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Panjal Lakshmi Narayana Temple – History – Vedic Yajnas

Panjal Lakshmi Narayana temple is located at Panjal in Thrissur district, Kerala. There are no festivals in the temple as this was a Sama Veda Pathashala (center for learning Sama Veda in ancient times). The main murti worshipped in the temple is Lakshmi Narayana. The Vigraham is 5 feet tall. It is believed that the prathishta in the temple was done by Panjal King. For healthy children, to beget children, and to solve are pregnancy related problems, palpayasam without sweet is offered in the temple. The sanctum sanctorum is circular or vatta sreekovil. There are numerous mural paintings on the outer wall of the sreekovil. Equally magnificent is wood work and sculptures of the sreekovil. Trisandha At Panjal Lakshmi Narayana Temple Panjal Lakshmi Narayana temple is rarest of rare temple where Trisandha was held. Trisandha is a unique ritual in which the deity is worshipped with Vedas – Vedam kondu Devane Upasikkuka. For this padam to samhita is chanted and completed in the proper o

Karivellur Shiva Temple

Karivellur Shiva temple is located at Peralam village on Payyannur – Nileshwar road in Kannur District, Kerala. The prathishta of Shivling in the temple was performed by Kapila Maharshi. The festival is held annually in Thulam month (October 17 to November 16). The temple belonged to Chirakkal Kovilakam. The main festival is the kothu held in Thulam month. The koothu is based on Mathavilasaprahsanam of Pallava king Mahendra Vikraman written in the 7 th century AD. Koothu is also performed in the temple for santhana labdhi – for birth of child in the family. There are no other festivals in the temple. The main Upa Devata worshipped in the temple is Sri Krishna and Ganapathy. Shivratri is another important festival held in the temple.

Story Of Muthappan – Story Of Parassinikadavu Muthappan – Kirathamoorthy Shiva

Muthappan, a manifestation of the Kirathamoorthy form of Shiva, is widely worshipped in North Kerala and in many other regions. Here is the story of Muthappan popular worshipped as Parassinikadavu Muthappan. ChildLess Couple Blessed With Child By Kirathamoorthy Shiva Once there lived a couple named Ayyangara Devan Namboodiri and Parvati Kutti (Padikutti in local dialect). They belonged to the Eruvasseri Aiyangara Illam near Payyavoor in North Kerala. The couple led an unhappy life as they did not have any children. To have a child, the couple intensely worshipped the Kirathamoorthy in Payyavoor.   One midnight Kiratha Shiva appeared before Parvati Kutti and told her that she will be blessed with a child very soon. The next day she went to take bath in Eruvasheri River. She heard an unusual sound of anklet in the place. She took dip three times in the river. When she came out of the river she saw a baby atop a rock moving his hands and legs and playing. She could not believe her

Success in Life Depends On Self-Discipline

We are surrounded by such comforts and gadgets that even the greatest emperor of the ancient world would be jealous of us. We have made a lot of materialistic progress and we have gadgets that have made our lives easy. But are we happy? Are we content? Do we make good use of the resources available with us? If the answer is no, then we are not disciplined. Self-discipline is necessary for success in life. Discipline is necessary to have a peaceful, healthy and happy life . It is essential to make good use of all resources available to us. Waking up early in morning makes life a whole lot easy. It gives us the extra time in the morning to prepare for the job and office. We can also find the extra time to exercise, meditate and to keep our house neat and clean. Wake up half an hour before sunrise, and you will notice several changes in your life – you will be punctual, you will feel healthier and you will find your house more appealing as you will be investing time to make it look

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Sunday, 14 February 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya tithi or the third day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya tithi or the second day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 12:17 AM on February 14. It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya tithi or the third day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:18 AM on February 15. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on February 14, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Purva Bhadrapada or Pooruruttathi nakshatra till 4:06 PM on February 14. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi nakshatra till 5:56 PM on February 15. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnat