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Savitri Brata 2018 date in Orissa

Savitri Brata is observed by married women in Orissa and eastern parts of India for the wellbeing of husbands. In 2018, the date of Savitri Brata is May 15. Savitri Vrata falls on the Amavasi or No moon day in the month of Jyeshta (April – May). This popular observance is based on the Savitri – Satyavan Legend in the Mahabharata.

Legend has it that Savitri was able to rescue her husband, Satyavan, from the clutches of Yama, the god of death. She achieved this impossible task through sheer determination, courage and perseverance.

Savitri Brata fasting is from sunrise to sunset. An important event on the day that all married women compulsorily take part is the reading of the Sabirti Brata Katha (story of Savitri).

In some regions, the parents or brothers of married women pay for all the expenses needed for the Savitri Brata Puja.

You can find more about Savitri Brata including How to observe Savitri Brata and the story of Savitri and Satyavan in this article.

Kantatman – About Hindu God Kantatman

Kantatman is a deity mentioned in certain Vaishnava scriptures and some minor Hindu scriptures. He is the god of medicine. He is believed to have carried the nectar of immortality or Amrut.

He is the twentieth of the thirty-nine minor avatars of Lord Vishnu.

Some scholars are of the view that Kantatman is just another name of Lord Dhanvantri. This is because it was Dhanvantri who appeared with the nectar of immortality at the end of the churning of the ocean.
He is also equated with Pradyumna – son of Lord Krishna and god of love.

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Hindu Auspicious Days in June 2017 – Good Dates in June 2017 in Hindu Calendar

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. June 2017 Hindu auspicious dates given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates in June 2017 are good for house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration, birth, visiting, first visit etc.

Hindu Auspicious Days in June 2017

June 2 June 3
June 5 is good after 9:45 AM June 6 June 8 is good till 4:15 PM June 10 June 11
June 12 is good till 12:15 PM June 13 June 15
June 16 is good after 5:20 PM June 17 June 18
June 19 is good till 2:15 PM June 20 June 21 is good till 1:25 PM June 25
June 26
June 28 June 30 is good till 5:55 PM
Bad dates or dates that should be avoided in June 2017 are – June 1, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14, 22, 23, 24, 27 and June 29.

For a Detail Understanding of Online Puja – Interview with website Poojas – Which Provides Spiritual Remedies and Spiritual Solutions

I am pleased to post the following interview with a website associated with Hindu Religion – Poojas.in. This e-commerce website provides spiritual remedies and spiritual solutions. Nearly a dozen such portals help devotees in performing puja and rituals. The interview is an attempt to understand the concept of online puja how the services are provided and what all services they provide.



Interview with Mekhala .V. Jois of poojas.in

She was kind enough to give a detail explanation on how pujas are performed and the effort they take to make sure they follow the Shastras while conducting the pujas.

Q1) Why a website like poojas.in? How is it beneficial to Hindu clients? We have been offering services in the spiritual remedies space for over 15 years through the offline mode. An increasing trend in the number of problems of people across the globe, compelled us to go online. Now with our online presence, it has become easy for people who genuinely need spiritual remedies and related servic…

Doubt obscures the light which guides – Sadhu Vaswani

Doubt blots out the guiding stars. Doubt fills the soul with despair. Doubt obscures the light which guides.

The essential thing is faith. Faith is Shraddha not blind belief in a creed or sect, but firm aspiration to gain wisdom.

And in addition to faith, you must have mastery over your senses. Master your senses: let them not carry you away. Let the sails of aspiration bear you swiftly to the deathless.
All bondage is sin. Not only bondage of unrighteousness but, also, the bondage of self righteousness, of conscious virtue, of ahankara which says “I am virtuous! I am good! I am Pure!
– Sadhu Vaswani

Hindu Calendar Today – May 23, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon till 8:09 AM on May 23. Then onward it isKrishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon till 6:07 AM on May 24. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is May 23, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time till 12:01 PM. Nakshatra – Revati Nakshatra till 4:56 AM on May 23. Then onward it is Ashwathy or Ashwini Nakshatram till 3:43 AM on May 24.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Revati Nakshatra till 8:24 AM on May 23. Then onward it is Ashwathy or Ashwini Nakshatram till 6:02 AM on May 24.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 4:56 AM. Then onward it is Mesha Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and…