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Karka Rashi 2018 Predictions - How will be the year 2018 for Kark Rashi? - Karka Rashi Bhavishya 2018

Karka Rashi born people need to be careful in all aspects of life in 2018. January, April, May, August, and October are good months as per Kark Rashi Bhavishya 2018. February, July, and December are bad months. March, June, September, and November will be stagnant or both good and bad. Karka Rashi 2018 predictions are based on moon sign followed in Hindu astrology and horoscope. Karka Rashi Rashi Career - Job - Business 2018 It is a good year to fulfill a career dream of yours.You might be forced to look for a new job, as you will not be happy with the annual increase in salary or new pay package.If you are hesitating to take the risk due to fear of failure, then this year in which you will get plenty of opportunities to advance your career. Take some risk for progress.The reality check will happen this year. If you were not learning and were sitting in the comfort of a job, then you will enter the shaky ground.Those working abroad might face so tough situations.Good year to become a …

Mool Nakshatra 2018 Predictions – Moolam Nakshatram Phalam | Moola Natchathiram Palangal 2018

Mool Nakshatra born people will have a tough year in 2018. As per Moola natchathiram palangal, you will face problems in your relationships. Mool Nakshatra 2018 predictions (Moolam Nakshatram Phalam) based on birth star is given below.
January, March, June, and November are good months. February, April, October, and December will see both good and bad times. May, July, August, and September are bad months.  Mool Nakshatra is the 19th birth star among 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Jyothisha or astrology. As per Hindu moon astrology, panchang and traditional calendar Mool is in Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius Zodiac). Mool Nakshatra Career - Job - Business 2018 Fear will be your greatest enemy in career this year. Take bold decisions when it matters.It is a good year to change jobs, start a new career, get self-employed or for becoming a freelancer.Long delayed promotion will happen this year. But some can expect transfer to a distant location.Those looking for new job will get it this year – purely b…

Dattatreya Mahatmya – Lord Dattatreya Defeating Demons with the help of Goddess Lakshmi

There is an interesting story in Dattatreya Mahatmya about Lord Dattatreya defeating demons with the help of Goddess Lakshmi. Demon army led by demon king Jambha defeated the Devas or demigods. He became the ruler of the three worlds.

On the advice of Brihaspati, the gods went to the hermitage of Dattatreya and asked for his help. Goddess Lakshmi was living in the hermitage of Dattatreya during the time.

They promised to help the Devas.

A plan was hatched and as per the plan, Devas were to get the demons to the ashram of Dattatreya.

As per the plan, Devas attacked the demons. When the demons retaliated, the Devas took refuge in the ashram of Dattatreya.

Demons soon reached the ashram. However, when they saw the beautiful goddess Lakshmi by the side of Dattatreya they were filled with passion. They decided to kidnap her.

Dattatreya then told the Devas that due to the immoral behavior of the demons they have lost their prowess and strength.
On hearing this Devas attacked the demons and…

Karka Rashi Dates in 2018 - Time and Dates of Kark Rashi 2018 as Per Hindu Calendar

Karka Rashi, or Cancer Zodiac, is the fourth Rashi or zodiac sign in Hindu astrology. Kark Rashi dates in 2018 for the 12 months are given below: The Lord of Karka is Moon or Chandra, its guna is rajas and symbol crab. The element associated with Cancer is water. Please note that the time and dates are as per Hindu lunar calendar followed in India. IST time is followed. January 2018 5:57 AM on January 3 to 8:38 AM on January 5, 2018 January 2018 – Feb 2018 2:00 PM on January 30 to 4:36 PM on February 1 February 2018 – March 2018 10:05 PM on February 26 to 12:37 AM on March 1 March 2018 6:12 AM on March 26 to 8:41 AM on March 28 April 2018 5:55 PM on April 22 to 4:48 PM on April 24 May 2018 10:35 PM on May 19 to 12:59 AM on May 22 June 2018 6:51 AM on June 16 to 9:12 AM on June 18 July 2018 3:09 PM on July 13 to 5:32 PM on July 15 August 2018 11:26 PM on August 9 to 1:42 AM on August 12 September 2018 7:38 AM on September 6 to 9:55 AM on September 8 October 2018 3:47 PM on October 3 t…

Thrikarthika 2017 date – Importance of Kartika Vilaku – Festival of lights in Kerala

Thrikarthika, or Trikartika, is the festival of lights celebrated in Kerala on the Kartika Nakshatram (star) in the Malayalam month of Vrischikam (November – December). Thrikarthika 2017 date is December 3. It usually falls on the full moon day in the month and on the day all the houses, streets and temples are well lit with traditional oil lamps. The festival is mainly observed in South Kerala and is of great importance in many temples.
Why is Thrikarthika Observed? Thrikarthika festival is not dedicated to any particular God or Goddess in Hindu pantheon. But some people do claim that is dedicated to Shakti – popularly known as Bhagavati in Kerala. Some people claim it is an ancient form of nature worship.
How is Thrikarthika Observed or Procedure to Perform Kartika Vilaku? On the Thrikarthika day after sunset, houses, streets and temples are decorated with special oil lamps. Earlier people used to make use of the shell of Marotika to light lamps. Now the Marottika shell is widely re…

Thiruvannamalai Deepam 2017 Date at Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple - Karthigai Deepam atop the Annamalai Hills in Karthigai Month

The 10-day Karthigai Deepam festival observed at the famous Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, culminates with the Maha Deepam lit atop the Annamalai Hills. Thiruvannamalai Deepam 2017 date is December 2, Saturday.


Symbolism of Thiruvannamalai Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple - Karthigai Deepam The Maha Deepam represents Lord Shiva, who appeared in the form of a pillar of fire with no end and beginning (Jyotirlinga) before Brahma and Vishnu.

Karthigai Deepam festival, observed in Tamil month Kartika, is more than 3000 years old and is mentioned in the early Tamil scriptures.
Story of Thiruvannamalai Deepam  Legend has it once Lord Vishnu and Brahma wanted to know who was the greatest. After an intense debate they sought the help of Lord Shiva.
Lord Shiva said that he who can find the origin or end of his form is the greatest. Lord Shiva appeared before Lord Vishnu and Brahma in the form of a pillar of fire with no beginning and end. This form is referred as Jyotirl…

Three Relationships between God and the Individual

According to the three schools of Vedanta, there are three relationships between God and the individual.

The dualistic school looks upon man as a soul, and God as the supreme Person, eternally different from man.

According to the qualified monistic school, God is the supreme Person and the repository of all auspicious qualities. Individual souls are parts of God, even as sparks of fire are parts of fire. God is the Soul of souls.

According to the non-dualistic school, the individual and God are identical in their divine essence; nothing exists other than Brahman. Everything else is illusory like a mirage on the deserts, vanishing on the dawn of Knowledge.
SourcePrabhuda Bharata – October 2003 page 14

Similar thoughts for Gurus and Saints

God is within everyone, but man goes out in search of Him. This is what constitutes God's Play and God's Creation. (Anandamayi Ma) (If you wish to read more about the wisdom of Anandamayi Ma you can find it here. )

Individuals may read and r…

Hindu Calendar – December 1, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, December 1, 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 Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:34 AM on December 1. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:10 AM on December 2. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is December 1, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good and auspicious date. Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 12:17 PM on December 1. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram till 11:15 AM on December 2.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 2:28 PM on December 1. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatra till 12:07 PM on December 2.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 4:56 PM on December 2.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Go…