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Mantra For Ayudha Pooja

Ayudha puja is an important puja and ritual during Navratri, Durga Puja and Vijayadashami day. Below is the mantra for Ayudha Pooja and it should be chanted with utmost dedication and care. Mantra For Ayudha Pooja श्री क्लीं ह्रीं वरदायै नम:  Ayudha Pooja is a worship of whatever implements, one may use in our day to day life. Symbolically it means the power of God is working through the implements. It is performed for accident free work and progress. The mantra should be chanted after light lamp and placing implements in the right place.

Ashta Shakti – Eight Goddess Forms Worshipped During Durga Puja

Ashta Shakti, eight shaktis, are the various forms of Goddess Durga worshipped during Durga Puja. The Ashta Shaktis are: Brahmani Maheshwari Koumari Vaishnavi Aindri Joggobarahi Narshinghi Chandrika Brahmani is calm like Lord Brahma. Maheshwari is powerful like Shiva. Koumari is pure as a virgin. Vaishnavi has the power of Vishnu. Oindri or Aindri is the master of senses. Joggobarahi has the power of Varahi avatar of Vishnu. Naroshinghi is the female version of Narasimha. Chandrika is a fighter like Chandi who annihilated demon Chamunda.

Yamaka – Figure Of Speech In Sanskrit

Yamaka is a figure of speech in Sanskrit. Yamaka corresponds to ‘chime’. It has the place of pride for the reason that it is only a figure of speech pertaining to sound, mentioned in the earliest treatise regarding alankara, Natyashastra, of Sage Bharata. Simile is a figure of speech of sense. Figures of speech are called alankara (ornamentation) in Sanskrit. There are sabda alankaras (like alliteration) and artha-alankaras (like metaphor). Among the sabda variety, yamaka and anuprasha are very popular. Yamaka consists of repetition of words. The same words are repeated but with different meanings. There is a set pattern in repetition, occurring in the beginning of a metrical feat, in the middle or at the end. The first variety is called avyapeta (unseparated), as the following verse from Kavyadarsha (V.48) of Dandin shows ‘mayamayalambyakalamayamaya mayamayatavyaviramayamaya mayamayartionnishaya mayamaya mayamayamum karunamayamaya’ The chime rhyme maya maya of unseparated

Ekvira Navratri Puja – Ekvira Devi Maha Navami Pooja

Ekveera Navratri and Mahanavami Puja are dedicated to Goddess Ekvira Devi. An incarnation of Goddess Shakti, Ekvira Devi is worshipped mainly in Maharashtra . Ekvira Devi Maha Navami Puja 2023 date is on October 23. Important festivals and rituals dedicated to Goddess Ekvira Devi are performed during Navratri (October 15 to October 23, 2023). The most important puja is held on Mahanavami day.  During Navratri various incarnations of Goddess Shakti are worshipped. In fact most of the female deities worshipped in rural India are incarnations of Goddess Shakti. Special pujas and rituals are held on the day. Ekveera Devi Shrines attract thousands of devotees on the day. One of the most famous Ekvira Devi Temples is located at Amravati in Maharashtra . This temple is near to the famous Amravati Amba Temple . Legend has it that Lord Krishna and Rukmini had eloped from this temple and got married. Other famous Ekvira Devi Temples are near Karla Ca

Goddess Sanjhi Mata In Hinduism

Goddess Sanjhi Mata in Hinduism is one among the forms of Mother Goddess Shakti and she is worshipped in this form mainly in rural North India. She is also associated with Ahoi Mata or Hoi Mata. Unmarried girls worship her by creating her form on the walls and doors of their houses using cow dung. She is worshiped for 16 days starting from Bhadrapad Purnima to Ashwin Amavasya as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar. She is mainly worshipped to get a good husband. She is also worshipped for the peace and prosperity of the family. The temporary murtis made using cow dung of Sanjhi Mata is floated in a nearby river at the end of the vrat and festival.

Difference Between Kannada Torave Ramayana and Valmiki Ramayana

Torave Ramayana narrates the story of Valmiki Ramayana in Kannada. It was written by Kumara Valmiki. Here is a look at the difference between Torave Ramayana and Valmiki Ramayana and some of the important characteristics of the Torave Ramayan. Torave Ramayana contains 112 sandhis, numbering 5079 verses in the meter bhamini satpadi. It is a narrative poem with not many figures of speech. The intention of the poet was to depict the greatness of Bhagavan Sri Rama. On account of this, the poet has avoided depicting the inner conflicts in the characters and ever their finer qualities. All the characters in Torave Ramayana appear like puppets in the hands of Bhagavan Sri Ram. Hence the characters lack independence and independent existence. Manthara is the representative of maya in Torave Ramayana. Her sole intention was to kill Ravana. So she instigates Kaikeyi to send Rama, Sita and Lakshmana into exile. This angle is not found in the Valmiki Ramayana. In Valmiki Ramayana charact

Role Of Women As Per Satapatha Brahmana

A look at the role of women as enunciated in Satapatha Brahmana. ‘Man is only one half’ says a Vedic passage, but he is not complete till he is united with a wife who gives birth to children (Satapatha Brahmana V.1.6.10). Without her he cannot go to heaven either; so at the time of the symbolic ascent to heaven in the ritual, he has to wait till his wife comes to accompany him (Satapatha Brahmana V.2.1.10) Satapatha Brahmana (V.2.1.10) refers to the ideal oneness of a married couple as complementary halves of one whole, when it records that the sacrificer includes his wife in Vajapyea ritual, as she is half of himself. The role of a wife in rituals is clearly indicated. She should enter the Agnihotra hall by its southern door, but the performer of the ritual should enter from the east (Satapatha Brahmana II 3.3.13). If he were to take his place after entering from the south, he would fail to reach heaven (Satapatha Brahmana II.3.3.16). Any walking about in the Agnihotra enclosure

Nishiddhakarma In Hinduism – Prohibited Actions

Nishiddhakarma (means prohibited actions) refers to actions that are to be avoided by an aspirant. Nishiddhakarmas are actions expressly prohibited by Vedic or other scriptural injunctions. It comprises any karma that hinders spiritual progress. God-realization is the real goal of a spiritual path and therefore a sadhaka (devotee practitioner) or upasaka (worshiper) must avoid all prohibited actions. They are termed as adharma. These forbidden actions are – theft, adultery, falsehood, deception, fraud, oppression, violence, and consuming interdicted food. These actions are prohibited because they render the mind impure and lead to births with unhelpful impressions. Desire for honor, fame, social prestige, wife, progeny, wealth and other transient objects are also regarded as an obstacle and should also be given up. The mind is the most important instrument. Whatever we know, from the sense object to the highest spirituality, we know only through the mind. Eradication of all desires

Rakshasa Vivaha In Hindu Religion

Rakshasa Vivaha is one of the eight types of marriage legally valid in Hindu religion. Manu holds that snatching away a wailing girl by killing or injuring her guardians by force is a rakshasa vivaha. This is a non-acceptable form of marriage in Hinduism. Yajnavalkya opines that rakshasa type of marriages was performed during a war. Manu’s definition also indicates war. This was the oldest method of marrying when a girl was forcibly taken away for this purpose. Several customs and practices are cited in its favor in which marital customs of cutting a torana by a sword and referring to the robing of the bride’s father in marriage songs. Rakshasa marriages were prevalent right from the Mahabharata period up to the medieval ages. The custom was prevalent among the soldier class or kshatriya up to the 12th century CE.

Mantra For Desired Husband In Hindu Religion

Mantra for desired husband in Hindu religions is dedicated to Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Anyone can chant this mantra for getting a good husband. The mantra should be chanted continuously for 40 days to be effective. The person can decide the number of times it is chanted. It is ideal to chant the prayer in the morning. During the chanting your mind should not wander around. You should also perform fasting on Monday and visit Shiva temple. The mantra is to be chanted early morning along with sunrise. The person should wear white color dress on the day. To chant the mantra a clean and peaceful place should be selected. A lamp using pure cow ghee should be lit in northeast side. The mantra should be chanted then by creating a mental image of Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Mantra For Desired Husband ॐ तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे , महादेवाय धीमहि , तन्नो रूद्र प्रचोदयात्। Om Tattpurushaya Vidmahe Mahadevaya Deemahi Tanno Rudra Prachodayat

Mantra For Death In Hindu Religion In Hindi And English

Yam Mantra is chanted for death in Hindu religion. It is chanted on the thirteenth day or trayodashi tithi – two days before Amavasya or the no moon day. Here is the Yam Mantra in Hindi and English. मृत्युना   पाशहस्तेन   कालेन   भार्यया   सह। त्रयोदश्यां   दीपदानात्सूर्यज :  प्रीतयामिति।। Mrityuna Pashahastane Kalen Bhayirya Saha Trayodashyam Depdanatsuraj Preetayamiti The sole of aim of chanting this mantra is to make sure that desires related to death of a devotee is fulfilled. It is also chanted to overcome the fear of death. How To Chant Mantra For Death? The mantra has to be chanted on Krishna Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning or dark phase of moon at night. A lamp should be lit at night after all family members have gone to sleep. The lamp is to be lit in the southern direction. The one wick lamp should lit using mustard oil or sarson ka tel. The person light the lamp should chant the mantra 21 times. Then close the door and go to s

Navratri Day 9 Mantra – Ninth Day Prayers for Navratri in Hindi

Ninth day Prayers for Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Siddhidatri. It is chanted on October 23, 2023 during Sharad Navratri. During Chaitra Navratri it is on March 30, 2023. Navratri Day 9 Mantra in Hindi is given below. There are three mantras. First is Mool Mantra for eighth day of Navaratri. Second is Dhyana Sloka dedicated to Goddess Siddhidatri. Third is a Stotra. 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. Navratri Day 9 Mool Mantra Navratri Day 9 Dhyan Mantra Navratri Day 9 Stotra

Mantra For Deep Sleep In Hinduism

The best and ideal mantra for deep sleep in Hinduism is dedicated to Mahadev Shiva. The mantra should be chanted 108 times before going to sleep. The person chanting the mantra should keep away all kinds of electronic gadgets etc. The person should lie down and imagine Shiva in meditating posture. Then the person should chant ‘ ॐ नमः शिवाय ’ 108 times. Again the person should wake up early in the morning around 4:30 AM. Take bath and do other purification rituals. Then the person should light a lamp in the northeast part of the room using pure cow ghee. The devotee should once again chant ‘ ॐ नमः शिवाय ’ 108 times. This should be repeated for seven days continuously and the person will soon have deep sleep.

Dreaming Of Nice Shoes – Meaning

Dreaming of nice shoes 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 nice shoes are associated with desire fulfillment in near future. Dream of nice shoes and if it is black in color means suggest in interviews, new job or better opportunities. It means progress in carrier. Dreaming of nice colorful shoes means marriage, new relationship and new hope. It is also a sign of happiness. Dream of nice shoes that you do not like them is associated with forced change or other people might start taking control of your life. Dreaming of nice shoes and you are 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. Dreams nice shoes slowly turning bad mean stagnation and getting caught in monotony.

Dreaming Of Nice Car – Meaning

Dreaming of nice car is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means desire fulfillment and change of luck. It also means you can expect success in lottery or games in near future. Dreams of nice car and if it belongs to someone else then it means friendship with the rich and powerful. Dream of nice car and you are seen driving it means you will decide to splurge money on nice items without giving much thought about future. Dreaming of nice car and you are not seen in the dream means your plans might face some hurdles. It also means you will rethink about putting money on something as you will have second thoughts about its worth. Dreams of nice car and you see other people in the dream mean success and new wealth. It also means decision regarding ancestral wealth. You will be more independent in financial matters.

Story – Everything Happens For A Purpose

A king had a male servant who, in all circumstances always said to him; ‘my king, do not be discouraged because everything God does is perfect, no mistakes.’ One day, they went hunting and a wild animal attacked the king, the servant managed to kill the animal but couldn’t prevent his majesty from losing a finger. Furious and without showing gratitude, the king said, ‘if god was good, I would not have been attacked and lost one finger.’ The servant replied, ‘despite all these things, I can only tell you that god is good and everything he does is perfect, he is never wrong.’ Outraged by the response, the king ordered the arrest of his servant. While being taken to prison, he told the king again, ‘god is good and perfect.’ Another day, the king left alone for another hunt and was captured by savages who use human beings for sacrifice. On the altar, the savages found out that the king did not have one finger in place; he was released because he was considered not ‘complete’ to be offe

Dreaming Of Nice Hair – Meaning

Dreaming of nice hair is an indication of goodness and positivity in future as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is considered good as there will be financial and property gains in future. There will be decision regarding ancestral wealth and luck in lottery or games. Dreams of nice hair are associated with desire fulfillment. Dreaming of nice hair moving on floor is a sign of good days ahead especially in matters of relationship. Dreaming of nice hair and you playing with them or combing those means you will make some bold changes in your life and this will make you more empowered. The dream also means you might meet someone whom you wished to meet in life. It is also a sign of relationship with opposite sex. Dreaming of nice hair and seeing the face of the person means you will have your sexual desires fulfilled. The dream is a sign for you to prepare mentally to face something really exciting.

Dreaming of Night Sky – Meaning

Dreaming of night sky is positive and negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will have your desires fulfilled especially related to romance or travel. It also means new friendship and better partnerships. Dreams of night sky are a sign that you will turn more peaceful. It also means you will have suicidal thoughts. Dream of night sky and you are in the dream means you will be threatened by someone or you will become jealousy. It also means you will have stress and tension due to someone threatening something you love. Dreaming of night sky and you are not seen in the dream means you will think about all your relationships. You will have body image depression, unpredictable mood swings, obsessing about a relationship and late night phone calls. Dreams of night sky and some of them are moving around means you will soon do unpredictable things to garner attention or to come out of a serious situation. Dream of night sky also means getting influe

Dreaming Of Nieces And Nephews – Meaning

Dreaming of nieces and nephews is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will get help from your relatives. It is also a sign of happiness and get together or marriage. Dreams of nieces and nephews also mean you will need emotional help. Dream of nieces and nephews in dream and if they are crying then it means you will need to emotionally or physically support them. It also means a family member might be hiding something from others. It is also means as a family you will need to show unity to overcome a problem. Dreams of nieces and nephews in dream and you are not seen in the dream means you will not be able to attend an important function of your extended family. It also means you being very busy when your relatives need you. Dreaming of nieces and nephews and you are angry in the dream means you will have to help your relatives from a tricky situation. It also means you being angry at the behavior of someone in the family.

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 10 October 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Purnima tithi or the full moon day till 2:24 AM on October 10. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 1:47 AM on October 11. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on October 10, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Revati nakshatra till 5:10 PM on October 10. Then onward it is Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 5:31 PM on October 11. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Revathi nakshatra till 4:02 PM on October 10. Then onward it is Ashwini