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Tulsi Puja 2017 date – Tulsi Shaligram Puja in 2017

Tulsi Puja, also known as Tulsi Shaligram Puja, is observed during the waxing phase of the moon in Kartik month as per traditional lunar calendar. Tulsi, Holy Basil, is associated with Lord Krishna and is found in majority of Hindu homes and is worshiped daily. Tulsi Puja 2017 date – the date of Tulsi Puja is October 31 for those observing it on Uthana Ekadasi. November 1 for those communities observing it on Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi or the day after Ekadasi. Some communities observe it on Kartik Purnima, which is on November 4.

Please note that the ritual can be observed on any date between October 31 and November 4.

Tulsi Puja is usually performed between Karthik Shuddh Ekadasi and Kartik Purnima.

The main ritual involves the wedding of Tulsi Plant to Lord Vishnu in the form of Shaligram.

Tulsi Pooja also marks the end of Diwali fortnight for many communities.

You may also like to read How to perform Tulsi Vivah? Tulsi Puja ritual and legend

Oval-Shaped Shivling – Shivalinga in the shape of oval

Some Shivlings are oval shaped especially the Banalinga. God as per Hindu concept is formless and That can only be represented symbolically. Shivling in the shape of oval is one such form.

Symbolically the oval-shaped Shivling represents the universe. It is divided into two halves sky and earth.
The oval has the shape of an egg. Egg is considered the source of life in which both male and female forms are united.

July 2017 Rented Home Dates – Good and Auspicious Date to Shift or Move into Rented House – Flat – Apartment in July 2017

Many Hindus look for auspicious and good date to move into rented house. Below are the auspicious dates in July 2017 to shift or move into rented home, flat or apartment. Please note that these are not actual grah pravesh dates. It is just good dates to make a quick move into a new home.

July 2017 Dates to Shift or Move into Rented Homes

July 1 good date after 6:20 PM
July 2 July 3 July 5 July 6 is good till 8:20 AM
July 9 is good till 10:35 AM
July 10 is good after 11:10 AM July 11
July 12 is good after 2:05 PM July 13 July 14
July 15 it is good till 2:30 PM July 16 July 18 good till 8:45 PM July 20 July 24
July 26 is good till 7:25 PM
July 27 is good after 7:00 PM July 28 July 29
July 30 is good till 8:05 AM July 31 is good till 9:35 AM

Tirupati Calendar 2017 – Download Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple Calendar 2017 of TTD Released

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTDs) has brought out the 12-month calendar for 2017 with pictures of Sri Venkateswara. Currently there is no online version of the calendar. There is also no option for online purchase of these. The calendar was released during the Sri Vari Annual Brahmotsavam. The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) calendar is available in three varieties – Sri Venkateswara Swamy Calendar, Sri Vari and Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Calendar and Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Calendar.

It would have been nice if TTD could make these calendars available online in PDF or JPEG format.

The calendars are available for purchase at the Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple and at Tirumala publication places and at select TTD offices around the country.
The rate of 12 sheet calendar is Rs.75/-, Deluxe Diary Rs.100/-, Ordinary Diary Rs.75/-, SV(Big) Calendar Rs.10/-, SV & SP calendar Rs.7/- and Telugu Panchangam calendar Rs.15/- each.

You can download the calendar here for free...


Stay Calm and Cool When Others around us are Not

We live in a world that is filled with aggressive, dominating and intimidating individuals. We have to deal with such shot tempered and volatile characters in our daily life. So we need to stay calm and cool when others around us are not.

We must be able to identify such people quickly. We should keep a note of their aggressive character.

Always maintain our composure and do not give into provocations. You can chant ‘Om’ in mind to keep yourself cool or any mantra you prefer.

Try to empathize with the person. See the person as a disabled who needs emotional help. So be a good listener. Do not digest what the person says. Just hear and forget.

When we have learned that the person is aggressive and not good to us, do not waste our time for such a person.
Make sure that even if you have to answer back it is limited to the issue and does not get personal.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 12, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, November 12, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:09 AM on November 12. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is November 12, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date Nakshatra – Revati Nakshatra till 8:16 PM on November 12. Then onward it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 1:00 AM on November 12. Then onward it is Revathi Nakshatram till 10:30 PM. Then onward it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 8:16 PM. Then onward it is Mesha Rashi.
In western parts of India (Mah…