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Dreaming Of Snake Bite – Meaning

Dreaming about snake bit is common. As per dream interpretation and meaning, snake bite dream means you will be facing numerous problems in future and they will happen suddenly. There will be accidents from human made things or natural. Dreaming of snake bite also means that you are making bad friendships which will destroy you. It also means dishonesty and fraud. So be careful about people you are dealing with. Seeing black snake biting you means you will lose valuable things. You can expect theft. Dreaming of white snake biting means your lover or spouse might be cheating on you. Dreaming of colorful snakes biting you means your new friends have agendas and they do not really like you. They are here to use you for their success or achievements. Dreaming of snake bit in water means you will face problems due to flood or will be troubled by water related diseases.

History Of Fireworks In Hindu Religion

The science and art of making fireworks in its present form was adopted by Hindu religion from the Chinese probably in the 11 th or the 10 th century CE using the basic ingredients of fireworks, namely sulphur, charcoal and saltpeter. By 17 th century CE, attractive displays of fireworks became common in several parts of India, including Odisha, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The literary sources dealing with fireworks are in Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil and Malayalam. Of the Sanskrit works, special mention needs to be made of Kautukacintamani by the Odisha Gajapati Prataparudra Deva (1497 – 1539 CE) and Akasabhairavakalpa (15 th century CE) of an unknown author Sukraniti (16 th century CE) by Ekanatha and writings of Ramadasa (17 th century CE) are the noted Marathi works which contain some information on pyrotechnics. Vettikampavidhi is a cryptic manual of fireworks in Malayalam. But the most important text which has specific details of as many as ninety-eight

End Of Cycle Of Birth And Death – Buddhism Teaching

Bhava Nirodha refers to the goal of life according to Buddhism – the cessation of rebirth. The cycle of birth and death perpetuates the suffering of the individual. The individual is made up of psycho-physical aggregates consisting of the physical body, perceptions, feelings, conative dispositions and consciousness. Buddhism explains that all these factors are in a state of flux and one can discern no underlying principle of eternal substance or the self. The desires and actions of the individual incur merits or demerits which affect his future destiny. The principle of karma, the effect of deeds, lends fresh impetus to the cycle of causation. The causal theory is termed pratityasamutpada, samsara chakra or bhava chakra. There are twelve chains, such as karma and desire, which are the causes or sources of rebirth. If these conditions cease, the effect (rebirth) does not occur. When the will to be born and attachments to desire are absent, the fetters of lust, hate and delusion ar

Bhushan – Hindi Poet – Kavi Bhushana Who Wrote About Shivaji

Bhushan, or Kavi Bhushana, is the pen name of a popular Hindi poet (1613 – 1715 CE). The mysterious autobiographical poem of Kavi Bhushan does not allude to his real name though he mentions Ratnakar Tripathi of Trivikrampur as his father. Writing during the riti era, when stylistic rhetoric dominated the scene, he accepted the patronage of various courts and wrote veergitis (songs of valor). His main patrons where Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Chhatrasal Bundela. Six major works are ascribed to Bhushan but only three have been actually found. These are Sivaraj Bhushana, Siva Bhavani and Chhatrasal Dasak. Sivaraj Bhushana talks the historical episodes from Shivaji’s life prior to 1673 in detail. It has 384 poems. Siva Bavan has 52 poems and Chhatrasal Dasak has ten poems. Some other romantic poems have also been ascribed to him. In describing the valiant hero in superlative terms, Kavi Bhushan illustrates the various aspects of valor, namely, yuddhavira (bravery on the battlefiel

Unique Ganesh Narasimha Combined Image At Bhu Village – Ratnagiri District

A unique and noteworthy combined image of Ganesha and Narasimha is found in Bhu Village in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra. The unique murti is found at Lakshmikant mandir, dedicated to Bhagwan Vishnu. The murti is kept outside the door of the sanctum sanctorum or garbhagriha. The murti has a composite face of lion and elephant. The face combines the elements of Narsimha as well as Ganesh. The eyes are vertical and oval (mostly lion’s eyes are depicted in this manner in Indian art). Ears are small and resemble that of a lion than that of an elephant. The murti has four hands, carries the attribute Shankh (conch) in its upper right hand, Chakra (a serrated discus) in its upper left hand, a sweet in its lower left hand and a dagger or tusk in its lower right hand. The attributes Shankh and Chakra, in the hands of this image are the particular attributes of Vishnu. Other attributes - the tusk and food items - are related to Ganesh.

Mhalsa Devi – About Goddess Mhalsa Devi Wife Of Khandoba

Mhalsa Devi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. She appeared as the consort of Khandoba, a manifestation of Lord Shiva. This form of Goddess Shakti is widely worshipped in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Telangana. Two demons named Manni and Malla took the form of wolves and harassed shepherds and farmers. The shepherds and farmers prayed to Lord Shiva, who took the form of Khandoba. He then appeared along with Mhalsa Devi and vanquished the demons. Mhalsa Devi is worshipped as a four-armed goddess. Mhalsa is also often depicted with two arms and accompanying Khandoba on his horse or standing besides him.  Temples dedicated to Mhalsa Devi is mostly along with that of Khandoba. There are also shrines in some regions that is exclusively dedicated to Mhalsa Devi. At the most famous temple dedicated to Khandoba in Jejuri, Mhalsa Devi is worshipped as his consort. She is the Kuldevi or family deity of thousands of families in western parts of India. Legend has it that Shiva

Dreaming Of Snow – Meaning

Meaning of dreaming of snow is considered a sign of good omen as per dream interpretation. It means that soon you will see improvement in your current lifestyle. It also means that a problem may be financial or relationship related, will soon be resolved. Dreaming of colorful snow or pouring color on snow means you will turn spiritual or try to escape from problems taking refuge in faraway unknown places. If you are dreaming of playing with snow and if you are happy then it means you will go and spend more time in nature. It also means that you might get opportunity to taste sweet smelling food. It means you need to explore more things. Do not be stagnant it is asking you to come out of the prison that you have created. Dreaming of driving or walking in snow and you are unable to see anything means there will soon be accident or death to someone dear to you. It also means you will be lost and will be unable to find your destination.

Akshayavat In Gaya

Akshayavat in Gaya is a sacred fig tree and an important teerth. As per Mahabharata this teerth is located in Gaya. The significance of Akshayavat is narrated by Pulastya Rishi to Yudhshtira while talking about important sacred places in the world. It is believed that taking holy dip in the Phalgu River here helps in attaining moksha. It is believed that Shiva, Skanda and Goddess Bhadrakali used to reside under the Akshayavat. Another famous Akshayavat is located at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. It is located in Patalpuri Temple at the Allahabad Fort in Prayagraj.

Shiva Temples Of Prachi Valley In Odisha

The Prachi Valley in Odisha was a famous Shaiva center in ancient times and the valley is noted for its beautiful and magnificent Shiva temples. The region that lies between the Devi River and the Kushabhadra River in the coastal-belt of Odisha is generally accepted by scholars as the region of the Prachi Valley. Prachi is also an ancient river and it was considered sacred by the people of Odisha during the ancient times. Shaivism was the dominant religion in the coastal-belt of Odisha from the 7th century onwards and reached the peak of its glory during the Somavamsi period in the 10th-11th century A.D. The entire Prachi Valley was studded with Shiva temples from Phulnakhara to Astaranga (one end to other). The extant Shiva temples of the Prachi Valley suggest that the Valley was popular as a place of Shaivism prior to the development of Vaishnavism. A good number of Shiva temples are found in the different parts of the Prachi Valley and they represent the Kalinga style of tem

Dreaming Of Relatives – Meaning

Dreaming of a relatives is a positive dream. As per dream interpretation and meaning it warns a person about impending danger. Usually relatives who come in dream are well wishers and they might be asking you to be careful about something that is happening in your life. They also come to warn you against dangers like bad friendship, accidents or to stop something illegal that you are doing. Seeing unfriendly relatives or those who are enemies with you means that what is rightfully yours will be taken away from you. You need to be careful about your wealth and should be careful with documents. You should reach interviews etc on time. Always note that the dream should happen naturally and it should not be extension of what has happened on the day. Dreams that happen without any influence of the activities of daytime have great significance and meaning. Such dreams should not be ignored.

Stop Clinging To False Desires - Story Of Eagles With Fish

This particular story of Avadhuta teaches us that we should not cling to false desires. An eagle with a fish in its beak was followed by a number of crows and other eagles, which were trying to snatch the fish away. In whatever direction it went, the other birds followed it. At last the eagle let go of the fish. Another eagle instantly caught the fish. Now it was its turn to be followed by a whole lot of birds. The first eagle was now sitting calmly on the branch of a tree. Seeing this quiet and tranquil state of the bird, the Avadhuta, saluting him, said, "Thou art my Guru, for thou has taught me that peace of mind is possible in this world, only when one has given up clinging to false desires".

Good Dates in June 2021 in Hindu Calendar - Hindu Auspicious Days and Time in June 2021

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. Good dates in June 2021 in Hindu calendar given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates and time in June 2021 are good for house warming, joining job, starting work, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration of property, villa, house flat, birth, visiting, first visit, buy bike, buying flat, house, property, villa, etc. Hindu Auspicious Days and Time in June 2021 June 2 June 4 good time till 3:10 PM June 6 June 13 June 14 good time till 10:10 PM June 19 June 20 June 26 good time after 7:18 PM June 27 good time after 4:34 PM June 28 June 29 Bad dates – These dates should be completely avoided  – June 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 18 and June 30 Certain dates that might not be mentioned above are neither good nor bad. They are average dates. You won't get the desired results if auspicious events are performed on the day.

Kali Mantra For Marriage – Love

Kali mantra for marriage and love is dedicated to Goddess Guhya Kali. This form of Mother Goddess Kali is associated with wish fulfillment related to opposite sex, marriage and love. Here is the Kali Mantra for marriage. Kali Mantra For Marriage ॐ क्रीं क्रीं क्रीं हूं हूं ह्रीं ह्रीं स्वाहा। Om Kreem Kreem Kreem Hum Hum Hreem Hreem Swaha This powerful mantra is known as the Guhya Kali Beej mantra. This is a tantric mantra and should not be chanted carelessly. A person should show due respect to the mantra and chant it as a devotee. Careless use of the mantra can result in negative results. How To Chant Kali Mantra For Marriage? The mantra should be chanted beginning on a Tuesday. This mantra should be chanted early morning 1.5 hours before sunrise. The person chanting the mantra should take bath and wear red or saffron color dress. The person should apply red color sindoor on forehead. A lamp should be lit on the west side of the house using sesame oil. Offer

Dreaming Of Running Away From Someone - Meaning

Meaning of dreaming of running away from someone means something bad in near future as per dream interpretation. If you simply dream of someone chasing you then it means that soon you will enter into a phase of life where it will be impossible for you to determine between what is right and wrong. Basically you will be confused as to what you need to do. You need to take advice of good elders or experienced people. Dreaming of you running away from someone you know means that you will be cheated. A person whom you have trusted will turn out to be a fraud. It also means your lover is not a lamb but a cunning fox after body pleasure or wealth. Dreaming of you running away from someone and you falling means you will accept defeat in something without trying and this is a big mistake. Dreaming of some running after you and catching you means a secret of yours will be exposed. All illegal activities that you were indulging in will be caught.

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 31 May 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 6:44 AM on May 31. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 5:39 AM on June 1. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 31, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Shravan or Sravana or Thiruvonam Nakshatra till 8:50 PM on May 31. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 8:47 PM on June 1. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Shrava