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Good Dates In January 2021 In Hindu Calendar - Hindu Auspicious Days And Time In January 2021

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. Good dates in January 2021 in Hindu calendar given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates and time in January 2021 are good for house warming, joining job, starting work, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration of property, villa, house flat, birth, visiting, first visit, buy bike, buying flat, house, property, villa, etc. Hindu Good Days And Time In January 2021 January 1 good time after 1:40 PM January 5 good time after 5:00 PM January 6 January 7 January 8 good time till 10:45 AM January 9 good time after 12:35 PM January 10 good time till 10:45 AM January 14 January 19 January 20 good time till 1:10 PM January 21 January 24 good time till 10:00 AM January 25 January 27 January 28 good time after 1:10 PM Bad dates – These dates should be completely avoided  – January 11, January 13, January 15 and January 23, 2021. Certain

Emoor Karthyayani Bhagavathi Temple

Emoor Karthyayani Bhagavathi temple is located near Thonnurkara in Chelakkara Village in Thrissur district, Kerala. The annual festival in the temple is observed on Karthika nakshatra in Kumbham month. The temple festival is conducted by padijaremuri and kizhakkummuri. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Goddess Karthyayani. The Upa Devatas in the temple are Ganapathy and Nagarajavu. The deity was the kuladevata of Thottasseri Talachennar whose family was the Naduvazhi Pisharadi of the area. The family was famous for Kalari Vidya. There used to a Kalaripayattu school near the temple in ancient times. There is only one puja. There is a huge temple pond on the north side of the temple.

Lord Krishna And Demon Agha – Giant Serpent Aghasura

Agha was a general of Kamsa, uncle of Lord Krishna, and he was deputed to kill Child Krishna at Vrindavan. Aghasura also had a personal score to settle with Krishna as he was the brother of Putana. She was killed by Krishna when she attempted to give poisoned breastmilk. To fulfill his mission, Agha took the form of a huge snake and arrived at Gokul. After scanning the activities of Krishna and friends, the demon opened his mouth and stood still. Now the demon looked like a cave. Lord Krishna’s friends ventured into the demons mouth to play, thinking it was a new cave that they had not discovered. But little Krishna sensed the hidden danger and he was able to rescue his friends before the demon could close his mouth. Then a battle ensued between demon Agha and Krishna . Little Krishna easily overpowered the demon and killed it.

Ethanur Maruti Bhagavati Temple History Festival

Ethanur   Maruti Bhagavati Temple is located at Ethanur village on Koduvayur – Alathur road in Palakkad district, Kerala. The main festival in the temple is observed for seven days starting with the second Thursday in Meenam month.   The main deities worshipped in the temple are Goddess Durga and Goddess Bhadrakali. Both the deities are worshipped in the same sreekovil. It is believed that Goddess Bhadrakali in the temple is linked to Kodungallur Bhagavathy. The name Maruthi for the deity because Goddess Durga in the temple is believed to have arrived here from Madurai. Five sisters who arrived from Madurai to the region are known as five muthis. Both the murtis in the temple were earlier made of mud. They were replaced with stone in 1966 CE.

Elavally Durga Bhagavathi Temple Story - Festival – Elavally Kavu Temple Aswathy Vela

Elavally Kavu Temple, also known as Elavally Durga Bhagavathi temple, is located at Elavally in Thrissur district, Kerala. The festival in shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. Elavally Durga Bhagavathi Temple festival is observed on Aswathy nakshatra day in Kumbham month. Elavally Kavu Temple is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala. This is one of the important temples in ancient Kerala. The temple is referred to as Abhinavalathagramam in Mayoorasandesham. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Durga. She is also believed to be Vana Durga. The temple complex also has separate shrines dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Sastha. Durga is worshipped in south; Shiva in the middle who faces west and Vishnu in the north face west. Bhadrakali is worshipped in southeast corner of Vishnu temple. The Upa Devatas in the temple are Saraswati, Dakshinamurti and two Ganapathys. Elavally Durga Bhagavathi Temple And Kakkassery Bhattathiri Kakkassery Bhattathiri was a famous sch

Elayavoor Temple Dedicated To Bharata - Festival

Elayavoor Temple is a famous shrine located at Elayavoor village in Kannur district, Kerala. The annual festival in the temple is observed on Pooram nakshatra in Meenam month. The festival is dedicated to Upa Devata of the shrine Bhagavathy.  The temple is dedicated to Bharatha. The main deity is known as Sangameshwara. It is believed that Bharata is Sangameshwara. Bhagavathy had importance in the shrine until Bharatha was recognized in the temple. The main Upa Devatas in the temple are Bhagavathy and Sri Krishna (Trikottappan). Bharatha faces east and Sri Krishna faces west. Only one puja is offered to Sri Krishna daily. The annual Pratishta dina mahotsavam is held on Karthika nakshatra in Makaram month.

Elampalli Madathil Dharma Sastha Temple Story - Festival

Elampally Madathil Dharma Sastha temple is located at Pallikkathodu Panchayat in Kottayam District. The 8-day annual festival is observed in such a manner that the Palli Vetta is held on Uthram Nakshatram in Kumbham month. The Sastha in temple faces east and one has to climb 18 steps to reach the temple. The shrine also has a connection with the famous Thiruvarppu temple. This is one among 108 Ayyappa temples mentioned in Thottam Pattu. It is known as Elanoor Kavu in Thottam Pattu. Story Of Elampalli Madathil Dharma Sastha Temple Elampally Desam belonged to Elampilli Kattumana Namboothiri. Madathil Nair who was a pramani of the region insulted and manhandled Elampilli Namboothiri. Elampilli could not tolerate this insult he gave all his wealth and property to Thiruvarppu temple and left for the Himalayas. Madathil Nair had remorse over the incident and built the Elampalli Madathil Dharma Sastha temple for sin redemption. The Thiruvabharanam in the temple was given by one Kall

Elamkunnapuzha Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple - History - Festival

Elamkunnapuzha Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple is located at Elamkunnapuzha on the Vypin – Munambam road in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The 10-day annual festival in the shrine is observed in such a way that it ends with arattu on Karthika nakshatra in Vrischika month. The upper part of the murti of Subrahmanya in the shrine is made of Panchaloha and the down part is made of black stone (Krishna shila). The murti is nearly 6 feet tall and it faces east. This is a typical Kerala style temple with chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam, kodimaram, and two storey chathura sreekovil. There are also shrines of upa devatas. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva, Ganapathy and Sastha. The murti of Subrahmanya or Muruga worshipped in the temple is believed to be an old murti of the famous Tiruchendur Murugan temple. Legend has it that when an old murti of Tiruchendur Murugan temple was damaged it was replaced with a new murti. The old murti was thrown into the sea. The old Vigraha floated

Ernakulathappan Temple History – Ernakulam Town Shiva Temple Festival

Ernakulathappan Temple is a popular Shiva temple located in the heart of Ernakulam town. The 8-day annual festival is observed in such a manner that it ends on Thiruvathira Nakshatra in Makaram month. The annual Shivratri is an important festival in the temple. The highlight of the temple festival is kodiyettam, melam, ezhunellippu and arattu. Ernakulathappan Temple is one among the 108 Shiva temples in Kerala. It is believed that the deity in the temple used to face east but it was later change to west which is the present status. The position of the deity was changed to face Pazhayannur Bhagavathy temple belonging to Mattancherry Kottaram. Vilwamangalam   Swamiyar had decided the rules, rituals, pujas and regulations associated with shrine. It is believed that the Shivling in the Ernakulathappan Temple was installed by a Naga Sadhu – Naga Rishi who had come from north. There is also a belief that the Shivling in the temple is Keerthamurti which was worshipped by Arjuna. The Sre

Erumely Sree Dharma Sastha Temple History - Festival

Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is located at Erumely in Kottayam district, Kerala. The 10-day annual festival at Erumeli Dharmasastha temple is observed in such a manner that it ends with Arattu on the Uthiram nakshatra in Kumbham month. The main murti in the temple is Sastha how holds only an arrow in his hands. It is believed that the temple was built by Alampally Millakar (millam is a designation) who was an officer of Ranni Karthavu. It is said that Alampally who had once gone to Thiruvambady for participating the festival was insulted. To avenge the insult he decided to construct a shrine. As per the advice of an astrologer, Alampally was able to recover a Sastha Vigraham from the Pampa River. This murti was installed in the newly constructed temple. The Erumeli petta thullal to Sabarimala passes through Kochambalam which is located 500 meter from Erumely Sree Dharma Sastha temple. This temple was built to fulfill the desire of Puthanveetil Amoomma by her son Peruseeri Pillai.

Namaste Scientific Reason – Is Science Involved in Namaste

Namaste is the form of greeting in Hindu culture. People greet each other by joining their palms – Namaste, Namaskar or Namaskaram. There is science involved in the form of greeting. The scientific reason of Namaste is associated with Yoga. In Yoga, joining the two palms is known as Anjali Mudra. The tips of our fingers are energy points. When doing Namaste we bring together the tips of our fingers. This results in energy flow from the nerves in the head and the upper part of the body. This makes a person calm and peaceful. Thus, he is able to greet a person with a calm and peaceful mind. Related Spiritual and Philosophy of Namaste

Swami Shankarananda Teachings And Quotes Of Chinmaya Mission

Swami Shankarananda is associated with the Chinmaya Mission. This is a collection of teachings and quotes of Swami Shankarananda. Wealth can be earned both ways religiously and non-religiously. However if earned non-religiously it will lead to sorrow and not joy. Irreligiousness leads to sin, which in turn leads to mental agitations and finally sorrows. The majority in the world do not understand the importance of religion. They get attached to selfishness and sensual attachments and tread the irreligious path. The harmful effects of irreligiousness are not perceptible soon. The easy path of materialism is attractive. Following the religious path one achieves material pleasures, fame and heaven. Wealth earned by following the religious path and after much effort, gives mental peace and joy. Joy is not in the sense objects rather it is in the peace of mind. All problems of mankind fall into two types. One which are materialistic whose solution are found in the material pla

7 January 2021 Tithi - Panchang - Hindu Calendar - Good Time - Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 7 January 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 12:37 AM on January 7. Then onward it Krishna Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 10:19 PM on January 7. Then onward it Krishna Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 7:57 PM on January 8. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on January 7, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 2:36 PM on January 7. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 12:56 PM on January 8. (Time applicable in north, south a