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Jagadhatri Puja 2023 date in Bengal - Importance and Spiritual Significance of Jagadhatri Puja Observed in Eastern Parts of India

Jagadhatri Puja is observed on the ninth day of the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in Bengal and eastern parts of India . It is also known as Dhatri Pooja and Jagadamba Puja. Jagadhatri Puja 2023 date is November 21. Goddess Jagadhatri is a manifestation of Goddess Durga and the festival is mainly observed in the Chandannagar area in West Bengal – the ritual had its origin here. Today, Jagadhatri Puja is performed in different parts of West Bengal and in some regions in Eastern India . As Jagadhatri, Goddess Durga is the protector of the earth. In the form of Goddess Jagadhatri she is caring and showers motherly love on her devotees. This is one of the mild and happy forms of Goddess Durga. Goddess Jagadhatri is depicted as riding a lion and she has four hands. She holds conch, discus, shaft, and bow in her four hands. An elephant is depicted as lying down near the idol. It is believed that Jagadhatri Puja had its origin in Chandannagar in  West Bengal  before 1

Utthana Ekadashi 2023 – Dev Prabodhini - Importance of Dev Uthani Gyaras - Hari Prabodhini Ekadashi

Utthana Ekadasi, or Prabodhini Ekadashi, (also known as Dev Uthani Ekadasi and Hari Prabodhini) is observed during the waxing phase of moon in the month of Kartik (October – November). In 2023, the date of Utthana Ekadasi or Dev Prabodhini Ekadashi is November 23. The importance of Dev Prabodhini Ekadasi narrated to Sage Narada by Brahma. The divine conversation is found in the Skanda Purana. Observing this Ekadasi is believed to help in getting rid of the guilt associated with sins committed and is also a path to liberation (Moksha). Ekadasi is an important fast dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This Ekadasi is known by numerous names including: Dev Prabodhini Ekadasi,  Hari Prabodhini Dev Uthani Gyaras Dev Uthani and Bada Ekadasi. Importance of Utthana Ekadasi Lord Vishnu goes into sleep on the Ashada Suddha Ekadasi (July – August). He remains in deep slumber during the period and this is known as the Chaturmasya period. He wakes up on the Kartik Shukla Ekadasi and this d

Karthika Nakshatra Phalam 2023 – Kartika Nakshatra 2023 Predictions Based On Malayalam Nakshatram Kerala Astrology

Kartika Nakshatra 2023 predictions based on Malayalam nakshatram Kerala astrology. As per Karthika Nakshatra Phalam 2023, people born in this nakshatra born people will face some serious health issues and due to this some career problems. Good months are January, August and October 2023. February, March, May, July and November 2023 are tough periods. April, June, September and December 2023 will be stagnant period with not much gain. There will be some positive developments regarding government jobs. Those looking to go for job outside the country will face sudden problems due to change of rules in the visiting country. Some of you will find new enthusiasm and motivation. Those looking for new jobs will find a desired job but will not be happy with the remuneration. You will be unhappy with the response to foreign job queries. Those who are self-employed will see progress. Students will do well. Those in creative field will face some troubles. Professionals will need to work really ha

Dasangam In Hinduism

Dasangam is a word used to denote ten limbs in Hinduism. Literal meaning of the term is also ten limbs. The term is used in different senses in Hindu religion. One of the four Vedas and the six Vedangas of Alwar describe dasanga (ten parts) of God as he is Sarvajna (omniscient/knower of everything). As the essence of these ten angas is God, Dasangam includes Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda, Atharva Veda as Angi and the six Vedangas – Shiksha (science of articulation and pronunciation), Kalpa (science o rituals and ceremonies), Vyakarana (science of Grammar), Nirkuta (science of etymology), Chandas (science of prosody) and Jyotisha (science of astronomy). Besides the above six angas, Vedas have four upangas – puranas, nyaya (law),mimamsa (philosophy) and dharma shastras   (jurisprudence). Dasanga also means a powder with ten prescribed items for fumigation, i.e to spread fragrance by heating the incense stick made out of this powder. A plan of action to avoid deceit, fraud or tr

Descendants Of Vallabhacharya

Vallabha Sampradaya or Pushtimarg is part of Hindu religion following the teachings of Sri Vallabhacharya. Vallabha Sampradaya or Pushtimarg in Hinduism believes in obtaining pushti (grace) through loving devotion to Bhagavan Sri Krishna. The Pushtimarg is a part of the Vaishnava Bhakti movement of the medieval period. Here is a look at the descendants of Vallabhacharya. Gopinatha, the eldest son of Sri Vallabhacharya, and, after him, Vitthalnath (the youngest son of Sri Vallabhacharya). followed Vallabhacharya as preceptors of the Pushtimarg. Vitthalnath had seven sons. Each founded or led a separate mission, which further got subdivided into a number of branches. That was how the Vallabha Sampradaya or Pushtimarg spread to different regions of India. Vitthalnath organized a group of eight eminent disciples. Four of these were the followers of Vallabhacharya. They were Kumbhandadasa, Surdasa, Krishnadasa and Paramanandadasa. The other four were the disciples of Vitthaldasa. They w

Good Dates for Business April 2023 Hindu Panchang – Auspicious Date to Open Shop – Factory in April 2023

Beginning business on good date is considered a must for many Hindus. Below are the good dates for business in April 2023 as per Hindu calendar, panchang and muhurat shastra. The day is highly auspicious for opening new shops, factory, starting new business, entering into contract, signing business documents etc. All time and calculations are based on Indian Standard Time - the panchang followed is Kashi Panchang, Thakur Prasad Calendar, Kalnirnay and Ramswaroop Panchang. Good Dates for Business April 2023 April 5 April 6 April 7 April 10 April 13 April 23 April 24 April 27 April 28 Please note that if you are following Kharmas then the dates before April 15 should not be used.

Bharani Nakshatra Phalam 2023 Predictions Based On Malayalam Nakshatram Kerala Astrology

Bharani Nakshatra Phalam 2023 based on Malayalam nakshatram Kerala astrology. As per Bharani Nakshatra phalam 2023, born people in this nakshatra will see in change in fortune during the later part of the year. Good months are March, April, August, October and December 2023. February, May, July and September 2023 are tough periods. January, June and November 2023 will be stagnant period with not much gain. During the first sixth months there will be some tough situations. It is not a good year for those looking for new jobs. There will be some positive signals regarding government related jobs. Students will have a good month. Those in creative field will perform well. Those looking for government job will face frustration and delays. Those looking to travel abroad for job will face problems during the first few months. At the workplace you should not rely on others. Professionals will feel that things are not working out in their favor. Avoid making harsh and sudden decisions. Th

Bhog – Food Offering At Kamakhya Devi Temple In Guwahati – Assam

Kamakhya Devi Temple in Guwahati – Assam – is one of the most ancient and holiest of Shakti Peethas. The bhog and food offering at Kamakhya Devi temple are unique and different. The first cooked food offering is performed around 1 PM. The bhog comprises of rice, dal, various curries and side dishes made using seasonal and local vegetables. The sweet offered is payash made of rice, milk and dry fruits. The bhog that is prepared is offered to all the deities worshipped in the temple. The bhog is later distributed among the sevaits and pujaris as per a fixed tradition. The next food offering is around 1:5 hours after sunset. Puri and suji halwa is the main food offering. Suji halwa is a sweet prepared using sugar, ghee and dry fruits. The bhog is later distributed among the pujaris, hetinas (assistants of temple cooks) and supakaras (temple Brahmin cooks). Although animals like male goat, buffalo and pigeons are sacrificed in the temple, they are not and offered to the deity.

Vellayani Devi Temple – Festival Kaliyoottu – Pongala

Vellayani Devi Temple is located at Vellayani on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala. The shrine near Vellayani Lake is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali.  The temple is noted for the Kaliyoottu Mahotsavam which happens once in every three years and is celebrated over a two-month period (about 56 to 65 days). The next festival will be in March- April 2023. The temple observes the annual Pongal festival is held on Aswathy nakshatra in Meena Masam (March – April). Vellayani Devi Temple Kaliyoottu Festival Kaliyoottu festival is a ritual art form associated with Goddess Bhadrakali in Southern Kerala especially in Thiruvananthapuram region. The festival celebrates with the holy war between Goddess Kali and demon Darika. One of the main rituals of Kaliyoottu is the Thottam Pattu. It requires 48 days for singing the Bhadrakali Thottam Pattu completely. The most important rituals associated with Kaliyoottu festival are Kalamkaval, Nagaroottu, Uchabali, Dikkubali, Paranettu, N

How To Observe Skanda Shasti Vratam - Fasting?

Skanda Shasti, or Kanda Sasti, Vratam is an important observance dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is observed in the Tamil month of Aippasi and most devotees fast during the 6-day period. There is no common method of Skanda Shasti fasting. Different devotees observe it differently. But there are some basic rules followed by all the devotees. Non-vegetarian food is completely avoided during the period. Some people also avoid garlic and onions. Those who are observing the fast make it a point to read scriptures related to Lord Muruga or recite the Kanda Shasti Kavasam or Subramanya Bhujangam. Most devotees also visit Skanda temples during the period. When it comes to Kanda Shasti fasting, some devotees only take a single meal a day. Some take the meal at noon and others at night. Some devotees confine to fruits and juices during the 6-day period. There are several Skanda devotees who see the Vratam as an opportunity to clean the body and get rid of unwanted toxic e

Muhurtham Dates in June 2023

Muhurtham dates in June 2023 are Muhurtham for buying, selling, traveling, moving into house quickly, for exam, for interview, for seeing boy or girl for marriage etc. Muhurtham Dates in June 2023 June 1 June 2 good muhurtham time till 6:52 AM June 3 good muhurtham time from 6:15 AM to 11:17 AM June 7 June 8 good muhurtham time till 6:58 PM June 10 June 12 June 13 good muhurtham time after 9:28 AM June 14 June 20 June 21 June 26 good muhurtham time after 1:18 PM June 27 June 28 June 29 good muhurtham time till 3:06 PM June 30 good muhurtham time after 4:09 PM

Aswathy Nakshatra Phalam 2023 Predictions Based On Malayalam Nakshatram Kerala Astrology – Aswathy Nakshatra Phalam 2023

Aswathy Nakshatra 2023 predictions are based on Hindu moon astrology based on Malayalam Nakshatram Kerala astrology. Good months are April, July, August and November 2023. January, May, June, September and December 2023 are tough periods. February, March, and October 2023 will be stagnant period with not much gain. As per Aswathy Nakshatra Phalam 2023, people born in this nakshatra will have a very busy year. Those looking for new jobs will be blessed with good opportunities during the latter half of the year. It is not a good year to change jobs. Some of you will be taking important family decisions. It is a good year those people associated with teaching and medical field. Those looking to go abroad will see some quick developments in certain months. You should be careful not to get cheated in the name quick job abroad. Disappointments for those looking for government jobs. Professionals will face some troubles from opponents. At the workplace, you will be appreciated for your ge

Dreaming Of My Own Poop – Meaning

Dreaming of my own poop is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you are now filled with anger, negativity and frustration and you need to throw it out to achieve a peaceful and prosperous life. It also means you will soon get opportunity to throw away bad things from your life. Dreams of my own poop also mean you will witness weird and dirty things in near future. Dream of my own poop and you are seen doing something nasty with it means evil thoughts will over power you. It also means thoughts of destruction and suicide. Dreams of my own poop and you are running away means you will get into trouble due to a past action of yours. Dreaming of my own poop and you are happy in the dream means you will find a solution to a health issue. It also means you will have self destructive thoughts. Dream of my own poop and you are washing it away means peace will return to your life after you show courage to throw out something which you were holding on to.

Pratihar Sasthi – Surya Sashthi – Nari Shasthi

Pratihar Sashthi, also known as is Surya Sashthi or Nari Shasthi or Chhath Puja, is an important and popular ritual observed by people of Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand in India and in the Terai Region of Nepal after Diwali. In 2023, Pratihar Sashthi – Surya Sashthi date is November 19. This fasting is also known as Chhath Puja and is also observed in eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh and in some parts of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Pratihar Sashthi – Surya Sashthi – Nari is dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun), Agni (fire) and Lord Kartikeya or Muruga. People undertake this Vrat for the well being of the family. It is believed that people get their wishes fulfilled, if they observe the vrat. There is a popular belief that worshiping Surya will help in curing diseases like leprosy and also ensure longevity and prosperity of the family. The fast is mainly kept by women, in many places men also join in the ritual and observe fast. On the Sashti day, devotees offer ‘Argh’ to set

Dreaming Of My Old Car – Meaning

Dreaming of my old car is warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will not be happy with certain incidents and decisions in near future. It also means you will not be happy with the attitude of your family members. Dreams of my old car also mean you will soon regret buying or selling something. Dream of my old car and you are seen sitting in it means you will try to get back something you had sold. It also means something you had thought lost will be retrieved or given back. Dreaming of my old car and you see other people driving in it means you will have nostalgia and regret. It also means you will decide to rectify certain mistakes of past. The dream also means you will take out your frustration and anger on family members. Dreams of my old car and you see it in a better condition means you will be happy to see something which was part of your life. Dreaming of my old car and you see it in a bad condition means you face hardships due to a mis

He Who Conquers His Mind Conquers The World

Those who always meditate upon the Self, who are masters of their passions, not affected by pleasure or pain, heat or cold and free from vanity, illusion and the bane of attachment — such not deluded people realize that never-decaying bliss. Who conquers the world? He who conquers his mind. The desires are beyond the senses, the mind is beyond the desires, the determinative faculty is beyond the mind, the soul is beyond the determinative faculty, the unmanifested (maya) is beyond the soul and the Purusha or Brahman is beyond the unmanifested; there is nothing beyond the Purusha, he is the end, the highest goal. The man who has controlled his mind and body alone reaches the highest of these steps — the step ‘from whence words come back with the mind, unable to reach it.’ The control of the mind and the senses effected through self-exertion or the grace of God, discrimination or devotion, releases man from misery — this is the view of Sanatana Dharma. On account of the variety of i

Dreaming Of My Own Funeral – Meaning

Dreaming my own funeral is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means loneliness and sign of mental illness in future. The dream is a kind of warning sign and is asking you to come out of negativity and face challenges boldly. Dreams of my own funeral also mean you will experience fear and will come under the influence of negative people. Dream of my own funeral and it was due to an accident means you need to be careful while using vehicles, iron and fire. The dream is a warning sign about an upcoming misfortune or disaster. Dreaming of my own funeral and you see family members crying means you need to give importance to people you love. It is a kind of indication that the time to give importance to your family members. Dreaming of my own funeral and you see water or fire, it should be taken as a warning sign – especially accidents or enemies creating problems in life. Dreaming of my own funeral and you see natural calamities means you will face damage

Dreaming Of My Own Wedding – Meaning

Dreaming of my own wedding is both positive and negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is very common dream and it is directly connected to unfulfilled desires regarding romance and wedding. It also means you can expect change in your relationship status soon. Dreams of my own wedding and you wake up terrified or sad means you will be forced to get married against your wishes and thus your wishes or career will be impacted. Dreaming of my own wedding and you are happy means you will have your romantic dreams fulfilled and might get married to the desired partner. Dreaming of my own wedding and it is to a known already wedded person, and then it means some kind of trouble in future especially to married life. It also means you will get into unwanted relationships in near future. Dreaming of my own wedding and you have no inclination to get married and seeing the dream means you might get into a relationship that will not be to your liking. It also means s

Dreaming Of My Late Sister – Meaning

Dreaming of my late sister is a positive sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means your sister is warning you about a mistake you are about to commit. It also means you will achieve success and desire fulfillment in near future. Dreams of my late sister also mean she is asking you to keep the promise you made. Dreaming of my late sister and it is in an unknown place means she wants to share a secret with you. Dream of my late sister and you are not seen in the dream means you are doing something right and you just need to keep following the path. Dreaming of my late sister and you see yourself in the dream means you will achieve something but you will not be happy as an important person responsible for that achievement will be missing. Dreams of my late sister and you wake up terrified or sad means you are doing something illegal or bad and you need to stop it as it will result in huge problems. Your sister is attempting to get you out of a troubled situatio

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 3 November 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 8:50 PM on November 3. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 7:02 PM on November 4. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on November 3, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam nakshatra till 4:06 AM on November 3. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam nakshatra till 2:49 AM on November 4. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnatak