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Kallata – Poet – Writer – Exponents Of Kashmir Shaivism

Kashmir Shaivism is an ancient system of philosophy. It has a large number of Sanskrit works and the most important of them is Shiva Sutra. Shiva himself is supposed to have revealed it to Vasugupta (who belonged to the 8 th or 9 th century CE). Vimarshini (glss), vartika (an explanatory text), and Vimarsini (a critical comment) are all available in Shiva Sutra. The system deals with Shiva, Shakti, Nara called Trika (triad). The relevant literature has been classified into Agama Shastra, Spanda Shastra and Pratyabhijna Shastra. The main principles of the system are enshrined in Spanda Shastra which has texts like Spanda Sutra and Spanda Shastra based on Shiva Sutra. Kallata, who belonged to the 8 th or 9 th century CE, has written a vritti called Spandasarvasva on Spanda Sutra. Commentaries on Spanda Sutra have also been written by Ramakantha, Utpala, Kshemaraja and others. Kallata regards the system as pure revelation. There is also another Kallata, a great Tamil poet, belon

Pooram Ganapathy – Auspicious Day Of Ganesha

Pooram Ganapathy is an auspicious day dedicated to Ganesha in Kerala. It is observed on Pooram nakshatra day in Meena Masam (March – April). Ganapathi is worshipped on the day as the deity of learning and science (shastra). Vinayaka Chaturthi in Chingamasam, Thiruvonam nakshatra day in Thula Masam and Pooram nakshatra day in Meenam month and first Friday of every Malayalam month are good for vidyarambham or initiation of children into the world of letters. Ganesha is worshipped on Pooram Ganapathi day in his child form – Bala Ganapathi. The day is auspicious for children, students and all those people who are attempting to learn something. The important offering on the day are Karuka Mala, Mukkutti Mala and Modakam. Ganapathi homam and chemganapathi homam are too performed.

Understanding What Is Real Satisfaction In Life – Hindu Religion Guide

Hindu religion helps an individual in understanding what is real satisfaction in life. In the Bhagavata, as well as in the Mahabharata, we find the story of King Yayati, who after many years of sense enjoyments came to the following conclusion: ‘Verily, this desire for enjoyment never becomes satisfied through enjoyment. The desires go on increasing and become more and more intense as in the case of fire when clarified butter is poured into it.’ The desire for enjoyment does not end with the objects of enjoyment being brought to us. The more we enjoy, the more our greed increases; just like by adding ghee or butter to the fire it increases further, and becomes more and more powerful. So is the case with every walk of life. We are not satisfied; we always want something more. Only at the end of our life we realize that all our attempts at gratifying our senses have proved to be ineffective, and we have not got that peace which we had been seeking. Such is the experience that comes

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 17 March 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:01 PM on March 17. Then onward it is Purnima tithi or the full moon day till 12:51 PM on March 18. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on March 17, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Purva Phalguni or Pooram nakshatra on the full day on March 17 and till 12:29 AM on March 18 . (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Magha or Makam till 12:21 AM on March 17 . Then onward it is Purva Phalguni o