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Datta Mantra For Job

Dattatreya is the powerful combined avatar of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. He is the god worshipped in this age (Kali Yuga) for solutions to worldly problems. Below is the Datta mantra for job. The mantra should be chanted 108 times daily in the morning just before sunrise.  Datta mantra for job is: ॐ द्रां दत्तात्रेयाय स्वाहा: Om Dram Dattatreyaya Swaha The person chanting the mantra should wear white color clothes and should sit facing northeast. Feeding animals especially cow and dogs daily is highly meritorious and makes the chanting of the mantra effective. The mantra should be chanted for 41 days without a break. Women can chant the mantra even during their monthly periods.

Varam Sree Sastham Kottom Shiva Temple Information - Festival

Varam Sree Sastham Kottom Shiva Temple is located on the Kannur – Mattannur road in Kannur district. The annual festival is observed from Dhanu 21 to Dhanu 12. Thiruvayudayudda nritham of Sastha and thenga adi (breaking of coconut) are performed during the festival. Thirumul kazhcha samarpanam is held at Puthussery Chathothu Kalari devasthanam three days before the conclusion of the festival. During the Friday of the festival Valiya Guruthi is offered to Goddess Bhadrakali. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Shiva but the fame of the temple rests on Upa Devata Sastha. The other upa devatas in the temple are Ganapathy and Bhadrakali. The unique aspect of the Sastha murti is that he is holding a lotus. The temple was known as Thayamkulangara Kavu in Thottam Pattu. Thus this is one among the 108 Ayyappa temples in Kerala.

Killikulangara Bhagavathy Temple History - Festival

Killikulangara Bhagavathy temple is located at Killikulangara on Ottapalam – Shornur road in Palakkad district, Kerala. The annual festival in the temple is observed from Medam 1 to Medam. The Makara Chowa falling on the first Tuesday (chovva) of Makaram month is of great importance in the temple. Kuthu is performed on all days of the festival. Melam and Pooram consisting of 30 elephants are observed on the last day of the festival. This is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala. In the Durga stotra namavali it was known as Thirukkulam. Legend has that the head of Kaipatheri family had gone on a Tirth Yatra and when he returned back he felt the presence of Devi in a pond and soon had darshan of Goddess. The pond belonged to Varikumanjeri Illam and the temple was soon constructed in the land. Narukkila naivedyam is performed daily on the pond in which Goddess appeared.

Vamanapuram Temple Information - Festival – Anakudy Vamanapuram Vamana Temple Dasavatharam Charthal

Vamanapuram Temple is located at Anakudy a km off on Vamanapuram – Karett – Anakudi road n Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The 8-day annual festival ends with arattu on Thiruvonam nakshatra day in Kumbham month. Another important festival in the temple is the Dasavatharam Charthal held during 10 days of Onam. The shrine is on the banks of Vamanapuram lake and is dedicated to Vamana incarnation of Bhagavan Vishnu. The square-shaped sreekovil is two tiered and the deity faces east. It is only temple dedicated to Vamana avatar of Vishnu in South Kerala. The temple is also known as Thevar Kovil. The upa devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Naga and Bhoothathan. Dasavatharam Charthal At Vamanapuram Temple Dasavatharam charthal is a unique festival in which the murti of Bhagavan in the sanctum sanctorum is decorated in ten avatars of Vishnu. Nearly 100, 000 people visit the temple during the 10-day period to have a glimpse of Bhagavan in various forms. The festival is held du

Linga Lakshana – Types – Shapes - Shivling

Shiva is commonly represented as linga (generally, a form with a conical base and a cylindrical top referred as Shivling). The lingas belonging to different periods and regions, vary in size and shape. Lingas can be termed as Shaiva, Pashupata, Kalamukha, Mahavrata, Vama and Bhairava and can be typified as samakarana (worshipped by Brahmins), varthmana (by kshatriyas), sivanga (by vaishyas) and swastika (by others). Lingas may be chala (moveable) or achala (immovable). The chala lingas are of many types – mrinmaya or clay lingas; lonaja or metal lingas; ratnaja or made of precious or semiprecious gems; daruja or wooden lingas. Among the Tamils of the Sangam age, the linga was worshiped in the form of stump of wood, known as kandu; sailaja or stone lingas; kshanika made of rice, cow-dung, rudraksha seeds, grass, flowers or jaggery. These lingas are made for a particular occasion and are disposed of after the event. Among the achala lingas, the svayambhu (the one whic

Valliyamkavu Devi Temple Info - History - Festival

Valliyamkavu Devi temple is located at Peruvanthanam village in Idukki district, Kerala. The shrine is around 18 km from Mundakayam on the Kottayam – Kumily road. The main festival in the temple is observed on Aswathy and Bharani nakshatra in Meenam month. The Prathishta dinam in the temple is annually observed on July 8. On every first Tuesday and Friday of a month, Naranga Vilakku is offered. Aishwarya Puja is performed on all last Friday of a month The main murti worshipped in the temple is Vana Devata. The Goddess is the important deity of Malarayar (tribes of the area). The deity faces east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Kalayakshi, Karinguttiyan, Nagam, Shiva, Cheruvally Bhagavathy and Bhadrakali. The belief is that Pandavas resided at Panchalimedu near the temple and when they left they gave the murti they were worshipping daily to Malarayar (tribes of the area). The consecrated the murti at Valliyamkavu. There is another belief that Devi from Panchalime

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 11:28 AM on January 19. Then onward it Shukla Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during waxing or light phase of moon till 1:17 PM on January 20. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on January 19, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi Nakshatra till 10:43 AM on January 19. Then onward it is Revathi Nakshatra till 12:59 PM on January 20. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), it is Uttara Bhadrapa