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Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam

Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam is a long Tamil Shaiva poem. It was composed by Sage Paranjoti, who lived in Paranjotipuram near Vedaranyam sometime between the early 16th and early 18th centuries CE. He was a scholar in both Tamil and Sanskrit. The poem describes sixty four divine sportive acts of Shiva, which he performed in and around Madurai at different times to please His devotees. It source book is Halasya Mahatmyam (The Glory of Halasyam; Halasyam being a Vedic name for Madurai), found in Skanda Purana. There are sixty-eight chapters (or padalams) and 3363 stanzas of a kind known as viruttappa, which consist of four lines of six or seven feet. The poem begins in the way of a Purana, with the invocation, a formal expression of humility by the author, the description of Kailasa (the abode of God Shiva), and so on. The first section, ‘Madurai Kantam’, describes the birth of Meenakshi as the daughter of the Pandya king and her marriage to Chokkanathar (Sri Sundareshwara), a form of Bha

Lumbak Yog In Hindu Astrology

Lumbak Yog is considered a bad and inauspicious period in Hindu astrology. This yog is calculated based on nakshatra or birth star. The time period of Lumbak Yog is till the nakshatra on the particular day. Lumbak Yog time period is to be avoided for travels, exams and financial dealings. The time is also not good for the first meeting with a person or family. All kinds of investments, openings etc should be avoided during the time period. Lumbak Yoga happens when -  Swathi or Chothi nakshatra falls on Sunday or Ravivar Mool or Moolam nakshatra falls on Monday or Somvar Shravan or Sravana or Thiruvonam nakshatra falls on Tuesday or Mangalvar Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi nakshatra falls on Wednesday or Budhwar Krittika or Karthigai or Karthika nakshatra falls on Thursday or Guruvar Punarvasu or Punartham nakshatra falls on Friday or Shukravar Purva Phalguni or Pooram nakshatra falls on Saturday or Shanivar. Lumbak Yog is present only when the corresponding naksha

Story Of Origin Of Coconut Tree And A Young Fisherman

There are numerous stories regarding origin of coconut tree in India. This particular story of coconut tree origin is associated with a young fisherman from Kerala. There was a young fisherman who did not know how to catch fishes from the sea. He was unable to do the job which came easily to the other members of his community. The young man was ridiculed by his community members. Fed up with his sorry state of life, the young man decided to learn magic and employ it in catching fish. He went to a teacher of magic and learnt the art of removing head from the body and placing it back again. He went back to his fishing village and when the beach was deserted at night, he ventured out. Using the magic trick, he took off his head from his body and dived into the water. Fishes that had never seen such a strange living being were attracted to it. Small fish entered his body through his neck. The young man would then swim ashore; take out the fish caught in his body out and put back hi

Ameda Temple – History – Festival – Famous Serpent Temple Near Ernakulam

Ameda Temple is located on the bands of Vembanad Lake at Udayamperoor, on Tripunithura -Vaikom road in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Sapthamathruka –   Brahmani, Maheshwari, Kowmari, Vaishnavi, Varahi, Indrani and Chamundi. The shrines dedicated to Nagaraja and Nagayakshi are located North West and North East of the temple compound. Vishnu shrine is located to the north of the main temple. Veerabhadran and Ganapathy are also worshipped in the temple. The temple is famous for performing Sarpabali and Ashta Naga pooja. Both the pujas are offered to Nagaraja for avoiding sarpa dosha and rahu dosham and also for obtaining sarpa preethi (blessing of snakes). Pulluvan pattu is another important offering in the temple. Ameda Temple History Parasurama avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu was once travelling through the western coast of India, incidentally reached the place where the temple is presently situated. As usual he stepped into the lake for Sandhyavandanam (evening

Coconut In Vedas

Coconut in Hinduism is eulogized as a kalpa vriksha, a wish granting tree. The tree is also mentioned in the Vedas. Coconut is one of the auspicious symbols in Hindu religion and is part of Kalash – it is placed on the mouth of a pot filled with water or rice, the mouth of the pot decorated with five mango leaves. The kalash pot with coconut represents fertility. The tree is mentioned in the Atharva Veda (III.3.16), which says that the ‘neighboring ladies told the child that if you bring a coconut from somewhere, your mother will be cured. The tree is mentioned various Puranas. Goddess Lakshmi is depicted as holding a coconut.

Dreaming Of Meteor Shower Hitting Earth – Meaning

Dreaming of meteor shower hitting earth is a negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will see huge calamity in near future. It also means facing something you have never faced in your life. Dreams of meteor shower hitting earth also mean your thinking is clouded because of watching too much fantasy. Dream of meteor shower hitting earth and you are seen in the dream means unnatural tragedy in life. Getting into trouble due to unheard things. Dreaming of meteor shower hitting earth and you wake up happy means destructive thoughts. It also means too much negativity will spoil your thought process. Dreams of meteor shower hitting earth and you wake up terrified means hidden problems in life in come out suddenly. It also means facing numerous problems at once without any warning. Please note that the dream to have a meaning it should happen without any intense activity regarding the same subject during day time. So thinking or watching about meteor

Dreaming Of Mermaid – Meaning

Dreaming of mermaid is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will see change of luck and there will be divine help. It also means you will see health improvement and there will be lot of physical activity. Dreams of gargoyle also mean you will have clarity of thinking and there will better and proper direction in your life. Dream of mermaid and you are present in the dream means you will soon face show courage in the face of adversity. You will help people. It also means doing positive that society is scared of doing. Dreams of mermaid and you see other people means you be honored for your courage and intelligence. You might also need help of public to solve a problem. Dreaming of mermaid and if they are changing color means someone will approach you in a nice way but they will have evil intentions. Dream of mermaid and they are black or white means too much mythical reading or movies is hampering your thought process. Please note that the d

Bad Friendship Is Like A Cancerous Tumor

Never lose hope in the hour of adversity. Dark clouds bring rain and will soon usher in sunshine. The one quality that we should practice and develop is contentment. It is the door to happiness and peace on earth. True friends will never try to please us with words, which are not true. Stay away from gossip mongers because they will not spare you too. Friendship of the bad is like having a tumor in the body. Thirst for wealth can never be quenched. Wealth earned through wrong means will only bring trouble. Trials and tribulations polish and smoothen our lives. www.hindu-blog.com Abhilash A Zen Story A monk set off on a long pilgrimage to find the Buddha. He devoted many years to his search until he finally reached the land where the Buddha was said to live. While crossing the river to this country, the monk looked around as the boatman rowed. He noticed something floating towards them. As it got closer, he realized that it was the corpse of a person. When it d

Dreaming Of Mehendi – Meaning

Dreaming of mehendi is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will soon see improvement in health. Decision regarding marriage will be taken soon. It is also a sign of happiness and new relationship. Dreams of mehendi and you are unhappy in the dream means you will forced to obey or follow other people’s decisions. Dream of mehendi in your hands means there will be calmness and peace in life. Dream of mehendi in a person you hate or have never seen is a sign of problems in life especially in relationship. Dream of mehendi and there are known people in the dream means you will get help from a group or relatives. It is a sign of progress. Dreaming of mehendi going bad or getting distorted means you will make some firm decisions especially regarding house or travels. It also means loss of valuable items Dream of mehendi and you wake up terrified means you will see return of an old problem. It also means meeting your ex.

Dreaming Of Meat – Meaning

Dreaming of meat is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will be forced to take up jobs that you do not like. It also means doing things that you hate. The dream also means lot of guests and busy period. It also means get together, functions or marriage in near future. Dream meat and you see someone else in the dream means you will witness something that you wished you had not witnessed. Dreaming of meat lying in a known place means you will face embarrassment. It also means doing things that you would not normally do. Dreams of meat in an unknown place means you will get stuck in some lonely place. You will be forced to do things that you hate to get out of the situation. Dream of meat and you see fat and other parts means health issues especially due to your lifestyle. Dreaming of meat and you see blood or body parts means accidents.

Dreaming Of Mud – Meaning

Dreaming of mud is a good omen as per dreaming interpretation and meaning. The dream means you will get opportunity to return back to your roots. It means you will realize the value of nature and its great power. Dreams of mud mean there will natural calamity in your area or a place known to you and it will make you rethink about the understanding of life forms. Dream of mud and you are seen in the dream means you will have to do things that you might have never done to get out of a quandary. It also means physical labor. Dreaming of mud and you are not seen in the dream means lucky escape from a natural calamity. It also means sudden rains tampering with your schedules. Dreams of mud and you see other people in it means community work. It also means you will need to be part of a team to make life smooth and usual.

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 23 September 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dwadashi tithi or the twelfth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 12:29 AM on September 23. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 1:56 AM on September 24. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on September 23, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ashlesha or Ayilyam nakshatra till 2:31 AM on September 23. Then onward it is Magha or Makam nakshatra till 4:29 AM on September 24. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karna