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Vishakha Nakshatra Tree – Which is the tree associated with Vishakha birth star Born People?

There are trees associated with each 27 nakshatrams or birth stars. Vishakha Nakshatra also has a particular tree dedicated to it. People born on each nakshatra should worship the particular tree. The tree associated and worshipped by Vishakha Nakshatra Born People is wood apple or feronia elephantum.


Hindi name of the Vishakha Nakshatra Tree is Kaith Telugu name is Velaga  Malayalam name is Vayyamkaitha Tamil Name is Vilam Palam Kannada name is Belavu  In Marathi it is known as Kovit Bengali name is Katbel 
Vishakha Nakshatra born people should plant the wood apple. Water it. They should also protect the tree.

Kumbha Sankranti

Kumbha Sankranti, Kumbha Samkranti, marks the beginning of the Sun’s transition from Kumbha to Meena or from Aquarius to Pisces. In 2017, the date of Kumbha Sankranti is February 12. Time is at 12:32 AM on February 13. There are 12 Sankranthis in a Hindu Solar Calendar and Kumbha Sankranti is the second last in the cycle. It is an auspicious day for many communities in eastern parts of India.

‘San’ means plenty and good and ‘Kranti’ means radical change and Sankranthi means plenty of good change. Meena Sankranti day is of importance is Orissa.

Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple February 2017 Monthly Puja – Kumbha Masa Puja

SabarimalaTemple opens on the first day of every Malayalam month and the shrine remains open for the next five days for the monthly poojas including Padi puja. SabarimalaAyyappaTemple will open on February 12, 2017 and will close on February 17, 2017 for Malayalam Kumbha Masa Puja. Thousands of Ayyappa devotees make use of this opportunity to visit the Sabarimala shrine to have a hassle free darshan.

The main pilgrimage season at Sabarimala shrine is during the Mandala Makaravilakku season (November – January). The period see heavy rush of devotees to the hill shrine.

Thousands of devotees in order to avoid the rush choose the monthly opening period to visit the shrine. There are also several Ayyappa devotees who make it point to visit the shrine every month. The shrine remains opened during the first five days each Malayalam month.

Udayasthamana pooja, padipooja and pushpabhishekam are performed during the monthly puja period.

You may also like to read Sabarimala 2017 – 2018 Calendar

We can shape our destiny through right living and right thinking

When we are obsessed with the passing pleasures of the world, we ignore our real goal – self realization.

A smile is a valuable service we can offer. It might change the day of a downcast and discouraged person.

Compassion and generosity are investments that everyone should have. It can create our future destiny.

Stand by our beliefs and convictions, it will achieve us greatness and glory.

We can shape our destiny through right living and right thinking.

We should replace fatalism and pessimism with positive thinking, right attitude, faith and optimism.

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Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 5, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, February 5, 2017 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:28 PM on Feb 5. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is February 5, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day after 5:10 PM Nakshatra – Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatra till 4:26 PM on February 5. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatra till 5:07 PM on February 5. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatra.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vrishabha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – M…