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Sugar on Shivling – Benefits of Offering Sugar to Shiva – How to Perform Sugar Shivling Abhishek?

 Sugar is offered to Shivling by devotees for desire fulfillment. Usually, abhishek with sugar on Shivling is performed on Monday, Shiv Chaturdashi, Pradosh day or during Maha Shivratri. Benefits of offering Sugar to Shiva include relief from poverty. It is meritorious to perform sugar abhishek in Shravan month. Benefits of Offering Sugar to Shiva It is performed to achieve happiness in life. It is also a sign of prosperity and people perform it for an evergreen and prosperous life. There is a belief that the person who performs sugar abhishek on the shivling will get permanent relief from poverty. How to Perform Sugar Shivling Abhishek? The abhishek with sugar on Shivling can be performed at home or in a temple. Take bath and wear white color clothes. Perform the puja facing north. Offer prayers to Ganesha in the mind. Take the blessings of Goddess Parvati. Light a lamp using pure cow ghee with one wick. Offer water to the shivling. Offer bilva leaves. Offer

Dashanan Mandir in Kanpur – Ravana Temple - Opens Only On Dasara

Dedicated to Ravan, the Dashanan Mandir located outside the Chinnamasta Temple at Shivala in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh is open for worship in a year only on the Dussehra day. Ravana is believed to be the guard of Goddess Chinnamasta and the 5ft idol of Ravan stands outside the temple protecting the deity. Legend has it that Ravan who was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva was always on the lookout for ways to appease Him. Guarding Chinmastika was one of the ways that Ravan found to impress Lord Shiva. This temple of Ravana opens only in the morning of Dasara day and closes after 12 hours. Thousands of people from different parts of India arrive on the day to offer prayers to Ravan. When effigy of demon Ravana is burned in one place, another place chooses to worship him – suggesting that there is an amount of goodness in every person. You may also like to read Ravana Worshiped in Kolar District of Karnataka Ravan Descendants in Jodhpur

Punarvasu Nakshatra Date and Time in 2020 – Punartham or Punarpoosam Birth Star dates in 2020

Punarvasu Nakshatra 2020 dates and time based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Punarvasu Birth Star also known as Punarpoosam or Punartham in South India, is the seventh Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Punarvasu Nakshatra dates in 2020. The astrological prediction of Punarvasu Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mithuna Rasi and Kataka Rashi. As per Hindu astrology birth star Punarvasu Nakshatra, falls under Mithuna Rasi or Gemini Zodiac and also Kataka Rasi or Cancer Zodiac. The first ¾ part of Punarvasu is in Mithuna Rashi and the last quarter is in Kataka Rasi. Mercury or Budh is the Lord of the birth star of the first three quarters. Chandra or moon is the Lord of the last quarter. The lucky color of Punarvasu is grey or lead. Punarvasu Nakshatra Date and Time 2020 - North - East - South of India This time is applicable in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhan

Yazh Music Instrument – Yal Musical Instrument In Ancient India

Yazh or Yal is one of the most ancient musical instruments in ancient India. Yal is a string music instrument and was mainly used in ancient Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.. It was used as a primary instrument and also as an accompaniment to vocal music. When the fretted vina emerged, yal slowly receded into the background. Vina denotes stringed instruments in general in Sanskrit, and yal is its Tamil equivalent. In Silappadikaram, the chapter Arangetra Kathai mentions the rules to be followed while playing yal. Musicians who played yal were known as yalpanar and the place where they lived came be known as Yalpanam. Yal and Prehistoric creature Yali   Since the tip of dandi or the stem of this instrument was carved into the head of the weird animal yali (vyala in Sanskrit), it was named yali or yal or yazhi. The headpiece of yal at the tip of dandi is retained even now as the headpiece in vina. The figure of pre-historic yali, a weird creature, is seen in the templ