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Ghodalagi Besha And Jamalagi Besha – Winter Dresses Of Jagannath In Puri Temple

The winter dresses are worn by the three deities worshipped in Puri Jagannath temple in the months of December, January, February and March. Ghodalagi means specially designed winter dresses for the deities installed at Ratna Singhasana in Puri Jagannath temple in Odisha. During the period from the 6th day of the bright fortnight of Margasira to the 5th day of the bright fortnight of Magha (Basant Panchami tithi), the deities wear winter clothes. These are the months of December and January. Jamalagi Besha From Basant Panchami to Dola Purnima (full moon day of Chaitra), the deities wear modified winter dress known as Jamalagi Besha. These are the months of February and March. These dresses are adorned by Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra and they give darshan to devotees in these dresses.

Dampati – Married Couple Concept In Hinduism

Etymologically, the word dampati means “joint owners of a household.” Today it is widely used to mean a married couple – husband and wife. Here is a look at the concept of married couple in Hinduism. In the concept of dampati in Hindu society are enshrined the ideas of married life – elevated mutual faith, devotion, love and sacrifice. The married stage in life succeeds brahmacharya (celibacy), and is followed by vanaprastha (detached living) and sannyasa (renunciation). The concept of “two joint owners of a household” in itself implies exclusion of a third person in conjugal life and makes monogamy the norm for both. The Grihya Sutras, texts dealing with family or domestic affairs and ceremonies, advocate a status of equality for the woman in the household and entitles her to participate on equal footing with her husband in samskaras (religious ceremonies). She could perform these singly too in the event of the absence of her husband. A dampati had certain well defined duties to

Hadimba Devi Temple At Dhungri Near Manali In Himachal Pradesh

The famous Hadimba Devi Temple at Dhungri is located around 3 kms from Manali, Himachal Pradesh. There are only a few temples to Goddess Hadimba and this one near Manali is undoubtedly the most famous. There is a large rock in the temple compound on which Goddess Hadimba meditated while she was living in this part of Himachal. The rock, known locally as dhungar, gives this area its name. The sanctum sanctorum consists of this rock where Hadimba sat for meditation. There is also a murti of Hadimba Devi; it is a 60 cm brass murti. Footprints of Goddess Durga or charan paduka are imprinted to the left of the entrance of the temple. Nearby is a temple dedicated to Ghatotkacha, the son of Hidimba and Bhima. Hadimba Devi, part goddess, part demoness, benefactress of the Kullu dynasty and consort of the strongest Pandava, Bhima, has a deep hold over the devotion and piety of Himachal Pradesh. Dhungri Hadimba Devi temple was built in 1553 CE by Raja Bahadur Singh on an immense platfo

Baglamukhi Mantra For Marriage

Baglamukhi Mantra for marriage is a powerful tantric mantra dedicated to Goddess Baglamukhi, one of the Dasa Mahavidyas. She blesses a devotee with fulfillment of desires. The belief is that a devotee who is able to chant the mantra with unwavering devotion and single-minded focus will get wish fulfilled. The mantra has the power to have a desired marriage. It ensures that all problems associated with your marriage are removed. Baglamukhi Mantra For Marriage ॐ ह्लीं श्री बगलामुखी  फट फट   स्वाहा Om Hleem Sri Baglamukhi Phat Phat 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 Marriage? The mantra should be chanted early morning al

Morality And Human Progress – Swami Ramakrishnananda

The senses want a man to sacrifice truth for pleasure; morality comes forward and commands him to sacrifice pleasure for truth and duty. The senses want him to live for the enjoyments of life; morality commands him to only take as much enjoyments in the shape of food and drink as is necessary to keep his body and soul together; for fools alone live to eat, whereas the wise only eat to live. The senses want him to believe that all pleasures lie centered in them; morality comes forward and says: ‘No, the senses are the homes of misery, pain and anguish; the abode of pleasure is beyond the senses. So spurn the senses, go beyond them, and you will find bliss perennial. March onward and never stop until you crush the senses under your feet.’ When perseverance, strength and courage at last win the day, and when the senses are fully subdued, then begins to rise on the horizon of his mental plane the gladdening suns of Truth and Bliss, which are eternally and indissolubly connected with

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 21 May 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Navami and Dashami Tithi or the ninth and tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 5:38 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dashami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 4:07 AM on May 22. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 21, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Pooram or Purva Phalguni Nakshatra till 10:36 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Uthiram or Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra till 9:48 AM on May 22. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south