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The Story of Worshipping White Elephant Along With Goddess Lakshmi

Elephant is worshipped along with Goddess Lakshmi in many regions and the goddess is also known as Gaja Lakshmi. Two white elephants are also depicted along with the image of Goddess Lakshmi and the animal is also believed to be the Vahana (vehicle) of the Goddess. The popular belief is that worshipping Gaja or elephant will help in attainment of wealth and prosperity. There is an interesting story which connects the worship of Goddess Lakshmi and elephant.

Long ago a king had two wives. The first wife had many children and the second wife had only a single son. The first wife and her children once made a huge white elephant of clay and worshiped it along with Goddess Lakshmi. The second wife was unable to perform the worship as she did not want her son to make a huge clay idol of the elephant all alone.
But the son noticed that his mother was sad and when he found out the reason for her sadness, he decided to alleviate it. The son prayed to Lord Indra and asked for his white elepha…

Ashwini Nakshatra 2017 Predictions – Astrological Predictions for Ashvini Birth Star in 2017

Ashwini Nakshatra people will have a tough year in 2017. Sudden job loss. Health issues. Lack of success in most areas. Career will be a major area of concern for Ashvini Nakshatra. Astrology prediction for Ashwini Nakshatram for 2017 based on birth star is given below: February and June
are good months. January, April, August, October and December are tough periods. March, April, May, July, September and November 2017 are neither good nor bad.  Ashwini is the first birth star among 27 Nakshatrams in Hindu Jyothisha or astrology. As per astrology and Moon Rashi, Ashwini Nakshatra is in Mesha Rashi (Aries Zodiac).



Career – Some of you might take up studies for better career prospects. Sudden job loss for some. Those working abroad might be forced to return. Those looking for a new job might face difficulties due to past activities. Tension and lack of peace due to unlawful activities at work place. Increase in workload. Additional responsibilities. Avoid change of career or resignatio…

Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti 2018 date - Birth Anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa in 2018

Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti (birthday) celebration is based on the Hindu lunar calendar. According to the Gregorian or English calendar, Sri Ramakrishna was born on February 18, 1836. Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti 2018 date is February 17 as per Hindu Tithi.

Sri Ramakrishna took the journey of seeking God to a new level and he unveiled the mystery of God and His working in the language of the common man. He showed the world through example how to go about seeking the Truth.

Numerous programs are being organized by Ramakrishna mission in India and in several countries around the world on the Jayanti day.

As per Hindu lunar calendar, Sri Ramakrishna was boron on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month.

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How can one become free from lust completely? – Sri Ramakrishna Answers  Truthfulness is the austerity of this age – Sri Ramakrishna

Phulera Duj – Fulera Dooj

Phulera Duja is a ritual associated with the Holi festival and is observed on the second day (dwitiya) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Phalgun month (February – March) mainly in North India. Phulera Duj 2018 date is February 17. In Lord Krishna temples in Vrindavan and Mathura special rituals are held on the day. In some temples, a bit of color is smeared on the face of Lord Krishna.

Legend has it that the union of Krishna and Radha took place on this day.

In some parts of North India, it is believed that the whole day is auspicious and therefore astrologers and pandits need not be consulted for finding an auspicious time.

Due to this unique occurrence, the day is chosen by some communities to perform marriages including the notorious practice of Child marriages.

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Lathmar Holi 2018 Date – Holi Festival in Barsana

Britain Hindu Calendar 2017 in pdf – Based on Standard Time Hindu Panchang 2017 followed in United Kingdom

Britain Hindu Calendar 2017 in pdf is presented by mypanchang. It contains all the important festivals, auspicious time etc as per Hindu Panchang 2017 for the United Kingdom. The calendar is based on time in Eastern Standard Time followed in cities like London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh in U K. It must be noted that the vrat, festival dates in India and England might be different many times. So if you are residing in United Kingdom and are keen to follow the local time then the calendar will be of great help.
Link – United Kingdom Hindu Calendar 2017 in pdf

New York – Toronto Hindu Calendar 2017 in pdf – Based on Eastern Standard Time Hindu Panchang 2017 followed in United States

New York – Toronto Hindu Calendar 2017 in pdf is presented by mypanchang. It contains all the important festivals, auspicious time etc as per Hindu Panchang 2017 for the Eastern coast of United States. The calendar is based on time in Eastern Standard Time followed in cities like Atlanta, Detroit, Lansing MI, Boston, Toronto CA, Washington DC, Miami, FL in United States and Canada. It must be noted that the vrat, festival dates in India and United States might be different many times. So if you are residing in United States or Canada and are keen to follow the local time then the calendar will be of great help.
Link – New York – Toronto Hindu Calendar 2017 inpdf

Anger exposes our weaknesses and imperfections

Self-control differentiates a human being from a wild animal.

Anger is the most disastrous thing in the world. The destruction it causes is immense.

Many tense situations can be diffused and amicably settled through peaceful talks.

If he desires, man can control anger, lust, hatred and greed. However, unfortunately he has become a slave of anger, lust and greed.

We become true human beings when we rule over our feelings, emotions, senses and the mind.

Anger is like a wildfire. It keeps spreading.
Our weaknesses and imperfections are exposed in anger.

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Hindu Calendar Today – February 26, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, today, on Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 8:19 PM on Feb 26. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:28 PM on Feb 27. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is February 26, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date. Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 6:59 AM on Feb 26. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram till 7:01 AM on Feb 27.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 7:16 AM on Feb 26. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram till 6:49 AM on Feb 27.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kumbha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Au…