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Trilochaneshwar Mahadev in Ujjain – Story of Trilochaneshwar Form of Shiva – 45th Shiva Temple in Ujjain

Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is worshiped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84 forms of Shiva worshiped in Ujjain. It is believed that worshipping Trilochaneshwar Form of Shiva will result in attaining worldly happiness. The person will also attain Shivlok after death.

The temple dedicated to Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is located at Ramaji Jat Ki Gali at Namdarpura.

This form of Shiva is associated with giving moksha to two pigeons.

Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is counted among the 84 Shiva Temples in Ujjain and it is the 45th temple visited during the parikarama of Shiavalayas here.

Story of Trilochaneshwar Mahadev of Shiva in Ujjain During ancient times, two pigeons lived at Trilochaneshwar Mahadev. They drank water offered to Shiva and lived on grains offered by devotees. They listened to stories and bhajans of Shiva daily. One a hawk hunted them down. The two pigeons were born as human beings in the next birth. The male pigeon was born as Parimal in the house of a gandharva. The f…

Narasimha Kavacham in Hindi in pdf

Narasimha Kavacham is chanted to get the protection of Lord Narasima. The prayer is for overcoming fear and enemies. The Kavacham in Hindi in pdf format is given below. The text or lyrics of Narasimha Kavacham in Hindi language is provided by Sundar Kidambi of prapatti. It can be chanted daily morning and evening.
Link – Hindi Narasimha Kavacham

Krittika Nakshatra date and time in 2017 – Kruttika or Karthigai Birth Star dates in 2017

Krittika Nakshatra 2017 dates and time based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Krittika Birth Star, also read as Kruttika or Karthigai, is the third Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Krittika Nakshatra date in 2017. The astrological predictions of this Nakshatra as per Moon Sign are that of Mesha Raasi and that of Vrishaba Rashi. As per Hindu astrology birth star Krittika Nakshatra, falls under Mesha Rashi or Aries and also Vrishabha Raasi or Taurus Zodiac. The first quarter of Kruttika is in Mesha Rashi and the next ¾ quarter is in Vrishabha Rashi. Mangal is the Lord of the Rasi for first quarter and Venus or Shukra is the lord the next ¾ quarter. The lucky color of Karthigai is White.

Krittika Nakshatra 2017 date and time

Time in North - South and Eastern parts of India

January 9, 2017 Time is from 9:38 AM on January 8 to 7:56 AM on January 9, 2017.
February 5, 2017 Time is from 6:40 PM on February 4 to 5:07 PM on February 5.
March 4, 2017 Time is f…

Pooran Devi Temple at Purnea in Bihar - Goddes Pooran Devi Mandir at Purnea

Pooran Devi Temple is located at Purnea in Bihar. It is dedicated to Goddess Pooran Devi, a fierce manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. This is an unusual temple in which goat sacrifice is practiced to appease the deity.

Mother Goddess Pooran Devi is worshipped in Pindi form here. She is believed to be the combined Shakti of nine forms of Durga. Lord Shiva is also worshipped here in Shivling form.

The most important festival observed here is the Durga Puja.

A pair of elephant trunk is kept in a separate room. It is believed that a Sant removed it from an elephant which belonged to an arrogant Nawab.
People who have their wishes fulfilled sacrifice goats at the shrine.

Wisdom of Ancient Hindus Regarding Nature

One tank is beneficial like 10 wells; one lake does good like 10 tanks; ten lakes are beneficial like one son, but one tree is equal to having 10 sons.

Ancient Hindus considered trees and plants as family members.

 Goddess Lakshmi resides in houses having trees like Bilva, Amlaka, Amra and Kapitha in their compound.

As per scriptures, planting of seeds is done after purifying one’s body by taking bath, wearing clean clothes, offering prayers to ancestors and gods.
As per scriptures, purity of body and mind should be maintained while tending plants.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 25, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, April 25, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 3:01 PM on April 25. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is April 25, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
Nakshatra – Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatra till 1:27 PM on April 25. Then onward it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatra till 3:40 PM on April 25. Then onward it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vrischika Rashi.
Festivals, Vra…