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Sharvari Devi – Hindu Goddess Sharvari

Sharvari Devi is an incarnation of Hindu Goddess Shakti (Parvathi). In this form she is worshiped mainly in the Himalayan region, especially in Himachal Pradesh. She is considered as a manifestation of Goddess Parvati and is worshiped as the consort of Shiva. The popular belief is that she blesses and heals her devotees. In villages in Himachal Pradesh there is a popular belief that proper worship of her will help in healing of various diseases. She is also believed to help devotees in attaining prosperity. Oracles, known as Gur, acts as an intermediator between devotees and Sharvari Devi. They claim She possesses them and provides solutions to problems of devotees. Devotees ask questions to Sharvari Devi through the ‘Gur.’ Such practices are very much vogue in many rural villages in Himalayan regions. 

Geometric Symbol and Diagram for creation principle in Hinduism

There are particular symbols for male, female, creation etc in Hinduism. The symbol for creation principle in Hinduism depicts union. These geometric symbol and diagram explains the aspect of creation in Hindu religion and is of great importance in tantrism. The above sent of geometric symbols explains the union of male and female principle – Shiva and Shakti.

Jabalpur in Hinduism – How is Jabalpur Associated with Hindu Religion?

Jabalpur is one of the central districts in Madhya Pradesh, India, and is name after Jabali an ancient sage in Hinduism. One of the holy rivers in Hindu religion, Narmada flows through Jabalpur. The earliest inhabitants of Jabalpur arrived in the Paleolithic era. Traces of their settlement can be found in Bheraghat, Tilwarghat, and Lametaghat. Early inhabitants have also left a few engravings on rocks, which indicate their artistic efforts. A few bronze implements have been discovered in Jabalpur. The place is mentioned in the Skanda Purana and it finds mention in the Mahabharata. Tripuri mentioned in Hindu scriptures and associated with Lord Shiva is believed to be the modern Tewar in Jabalpur. Tripuri is mentioned in coins assigned to the latter half of the 3 rd century BC. Punch-marked coins found at Karachula and Tewar belong to the Mauryan Period. Northern black polished ware firmly dated to 300 BC has been found at Tewar. These archeological discove

Patmeswari Temple and Someswar Siva Temple at Patnagarh in Balangir in Odisha

Patmeswari Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Maa Patmeswari at Patnagarh in Odisha. Another ancient temple located nearby is the Someswar Siva Temple. The two shrines are located at a distance of 40 km from Balangir. Maa Patmeswari was worshipped by the Chalukyas. The architecture of the temple is an example of early Chalukyan architecture. The main murti worshipped in the temple is that of Goddess Shakti. Most important festival is the Durga Puja. Someswar Siva Temple is a 12 th century shrine at Patnagarh. This shrine is also noted for its medieval architecture. Shivling is worshipped in the temple. The most important festival observed here is the Shivratri. The shrine also attracts hundreds of devotees during the Shravan month.

Marathi Magh Month in 2023 – Magh Mahina 2023 in Maharashtra Calendar

Magh month, or Magh Mahina, is the 11th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Magh Month 2023 in Marathi calendar is from January 22, 2023 and ends on February 20. The important festivals in the month include Ganesh Jayanti (Jan 25), Vasant Panchami (January 26), Ratha Saptami (January 27) and Shivratri on February 18, 2023. Sankashti Chaturthi  monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Magh Mahina is on February 9, 2023 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:16 PM – Indian Standard Time. Magh Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Magh Mahina 2023 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from January 22 to Feb 5, 2023. Magh Month 2023 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from February 6 to February 20, 2023. Purnima or full moon in Marathi Magh Mahina in 2023 Purnima or full moon day is on February 5, 2023.  The Purnima begins at 9 :30 PM on February 5 to 11:58 PM on February 5 .  Purnima Vrat is on February 5. Amavasya in Magh Mahina 2023 in

God Is Within Everyone – Anandamayi Ma - Collection Of Wisdom

A collection of wisdom of Anandamayi Ma. There is a great book of life. To one who has dived deep into it all truths of Science, philosophy and allied subjects never remain unexplored. God is within everyone, but man goes out in search of Him. This is what constitutes God's Play and God's Creation. I am ever present with you all, but you have little yearning to see me. What am I to do? Know it for certain I have my eyes fixed on what you do or fail to do. You all love this body so much that you often come to see me, unmindful of the long distance that many of you have to travel. Yet, it is true that this body has no relationship with any of you except the kinship of the Atma which this body enjoys equally not only with each of you but even with all trees, creepers and the foliage around, as well as with rocks, mountains, and everything else. It is but the self that calls itself, and none other than the self that realizes itself. Relative happiness, that is t