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Yudhisthira Mimamsaka - Vedic Scholar And Writer

Yudhisthira Mimamsaka (1909 – 1994) was a Vedic scholar and writer. Pandit Yudhisthira Mimamsaka occupies distinguished place among the traditional Vedic scholars, critics and writers. He was born on September 22, 1909, in Ajmer District in Rajasthan. His father, Pandit Gaurilal Acharya, was a school teacher. He has written a number of books, commentaries on Vedas and Brahmanas, and books on Nirukta, Vyakarana and Mimamsa. Bucesvara Temple in Karnataka - 12th century Shiva Temple - A Masterpiece Of Hoysala Architecture Most of his works are in Hindi and a few are in Sanskrit. Among these are: Nirkuta Samuccaya (1938) Bhagavritti Samkalanam (1940) Dasapadi Unadivrtti (1942) Sikshasutrani (1946) Daivampurusakara Varttikopetam (1962) Kasakrishna Dhatupatha (1965) Kasakrtsna Vyakaranam (1965) Patanjala Mahabhasya (1972-76) Katyayana grihya sutra (1983) Vaidik Svara Mimamsa (1958) Vaidik Chandomimamsa (1960) Srauta Yajna Mimamsa (1987) History of Sanskrit Grammar 3 vols in Hindi (1951,

Uragas In Hinduism

Uragas in Hinduism are synonymous with nagas or snakes. They have been translated as serpents. They are not quite snakes as they have semi-divine qualities and dwell in a separate nether region. The uragas reside in the north and northwestern parts of ancient India as per the Mahabharata. As per Mahabharata, Arjuna during Rajasuya Yagna of Yudhisthira had visited the Uragas and had got them to accept the invincibility of Yudhisthira. At this time, Uragas were ruled by Rochamana. As per Puranas, Uragas were born from Kadru and Sage Kashyapa. The word uraga is used for serpents and snakes in many Indian languages including Marathi, Sanskrit and Malayalam. Legend has it that Uragas had gifted weapons to Arjuna during the exile period of Pandavas in the Mahabharata. It is said that Arjuna met Uragas when he was on his way to meet Indra. It is believed that Uragas were a very popular and powerful tribe of ancient world. They could transform into serpents and back into human form

Usha Devi Temple At Nichar In Kinnaur – Himachal Pradesh

Usha Devi Temple, located at Nichar, is around 38 kms from Sarahan, 68 kms from Rampur and 16 kms from Bhabanagar in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. Usha Temple is set within a walled compound and guarded by colorful painted tigers, has four ancient structures along with a modern temple dedicated to Shiva. The deity is among the most popular goddesses in Kinnaur. Usha Devi is the representation of dawn and is the consort of Surya Bhagavan, the sun god in Hinduism. She is also the sister of Sungra Maheshwar, and daughter of Banasur. Her murti in the temple has traces of gold. The door the main temple is inscribed with several scripts, including Takri, and decorated with images of deities carved on brass. Inside the temple, the walls and pillars are lovingly decorated with colored carvings. The other buildings in the temple compound include a treasury and a kitchen-cum-assembly where, on festive occasions, devotees gather to eat.

There Is Too Much Of Negative Talk – Let Us Do Some Positive Talk

There is too much negative talk around – Let us do some positive talk and move ahead. Being critical most of the time will only alienate friends, colleagues and family. Too much negative talk will push us into the well of no hope and there will be no escape from it. Always complaining about something or other becomes a habit. It then kills all form of hope and goodness in us. We attempt to get pleasure from bad mouthing and negative talk. We also do not realize the very same people with whom we were having negative talk will go to another place and badmouth us. Lakshmana Temple At Khajuraho -  built between 930-950 CE We all have our likes and dislikes but we cannot be adamant about them. We need to be flexible and we need to adjust so that we can make our life happy and of those around us. A great deal of good things happen around us but we are not able to realize them because we are caught in the whirlpool of negativity. Social media, newspapers, television are a hot

7 May 2021 Tithi - Panchang - Hindu Calendar - Good Time - Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 7 May 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 5:20 PM on May 7. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadashi tithi or the twelfth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 6:17 PM on May 8. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 7, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time after 7:28 PM.  Nakshatra  – Purva Bhadrapada or Pooruruttathi nakshatra till 2:30 PM on May 7. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi nakshatra till 4:03 PM on May 8. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Purva