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Panachikkadu Temple Facts – Famous Saraswathi Temple In Kerala

Panachikkadu Temple is the most famous temple dedicated to Goddess Saraswati in Kerala. Thousands children are start writing their first letters in the temple. Here is a look at some important facts about Panachikkadu Saraswathi Temple. The main murti worshipped in Panachikkadu temple is Vishnu. The shrine is today famous for Upa Devata Goddess Saraswati. History states that Kizhupurathu family did not have any children for a long period. Kizhupurathu namboothiri performed bhajan in Mookambika to have children in the family. One day Goddess Mookambika appeared before him and advised him to go back to his home. She told him that a nampoothiri lady in his illam is pregnant.  As directed by the Goddess the next day he worshipped the Goddess and returned to his house. Shakti of Goddess entered the palm leaf umbrella of the namboothiri and went with him, when he reached Panachikkad, the palm umbrella become stiff without any movement.  Soon the power of Goddess Mookambika was realized. Puja

Body Having Diamond Strength – Vajra Deha In Yoga

Vajra Deha in yoga is a body which has attained the strength of diamond. This is a special type of yogic achievement mentioned in Yoga Sutra. The human body is made out of five fundamental cosmic elements called panchabhutas. Out of these, when prithvi (earth element) – responsible for hardness – attains special dominance, the body can attain the hardness of a diamond. Certain gods and goddesses in Hinduism are said to have a natural body as strong as a diamond, like Garuda divine bird who is the vehicle of Vishnu. The nails of Narasimha incarnation of Vishnu are said to be hard as diamond (vajra nakha). Vajra Deha is mentioned in Ayurveda treatises as a special bodily condition that can be attained by the use of specific medicines called the rasayanas. The body thus treated becomes so strong that no weapon made of any metal can harm it. In Hindu religious tradition, on the day of commencement of lunar year (Ugadi, Chaitra Shukladi and Gudi Padwa), the tender leaves

Importance Of Growing Navadhanyam In Cremation Spot

Today Hindu cremations are largely performed in public crematoriums. But still in many parts of the country who have large property perform the cremation in the property especially in Kerala. Growing navadanyam in the cremation spot helps in clearing all kinds of negative energy. The Navadhanya to be grown are wheat, rice, toor dal, chickpeas, moong beans, white beans, black sesame, Indian black lentil and horse gram. The Navadhanyams are associated with the Navagrahas or the nine planets. They usher in both positive energy and pluck out the negative energy. Such practices are now very rarely followed. These things are not superstitions but based on ancient science.

Teachings On Attachment From Bhagavad Gita Chapter Two

Teachings on Attachment from Bhagavad Gita Chapter Two. These teachings are always relevant and universal. Thy right is to work only, but never to its fruits; let not the fruit-of-action be thy motive, nor let thy attachment be to inaction. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 47) Perform action, O Dhananjaya, abandoning attachment, being steadfast in Yoga, and balanced in success and failure. Evenness of mind is called Yoga. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 48) He whose mind is not shaken by adversity, and who in prosperity does not hanker after pleasures, who is free from attachment, fear and anger, is called a Sage-of-Steady-Wisdom.  (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 56) He who is everywhere without attachment, on meeting with anything good or bad, who neither rejoices nor hates, his Wisdom is fixed. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 57) When a man thinks of objects, "attachment" for them arises; from attachment "desire" is born; from desire arises "ang

1 February 2021 Tithi - Panchang - Hindu Calendar - Good Time - Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 1 February 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi tithi or the fourth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi tithi or the fourth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 7:57 PM on February 1. Then onward it Krishna Paksha Panchami tithi or the fifth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 5:56 PM on February 2. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on February 1, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Purva Phalguni or Pooram nakshatra till 2:45 AM on February 1. Then onward it is Uttara Phalguni or Uthiram nakshatra till 1:37 AM on February 2. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasth