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Indradhumneshwar Mahadev in Ujjain – Story of Indradhumneshwar Form of Shiva – 15th Shiva Temple in Ujjain

Indradhumneshwar Mahadev is worshiped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84 forms of Shiva worshiped in Ujjain. Those offering prayers to Indradhumneshwar Mahadev will be blessed with fame and wealth.

The temple dedicated to Indradhumneshwar Mahadev is located at the Patni Bazar at Modi ki Gali in Ujjain.

This form of Shiva is associated with King Indradhumneshwar.

Indradhumneshwar Mahadev is counted among the 84 Shiva Temples in Ujjain and it is the 15th temple visited during the parikarama of Shivalayas here.

Story of Indradhumneshwar Mahadev form of Shiva in Ujjain

Story of Indradhumneshwar Mahadev begins with King Indradhumneshwar wishing to attain moksha. He travelled to Himalayas and sought the help of Rishi Markandeya. The Rishi advised him to go to Mahakaal Vana (present day Ujjain) and offer prayers.

The king then made a Shivling and offered prayers at Mahakaal Vana.
Impressed with the piety and devotion of the king, Shiva appeared before him and granted him moksha…

Hora in Hindu Astrology

Hora is an important aspect of Hindu astrology. A Rashi or Zodiac consists of 30 degrees. It is divided into two equal parts or halves called Horas. So each Hora measures 15 degrees.

Sun (Surya) and Moon (Chandra) are the owners of the Horas.

In all odd Rashis (Mesha, Mithuna, Simha, Tula, Dhanu and Kumbha) the first Hora is ruled by the sun and the second by the moon.
In all even Signs (Vrishabha, Karka, Kanya, Vrishicka, Makar and Meena) the first Hora is ruled by the moon and the second by the sun.

Godh Bharai Dates in November 2017 – Hindu Baby Shower Good Dates in November 2017

Godh Bharai Dates in November 2017 is based on Hindu calendar and Panchang. Godh Bharai is the Hindu baby shower and is one of the auspicious occasions. Below are the good dates in November 2017 for performing this important ritual.

Godh Bharai Dates in November 2017

November 1
November 2 November 3 good date till 1:45 PM
November 6 good date till 2:35 PM November 7 November 8
November 9 good date till 4:40 PM November 10 November 11 November 12 November 14
November 15 good date till 1:10 PM November 19 November 21
November 22 good date till 1:30 PM November 23 November 25 November 26 it is good date till 9:50 AM
November 27 November 28 November 29