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Ahuti in Hindu Religion

Ahuti is offering oblations in fire to Gods and Goddesses in Hindu religion. Ahuti is part of almost all rituals, rites and yajnas in Hinduism. Usually, they are in the form of ghee (clarified butter), milk, curd, cooked rice, fried rice, fried paddy, juice of the Soma creeper and specified portions of the offerings. Ahuti are made to Agni, the God of fire through whom they are believed to reach the respective deities. All that is offered as oblations are products of earth. In certain rituals, the other three elements – fire, air and ether – are also offered. On certain occasion, the offerings are made of gold or other precious metals. Darbha grass and other holy items are also offered. Even the recital of Vedas is considered an oblation to the gods. Ahuti is performed using the right hand.

Jyeshta Nakshatra Date And Time In 2020 – Triketta Or Kettai Birth Star Dates In 2020

Jyeshta Nakshatra 2020 dates and time based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Jyeshta Birth Star, also known as Triketta or Kettai in South India, is the 18th Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Jyeshtha Nakshatra date in 2020. The astrological prediction of the birth star Jyeshta as per Moon Sign is that of Vrischika Rasi. Mars or Mangal is the lord of Vrischika. The color of Jyeshtha is Cream. Jyeshta - Kettai - Triketta Nakshatra 2020 Date and 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 21, 2020, Tuesday Time is from 1:06 AM on January 21 to 12:36 AM on January 22, 2020 Februar

10 Principles Of Arya Samaj

Swami Dayananda Saraswati, the founder of Arya Samaj, framed 10 principles of Arya Samaj. These principles or commandments as they are called are as follows. Parameshwara (God) is the fountain of all true knowledge and the primeval cause of all things knowable. Worship is due to Ishwara (God), who is all truth, all knowledge, all beatitude, incorporeal, almighty, just, merciful, unbegotten, infinite, unchangeable without a beginning, incomparable, the support and the Lord of all, all pervading, omniscient, imperishable, immortal, exempt from fear, eternal, holy and the cause of the Universe. Vedas are the books of true knowledge and it is paramount duty of every Arya to read or hear them read, to teach and preach them to others. An Arya should always be ready to accept the truth and renounce untruth when discovered. Dharma, after consummate deliberation should be his guiding principle in all actions. The primary object of the Samaj is to go to the world for improving the phy

Karva Chauth Story in the Mahabharat Associated with Arjuna and Draupadi

There are numerous stories associated with the Karva Chauth Vrat. On such story is based on Arjuna and Draupadi in the Mahabharata. Legend has it that once Arjuna went to the mountains to perform intense austerities to please the gods and attain more powerful weapons. Arjuna did not return for several days as he was performing powerful tapas. Draupadi was worried about Arjuna and sought the help of Sri Krishna. Bhagvan Sri Krishna advised her to observe the Karva Chauth vrat for the well being of her husband. Sri Krishna then narrated how Goddess Parvati performed the vrat on advice of Shiva for a happy married life. After hearing this account, Draupadi observed the Karva Chauth vrat and soon Arjuna returned home. Related Popular Story Listened During Karva Chauth

Be Vigilant - Teachings From Hinduism

A person on the path of spirituality needs to be carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger that pushes the spiritual aspirant down the ladder. Be vigilant is a term constantly echoing in Hindu scriptures. Here's a collection of teachings on Be Vigilant from Hinduism. Om is the bow, the self the arrow; and Brahman is said to be the target. It is to be struck with an undistracted mind; the self should become one with Brahman, as the arrow with its mark. (Mundaka Upanishad, 2.2.4) This, the firm control of the senses, is what is called yoga. One must then be vigilant; for yoga is subject to growth and decay. (Katha Upanishad, 2.3.11) Sculpture at Halebidu - Karnataka If the mind ever so slightly strays from the ideal and becomes outgoing, then it goes down and down, just as a ball inadvertently dropped on the staircase bounces down from one step to another. (Vivekachudamani, 325) …inadvertence is death itself, and mindfulness is immortality.