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Kammadam Bhagavathi Temple – Kammadam Kavu Kaliyattam Festival 2023

Kammadam Bhagavathi temple is located east 30 km east of Nileshwar on Kunnumkai – Chittarikkal road in Kasaragod district, Kerala. Kammadam Kavu Kaliyattam festival 2023 date is December 23 to December 28. Kammadam Kavu Kaliyattam festival is annually held from Dhanu 8 to Dhanu Masam 13. Kammadam kavu – the sacred grove – spreads across more than 50 acres in Bheemanadi village. It is the largest kavu in Kerala. Kammadam Bhagavathi Temple History Once upon a time, the lands to the east of Neeleswaram were part of a kingdom. The Bhagavathy temple and the surrounding areas were gifted by the king of Neeleswaram to the Kammadam illam. Legend has it that the elderly member of the illam discovered the divine aura of the Bhagavathy, and invoked her presence in the sanctum. The place of worship came to be known as Kammadam Bhagavathi temple. The temple is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala and is known as Thriplleri in Durga Kshetra Stotra Namavali. The moolasthan of Goddess i

Bharani Nakshatra Date And Time 2022 – Barani Birth Star Dates In 2022

Bharani Nakshatra 2022 dates and time based on traditional Hindu calendar Astrology and Panchangam. Bharani Birth Star, also read as ;Barani, is the second Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. As per Hindu astrology Bharani Nakshatra, or birth star, falls under Mesha Rashi or Aries. Mangal is the Lord of the Rasi. The lucky color of Bharani is Blood red. Bharani Nakshatra Time - North - East - South of India This nakshatra or birth start time is applicable in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Andaman and Nicobar. January 12, 2022, Wednesday Time is from 2:05 PM on January 11 to 3:57 PM on January 12, 2022 February 8, 2022, Tuesday Time is from 9:19 PM on February 7 to 11:09 PM on February 8, 2022 March 7

The 24 Temples Participating In Arattupuzha Pooram

Sree Sastha Temple at Arattupuzha in Thrissur is believed to be more than 3000 years old and is renowned for the annual festival called Arattupuzha Pooram – the festival is known as Devamela as 23 temples from the area visit and pay obeisance to Sri Sastha worshipped in the temple. Here is the list of 24 temples participating in the Arattupuzha Pooram. Arattupuzha Sastha Triprayar Thevar Urakam Ammathiruvadi Cherpu Bhagavathy Chathakudam Sastha Thiruvullakkavu Sastha Anthikkad Bhagavathi Thottippal Bhagavathy Pisharikkal Bhagavathy Edakkunny Bhagawathi Ayyunnu Bhagawathi Thaikkattussery Bhagavathy Kaduppassery Bhagavathi Choorakode Bhagavathi Poonilarkkavil Bhagavathi Chalakudy Pisharikkal Bhagavathy Chakkamkulangara Sastha Kodannur Sastha Namkulam Sastha Maattil Sastha Nettissery Sastha Kalleli Sastha Chitti Chathakudam Sastha Medamkulam Sastha Arattupuzha Pooram is known as the mother of all poorams. The evening prior to the last day

Namkulam Temple – Avinissery

Namkulam temple is located at Avinissery in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is also known as Nankulam Karippukkavu Bhagavathy temple and also as Nangulam Sastha temple. The temple is one among the 108 Ayyappa temples in Kerala. There are three temples here one is dedicated to Goddess Durga Bhagavathy, Sastha and Vishnu. The temple is known as Vayalinkavu in Thottam Pattu, which narrates about the 108 Ayyappan Kavukal in Kerala. The temple is located amidst a large rice field. The Vishnu temple is located in the middle, Sastha temple is in the north and Durga temple is the east. The murti of Vishnu worshipped in the temple is four armed – Chatur Bahu. The temple has a Chuttambalam. There is also a 3.5 acre pond in front of the temple. Bhadra Kali and Ganapathi are the Upa Devatas worshipped here. The murti of Sastha worshipped here is meditating Sastha (Dhanyavastha). There are no upa devatas here. The Durga temple is known as Karippookkavu. Upa Devata worshipped here Ch

Various Dresses Or Besha On Sri Krishna Jayanti – Janmashtami Festival In Puri Jagannath Temple

As part of the birth celebrations of Sri Krishna, various beshas or dresses are adorned by the deities of Puri Jagannath Temple. They Beshas are adorned for five days starting two days after Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Since Bhagavan Shree Jagannath has been identified with Bhagavan Sri Krishna, incidents connected with the life of Sri Krishna have been inseparably associated with Shree Jagannatha. The birthday of Bhagavan Sri Krishna is celebrated on the 8th day of the dark fortnight of Bhadraba month as per traditional Odisha calendar. Nandotsav is observed on the following day. Rituals and events relating to Sri Krishna Lila, like Banabhoji, Kolibika, Bakasura and Aghasura Badha, Kaliyadalan, Dhenuka and Pralambasura Badha are celebrated during the period in the Puri temple. Banabhoji Besha Banabhoji Besha is done on the 10th day of the dark fortnight of Bhadrab (August – September) as per traditional Odia calendar. The deities are dressed like cowherd boys, as if they are going to a

Nagalassery Ayyappankavu Temple

Nagalassery Ayyappankavu temple is located at Nagalassery in Palakkad district, Kerala. The temple is one among the 108 Ayyappa temples in Kerala. The temple is mentioned in Thottam Pattu which narrates about the 108 Sastha temples in Kerala. Sastha is worshipped along with his consort in the temple – patni samethanaya Sastha murti. The darshanam of Nagalassery Ayyappankavu is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Shiva, Sri Krishna, Ganapathy, and Anthimahakalan. Shiva shrine here has got a separate mandapam. The temple belongs to Kudaloor Mana.

Deveswaram Umamaheswara Mahadeva Temple Kilimanoor - Festival - History

Deveswaram Umamaheswara Mahadeva temple is located at Madavoor Road in Kilimanoor, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Uma (Goddess Parvati) and Mahadevar (Shiva). The darshanam of Deveswaram temple is towards east. The temple has a circular sanctum sanctorum – vatta sreekovil. The roof is covered with gold-plated metal. The most important festival here is the Mahashivratri. As per history, the temple was built in Kollavarsham 149 by the mother of Vallabhan Kotha, a king of Venad.

Andunny Devar Temple Vellanikkara

Andunny Devar temple is located at Vellanikkara in Thrissur district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Shiva. The temple has a vatta sreekovil or circular sanctum sanctorum. The main festival held here is the Mahashivratri. The most auspicious day in a week here is Monday. The annual festival in the temple is held on Thiruvathira nakshatra in Dhanu masam (December – January). The festival is famous kavadi, pooram and processions involving caparisoned elephants. The temple is open from 6 AM to 10 AM in the morning and 5:30 PM to 8 PM in the evening.

Olarikkara Bhagavathy Temple – History – Facts

Olarikkara Bhagavathy temple is located at Olari in Thrissur district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Goddess Bhagavathi. The darshanam of Olarikkara Bhagavathy is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in Olarikkara temple are Kshetrapalan and Kandan. There is a separate grove or kavu dedicated to kandan. As per popular belief, the Bhagavathy worshipped here arrived from Kodungallur atop a traditional olakkuda (umbrella). The main festival observed in the temple is the Thalappoli Utsavam in Dhanu month. The temple belongs to Olari, Puthoorkkara and Ayyanthol deshams.

Kenampully Shiva Temple – History

Kenampully Shiva Temple is located atop a hill and is around 1 km from Chittoor – Kecherimettil in Palakkad district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Shiva. The darshanam of Kenampully Shiva is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathi and Ayyappa. The main festival observed in the temple is Shivratri. As per history, the temple belonged to Samoothiri Kovilakam. Later it came under the control of Kochi king. Ambattu Tharavadu got it from Kochi kings.

Story Of Prahlada And Dattatreya

We all know that Prahlada as child had darshan of the Narasimha avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu. But when he grew up and became king he also had the darshan of the Bhagwan Dattatreya. Here is the story of Prahlada and Dattatreya. As a king, Prahlada enjoyed many pleasures. From worldly point of view he lacked nothing. Yet in an unknown corner of his heart, a thorn of discontent had taken root and gradually it began to trouble him. Questions like what is the essential nature of this world, what is my true nature and other Vedantic questions perplexed him. After deep deliberations and advice by scholars, he undertook a journey around the world to find answers to his questions. In due course of time he reached Sahyadri regions on the bank of Cauvery River in South India. On the banks of Kaveri River, Prahlada saw a sage rolling in sand and mud. Prahlada felt that he was not an ordinary man. Immediately he approached the sage and with humility he prostrated him. He politely asked, “Munidra! I

30 August 2021 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 30 August 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon on the entire day on August 30 and till 12:13 AM on August 31. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on August 30, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Kartika or Krithigai or Krittika nakshatra till 6:41 AM on August 30 . Then onward it is Rohini nakshatra till 9:19 AM on August 31. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Kartika or Krithigai or Krittika nakshatra till 6:39 AM on August 30 . Then onward it is Rohini