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Hanuman Mantra to Overcome Fear of Ghosts and Spirits

In Hinduism, Hanuman is worshipped to overcome the fear of ghosts . He is also worshipped by families in which a member is possessed by spirits or ghosts. Here is a powerful Hanuman Mantra to overcome fear of ghosts and spirits. Powerful Hanuman Mantra ॐ दक्षिणमुखाय पच्चमुख हनुमते करालबदनाय। नारसिंहाय ॐ हां हीं हूं हौं हः सकलभीतप्रेतदमनाय स्वाहाः।। Om Dakshinamookhaya Panchamukh Hanumathe Kralbadnaya Narsimhaya Om Ham Heem Hrum Houm Ha: Saklabheethpretamanaya Swaha The mantra should be chanted daily morning, evening and before sleeping. On Tuesday, the mantra should be chanted 11 times. Yet another Hanuman mantra to overcome fear of ghosts and spirits is from Hanuman Chalisa. भूत पिसाच निकट नहीं आवें , महावीर जब नाम सुनावें bhoot pishach nikat nahi aaveim, Mahavir jab nam sunave Related Importance of Hanuman Bahuk

Origin of Kaveri River – Story of the Origin of River Cauvery

The interesting story of the origin of River Kaveri, which is known as the Ganga of the South, is associated with Sage Agastya and Lord Ganesha. The holiness of the Cauvery River is also associated with this legend. Legend has it that once all the saints of world assembled in the Himalayas to hear Hindu God Shiva talking about the secret of the Veda and Tantra. When all the pious people were assembled in Himalayas , the earth tilted. To restore the balance of the earth, Shiva asked Sage Agastya to go south as the spiritual strength of Agastya was equal to that of all the saints in the world. When he went to South crossing the Vindhya mountain range, he also carried with him Ganga water in a pot ( Kamandalu ). When Sage Agastya placed his pot on ground to meditate in the South, Ganesha in the form a crow came and tipped the pot down. Water flowed out of the pot and it turned into the Kaveri River . In another version of the story, Ganesha came in the form of

Reason For Maruti Name Of Hanuman - Why Hanuman Is Known As Maruti?

Hanuman is called Maruti because he is the son of Vayu – the wind god in Hinduism. Marut is one of the numerous names of Vayu. And as the son of Marut, Hanuman is known as Maruti. Valmiki Ramayana mentions that a celestial woman named Punjikasthala was cursed by a sage to be born as monkey on earth. The sage later repented and told her that she will have power to assume human form when she desired. Punjikasthala was then born as Anjana on earth. Once, Vayu happened to see Anjana in human form and was enamoured by her beauty. Vayu made love to her in his invisible form. Anjana who realized that she was violated was about to curse her unseen lover. But Vayu appeared before her and gave her boon that her chastity will not be lost and told her that a powerful son will be born to her. This son was Hanuman. Related Story of Hanuman Eating Sun

Dashavatar Dasami Vrat – Dasavatar Vrat

Dashavatar Dashmi Vrat is dedicated to the ten incarnations or Dasa Avatar of Hindu God Vishnu. Dashavatar Dashmi Vrat 2023 date is September 24. It is observed in the Bhadrapad month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India . On this day the ten Avatars of Sri Hari Vishnu are worshipped and special rituals are performed. Dashavatar dashmi vrat falls on the 10th day or the dasami tithi of the Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month (August – September). On the day, special food is prepared using wheat and rice and is offered to the 10 incarnations. It is must be noted that the vrat is offered during a different period by some Hindu communities in South India .

Swami Brahmananda Quotes and Teachings - First President of Sri Ramakrishna Mission

Swami Brahmananda (1863 - 1922) was a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and was a contemporary of Swami Vivekananda. He was the first president of Sri Ramakrishna Mission. Here are some important quotes and teachings of Swami Brahmananda. Remember God before beginning the work and remember God in the end.  Also remember Him in between. Every night before you go to sleep, think for a while how much time you have spent in doing good deeds and how much time you have wasted; how much time you have spent in meditation and how much you have wasted in idleness. . . Onward, onward! Never be satisfied with your present state of growth. Try to create a burning dissatisfaction within yourself. Ask yourself, ‘What progress am I making? None!’ and apply yourself ever more diligently to the task. Why do you think that you cannot do it because you failed once or twice? One has to try again and again. With unwavering faith in the words of the guru, the disciple must practice rep