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Vishnu Smriti In Hindu Religion – Dharma Shastra Revealed By Bhagavan Vishnu

Vishnu Smriti in Hindu religion derives its name from an old Dharmasutra called Vishnu Dharma Sutra or Vaishnava Dharma Sutra of the Kathaka school of Krishna Yajur Veda, which was subsequently remodeled into a Smriti. This Dharma Shastra was revealed by Bhagavan Vishnu. Vishnu Smriti is partly written in prose and partly in verse. The present form of the work, however, probably originated not earlier than 300 CE though some place it between 100 and 300 CE. The book contains 100 chapters. The number of chapters seems to have been purposefully brought to the round figure of a hundred to coincide with the number of names of Bhagavan Vishnu counted in the 98th chapter. Subject Matter Of Vishnu Smriti Vishnu Smriti deal with a number of subjects, such as The duties of varnas and the ashramas Rajadharma Punishment of various offenses Karshapana and small measures Debtors and creditors General rules about ordeals Twelve kinds of sons Offspring of mixed marriages Stridhana Sixteen

Agalpady Durga Parameshwari Temple in Kasargod in Kerala

Agalpady Durga Parameshwari Temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga, is located around 22 km east of Kasargod in Kerala. Mother Goddess Shakti is worshipped here as Goddess Annapoorneshwari and Lord Shiva is worshiped here as Jadadhari. Shiva is an Upa Devata here. The main deity faces east.  The temple belongs to Karhade Brahmins who arrived here from Maharashtra.  The architecture of the shrine is typical Kerala – Malabar style architecture. The flag post is an important aspect of the shrine. A school functions within the temple complex. Other important temples Karhade Brahmins in Kasaragod are at Beyar, Padri, Nadipalli, and Badganoor. 

Hanuman Beej Mantra – Benefits

The beej mantra of Bajrangbali Hanuman is the single letter used to represent all that is Hanuman. The Anjaneya Beej mantra has numerous benefits and should be used wisely and carefully with utmost devotion. Hanuman Beej Mantra is ‘Hum’ - हूँ।  Chanting the mantra on Tuesday is considered highly auspicious. The person chanting the mantra should wear red or ochre color clothes. All offerings on the day should be of red color. All food offerings should be shared with a cow. The lamp should be lit using pure cow ghee. Offering prayers to Sri Rama and chanting Sunderkand on the day is highly beneficial. The mantra should be chanted 108 times during sunrise. Those seeking desire fulfillments will have it fulfilled after chanting the beej mantra. Spiritual seekers will get opportunity to wash away ignorance and see the light of knowledge. Those seeking moksha or liberation will be blessed with it. The mantra can also be used as a protection mantra. It is good who have fear of dar

Griha Pravesh Rules In Hinduism – Entering Into New House For Living

Griha Pravesh is the religious ceremony performed at the time of occupying a house – first time entering into a new house for living. Here are the important Griha Pravesh rules in Hinduism. In the ceremony of Griha Pravesh a puja called Vastu Shanti needs to be performed before occupying the house for the first time. It includes worship of Ganesha, the nine planets and the vastu (building or home) in the form of a vastu purusha (male deity). This particular ritual is expected to do away with any ill effects of unseen and unknown evil supernatural powers so that the inhabitants are not harmed by such powers in the future. The ritual is followed by holding a feast. After the performance of the ritual, the entry into such a house has to be at a muhurta (astrologically fixed proper time). The auspicious months in which to enter a house are Vaishaka (April – May), Jyeshta (May – June), Magha (January – February) and Phalguna (February – March) as per Sage Narada. If one occupies a hou

Acheswaram Temple At Kaipamangalam

Acheswaram temple is located at Kaipamangalam in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is 1 km east of Vazhiyambalam stop on Kodungallur – Guruvayur road. The temple was earlier known as Agastheshwarapuram. The main deity Shiva is worshipped in the form of Shivling. The darshanam of the temple is towards east. There is only one puja in a day. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy and Nagam. The main festival observed in the temple is Mahashivratri in Kumbham month. The temple belonged to Pazhoor Family. The temple was part of ancient Ayiroor kingdom.

Seven Ways To Achieve Success – Swami Mukundananda

Swami Mukundananda - Founder of Jagadguru Kripaluji Yog (J.K.Yog), a non-profit organization based in Dallas, Texas - talks about seven ways to achieve success. Positive thinking: Humans continue to believe that power, money and material possessions bring happiness. All of us do know the story of King Midas and the Golden Touch. The choice remains with us to be content. Taking responsibility for emotions: What should one do to overcome negativity and adverse sentiments? There is no justification for harboring negative thoughts. Our feelings are a choice we make. The responsibility to control our mind is our own. We are accountable for harboring pleasant and miserable feelings. Understanding the thin line between stimulus (circumstances) and response (emotions) provides us with the lever to control our sentiments. Inspiration: One can gain from being inspired by positive people and actions. History has so many examples. Purity of Intention: One should be propelled toward

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 29 July 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during 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 waning or dark phase of moon till 4:26 AM on July 29. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 5:17 AM on July 30. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on July 29, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi Nakshatra till 2:41 PM on July 29. Then onward it is Revati Nakshatra till 4:21 PM on July 30. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrattathi Naksha