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Swaminarayan Jayanti 2023 - Importance

Bhagvan Shri Swaminarayan was born on Chaitra 9 in Vikram Samvat 1837 (3rd April 1781 AD) on the occasion of Ram Navami. Bhagvan Swaminarayan is the central figure of Swaminarayan sect and is an incarnation of the Supreme Being. In 2023, Bhagwan Swaminarayan Jayanti date is March 30. About his mission by Swaminarayan in his own words The earlier avatars incarnated to serve a specific purpose; however, My present incarnation is to Brahmanise (realization of Supreme Being) the Jivas and grant them ultimate salvation. For this mission, I, the Purushottam, transcending Aksharbrahma, have assumed a human form. During his stay on earth, Bhagwan Swaminarayan enlightened millions of souls and his immortal teachings continue to inspire millions around the world. Apart from spreading the message of Sanatana Dharma, he was also indulged in eradicating numerous social vices and correcting numerous unhealthy practices which were practiced in the name of Hinduism. Bhagv

Ram Navami 2023 Date - Importance - Puja - Fasting On Birthday of Bhagavan Sri Rama on Navami in Chaitra Month

Sri Ram Navami is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ram. It falls on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in the month of Chait or Chaitra (March – April). Ram Navami 2023 date is March 30. It also marks the end of the Chaitra Navratri. Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu and is known as Maryada Purushottam – an embodiment of chivalry and virtue. Bhagavan Sri Ram was on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Navami (ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month) in Punarvasu Nakshatra on Karka Rashi. In North India , Ram Navami is a nine-day festival and is the final day of Chaitra or Vasant Navratri. The period is also observed as Ramayana week in many parts of India . Hindu devotees fast on the day and pujas are performed at noon, as it is believed that Lord Rama was born at this time. Ram Navami in Vishnu Temples On the occasion, special pujas are held at home and in all Lord Ram and Vishnu temples in India and around the wor

Paravur Kottapuram Madan Nada Temple – Festival

Paravur Kottapuram Madan Nada temple is located at Kottapuram in Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Mahadeva or Shiva. The annual festival at Kottapuram Madannada temple is held in Malayalam Meda Masam (April – May). This is a small temple with no major structures other than a chathura sreekovil. There are shrines of upa devatas. The annual festival in the temple is famous for Shiva pujas based on rural beliefs, melam, ezhunnallathu and dhara. The shrine also observes Shivratri and other important days associated with Shiva including Pradosham.

Mathoor Kavu Bhagavathy Temple – Festival

Mathoor Kavu Bhagavathy temple is located at Mathoor near Omalloor, Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The shrine has huge kavu or grove. The annual festival in the temple is held on Uthram nakshatra day Malayalam Meda Masam (April – May). The pongala festival in the temple is held on Makara Bharani day. The temple has a two tier chathura sreekovil and it faces west. The temple has a namaskara mandapam, nalambalam and shrines of upa devatas. The annual festival in the temple is famous for various tantric pujas and rituals including abhishekam, kalasham and homams. Traditional performing temple art forms, ezhunnallathu, melam, traditional dance and music are part of the festival. The temple also observes various other important Kerala temple rituals including Navratri and Thrikarthika festival. Vinayaka Chaturthi in Chingamasam is another important day in the temple.

Cherukattupulam Ayyappan Temple – Festival

Cherukattupulam Ayyappan temple is located on the Vaniamkulam Mannanur Road at Cherukattupulam in Palakkad district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Sastha or Ayyappa. The annual pratishta festival Cherukattupulam Ayyappan kavu is held on Uthram nakshatra day in Malayalam Medam month (April – May). This is a very small shrine with a chathura sreekovil which faces east. There are shrines of upa devatas here. The temple festival is noted for ezhunnallathu, melam, rural performing art forms of the region, vilakku and Ayyappa temple pujas and rituals. The shrine observes the Mandala Makaravilakku kalam with various pujas, rituals and spiritual programs.

Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga December 2022 – Good Time For All Activities

Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga is a good time for all activities including investments, ceremonies like housewarming, opening of shops, buying, booking of cars etc. as per Hindu panchang and calendar, especially those followed in North India. Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga December 2022 dates as per Hindu Panchang: Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga December 2022 Date And Time 8:25 AM on December 4 to before sunrise on Dec 5 9:09 AM on December 6 to before sunrise on Dec 7 6:49 PM on Dec 11 to 9:27 PM on Dec 12 Sunrise to 11:57 PM on Dec 13 Sunrise on Dec 21 to 5:16 AM on Dec 22 Sunrise to 11:25 PM on Dec 25 Sunrise to 9:46 PM on Dec 26 4:53 PM on Dec 30 to before sunrise on Dec 31 It is believed that any auspicious event can be undertaken during the Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga as it nullifies the effect of any bad yoga or time present during the period.

It Is The Same Substance That Becomes Macrocosm And Microcosm

Are sound and vibrations spontaneously produced? If vibrations arise on their own they will be erratic and confusing and not related to one another. But what do we see in the cosmos? There is a certain orderliness about it and one thing in it is linked to another. What do we infer form this? That a Great Intelligence has formulated this scheme that we see, that it has created it from its own vibrations. The Vedas are sounds emanating from the vibrations of this Great Intelligence, the Great Gnosis. That is why we believe that the mantras of the Vedas originate from the Paramatman himself. We must take special care of such sounds too ensure the good of the world. Yes, the Vedic mantras are sequences of sounds that are meant for the good of the world. Doubts are expressed on this point. People argue: "We hear the mantras of the Vedic distinctly. But we do not hear the sounds in space, the sounds of creation. How can the two be the same?" What exists in the cosmos in present

10 April 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Sunday, 10 April 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon on the entire day on April 10 and till 12:07 AM on April 11. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:24 AM on April 12. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on April 10, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  –Punarvasu or Punartham nakshatra till 1:56 AM on April 10. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam nakshatra till 4:08 AM on April 11 . (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka a