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Jharkhand Solar Eclipse Time on October 25, 2022 – Surya Grahan time in Ranchi

The Solar Eclipse taking place in India on October 25, 2022 will be a partial eclipse in all places in Jharkhand. The time is in the evening in all places. The Surya Grahan will be visible in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Bokar, Deoghar, Giridih and other towns from  4:52 PM to 5:01 PM  on October 25, 2022 – as per Indian standard time. The surya grahan takes place during evening time. All temples will remain closed. Detail Timing of  Solar Eclipse in Jharkhand on October 25, 2022 Eclipse begins 4:52 PM Maximum eclipse is at 5:01 PM Eclipse ends at 5:01 PM

Important Festivals At Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

The important festivals observed at Shirdi Sai Baba temple in a calendar year include: The Three Main Festivals At Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Sri Rama Navami (March – April) Celebrations begin with a procession carrying a palanquin at night. Ratha or chariot procession is held on the second day at night – the Rama Navami day. It is a three day festival coincides with the birth anniversary of Bhagavan Sri Rama. Guru Purnima (July) Celebrations begin with a procession carrying a palanquin at night. Ratha or chariot procession is held on the second day at night – the Guru Purnima day. It is a three day festival. Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi (October) The four-day annual festival coincides with Dasara. Celebrations begin with a procession carrying a palanquin on the previous day of Dasara. Ratha or chariot is part of the main day festival which falls on Vijaya Dashami or Dasara. Minor Festivals At Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Maha Shivratri – procession featuring palanquin at night. Ra

Chavadi In Shirdi Sai Baba Temple – Lendi Baug Garden – Nandadeep Lamp

 Chavadi, a place in Shirdi where Sai Baba was slept, is a revered spot in the Shirdi Sai Baba temple complex and is located near Dwarkamai. Baba slept every alternative day at the Chavadi. It is now divided into two sections. It has a portrait of Baba and a wooden cot. Lendi Baug, a garden laid out by Baba, is a little away from Gurusthan. He watered the plants daily. He used to visit the garden in the morning and the afternoon. The garden also houses a memorial to Shyamsundar, the saint’s favorite horse. As per temple history, he dug a two-foot-long pit under a neem tree and placed a lamp there and lit it up. A small enclosure has been constructed where the lamp, Nanda Deep is placed. Kept in a glass box, the lamp burns constantly.

Goddess Shyamala In Hinduism

Goddess Shyamala in Hinduism is the presiding deity of music, dance and drama. She is also known as Goddess Matangi and is of celestial origin. According to Brahmanda Purana, she is one of the two important helpmates of Mahatripurasundari Lalita. Goddess Shyamala bears the epithets of Sangita Yogini (a yogi adept in music), Shyama (the dark one, the ever young one), Shyamala (the sweet dark one), Mantra Nayika (the heroine of mantra), Mantrini (the confidant of Lalita), Sacivesi (the principal secretary), Sukapriya (the one having a pet parrot), Vinavati (the one holding a lyre), mudravati (the one who holds the seal also one who has mastered the different Agamic gestures), and Sadamada (ever intoxicated). Goddess Shyamala is also a chandali, a girl outcaste from a hypocritical urban society. She belongs to the outer realm of the so-called civilization. So she is pure in nature;she is the innate spirit of woman, free and cheerful. She becomes the source of harmonious music which is

Katha Upanishad Madhva Bhashya – Commentary By Madhvacharya

Katha Upanishad is one of the principal Upanishads and the commentary (Madhva Bhashya) by Madhvacharya is an important text in Hinduism. Katha Upanishad is related to the Katha or Kathaka branch of Yajur Veda. According to Madhvacharya, Sri Hari is the sole regulator (niyamaka) of all life, both during the present life (samsara bandha) and even thereafter in the state of liberation (moksha). The subtle philosophy of Brahman and His greatness is explained through a dialogue between Yamaraja and Naciketa. Madhvacharya begins his bhashya with an invocation to Bhagavan Vamana avatar of Srihari Vishnu and the commentary starts from the twelfth mantra. This explains svargagni vidya, the knowledge of sacrifice leading to svarga (heaven). But Madhvacharya explains that svarga does not mean Indraloka as commonly understood, but it actually means the abode of Bhagavan Vishnu. Nachiketa, being cursed by his father, Vajasrava, arrives at Yamaloka and waits there fasting for three days until

Temples To Visit In And Around Mantralayam

The temple town of Mantralayam is surrounded by important temples and devotees who come to have darshan of the Brindavana of Guru Raghavendra Swamy at Mantralayam make it a point to visit these temples. Some of the important temples include Srisailam, Mahanandi, Tirupati, Ele Bichchale, Panchamukhi and Gorkallu. Pilgrims visiting Mantralayam first pay a visit to Swami Mallikarjuna temple at Srisailam where one of the Jyotirlingas is worshipped (one among 12 important Shiva temples in India). They then travel through the thick Nallamala forest to reach the Mahanandi village which houses the ancient Mahanandishvara temple and the famous nine temples of Shiva – Mahanandi, Shivanandi, Vinayaka Nandi, Somanandi, Prathama Nandi, Garuda Nandi, Suryanandi, Krishnanandi and Naganandi. Later many devotees go to Tirupati, have darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy and finally come to Mantralayam to pay their obeisance to the Brindavana of Sri Raghavendra Swamy. The Manchalamma temple is located

Bhaktapur Bhairavnath Temple – Nepal – Chariot Festival

Bhaktapur Bhairavnath temple is located, on the east side Taumadhi Square, at Bhaktapur in Nepal. The temple is dedicated Bhairav or Nasa Dyo – Bhairavnath form of Shiva. The shrine is also known as Kasi Biswonath or the Pantali Mandir. The murti of Bhairav worshipped in the temple is known as Akash Bhairav – the one with infinite space. It is also believed that the deity resides in wheels of chariots. Only the head of the deity is worshipped in the temple. The deity is worshipped in miniature form on a small metal throne. Copper plates depicting eyes of Bhairav, two hands and his mount dogs are found on either side of the deity. The annual festival is known as Bisket-Jatra festival. The annual festival takes place on the eve of the first day of the Vikram Samvat year (March – April). The chariot used in the festival is dismantled and kept on the north wall of the temple. The chariot is assembled for the Bisket-Jatra festival. Upper quarter (the thane) and the lower quarter (the 

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra Chariots in Numbers - Height - Length - Wood

The three chariots (Raths) used for the annual Puri Jagannath Ratha Yatra are newly constructed each year. A particular family of carpenters owns the hereditary right to construct the chariots. The construction of the chariots begins on the Akashya Tritiya day, which is around three months before the actual Ratha Yatra day. Each chariot used in the Rath Yatra has specific size and dimensions. The chariots are a classic example on indigenous engineering marvel. Sal wood is used for the construction of the chariots. The wood is brought from the forests of Daspalla and Ranapur.  Around 2,188 pieces of wood are needed for the construction of the chariots These are chiseled out by around 125 carpenters. They work for 58 days at the Mahakhala – the front portion of the Palace located near the Jagannath Temple . Iron nails, brackets, clamps and other miscellaneous items needed for the chariots are prepared by the native blacksmiths. The structure above the wheels contains eighteen

Dreaming Of Everyone Hating You – Meaning

Dreaming of everyone hating you is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. Such dreams mean you will soon face depression or stress or emotional problems. You will not be emotionally strong and this will give advantage to your competitors and enemies. Dream of everyone hating you is also a sign that you need to avoid anger and accept your mistakes. Dream of everyone hating you and you are seen in the dream means an action of yours will cause serious damage to your reputation. It also means you will be accused of something you have not done or will be mistaken for someone else. Dreams of everyone hating you and other people are present in the dream means suddenly you will find people turning against you. A jealous person might spread wrong stories about you.

Dreaming Of Evil Eye – Meaning – Dreams Of Evil Eye Amulet – Pendant

Dreaming of evil eye is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. Dreams of evil eye amulet or pendant mean your enemies are very active and they will try to cause harm to you. It also means a friend or neighbor or relative has turned against you and is using evil methods against you. The dream also means you should be careful while dealing with suspicious people. Dream of evil eye and you are present in the dream is an indication that you will soon face loss of wealth, reputation or accidents. It is a sign that jealous person is trying to harm you. Your happiness will be taken away. Dreams of evil eye and you see other people in it mean you will be insulted in public. There will be scandal or you will be held responsible for something you had not done. Dreaming of you buying or wearing evil eye amulet or pendant means you will show lack of courage. You will be mentally down and other people will try to take advantage of your situation.

There Is No Thought In Awareness

 In the mirror of your mind, says Nisargadatta Maharaj, all kinds of pictures will appear, stay for a while and disappear. Silently watch them come and go. Be alert, but not attracted or repelled. It is important not to be involved. This attitude of silent witnessing will have the effect, gradually, of driving away all useless thoughts, like unwanted guests that are ignored. By being thus within yourself, that is, in the 'I-am-ness', by watching the flow of mind, without interfering or judging, as a dispassionate witness, the 'deep' unknown will be encouraged to come to the surface of consciousness and release its unused energies to enable you to understand the mystery of the origin of life. Consciousness alone is our constant companion, and that it is the continuous attention to one's stream of consciousness that takes one on to Awareness — the basic existence, that-which-is-life-love-joy. The very consciousness of being conscious is already a movement towards

Dreaming Of Evil Spirits – Meaning

Dreaming of evil spirits is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is a warning sign and it means tragedy, accident or bad health. You should be very careful about all your actions after seeing the dream. Dreams of evil spirits also means clutter – your mind is filled with negative thoughts and you need to get out of it. Dream of evil spirits and you see yourself in the dream means there will be relationship issues or financial problems in the family. It also means an enemy or jealous person is trying to harm you by using evil methods. Dreaming of evil spirit and you see other people in the dream means sudden problems with neighbors or colleagues. It also means you will be threatened or physically attacked by strangers. Dream of evil spirit and you see black color means death or accident in family or to your friends. Dreams of evil spirit and red color means anger, frustration and this will cause harm to your health and wealth.

Odia Hindu Prayer – For Solving Problems Of Money – Lalita Trishati Stotram

Lalitha Trishati Stotram is dedicated to Maha Tripurasundari and it contains the 300 names of the Goddess and is a Odia Hindu prayer for solving problems of wealth, property and money. Below is the Odia Lalitha Trishati Stotram and it is from the Brahmanda Purana. It is chanted for solving financial problems. The popular belief is that after chanting the mantra a person will achieve wealth, property and money. How To Chant Lalitha Trishati Stotram In Odia? Chanting the prayer on Friday is considered highly auspicious. It also highly auspicious to chant the mantra for three consecutive days starting from Shukla Paksha Ashtami to Shukla Paksha Dashami – the eighth, ninth and tenth day of the waxing or light phase of moon – these days fall after Amavasya or no moon day. The stotram should be chanted in the evening. Those chanting for three consecutive days should make sure that particular tithi is present during the evening time. A person chanting the stotram should avoid non-vege

Dreaming Of Euro Money – Meaning

Dreaming of Euro money is positive omen as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream means you will have luck in games and lottery. Dreams of euro money mean change of luck and unexpected wealth in form of ancestral property. You might also retrieve lost money or treasure.   Dreams of euro money and you see yourself in the dream mean you will get costly gifts and there will be lot of activities in financial matters in near future.   Dreaming of euro money and you see other people mean you will be getting a large chunk of money but will have to share it with others. It is also an indication of new job or decision regarding ancestral wealth.   Dream of euro money floating in water is considered negative as it means wealth will be stolen or lost.   Frantically searching for euro money in dream or you wake up crying or terrified or sad after the dream is an indication of unexpected expenditure in near future.

Dreaming Of Escaping Danger – Meaning

Dreaming of escaping danger is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will soon face some difficult situations in life and it might be physical. It could be attack from animals, fire or dangerous people. Dreams of escaping from danger also mean you will face physical threat or might get trapped in confined space. Dream of escaping danger and you know the place in the dream means you will need to extra cautious in near future while traveling or using inflammable objects. It is also asking you to clear all clutter from your life. Dreaming of escaping danger and it is a strange place one which you have never seen means you will be threatened in a new place. It is a warning sign and you should avoid going to lonely places alone even during daytime. Dreams of escaping danger and you are happy then it means you will get relief from a problem that was haunting you.

8 July 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 8 July 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 till 12:56 PM on July 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 11:23 AM on July 9. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on July 8, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Chitra or Chithira or Chithirai nakshatra till 7:53 AM on July 8. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi nakshatra till 7:12 AM on July 9 . (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Chitra or Chithira or Chith