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Birth Of King Prithu - Story - Churning The Body Of Previous King

Prithu was one of greatest emperors of ancient India . Story of the birth of King Prithu is found in the Puranas. In the great lineage of Dhruva, there was a king named Anga. He had a son named Vena, who was cruel and arrogant from childhood. King Anga was distressed with the behavior of his son. He made innumerable efforts to reform his only son. But all his efforts failed and in terrible anguish he left his kingdom. As there was no ruler, the Saints were compelled to make Vena the next king. After being made king, Vena’s adharmic activities only increased. Vena declared himself as god and unleashed a reign of terror. Fed up with his activities, Vena was killed by his subjects with the help of saints. As there was no one to take over the kingdom, dacoits and thieves began to loot people. There was utter lawlessness. The saints thought it was their responsibility to find a ruler. They then took the body of Vena and churned it while chanting mantras. From i

Balussery Kotta Vettakkorumakan Temple - Facts - Festival - History - Breaking Of 12,000 Coconuts

Balussery Kotta Vettakkorumakan temple is located near Balussery in Kozhikode district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Vettakkorumakan. The ancient shrine is situated within the ruins of Balussery Kotta (Fort).   As per local belief, the temple was initially a Bhagavathi temple. It is said that Vettakkorumakan was first worshipped on the wall of the sreekovil. It chaithanyam was later transferred to the peedam in the sreekovil. The darshanam of Balussery Kotta Vettakkorumakan temple is towards west. Only noon puja (uccha puja) is performed here. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Bhagavathi, Ganapathi, Ayyappan and Subrahmanian. The annual festival in the temple begins with kodiyettam on Dhanu 26. Vettaikaran pattu is held on Dhanu 27. The most important offering in the temple is breaking of 12,000 coconuts – Pantheerayiram thengayeru. The breaking of 12,000 coconuts continuously in a rhythmic motion during the annual festival attracts thousands of devotees. The c

Tihar Festival 2023 dates in Nepal – Diwali Festival in Nepal in 2023

Tihar Festival is a five-day festival which coincides with the Diwali and is mainly observed in Nepal . Tihar 2023 is from on November 10 to November 15. It is observed from the 12th day of the Krishna Paksha or waning phase of moon in Kartik Mahina (October – November) to the second day of Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Kartik month as per traditional Hindu calendar in Nepal. Tihar Festival is not only dedicated to Hindu Gods but also to animals and plants. Day 1 of Tihar Festival in 2023 Tihar festival on  November 10, 2023 – The first day of the Tihar festival is dedicated to crow - messenger of Yama, the god of death in Hindu Religion. This day is known as Kag Parva. Day 2 of Tihar Festival Tihar festival on  on November 11, 2023 – The second day of the Tihar festival is dedicated to Dog and is known as Kukur Tihar. Day 3 of Tihar Festival Tihar festival on  November 12, 2023 – The third day of the festival is the popular Diwali day and on the day

Three Advices Given By Ravana To Lakshman For A Successful Life

Ravana was waiting for his death after he was mortally wounded by the arrow of Bhagavan Sri Ram. Then, Bhagavan Sri Ram asked Lakshman to approach Ravana and take his advice on leading a successful life. An arrogant Lakshman first approached Ravana, stood near his head, and demanded that he share his knowledge with the victors, as they will use it for the good of his people. But Ravana did not speak. Lakshman returned to Bhagavan Sri Ram and informed what had happened. Bhagavan Sri Ram reprimanded Lakshman by saying that when you to learn something from someone you should always take your place near the feet of the person. Lakshman then went and stood near the feet of Ravana and asked him to share the wisdom required for leading a successful life. Ravana then gave three advices: Never delay in doing a good thing. There is no need to look for good time etc. When you have decided to do good works do it immediately. Never underestimate any being in this world. Ta

4 November 2021 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 4 November 2021 – It is Amavasya tithi or the no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 5:30 AM on November 4. Then onward it is Amavasya tithi or the no moon day till 3:31 AM on November 5. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on November 4, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Chitra or Chithira or Chithira nakshatra till 8:12 AM on November 4 . Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi nakshatra till 6:56 AM on November 5. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Chitra or Chithira or Chithira nakshatra till 7:43 AM on November 4 . Then onward it is Swathi or Cho