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Different Color Tilak in Hinduism – Importance and significance of different Color Tilaks

Tilak is an essential symbol in Hinduism and it is worn on the forehead by Hindu devotees. Tilak comes in various different colors. Here are the importance and significance of different color tilaks. Black – bestows peace Red – makes one attractive Yellow – bestows prosperity White – moksha or liberation  from cycle of birth and death. Black chandan or tilak we get from devi temples. Red from Shakti shrines. Yellow from shrines dedicated to Vishnu and his avatars especially Lord Krishna. White is the sacred ash from Shiva temples.

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Timings - Srirangam Temple Darshan Timings – Opening Closing and Pooja Time

Srirangam Temple is one of the important temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the world and is located at Srirangam, Tamil Nadu. Below is the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple timings in detail. Please note that there will be changes in the opening and closing time of the temple during important rituals and festival. The darshan time will be extended on special occasions. The shrine will be closed during Grahan or Eclipse Srirangam Temple Darshan Timings Morning – 6:00 AM to 7:15 AM 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM After noon - 1:15 PM to 6:00 PM Evening – 6:40 PM to 9:00 PM Detail Puja and Darshan Time Viswaroopa seva 06:00 to 07:15 Pooja time – ( No Darshan) 07:15 to 09:00 All people darshan 09:00 to 12:00 Pooja time – ( No Darshan) 12:00 to 13:15 All people darshan Timings 13:15 to 18.00 Pooja time – ( No Darshan) 18.00 to 18:45

Karmanghat Hanuman Temple – Karmanghat Anjaneya Swamy Temple at Saroornagar in Hyderabad

Karmanghat Anjaneya Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is located at Karmanghat in Saroornagar in Telangana in India. Karmanghat Hanuman Temple was built in 1143 AD by the then Kakatiya king Sri Prataparudra. Karmanghat Hanuman Temple exact location is Sagar Ring Road in Hyderabad. Legend has it that King Sri Prataparudra discovered the murti of Hanuman worshipped in the temple during a hunting expedition. Whiling hunting, the king heard someone chanting Rama Rama. He looked around and soon discovered that the chant was emanating from a murti of Hanuman. That night he had a dream in which Hanuman asked him to build a temple at the sight. Another legend has it that Mughal Ruler Aurangazeb had ordered the temple to be destroyed. But his soldiers could not go near the temple. Aurangazeb himself arrived to destroy the Hanuman temple. When he reached the spot he heard a roaring voice, which said, Mandir todna hai to, pehle tum karo man ghat – If you want to destro