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Kanthalloor Sree Krishna Temple At Vellinezhi – Palakkad - Festival

Kanthalloor Sree Krishna temple is located at Vellinezhi on Palakkad – Cherpulassery road in Palakkad district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in Kanthaloor temple is Sree Krishna (Sri Krishna sankalpathil ulla Vishnu Bhagavan). The deity faces east. The Upa Devata in the temple is Ganapathy. The 8-day annual festival in the temple begins with flag hoisting (kodiyettam) on Thiruvonam nakshatra in Vrischikam month. Other important festivals observed in the temple are Sri Krishna Jayanti (Gokulashtami) and Thrikarthika. The temple is an important temple of Olappamanna Mana.

Story Of Santhana Gopala Form of Vishnu – Famous Krishna Arjuna Story

Santhana Gopala form of Vishnu is associated with a famous story involving Sri Krishna and Arjuna. Arjuna was filled with pride after the Kurukshetra war. He thought there was no one to defeat him on earth and he could solve all problems with his bow and arrow. Sri Krishna decided to kill the pride of Arjuna. A Brahmin couple in Hastinapura had the bad luck of losing eight children during childbirth. All children died when they were just born. The Brahmin approached Arjuna who promised that nothing will happen to the ninth child and that he will stop Yama from reaching the child. Arjuna stood guarding the house when the wife of Brahmin was delivering the ninth child. But the ninth child too died. An angry and sad Brahmin scolded Arjuna for his inability to protect the child. Arjuna then promised that he will save the 10 th child and if he is unable to save the child then he will self immolate. When the Brahmin wife was getting ready to deliver the 10 th child, Arjuna created a

Jaya Parvati Vrat 2023 Date - importance - Jaya Parvati Vrat and Jagran in Gujarat

Jaya Parvati Vrat is a five-day Vrat observed by married women in the Hindu lunar month of Ashad or Ashara mainly in Gujarat . Jayaparvati Vrat 2023 is from July to July 5 morning. Jaya Parvati Vrat Jagran 2023 date is July 5. The Vrata is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and is performed for the well being of the family and for peace and prosperity. Various Poojas dedicated to Shiva and Parvati like the Uma Maheshwar puja are performed during this period. A partial fast is observed during the five-day Jaya Parvati Vrat. Salt is avoided in food by most married women. Wheat and certain vegetables are also avoided. On the fifth day of the Vrat, an all night vigil or ‘jagran’ is kept by married women observing the Vrata. The Vrat is broken by eating food containing wheat and salt on the next day morning. Story of Jaya Parvati Vrat Legend has it that a childless couple prayed to Lord Shiva and Parvati for a child. Pleased with their devotion, Shiva app

Keezhperoor Chirakkarakavu Bhagavathi Temple

Keezhperoor Chirakkarakavu Bhagavathi temple is located at Keezhperoor in Nagaroor village in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple is around 6 km from Kilimanoor. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi and the murti faces north. The murti in the temple is Kannadi Shila Prathishta. The main festival observed in the temple is Kumbha Bharani. The temple once belonged to Kizhakke Veedu Nair. Now the temple is maintained by the following karas – Ponganadu, Keezhperoor, Vellaloor, Chandranelloor and Muttachal.

Kizhakke Kumaranchira Bhagavathy Temple Information

Kizhakke Kumaranchira Bhagavathy temple is located at Nandipula on Varandarappilly – Nandipula road in Thrissur district, Kerala. There are three main deities in the temple Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Goddess Bhadrakali. The murtis are made of stone and they do not have any particular form. The darshanam of the sanctum is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Sastha, Manikantan, Dharma Deivangal and five Rakteshwari (s). Rakshas is worshipped outside the main temple. In ancient times the temple belonged to Kochi kings.

Yogini Hridaya Tantra – A Tantric Text

Yogini Hridaya Tantra is an important tantric text whose original author’s name is unknown. The third part is the discourse between Shiva and Goddess Parvati and it covers 86 verses. The subsequent two parts have 85 and 204 verses, respectively. The first two parts are chant of mantras and the puja saketa (worship mode). It also has a dipika bhasanuvada (introduction). This Agama Tantra advocates the practitioner merging with the Ultimate Reality. The Absolute is cognized as immaculate, eternal and manifesting beyond space. He is in the form of existence, knowledge and bliss (sat chit ananda). The worship involves adoration of Sri Chakra as an icon. Sri Chakra has to be installed imaginatively within the psyche. Goddess Ambika is the deity. The aura of the Goddess carries the 16 vowels of the alphabet, bound by an invisible force (kama kala). The human body with nine passages is equated with Sri Chakra. The passages are linked to duty, non-duty, the antahakarana (inner self)

Teachings From Shiva Sutras

A collection of teachings from Shiva Sutras. Apparent knowledge vitiated by the illusions of mind is the cause of bondage of the Jiva in the physical world. The tremendous effort and energy required in the manifestation of a universe comes from the Divine Will of Siva, the Universal Consciousness, and appears initially through akasa as nada or integrated ‘Sound’ from which all forms of vibration and modes of motion in the realm of manifestation are derived. By contemplation on the Centre through which Divine Power manifests the universe, (physical) consciousness reverts to its original pure state, Pure Consciousness, and the universe as a separate mental phenomenon disappears Supreme Consciousness is the turiya (fourth) state of consciousness beyond the three states of waking, dream and deep sleep. This state is eternal and the other three states come and go in it. As the turiya state alone exists and as the three preceding states merge into it and disappear, the turiya st

22 July 2021 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 22 July 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 11:42 AM on July 22. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 9:33 AM on July 23. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on July 22, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 3:45 PM on July 22. Then onward it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 2:26 PM on July 23. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south