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Guru Peyarchi 2016 date and time – Guru Peyarachi or Transition of Jupiter in Tamil Astrology in 2016

Guru Peyarchi is associated with horoscope and astrology especially in Tamil Nadu and is the transition of planet Guru or Jupiter. Guru Peyrachi 2016 date is August 11 as per majority of astrologers.  On the Peyarachi day, Guru or Jupiter will transit to Kanya Rashi and will remain there for next 12 months. This Transition is an important astrological event. Guru will remain in Simha Rashi till .
Guru, or Jupiter, is considered a highly favorable graha or planet in Hindu astrology and it is believed to bring luck and prosperity.
Those people with weak position of Jupiter in their horoscope might face some hard times.
This transition is based on the movement of the moon.

Story of the origin of Cure for Snake Bite in Hindu Tradition

Story of origin of cure for snake bite in Hindu tradition is found in the Adi Parva (Chapter 20) of Mahabharata. Lord Brahma taught Sage Kashyapa the cure of snake poison.

Nagas or snakes were born to Kadru, one of the wives of Sage Kashyapa.

Once, Kadru asked her naga children to hand down like hair from the tail of Uccaissravas, the horse of Indra. So that she could win the bet, she had with Vinita, another wife of Sage Kashyapa.

Some of the nagas refused to do so. Kadru became angry and cursed them that they would be burnt alive at Janamejaya’s snake sacrifice.

After the curse, the snakes became dangerously venomous.
Other living beings faced innumerable problems due to this imbalance in nature. To overcome the problem, Brahma taught Sage Kashyapa the art of curing snake bite to protect other creatures that might be bitten by the snakes.

Rajarani Temple at Bhubaneswar in Odisha

Rajarani Temple is a unique 11th century shrine at Bhubaneswar in Orissa. There is no murti (idol) in the temple. It is situated midway between the famous Lingaraj Temple and the Brahmeshwar Temple. The temple is famous for its sculpted figures and the successive tiers of projections rising to form its 18 meter tower.


The term Rajarani is derived from the very fine grained yellowish sandstone, called ‘Rajarania’ in common parlance.

The temple shows strong Shaiva association. The temple contains scenes of linga worship and Shiva’s marriage with goddess Parvati. There are Shaiva doorkeepers too in the shrine.

A major attraction of this temple is the carvings of the eight dikpalas (temple guards).

The structure of the temple comprises of porch, side-niches, dikpalas, navgraha slabs and plenty of miniature spires. There are also erotic sculptures.
Some scholars are of the view that the shrine is built on a Sri Chakra of a Manjusri architectural style and the very temple is the abode and …

Ignorance is giving importance to something which is not important – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Surrendering to the Lord, you can achieve the fully blossomed state of consciousness.

You will find that it is love that rules the world. The center core of the existence rules this whole universe. Just like the sun is the center of the solar system and rules all the planets, love is the core of your life. Love is beyond your changing body, changing thoughts, and changing feelings. It is the very center, core, of your existence, which is very subtle and delicate. It can be called lover or anything else. That consciousness, the core of existence is responsible for this whole creation. There lies the Lordship.

Love is in-built in creation. This is how the creation is functioning.
When your consciousness is filled with ignorance, then there is restlessness. There is unhappiness and suffering. Misery is due to ignorance. Ignorance is giving importance to something which is not important; that which is not worthy of that importance – thinking that something that is changing to be permane…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – July 26, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 5:32 PM on July 26. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is July 26, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day after 6:45 AM. Nakshatra – Revati Nakshatra till 11:55 AM on July 26. Then onward it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Revati Nakshatra till 11:06 AM on July 26. Then onward it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 11:55 AM. Then onward it is Mesha Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Meena Rashi till 11:06 AM. Then on…