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Shukra Ast 2023 – Shukra Astha months in 2023 in Hindu Calendar

Shukra Ast is a specific period in Hindu calendars. During these period auspicious ceremonies like marriages, grah pravesh etc are not held in North India. Shukra Astha 2023 time and date is given below: Shukra Ast is from August 4, 2023 to August 18, 2023. Marriages are not performed during the period. Thus you will not find Marriage dates and other auspicious function dates during this period. The total numbers of days in a Shukra Ast are 73 to 74 days. It is roughly two months and a fortnight. But in some years, there will be only a week or so and in some years it will be 90 days. So the exact number of days in a year is different.

Shiva Chaturdashi Dates in 2023 – Shiv Chaturdashi Fasting Dates in 2023

Shiva Chaturdashi falls on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of each traditional Hindu lunar month. Below are the monthly Shiva Chaturdashi fasting dates in 2023. ‘Krishna Paksha’ is the dark fortnight of a lunar month. It is the 14th day after full moon (Purnima) or more easy calculation one or one day before Amavasya. Shiva devotees observe the day with vrat, special prayers and pujas. Some devotees also keep vigil all night as in Mahashivratri. Shiva Chaturdashi Dates in 2023 (Indian Standard Time) January 20 February 18  –  Annual Mahashivratri March 20 April 18 May 17 June 16 July 15, 2023  Shravan Shiva Chaturdashi August 14  September 13 October 12 November 11 December 11  It must be noted here that Shiva Chaturdashi vrat is observed when there is chaturthi tithi during midnight. 

Miracles Of Guruvayur Sri Krishna – Manjulaal

There are so may miracles associated with the Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple in Kerala. One among them is the story of Manjulaal or the peepal tree in the temple premises. A poor, young girl Manjula would regularly string a garland for Guruvayurappan. One day she accompanied her mother somewhere far and was late to reach the temple. She rushed there only to find it closed. Seeing her in tears Poonthanam Namboothiri, the author of famous Jnanappana, gently advised her to offer the garland at the peepal tree at the far end of the eastern entrance of the temple. Manjula did so fervently praying that Sri Krishna should accept her garland. The next morning the priest found that he was unable to remove one of the previous day’s garlands from the murti of Bhagavan Sri Krishna in the sanctum sanctorum of Guruvayoor temple no matter how hard he tried. He finally came out of the sanctum to seek advice. Poonthanam told him that it was Manjula’s garland and that it would come off if he tried

Telugu Calendar 2023 in pdf by Eenadu – Download Telugu Calendar 2023 Online for free

Telugu Calendar 2023 in pdf is provided by Eenadu Newspaper. The calendar is in Telugu and contains 2023 festivals, holidays, tithi, nakshatram, vajram, rahu kalam and other important details associated with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The calendar is in pdf format and you can download it for free. You will need pdf reader installed to read the calendar. Link  -  Telugu Calendar 2023 Eenadu Telugu calendar is lunar calendar. Neighboring states Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka have pure Lunar calendar. Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Kerala follows Lunisolar calendar. The Telugu calendar has a 60-year cycle. Each of the years in the Telugu Calendar bears a special name. It is believed by the Telugu people that the name of the year would provide a clue as to trajectory of the destiny of the Telugu people would take in the course of the year. A month in the lunar calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana starts the day after Amavasya or no moon

Sravana Vratham Dates for 2023 – Sravana Vratham 2023

Sravana Vratham is observed by certain Vaishnava communities in South India. The Vratham is dedicated to Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu. The fasting on the day is similar to Ekadasi. Here are the Sravana Vratham 2023 dates: Sravana Vratham Dates for 2023 January 22 February 19 February 28 March 18 April 14/April 15 (depending on your region) May 12 June 8 July 5 August 2 August 29 September 26 October 23 November 19 December 16

Ravana Samhita – Medical Treatise For Treatment Of Female Disorders

Ravana Samhita is a medical treatise for treatment of female disorders. From the name itself it appears that the author of this work is Ravana, the king of Lanka. Several other works are also ascribed to Ravana, namely, Nadi Tantra, Bala Tantra, Arka Prakasha, etc. In the opinion of some scholars, the name of Ravana was used to ensure acceptance. Though Ravana mentioned as the author, Ravana Samhita is not a very old work; it belongs to medieval times. This work is related to Ayurveda, specifically bhoota vidya or daivavyapasraya cikitsa, i.e., treatment pertaining to the illness caused by inauspicious beings. Many other subjects, like the treatment of threatened abortion, intrauterine growth and retardation, along with insect repellent herbal preparations (which can be used at home as well as in fields), are discussed in it. Ravana Samhita is in the form of teaching of Shiva to Ravana. Hence, it starts with the verse by Shiva stating the importance of this work as follows – by learn

Panchami Tithi in 2023

Panchami is the fifth day during a fortnight in Hindu calendar. Here are the Panchami dates in 2023. Special pujas are held in some shrines on the day. The day is dedicated to Mother Goddess in Goa and western parts of India. She is also worshipped on the day in many other regions. Panchami Tithi in 2023 January 12 January 26 February 11 February 24 March 12 March 26 April 11 April 25 May 10 May 24 June 8 June 23 July 7 July 23 August 6 August 21 (Nag Panchami) September 4 September 20 October 3 October 19 November 2 November 18 December 2 December 17

Dreaming Of Broken Rosary Beads – Meaning

Dreaming of broken rosary beads is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means misfortune and unexpected problems in life. It also means you will come under the influence of superstition and sects that spread false teachings or hope. Dreams of broken beads and you are not seen in the dream means trouble in your home or workplace when you are away. Dream of broken rosary beads and you are seen trying to fix it means you will be unhappy with family members. It also means you might question relevance of spirituality and religion. Dreams of broken rosary beads and you see family members means your family members might come under the influence of a new religious sect. It also means trouble to a family member due substance abuse. Dreaming of broken rosary beads and you see pictures of gods or religious place means you will undertake pilgrimage to solve an important problem in life. It also means undertaking fasts or other religious observances.

Bhagavad Gita Chapter IX Verse 28

Thus you will be freed from the bondage of actions that bear good and evil results, and with the heart steadfastly engaged in this yoga of renunciation, liberated, you will come to Me. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9 verse 28). This practice of offering everything to Bhagavan is called sannyasa yoga, the yoga of renunciation. It purifies the heart and frees us from the bondage that follows all actions good and bad, because there is no desire to reap any fruit from the action, the whole life being offered to God. Otherwise every act good or bad causes bondage. Every deed, word or thought is like a seed planted in our life and the fruit will come in time, sweet or bitter. A golden chain binds as much as an iron chain. Good deeds bind as well as evil deeds, unless these good deeds are performed to please God or in obedience to His command. Then we can perform the deeds, but we are not attached to the outcome of the act. Such deeds cannot bind us to earth. The fruit has been renounced by offe

Dreaming Of Broken Ring – Meaning

Dreaming of broken ring is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means sudden problems in relationships or career. It also means theft, damage or loss of valuables. It is also means a problem is very near to you and you have not yet realized it. Dreams of broken ring also mean you will face existential crisis, depression or a feeling of worthlessness. Dream of broken ring and you are witness to breaking of it means you will hear bad news especially related to death or accident. It also means something valuable in a faraway place will be damaged. Dreaming of broken ring and you are unable to do anything means an action of yours cannot be reversed and it will result in unimaginable problems. So be careful about all your actions and words. It also means bad luck. Dreams of broken ring and blood mean disease or bad health. It also means self inflicted pain. Dream of you walking on broken ring means you will have to undergo pain or insult. It also means thoug

Krithigai Viratham Dates 2023 - Monthly Karthigai Viratham

Monthly Karthigai Viratham is observed when Karthigai Nakshatra (birth star) fall in a month. It is dedicated to Muruga. Below is the Krithigai Vratham dates in 2023 dates. The puja is performed by lighting a ghee lamp made out of flour and jaggery. Incense sticks, aarti, fruit, turmeric, milk and bhasma are offered to Lord Muruga. Prayers like Subrahmanya Kavacham and Kanda Sashti Kavacham are chanted. The fast is performed from sunrise to sunset. Krithigai Vratham 2023 Dates January 3 January 30 February 27 March 26 April 22 May 20 June 16 July 13 August 10 September 6 October 3 October 30 November 27 December 24

Dreaming Of Breaking Plates – Meaning

Dreaming of breaking plates is warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will be facing trouble with friends or family. It also means fight with people or anger and frustration. The dream is asking you to be prepared to face disappointments and failure. Dreams of breaking plates also mean you will face rejection or you will be ditched by someone. Dream of breaking plates and you are not seen in the dream means you will have to see anger of someone else. It also means witnessing something untoward. Dreaming of breaking plates and you wake up terrified or sad means you will face failure. There will be unexpected events in life resulting in involvement of law or other people. Dreams of breaking plates and you see other people means scandal or embarrassing situations in life. It also means someone else creating problems in your life. Dream of breaking plates and it is at an unknown place means carelessness causing damage to things. It also means payi

Dreaming Of Pulling Broken Glass – Meaning

Dreaming of pulling broken glass is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will make something that is bad even worse by interfering with it. It also means getting involved in something you have no knowledge about. Dreams of pulling broken glass also suggest helplessness. It is also a sign that show-off resulting in embarrassing situations. Dreaming of pulling broken glass and you are all worried and it is taking place in a known place means accident. It also means someone throwing something on glass and causing physical damage to someone. It also means witnessing something gruesome. Dream of pulling broken glass and it is an unknown place means trouble far away from home. It also means carelessness and lack knowledge about a place resulting in damage to property. Dreams of pulling broken glass and you are happy in the dream means solution to a pestering problem. It also means getting rid of something that has been troubling you.

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 30 December 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during waxing or light phase of moon   in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during waxing or light phase of moon till 1:03 AM on December 30. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 11:42 PM on December 30. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami tithi or the ninth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 10:44 PM on December 31. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on December 30, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi nakshatra till 4:49 PM on December 30. Then onward it is Revati nakshatra till 4:21 PM on December 31. (Time applicable in north, south and e