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Phalaharini Kali Puja 2018 Date - Falharini Kalika Pooja

Falharini Kalika Puja is a highly auspicious day dedicated to Goddess Kali in the Jaishtho month in Bengali Calendar. Phalaharini Kali Puja 2018 date is May 15. The day falls during the Amavasya day in the Jaishto month.

Goddess Kali is worshiped on the day in temples and special pujas and rituals are held on the day.

The most important rituals on the day include Kali Nam Sankirtan, Anjali, Aarti, and Bhog.

The rituals and pujas begin at night on the Amavasya day and continue until next day 3:00 AM. In some regions, goats are sacrificed. Nowadays people cut vegetables instead of animals. Sugarcane and pumpkin are cut and offered to the Goddess. A particular type of pumpkin called Chalkumra (ash gourd) is used for the puja.

Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa performed special rituals on the day. He used to invoke Mother Goddess on the day.

It must be also noted here that Phalaharini is a form of Goddess Kali in the Tantric school of teaching. This form of Kali is propitiated for destroying th…

Apara Ekadasi

Apara Ekadasi occurs during the waning phase of moon in the month of Jyeshtha (May – June). The importance of Apara Ekadashi was explained by Lord Krishna to Yudishitira, the eldest of the Pandavas. Washing away the sins committed is the main benefit from observing Apara Ekadasi. In 2018, the date of Apara Ekadashi is May 11

There is a widespread belief that observing this vrat dedicated to Srihari will help in attaining huge wealth.

Apara means in great quantity or number and therefore all sins are destroyed by observing the fast.
Fasting on this Ekadashi is beneficial to those people who are suffering from remorse or guilt due to sin or sins committed. One can attain moksha by observing a fast on Apara Ekadasi. Krishna also mentions that one who observes this particular Ekadashi will become famous through meritorious deeds.
Observing this Ekadasi removes the remorse associated with not performing a particular action, when the person had the opportunity to do it but shied away.

This …

Always believe that there is a scope for improvement

Show gratitude to everyone who worked with you or helped you in your success. This makes the success even sweeter.

Always believe that there is a scope for improvement. This will guard us against failure.

Change is constant. The rule is applicable to success too. Therefore, continue with your good work. Keep expanding. Explore new areas.

Never stop learning. You might be successful but that does not mean there is nothing new to learn. Make use of new opportunities by being up-to-date.

Celebrate your success but do not boast about it. Let people realize what you have achieved.

Abhilash
www.hindu-blog.com


Hindu Calendar Today – May 21, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon till 11:16 AM on May 21. Then onward it isKrishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 9:54 AM on May 22. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is May 21, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time after 4:45 PM. Nakshatra – Purvabhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 6:22 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrittathi Nakshatram till 5:49 AM on May 22.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purvabhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 11:11 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrittathi Nakshatram till 10:10 AM on May 22.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 12:25 AM. Then onward it is…