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Importance of Ganesh Puja in Afternoon – Benefits of Afternoon Puja of Ganesha

Performing puja of Ganesha in the afternoon helps in overcoming obstacles in life. It is believed that Ganesha appeared on earth in the afternoon and this is the main importance. As his birth took place during the afternoon performing puja and prayers during the period has special benefits. When a devotee has the blessings of Ganesha, he will be able to achieve progress in life and overcome all obstacles including even the toughest problems in the horoscope. Afternoon Ganesha Puja Mantra श्री गणाधिपतयै नमः Shree Ganaadipadaye Namah Benefits of Afternoon Puja of Ganesha It is an early solution to financial problems. There will be relief in business and property related problems. Those wishing to get promotion will have the wish fulfilled. Various kinds of delays in life will be removed with the blessing of Ganesha. All kinds of problems in horoscope will be nullified. How to perform Ganesha Puja in the Afternoon? Keep Ganesha murti in a proper place and

Avani Moolam – Festival on Avani Moolam Nakshatram

Avani Moolam is a unique festival observed in Tamil culture on the Moolam Nakshatram day in Avani month (August – September). Avani Moolam 2023 date is August 26. Avani Moolam festival is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The most important Avani Moolam festival and rituals are held at the Madurai Meenakshi Temple . Special processions are held on the day in Madurai Meenakshi Temple . The festival is basically dedicated to the reenactment of a famous incident involving Lord Shiva. Also known as Puttu festival, Avani Moolam is based on a local legend and is referred as the sport of carrying soil for the wages of rice pudding. An important legend in which Lord Shiva sends his Ganas as horses to keep the promise of Saint Manikkavasagar is believed to have happened on Avani Moolam day.

Jwalaji Temple on Benog Hill Mussoorie

A small but extremely beautiful and holy Jwalaji Temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga, is located at the top Benog Hill in Mussoorie. Benog hill (2104 meters) is a small trek and one can have a beautiful view of Aglar River valley from here. The temple is around 9 km west of Mussoorie town. There is no eternal flame in the temple. The temple is only named after the Jwalaji form of Goddess Durga. There is only a small but beautiful stone murti of Goddess Durga in the small temple. Goddess Durga is worshipped as Jwalaji – the eternal flame – in Hinduism. Symbolically, it represents the infinite energy that is responsible for the universe. When Mother Goddess withdraws the energy, darkness envelops in the universe. The limited human mind has tried to capture the unlimited in the form of eternal flame. Maa Durga worshipped here is a wish fulfilling deity. Devotees in large number visit the shrine offer prayers for their wishes to be fulfilled. It is believed that walk

Sankata Devi – Removes Difficulties - Information Goddess Sankata Devi

Sankata Devi is a manifestation of Goddess Shakti. In this manifestation, she removes the difficulties of her devotees and blesses them with peace and prosperity. Sankata Devi manifestation is worshipped on the eighth day of the Ashwin Navratri. This is also the Durga Ashtami day. As per Kashi Kanda, Sankata Devi is the one who vanquishes dangers for her devotees. Some Puranas describe her as one of the Matrikas. It is said that she along with another nine manifestations of Goddess Shakti tended to a prince of Kashi who was born under an unlucky star. The 9 matrikas along with Sankata Devi became foster mother to the young prince. The most important day dedicated to Sankata Devi is Friday. Special prayers are offered to her on this day. A very famous temple dedicated to Sankata Devi is located in Varanasi.