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Which animals can be kept at home as per Hindu Religion?

There are no direct references in Hindu scriptures as per which animals can be kept at a Hindu home. But these scriptures do give hints while narrating incidents and stories. Based on these hints, these animals can be kept (and cannot be kept) in the home as per Hindu religion.

As per Hindu religion, snakes are holy but they should not be kept as pets or in the compound of your house.

Similarly, it is not auspicious to keep bats, python, and scorpion as pets.

It is considered auspicious to keep deer as pets. It brings peace and prosperity. As per government rules, you are not supposed to keep wild animals like deer as pets.

Having rabbits at home brings prosperity. Keeping them is good for those looking to have children. It is also beneficial to children at home.

Keeping horse at home is considered beneficial in matters related to wealth.

Keeping birds especially parrot is considered beneficial. As per government rules, you are not supposed to keep parrots as pets.

Regarding cat, the…

Mahuri Kalua Temple in Odisha – Goddess Mahurikalua Temple near Berhampur

Mahuri Kalua Temple in Ganjam District in Odisha is dedicated to Goddess Mahurikalua. The temple is located around 15 km from Berhampur and 37 km from Ganjam. The shrine is located amidst serene surroundings.



Goddess Mahuri Kalua, a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti, was the prime deity of King of Mahuri.

Mahuri Kalua Temple is established inside a cave situated atop a hill.

As the shrine was inaccessible, devotees constructed a temple downhill.
Now both the shrines are open to devotees.

There is no purifier in this world like wisdom – Bhagavad Gita

Even if thou art the most sinful of all sinners, thou shalt cross over all sin by the raft of wisdom alone.

As the burning fire turns its fuel to ashes, so doth the fire of wisdom turn to ashes all action.

There is no purifier in this world like wisdom.
He who has faith and is absorbed in wisdom and has mastery over his sense, he gains wisdom. And having gained wisdom, he goes swiftly to the Supreme Peace.
– Bhagavad Gita

Hindu Calendar Today – May 22, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Monday, May 22, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 9:54 AM on May 22. Then onward it isKrishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon till 8:09 AM on May 23. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is May 22, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time on the entire day. Nakshatra – Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 5:49 AM on May 22. Then onward it is Revati Nakshatram till 4:56 AM on May 23.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 10:10 AM on May 22. Then onward it is Revati Nakshatram till 8:24 AM on May 23.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), …