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Rahu Ketu Peyarachi 2017 date - Rahu Ketu Transit 2017

Rahu Ketu Peyarachi is related to Tamil astrology and horoscope and is the transit of Rahu and Ketu – two of the Navgrahas whose planetary movements are important in astrological calculations. Rahu Ketu Peyarachi or transit 2017 date is July 27. As per some panchangs and calendars it is on August 17, 2017. Rahu will move into Kadakam or Karkadaka or Karka rashi or Cancer Zodiac. Ketu will move into Capricorn Zodiac (Maharam or  Makar Rashi ) for next one-and-half years.

Rahu Graha and Ketu Graha when placed in appropriate houses in a person’s horoscope is said to be highly beneficial. Some astrologers are also of the opinion that when they enter the wrong house in a horoscope they can create problems.

Those people who believe in astrology perform special pujas and rituals in Navgraha temples on the day to attain benefits and to stay away from troubles.

Brihaspati Puja in Shravan Month

Brihaspati Pujan is a special puja and ritual performed by some Hindu communities on Thursdays in the month of Shravan in Maharashtra. In 2017, Shravan month in Marathi calendar begins on July 24 and ends on August 21. Brihaspati Puja 2017 dates in Shravan month are July 27, August 3, August 10, and August 17. Brihaspati, known as Jupiter, is the Guru of the Devas and is also the presiding deity of Thursday. Brihaspati Pooja is performed for wisdom and knowledge.

Some people observe fast on all the Thursday s in a month or year to appease Brihaspati. This is usually based on horoscope – to avoid the bad effects of Brihaspati Graha.

Please note that the Shravan month in North India begins on July 10 and ends on August 7.

You may also like to read Brihaspatiwar Vrat – Thursday Fasting

Sindhara Dooj

Sindhara Dooj is observed on the second day of Navratri and also on the second day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Shravan month a day before Hariyali Teej. Sindara Dooj 2017 date is July 25. The day is auspicious in Panchangs and Hindi calendars followed in North India.

The one observed on the second day of the waxing phase of moon in Shravan month is of great importance. The Sindhara Dooj, observed a day before Hariyali Teej, is essentially a women’s festival.

In some Hindu communities, daughter-in-law gives gifts to the mother-in-law. This giving of gifts is mainly performed during the first year of marriage.

Another highlight is the numerous swings that are exclusively for women.

The ritual is observed a day after Hariyali Amavasi

Symbolic Meaning of These Uninvited Guests Arriving at Home

Guests are equal to God in Hinduism. Here is the symbolic meaning of various types of uninvited guests arriving at home in Hindu religion.

Napunsak (Kinnar or Hijra), Transgender – Such individuals bring the luck of Budh Graha. They help in alleviating diseases, bad luck and court cases. This is the reason why a transgender should never be allowed to return empty-handed.

Handicapped beggar – Solution to Rahu related problems in the horoscope of the people in the house. Aged (old) beggars – Solution to problems related to finance, education and children.

Someone comes asking for oil – It means the people in the family will get relief from Shani Grah related problems.

Sanyasi – If Sanyasi or saint comes then it means your luck is going to change.

Unmarried Girl wearing white cloth – This is considered highly auspicious. It means peace will return to home and there will be prosperity.

Newly married woman – If a newly married woman arrives at home then the people in the home will be hono…

Gupteshwar Mahadev Mandir at Gupteshwar in Jabalpur

Gupteshwar Mahadev Mandir is an ancient Shiva temple on the banks of Narmada River at Gupteshwar in Jabalpur. The Shivling worshipped in the temple finds mention in Puranas.


The Shivling worshipped here is also known as the Upling, or the second Shivling, worshipped by Lord Ram at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu.
The temple attracts maximum crowd during Shivratri and Shravan month. Mondays in a week is the most auspicious day here.


Teachings from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

God alone does everything, He is the Operator and man the machine. Vedanta philosophy gives an illustration.

Suppose you are cooking rice in a pot, with potato, eggplant, and other vegetables. After a while they begin to jump about in the pot. They seem to say with pride: 'We are moving! We are jumping!'

The children see it and think the potatoes, eggplant, and rice are alive and so they jump that way.

But the elders, who know, explain to the children that the vegetables and the rice are not alive; they jump not of themselves, but because of the fire under the pot; if you remove the burning wood from the hearth, then they will move no more.

Likewise the pride of man, that he is the doer, springs from ignorance.

Men are powerful because of the power of God.

The puppets dance well on the stage when pulled by a wire, but they cannot move when the wire snaps.
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, 893

Hindu Calendar Today – July 25, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:50 AM on July 25.Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:31 AM on July 26.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is July 25, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good time after 7:35 PM. Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayilyam Nakshatra till 8:39 AM on July 25. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram till 8:03 AM on July 26.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Aslesha or Ayilyam Nakshatra till 6:00 AM on July 25. Magha or Makam Nakshatram till 4:52 AM on July 26.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 8:39 AM on July 25. Then onward it is Simha Rashi till 1:57 PM on July 27.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat,…