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Abar Mata – Information About Hindu Goddess Ma Abar

Goddess Abar Mata, also referred as Ma Abar, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in certain parts of Madhya Pradesh. She is a village deity. The main temples dedicated to the Goddess are located in Chhatarpur  and neighboring districts in Madhya pradesh. Goddess Abar Mata is a fierce form of Goddess Shakti. The murti of Goddess has four or eight arms. She depicts the characteristics of Durga, Kali and Chamunda. She rides on her vehicle which is a tiger or lion. She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, good agriculture, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies. Abar Mata removes darkness caused by Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.

Aswathy Nakshatra in Tamil

Aswathy is the first birth star among 27 Nakshatram in Hindu Jyothisha or astrology. In Tamil  Jyothisham, Aswathy occurs is Mesha Rashi. Aswathy Nakshatra is known as Ashwini in Tamil. The term Aswathy or Ashwathy is used in Malayalm. In most regions, the Nakshatra is known as Ashwini. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the Nakshatra is also known as Ashwini.

Aswathy Nakshatra Tree – Which is the tree associated with Ashwathy birth star Born People in Malayalam?

There are trees associated with each 27 nakshatrams or birth stars. Aswathy Nakshatra also has a particular tree dedicated to it. People born on each nakshatra should worship the particular tree. The tree associated and worshipped by Ashwathy Nakshatra Born People is strychnine tree or snake wood. In Malayalam it is known as Chamram or Kanjiram. Strychnine tree is the English name and the scientific name is strychnos nux-vomica. The Hindi name of the Aswathy Nakshatra Tree is Kuchala The Telugu name is Mushidi The Malayalam name is Chamram or Kanjiram Tamil Name is Etti or Kagodi Kannada name is Hemmushti or Ittangi In Marathi it is known as Kajra. Bengali name is Kuchila  Aswathy Nakshatra born people should plant the Strychnine tree. Water it. They should also protect the tree.

Gopal Mandir in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh – About Ujjain Gopal Temple

Gopal Mandir is located in the middle of the big market square in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Bayajibai Shinde, the queen of Maharajah Daulat Rao Shinde, constructed the Gopal Temple in 1833 AD. The shrine is dedicated to the Gopal Krishna form of Hindu God Krishna. The main murti of Bhagavan Sri Krishna in the sanctum sanctorum is two feet tall and is made out of silver.  The garbha griha, or sanctum sanctorum, is inlaid with marble. Consorts of Sri Krishna are worshipped here. Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Garuda are also worshipped in the temple complex. There is also a murti of Maharani Baija Bai in the mandir. Gopal Mandir is a beautiful example of Maratha architecture. Surrounded by high walls, the shrine has a lofty and ornate gateway with bangaldar roof. The silver-plated doors of the inner sanctum of Gopal Temple originally belonged to Somnath Temple in Gujarat. Mahmud of Ghazni vandalized and looted Somnath Mandir in 1026 AD and took the silver doors to Afghanist