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Difference between Kamba Ramayana and Valmiki Ramayan

Kamba Ramayana is the Tamil Version of the Valmiki Ramayana but with original poetic touches of Kamban, the Tamil poet who wrote the epic in Tamil. Here are some of the striking difference between Kamba Ramayana and Valmiki Ramayan.
More Poetic indulgence, similes and great idyllic beauty can be found in Kamba Ramayana. The journey of Dasaratha to Mithila for alliance is described in two shlokas in Valmiki Ramayana. Kamba Ramayana dedicates four chapters to the journey. In Valmiki Ramayana, Ravana carries Mata Sita on his left hand. In Kamba Ramayana, Ravana pull out the entire hermitage along with Sita and carry it to Lanka. She stayed in the same hermitage, which was originally built by Lakshmana during her captivity in Lanka. Guhan is given prominence as is shown as epitome of Bhakti in Kamba Ramayana. Guha is the name of the hunter-chieftain who helps Sri Ram during his exile. In Valmiki Ramayana, Mata Sita is kidnapped by Ravana to avenge Surpanakha’s insult and later he wants to ma…

Hindu Auspicious Days in September 2018 – Good Dates in September 2018 in Hindu Calendar

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. September 2018 Hindu auspicious dates given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates in September 2018 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 September 2018 September 2 is good only after 8:50 PM September 3 September 4 September 6 September 10 September 11 September 12 September 15 September 18 – Average day neither good nor bad September 19 – Average day neither good nor bad September 20 – Good till 11:55 PM September 21 September 22 September 24 – Average day neither good nor bad September 25 September 26 September 27 good till 8:45 PM September 28 – Average day neither good nor bad Bad dates or dates that should be avoided in September 2018 are –  September 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 23, 29 and September 30.

Vrishabha Rashi 2018 Predictions - How will be the year 2018 for Vrishabha Rashi?

Vrishabha Rashi born people will face difficulties related to job and relationship in 2018. January, March, August, September and December are good months. February, April and July are bad months. May, June and July will be stagnant or both good and bad. Vrishabha Rashi 2018 predictions are based on moon sign followed in Hindu astrology and horoscope. Career It is a good year for those looking to change job or become self employed.Those looking for new job especially after studies will be lucky in this year.Freelancers and those make living out of hobby or passion will have good year.It is a good year to take risk in career matters and do something of your liking.Sudden career related troubles for those working abroad.Good year if you are looking or expecting government related jobs.Avoid making enemies at the workplace as they can do serious damage to career.You will not be happy with the decisions of seniors or management.Some of your ideas and decisions will be stolen by others.Som…

Vishnu Food Offering - Which Food Should Be Offered to Lord Vishnu as Bhog or Prasad?

Each Hindu God and Goddesses like a particular kind of food. Devotees offer that particular food as Bhog, or Prasad, to get the blessing of the deity. So which food should be offered to Lord Vishnu as Bhog or Prasad.

A person seeking the blessing of Bhagavan Srihari Vishnu, should offer yellow color food. The best offering is jaggery, yellow color dal (yellow color lentil), and Ladoo. Another offering is milk mixed with kesar.

The best day to make food offering to Lord Vishnu is Thursday.

The food should be offered during morning or evening puja and should be taken away when the puja is completed. It should be then distributed as Prasad among family members, relatives, friends and neighbors.

It is believed that those people who make food offering to Lord Vishnu will not face problems in life. There will be no delay in different aspects of life.
It is highly auspicious to make food donation of the same food items.

We All Have a Weakness and this is a Trap of Nature

We all have a weakness and this is created by nature to cause our downfall – to open the exit doors from the world. This weakness can be jealousy, over indulgence, avarice, anger, lust, fear, ego, greediness, power, alcohol, superiority complex, inferiority complex, overeating, possessiveness, unwanted attachment to a particular thing, passion etc…

A weakness is not always associated with negative qualities. Even positive qualities, which are in excess and without logic, can cause problems. Love, obsession with studies, things, power, success, name, fame…fear of failure etc are also form of weakness.

Anything that is too much is a weakness.

Ultimately, this weakness causes our downfall. Our success and happiness in the world depends on our ability to keep our weakness in control.

If you take a close look at the life of some people, you will realize that death or their failure in life is due to their weakness.

If we become a slave of our weakness then it will wreck havoc in our life…

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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Monday, October 16, 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 2:04 AM on October 16. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon till 12:46 AM on October 17.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is October 16, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – An average day – neither good nor bad. Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 7:53 AM on October 16. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram till 7:23 AM on October 17.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Magha or Makam Nakshatram till 6:07 AM on October 16. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram till 6:12 AM on October 17.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 1:22 PM on Oct 17.
In western parts of India (Mah…