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Mauli Devi – Information About Hindu Goddess Mauli Devi

Goddess Mauli Devi, also referred as Ma Mauli, is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is worshipped mainly in Maharashtra. She is a village deity. The main temples dedicated to the Goddess are located in Satara and Sangli District in Maharashtra.

Goddess Mauli Devi is a kind form of Goddess Shakti. She showers motherly love on her children. The murti or idol of Mauli Devi symbolizes kinds and motherly affection.

She is worshipped for peace, prosperity, protection, good agriculture, healthy children, early cure of diseases and for victory over enemies.

The murti of the Goddess  is dressed like a Marathi woman. Her hands are in blessing posture.
Mauli Devi removes darkness caused by Adharma. She upholds righteousness by protecting those who practice Dharma.

Thyagaraja Aradhana 2019 date – Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhana Music Festival in 2019

Thyagaraja Aradhana, dedicated to Saint Thyagaraja, the greatest saint composer of Carnatic music, is observed in Paush month. Thyagaraja Aradhana 2019 date is January 21 to January 27. The music festival is held during this period for five days. The festival is held at Thiruvaiyaru near Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu and is also therefore known as Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhanai. The festival is observed on the fifth day during the Krishna paksha or waning phase of moon in the Telugu month of Paush or Pushya. The 172nd Aradhana Festival Pancha Rathna Keerthana is on January 27, 2019.

Accomodation: Many people have accommodation during the Aradhana at Thanjavur, which is around 13 km from Thiruvaiyaru.

Contact: For more information regarding the Aradhana you can contact: Sri Thyagabrahma Mahostsava Sabha (Regd.)
(19 OF 1941)
31, Thirumanjana Veethi , Thiruvaiyaru – 613204
Thanjavur District
Tamil Nadu , India Ph: 04362 - 262661, 262662 Cell: +91- 9443463816
E.mail id : thiruvaiyaruthyagaraj…

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Sri Ranganatha Temple in Srirangam

At the Sri Ranganatha temple in Srirangam, Vaikunta Ekadasi lasts for 21 days – which is divided into two parts of pagal pathu and Ira pathu. On the Vaikunta Ekadasi day, the most important event at Srirangam is the ‘Sorga Vasal Opening’ – Paramapada Vaasal - the opening of door to Vaikunta - abode of Srihari Vishnu. In 2018, Vaikunta Ekadasi date is December 18.

On this day, Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu is clothed is an armor of pearls and is brought to the Thousand-Pillared Hall from the inner shrine. The idol is brought through the northern gate known as ‘the Gate of Vaikuntha’ or the gate to the heaven. This gate is opened only on the Vaikuntha Ekadasi day.
The lord holds the Divine Durbar in the Thousand Pillared Hall and Nalayira Dhivyaprabandham is recited. The Lord returns late in the night.

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Sri Ranganatha Temple is observed for 21 days. The ten days before Vaikunta Ekadasi is observed as Pagalpaththu and the next ten days after Vaikunta Ekadasi is observed as E…

Jijamata Jayanti – Mata Jijabai Jayanthi

Jijamata Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Jijabai, mother of Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj. In 20198, Jijamata Jayanti date is January 21. As per Gregorian or English calendar her birthday is on January 12. Her Jayanthi is observed on the Paush Purnima day, or full moon day in Poush month, as per traditional Marathi calendar.

It was Jijamata's courage, strong sense of duty, self respect and resilience that inspired Shivaji Maharaj to become the greatest Maratha ruler and warrior.

Jijabhai was the daughter of Lakhuji Jadhavrao of Ahmednagar. She was married to Shahji of Pune.

She had to undergo numerous hardships even when she was pregnant with Shivaji Maharaj. It was such hardships that strengthened her resolve that a protector of the Hindus was must and the result of it was Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj, the greatest Maratha warrior.

Chronology of events in the life of Jijabai Jijabai is born – 1596 ADShahaji and Jijabai are married – 1603 AD        Shahaji is wounded by father-i…

Tridev Mandir in Varanasi

Tridev Mandir is located on Sankat Mochan Road in Varanasi. The temple is dedicated to Maa Sati and Khatu Shyam. The Goddess worshipped here is a reincarnation of Uttara of Mahabharata.

Legend has it that Uttara was reborn in a Vaishya family in Rajasthan during Kali Yuga. She avenged the death of her husband and then attained Sati.

The main murtis worshiped in the temple are that of Maa Sati and Khatu Shyam. Only the head of Khatu Shyam is worshipped in the shrine.

Other murtis worshipped in the temple are that of Ganesh, Ram, Sita Lakshman, Radha Krishna, Ma Anjani, Bhagavan Balasar, Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

The temple has three domes with Kalash. The annual pran prathishta anniversary is held on February 14.

Other important dates in the shrine are last Sunday of Shravan month, Hanuman Jayanti, Aghan Navami, Bhado Amavas and Annakut.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 4, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:20 PM on January 4. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is January 4, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good date. Nakshatra – Purvabhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 3:09 PM on January 4. Then onward it is Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purvabhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 5:15 PM on January 4. Then onward it is Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 9:11 AM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south R…