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Adampillykavu Bhadrakali Temple – Tripunithura – Rare Temple With Two Same Vigrahams In Sreekovil

Adampillykavu Bhadrakali temple is located at Vadakkekotta near Tripunithura in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The temple is also known Adampallikavu. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Goddess Bhadrakali and the shrine is unique as the sreekovil or the sanctum sanctorum has two vigrahams of the same murti. The vigrahams in the sreekovil are made out of wood – Dharuvigraha Pratishta. It is rarest of rare to have two vigrahams of the same deity in the same sanctum. It is believed that the new vigraham of Bhadrakali was installed in the sanctum and the shakti from the old vigraham was supposed to transferred into the new one. But it became impossible to transfer the complete shakti from the old Vigraham and therefore it could not be removed. So both vigrahams are worshipped now. Another belief is that the original bimbam or the moola vigraham was so powerful that it became impossible to do pujas. Therefore a new vigraham was installed in the sanctum to reduce the power of the

Satyanarayan Vrat 2023 Dates - Satyanarayana Puja Dates in 2023

Satyanarayan Vrat is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu. Satyanarayana is a highly compassionate form of Sri Hari Vishnu. Here are the Satyanarayan Vrat and Puja dates in 2023. Performing  Satyanarayana vrat and puja  is believed to usher in prosperity and is performed after marriages, important ceremonies, achievements, purchase of property or house etc. Satyanarayan Vrat 2023 January 6, 2023, Friday. February 5, 2023, Sunday March 7, 2023, Tuesday April 6, 2023, Thursday May 5, 2023, Friday June 4, 2023, Sunday July 3, 2023, Monday August 1, 2023, Tuesday August 31, 2023, Thursday September 29, 2023, Friday October 28, 2023, Saturday November 27, 2023, Monday December 26, 2023, Tuesday Satyanarayan Vrat sometimes falls a day before Purnima. This is because Purnima Tithi should be present during Pradosh period for Satyanarayan Vrat. Related Satyanarayan Vrat Katha in English

Upcoming Hindu Festivals in January 2022 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in January 2022

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in January 2022 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). Hindu Vrat – Fasting - Festivals January 2022 January 1 – Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat – Monthly Shivratri Fasting January 2 – Amavasya – Bakula Amavasya – No moon day January 2 – Hanuman Jayanti in Tamil Nadu – Margazhi Moolam January 8 – Monthly Muruga Sashti Fasting January 9 – Bhanu Saptami January 10 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting – Banada Ashtami – Shakambari Navratri begins January 12 – Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar January 12 – Samba Dashami January 13 – Ekadashi Fasting – Putrada Ekadasi January 13 – Vaikunta Ekadashi in Vishnu temples in South India – Swargavathil Ekadasi in Kerala January 13 – Lohri – Bhogi Pongal – Dhanurmasam ends January 14 – Makar Sankranti – Pongal – Uttarayan – Makara Vila

Solitude in Hinduism – Ekanta – Ekantin

Ekanta means solitude in Hinduism. A person is called ekantin if he has one-pointed devotion and is of great importance in spiritual life. Ekantin is a spiritual aspirant for whom God is the means as well as the end. The aim of solitude by a Hindu devotee is to be one with god – personal deity – for contemplation. An ekantin does not desire any identity mark which would only increase his ego; he simply would like himself to be referred to as servant of God. For an ekantin God is the ultimate goal but the devotee has karma yoga, jnana, yoga etc as the means. All these means are in a sense temporary ends(avantara phala) till the attainment of the final goal. Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga etc are called sadhana or sadhya upayas. Parama Ekantin A parama ekantin is the one who has only God as the Sadhana (means) to attain Him. He has no other means. God being the only means and the end as well and this form of approach is called Siddhopaya. In the profound love and devoti

Dreaming Of Being Pregnant With A Girl – Meaning

Dreaming of being pregnant with a girl is a positive dream and it is a sign of hard work and happiness in future. The dream is also asking you to take your relationships more seriously and make commitments only if you are sure about it. Dreaming of being pregnant with a girl and you wake up happy means you will have your desires fulfilled. It also means you will find meaning to your life. There will be something to expect. Dream of being pregnant with a girl and you wake up terrified or sad means you will being doing something that you will regret for the rest of your life.

Dreaming Of Beating Someone – Meaning

Dreaming of beating someone is a sign of conflict as per dream interpretation and meaning. You need to be careful while dealing with people. Avoid getting angry and try to see a bigger picture not narrow down just to the present moment. Dream of beating someone you know means you will be cheated or you might be wronged. The dream means you will face problems in your relationships. Dreaming of beating strangers means incidents in a public place that might bring shame or legal problems. The dream is a kind of warning and asking you to avoid any situation that involves confrontation. Dreaming of beating someone and you are happy or all smiling means you will get opportunity to defeat your enemies. You will overcome competition. Revenge will be taken by you.

Goddess Devi Worshipped As Energy In Hinduism

There are many concepts of Shakti worship in Hinduism and one of the foremost among it is the worship of Goddess Devi as energy. In every visible matter, invisible power energy is embedded. The soul energy embedded within is delineated as Prana, Bhuti, Dhwani, Teja and Prabha in philosophical language. In some of the epics and books of tantrism, it is depicted as Radha, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Durga and Savitri respectively. The philosophical concept "Ya Devi Sa Devata" scientifically means "matter is force and conversely force is matter." Both are inseparable as Moon and the moon-light or fire and the heat. That is why in scriptures, we come across worship of Brahma and Brahmani, Shiva and Shivani and Vishnu and Vaishnavi. Even Shiva is declared dead without spirit or energy. This mysterious inscrutable energy which governs the entire universe is the source of all knowledge and ignorance, truth and untruth and pleasure and displeasure. This enormous energy or Sha

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 30 December 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 9:30 AM on December 30. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadashi tithi or the twelfth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 7:18 AM on December 31. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on December 30, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Vishaka or Vishakam nakshatra till 9:27 PM on December 30. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham nakshatra till 7:51 PM on December 31. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnat