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Dreaming Of Avocado Tree – Meaning

Meaning of dreaming of avocado tree can be both bad and good as per dream meaning and interpretation. Simply dream of avocado tree means there will be progress in life. Dream of you plucking avocado fruit from tree means you will meet someone who has similar thought like yours. Dreaming of avocado tree with fruits shaking means there will be luck in your favor. It also means you will get sudden wealth. Dream of avocado trees and fruits falling down means you will face some difficulties but things will improve if you have the will power and courage to walk through the difficulties. Dream of avocado tree rotting or drying means lost opportunity which you will regret. Dreaming of you playing around avocado tree means child birth in family or happy occasions. There will be get-togethers.

That Which Is Beyond Any Units Of Measurement In Hinduism

That which is beyond any units of measurement or that which is transcendental, beyond the mundane in Hinduism is known as Amatra. It refers to Brahman and Omkara. Upanishads conceive Brahman not as an object beyond senses and the mind but the Brahman that is cognized in three states of consciousness – wakefulness, dream state, and state of deep sleep (jagrata, swapna and sushupti) as an embodied being. Since it is incomparable – it is unlike everything we know – the closest representation of Brahman can only be pranava which has three states – a, u and m – comparable to the three embodies states – Brahman, pranava and amatra. At the microcosmic level, the individual has three states – wakefulness, dream state, and state of deep sleep, and he is known as Vishva, taijasa and prajna in these three states respectively. At the macrocosmic level, the three states are manifested universe, subtle existence and the un-manifested universe. The God who permeates these three levels of creati

Kozhuvalloor Devi Temple – Venmony – Festival - Information

Kozhuvalloor Devi temple is located at Venmony, around 7 km northwest of Pandalam, in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The famous annual festival in the temple is observed on the Karthika nakshatra day in Kumbham month. The annual festival is famous for Kettukazhcha and Kuthira in the evening. The highlight of the Kumbha Karthika festival is the display of huge decorated forms of temple cars known as ‘Kuthiras.’ Therus (Chariots) and other small such traditional temple effigies complete the Kettukazhcha which is a visual spectacle which attracts people from different parts of the region. Children too bring small kuthiras to the festival. The arrival of the kuthiras along with traditional temple music creates a magical and surreal atmosphere which enthralls the devotees. Kavadiyattam is held during the afternoon on the day. Kuthira Moottil kanji, a rice gruel, served with a dish made with muthira (horse gram), asthram (a mixed vegetable dish

Surya Grahan 2022 In India – Solar Eclipse Dates And Time In 2022 in India – Surya Grahanam

Surya Grahan 2022 in India (Solar Eclipse dates) based on Hindu calendar and panchang – India Standard Time. There are two solar eclipses in 2022 - Surya Grahanam – April 30 and October 25, 2022. The solar eclipse on October 25,2022 is visible in India. Detail dates of Surya Grahan in 2022 are given below: Solar Eclipse on April 30, 2022 (Partial Solar Eclipse) (Not Visible In India) Surya Grahan on April 30 is not visible in India. This Grahan is not followed in India and temples will not be closed as per tradition. This Grahan is mainly visible in Pacific and South America. Solar Eclipse on October 25, 2022 (Partial Eclipse) (Visible In India) Surya Grahan on October 25 is visible in India. Time in India is from 4:29 PM to 5:39 PM Maximum eclipse is at 5:30 PM The eclipse will be maximum visible in western parts of India. This Grahan is followed in India and temples will be closed as per tradition. Hindus who follow grahan rituals including holy dip, charity should

Punnamthottam Bhagavathy Temple – Aranmula – Festival

Punnamthottam Bhagavathy temple is located 2 km east of Aranmula in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. The small beautiful temple is a classic example of traditional Kerala style architecture. Punnam Thottam kshetram is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual festival in the temple is observed in Meena Masam. The temple is located in quiet and serene place. There is a kodimaram in front of the east facing shrine. There are no major subsidiary deities in the temple. The Karthika vilakku festival is held in the temple on Karthika nakshatra day in Dhanu masam. The festival is noted for the lighting of lamps, traditional temple music and art forms. Special pujas and rituals are held on the day. One of the most striking feature of this temple is the big palm tree that welcomes a visitor. The tree is filled with nails that are remains of yakshi (s) and family goddess captured from homes and set free within the temple's confines.

Ayodhya Lakshmana Temple At Ramapuram – Malappuram

Ayodhya Lakshmana temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lakshman of Ramayana at Ramapuram in Malappuram district, Kerala. This ancient temple was completely destroyed by Tipu Sultan but the shrine has now been renovated. The round sanctum sanctorum or vatta sreekovil of the temple has a murti of Lakshmana. The most auspicious day in the temple is the Swargavathil Ekadashi observed during the Shukla Paksha Ekadasi (velutha paksham) in Dhanu Masam. A famous Bhagavan Sri Rama temple is located nearby at Ramapuram itself. There are also temples dedicated to Bharata and Shatrughna in the vicinity.

Kodamkulangara Sree Dharma Sastha Temple – Information – Festival

Kodamkulangara Sree Dharma Sastha temple is located at Kodamkulangara near Tripunithura in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Sree Dharma Sastha (Ayyappa). The annual festival in the temple is held in Dhanu Masam end and coincides with the Makaravilakku festival. The annual festival is noted for various unique rituals and pujas. Procession, arrival of kolams, temple art forms and temple music are part of the 5-day annual festival. The small but beautiful Kerala style traditional temple observes all the important rituals and festivals associated with Sastha temple. Thrikarthika is another important festival here.

Why Ravana Could Not Touch Sita In The Ramayana?

Ravana kidnapped Mata Sita with the intention of marrying Her but he could never touch her. He never used force but was pleading with Sita for her love. A demon like Ravana would have used force instead of pleading. So, why Ravana could not forcibly approach Mata Sita? The answer to it is found in the Yuddha Kanda of the Ramayana. Ravana himself answer this question when one of his ministers, Mahaparshva, wants to know why he did not forcibly take Mata Sita. Ravana once saw and apsara named Punjikasthala. She was going to the abode of Brahma. Ravana approached her lustfully and raped her. Punjikasthala reached the abode of Brahma crying. Brahma realized what had happened and he cursed Ravana that from then if he takes a woman by force his head will break into thousand pieces.

Puthanambalam Subrahmanya Swami Temple - Cheruvaranam Sree Narayanapuram Temple - Vavu Bali - Festival

Cheruvaranam Sree Narayanapuram temple, also known as Puthanambalam Subrahmanya Swami temple, is located near Cherthala in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Muruga or Subrahmanya. The 8-day annual festival in the temple concludes on the Thaipooyam day in Makaram month. The annual festival is famous for kavadi, procession, performance of Kerala temple arts and music. The shrine is beautifully decorated on the occasion. Sashti days, in the Malayalam month falling after karutha vavu or amavasya, is of great significance here. Another important day in the temple is the Skanda Sashti falling in October or November. The temple is noted for the presence of two peacocks.  The shrine is famous for performing rituals for departed ancestors especially on Karkidaka Vavu Bali day in Karkidakam month.

Jejuri Khandoba – Malhari Martand Bhairav Festival and Rathotsav

Malhari Martand Bhairav is a form of Lord Shiva worshipped in Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Khandoba – Malhari Martand Bhairav Rathotsava and Festival is held at Jejuri Temple near Pune for six days starting from Kartik Amavasya as per traditional Marathi calendar. In 2024, Malhari Martand Bhairav Rathotsav and festival begins on December 2 and ends on Champa Shashti day on December 7. Legend has it that Khandoba had fought the demons Malla and Mani for six days starting from Kartik Amavasya. The festival celebrates the victory of Khandoba over the demons – victory of good over evil. Mhalsa and Banai are his consorts. Khandoba is known by numerous names - Khanderao, Khanderaya, Malhari Martand and Mallu Khan in Maharashtra . He is known as Mallana in Andhra Pradesh and Mailara in Karnataka. Malhari Martand is a very popular family deity in Maharashtra . He is worshipped by all class of people and is the patron deity of warriors, farme

Sukraniti Teachings

A collection of teachings from Sukraniti. Those rulers who do not follow niti or morals are unfortunate and go to hell, either through misery or through cupidity. Association with the Guru is for the acquisition of Shastras and the Shastras are calculated to increase knowledge. To maintain a healthy and prosperous life wealth is necessary. So long as there is wealth, one is respected by all. However, the man without wealth, though well qualified, is deserted even by his wife and children. The best profession is agriculture. The collector of taxes is to be like a gardener who collects flowers and fruits after having duly nourished the trees with care. ..................... A Zen Story A dramatic ballad singer studied under a strict teacher who insisted that he rehearse day after day, month after month the same passage from the same song, without being permitted to go any further. Finally, overwhelmed by frustration and despair, the young man ran off to find another profess

Dreaming Of Aventurine – Meaning

Dreaming of aventurine is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. A person can expect change of fortune and better luck. It also means peace and progress in a relationship. Dream of green aventurine is associated with hope and growth. It means there will be dream fulfillment. Dream of blue aventurine means there will be travel. You will get job opportunity or to change or to enhance your career abroad. Dream of yellow aventurine means there will be relief from health issue. It also means new physical activity. Dream of orange aventurine means friendship with people in power. There will be soon new friends and relationships which will broaden your thoughts and meaning of life. Dream of brown aventurine means you will get to eat exotic things. It means lot of food and happiness. Dream of grey aventurine is associated with return of old friends or relatives. It means someone who had gone away from your life will come back. Wearing aventurine ornaments in dream i

Dreaming Of Avalanche – Meaning

Dreaming of avalanche is sign of bad omen as per dream interpretation and meaning. It simply means that you will be buried under unexpected problems. It also means you will face some tragedy in personal life especially death or accident of a family member in immediate future. Dreaming of avalanche and you are trying to escape means that a person whom you had trusted might cheat you. It can be spouse or friend or relative. The dream also means that your habit of procrastination will create a mountain of problems for you. The dream is basically asking you to get your life on track before it gets buried forever under problems of your own making. The dream of avalanche has no meaning most times as it is often seen after watching or reading about avalanche on television, mobile or visual media. But if one dreams about avalanche naturally without talking or seeing during daytime, then it has a very important meaning.

Dreaming Of Avocado – Meaning

Dreaming of avocado is considered a good and auspicious as per dream interpretation and meaning. It means that there will be sweetness and happiness in your life provided you are ready to work hard and take the risk. Dreaming of a lot of avocados together is associated with progress and positivity. It is also a warning to shed all kinds of negativity and not to miss out on opportunities. Dream of eating avocados is asking a person to accept reality and to move on. Stop getting stuck in life. Dream of unripe avocado is associated with travel.

10 December 2021 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 10 December 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:40 AM on December 10. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 12:39 AM on December 11. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on December 10, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time till 7:09 PM.  Nakshatra  – Dhanishta or Avittam nakshatra till 3:42 AM on December 10. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam nakshatra till 3:20 AM on December 11. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajastha