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Sankashti Chaturthi July 2017 date – Ganesh Sankatahara Chaturti Monthly Fasting in July 2017

Sankashti Chaturthi, or Ganesh Sankatahara Chaturti, is a monthly fasting dedicated to Hindu God Ganesh. Sankashti Chaturthi July 2017 date is July 12, Wednesday and the Chandrodaya or Moon rise time is 9:37 PM. Ganesha devotees observe Sankashta Chaturti day from sunrise till the sighting of the moon. The day falls on the fourth day during the waning phase of moon or Krishna Paksha in a Hindu lunar month. The day is known as Sankatahara Chaturthi in South India.

The importance and the holiness of Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata was explained by Lord Krishna to Yudhishtira, the eldest of the Pandavas. It is also found in the Narasimha Purana and Bhavishaya Purana.

Observing Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi is said to bring wealth, peace, happiness and fulfillment of desires.

Fasting is observed by Ganesh devotees on the day. The fast begins at sunrise and ends after evening puja or after sighting of the moon. Lord Ganesha Temples conduct special pujas on the day.

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Goddess Binikei – Information about Maa Binikia

Goddess Binikei, also referred as Maa Binikia, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in Odisha. She is also a tantric deity. The main temple dedicated to the Goddess is located at Binikei in Angul District in Orissa and is known as Binikei Pitha.

Goddess Binikei is fierce goddess. She is seen as standing on a man. She also holds the body of another man. Thus the murti symbolizes destruction of evil and protection of devotees.

She removes darkness caused by people practicing Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.
She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.

Kanya Rashi August – Kanya Rasi Predictions – Virgo Zodiac in August

Kanya Rashi, or Virgo Horoscope, born people will face troubles related to family in August 2016. Good and auspicious dates in August 2016 for Kanya Rasi, or Virgo Zodiac, are August 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and August 30. The predictions are based on moon sign.

Not a good month if you are looking for a job. Difficulties at workplace – difference of opinion and fights. Increase in expenditure. Financial difficulties. Money will not returned on time. Difficult situations in the family especially related to health. Your bad habit will cause huge trouble. Friends will be helpful. Bad luck and bad dreams. Marriage related matters would see difficulties. Students will have a stagnant period. Travels will be successful. Chance of accidents or other physical damage. Success in romance related matters.

Simha Rashi August – Simha Rasi Predictions – Leo Zodiac in August

Simha Rashi, or Leo horoscope, born people will see progress in August 2016. Good and auspicious dates in August 2016 for Simha Rashi, or Leo Zodiac, are August 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28 and August 31. Predictions based on moon sign.

Happy news for those looking for a job. Increase in income. Additional responsibilities. Financial gains from property dealings. Those who are self employed will see progress. Loans will be approved. Happiness due to children. Difference of opinion will be solved. Lack of enthusiasm. Marriage plans will see progress. Romantic adventures will end in difficulties. Students will have a favorable period. Health will be fine. Travel plans will be smooth.

Karka Rashi August – Kark Rashi Predictions – Cancer Zodiac in August

Karka Rashi, or Cancer Horoscope, born people will see increase in expenditure in August 2016. Good and auspicious dates in August 2016 for Kark Rasi, or Cancer Zodiac, are August 2, 3, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29 and August 30. The predictions are based on moon sign.

Trouble in workplace for some. Not a great month regarding job related search. Difference of opinion. Unexpected problems. Health trouble related to stomach. Gains from an early property investment. Children might cause some trouble. Marriage related plans would find positive results. Those romantic involved will take firm decisions. Your name will be cleared from a scandal. Legal trouble. Penalties. Students will have a stagnant period. Travels will be hectic but successful.

Mithuna Rashi August – Mithun Rasi Predictions – Gemini Zodiac in August

Mithuna Rashi, or Gemini Horoscope, born people will see decrease in income in August 2016. Good and auspicious dates in August 2016 for Mithun Rasi, or Gemini Zodiac, are August 1, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28 and August 31. The predictions are based on moon sign.

New jobs for those looking. Transfer to distant place. To achieve your goals you will have to aggressive in this month. Good month for those looking to start new business. Activities of enemies will increase. You will face financial loss in this month. Luck is not in your favor. Romantically involved people will face difficulties. Health will be fine. Scandals. Unexpected delay in many matters. Difficulties in marriage related matters. Health will be fine. Students will have a good month.

Vrishabha Rashi August – Rishabh Rasi Predictions – Taurus Zodiac in August

Vrishabha Rashi, or Taurus Horoscope, born people will get help from various quarters in August 2016. Good and auspicious dates in August 2016 for Rishabh Rasi, or Taurus Zodiac, are August 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29 and August 30. Predictions based on Moon sign.

New job for those who are looking. You might face monetary loss. Difference opinion in family. Negative thinking. Help from colleagues and friends. You will be recognized for your hard work and talent. Trouble from father. Business people will face problems. Delay in marriage plans. Loans will be approved. Hectic journeys. Trouble in romantic relationship A secret of yours will be revealed. Health will be fine.

Mesha Rashi August – Mesha Rasi Predictions – Aries Zodiac in August

Mesha Rashi, or Aries Horoscope, born people will achieve success in August 2016. Good and auspicious dates in August 2016 for Mesha Rasi, or Aries Zodiac, are August 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 27 and August 28. The prediction is based on Moon sign.

Good period for those who are looking for new job. Success in interviews and tests. Students will perform well during the month. Business people will make profit. Legal matters will be settled in your favor. Gains from property dealings. Avoid unwanted display of wealth. Vacations will be planned. Decisions regarding marriage will be made. Improvement of health. Will participate spiritual matters. Good month for those looking to get romantically involved.

Good date for giving birth in January 2018 – Auspicious dates for birth of baby in January 2018

There are many couples who look for good dates for giving birth of a baby. These are the good dates for giving birth in January 2018 for natural and caesarean birth. Please note that the good date of birth of the baby does not mean that everything will be auspicious. Horoscope etc is prepared after looking into numerous considerations.

Good dates for birth of baby in January 2018


January 1 - good till 11:40 AM January 2 January 7 good till 4:00 PM January 8 January 9 January 10 January 12 good after 7:30 AM January 13 good till 10:13 AM January 18 January 19 good till 11:00 AM January 20 good after 11:20 AM January 22 January 23 January 24 is good till 4:15 PM January 25 January 27 January 30

Why is Full-Grown Banana Erected at the Entrance of the Venue of Hindu Marriage?

In a Hindu wedding, especially in South India, at the entrance of the marriage venue a full-grown banana with their peduncles (stalk bearing banana fruit and flower) is erected. Ever wondered why it is erected? It is erected because Banana plant symbolizes female beauty, fertility and prosperity.

A single banana plant produces dozens of young ones. Thus, the plant symbolically represents fertility and prosperity.
Banana is also considered highly auspicious, as it is one fruit that is offered to all Hindu deities on all days.

To Realize One’s Self in the All-Pervading God is the Essence of Goodness - Rabindranath Tagore

To be truly united in knowledge, love and service with all beings, and to realize one’s self in the all-pervading God is the essence of goodness.

When a man’s life rescued from distractions find unity in the soul, then the consciousness of the infinite becomes at once direct and natural to it as the light is to the flame. All the conflicts and contradictions of life are reconciled; knowledge, love and action harmonize; pleasure and pain become one in beauty,… it is only the soul, the one in man which by its very nature can overcome all limits, and finds its affinity with the Supreme One.

Evil cannot altogether arrest the course of life…for evil has to pass on, it has to grow into good; it cannot stand to give battle to All.
It is through the heightening of our consciousness into love and extending it all over the world, that we can attain Brahma-vihara, communion with this infinite joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore