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Symbolism in the Elephant Head of Ganesha

Like numerous other aspects in Hinduism, deep symbolism is attached to the elephant head of Ganesha. The big elephant head of Ganesh represents the great repository of wisdom. The large ears symbolically suggest that it is the medium to acquire vast knowledge. The trunk symbolizes the power to uproot ignorance. It also symbolically suggests the discriminatory capacity to differentiate between the dualities of life. The two tusks represent the dualities of life and the broken tusk represents shedding of duality.

Download Bhagavad Gita in Hindi in PDF format for Free

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita Sadhak Sanjivini in Hindi can be downloaded for free from Gita Press. Bhagavad (Bhagwat) Gita E-book is strictly for personal use. You can download the entire Gita as a single file in PDF format or the eighteen chapters separately. The Bhagavad Gita is in PDF format and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. You can download the Bhagavad Gita from this link - Shrimad Bhagavad Gita Sadhak Sanjivini. Bhagavad Gita Hindi yet another version from the same publisher with explanation and meaning. You can download it here .

Mangala Chaturthi - Information About Mangal Chaturti

Mangala Chaturthi is an auspicious day when fourth day or Chaturthi in a Hindu lunar fortnight falls on a Tuesday. The day is then considered highly auspicious for offering prayers to Ganesha. The day is highly auspicious as it is the Sankashtahara Chaturthi Vrata. This particular Sankashtahara Vrat is known as Angarak Sankashta Chaturthi as it fals on a Tuesday. It must be noted that Mangal Chaturthi occurs whenever a Chaturthi falls on a Tuesday - the Chaturthi during the waxing phase of moon or waning phase of moon. For many Ganesha devotees Mangala Chaturthi falling during the Krishna paksha or waning phase is highly meritorious and auspicious. Those people who are having delay in marriage due to Mangalik yog will get relief after offering prayers on the day. As per Hindu scriptures, those who offer vrat on the day will have their desire fulfilled. It is believed that making donation or daan on the day by wearing red color cloth is highly meritorious. You can gi

Kollemcode Devi Temple Thookam 2024 Date – Bhadrakali Temple at Kollemcode in Kanyakumari District

Bhadrakali Temple at Kollemcode in Kanyakumari District in Tamil Nadu is a very popular Shakti shrine in the region. The annual Kollemcode thookam 2024 date is March 14. The temple attracts scores of devotees from Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali . Mother Goddess is worshipped in the form of semi-circular form known as Mudi. The Mudi is decorated with snake hood. (Though Shree Bhadrakali Devi is believed to be appeared here as dual form of Shakti viz. Bhadra and Kali, the devotees gets the blessings from the unified form of Mother Durga. These Goddess' reside in semi-circular "Mudis" which are decorated with Snake Hood structures carved from jack tree wood.) There are two temples nearby one at Kollemcode and another at Venkanji. Kollemcode Devi is the elder sister Bhadra and the goddess worshipped at Venkanji is Rudra, younger sister. The "Moola Kshethram"(Original Temple) "Shree Vattavila Bhadrakali Mudippura&q