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Thichoor Ayyappa Swamy Temple - Information - Festival

Thichoor Ayyappa Swamy temple is located at Thichoor on the Pattambi – Nelluvai road in Thrissur district, Kerala. The 8-day annual festival at Thichoor Ayyappa Swamy temple begins on Vishu day with Kanikanal. The murti of Ayyappa worshipped in the temple is swayambhu. He is worshipped along with his wife Prabha and son Satyaka. The sreekovil is in the form of the back of an elephant – Gaja Prishta. There is also a Shivling in the sreekovil of the temple. There are no Upa Devatas. The main murti in the temple looks towards southwest (nairitya kone) but the temple faces east. It is said that Sastha in the temple is looking at a murti in the southwest corner which had conquered 22.5 deshams or areas. Another belief is that the murti is looking the treasure hidden inside the Ponnkunnu. This is one among the 108 Ayyappa temples in Kerala. The shrine is also known as Thichoor Sastha temple. The Sastha in the temple was one of the important upasana murtis of Manakottachan. The temple

Thazhekad Shiva Temple At Aloor Near Irinjalakuda

Thazhekad Shiva Temple is located at Aloor village near Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district, Kerala. The 8-day annual festival at Thazhekad Shiva temple begins on Maha Shivratri day in Kumbham month. The Shivling worshipped in the temple is swayambhu – not made by man but of divine appearance. There is another belief that the Shivling is Rudraksha Shila. The sanctum sanctorum is circular – vatta sreekovil. The deity faces east. There are no Upa Devatas in the temple.

Thayamkulangara Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Festival – Thaipooyam

Thayamkulangara Subrahmanya Swami temple is located at Cherpu in Thrissur district, Kerala. The most important festival in the temple is observed on Thaipooyam. Thayamkulangara Subrahmanya Swami temple Thaipooyam festival 2023 date is February 5. Hidumban the great devotee of Subrahmanya faces the main murti in the sreekovil of the temple. Sage Pooru once visited Pazhani temple and had a dream of Subramanya Swamy that he would appear near Peruvanam temple. Sage Pooru returned back and few days later a child with a Vel was seen in the northwestern side of the temple. The child dug a pond with his Vel and disappeared. Thayamkulangara Subrahmanya Swami temple is located at the spot where the child with Vel was seen. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathi, Ayyappan, Navagrahas, Sarpam and 42 Eswaranmar. The most important festival observed in the temple is the Thaipooyam in Makaram month. Other festivals are Prathishtadinam, Sashti and Navratri.

Thayankavu Sastha Temple Festival At Choondal In Thrissur

Thayankavu Sastha temple is located at Choondal in Thrissur district, Kerala. The annual festival in Thayankavu Sastha temple begins on Uthram nakshatra with kodiyettam and ends with arattu on moolam nakshatram. The ritual of Thiruvonam Oottu (feast) conducted in the month of Thulam (mid-October – mid-November) is an important function here. Sastha in the temple is worshipped along with Prabha and Sathyaka. The murti is swayambhu (not man made) and faces east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Bhagavathi, Shiva, Ayyappan and Ovil Ittiashan. The belief is that Ittiashan who was famous for treating diseases affecting children took refuge in the temple after his death. The Shiva worshipped in the temple belonged to Puttur Moosath. When the temple got destroyed the Shivling was consecrated here. This is one among the 108 Sastha temples in Kerala. Sheeveli is performed in the temple. Another important aspect of the temple is that komaram or velichappadu (oracle

Tailang Swami Jayanti 2023 Date – Birth Anniversary Of Trailanga Swami Who Lived For More Than 250 Years

Trailanga Swami, also known as Tailang Swami or Telang Swami, was a famous for his yogic powers and very long life. Tailang Swami Jayanti 2023 date is January 2. It is believed that Tailang Swami lived for more than 250 years. He was an adapt Siddha who performed numerous miracles. Most scholars, researchers, non-believers and skeptics have no clue about his real age. But they all agree that he lived for than two centuries.  The birth anniversary of Trailanga Swami is observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month. Tailang Swami Facts His monastic name was Swami Ganapati Saraswati. His followers are mainly from Bengal. He is regarded as an incarnation of Shiva. The Walking Shiva Of Varanasi – this how Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa described Tailang Swami. There is no clear idea about his date of birth. But many important incidents in this life happened during the 17 th century. His mother had given him a Kali Mantr

Thai Karthigai 2023 Date– Krithigai Festival Of Muruga in Tamil Month Thai

Karthigai, or Krithigai Nakshatra, in the month Tamil month Thai is considered highly auspicious by Lord Muruga or Skanda devotees. Thai Karthigai 2023 date is January 30. The Nakshatra or birth star, Kirthigai, is associated with Lord Muruga or Subrahmanya and the Karthigai Nakshatram day is considered auspicious. Special pujas and fasting is observed on Thai Karthigai day by Skanda devotees. On the day, many devotees observe a complete or partial fast and walk to Lord Muruga Temple with Kavadi on shoulders and Pal Kuddam (milk pots) on their heads. Muruga temples are special decorated and traditional musical instruments and songs are played continuously. Special abhishekam on Lord Muruga with milk, curd, panchamirtham, tender coconut water, sandalwood paste, honey, rose water and other auspicious items are performed on the day. There will be also procession of Lord Muruga through the temple streets in some areas. The most famous and important festival obse

Chendathrikkovu Vishnu Temple Near Paliam Palace – Chendamangalam Narasimha Temple

Chendathrikkovu Vishnu Temple is located at Chendamangalam in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The temple is also known as Jayanthathrikkovu and – Chendamangalam Narasimha Temple. The 8-day annual festival in Chendathrikkovu Vishnu temple ends arattu on Thiruvonam nakshatra in Vrischikam month. The festival begins on Chothi nakshatram. The main murti worshipped in the temple is Narasimha. The murti which faces east is nearly 6 feet high. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Sastha along with Poorna and Pushkala. There are also two Ganpati murtis in the temple. The temple is mentioned in Kokila Sandesham and also in the Vishnu Vilasam of Kunchan Nambiar. The temple was an important shrine of Paliath Achan, who was a minister in the erstwhile Kochi Kingdom. The temple is maintained by the Paliam trust.

Importance of Chanting the Name of God – Acharya Gaurav Krishna Goswami

The one who takes shelter in chanting the name of Prabhu will never have anything to fear. The name you chant will manifest miracles in your life. Be it Rama, Krishna, Radhey, Durga or Shiva there is no difference in any of these entities. It totally depends upon which name allures you. Reciting any name that enchants you will lead you to your goal. The fact is that whatever name you choose with sincere dedication, it is bound to yield the same results. Bhakta Prahlada proclaimed to his father Hiranyakashipu, “What fear will I have when I have taken shelter in the name of Srihari Vishnu?” And this is the ultimate truth, there is nothing to fear when you take shelter in recitation of God’s name. There are some requirements that need to be fulfilled to be able to truly surrender. Most important one is that the devotee should accept those things that are favorable for bhakti and reject those that are unfavorable. The unflinching faith that Krishna is our only protector shou

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Saturday, 23 January 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 7:38 PM on January 23. Then onward it Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during waxing or light phase of moon till 9:28 PM on January 24. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on January 23, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There  is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Krittika or Karthigai or Karthika Nakshatra till 8:41 PM on January 23. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatra till 10:58 PM on January 24. (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