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Maluk Das – Sant Baba Malukdas Life History

Maluk Das, also called Sant Baba Malukdas lovingly by his devotees, was a devotional poet-saint. He was born in Kada, near Prayagraj in a Kakkar Khatri family in Uttar Pradesh. He joined his family business of selling blankets and other clothing, but it is said that he sold less and gave away goods free of cost to the needy and poor. He received his education in the village school and was married at an early age, but his wife died at the time of her first delivery. He lived a divine and pious life and died in 1682 CE. As per his followers, devotees, scholars and historians, Maluk Das had several Gurus or teachers including Guru Murari Swami, Devanathaji, Vitthal Dravida, Purushottama and Keel. Mathuradasa, his nephew, mentions in Parichayi, a poetical biography of Sant Baba Malukdas, that Purushottama, the son of Devanatha was his guru. Maluk Das confirms this in his book, Sukhasagara. Maluk Das was a reputed sage during the 17th century CE. His message reached as far as Nepal an

Manappully Bhagavathy Story

Manappully Bhagavathy is the presiding deity at the famous Manappully Kavu Bhagavathy temple in Palakkad district, Kerala. It is believed that an ardent devotee of Goddess Shakti offered prayers in his madapally (kitchen). Agnihotra yagnas were performed in the house and therefore it was a sacred place. The present temple is located in the exact spot where the house stood. The original name of the temple might have been madapally and it got changed to Manappully over a period of time. The most famous story associated with Manappully Bhagavathy is that of her appearing to save the people of the region from the terror unleashed by a demon named Neelan. People of the region approached Parashurama Avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu and asked him for help. But as Parashurama had put down his weapons and was meditating he was unable to help the villagers. But he directed them to Shiva. Shiva who is ever willing to help his devotees directed Goddess Bhadrakali to annihilate demon Neelan. Goddess Bh

Pandharpur Yatra 2023 date – Pandarpur Yatra - Wari Schedule in 2023 in Maharashtra

The annual Pandarpur Yatra (Wari) to the famous Vithoba Temple at Pandharpur in Maharashtra from Dehu and Alandi attracts thousands of people and pilgrims known as warkaris. Pandharpur Yatra 2023 date on Ashadi Ekadasi is on June 29. As per 2023 schedule, the date of commencement of Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi from Dehu is June 10. Sant Dnyaneshwar Palkhi from Alandi begins on June 11, 2023. Pilgrims follow the Shri Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi from Dehu and Sant Dnyaneshwar Palkhi from Alandi, which is a 21-day travel by foot to Pandharpur. The Pandarpur Yatra is a pilgrimage to the Vithoba Temple , also known as Vitthal Rukmini Temple , which is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Pandharpur Ashadhi Ekadasi Wari Yatra has been taking place for more than 700 years. The main Pandarpur Yatra starts from the Sant Tukaram Temple at Dehu in Pune District. The warkaris or pilgrims follow the Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi procession. This main procession is joined by Sant Dnyaneshwar palkhi fro

Spiritual Aspiration Definition In Hinduism

The definition of spiritual aspiration in Hinduism and a look at the various meaning of it in Hindu scriptures. Spiritual Aspiration signifies a desire to seek God or the truth about oneself. It is the yearning of the soul for the supreme Spirit. It is a genuine ardor for liberation from the bondage of death-bound transitory existence. Spiritual aspiration is the central propelling force in religious and spiritual life and alone leads the human mind towards the experience of the Divine. It can also be described as a struggle to raise one’s consciousness, to connect and be in communion with the Spirit, to reach greater heights of personal spiritual progress and evolution. It is essentially a pure and positive emotional fervor, born out of the faculty of discernment, viveka, and detachment, vairāgya - and it is yearning for God that makes religion meaningful. In Vedantic parlance spiritual aspiration is termed mumuksutva. The mumuksutva mentioned in the Vedanta literature, the viraha

Dreaming Of Enemy – Meaning

Dreaming of enemy is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will face sudden problems in life due to activities of others. Dreams of enemy are also a sign that all is not well in your personal and family life. Dream of enemy and you know the person or place means you will face problems in your workplace. It also means sudden physical attack or scandal to malign you. Dreams of enemy and you wake up positive or confident means you will get opportunity to crush your enemies. Dream of enemy and you are crying or running or unhappy is a sign that you will not put up a fight when faced with problems. It is warning sign and the dream is asking you to put up a fight. Dreaming of fight with enemy means you should be patient and avoid taking harsh steps when provoked.

24 June 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 24 June 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 12:30 AM on June 24. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 12:56 AM on June 25. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on June 24, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 10:58 AM on June 24. Then onward it is Bharani nakshatra till 12:19 PM on June 25.   (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatr