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Akshay Navami – Amala Naumi - Importance - Akshya Navami 2018 date

Akshaya Navami, also known as Amala Naumi, is the ninth day during waxing phase of the moon in Kartik or Kartika Month in a traditional Hindu calendar. In 2018, the date of Akshay Navami is November 16. The popular belief is that the Treta Yuga started on this day. Some people refer the day as the beginning of the Satyuga.

The popular belief is that all rituals and prayers offered on this day will be answered and it will help the person in the path of Moksha or liberation. The day is of great significance in North India especially in Varanasi.

The day is observed as Akshay Navami Parikarama Divas in North India. Goddess Jagadhatri is worshipped on the day in West Bengal. Vrindavan Mathura Parikarma is also observed on this day.
Story of Akshaya Navami Legend has it that Lord Surya (Sun God) worshipped Goddess Durga on this day and was rewarded properties that is in possession of him. Therefore it is believed that which is given on the day will never be destroyed but will only result …

Kushmanda Navami

Kushmanda Navami is believed to be the day when Lord Vishnu vanquished demon Kushmanda and restored Dharma. Kushmanda Navami 2018 date is November 16. It is observed on the ninth day during the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in Kartik Month. The day is of great significance in western and northern parts of India.

Kushmanda Navami is also observed as Akshaya Navami in many regions. The day is considered highly auspicious for new beginnings.

Popular belief in Hinduism is that Dvapara Yuga began on this day. It is the third of the four yugas or ages in Hinduism. The current is the fourth age known as Kali Yuga.

The demon Khusmanda had created havoc on earth. The name of the demon comes from the pumpkin creepers that grew from his head. Lord Vishnu annihilated him and restored Dharma.

Jagadhatri Puja 2018 date in Bengal - Importance and Spiritual Significance of Jagadhatri Puja Observed in Eastern Parts of India

Jagadhatri Puja is observed on the ninth day of the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in Bengal and eastern parts of India. It is also known as Dhatri Pooja and Jagadamba Puja. Jagadhatri Puja 2018 date is November 16. Goddess Jagadhatri is a manifestation of Goddess Durga and the festival is mainly observed in the Chandannagar area in West Bengal – the ritual had its origin here.

Today, Jagadhatri Puja is performed in different parts of West Bengal and in some regions in Eastern India. As Jagadhatri, Goddess Durga is the protector of the earth.
In the form of Goddess Jagadhatri she is caring and showers motherly love on her devotees. This is one of the mild and happy forms of Goddess Durga.

Goddess Jagadhatri is depicted as riding a lion and she has four hands. She holds conch, discus, shaft, and bow in her four hands. An elephant is depicted as lying down near the idol. It is believed that Jagadhatri Puja had its origin in Chandannagar in West Bengal before 1750 AD when the regi…

Ahobilam Narasimha Temples and Navgrahas

There are nine Narasimha Temples at Ahobilam in Andhra Pradesh. The nine temples are associated with nine planets or the Navgrahas. The details are given below:

Ugra Narasimha Swamy – Jupiter or Brishaspati or Guru Varaha Narasimha Swamy – Rahu Jwala Narasimha Swamy – Mars or Mangal Malola Narasimha Swamy – Venus or Shukra Karanja Narasimha Swamy – Moon or Chandra Yogananda Narasimha Swamy – Saturn or Shani Chatravata Narasimha Swamy – Ketu Pavana Narasimha Swamy – Mercury or Budha Bhargava Narasimha Swamy – Sun or Surya
It is believed that those have trouble due to a particular navgraha can offer prayers at the corresponding Narasimha Temple and attain relief.

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

There are many couples who look for good dates for giving birth of baby. These are the good dates for giving birth in September 2018. Please note that the good date of birth of 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 September 2018

September 3 September 4 September 6 September 10 September 11 September 12 September 15 September 20 September 21 September 22 September 25 September 26 September 27 good till 8:25 PM

Panchachara – Five Codes of Conduct in Virashaivism or Lingayat Sect

Panchachara are the five codes of conduct in Virashaivism or Lingayat Sect. They are:

Lingachara – daily worship of Shivling as the only God.

Sadachara – leading moral and virtuous life.

Shivachara – all people are to be treated as the devotees of Shiva.

Bhrtyachara – humility towards Shiva and his devotees.

Ganachara – good conduct of gana or group. No devotee can bear the use of abusive language against the master and ill treatment of men and animals. The obligation is to promote the welfare of everyone and thereby develop Lingayat sect.

Basvanna is considered to be the founder of Lingayatism or Lingayat Sect or Veerashaivism. The sect brought about sweeping social changes in Karnataka and surrounding regions around 900 years ago.

The very process of control breeds disorder – Jiddu Krishnamurti

As long as the ‘me’ survives in any form, very subtly or grossly, there must be violence.
If you have this extraordinary thing (meditation) going in your life, then it is everything; then you become the teacher, the disciple, the neighbor, the beauty of the cloud – you are all that, and that is love.
The very process of control breeds disorder; just as the opposite – lack of control – also breed disorder.
The religious mind is a light to itself. Its light is not lit by another – the candle that is lit by another can be put out very quickly.  – Jiddu Krishnamurti