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How is Muhurat calculated in Hindu Astrology? – Calculation of Muhurtham

Muhurat, or Muhurtham, is an auspicious time for undertaking a new work in Hinduism. Muhurat is an important branch of Hindu astrology. Each Muhurat has duration of 48 minutes. Muhurtham is based on astrological factors such as tithi, vara, nakshatra and yoga which decide the auspicious time for certain events and sacraments. Auspicious time in Hindu astrology is commonly use for pre-natal and post-natal ceremonies, such as marriage, nisheka, pumsavana, semantha, namakaran, and education beginning with upanayana. It is also considered while making new purchases, starting agricultural work, transaction of money, and entering a newly built house to live in it. Tithi, each day of the waxing and waning moon, are classified as benefic and malefic. The 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 12th and 30th tithis are generally avoided. Nakshatras (birth stars) are classified in several ways, and some nakshatras ar considered good for specific purposes. Among the days (vara), Tuesdays, Sat

Meditation According To Bhagavad Gita - How To Meditate?

The Bhagavad Gita is the essence of Vedas in a simple style that can be understood by all. Chapter VI of the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna talks to Arjuna about meditation. Meditation in Bhagavad Gita deals with posture to be adopted, the object of focus, the mind and the other essential feature connected with meditation. Meditation Lessons in Bhagavad Gita Chapter VI Lord Krishna in this chapter talk of the kind of atmosphere one should have for meditation. He also describes the actual process involved. Chapter VI verse 10 A yogi should constantly engage his mind in meditation by living alone. He should learn to control his thoughts and mind by freeing them from any sense of desire or possession. Chapter VI verse 11 Having firmly established himself in a clean spot with a firm seat that is neither too high nor too low and covering the with the Kusha or Durva grass and cloth, the yogi proceeds with meditation. Chapter VI verse 12 While sitting, the mind and the sens

Goddess Dasauli - Worshipped By Tribals In Rajasthan - Bihar

Mother Goddess Dasauli is worshipped mainly by the tribals residing in the forests of Bihar and Rajasthan. She is worshipped for a bountiful crop and also for the protection of live stocks and agricultural fields. Goddess Dasauli resides in the sal forests. A ritualistic dance called Maghe, performed by Ho Tribe in January, is dedicated to the Goddess. It is performed after a successful harvest when the granaries are full. Festivals associated with the Goddess are known for its wild gathering and excessive merry making. Black colored cock or hens are sacrificed to propitiate the deity.

Hindu Quotes On Good Thoughts - Importance Of Nurturing Good Thoughts

A collection of quotes on the importance of nurturing good thoughts. Just as fruit is born of a seed, deeds are born of thoughts. Bad fruits are born from bad seeds similarly evil acts are born of evil thoughts. As a farmer separates good and true seed from the seed of weeds, and selects from among the good seed and the choicest and guards and sorts it; even so a prudent man treats his thoughts; he repels vain and foolish thoughts, and preserves the good thoughts, cherishing and assorting them. If you do not repel evil thoughts and cherish good thoughts, you cannot avoid evil acts. Good deeds come from good thoughts only. Cherish good thoughts, searching for them in books of wisdom, in sensible conversations and above all in your inner self. So that a lamp may give steady light it must be placed where it is protected from the wind. But if a lamp is in a windy place, the light will flicker and cast strange and dark shadows. Even so uncontrolled, foolish and ill-assorted