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Kojagari Lakshmi Puja 2023 date - Importance of Bengali Laxmi - Lokkhi Puja

Kojagari Lakshmi Puja, also known as Kojagori Lokkhi Puja, is dedicated to  Goddess Laxmi  and is observed in Bengal, Orissa, and other parts of eastern  India  and also in some regions in western  India . Kojagari Lakshmi Puja 2023 date is October 28 in Bengal. The puja is also popularly known as Bengali Laxmi Puja. Special method, or paddhati, is followed for the puja in eastern parts of India. When is Kojagari Lakshmi Puja Observed? It is observed on the Purnima (full moon day) after Durga Puja. Importance of Bengali Laxmi Puja In Hinduism, Goddess Lakshmi symbolizes prosperity and wealth and it is believed that on Kojagiri Poornima night in Aashin month she visits the homes of devotees and blesses them.  Therefore special Lakshmi Puja is held in the evening on the day in homes. Alpana Patterns On Lokkhi Puja On the day women draw  Alpana patterns  (something similar to Rangoli) at homes. Most preferred Alpana is that of Goddess Lakshmi’s feet. How is Kojagar

Good Date For Giving Birth In April 2023 – Auspicious Days For Birth Of Baby In April 2023

There are many couples who look for good dates for child birth. These are the good dates for giving birth in April 2023. Relatives, parents, grandparents are all interested in finding a good date for birth. Please note that the good date of birth of baby does not mean that everything will be auspicious. Horoscope etc is prepared after looking into numerous considerations. Good dates for birth of baby in April 2023 April 3 full day is good for delivery April 5 good time on till 9:15 AM for giving birth April 6 April 7 April 8 good time for giving birth till 1:55 PM April 9 good time for giving birth between 2:05 PM to 10:10 PM April 14 April 15 good time for giving birth till 9:55 AM April 16 April 22 April 23 good time for giving birth till 7:55 PM April 24 good time for giving birth after 8:30 AM April 26 April 27 good time for giving birth till 1:30 PM April 28 Just because a child is born in auspicious times will not make the child happy and successful. The chil

Gujarati Vivah Muhurat in 2023 – Marriage - Wedding Dates in Gujarat in 2023 as Per Gujarati Calendar

Gujarati Vivah Muhurat based on Gujarati Panchang and Calendar 2023 is given below. Please note that these are Vivah Muhurat (marriage or wedding) dates for 2023 in Gujarat and is not applicable in other parts in India. Gujarat Vivah Muhurat in 2023 January 2023 January 17 from 6:46 PM January 18 up to 5:23 PM January 25 after 8.06 PM January 26 entire day January 27 entire day January 28 till 7:06 PM January 31 February 2023 February 1 till 11:29 AM February 6 after 3:03 PM February 6 till 5:45 PM Feb 10 after 8:00 AM February 11 February 14 Feb 16 till 10:53 PM Feb 22 February 23 till 2:22 PM March 2023 March 8 March 9 March 10 March 11 till 7:11 AM March 13 from 8:21 AM March 14 till 7:34 AM April 2023 no marriage dates May 2023 May 2 May 3 May 4 till 9:35 PM May 6 from 9:13 PM May 7 from 4:07 PM to 8:22 PM May 8 after 7:10 PM May 9 till 5:45 PM May 10 after 4:12 PM May 11 May 12 till 9:29 PM May 15 till 11:47 AM May 16 till 1

Padmanabha Vrata 2023 date - Padmanabha Dwadashi Vrata in Ashwin Month

Padmanabha Vrata is dedicated to the Ananta Padmanabha form of Sri Hari Vishnu. Padmanabha Vrata 2023 date is October 26. It is observed on the 12th day during the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month. The importance of the Vrata is mentioned in the Narada Purana. It is believed that a person who worships Vishnu on Padmanabha Dwadashi helps attain liberation. Fasting is from Dwadasi morning to next day morning. Pujas and prayers dedicated to the Ananta Padmanabha form of Sri Hari Vishnu is performed morning and evening. The worship on the day is a continuation of previous day, which is known as Pasankusa Ekadasi.

Ashlesha Nakshatra 2023 Predictions

Ashlesha Nakshatra 2023 predictions are based on Hindu astrology – Karka Rashi. Ashlesha Nakshatra pada 1 Karka Rashi born people will face accidents and career issue in 2023. Ashlesha Nakshatra pada 2 Karka Rashi born people might face relationship issues and emotional turmoil. Ashlesha Nakshatra pada 3 born will be lucky with new job search. Self-employed professionals will do good. Ashlesha nakshatra pada 4 Karka Rashi born people will get opportunity to travel to distant places. Good months are January, March, July, October and November 2023. February, May, August and December 2023 are bad months. April, June and September 2023 will be stagnant period with not much gain. There will be some unexpected disappointments especially on the professional level. Those looking for new jobs should avoid being overconfident. There will be good opportunities during the middle part of the year. Some of you will feel that the results do not match the effort that you had put in. Writers and thos

Mrityu Yog In Hindu Astrology

Mrityu Yog, or Mritya Yoga, is considered a bad and inauspicious period in Hindu astrology. This yog is calculated based on nakshatra or birth star. The time period of Mrityu Yog is till the nakshatra on the particular day. Mrityu 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. Mrityu Yoga happens when -  Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham nakshatra falls on Sunday or Ravivar Uttarashada or Uthradam nakshatra falls on Monday or Somvar Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam nakshatra falls on Tuesday or Mangalvar Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra falls on Wednesday or Budhwar Mrigasira or Makayiram nakshatra falls on Thursday or Guruvar Aslesha or Ayilyam nakshatra falls on Friday or Shukravar Hasta or Atham nakshatra falls on Saturday or Shanivar. Mrityu Yog is present only when the corresponding na

Mantra For Foreign Settlement In Hinduism

 Mantra for foreign settlement in Hinduism is dedicated of Bhagavan Srihari Vishnu. You can chant the mantra daily morning for wish fulfillment related to foreign settlement or migration. Mantra For Foreign Settlement शांता कारम भुजङ्ग शयनम पद्म नाभं सुरेशम। विश्वाधारं गगनसद्र्श्यं मेघवर्णम शुभांगम। लक्ष्मी कान्तं कमल नयनम योगिभिर्ध्यान नग्म्य्म । वन्दे विष्णुम भवभयहरं सर्व लोकैकनाथम।। Bhagavan Vishnu is the one who sustains the universe. He is the one who resides in the milky ocean. There his blessings are required when we need to uproot ourselves to a new place. The mantra should be chanted early morning along with sunrise. Ideal day to start is Thursday. The person chanting the mantra should take bath and wear yellow color dress. The person should sit facing northeast and light a lamp using pure cow ghee. Offer a yellow color fruit and a yellow color flower. Wear yellow chandan and light yellow color flower agarbatti or use yellow color flower fra

Pushya Nakshatra 2023 Predictions

Pushya Nakshatra 2023 predictions are based on Hindu astrology – Karka Rashi. Pushya Nakshatra pada 1 born Karka Rashi people will need to be extremely careful about profession and finance. Avoid illegal activities in both career and money matters. Pushya Nakshatra pada 2 Karka Rashi born people will be forced to return home from distant location due to loss of job.  Pushya Nakshatra pada 3 born Karka Rasi born will make gains through sales of property. There might be some trouble with relatives. Pushya nakshatra pada 4 Karka Rashi born people will need to be careful while traveling. There is a high chance of accident. Good months are February, April, July, August and October 2023. January, March, May and September 2023 are bad months. June, November and December will be stagnant period with not much gain. You will feel satisfied with you work and will be happy with the family atmosphere. It is a good year for those looking for new jobs. A long cherished ambition will be realized. Arti

Navanna Purnima – Navana Poornima

Navana Purnima is the full moon day in Ashwin Month (September – October), which is popularly observed as Kojagari Poornima and Sharad Purnima. Navana Purnima 2023 date is October 28. The full moon day is known as Navanna because people use fresh grains to cook sweets and other food items. Nava means ‘new’ and Anna means ‘food’. Fresh crop is used to make kheer – a sweet from milk, sugar and fresh rice. In some regions fresh corn is used to make different food items. The food is eaten in an open space under moonlight on the day. The popular belief is that moon is closest to earth on the day and therefore its rays on the day have curative properties.

Nityadosha in Hindu Astrology

Nityadosha are defects or shortcomings that always impede the success of an endeavor. In astrology, muhurta, (an auspicious time to commence an activity to attain success) is very important concept. For the determination of auspicious time, the relative position of the planets is determined. Certain combinations are best-suited for certain activities. This knowledge is documented in the works of astrology. They also enumerate inauspicious factors related to the external time (current movement) (gocara) on a number of counts – vara (day), tithi (the lunar day), nakshatra (asterism), dik (directions), kala (daily cyclic movement of the forces of Rahu and Ketu), lagna (moment of action), hora (hour), grahabalam (houses occupied by planets both benefic and malefic), candrabala (the power of moon), vedha (cross  influences of planets), the defects of Yoga and karana, masa (defects of season), position of subsidiary plants (like mandi/gulika), etc. Some of these defects are of temporary na

Mantra For Energy In Hindu Religion

Mantra for energy in Hindu religion is dedicated to Bhagwan Vishnu. Along with mantra chanting, the person needs to wake up early in the morning and get the blessing of Surya Bhagavan. Sun rays should fall on the body for at least 21 minutes. Mantra For Energy शांता कारम भुजङ्ग शयनम पद्म नाभं सुरेशम। विश्वाधारं गगनसद्र्श्यं मेघवर्णम शुभांगम। लक्ष्मी कान्तं कमल नयनम योगिभिर्ध्यान नग्म्य्म । वन्दे विष्णुम भवभयहरं सर्व लोकैकनाथम।।   Chant this mantra daily in the morning after drinking a glass of warm water. Chant the mantra 108 times facing the rising sun. The mantra should also be chanted in the morning along with sunrise. We must understand there is an energy field around each human body. Due to our actions we diminish the energy field and this causes numerous diseases to the human body.

Karva Chauth 2023 - Importance of Karwa Chauth Vrat - Fasting Puja End Time in 2023 As Per Hindu Calendar

Karva Chauth is an annual Hindu fasting undertaken by women in northern and western parts of India  in Kartik Month, as per North Indian Hindu lunar calendar. Karva Chauth 2023 date is November 1, Wednesday. Time of moonrise on November 1 is between 7:41 PM and 8:27 PM in various parts of India. Karva Chauth in 2023 in Canada, USA, United Kingdom and Europe it is marked on November 1. In Australia, Singapore, and other regions it is marked on November 1. Karwa Chauth Vrat Puja Time and Fasting End Time 7:41 PM to 8:27 PM is auspicious for performing puja Fast end time - 7:41 PM and 8:27 PM - Moon will be sighted in North India. Why is Karva Chauth Observed? Karva Chauth Vrat is observed by women for a happy and prosperous married life and for the well-being of the husband and is one of the most popular Hindu fast and ritual. Karwa Chauth In Hindu Scriptures Karva Chauth is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is believed that Goddess Parvathi had observed se

Punarvasu Nakshatra 2023 Predictions

Punarvasu Nakshatra 2023 predictions are based on Hindu astrology – Mithuna Rashi and Karka Rasi. Punarvasu Nakshatra pada 1 born Mithuna Rashi born people will face intense struggle in career and personal life this year. Punarvasu Nakshatra pada 2 Mithuna Rashi born people will get necessary help at the right time from friends or acquaintances and this will prove crucial. Punarvasu Nakshatra pada 3 Mithuna Rashi born people will need to be careful to not to get into unwanted arguments at workplace and with relatives. Punarvasu nakshatra pada 4 Karka Rashi born people will attempt to change job. There will be some initial hiccups in new job search but this will get easy later. Good months are January, February, April, August and October 2023. March, May, June and November 2023 are bad months. July, September, November and December 2023 will be stagnant period with not much gain. There will be good opportunities in this year. There will be good new jobs on offer and there will be positi

Dreaming Of Nice Dogs – Meaning

Dreaming of nice dogs is both good and bad as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will get something home without thinking much about the difficulties associated with it. It also means you simply love something for its cuteness and not realizing the responsibilities. Dreams of nice dogs and you are happy means protection and help from people in power and authority. Dream of nice dogs and you wake up terrified then it is associated with death and suffering. It also means sudden physical attack or loss due to injury. Dreaming of nice dogs chasing you means you will see return of old problems. A secret of yours will be exposed. You might face embarrassing situations. If you see nice dogs in dream barking nonstop or destroying things then it means you will be facing health issues, relationship trouble and death like situation in near future. It also means your family members not showing the same enthusiasm. Dreaming of fighting away nice dogs means you will ma

Dreaming Of Non Veg Food – Meaning – Non Vegetarian Food Dream

Dreaming of non veg food is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. Simply seeing non vegetarian food means good times and there will opportunity to make changes to your life. You will meet new people who might give you a different perception about life. Dreams of non veg food and you are a vegetarian means food problems while visiting places or during travels. Dreaming of non vegetarian food usually means something totally opposite of what you were expecting might happen. It also means you will eat food items that are different from your regular choice. Dream of non veg food and you are unhappy or terrified means bad health or food poisoning. It also means not getting the food you like in an event. But if you wake up happy or laughing means you will go to someplace or event that you like or party or vacation or picnic or any other outdoor event. Dreaming of non vegetarian food in an unknown place or it is lying down means there might be accidents or sudden change of

Bhagavad Gita Chapter VIII Verse 21

That which has been called the Unmanifest and Imperishable, has been described as the goal Supreme. That is my highest state, having attained which there is no return. (Bhagavad Gita 8.21) That is the Purusha, beyond manifest and unmanifest, by whom the whole universe is filled. That is the highest Goal. Evolution ends in That. He who has reached That is no longer subject to rebirth. He has crossed the sea of samsara. He has reached immortality, nirvana. This is not a state of existence; it is Existence itself, Consciousness itself, the highest Deity. Source  -  Reflections on the Bhagavad Gita by Swami Atulananda – Prabuddha Bharata December 2003 issue.

Dreaming Of Not Being Able To Open Your Eyes – Meaning

Dreaming of not being able to open your eyes is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will soon face super natural experience. You will also notice weird things happening around you. You will also constantly feel someone is watching you. Dreams of not being able to open your eyes are a sign that you are doing something excessive and it is affecting your thoughts. It should be seen as a warning sign. It also means you will hear about something you do not want to see. Dream of not being able to open your eyes and you are seen in the dream means you will face physical attack. It also means you will be tricked into going to places that you will not usually visit. Dreaming of not being able to open your eyes and you see other people in it means tragedy or death. It also means sudden misfortune in life. You will witness something gruesome. Dreams of not being able to open your eyes and you see a person you hate or bad situation mean damage to your weal

Dreaming Of Not Studying For Exam – Meaning

Dreaming of not studying for exam is a warning sign as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream means you will come under stress and tension soon. It also means regret of not doing things on time. Dreams of not studying for exam are also a sign that you will not be ready for an important interview or appointment which will come up suddenly in near future. It also means your mind will be distracted with something else. It also means sudden developments in your family or relationships creating problems to your daily routine. Dream of not studying for exam and you are seen walking hastily or crying means failure and you will realize that it was due to your fault. Dreams of not studying for exam and you see other people accusing you means friends or family turning against you. It also means you will be exposed. Dreaming of not studying for exam and it takes place in an unknown place means things you have prepared will be of no use in a test or interview. Please note that usu

Dreaming Of Nose Ring – Meaning

Dreaming of nose ring is good and positive dream as per dream meaning and interpretation. It is a sign of independence and doing things that you always desired. The dream also means new happenings in life including vacation or marriage. Dreams of nose ring also mean you will go against the wishes of your family or social conventions Dream of nose ring and you wake up happy means you will decide to move ahead in life in a way you always wished for. It also means getting influenced by latest trends. It is also a sign of following a person you adore or are a fan of. Dreaming of nose ring and you see other people in it means marriage, new relationship and new hope. It also means parties and happy times. Dream of nose ring and you do not like it is associated with forced change or other people might start taking control of your life. Dreaming of nose ring 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

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 13 October 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi tithi or the fourth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Tritiya tithi or the third day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 2:04 AM on October 13. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi tithi or the fourth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 2:58 AM on October 14. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on October 13, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Krittika or Karthigai or Karthika nakshatra till 7:43 PM on October 13. Then onward it is Rohini nakshatra till 9:32 PM on October 14. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Raj