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Mandaksha Nakshatra

Mandaksha Nakshatras are a set of seven nakshatras in ancient Hindu astrology. There are 27 nakshatras in ancient Indian astrology. The general belief is that things that are lost on Mandaksha nakshatra day will never be found or returned.

The lost or stolen things in these nakshatra will be taken away in the western direction. Your search for the thing will be unsuccessful and it will not be found.
Mandaksha Nakshatras are:

Ashwini, Mrigasira, Aslesha, Hasta, Anuradha, Uttarashada and Shatabhisha.

Sant Kabir Jayanti – Kabirdas Jayanthi

Sant Kabir Jayanti is observed on the Purnima or full moon day in the month of Jyeshta (May – June) as per traditional calendar. In 2018, the date of Sant Kabir Jayanti is June 28. It is believed that Sant Kabirdas was born on this day. The birth anniversary of Sant Kabir is observed in India and around the world. Meetings, satsangs, and recital of Sant Kabir’s poems are held on the day.


Sant Kabir was a revolutionary saint and poet and religious reformer who refused the tag of a particular religion by accepting all religions and by propagating that the same Supreme Being appears in all religions. Kabirdas called himself the child of Lord Ram and Allah. He is believed to have lived during the 15th century AD.
A weaver by profession, Sant Kabir wrote numerous poems extolling the greatness of the oneness of the Supreme Being. He was able to weave simple philosophical thoughts into his Dohas which were easily digestible by the common man who was always kept aloof by the scholarly class …

How to Observe Vat Savitri Vrat Fasting? - Vat Savitri Purnima Puja Procedure

Vat Savitri Vrat, or Vat Savithri Purnima, is a fast observed by married Hindu women in North India for the wellbeing of their husbands and children. The fasting is based on the devotion and determination shown by Savitri to win back her husband Satyavan from the clutches of yama (god of death). The legend is mentioned in the Mahabharata. The prayer and pujas associated with Vat Savitri is observed at the community level or individually at home.
Vat Savitri Vrat Fasting is for three days and it begins on the trayodashi day and ends on Amavasi or Purnima. Some sections of Hindu society observe the vrat during Amavasi (new moon) and others during Purnima (full moon) in the Hindu month of Jyeshtha (June – July).
The fast is observed for three nights and is broken on the fourth day. The number of days the fast is observed depends on the person who is observing it. Nowadays, many women only observe the fasting on the important day of Purnima.
There are no rigid rules regarding any Hindu fa…

Where to Place Aquarium in a Hindu Home? - Why Ancient Hindus Did not Keep Fishes as Pets?

The aquarium is an alien concept to Hinduism. Followers of Hindu religion did not keep fishes as pets in aquarium – freshwater or marine. Today, Aquarium is part of many Hindu homes. There are some publications, which suggest as to where to place an aquarium in a Hindu Home? This is mostly borrowed from Feng Shui and other eastern concepts.

The concept of Aquarium was not in vogue in ancient India mainly because fishes were found abundantly in rivers, lakes, and ponds. Stories of people visiting underworld and seeing various types of fishes are mentioned.

The concept of having a fishpond in the home (like in Iran or China) is unheard in ancient India. Hindus had wells and temple ponds. They were mainly used for daily purposes and worship.

Fishes were not part of wells but temple ponds were full of fishes but Hindus never caught them. They were worshiped mainly because the first avatar of Vishnu was Matsya or Fish.

The story of Matsya Avatar gives an indication as to why Hindus did no…

Simple Solutions to Financial and Relationship Problems in Life as Per Hindu Beliefs

The practical and simple solution to financial and relationship problems in life is to keep out jealousy, desire, hatred, ego, attachment, and greed. But this is not possible for many of us so there are some simple rituals in Hindu religion. Please note that these solutions are based on local knowledge and are not based on Hindu scriptures. These are beliefs and practices followed in a particular region or by a particular community.

Take a pot or vessel and fill it with water. Put some Lal Chandan – red color sandalwood – in it. This vessel filled with water should be kept near the head while sleeping at night. Next day morning the water should be poured under a Tulsi plant. The problems will be solved slowly and steadily.

The ritual should be performed for 41 days.

To overcome financial troubles keep a red color cloth in your safe and money purse.

Offering a small amount of milk to Shivling and distributing the rest to the poor solves everyday problems.

Similarly, offering a small…

Vat Purnima 2018 date - Vata Poornima Fasting in 2018

Vat Purnima fasting is observed by married women for the well being of their husbands in certain parts of India. The fast is based on Savitri Satyavan legend in the Mahabharata. Vat Purnima 2018 date is June 27. The Vrat is observed during Poornima (Full moon) in the month of Jyeshtha and is more popular in Gujarat and Maharashtra. In some regions it is a three-day Vrat.


For those people who observe the traditional three-day Vrat in India, Vat Vat Purnima Arambh (Begins) on June 25, 2018 and ends on June 8.

Prayers and pujas are dedicated to Vat Vriksha (Banyan Tree) and Savitri. Most people now fast only on the main ritual day that is on the Poornima day. The ritual is also known as Peepal Pujan.

The main ritual on the day includes tying of the red or yellow thread around the banyan tree and fasting from sunrise to sunset.
It must be noted that Vat Savitri Amavasya Vrat is observed during the Amavas (No moon day) in Jyeshta month and this Vrat is more popular in Northern parts of Indi…

Sulochana Nakshatra

Sulochana Nakshatras are a set of seven nakshatras in ancient Hindu astrology. There are 27 nakshatras in ancient Indian astrology. The general belief is that things that are lost on Sulochan nakshatra day will never be discovered or recovered.

The lost or stolen things in these nakshatra will be taken away in the northern direction. Your search for the thing will be unsuccessful and it will not be found.
Sulochana Nakshatras are

Krittika,Punarvasu,Purvaphalguni,Swati,Moola,Shravan andUttarabhadra.

Andhaksha Nakshatra

Andhaksha Nakshatras are a set of seven nakshatras in ancient Hindu astrology. There are 27 nakshatras in ancient Indian astrology. The general belief is that things that are lost on this nakshatra day will be recovered soon.

The lost or stolen things in these nakshatra will be taken away in the eastern direction. Your search for the thing will be successful and it will be recovered.
Andhaksha Nakshatras are

Rohini,Pushya,Uttara Phalguni,Vishaka,Purvashada,Dhanishta andRevati.

Madhyaksha Nakshatra

Madhyaksha Nakshatras are a set of seven nakshatras in ancient Hindu astrology. There are 27 nakshatras in ancient Indian astrology. The general belief is that things that are lost on this nakshatra day are impossible to recover.

The lost or stolen things in these nakshatra will be taken away in the southern direction. Your search for thing will not be successful.
Madhyaksha Nakshatras are

Bharani, Ardra,Magha, Chitra, Jyeshta, Abhijeet and Purvabhadra.

Hindu Calendar Today – June 7, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It isShukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:45 PM on June 7. Then onward it isShukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:36 PM on June 8. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is June 7, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the day. Nakshatra – Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 11:35 PM on June 7. Then onward it is Anusham or Anuradha or Anizham Nakshatram on the entire day on June 8 and till 4:08 AM on June 9.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 11:18 PM on June 7. Then onward it is Anusham or Anuradha or Anizham Nakshatram on the entire day on June 8 and till 2:14 AM on June 9.
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