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Kodungallur Bharani Festival in 2023 – Kodungallur Devi Temple Kavu Theendal Festival in Meenam Month in 2023

Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple at Kodungalloor in Thrissur District in Kerala is dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti (Bhagavathy) and is a very popular Shakti Shrine in India . Kavu Theendal 2023 date is March 24 and Kodungallur Bharani Festival is on March 25. Kavutheendal and Bharani festival in Malayalam Meenam month is the most popular festival here. The highlight of the festival is the largest congregation of oracles (Komarams or Vellichapads) on the Kavu Theendal day. Dressed in red, with untied hair, brandishing their swords both men and women Komarams create an electric atmosphere. The oracles perform a mad run around the temple. They throw objects inside the temple mainly sticks which signifies the Kavu Theendal. The oracles also sing numerous songs that are associated with the legend of the Goddess and those associated with farming, culture and mother earth. Another highlight is the hurling of abuses at the deity – locally known as Kodungallur Bharani Pattu.

Why Taking Bath In Prayagraj Is Holy In Hinduism?

Prayagraj is Tirthraj – king of Tirth in Hinduism. The main reason for taking holy dip in Prayag is that it is the confluence of three holy rivers – Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. It is also known as Triveni Sangamam as three holy rivers joins here. Here are the reason why taking holy bath in Prayag is Holy in Hinduism. Triveni Sangam – the meeting of three Holy rivers (Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati). Indra, the king of Devas, had got relieved from the curse of Gautam Rishi after taking holy bath in Prayag. All Puranas mention about the merits of performing holy bath, shradh and charity in prayag. It is believed that Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva and all the Devas perform Holy bath in Triveni. Taking holy dip in Prayag is equal to performing 10,000 Ashwamedha Yajna. There is also a belief that Prayag was blessed with the power to give moksha to people who follow Dharma. There is a belief that occasionally Shiva and Vishnu resides at Prayag. When the amrut was stolen and was carried aro

Griha Pravesh Dates 2022 In Goa – Housewarming Muhurat As Per Panchang – Calendar In Goa

Griha Pravesh Muhurat is the auspicious time to move into a new house as per Hindu Astrology – this varies from region to region. Here are the auspicious dates in 2022 for the housewarming ceremony as per Goa Panchang and Calendars followed in Goa. Please note that the Griha Pravesh Muhurat may vary for various Goan communities and these dates are only to give a general idea. Goa Griha Pravesh Dates 2022 January 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates February 2022 – Feb 5, Feb 6 Feb 7, Feb 10, Feb 11, Feb 18, Feb 19 and Feb 21 March 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates April 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates May 2022 – May 2, May 11, May 12, May 13, May 14, May 16, May 20, May 25 and May 26 June 2022 – June 1, June 10, June 16 and June 22 July 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates August 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates September 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates October 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates November 2022 – no Griha Pravesh dates December 2022 – December 2, December 3, December 8 and D

Assam Marriages Dates 2022 – Assamese Hindu Wedding Dates in 2022

Assam Hindu calendar is different from the calendars followed in other regions in India especially in North India. Marriages dates in Assam in 2022 are given below based on Panchika 1427 – 1428. These dates based on Panchang and calendar are to give an idea. The dates are from January 2022 to December 2022. Assamese Marriage Dates 2022 English Calendar Dates January 2022 – January 22 and January 24 February 2022 – February 2, February 5, February 7, February 16, February 18, February 19, February 20 and February 25 March 2022 – March 3, March 4, March 5, March 6 and March 10 April 2022 - April 17, April 19, April 21, April 22, April 23 and April 28 May 2022 – May 2, May 3, May 9, May 10, May 11, May 12, May 13, May 17, May 18, May 20, May 25, May 26 and May 31 June 2022 – June 6, June 8, June 11, June 12, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 21, and June 22 July 2022 – July 3, July 5, July 6, and July 8 August 2022 – no marriage dates September 2022 – no marriage dates October

Kodoth Bhagavathi Temple Festival Near Kanhangad

Kodoth Bhagavathy temple is located at Kodom Belur village in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The temple is around 2 kms from Udanjalil on Kanhangad – Panathur road. Kodoth Bhagavathi temple festival 2023 date is January 30 to Feb 3. The annual temple festival is held for five days starting from Karthika nakshatra in Kumbham month. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Goddess Bhagavathi and she faces east. The Upa Devata worshipped in the temple is Sastha. The temple used to hold Theyyam Padi Pattu earlier. The machu or attic of gopuram has exquisite carvings based on stories from Hindu puranas. As per some people the construction of the gopuram began in 1897 and some believe it started in 1917. The construction of the gopuram was completed in 1921. 800,000 rupees was spent on the construction which took place under the strict vigilance of Mavila Chanthu Nambiar. Rich in architectural beauty, the major attractions of Kodoth Bhagavathi temple are the sculptures, wood paintings and the

Thiruvangad Temple Festival 2023 – Thiruvangad Sree Rama Swamy Temple

Thiruvangad Sree Rama Swamy temple is located near Thalassery in Kerala. The 7-day annual festival begins on Vishu in Medam month. Thiruvangad temple festival 2023 date is April 14 to April 20. Prathishta murti in the temple is Vishnu but is worshipped as Sree Rama. The murti worshipped here is of Sree Rama after killing demon Khara. The murti is chatur bahu or with four hands. The murti is nearly 6 feet tall. Shankh and Chakra are different from the normal murtis of Vishnu. The roof of the temple is covered in copper and there are two Swarga Thazhikakudam (gold plated) The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Sri Porkali, Ganapathy, Subramania, Hanuman and Sastha. The temple has beautiful sculptures based on Dashavatar and on important incidents from the Ramayana. During festival evenings, the utsava murti of Sree Rama is taken on elephant back for the ezhunnallathu (procession). After the procession, the murti is kept in the Kazhakappura inside the temple premises. On the last tw

Truth Does Not Depend On Any Belief

Life is a challenge. Problems are bound to be there. Strengthen your mind to face challenges. Belief may go wrong, but the truth is the same in all circumstances and at all times. Truth does not depend on any belief. For exploring anything, even matters related to physical science, meditation or concentration is necessary. That is the only way to the Truth. Rani Ki Vav - Patan - Gujarat You have to use your own intelligence to find out whether advice given to you is right or wrong. Whatever may be in the books, you will have to use your own intelligence. A great ideal and a determined effort to reach that ideal will release the power within us. Words of wisdom by Swami Smaranananda - source page 46-47 of Prabuddha Bharata June 2017 issue.

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 22 March 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 4:27 AM on March 22. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 5:22 AM on March 23. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on March 22, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ardra or Arudara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 5:16 PM on March 22. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punartham Nakshatra till 6:32 PM on March 23. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasth