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Kurma Jayanti 2023 date - Mantra - Puja - Importance Of Kurma Avatar Jayanti

Kurma Jayanti celebrates the second incarnation or avatar of Lord Vishnu – Kurma Avatar. Kurman means Tortoise and the aim of this particular avatar was to help the Devas (gods) and Asuras (demons) in helping in Samudra manthan (Churning of ocean). In 2023, Kurma Jayanti as per traditional North Indian calendars is on May 5. Kurma Avatar symbolically represents stability. We need to remain stable when the world around us is being moved like the mandara mountain. We can get this stability only through unwavering devotion. Kurma Mantra Om Aam Hreem Kroum Kurmasnaya Namah ॐ आं ह्रीं क्रों कूर्मासनाय नम : Once due to a curse from Sage Durvasa, the Devas lost all their power and the demons gained upper hand in the battle between good and evil. Soon evil flourished and the demons drew the Devas out of heaven. The Devas took refuge in Vaikunta and asked Lord Vishnu to help them. He suggested the churning of ocean which would derive Amrit (potion of immortality). By

Katta Varadaraju – 17th century Telugu poet

Katta Varadaraju was a prince and poet who wrote three works in Telugu in the 17 th century CE – Parama Bhagavata Charita, Sri Ranga Mahatmyam and the Ramayana. All three are in dvipada (couplet) meter and are regarded as knowledge texts in the Vaishnavite tradition. Varadaraju claims to be a descendant of the solar race. He traces his surname Katta to the famous Karikala Chola who built a dam across the Kaveri River. Father of Varadaraju, Haridasa Raju, donated liberally to temples, and this is supported by epigraphic evidence. Varadaraju called himself Sahiti Bhoja (the reference is to the well known King Bhoja, who was a patron of arts), which meant that he was both a scholar poet and also a patron of poets. His Parama Bhagavata Carita is only partly available. Varadaraju must have written the stories of all the fourteen Parama Bhagavata-s, or supreme devotees of Bhagavan Vishnu (Prahlada, Narada, Parasara, Pundalika, Vyasa, Ambarisha, Suka, Saunaka, Bhishma, Dalbhya, Rukmangad

Sukapuram Dakshinamurthy Temple – Ancient Center Of Vedic Studies

Sukapuram Dakshinamurthy temple is located at Sukapuram in Malappuram district, Kerala. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Shiva but importance is given to Upa Devata Dakshinamurthy. The belief is that the Shivling here was consecrated by Parashurama. The shrine was an ancient center of Vedic studies and yagyashala. The darshanam of Sukapuram Sree Dakshinamurthy is towards east. The Shivling worshiped in the temple is big size and girth when comparing other Shivlings. The temple has a two tier sanctum (sreekovil). The roof is covered with copper. Goddess Parvati and Ganapathy are worshipped as Upa Devatas in the same sreekovil of Dakshinamurthy. The temple is the gramakshetram of Shukapuram (also known Chowara) which was one of the 64 Namboothiri villages in ancient Kerala. There are no festivals in the temple. The main offering in the temple is Chathusatham - offering 101 naazhy (a measure) rice to the deity. Mahayajnam was held once in 12 years in the temple. Ther

Dreaming Of Broom – Meaning

Dreaming of broom is a signal of change as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is asking you to be prepared and be ready to face changes in life. The dream of broom also means forced change of habits or change of location. The dream of broom and you are happy means you will make changes in life and this will result in financial progress. If you have unclean places and you dream of broom means it is time to clean up the mess. The cleaning up means both internal and external. You need to clean up your mind and be ready for changes and fresh ideas. Dream of you using broom means you will be forced to make changes in life to accommodate new people. Dreaming of broom and you are unhappy means there will trouble in life due to interference of others. People might try to discipline you or make changes to your life. It also means unwelcome guests or people overstaying their welcome.

Chinnamasta Devi Jayanti 2023 Date - Mantra - Puja

Chinnamasta Devi Jayanti is believed to be the day when Goddess Shakti appeared in the Goddess Chinnamasta form. Chinnamasta Jayanti 2023 date is May 4. It is observed on the Chaturdashi (14th day) during the Shukla Paksha of Vaishakha month by some Hindu communities. Chinnamasta Jayanti Mantra श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ऐं वज्र वैरोचनीयै हूं हूं फट स्वाहा : Chinnamasta is the sixth Goddess in the Dasa Maha Vidya or the ten mother goddesses. She is an incarnation of Goddess Shakti. A popular image of Goddess Chinnamasta is that of her offering her own head as food to one of her devotees. Legend has it that once Goddess Parvati went to take bath and her attendants, Jaya and Vijaya, were asked to guard her. Goddess Parvati was so much engrossed in her bath that she lost count of time. After sometime Jaya and Vijaya kept demanding for food and the merciful Goddess offered herself as food. Chinnamasta is associated with the Veena and the Navagraha Rahu. Ple

Dreaming Of Broken Glass – Meaning

Dreaming of broken glass is bad as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means sudden problems in relationships or career. It is also a kind of warning about accidents or serious problems in life. Dreaming of broken glass or you witness glass breaking means you will hear bad news especially related to death or accident. Dream of broken glass and you are unable to do anything means an action of yours cannot be reversed and it will result in unimaginable problems. So be careful about all your actions and words. Dream of broken glass and blood means disease or bad health. Dream of you walking on broken glass means you will have to undergo pain or insult. For some reason you dream of broken glass and you are happy means suicidal tendencies or giving up hope.

Know How To Die Before Death To Achieve Real Freedom And Happiness – Story

A Persian businessman had a pet Indian parrot. It was a special parrot which spoke like a human being. It was a beautiful and wise bird. The businessman would often talk with it about religious matters or seek its advice on some problem he was facing. Though he liked the parrot very much, the businessman kept it in a cage where it had no freedom of movement. Once the businessman decided to visit India for business. Before leaving he asked his friends and relatives what gifts they would like him to bring for them from India. When he asked the parrot, it said that, as a gift it wanted him to ask its Indian relatives how to gain freedom from its imprisonment in the cage. After finishing his work in India, the businessman purchased gifts for his friends and relatives but forgot all about the parrot’s request. On the return journey, when he saw several parrots flying by, he remembered his parrot’s request and so asked them to answer his pet’s question – ‘How to gain freedom from the cag

Dreaming Of Breastfeeding A Baby – Meaning

Dreaming of breast feeding a baby can be both good and bad as per dream interpretation. An unmarried woman dreaming of breastfeeding a baby boy or girl means accidental pregnancy. Married woman seeing the dream means desire fulfillment. Dream of breastfeeding a baby and you are crying or unhappy means unexpected happenings in life. You will face problems in life because of your behavior or evil doings. Dream of breastfeeding a baby and you are happy is associated with progress and new hope. It means new relationship or friends. Dreaming of breast feeding a baby and it is still crying or disturbing you means you will have to work hard to achieve success. Dream of breast feeding baby with other women or someone is near you suggests help from unexpected source in solving an upcoming problem.

Dreaming Of Bottle Gourd – Meaning

Dreaming of bottle gourd is good and positive as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means success and happiness in life. It is also associated with progress and new hope. Dream of green bottle gourd in garden means you will get to hear happy news. It means fulfillment of desire especially related to travel and relationship. Dream of large number of bottle gourd means get together or happy occasion in life. Dreaming of fighting with bottle gourd or playing with it means change of luck and better fortune. Dream of bottle gourd going bad or in bad shape or getting crushed means lost opportunity. You need to stay alert and make use of opportunities that comes your way.

Dreaming Of Bomb Blast – Meaning

Dreaming of bomb blast is negative and bad as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is a kind of warning about future accidents or problems in relationship. You need to be careful while driving, handling hazardous materials and fire etc. Dream of bomb blast and you running away means you will be forced to abandon current location or job due to untoward happenings. Dreaming of bomb blast and you are seeing people you know means trouble to relatives or family members or friends. It means you will get to hear bad news. Dream of getting hurt in the blast is a signal for you to be careful about your actions. A secret of yours will be revealed. Dream of bomb blast and you are happy means you will get to hear defeat of your enemies. Those people whom you hate will suffer due to one problem or other. Please note that a dream to have meaning it should happen naturally. If the dream takes place after hearing, reading or witnessing something related to bomb during day time the

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, 17 May 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada and Dwitiya tithi or the first and second day during waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon till 7:38 AM on May 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya tithi or the second day during waning or dark phase of moon till 5:18 AM on May 18. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 17, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Anuradha or Anusham nakshatra till 12:24 PM on May 17. Then onward it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta nakshatra till 10:50 AM on May 18. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajast