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Awala Navami 2023 date – Importance of Amla Navami In Kartik Month

Amla Navami is dedicated to Amla  (gooseberry tree). It is observed on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Kartik Month (October – November). Amla Navami 2023 date is November 21. This ritual is dedicated to the Amla Tree (Gooseberry). Women offer prayers and perform puja to the Awala tree and eat beneath the tree. The greatness of Awala puja is mentioned in the Padma Purana and Skanda Purana . The popular belief is that during the Kartik month gods and sages reside on the Awala Tree. Therefore worshipping Amla during the period can help in destroying sins and in fulfilling wishes. The Puranas also equate Awala Tree with Goddess Lakshmi . Awala is also known as Dhatri and thus the worship is essentially for prosperity and auspiciousness. The Amla fruit ripens during the period and therefore it is also a sort of thanksgiving to Nature. The medicinal and therapeutic value of Awala is very famous and is used in  India  for various medicinal

Effect – Work - Deed – Karya In Hinduism

The word karya is derived from the root kr, which means to be performed, to be done or made, etc. The phrase krtasya karyasya ca (what is to be made) occurs in Atharva Veda (III. 24.5) and in Taittiriya Samhita ( The term is used in different senses in various texts in Sanskrit literature. In the great epic Ramayana (1.13.50), it is used in the sense of work, business, “na bhumyakaryamasmakam” (we have no business on the earth). In Manusmriti, karya occur a number of times with different meanings, e.g., ‘work’ (v.150), “legal business”, and “law-suit” (VII.43). It denotes ‘duty’ in the Shishupala (II.1). It also means “motive, object, purpose, as rightly said in Hitopadesha (IV.66): “Skandhenapivaheccatrun karyam asadya buddhiman” – having to achieve a object, a wise man should even bear his enemies on his shoulder. In Panchatantra, (1.71) karya is used in the sense of need (trnenakaryam). According to Samkhya, the theory of karya karana is known as Satkaryavada. It is a t

Panchamrit For Shivling - Abhishek - Ingredients - Benefits

Panchamrit abhishek is a unique Hindu ritual dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. Food items are offered to deity in the ritual. In Panchamrit for Shivling, five puja items are poured on the Shivling in small quantities. It is believed that offering panchamrit to shivling will help in achieve peace, prosperity, good health and wealth.   The five items that are used in Shivling Panchamrit are Milk Yoghurt Honey Ghee and Sugar (rock kandy or mishri) (some people use sugarcane juice) The best offering to Shiva is always a small amount of water and bilva leaves.

Panchuka 2023 in Kartik Month in Odisha

Panchuka is the last five days of Kartik month in Odisha and people abstain from all types of non-vegetarian food during the period. Panchuka in 2023 begins on November 23 and ends on November 27. The period is of great significance to Lord Jagannath devotees. Traditionally, staunch devotees of Lord Jagannath abstain from all type of non-vegetarian foods during the entire Kartik month but those who are unable to follow it, observe it during the last five days of the month. Panchuka begins on Ekadasi day during the Shukla Paksha in Kartik month and ends on Kartik Purnima. Panchuka is strictly observed by elderly men and women and many of them stay in Puri and visit the Jagannath shrine during the period. The five-day period is also of great significance in Puri Jagannath Temple . Thousands of people who are observing Kartik Brata for the entire month gets an opportunity to have darshan of Lord Jagannath in five different veshas or attire during the period. Garuda

House Warming Dates In January 2022 – Auspicious and Good Dates for House Warming in January 2022

Below is the auspicious house warming dates in January 2022. Please note that these good dates are meant to give a general idea. If you are a strict follower of astrology, then you should consult a local astrologer where the house is located as sunrise time in the area is very important in deciding the house warming time. The below given dates are based on Hindu Panchang and calendar. House Warming Dates In January 2022 January 22 January 24 January 27 and January 29, 2022

Story From Hinduism – What Is The Nature Of God?

A story from Hinduism as to what is the nature of God? A king of a region heard about a famous philosopher who had arrived in his kingdom. The King summoned the philosopher. After a few minutes of interaction, the king realized that the man was indeed a good philosopher. So the king asked him what is the nature of God. How to describe God? The philosopher wanted three days to think over the question. He told the king that he would come with an answer on the fourth day morning. On the fourth day morning, the philosopher asked for another three days to ponder over the question. King granted another three days. On the fourth day, the king was eager for an answer but to his dismay, the philosopher again asked for three days. The king was losing his patience with the philosopher, but gave him another three days. On the fourth day, the philosopher appeared before the king and told him “The more I think of God, the more indescribable he becomes.”

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, 17 November 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during 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 waxing or light phase of moon till 10:10 AM on November 17. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 11:33 AM on November 18. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on November 17, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 11:31 PM on November 17 . Then onward it is Bharani nakshatra on the entire day on November 18 and till 1:38 AM on November 19. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Guj