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Origin Of Onam Festival And Meaning Of Word Onam

The word ‘Onam’ or ‘Thiruvonam’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Shravanam.’ Thiruvonam is one among the 27 nakshatras or constellations and in Sanskrit ‘Thiruvonam’ is known as ‘Shravanam.’ The passage of time and local language usage saw the word Shravanam becoming Onam. The word ‘Thiru’ is used to address places and activities associated with Lord Vishnu in South India . Thiruvonam is also believed to be the Nakshatra of Lord Vishnu, who appeared as Vamana to push Mahabali into Pathalam.  The Origin of Onam is popularly associated with the legend of the great King of Kerala Mahabali or Maveli coming to visit his land. The popular myth is that Lord Vishnu took the Vamana incarnation to help Devas (demigods) to get rid of Demon King Mahabali who had become the ruler of the universe. Dwarf Vamana was offered three paces of land during a yagna by King Bali thinking that the little Vamana could not take much land using his foot. But soon Vamana became Narayana and in one step

Bhuvaneshwari Jayanti – Bhuvaneshwari Mahavidya Jayanti

Bhuvaneshwari Jayanti is believed to be the day when Goddess Bhuvaneshwari incarnated on earth. She is the fourth of the ten Mahavidyas. Bhuvaneshwari Jayanti 2023 date is September 26. She is a powerful incarnation of Goddess Shakti and worshipped throughout India . Bhuvaneswari means the queen or ruler of the universe, the realm of being. She is the Divine Mother as the queen of all the worlds. The whole universe is her body and all beings are ornaments on Her infinite being. She carries all the worlds as a flowering of Her own Self's nature. Bhuvaneshwari Jayanti is observed on the Shukla Paksha Dwadashi day or the 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad Month. Special pujas are held on the day in Shakti Temples in North India . You may also like to read About Goddess Bhuvaneshwari

Moha In Hinduism

Moha is an emotional involvement, attachment as per Hinduism. Sadripu (the six enemies of man) are known as kama (lust), krodha (anger), lobha (greed), moha (delusion or infatuation), mada (intoxication of pride or lust) and matsarya (jealousy). These are six impediments to worldly progress as well as spiritual perfection. Moha, a form of delusion, is especially harmful and disadvantageous for spiritual attainments. The moha of mind prevents an individual from discerning truth from falsehood; he becomes incapable of discriminating between the eternal and the transitory, the good and the bad. He believes his body to be the biggest truth and the enjoyment of worldly pleasures as the only goal of life. He gets addicted to the gratification of sensual pleasures. Due to delusion, his intellect functions poorly and takes unrighteous things as righteous as it is covered by tamas (darkness). Reverse thought and delusion are outcomes of tamoguna. While discussing the demonic mind in the Bhaga

Plant – Tree Associated With Navagraha Chandra or Moon God

The tree or plant associated with Navagraha Chandra or Moon god is flame of forest or palash. People facing problems in horoscope due to the bad positioning of Navagraha Chandra will find relief after worshiping Chandra or moon god with the palash leaves and flowers. The plant is known as palash in Hindi, Chamata in Malayalam. The worship with palash leaves to Navagraha chandra should be performed in the evening when there is moon in the sky. Moon is also worshipped with the leaves on Monday and it is doubly auspicious. It is doubly auspicious to worship Chandra with palash on full moon day. The mantra to be chanted while offering prayers is Om Shreem Chandramase Namah ॐ    श्रीं   चन्द्रमसे   नम : ।।

Baobab Tree In Hinduism

In Hinduism, Baobab tree is associated with Guru Gorakhnath. Hindu also believe that the baobab is a wish-fulfilling tree. It was one of the nine jewels churned out by Devas and Asuras during the samudra manthan or churning of ocean. As per Vamana Purana, the plant appeared from the body of Vishwakarma, the divine architect of the universe in Hindu religion. It is believed that Guru Gorakhnath delivered his teachings and taught his disciples under the Baobab tree. For this reason, the tree is known as Gorakh-chinch in Hindi. It is known as Gorakshi and Sarp Dandi in Sanskrit. The shells of the gourds of the tree are used as water pots by Hindu saints. It is known as Anaipuli and Perruka in Tamil. As the tree can store a lot of water it considered as a kalpa vriksha by many communities in Rajasthan especially Mangliyawas. The tree is also worshipped on the Amavasya day in Shravan month in Rajasthan and other regions.

Surya In Vedas – Hindu Sun God In Rig Veda and Atharva Veda

Surya, the Hindu Sun God, is worshiped in the Vedas. Approximately 13 hymns from Rig Veda and Atharva Veda are devoted to Surya (Rig Veda I.50, 115; X.37,158, 170, 189; Atharva Veda II.21; XIII.2, 3, 4; XIX 65, 66, 67). In these hymns Surya, the sun god, is celebrated for his all-pervasive radiance, which spreads throughout the spheres of both humans and gods. In particular, Surya is glorified for his ability to see everything and thus knowing everything, a capacity that is linked with his fiery radiance, and which is also possessed by Agni, whose epithet is Jatavedas (knower of creatures). This same epithet is also applied to Surya in Atharva Veda XIX.65. His all-seeing ability is something that links him with Mitra and Varuna, judicial and moral deities of the sky, whose ‘eye’s Surya is said to be (as well as Agni’s). As illuminator of all, Surya is asked (Rig Veda X.158) to bestow ‘sight’, in the sense o physical seeing, as well as in the sense of insight, upon his supplicants.

Tulapursha Dana Benefits

Tulapursha dana is the weighing oneself in a balance against gold and various other materials and giving away that quantity of materials as a gift. Tulapurusha dana takes precedence over the sixteen maha danas (great gifts) described in Hindu religious texts. The main benefits include peace, prosperity, disease free body, long life and desire fulfillment. The placement of the balance is as follows – A shed is erected on a place sloping to the northeast quarter and an altar is prepared therein in the northeastern side, and circular fire altars are established on each of the four corners. Oblations are given to Ganesha, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva and other divinities. This is accompanied by recitation of Vedic hymns and invoking the guardian deities. The balance is attached to two pieces of wood made of sandal or khadira or bilva or ashvattha or devadaru or vata trees planted in the midst. Next, the donor, who is clad in white, invokes the balance, considered as a symbol of Vishnu Bhagavan.

Plant – Tree Associated With Navagraha Surya or Sun God

The tree or plant associated with Navagraha Surya or Sun God is swallow wort or arka. People facing problems in horoscope due to the bad positioning of Navgraha Surya will find relief after worshiping Surya with the arka leaves and flowers. The plant is known as madar and akada in Hindi, Vellerukku in Tamil. The word arka means relating or belonging to the sun. The worship with arka leaves to Navagraha Surya should be performed in the morning. Surya is also worshipped with the leaves on saptami or the seventh day during the fortnight. It is doubly auspicious to worship Surya with Arka leaves on Sunday. The mantra chanted while offering Arka leaves is the Gayatri Mantra.

Dreaming Of Ljubljana – Meaning

Dreaming of Ljubljana is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means opportunity to travel and explore the world. It also means unexpected changes in your life and moving to a new place or meeting someone from a different culture. Dreams of Ljubljana and there is color and another person means new relationship and happiness. It also means successful travel. Dreaming of Ljubljana and you are not present in the dream means frustration and dejection. It also means people ruling you out and bossing over you. It means in near future you will lose your temper and take out years of frustration on someone. Dreaming of Ljubljana and you see boats and river etc means you will have a wish of yours fulfilled. Dream of Ljubljana and you see yourself in the dream means desire fulfillment. It also means staying away from home. The dream also means you will show boldness and courage. Dreams of Ljubljana and you wake up crying mean you are unhappy with the current situa

Every Effort Towards A Noble End Is A Reward In Itself

This seems a hard saying. Of course, we know from our worldly experiences that whatever is of great value is difficult to attain. And we also know that very few persons succeed in attaining the fullness of their ambitions. How many strive to become rich and how many succeed? How many strive to excel in art, in science, in music, on the stage? We all want to reach the top. But there seems to be room for very few when it comes to the highest attainment. Experts, masters of their art, are one or two among thousands of their colleagues. Everywhere many are called, but few are chosen. But that need not discourage us. We must try anyhow, in the hope that in the end we shall succeed. And even though we may not hope to reach the very highest success, still there is satisfaction in following in the train of those who have the same ambition. Every effort towards a noble end is a reward in itself. If it is so in worldly matters, how much more so is it in things spiritual! There the goal is the

Dreaming Lion And Tiger – Meaning

Dreaming of lion and tiger is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means rejuvenation and better understating regarding as to whom to trust and not to. It also means travel especially to forest. Dreams and lion and tiger together means you will worship mother goddess for spiritual and material needs. Dream of lion and tiger together and you are present in the dream means misunderstanding. It also means you will enter into another person’s domain without their permission. It also means try to take or possess something that is not yours. Dream lion and tiger and you are not present in the dream means someone you love will be in trouble in a distant place. But you will be able to warn them about an upcoming difficulty. Dreams of lion and tiger and they are just walking away or not bothered about you means you will attain serenity and realize your mistakes. Dream of lion and tiger attacking means ignorance and prejudice causing damage. It also means you sh

Dreaming Of Lighting Diya – Meaning

Dreaming of lighting diya is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is a sign of auspiciousness, birth, ceremony and success. It also means spirituality, pilgrimage and religious functions. Dreams of lighting diya means there will be acceptance and new beginning. It also you will be part of an inauguration. Dream of lighting diya and you are not seen in the dream means you will face immense pressure to start something new. It also means you will be forced to abandon something you had worked on and start something else. It also means you will come under pressure in near future. Dreaming of lighting diya and you are in the dream means better luck, peace and prosperity. It also means desire fulfillment. Dreams of lighting diya and there are other people in the dream means you will abandon illegal activities. It also means honor and recognition.

Dreaming Of Lightning – Meaning

Dreaming of lightning is both positive and good sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will achieve glory, success and honor. It also means having a better vision and better insight into matters concerning you. Dreams of lightning and you are scared or getting burned is a sign of accidents. It also means unexpected problems causing havoc in your life. Dream of lightning and you are seen in the dream means you will make a positive impact. It also means making important changes in life. Dreaming of lightning and you are not in the dream means you will hear about difficulty to your relatives or family members in another place. It also means you will become a guide to a stranger. Dreams of lightning and there is fire means you will face sudden problems due to natural calamity or through man made problems.

Dreaming Of Lizard Falling On You – Meaning

Dreaming of lizard falling on you is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means accidents, bad news and loss of valuables. It also suggests strain in relationships. Dreams of lizard falling on you and you are unaware of it means you will be not knowing about enemy activity. It also means you will be cheated or become a victim of spam. Dream of lizard falling on you and it in a known place means you will face rejection. There will be problems in the family. It also means you will face delays in journey. Dreaming of lizard falling on you and it is in an unknown place means the promised amenities in a new place will be not provided. It also means struggle to establish yourself. Dreams of lizard falling on you and you see other people in the dream are an indication of trouble in public places with strangers. It also means you will be victimized for something you had not done.

12 September 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 12 September 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya tithi or the second day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya tithi or the second day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 1:09 PM on September 12. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya tithi or the third day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 12:30 PM on September 13. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on September 12, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi nakshatra till 9:27 AM on September 12 . Then onward it is Revati nakshatra till 9:25 AM on September 13. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan)