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Good Dates In February 2023 In Hindu Calendar - Hindu Auspicious Days and Time in February 2023

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. Good dates in February 2023 in Hindu Calendar given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates  and time in February 2023 are good for house warming, joining job, starting work, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration of property, villa, house flat, birth, visiting, first visit, buy bike, buying flat, house, property, villa, etc. Hindu Auspicious Days in February 2023 February 3 February 4 February 5 good time after 10:44 AM February 10 February 11 February 12 good time till 9:45 AM February 14 February 22 February 23 good time till 2:23 PM February 24 February 27 good time after 4:10 PM February 28 Bad dates or dates that should be avoided in February 2023 are: February 1, 9, 13, 18, 20, 21 and Feb 26. Certain dates that might not be mentioned above are neither good nor bad. They are average dates. You won't get the desired results

Lalita Panchami 2023 Date - Lalitha Panchami Vrat during Navratri - Upang Lalitha Vrat

Lalita Panchami Vrat,  or Lalitha Panjami or Upang Lalitha Vrat, is a highly auspicious day during the nine-day Navaratri festival. It is observed on the fifth day of Navratri. In 2023, the date of Lalita Panchami is October 19. Goddess Lalitha Represents the Five Elements It is dedicated to Lalita Devi, a form of Shakti or Mother Goddess. She is associated with the Pancha Mahabhutas or five elements. Goddess Lalita is believed to be the representation or form of the five elements –earth, water, air, fire, and space. Lalita Panchami Vrat The day is of great significance in Gujarat and parts of Maharashtra . Some people also observe a fast known as Lalita Panchami Vrat. It is believed to bring wealth, happiness and knowledge. Story of Lalitha Panchami Goddess Lalita is an incarnation of Shakti that appeared to annihilate demon Bhanda who was created from the ashes of Kama or Manmata. Kama had tried to disturb the intense tapas performed by Shiva. An angry Shiva o

Paishacha Vivaha In Hindu Religion

Paishacha Vivaha is one of the eight types of marriage legally valid in Hindu religion. This is a non-acceptable form of marriage in Hinduism. At the lowest run is the paishacha marriage, in which a sleeping or unconscious girl is forcibly snatched and married. Although force is applied in both the types, Paishacha and Rakshasa marriage, yet the unconscious state of the girl or her guardians has given it a separate category. According to Manu, the law giver, when somebody rapes a sleeping or inebriated girl secretly, it is known as paishacha marriage. Yajnavalkya describes it in other words as cohabiting with a girl by deceit and fraud, and it becomes paishacha type of marriage. It was thoroughly uncivilized and barbarous method and was named as such because in northwestern India the paishachas were living in ancient times.

Arsha Vivaha In Hindu Religion

Arsha Vivaha is one of the eight types of marriage legally valid in Hindu religion. In the Arsha Vivaha, the bridegroom gives away one or two go-mithuna to the bride’s father and accepts the bride. It was believed that the go-mithuna so received must be used only for the yajna ritual. According to Vira-Mitrodaya, this was not a price for the bride as its quantity was limited. Avinash Chandra Das opines in his book ‘The Rigvedic Culture’ that when a girl was married to a rishi, owing to his spiritual excellence, the marriage is known as arsha. However, it is not clear how the giving away of go-mithuna is to be  linked therewith. If the daughter is given away for the rishi’s spiritual merit, how could the gift of go-mithuna be associated with it? Manusmriti has raised the point that the gift of go-mithuna is not proper even if the price is only meager.

Vivarana Prameya Sangraha

Vivarana Prameya Sangraha is a text that elucidates the Vivarana tradition. The text is based on Padmapada’s Panchapadika, a commentary on Brahma Sutras. Bharatitirtha-Vidyaranya (14 th century CE) is the author of Vivarana Prameya Sangraha. It is clear from the textual evidence that Vidyaranya was a disciple of Shankarananda and Vidyatirtha. Historians have identified him with Madhavacharya, the author of Panchadasi and Sarvadarshana Sangraha, who was a minister of King Bukka I of Vijayanagara. The major dialectical text in this tradition is Panchapadika Vivarana of Prakasatman, in nine chapters, called varnakas; it summarizes the basic tenets of the Vivarana School. The first four varnakas discuss the import of the first sutra and the vishaya (content) and prayojana (reason) of Vedanta inquiry, the nature of avidya (ignorance) and its removal. The fifth varnaka explains the second sutra, and deals with the nature of the Brahman. The sixth and seventh varnakas explain the third S

Prajapatya Vivaha In Hindu Religion

Prajapatya Vivaha is one of the eight types of marriage legally valid in Hindu religion. According to Asvalayana Grihya Sutra, the kind of marriage in which the married couple is asked to observe a religion together is known as prajapatya vivaha. Gautama and Manu also adhere to the same view. The name of Prajapati is linked with this marriage type, which makes it clear that it was intended for procreation and riddance from the paternal debt. In another work named Vira-Mitrodaya, mention has been made of certain binding conditions due to which the authors of Dharmasastras have considered it as proper, however, placed it fourth in order of merit. This makes it clear that the prevalence of marriage should have been among the aristocrats and educated gentry of the society, and with the advent of child marriages it would have disappeared.  

Thampuranottu In Kerala Temples

 Thampuranottu is a ritual observed in Hindu temples in Kerala. The ritual is usually performed in the Madan Kovils in South Kerala. Thampuran is the main deity in the temple. The ritual includes Ganapati Stuti, Naga Stuti, Noorum Pallum offering to Nagas, Bhadrakali stuti and Poopada. Villadichchan pattu is also held as part of Thampuranottu. Sapta Kanyakas of Thampuran are awakened by singing songs in the rituals. The sapta kanyakas are Kannan Thurkkanni, Nadukalilkanni, Uyirmindakanni, Padakkanachi, Velippozhikkani, Nattattinkkani and Ottapanthu Thozhi. Next it is imagined that the Sapta Kanyakas has been sent to Kannyakumari in a chariot. After this Ulakudaya Perumal, a friend of Thampuran, is awakened by singing songs. The music for the songs is provided by Nanthuni. The Sapta Kanyakas are then brought back from Kannyakumari. Next, Ammanamadi Thananirtham Pattu ritual is performed before Thampuran. After this the Ucchabali ritual is performed. Next Ashtadikpalakas ar

Daiva Vivaha In Hindu Religion

Daiva Vivaha is one of the eight types of marriage legally valid in Hindu religion. In Daiva Vivah, the father gives away his daughter, dressed in silk and embellished with ornaments and so on, to the ritvik (priest in charge) of the yajna. According to Baudhayana Sutra, the girl was given away as dakshina to him during a Daiva Yajna, and hence it was called daiva vivaha. In consideration of services rendered during the yajna, the priest often asked his patron king to give away as brides, pretty girls or maids who were known as vadhu. However, it was not a proper marriage. This custom was prevalent among the three varnas or classes of Hindus, as kanyadana to the priests.

Navratri Day 2 Mantra – Second Day Prayers for Navratri in Hindi

The second day Prayers for Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Brahmacharini. Navratri Day 2 Mantra in Hindi is given below. It is chanted on October 16, 2023 during Sharad Navratri. It is chanted on March 23, 2023 during Chaitra Navratri. There are three mantras. First is Mool Mantra for second day of Navratri. Second is Dhyana Sloka dedicated to Goddess Brahmacharini. Third is a Stotra.  Fourth is the Kavach Mantra. You can chant also prayers like Lalita Sahasranama on the day. There is no need to chant all mantras. Most devotees chant just the mool mantra. Brahmacharini Mata Mool Mantra दधाना करपद्माभ्यामक्षमालाकमण्डलू देवी प्रसीदतु मयि ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा Day 2 Dhyan Mantra वन्दे वांच्छितलाभायचन्द्रर्घकृतशेखराम्। जपमालाकमण्डलुधराब्रह्मचारिणी शुभाम्॥ गौरवर्णास्वाधिष्ठानास्थितांद्वितीय दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्। धवल परिधानांब्रह्मरूपांपुष्पालंकारभूषिताम्॥ पद्मवंदनापल्लवाराधराकातंकपोलांपीन पयोधराम्। कमनीयांलावण्यांस्मेरमुखीनिम्न नाभि नितम्बनीम्॥ Navr

Control Speech For Spiritual Success – Story Lord Buddha And Son Rahul

Lord Buddha realized that his son, Rahul, often wavered from truthfulness. Lord Buddha then told Rahul through the story of an elephant that people attain welfare when they control their speech. One can attain spiritual success only through control of speech. Lord Buddha said: ‘Rahul, please listen to me carefully. Long ago, a king had a huge elephant. That elephant was very powerful and had the strength of five hundred ordinary elephants. Whenever that elephant went to the battlefield, it was the custom to tie weapons like axe and sword to the tusks, legs, and other parts of that elephant. Also, they used to tie an iron ball to its tail. No one could escape from that elephant in the battlefield. ‘The mahout was very happy that the elephant’s body was simultaneously being protected and destroying the enemy’s armies. However, the mahout realised that just one arrow could hit the elephant’s trunk, put it off-balance, and cause great danger. Hence, the mahout had trained the elephant

Asura Vivaha In Hindu Religion

Asura Vivaha is one of the eight types of marriage legally valid in Hindu religion. Asur Vivah is that in which the husband gives as much wealth to the bride and he relatives as he can, and marries her. In this category of marriage the main consideration was the wealth (money) so given. It other words, it was, a sort of bargaining. However, as compared to paishacha and rakshasa type, it was better and more civilized kind. Such examples are to be found in Rig Veda, where, for the consideration of the money received, the daughter was given away to anyone without any thought about his worthiness or incapability. Samhitas have condemned the infidelity and treachery of a purchased wife. This custom was prevalent during the Mahabharata period. Bhishma had obtained brides for the Kuru princes by paying their fees. Perhaps this was almost a custom then. Gradually, as marriage acquired a religious character, the authors of Sutras considered the acceptance of money by the bride’s father as i

Vitanda – A Type Of Debate In Hinduism

Vitanda is one of the three kinds of disputation in Hinduism. Three different kinds of debates are recognized in Hindu traditional lore. They are vida, jalpa, and vitanda.   The purpose of vada is to find out the truth. There is no question of who wins. Generally the discussions between the teacher and the students fall in this category. Jalpa is a mode of discussion wherein one party tries to beat the other by hook or by crook. The purpose is not necessarily to expound the truth. Generally, knowing full well that what they argue is wrong, people sometimes engage in discussions. The third and final method is vitanda, wherein the party never comes out with his own opinions. It only rebuts the views of opponents. Finally, the president and the audience are left to come to their own conclusion about the result of the proceedings. This method of arguing is very difficult. It requires sound knowledge of all other branches of learning. Only very few authors chose this method to expound

Dreaming Of Bees Nest – Meaning

Dreaming of bees nest is a good omen as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream means you will find a secure and peaceful place in life. It also means progress by working together. Dreams of bees nest also mean moving into a temporary house or sharing accommodation. It also means living in a high rise building. Dream of bees nest in your property or house means progress through cooperation. It also means you will need to accommodate people and they will be helpful. Dreaming of bees nest in an unknown place means success and new friends. It also means you will get new job in a distant place. Dream of bees nest going bad or bees abandoning it is a sign of bad luck. It also means natural calamities or threat to your environment. The dream also means you are creating problems for yourself and you are ignorant about it. Dreams of bees nest and you are seen in the dream touching it or removing it etc means you will do something without learning about it and this will result i

Dreaming Of Nearly Falling Off A Cliff – Meaning

Dreaming of nearly falling off a cliff is a warning and negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will have a lucky escape from an accident in near future. It also means you will travel to places and this will result in accidents or life threatening situations. Dreams of nearly falling off a cliff also mean you have not yet recognized an enemy who is working very close to you. Dream or nearly falling off a cliff and you are with other people in the dream means accident due to rash driving or bad weather. It also means you will be forced to travel to risky place as part of work. Dreaming of nearly falling off a cliff and you know the place means you will return to an old place. It also means invitation from old friends or colleagues. Dreams of nearly falling off a cliff means you will be careless in near future and this will result in tough situations. The dream also means you need to stay alert while traveling. It also means you should avoid sleep

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VIII Verse 16

All the worlds, O Arjuna, including the realm of Brahma, are subject to return. But after attaining Me, O son of Kunti, there is no rebirth. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 8, verse 16). Everything is subject to time, the all-destroyer. And time means change, coming and going, birth and death, creation and destruction. Therefore, where time rules there is no rest. All the spheres, all the worlds, or lokas, are subject to time. Heaven will pass away and earth will pass away. But One will remain eternally. That is the Deity, the Spirit. Time cannot attack Him. He snatches high and low, strong and weak, young and old, but (though he has a thousand arms) time cannot reach up to the Spirit. God is beyond time, space and causation. He is never subject to change, and in Him alone we find rest. In Him alone is our true home, our resting place, the end of our journey. In other spheres we live and enjoy for thousands of years, but it comes to an end. We reach those worlds or heavens through good karma,

Dreaming Of Nearly Being Hit By A Car – Meaning

Dreaming of nearly being hit by a car is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will have a lucky escape from an accident. You might have a near death experience in near future. Dreams nearly being hit by a car also means your carelessness will result in major problems. Dream of nearly being hit by a car and you are not seen in the dream means you will hear about untoward incident related to your friends or colleagues. It also means certain things going out of control in your absence. Dreaming of nearly being hit by a car and you recognize the place or the vehicle means you can expect something untoward happening in your regular route. It also means attack on you by your enemies. Dreams of nearly being hit by a car and it is in an unknown place means absentmindedness causing harm to you. It also means you will have to suffer or make a lucky escape due to the fault of another person.

Dreaming Of Nearly Dying – Meaning

Dreaming of nearly dying is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will soon regret and action of yours. It also means accident to family members or relatives or friends. Dreams of nearly dying happen when you are under the influence of negative thinking. The dream is asking you to move towards positivity. Dream of nearly dying and you know the place means accident in a regular road. It also means you need to be careful while handling chemical, fire, gas, iron and sharp objects Dream of nearly dying and you see yourself in the dream means you might fall ill along with other people you know or work with. It also means fire, flood or other natural calamities. Dreams of nearly dying and you are not present in the dream means you will hear bad news about your neighbors, relatives or friends. Dreaming of nearly dying and you seem happy in the dream means suicidal thoughts and depression.

Dreaming Of New Dress – Meaning

Dreaming of new dress is good and positive dream as per dream meaning and interpretation. It is a sign of travel, change of fortune and new places. The dream also means new happenings in life including vacation or marriage. Dreams of new dress are also associated with desire fulfillment. Dream of new dress and if it is black in color means suggest in interviews, new job or better opportunities. The dream also means financial gains or visiting financial institutions. Dreaming of new dress and they are colorful means marriage, new relationship and new hope. It also means parties and happy times. Dream of new dress and you do not like it is associated with forced change or other people might start taking control of your life. Dreaming of new dress and your crying or unhappy means you will have to stay away from home or you will be forced to go to a place that you do not like.

3 October 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 3 October 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 3:59 PM on October 3. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:33 PM on October 4. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on October 3, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Mool or Moolam nakshatra till 2:41 AM on October 3. Then onward it is Purvashada or Pooradam nakshatra till 12:42 AM on October 4. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Mool o