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Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Navami 2023 Date - Importance - Rituals - Time Of Festival

Sri Rama Navami festivals is one of the most important festival at the Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Temple  is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Ram. Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Navami 2023 date is March 30. The temple is located at Bhadrachalam in Khammam District in Telangana. Sri Rama Navami is celebrated on every the Chaitra Shukla Navami, ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month as per Telugu Calendar. The day coincides with 'Punarvasu' – the Janma Nakshatra (birth star) of Lord Sri Rama. The Kalyana Mahotsavam of Sri Rama with his consort Sita is celebrated on the holy occasion. This divine festival is celebrated in a resplendent manner amid chanting of hymns by priests in Kalyana Mandapam of the temple. Thousands of devotees congregate to witness the festival. The kalyana mahotsavam is celebrated on the holy occasion between 10 am and 12.30 pm and the sacred Talambralu showered on the deities exactly at 12 noon.

Ekanta Vasa – Living Alone In Hinduism

Ekanta Vasa means living alone by oneself and is an important aspect of Hinduism. This is recommended for serious meditation. Yogis exercise not only for physical well-being but for spiritual development also. This requires a concentration which is possible only in ekanta (solitude). Atma chintana and God-realization or any serious achievement, can be attained only by single-minded devotion. That is why sages and vanaprasthins are required to spend their time in japa (meditation) and tapa (penance) in seclusion. Ekanta Vasa is recommended for all serious efforts towards union of self with the Supreme Spirit. An ekanta vasin has no caste or village, as he is only an aspirant. His deity should identify him because of his ekanta vasa. He shuns publicity and amy achieve siddhis, supernatural powers. Ekanta Vasin is a virakta, one who has grown indifferent to the world’s lure. Sannyasins, mathadhipatis and ekangins (brahmacharins) are expected to spend some time in ekanta vasa. Avad

Kadannappally Mangalasseri Dharma Sastha Temple – Festival

Kadannappally Mangalasseri Dharma Sastha temple is located at Kadannappally in Kannur district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Dharmasastha or Ayyappa. The annual pratishta festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Edava Masam (May – June). This is an ancient Kerala style temple with a chathura sreekovil, namaskara mandapam, chathura sreekovil and a temple pond. The temple observes important rituals associated with Ayyappa. Uthram nakshatra day in Malayalam month is of great significance here. Special pujas and rituals are held here during the Mandala Makaravilakku Kalam.

Perumpilly Sree Balabhadra Temple – Festival

Sree Balabhadra temple is located on the Perumpilly Church Road at Perumpilly, Elamkunnapuzha near Njarakkal, Kochi, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. The annual festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Edava masam (May – June). This is a beautiful Kerala style temple with a kodimaram, chuttambalam, namaskara mandapam, shrines of upa devatas and chathura sreekovil. The temple has beautiful sculptures on the roof of sreekovil. The annual festival in the temple is famous for various tantric pujas and rituals. The shrine is decorated beautifully with lights and lamps on the occasion. Traditional temple performing art forms, melam, ezhunnallathu, dance and music are part of the festival. The temple is also observes Navratri with Vidyarambham and Thrikarthika festival.

Thiruvilanjal Devi Temple Karuvatta - Jala Durga Presence

Thiruvilanjal Devi temple is located at Thamllakal near Karuvatta in Alappuzha district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Durga. The sankalpam is that of Vana Durga. The murti worshipped here is swayambhu. There is no roof for the sreekovil. The darshanam of Thiruvilanjal Devi is towards east. The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ghantakarna and Sundara Yakshi. The 10-day annual festival in the temple concludes on Karthika nakshatra day in Meenam month with arattu. The first name of the temple was Illanjiyal. The original spot or the swayambhu murti is in a well whose opening is below the ground level. Once in approximately 12 years the water in well in the kavu is manually drained and Bhagavathy is brought out for special utsavam. After the utsavam the deity is returned to the kavu. Jala Durga presence is seen in the pond (Theertha Kulam) on the northwest side of the temple. Puja is performed here too daily. The regular vazhipadu is conducted to the

Mangalam Manangottu Bhagavathi Temple – Mangalam Vela Festival

Mangalam Manangottu Bhagavathi temple is located at Mangalam in Palakkad district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and is located near Anchumoorthi temple. The annual Vela festival in the temple is held in Malayalam Edava Masam (May – June) (Edavam 11 – usually falls on May 25). The shrine is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala. This is typical Palakkad village temple and the deity faces north. The upa devatas worshipped in the temple are Nagas and Sastha. The annual festival is famous for ezhunnallathu, melam and traditional performing temple art forms. The festival begins on the day after Vishu with the koora ritual, which is held at midnight. Panchavadyam is a major highlight of the annual festival. The elephant pageantry begins at 2:00 PM on the Vela festival day and concludes at 8:00 PM. After this the famous Pandi Melam begins. The famous Anchumoorthy temple is located nearby.

Tripura Upanishad Teachings

She was alone (in the beginning), the primal (cause of the universe), (she was the indwelling power of and) she became nine (yonis), she became nineteen (nine yonis and ten internal yonis), she became twenty-nine (nine yonis, ten internal yonis, and ten external yonis), then (was born) forty-three (nine yonis, ten internal yonis, ten external yonis, five organs of action, five organs of knowledge, mind, intellect, ego, and chitta). She is glowing intensely, as if desirous. Let the Mothers, (identified with the Sri Chakra) enter me (or my body through mantras and rituals because my body is a form of the Sri Chakra). I praise the Mother of the universe (who resides in) the three worlds, on the three sides (triangles), having nine lines (formed by the nine yonis), with visarga (ah) in the middle (of the central triangle of Sri Chakra, which is the place of her worship). She shines in the primal eternal sixteenth in the centre of the city (that is, Sri Chakra, she who is) great (and the

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 11 April 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth 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 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 11, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam nakshatra till 4:08 AM on April 11. Then onward it is Aslesha or Ayilyam nakshatra till 5:55 AM on April 12 . (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Pushya or Poosam