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How To Perform Kaal Sarp Dosh Nivaran Puja On Shivratri At Home?

If you are suffering from Kaal Sarp dosh, then you can find relief from it after performing puja and rituals on Shivratri. Kaal Sarp dosh nivaran puja should be performed at night on Shivratri. Here is a brief idea on how to perform Kaal Sarp dosh nivaran puja at home. How to Perform Kaal Sarp Dosh Nivaran Puja? The person performing the puja should wear white color dress. Before starting the puja offer prayers to Ganesha in mind. The puja should be performed facing northeast or north. On a white color cloth, keep a shivling. If you do not have a Shivling, you can make one using turmeric powder. This can be later put under a bilva or peepal tree. Keep a small silver sculpture of nag (male serpent) and nagin (female serpent). If this is not there then you can draw the figure using turmeric on a plate. Light lamp using mustard oil (sarson ka tel). Offer white and red color flowers. Offer karpur or camphor. Offer uncooked rice mixed with turmeric. Offer halwa as Prasa

Good Date For Giving Birth In November 2022 – Auspicious Dates For Birth Of Baby In November 2022

Many Hindus look for good dates for giving birth of baby. These are the good dates for giving birth in November 2022. Please note that the good date of birth of baby does not mean that everything will be auspicious. Horoscope etc is prepared after looking into numerous considerations. Good Dates For Birth Of Baby In November 2022 November 1 good time after 12:06 PM November 2 November 3 November 5 November 6 November 7 good time till 4:16 PM November 10 November 12 November 13 November 14 November 15 good time ater 4:37 PM November 17 November 19 good time after 10:29 AM November 20 November 21 good time till 10:07 AM November 24 good time till 7:37 PM November 25 good time after 5:21 PM November 26  November 27 good time after 4:36 PM November 28 November 29 November 30 good time till 8:58 AM Rewards of the deeds of the past lives will have to be lived in this life. This cannot be wiped out by being born in a good time. Parents should concentrate more on giving good Dharma educ

Odanavattom Kattayil Palakottu Devi Temple – Festival

Odanavattom Kattayil Palakottu Devi temple is located at Odanavattom near Kottarakkara in Kollam district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy or Devi. Meena Bharani day in Meena masam is an important festival day in the shrine. This is a small temple with a chathura sreekovil – roof it the sanctum is covered with copper. The temple has shrines of upa devatas including a sarppakavu. There is a kodimaram and other relevant temple structures. The annual festival is famous for Shakti temple pujas and rituals. Ezhunnallathu, procession and temple art forms are part of the festival. The temple also observes annual prathishta dinam, Navratri with Ashtami, Navami and Vidyarambham. Thrikarthika is also observed in the shrine.

Bharanikavu Devi Temple – Festival

Bharanikavu Devi temple is located at Bharanikavu near Kattanam in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. Meena Bharani is an important festival day in the temple. This is a traditional Kerala temple with kodimaram, namaskara mandapam, shrines of upa devatas and nalambalam. The temple has a chathura sreekovil which faces east. Jeevitha Ezhunnallathu is part of the temple festivals and rituals. The annual festival is famous for ezhunnallathu, abhishekam, homam and various other tantric pujas and rituals. Temple art forms of Kerala, melam, caparisoned elephants, huge effigies of characters from epics and puranas and colorful procession are part of the annual festival. Navratri, Thrikarthika and other Devi temple festivals and rituals are observed here.

Kathikudam Karimpanakkavu Temple – Festival

Kathikudam Karimpanakkavu temple is located at Kathikudam in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Bhagavathy or Devi. The annual festival in the temple is observed on Meena Bharani day in Meenam month (March – April). The sankalpam of Bhagavathy here is that of Goddess Bhadrakali. This is a typical Kerala style traditional temple with nalambalam, namaskara mandapam and shrines of upa devatas. The shrine has a chathura sreekovil. The annual festival begins with kodiyettam. Traditional temple performing art forms, Shakti temple pujas and rituals and procession are part of the annual festivities. The festival concludes with Arattu procession with melam and caparisoned elephants.

Kottakkal Kuttipurathu Kavu Bhagavathy Temple – Festival

Kottakkal Kuttipurathu Kavu Bhagavathy temple is located at Kottakkal in Malappuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. Meena Bharani is an important festival day in the temple. This is a typical Kerala style traditional temple with a chathura sreekovil and shrines of upa devatas. The annual festival begins with kodiyettam. The festival concludes with Arattu procession with melam and caparisoned elephant. The shrine observes other Bhagavathy temple rituals like Navratri and Thrikarthika festival.

What To Do On Shivaratri day?

I find most people asking how to celebrate Shivaratri? Shivratri is the day when rituals and worship are given more importance. There is no fun or merrymaking as in other Hindu festivals. It is a day of renunciation and prayer. It is a day to realize the Brahman and cleanse ignorance. Lord Shiva appeared in the form of Jyotirlinga on this day. A lingam which had no end and beginning and it symbolizes Brahman. It is said that one should practice non-violence on this day. Then are things like not to lie, strict brahmacharya, be compassionate etc. But these things should be practiced on all days. So one need not wait for Shivaratri to be compassionate. Generally most people fast on Shivaratri day by uttering the panchakshari mantra – ‘om namah shivaya.’ The fast is from Shivratri morning to next day morning. Next is keeping vigil all night by worshipping Lord Shiva. Worshipping Shiva with Bilva leaves is considered highly auspicious. If you have a Shivling at home

Bring Home These Things on Shivratri for Peace and Progress

Shivratri is that of the time year when devotees can bring home certain symbols of Shiva to achieve peace and progress. Here are the list of things that can be brought home on Shivratri. Shiva is Bholenath and he can be pleased without much effort. He fulfills the desires of his devotees. But when the devotees turn evil, He will not also hesitate to burn them down into ashes. Things To Get on Shivratri Shivling   If you wish to perform Shiva puja daily at home then Shivratri is the day to bring Shivling home. It is said that on Shivratri night Shiva appears on all the Shivlings on earth. Nandi  Getting  a copper sculpture of Nandi and keeping it at home will help in avoiding financial problems. Naag or Snake Keeping silver or copper sculpture of Naag (serpent) near the front door will help in keeping out fights in home. There will be unity in the family. It also helps in keeping out obstacles faced by family members. Bhasma   The sacred ash can be brought o

Maha Shivaratri on Tuesday In 2022 – Importance of Shivratri on Tuesday

Maha Shivaratri in 2022 is on Tuesday. Know the importance when Shivratri falls on Tuesday. Tuesday, Mangalwar in Hindi, is dedicated to Mangal or Mars – one of the nine navagrahas (planets in Hindu astrology). Importance of Shivratri on Tuesday There are numerous legends in Hindu scriptures that are associated with Mangal and Shiva. It is said that Bhaum had performed intense Tapas and he was blessed with Mangal Loka by Shiva. Mangal or Mars is a fiery red planet and its anger and ferocity can only be calmed by Neelkanth Shiva. Tuesday is also dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti. There is a belief that Goddess Shakti as Maa Parvati married Shiva on a Shivratri night. The divine couple will be in a very good mood on the day and therefore it is easy to please them and get boons. Benefits of Puja and Vrat on Mahashivratri on Tuesday Moksha and liberation Peace and prosperity on earth. All sins and blemishes are destroyed. Thus helping in getting birth in a go

Symbolism In Yashoda Trying To Tie Little Krishna To Wooden Mortar

Unable to handle the mischief of the child Sri Krishna, Yashoda came to a conclusion after much thought. She tied a rope to a wooden mortar. Then, she tried to tie the other end of the rope to the waist of the child Sri Krishna. But, the rope fell short. She brought another rope, tied it to the first rope and tried again to tie Sri Krishna. The rope was short even then. In this manner, no matter how much rope Yashoda brought and no matter how long the combined rope was, it fell short and she could not tie Sri Krishna. Further, it was a great ordeal to manage the child Sri Krishna, who was running away. The gods and devotees had arrived there to see this amazing phenomenon. Of them a person asked Sri Krishna: ‘You, who is the supreme Brahman, have now taken the form of a child. Still, you are enacting your divine play. Your mother Yashoda is trying to tie you and no matter however much rope she brings; it is all falling short. At the same time, she is exasperated in trying to manage y

Panayam Devi Temple – Festival

Panayam Devi temple, also known as Tripanayam Temple, is located at Panayam in Kollam district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. Meena Bharani observed in Malayalam Meena Masam is an important festival day in Tri Panayam temple. This is a traditional Kerala temple with kodimaram, namaskara mandapam, shrines of upa devatas and nalambalam. The temple has a chathura sreekovil which faces west. The annual festival is famous for ezhunnallathu, abhishekam, homam and various other tantric pujas and rituals. Temple art forms of Kerala, melam, caparisoned elephants, huge effigies of characters from epics and puranas and colorful procession are part of the annual festival. Navratri, Thrikarthika and other Devi temple festivals and rituals are observed here.

6 March 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

 Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Sunday, 6 March 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi tithi or the fourth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi tithi or the fourth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 10:03 PM on March 6. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami tithi or the fifth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 11:06 PM on March 7. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on March 6, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time till 8:48 AM.  Nakshatra  – Revathi nakshatra till 3:28 AM on March 6 . Then onward it is Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 4:44 AM on March 7 . (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Revathi nakshatra till 2:29 AM on Marc