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Mudiya Purnima – Muria Puno Mela – Govardhan Parikrama in Vrindavan – Mathura

Mudiya Purnima, popularly known as Muria Puno Mela, is observed at Govardhan in Vrindavan – Mathura on Guru Purnima day. Mudiya Purnima 2023 date is July 3. It is also known as Mudiya Puno and Mudiya Purnima, This is a 5-day fair (mela) and festival and begins on Ashada Navami day (June 27). More than five million people participate in the holy events during period. The main ritual includes Parikrama of Giriraj - Govardhan (walking around the mountain). Bathing in Manasa Ganga and visiting temple and holy spots including Mukharvind and Danghati are part of the annual ritual. Srila Sanatan Goswami the most important Goswami of Vrindavan. He is believed to have disappeared from earth on Guru Purnima day. Muriya Purnima Parikrama was started by Sanatan Goswami. Sanatan Goswami Tiro Bhav Divas in Vrindavan – Death Anniversary of Sanatana Goswami Sanatan Goswami (1488 AD -1558 AD) was one of the important disciples of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. He was also one of the Six Gosw

Sree Mahavishnu Temple Thennilapuram

Sree Mahavishnu temple is located at Thennilapuram on the Erattakulam - Vaniyampara Road adjoining Palakkad – Thrissur National Highway in Palakkad district. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Vishnu Bhagavan. The temple has a circular sanctum sanctorum or vatta sreekovil. The annual pratishta festival in the temple is held in Kumbha Masam. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Sree Dharmasastha, Hanuman Swamy, Naga Devatas and Durga Parameswari. The important rituals and festivals in the temple are Gokulashtami (Sri Krishna Janmashtami) and Naga Pooja. Thennilapuram Vishnu temple is associated with the nearby Kunnekkattu Bhagavathy temple. The belief is that the presence of Mahavishnu was felt here before the presence of Bhagavathy. Therefore devotees first have darshan in Thennilapuram Vishnu temple before visiting Kunnekkattu Bhagavathy temple.

Thrikkai Mahavishnu Temple At Kunnukara

Thrikkai Mahavishnu temple is located at Kunnukara in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The shrine is situated northwest of Schoolpadi bus stop in Kunnukara. The temple is dedicated to Vishnu Bhagavan. The darshanam of Thrikkai Mahavishnu is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Goddess Durga and Ayyappan. The annual festival in the temple is held for eight days in Medam month. The temple is a managed by a committee of local people.

Kanipura Gopalakrishna Temple – Krishna With Butter Balls – Festival - Kumble Bedi

Kanipura Gopalakrishna temple is located at Kumbla in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Bhagavan Gopalakrishna – the child form of Sri Krishna Bhagavan. The murti is carved out of jet black granite and it faces east. Instead of weapons the murti carrying butter balls in both hands. The five day annual festival begins on Makar Sankranti and is famous for Kumble Bedi – more than an hour long firework display. The popular belief is that pregnant women will be blessed with intelligent and healthy children after offering prayers here. The diseases of children are cured after having darshan of the Bala Gopala form of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. It is not just humans that find relief in the temple, illnesses of cows and bulls are cured after praying here. The murti of Bhagavan Gopal Krishna worshipped in the temple now has all the features of a child. It is believed that the murti was worshipped by Mata Yashoda, the foster mother of Sri Krishna. Later in the Dwapara Yuga th

Kokila Vrat 2023 Date - Importance of Kokila Vrat On Ashadha Purnima

Kokila Vrat is a unique ritual observed on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Ashada or Ashara Month (June – July). Kokila Vrat 2023 date is July 3. The Vrat is dedicated to Goddess Sati and Lord Shiva. In some regions in India - especially in Southern and western parts of India - Kokila Vrat is performed annually on Ashadha Purnima. As per some Hindu cultures in North India, the vrat is observed only when there is an intercalary month or Adhika Mas based on Ashada. Kokila (or cuckoo) is associated with Goddess Sati. There is a legend that Goddess Sati spent 1000 celestial years as a cuckoo before she got back her shape and merged with Shiva. This happened after the incident mentioned in the Puranas in which Sati immolated herself. Kokila Vrat is mainly observed by women. In some regions, the vrat is observed for one month - from Ashadha Purnima to Shravan Purnima. The main observance include waking up early and taking bath in a water body like pond, river or sea a

Have No Weakness Even In The Face Of Death – Swami Vivekananda

Give up, renounce the world. Now we are like dogs strayed into a kitchen and eating a piece of meat, looking round in fear lest at any moment someone may come and drive them out. Instead of that, be a king and know you own the world. This never comes until you give it up and it ceases to bind. Give up mentally, if you do not physically. Give up from the heart of your hearts. Have Vairagya (renunciation). This is the real sacrifice, and without it, it is impossible to attain spirituality. Do not desire, for what you desire you get, and with it comes terrible bondage. We never get freedom until we are self-contained. Learn to feel yourself in other bodies, to know that we are all one. Throw all other nonsense to the winds. Spit out your actions, good or bad, and never think of them again. What is done is done. Throw off superstition. Have no weakness even in the face of death. Do not repent, do not brood over past deeds, and do not remember your good deeds; be free. The weak, the f

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Sunday, 25 July 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada and Dwitiya Tithi or the first and second day during waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon till 6:08 AM on July 25. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during waning or dark phase of moon till 5:18 AM on July 26. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on July 25, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Shravan or Thiruvonam or Sravana Nakshatra till 12:47 PM on July 25. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 12:31 PM on July 26. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and