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Vellanad Sree Bhagavathy Temple – Festival - Thookam - Pongala

Vellanad Sree Bhagavathy temple is located at Vellanad in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi or Devi. The 10-day annual festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Meena Masam (March – April) and ends on Meena Bharani day. This is typical temple that one sees in certain areas of Thiruvananthapuram, which is heavily decorated with colorful sculptures on the outer walls. The temple has a chathura sreekovil. The sankalpam of Bhagavathi is that of Goddess Bhadrakali. Seeveli is held daily in the shrine. The annual festival in the temple is famous for Thookam and performing art forms. The temple also observes unique Shakteya rituals observed in South Kerala. Some of the other rituals that are part of the annual festival include Ottam, Paranett, and Nilathil Poru (once in two years). The shrine is also famous for the annual Pongala festival. Dikkubali festival is held once in two years. Vellanad Sree Bhagavathy Temple Timings Morning darshan

Vadasserikavu Bhagavathy Temple – Mundancavu Padayani Festival

Vadasserikavu Bhagavathy Temple, also known as Mundancavu Vadasseri Kavu Bhagavathy temple, is located near Chengannur in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual 8-day Mundancavu Padayani festival is held in such a way that it ends on Bharani nakshatra day in Meena Masam (March – April). This is a unique temple and is unlike other Kerala temples and has a chathura sreekovil. The shrine has colorful outer structures. There is also a separate Subrahmanya temple is the same temple compound. The annual festival in the temple is famous for unique Padayani kolams. Bhadrakali kolam, which is not usually performed in other Bhagavathy temples in the region, is a regular feature of the annual festival. There other padayani kolams in the temple include Kuthira, Bhairavi, Pisachu, Anthara Yakshi, Kaalan Kolam, Marutha and Kanjiramla. The festival ends with Mangala Bhairavi Kolam. Yet another highlight of Vadasserikavu Padayani is Thankaravar

Kottayam Chengalathu Kavu Devi Temple – Festival

Kottayam Chengalathu Kavu Devi temple is located at Chengalam near Kottayam district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi or Devi. The annual festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Meena Masam (March – April). This is typical Kerala style temple with a nalambalam, shrines of upa devatas and a chathura sreekovil. The annual festival in the temple is famous for ezhunnallathu, caparisoned elephants, deepam and traditional performing art forms of Kerala. The shrine observes various auspicious days associated with Bhagavathy including Navratri and Thrikarthika.

Good Dates In December 2022 In Hindu Calendar - Hindu Auspicious Days In December 2022

 Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. December 2022 Hindu auspicious dates given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates in December 2022 are good for house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration, birth, visiting, first visit etc. Hindu Auspicious Days in December 2022 December 2 December 4 December 5 December 6 good time after 8:46 PM December 8 December 9 December 11 good time after 4:14 PM December 12 December 17 December 18 good time till 3:42 PM December 19 December 20 good time till 9:54 AM December 26 good time till 3:12 PM December 27 December 28 good time till 2:19 PM December 29 good time from 11:45 AM to 7:17 PM December 30 December 31  Bad dates or dates that should be avoided in December 2022 are  – December 3, 13, 21, 22, and December 23 Certain dates that might not be mentioned above are neither good nor bad. They are ave

There Is No Eternal Damnation In Hinduism

Hinduism does not believe in eternal damnation of the soul. Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Maha Swamigal (20 May 1894 – 8 January 1994),   the 68th pontiff of Kanchi Mutt (Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham), explains this important aspect of Hindu religion. Our religion has a number of unique or distinctive features. One of them is what is called the theory of karma, though this theory is common to religions like Buddhism which are offshoots of Hinduism. What is the karma doctrine? For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. There is an ineluctable law of physics governing cause and effect, action and reaction. This law pertaining to physical phenomena our forefathers applied to human life. The cosmos includes not only sentient beings endowed with consciousness but also countless insentient objects. Together they constitute worldly life. The laws, the dharma, proper to the first order must apply to the second also. According to the karma theory, every action of a man has an

26 February 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Saturday, 26 February 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Dashami and Ekadashi tithi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 8:29 AM on February 26. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 6:09 AM on February 27. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on February 26, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Mool or Moolam nakshatra till 8:38 AM on February 26 . Then onward it is Purvashada or Pooradam nakshatra till 7:00 AM on February 27 . (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, no