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How to Perform Bheemana Amavasya Vrata? - Bheemana Amavasi Ritual Procedure and Rules

Bheema Ammavasi or Bheemana Amavasya Vrata is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and is observed by women in Karnataka. It takes place on the Amavasi or non moon day in the month of Ashada. Also referred as Jyoti Bheemeshwara Vratam, the ritual is observed for the well being of the male members in the family.  How to observe Bheemana Amavasya Vrata? Requirements A pair of mud kalikamba lamps representing Shiva and Parvati or picture of Shiva and Parvati or Silver lamps. Dough balls or Kadubus with coins hidden in them (Bhandara). Thembittu lamps or traditional lamps Turmeric roots Yellow thread Nombu sacred thread (usually made instantly or bought) Cotton Local flowers Betel leaves Betel nuts bananas Unbroken coconut Fruits All things needed for the Puja are arranged. There are no strict rules you can always substitute things. House is cleaned and decorated, especially the Puja area. Fried things are not prepared on the day. Prepa

Dwi Mukhi Ganesha – Significance of Two-Face Ganesha

Dwi Mukhi Ganesha is especially worshipped to get relief from Ketu related problems in horoscope or janam kundli. Many Hindus believe that worshipping two-face Ganesha changes luck and ushers is prosperity. A rare Dwi Mukhi Ganesha is worshipped in the famous Chintamani Ganapati Temple in Mandasur, Madhya Pradesh. The two faces of Ganesha faces the opposite direction. Red color dress adorns the murti. The color tone is blue-green. He has four hands holding ankush, pasha and gold filled kumbh. One hand is in Varad mudra. The nakshatra associated with Dwi Mukhi Ganesh is Shravan. When Chaturthi falls on Monday, the day is dedicated to Dwi Mukhi Ganesha. Benefits of Offering Prayers to Ganesha Solution to mental problems. Financial problems will be solved especially legal issues related to wealth. All fight and problems in home will be solved. White color flowers are offered to Dwi Mukhi Ganesha. Chawal kheer or rice payasam is offered as Prasad or bhog.