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Navratri Jackets – Shrug or Koti Jacket

During the festival of Navratri (September – October), special multipurpose jackets are available in the market for babies, children, boys, girls, men and women. They are noted for its Kutch embroidery. The jacket for ladies and men are known as Navratri special shrug or koti.

The Navratri jackets are like a waistcoat. It gives a designer traditional look and is mostly available in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.

Kutchi hand-made jackets are noted for its mirror works.

The price of the Shrug or Koti depends on the material and embroidery work.

The price of the kurti can range from 200 to 10,000/-.

Related Navratri Chaniya Choli Dress

Puratassi Month 2018 – Importance of Purattasi Masam in Tamil Calendar in 2018

Purattasi Month is the sixth month in a traditional Tamil calendar and is of great importance. It is a highly auspicious month and is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara (Lord Vishnu). The Navaratri festival is also held in this month. Puratassi Month 2018 is from September 17 to October 17. Special pujas and prayers are observed on Saturdays in Puratassi month to please Shani Bhagavan. Navartri festival in 2018 is observed this year in Puratassi month.

Navratri festival begins on October 10.
Ekadasi dates in Puratassi Masam are on September 20 and October 5.

Shiva Pradosham dates are on September 22 and October 6.

Pillayar Sankatahara Chaturthi is on September 28 (Ganesh Sankashti Chaturthi)

Purattasi Ammavasai is on October 9

Muruga Sashti Fasting is on October 15

Puratassi Pournami is on September 25.

Special Rituals in The Month

Special prayers are offered at the SrirangamRanganathaswamyTemple in Purattasi Month.

Another legend suggests that Lord Saneswara (Shani) loses his powers in P…

Thoughts are not beyond our control

Thoughts are not beyond our control.

We must understand that we are the creators of our thoughts and therefore we can change them for the good.

We should be more aware of our thoughts especially about their rise.

We should also be aware about the quality of the thought and whether it nourishes us or diminishes us.
Inspiring, positive and enlightening thoughts only should be encouraged.


Life does not always serve tasty dishes

Hindu Calendar Today – September 16, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleveth day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleveth day during the waning phase of moon till 4:13 PM on September 16.Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon till 2:13 PM on September 17.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is September 16, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time on the entire day. Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 3:08 AM on September 16. Then onward it is Pushya or Pooyam or Poosam Nakshatram till 1:46 AM on September 17.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram till 2:16 AM on September 16. Then onward it is Pushya or Pooyam or Poosam Nakshatram till 1:06 AM on September 17.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 12:39…