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Malola Narasimha Swamy – The Murti Of Narasimha That Ahobila Math Jeeyars Carry During Their Sancharas or Tours

Ahobila Math is referred to as a ‘temple on the move’ and, therefore, has no headquarters because the jeeyars are required to be on sanchara or tours most of the time and not to stay put at one place. The murti or idol or vigraha of Narasimha the Ahobila Math Jeeyars (head) carry during the tour is known as Malola Narasimha Swamy. Srimad Adivan Satakopa Jeeyar, the first of the 46 pontiffs, was an ardent devotee of Vishnu who had vision of Narasimha Avatar. The Malola Narasimha Swamy murti was received by Srimad Adivan Satakopa Jeeyar and it said that it settled softly in his hands. Story Of Malola Narasimha Swamy Narasimha form of Vishnu appeared to Srimad Adivan Satakopa Jeeyar in the form of a saint and initiated him into sannyasa ashrama and also formed the Ahobila Mutt. Narasimha  instructed him to go to door to door to preach the message of Vaishnavism, and take along with him the utsava murthi of Narasimha. Srimad Adivan Satakopa Jeeyar was confused as to which utsava mur

How Did Lakshmana Die in the Ramayana? – End of Lakshman

Ever wondered, how did Lakshmana die in the Ramayana? When Dharma was restored it was time for all avatars in the Ramayana to go back to the Supreme Source. End of Lakshman is mentioned in the Padma Purana. One day an old saint came to Sri Ram and asked him for a private audience. Bhagavan Sri Ram directed Lakshman to guard the door of the room and said that if anyone entered the room during the conversation he will be put to death. The old saint was Kala Deva, or Time, and He appeared to remind Sri Ram that the objectives of Sri Ram’s appearance on earth were completed and it was time for him return to Vaikunta. While this conversation was going on Sage Durvasa, who is famous for his short temper, appeared outside the room and demanded that he wanted to have an audience with Sri Ram immediately. Lakshman tried to explain the situation but Sage Durvasa became angry and threatened to curse Lakshman if he was not allowed inside. Lakshman now was left with two choice – death

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra date and time in 2021 – Pooram Birth Star Dates in 2021

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra time and dates in 2021 based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Purva Phalguni Birth Star, also known as Poorva Phalguni or Pooram in South India, is the eleventh Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Purva Phalguni Nakshatra date in 2021. The astrological prediction of the birth star Purva Phalguni Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Simha Rashi (Leo Zodiac). Surya or sun is the Lord of the Raasi. The color of Purva Phalguni is light brown. Purva Phalguni - Pooram - Nakshatra 2021 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 4, 2021, Monday Time is from 7:

Narasimha Mantra For Protection From Enemy

Narasimha Avatar of Bhagavan Vishnu has been worshipped from time immemorial for protection from enemy. This manifestation is also worshipped for solving exorcism related issues. Narasimha Mantra For Protection From Enemy Aho Veeryam Aho Souryam Aho Bahuparakrama Naarasimham Param Daivam Ahobilam Aho Balam The mantra should be chanted 108 times during pradosh period – 45 minutes before sunset when the setting sun is visible. Wear red or orange color dress while chanting the mantra.

Chant 8 names of Goddess Lakshmi For Job – Miracle Job Mantra

When a person is in desperate search for a job, the person expects some kind of miracle from the gods and goddesses. In Hindu religion, Goddess Lakshmi is associated with wealth and prosperity. Chant this eight names of Goddess Lakshmi to find a good job.  ॐ आद्यलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Adya Lakshmaye Namah ॐ विद्यालक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Vidya Lakshmaye Namah ॐ सौभाग्यलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Saubhagya Lakshmaye Namah ॐ अमृतलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Amritalakshmaye Namah ॐ कामलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Kamalakshmaye Namah ॐ सत्यलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Satya Lakshmaye Namah ॐ भोगलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Bhoga Lakshmaye Namah ॐ योगलक्ष्म्यै नम : । - Om Yoga Lakshmaye Namah The mantra is usually chanted 7 times sitting facing the rising sun after taking bath.

Ekadashi Fasting and Mahatma Gandhi

Ekadasi fasting is observed by Hindus on the eleventh day of a lunar fortnight. Mahatma Gandhi belonged to a Vaishnavite family which observed the fasting dedicated to Lord Vishnu scrupulously. Gandhiji too as a boy joined in the Ekadasi fasting. While in South African and experimenting in dietetics, Gandhiji adopted an exclusively fruit diet and observed a complete fast on Ekadashi. The fasting was more in the nature of an exercise in self-restraint. He wrote in his autobiography, ‘The Story of My Experiments with Truth’, that passion in man is generally co-existent with a hankering after the pleasures of the palate and so it was with him. He had encountered many difficulties in trying to control passion as well as taste. Thus, as discipline for both passion and palate, he experimented with fasting. It was at the Tolstoy Farm in South Africa that Gandhiji really took to complete fasting when he saw that a friend benefited by it. The friend was Herman Kallenbach, a Germa

Self-realization Is The Goal Of Life

Sensory enjoyments, satisfying ego, prestige, power and popularity are the goals for majority of us. However, in reality they open the gates of sorrow and misery. These are never ending goals. As there is no satisfaction. You crave for more. There is no end to the external cravings. Our goals change when we are able to clearly understand real and unreal. True happiness is not in the external. It is in the internal. When the internal is understood in its clearest and profoundest manner, we begin the journey of Self Realization. Expansion of our spiritual dimension takes place not only through the exercise of intellect but also through purifying, training and refining the mind. Self-realization is the goal of human life. Self-realization is not to found in caves or distant mountains. It has to be achieved while performing our karma by following Dharma. Ignorance and fear are the two main impediments in the path of self realization. They can be overcome only through pr