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Brahmacheri Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Brahmacheri Bhagavathy or Brahmanjeri Bhagavathy Theyyam is yet another powerful Shaiva theyyam performed in many tharavadu, kavu and temples in Kasaragod and Kannur districts of Kerala. The story origin of Brahmanjeri Bhagavathy Theyyam is associated with Shiva. Legend has it that Brahmacheri Bhagavathy appeared from the third of Shiva to annihilate those performing adharma. She is highly ferocious form of Mother Goddess. Her presence was first felt at Puramancheri Kavu. She was initially known as Puramancheri Bhagavathy. It got corrupted to Pramacheri and later to Brahmacheri Brahmacheri Bhagavathy Theyyam is annually performed at Kannur Ramanthali Karappaath Ara,   Ramanthali Chamandi Tharavad Sree Chendukulangara Naga Devalayam, Kannur Kunhimangalam Malliyottu Puthiyapurayil Kalari Devasthanam, Kannur Ramanthali Sree Parathi Ara,   Kannur Vengara Karapath Tharavadu Devasthanam, Kannur Kunhimangalam Kuthirummal Thekke Thalakkal Tharavad Devasthanam, and Kannur Ramanthali Pazhass

Mokshada Ekadasi December 2023 - How To Observe - Mantra

Mokshada Ekadashi is observed during the waxing phase of the moon in the month of November – December. The importance of this Ekadasi was narrated to Yudhishtira by Sri Krishna and is found in the Brahmanda Purana. Observing this Ekadasi helps in destroying all the sins. In 2023, the date of Mokshada Ekadashi is December 23. Ekadasi fasting is dedicated to Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu and is observed twice in every Hindu month. The name Mokshada because the Ekadasi has the power to annihilate (Moh - Maya) - desires and illusion. Story of Mokshada Ekadashi There is a popular belief that observing Mokshada Ekadasi will help in granting heaven to dead forefathers. Legend has it that King Vaikhanasa, a popular ruler, once had a dream that his father was in hell. The King found himself helpless as he could not help his father with all his power and riches. Soon he took the advice of Parvata Muni, who had the knowledge of past, present and future. Parvata Muni found that the fa

Bappooran Theyyam – Story – Information - Bappiriyan

Bappooran Theyyam, or Bappiriyan, is a Muslim theyyam performed in many temples, kavu and tharavadu in Kannur and Kasaragod districts. The theyyam is associated with Aryakkarapoongani. The belief is that she was sailor of the boat in which Aryakkarapoongani traveled. Another legend has it that he was a famous merchant of the region and was killed while defending his ship in the sea. Legend has it that the boat in which Aryakkarapoongani was traveling capsized and her brothers in the boat took refuge in various islands. Aryakkarapoongani then happened to see Bappooran was traveling in his boat. But he ignored the calls for help. Aryakkarapoongani then shows her magical powers to get the attention of Bapporan. She then takes the help of Bappooran in uniting her brothers who were traveling with her. The brothers decide to stay at Venmalayatin Kara. Aryakkarapoongani then moves ahead along with Bappooran and she then disappears at Kooran Kunnu. Bappooran Theyyam is performed in all the

Pishach Mochan Shradh

Pishach Mochan Shradh is annually observed on the 14 th day during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi) in Margashirsh month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India . Pishach Mochan Shradh 2023 date is December 25. Special puja and rituals are held on the day for those who had premature death (due to accidents and other unnatural causes). Thousands of devotees visit the Pishach Mochan Kund in Varanasi for performing Shraddha Karma and Pind Daan on the day. There is a belief that those who were killed will escape from the Pishach yoni and leave earth peacefully. It is also performed to give relief to the souls who committed suicide. This ritual is mainly followed in certain regions in North India.

Why Balarama is known as Sankarshana? - Transfer of Seventh Child from the Womb of Devaki to Rohini

Sankarshana is one of the names of Balarama. Balarama is an avatar of Vishnu for some communities in Hindu religion. Others believe that he is an avatar of Adi Sesha. But the story as to why Balaram is known as Sankarshana is the same in all scriptures. Six children of Devaki were mercilessly killed by Kamsa as a voice from sky had stated that Kamsa will be killed by the eighth child of Devaki and Vasudeva. She conceived the seventh child in the prison of Kamsa. In the seventh month of her pregnancy the fetus was transferred, with the blessing of Bhagvan Vishnu, to the womb of Rohini, first wife of Vasudeva who lived in Gokul. The child was born in due time at Gokula. As the fetus was transferred from one womb to another the child born was also known as Sankarshana. Sankarsha means to transfer.

Kattampally Sree Puthiyavalappil Kavu Temple – Theyyam Thira Festival

Kattampally Sree Puthiyavalappil Kavu temple is located at Kattampally in Kannur district, Kerala. The annual theyyam thira festival in the temple is observed for three days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 1, Makaram 2 and Makaram 3 (January 15, January 16 and January 17). The shrine is dedicated to deities popularly worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in Kannur district. The temple has a chathura sreekovil for the main deities – two deities are worshipped in a single sanctum sanctorum with two doors. Various other deities popularly worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in Kannur district are worshipped in small sreekovils or sanctum sanctorum and square platforms. The main theyyams performed during the annual Kaliyattam and thira festival at Kattampally Sree Puthiya Valappil Kavu temple are Kandanar Kelan theyyam, Kudiveeran theyyam, Elladath bhagavathy theyyam, Vayanattu Kulavan theyyam, Thekkan Gulikan theyyam, Puliyoor Kannan theyyam and Sasthappan – Kuttichathan theyyam.

Kallayi Kannothu Kavullaparambil Thaiparadevatha Temple – Theyyam Thira Festival

Kallayi Kannothu Kavullaparambil Thaiparadevatha temple is located at Kallayi near Anjarakandy in Kannur district, Kerala. The annually theyyam thira festival in the temple is observed for two days in Malayalam Makara Masam – Makaram 1 and Makaram 2 (January 15 and January 16). The shrine is dedicated to Thaiparadevtha. The temple has a chathura sreekovil for the main deity. Various other deities popularly worshipped in kavu and tharavadu in Kannur district are worshipped in small sreekovils or sanctum sanctorum and square platforms. The main theyyams performed at Kannothu Kalluparambil Thai Paradevatha temple during the annual Kaliyattam and thira festival are Thai Paradevatha theyyam, Kurathi theyyam, Thekkan Gulikan theyyam, Pottan theyyam, Vishnumoorthi theyyam and Sasthappan – Kuttichathan theyyam.

Dreaming Of Open Graves – Meaning

Dreaming of open graves is a bad omen and warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will soon see weird things. It also means being witness to a crime or an unexplainable phenomenon. Dreams of open graves and you are seen running away means you will face physical attack. It also means people will trap you by tricking you. Dream of open graves and you see bones or dead bodies’ means you will be influenced by things that are considered taboo by society. It also means you will come under the influence of evil sect. Dreaming of open graves and you are not present in the dream means you will get to hear bad news about a friend or family member. It also means people will try to perform black magic or other evil things on you. Dreams of open graves and you wake up happy means you will have destructive thoughts. It also means you will lose the capacity to think intelligently. Please note that reading, watching or doing something related to graves during

Dreaming Of Open Field – Meaning

Dreaming of open field is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will soon find it suffocating in a toxic environment. You will wish to run away to an open space. It also means you will face stress and tension. Dreams of open field also mean you will find your work or your daily activities monotonous. You will decide to take a break and go far away from the crowd. Dream of open field and you are present in the dream means you will get a shock of your life and you will want to run as fast as you can. It means disappointments or getting cheated. Dreaming of open field and you are seen in the dream means you will show courage to say ‘NO’. It also means you will do things on your own and take bold decisions. Dreams of open field and you have never seen the place before means you will go on vacation far away from cities and towns. Dream of open field also means opportunity to show your talent. It also means freeing yourself to do something you li

Bhagavad Gita Chapter IX Verse 16 and Verse 17

I am kratu, I am yajna, I am svadha, I am aushadha, I am the mantra, I am the article of oblation, I am the fire and I am the act of offering. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9 Verse 16) I am the Father of the universe, the Mother, the Sustainer, the Grandsire, the One to be known, the Purifier, the syllable Om, the rk, the sama and the yaju. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9 Verse 17) The meaning is that Bhagavan is everything connected with religious offerings, kratu, a particular Vedic rite; yajna, the worship enjoined in the smritis; svadha, the food offered to the ancestors; aushadha, all vegetable food and medicinal herbs; mantra, the chant with which oblation is offered or any text by repeating and meditating on which one is purified; the article of oblation; the fire into which the offering is poured; and the oblation itself. God is the Father of the universe and He is also the Mother. He is Purusha and also Prakriti. Purusha and Prakriti, as we have seen, are the two aspects of God. We c

Dreaming Of Opening A Door – Meaning

Dreaming of opening a door is both positive and negative as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will get opportunity to prove your talent and there will be change of luck. But if you are scared or terrified in the dream means you will invite trouble through an action of yours in near future. Dreams of opening a door means you need to be careful about all your actions and need to keep your senses in control and take proper decisions. Dream of opening a door and you are not seen in the dream means an action of another person will bring trouble to you. It also means your instructions will not be followed properly resulting in damage. Dreaming of opening a door and you are seen in the dream means you will decide to take risk to achieve something you always wanted. It also means you will take risks to achieve something you always wished for. Dreams of opening door in an unknown place means getting trapped in a place for a short period but finally you will find a

Dreaming Of One Person Constantly – Meaning

Dreaming of one person constantly and its meaning and interpretation depend on your reaction and the situation in the dream. The dream means new relationship, travels and new ideas. The dream is asking you to be more accommodative and talk to people or strangers. This will help in getting you out of the well that you have got into. Dreams of one person constantly mean you will have secret feelings for a person. Dream of one person constantly you know the person means a new project or something exciting will happen in your life soon. It also means there will be new adventures and gains. It also means a sudden proposal. It also means you will be forced to collaborate with a person for survival. Dreaming of one person constantly and if the person is a stranger then it means someone will come into your life and this will make some changes for good. It can be a romantic relationship. Dreams of one person constantly and you are sacred or unhappy means your good intentions might not get

Dreaming Of Onion Leaves – Meaning

Dreaming of onion leaves is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is a sign of upcoming positive change in life. It also means progress with the help of another person. Dreams of onion leaves mean something might look bad or not useful in beginning but later it might turn to be lifesaver. It also means cooking or having food that is different from your usual. Dream of chopping onion leaves means get together or happy occasion. It also means you will try something different from your routine. Dream of onion leaves and you are in the dream means you can expect solution to a nagging problem. It also means going away of something that was disturbing you it can be person or a problem. Dreaming of onion leaves and you are unhappy means loss. It can be loss of life or things. It also mean disturbance in your present life due to sudden exit of a person or thing. Dreams of yellow onion leaves are associated with boredom and lethargy. It also means time to give a

4 December 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Sunday, 4 December 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 7:24 AM on December 4. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwadashi tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 6:52 AM on December 5. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on December 4, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Revati nakshatra till 8:36 AM on December 4. Then onward it is Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 8:43 AM on December 5. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Revati nakshatr