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Kanimangalam Sastha Temple In Thrissur

Kanimangalam Sastha temple is located at Kanimangalam in Kurukancheri village on the Thrissur – Irinjalakuda road in Thrissur district, Kerala. The Sastha worshipped in the temple is in the sankalpam of padmasana posture. The temple is one among the 108 Ayyappan kavukal in ancient Kerala. In Thottam Pattu, which counts the 108 Sastha temples, the shrine is known as Kannamkulangarakavu. The current vigraham worshipped in the temple is the one after Punar Prathista. Kanimangalam Sastha is the only male deity that participates in the Thrissur Pooram. Rest all are Bhagavathi temples (Goddess). It is believed that Kanimangalam Sastha is the guardian and protector of all the Bhagavathis who participate in the Thrissur Pooram. On the Thrissur Pooram day, Kanimangalam Sastha arrives before sunrise at the Sree Moolasthanam of Vadakumnathan temple. It is believed that Sastha will catch fever if he happens to face dew or rain, therefore he arrives very early. The temple first belonged to

Bhutnath Temple At Mandi Town – Himachal Pradesh

Bhutnath temple is a very popular and colorful temple in Mandi town of Himachal Pradesh. This temple has a special association with the popular Shivratri mela in Mandi. Traditionally, the king would prayer here before leading the procession of devotees and deities to the fairground. Mandi Bhutnath Temple History Mandi Bhutnath temple was constructed by Raja Ajber Sen in 1526 AD, with gold and silver gate specially made in Lucknow and a gold-plated kalasha. The temple was intended to celebrate the establishment of Mandi as the new capital. It is said that King Ajber sen was visited by Shiva in a dream. He told the king to look under a particular stone, on which a cow would be giving mil. When Raja Ajber Sen followed these instructions, he found a Shivling underneath, and subsequently enshrined it in the Bhutnath temple. Mandi Bhutnath Temple Architecture The temple is crowded with devotees at all hours as it absorbs the hum of the marketplace. Its gaily painted walls have ni

Onakkoor Devi Temple – Festival – History – Rare Temple With Dwarapalika

Onakkoor Devi temple is located at Pampakuda village on Piravom – Muvattupuzha road in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The 8-day festival in the temple ends on Uthram nakshatra in Kumbham month with Arattu.   A special arattu festival is again held on Thrikarthika nakshatra in Vrischikam month. The guardian deity in the temple is female Dwarapalika. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Durga or Bhagavathi. The deity faces east. The murti of Onakkoor Devi is nearly 5.5 feet high including the peedam. It is carved out of stone. The upa devatas or subsidiary deities worshipped in the temple are Alungal Bhagavathi, Dakshinamurti and Ganapathi. The shrine is one of the rarest Hindu temples in which Dwarapalika is found instead of Dwarapalaka. The Prathishta murti Durga in the temple is kanyaka or virgin and for this reason one Dwarapalika looks into the sreekovil or the sanctum sanctorum as to protect the Goddess. No fragrant substance is allowed inside the temple. Devotee can only carr

Vegetarianism In Hinduism

The concept and practice of Vegetarianism is inherent in much of Hindu history and civilization. Hindus have traditionally eaten vegetarian diet. The concept of ahimsa (non-violence) and the reverence of life in all forms are fundamental aspects of Hinduism, culture and tradition. However, some Hindus have also adopted a meat-based diet. Hindus, deeply wedded to the concept of Ahimsa and staunch believers in the sacredness of all life, have been re-affirming the importance of a vegetarian diet. The Hindu knowledge texts promote the concept of Vasudeva Kutumbakam (the world is one family). The mantras from Vedas imply universal and all inclusive meanings, e.g., “May all be happy and healthy.” Within that “all” are included human beings and all living beings. The reason why majority of Hindus avoid non-vegetarian food is because the violence and suffering to the animals. Inherent in the idea of eating meat is the fact that the animal has to be killed. Therefore, clearly, the very

Baglamukhi Mantra For Vashikaran

Baglamukhi Mantra for Vashikaran is a tantric mantra dedicated to Goddess Baglamukhi, one of the Dasa Mahavidyas. The mantra is used to get another person’s attention. It is believed that you will be able to get a woman or girl in your control. Similarly a man too will come in your control. Baglamukhi Mantra For Vashikaran ह्लीं  फट ह्लीं ह्रीं फट फट ह्लीं स्वाहा Hleem Phat Hleem Hreem Phat Phat Hleem Swaha Please note that this is a powerful Baglamukhi mantra and should not be used carelessly. A devotee should use the mantra only after taking bath and with utmost devotion. Using the mantra for fun or to mock will have negative effect. 'Hleem' is associated with tantra and its untimely invocation in an odd place might result is untoward incidents.  How To Chant Baglamukhi Mantra For Vashikaran? The mantra should be chanted early at midnight around 12:13 AM. Ideal day to start is a Tuesday or Friday. The person chanting the mantra should take bath and wear yellow c

Mindfulness Is Channelizing Mental Energy To overcome Negativity Of All Kind

Mindfulness is making ideal use of the present by analyzing things and looking at them from a wider perspective with a calm mind. The goal of mindfulness should be to realize that there is no difference between you and me. All differences are superficial. Mindfulness is also freedom with compassion. From this freedom, arise positivity and creativity. For progress in all spheres of life, we need freedom with compassion, positivity and creativity. A 13.5 feet monolithic Ganesha At Kurudumale – Mulbagal, Kolar District In Karnataka   The purpose of life is not happiness from an external source. Purpose of life is bliss, which is to be achieved through proper understanding that all form of happiness that we get from external source is like the dewdrop, which disappears quickly. Difficult situation in life is the result of ignorance. Desire, attachment, greed, anger, jealousy, ego, hatred…etc are some of the common forms of ignorance. Mindfulness makes us aware of our ignorance

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 10 May 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 9:26 PM on May 10. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 11:26 PM on May 11. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 10, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Aswathy or Ashwini nakshatra till 8:21 PM on May 10. Then onward it is Bharani nakshatra till 10:54 PM on May 11. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Aswathy or Ashwini nakshatra till 8:26 PM on May 10. Then onward