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Bhimakali Temple At Sarahan In Himachal Pradesh – Story – Architecture

Bhimakali temple is located at Sarahan, which is around 180 kms from Shimla and 50 kms from Rampur, in Himachal Pradesh. Located at an altitude of 2.150 m, the charming village of Sarahan faces the massive Shrikhand Mahadev peak. The temple is one among the 51 Shakti Peethas. Bhimakali Temple Story The origin of the temple is steeped in many stories and legends. As per one belief, Shiva, disguised as Kirata, inhabited this place and then it was known as Shonitpur. During Puranic times, Banasur, the great devotee of Shiva, and the eldest son of demon king Bali, was the king of Shonitpur. After this defeat in battle with Sri Krishna his head was buried where the entrance of Bhimakali temple has been built. After Banasur, Pradyumna, the son of Sri Krishna became the ruler of the kingdom. The Bushahr dynasty that was to rule uninterruptedly from Sarahan till the independence of India traces its ancestry to this son of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Another legend tells of how Sage Bhimgir

Atharva Veda On The Importance Of Fire Ritual – Yajna

Atharva Veda brings out the importance of the fire ritual (Agni Upasana). Fire has the power to purify, and several Vedic hymns describe the role of Agnihotra (fire ceremony) in maintaining the balance in nature. Analysis of the effect of fire in yajna’s shows how, on becoming hot, the air expands and ascends upwards, together with various materials and particles (derived from various herbs used in Yajna) and seeds the clouds that are then more likely to descent to Earth in the form of rain. One among the many breathtaking sculptures at Belur Chennakeshava Temple Visit the temple to known the greatness of ancient Hindus Purva Mimamsa Dharma Shastra says that the use of four types of aromatic herbs in yajna fire will be extremely beneficial for the environment. The seers of Yajur Veda declared that clouds are formed by vegetation. This profound statement shows their understanding of the dynamic process of the formation of vapors by transpiration in the plants. These vapors,

Importance Of Goal In Life

It is very important to have a goal in life. But that goal should be set by you independently without fear and coercion. Listen only to your heart before setting the goal. When you have a goal in life it brings focus. You know when and where you need to reach. There is no age to set goal in life. But once you set a goal you need to have single-minded focus. Always remember the goal is not important. What is important is each moment you spend in reaching in reaching the goal. When you are completely honest to each moment in your life, you will automatically reach the goal. Chennakeshava Temple Belur Sculpture - Pure Poetry In Stone Greatness Of Hinduism Swami Chinmayananda On Importance Of Goal In Life Knowledge by itself cannot train the mind. Recall Shankara’s analogy of the donkey and the golden bricks it carries. Human vitality or Dynamism of the youth has to have a direction. Dynamism is not only to be generated’ it should also be conserved. It is like buildi

12 March 2021 Tithi - Panchang - Hindu Calendar - Good Time - Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 12 March 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 2:20 PM on March 12. Then onward it is Amavasya tithi or the no moon day till 2:51 PM on March 13. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on March 12, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Satabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam nakshatra till 10:15 PM on March 12. Then onward it is Purva Bhadrapada or Pooruruttathi nakshatra till 11:31 PM on March 13.  (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Shatabhisha