Yatra, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Jayanti Yatra 2018 date at Kaledhon is March 31.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir, which celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion. Arka leaves and flowers are widely used on the day.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.
Hanuman Yatra at Kaledhon is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Utsav at Satpadi Village in Palghar Taluka of Thane District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Utsav in Satpadi Village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Satpadi Village in Palghar Taluka of Thane District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the utsav, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Jayanti Utsav 2018 date at Satpadi is March 31.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir, which celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion. Arka leaves and flowers are widely used on the day.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.
Hanuman Utsav at Satpadi is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Puja Leaves - Leaf and Flower used in Puja and Worship of Hanuman

The most important flower and leaf use in the worship and puja of Hanuman is Arka leaves.

Arka in various languages: Bengali: Aakanda English: Bowstring Hemp, Calotrope, Crown Flower, Giant Milkweed, Swallow-Wort Hindi: Ak, Akua, Arka, Akwan, Fudhar, Madar, Safed Aak Manipuri: Angkok Marathi: Arka, Arki, Rui, Ruiti Sanskrit: Alarka, Arka, Arki, Sadapushpa Tamil: Erukku, Malaiyerukku Telugu: Jilledi Puvvu, Jilledu, Nallajilledu, Uccinta, Uchchinta


It is widely believed that offering Arka leaves to Hanuman is highly meritorious.

Hanuman Jayanti Yatra at Padlihal Village in Chikodi Taluka of Belgaum District in Karnataka

Hanuman Jayanti Utsav in Padlihal Village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Padlihal Village in Chikodi Taluka of Belgaum District in Karnataka. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the utsav, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Jayanti Utsav 2018 date at Padlihal is March 31.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir, which celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion. Arka leaves and flowers are widely used on the day.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.
Hanuman Jayanti Utsav at Padlihal is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Karnataka.

Hanuman Jayanti Utsav at Kurul Village in Mohol Taluka of Solapur District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Jayanti Utsav in Kurul Village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Kurul Village in Mohol Taluka of Solapur District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the utsav, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Jayanti Utsav 2018 date at Kurul is March 31.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.
Hanuman Jayanti Utsav at Kurul is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Janmotsav at Maligre Village in Ajra Taluka of Kolhapur District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Janmotsav in Maligre Village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Maligre Village in Ajra Taluka of Kolhapur District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the utsav, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Yatra 2018 date at Maligre is March 31.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir.
Hanuman Janmotsav at Maligre is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Janmotsav at Pundi Tarf Walava Village in Palus Taluka of Sangli District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Janmotsav in Pundi Tarf Walava Village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Pundi Tarf Walava Village in Palus Taluka of Sangli District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the utsav, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Yatra 2018 date at Pundi Tarf Walava is March 31.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir.
Hanuman Yatra at Pundi Tarf Walava is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Yatra at Devale Village in Sangole Taluka of Solapur District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Yatra in Devale Village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Devale Village in Sangole Taluka of Solapur District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held on the day, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Yatra 2018 date at Devale is March 31.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir.
Hanuman Yatra at Devale is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Hanuman Yatra at Hingani Berdi Village in Daund Taluka of Pune District in Maharashtra

Hanuman Yatra in Hingani Berdi i village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Hingani Berdi Village in Daund Taluka of Pune District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held on the day, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Yatra 2018 date at Hingani Berdi is March 31.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir.
Hanuman Yatra at Hingani Berdi is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Bormalnath Dev Yatra at Boripardhi Village in Daund Taluka of Pune District in Maharashtra

Bormalnath Yatra in Boripardhi village is observed in Chaitra month. It is the annual fair and festival at the Bormalnath Dev Temple at Boripardhi Village in Daund Taluka of Pune District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held on the jatra. Boripardhi Bormalnath Dev Yatra 2018 date is March 31. The shrine is dedicated to Bormalnath Dev, a village deity and kuldevata in Maharashtra.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Bormalnath temple.
Bormalnath Dev Yatra is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Chinna Tirupati Temple – Salem – Tamil Nadu

Chinna Tirupati Temple near Salem in Tamil Nadu is known as Arulmigu Prasanna Venkataramana Swamy Temple. It is located atop a hill at Marakottai village near Karavalli, Omalur Town. The shrine is around 25 km from Salem off the Salem - Dharmapuri National Highway.


The main murti worshipped in the temple is Venkateswara or Balaji. He is flanked by his consorts – Bhu Devi and Sridevi.
The temple also has huge murtis of Hanuman and Garuda.

The temple walls are adorned with beautiful paintings of Vishnu and his avatars.

Story of Chinna Tirupati Temple
Once Vayu Bhagavan, the wind god, came to Vaikunta to have darshan of Vishnu. But Adisesha, the thousand headed snake, stopped Vayu. This resulted in an argument. As to find out who is mightier they entered into a competition. Adi Sesha wound himself around a peak on Meru and asked Vayu to move it and show. Vayu blew in full force but nothing happened to the mountain. There was chaos in the universe and Devas asked Adi Sesha to budge so tha…

Earn knowledge and wealth by hard honest labor – Popular Verses from Hindu Tradition

Lakshmi, or the goddess of Fortune, comes only to the industrious lion among men; it is only weaklings that say that we have to take what fate brings unto us; forsake this dependence on fate and express your manliness through the strength of self-reliance; what harm is there if no results come after you put forth your endeavor?
It is, verily, only through industriousness that we accomplish what are to be achieved, not through vain daydreaming; no deer is going to (oblige a lion and) enter into its mouth while (it is lazily) asleep!