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Story Of Samba – Son Of Krishna

Samba was the son of Sri Krishna and his wife Jambavati. The story of Shamba is found in the Puranas and Mahabharata. He was responsible for the annihilation of the Yadavas and the death of Lord Krishna. Samba was a very powerful and strong warrior. He had single-handedly defended Dwarka when the city was attacked by the army of King Shalva. He was in love with Lakshmana, daughter of Duryodhana. He had abducted her from the Swayamvara ceremony but was captured by Duryodhana and the Kauravas. Balarama, the brother of Sri Krishna, rescued them and brought to Dwaraka. When Dwapara Yuga was coming to an end, Sri Krishna decided to put an end to his avatar. Soon Dharma (righteousness) started disappearing and it was replaced by Adharma. The Rishis realized what was happening on earth and decided to pay their respect to Sri Krishna. Rishis led by Vishwamitra, Narada, and Kanva reached Dwarka. Accidently, the Yadavas found out that the sap of Kadamba tree is intoxicating

Story of Devasena Wife Of Murugan - Some Interesting Facts

Devasena is the wife of Kartik or Murugan, who is the commander of the army of Devas and who is also the son of Shiva. Story of Devasena is found in the Mahabharata. She is also known as Jayanti and Devayani. Devasena was the daughter of Prajapati. She along with her sister Daityasena was captured by demon King Keshin. Daityasena agreed to become part of the designs of the demon king. But Devasena did not relent. She was rescued by King Indra and protected as she was daughter of his mother’s sister. Indra then found her a suitable and powerful husband in Kartik. It must be noted that in some Puranas, Devasena is mentioned as the daughter of Indra. It is believed that marriage took place at Thiruparankundram. Some interesting facts about Devasena She is called Devayani because she was brought up y Indra's divine elephant Airavata. Devayani means 'divine elephant.' In North India, Kartikeya is a celibate. The story of Devasena is part of Mahabhar

Pitra Dosh Solution In Hindu Religion

Many Hindus believe that pitra dosh solution will help achieving shanti or peace at home. A person, or family, suffers from pitra dosh when the ancestors are unhappy. This happens mainly due to sins committed and by not performing Shradh and other rituals dedicated to dead ancestors. Here are some important Pitra Dosh Solution: The most effective solution to Pitra Dosh is the worship and puja of peepal tree. On Saturday, after taking bath visit a peepal tree located in a temple or in a sacred place.  Offer milk to the roots. Mix petals of rose flower, white til, chandan and black til in water and offer it to the roots of the peepal tree. Avoid non-vegetarian food and alcohol on the birthday and death anniversary day of ancestors.  Perform annadanam or food donation on an auspicious day. Feed animals. Distribute dress to poor children. Distribute books to poor children. Plant trees. Related What Is Visha Tithi In Hindu Astrology?

Ashwini Nakshatra Date and Time 2020 – Aswathy Birth Star Dates in 2020

Ashwini Nakshatra 2020 dates based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam in India. Ashwini Birth Star, also read as Ashwini or Aswathy, is the first Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Aswathy Naal is widely used in Malayalam Astrology. It is referred as Ashwini Natchathiram. As per Hindu astrology Ashwini Nakshatra, or birth star, falls under Mesha Rashi or Aries.  Mangal is the Lord of the Rasi.  The lucky color of Ashwini is Blood red. Ashwini Nakshatra Date - Time - North - East - South of India This time is applicable in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Andaman and Nicobar. January 5, 2020, Sunday Time is from 8:15 AM on January 4 to 10:30 AM on January 5, 2020 February

Use of Saffron – Kesar – on Thursday in Hinduism to Overcome Difficulties in Life

Thursday in Hinduism is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and to Navgraha Brihaspati (Guru). It is believed by many Hindus that by offering prayers to these deities on Thursday one will be blessed with money, children, ideal life partner and intelligence. Offering yellow color things on the day is considered beneficial. Using saffron and turmeric on Thursday helps in overcoming difficulties in life. People observing various kinds of rituals, fasting, and small process and perform donation to get the blessing of Dev Guru Brihaspati and Lord Vishnu. Using Kesar (saffron) and making offering of it on Thursday is meritorious. It auspicious to take bath in water mixed with a small amount of turmeric powder. The tilak on forehead on the day should be made using kesar (saffron). This will help in strengthening the financial position. Sitting in meditation in the puja room, and then light a lamp using pure ghee. Chant the mantra ‘Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya” ( ऊं नमो भगवते वासुद

Makaravilakku 2023 Live Online – Sabarimala Temple Makara Jyothi 2023 Live Video Online

There is no official website on the internet providing live webcasting of Sabarimala Makaravilakku 2023 and Makara Jyothi but you can still watch it live online on January 14, 2023. Most of television channels in Kerala and some in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh will be telecasting live the Sabarimala Makara Jyothi and Makaravilakku form Ayyappa Temple on January 14, 2023 in the evening from 1700 hrs. So the best option is to look for the live streaming of television channels. The news channels in Kerala like Indiavision , Asianet and Manorama News has websites doing live streaming. Best option - Janam TV live - in all probability they will be airing Makaravilakku live. Another  option - The ideal option is to view Makaravilakku festival on Asianet News - Asianet News Live Another  option -  You can watch Makaravilakku Live in Tamil on Jaya TV  Other Options - chances only during the main event You can also watch manorama news online - live streaming  Thi

Swami Dayanand Saraswati Thoughts on the Four Stages of Life in Hinduism

Swami Dayanand Saraswati founder of Arya Samaj  - these are his thoughts on the four stages of life in Hinduism.  Brahmacharya (or the 1st stage of life) is meant for perfecting one's body and acquiring knowledge and culture. Grihastha (or the 2nd stage of life) is for the pursuit of useful occupation and professions, marriage, etc. Vanaprastha (or the 3rd stage of life) for meditation, concentration of mind on abstruse subjects, perfection of character and acquisition of divine knowledge. Sanyasa (for the 4th stage of life) is meant of disseminating knowledge of the Veda and the Shastras practicing virtue and renouncing vice, preaching the gospel of truth and dispelling doubts and ignorance of the people. But all those who do not discharge the most important duties of Sannyasa, such as the preaching of truth and righteousness, are the most degraded wretches, and will go to hell. Therefore, it is necessary for Sanyasis to devote themselves assiduously to the

Stay Away From Religious Show Off And Worthless Rituals - Sant Tulsidas

Sant Tulsidas face numerous opposition especially from fake priests and people who were religious show off . He asks people to see the real truth and to stay away from worthless rituals. Recluses, ascetics and monks are searching for Him in variegated garbs. Rishis, munis and avdhoots lay stress on scriptures and holy books. The learned of the world, puffed up with pride in their scholarly traditions, remain deluded by their erudition. They delude the world through the practice of pilgrimage, fasting and charity; they glorify bathing in holy waters and their followers bear the evil consequences. They get lost in rituals and external observances and never can reach the destination. Within this body exists the entire universe, so the wise saints say.