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Chembilottu Bhagavathy Theyyam – Story – Information

Chembilottu Bhagavathy Theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual Kaliyattam – theyyam thira festival in Kasaragod and Kannur region of Kerala. As per information Chembilot Bhagavathy is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti (Goddess Kali). The story of Chembilottu Bhagavathy is that of her appearing to defeat demons. She drove away evil doers and protected the wealth, livestock and life of her devotees. Chembilottu Bhagavathy theyyam appears in a ferocious form and she holds a sword and a shield. Chembilottu Daivam theyyam is performed at the Chandera Chembilot Bhagavathy temple in Kasaragod district and at Taliparamba Naduvil Ayyappa – Vanadurga Temple.

Tamil Calendar 2023 Online – Download Tamil Calendar 2023

Tamil Calendar 2023 followed in Tamil Nadu is provided by the Dinamalar Newspaper. The 2023 Tamil calendar contains important festivals in Tamil Nadu and uses Tamil language to mention Nakshatram, Tithi fasting datesand festival details. This Tamil calendar of 2023 is not in pdf format. But you can save the webpage and use it. You can visit the newspaper website and download it here -  Tamil Calendar 2023 online Tamil calendar is lunisolar calendar. Neighboring states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have pure Lunar calendar. Like Tamil Nadu, Kerala also follows Lunisolar calendar. The Tamil calendar has a 60-year cycle. Each of the years in the Tamil Calendar bears a special name. It is believed by Tamilians that the name of the year would provide a clue as to trajectory of the destiny of the Tamil would take in the course of the year. Like the Gregorian calendar, the Tamil calendar also consists of 12 months, although the number of days in a month could vary f

Ilavilly Theyyam – Information – Story

Ilavilly is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam, thira and kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, the kolam is  dedicated to a man who performed great deed in ancient times. Ilavilly theyyam story is that of a brave man sacrificing their lives for the welfare of the people and the region. He is believed to have died fighting enemies. He is worshipped in sacred places for their selfless service and later as a thanksgiving and respect he is given a theyyam. The theyyam is worshiped to get blessing from ancestors to defeat enemies and to achieve success in life. Ilavilly theyyam is performed at the Azhikode Sree Palottu Kavu temple in Kannur district of Kerala.

Alakkunnu Chamundi Theyyam – About – Story

Alakkunnu Chamundi theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam – thira – kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. The theyyam is performed in tharavadu (houses). As per information, the theyyam is associated with Goddess Shakti (Durga and Bhagavathy). As per Alakkunnu Chamundi theyyam story, she is believed to have taken the ferocious form to protect the wealth and life of a staunch devotee of hers. Her theyyam are performed in those places wherever she appeared. Alakkunnu Chamundi theyyam blesses devotees with peace and prosperity. She is also believed to cure contagious diseases. She appears in a ferocious form to protect the wealth and life of her devotees. She is also propitiated to defeat enemies. Taliparamba Naduvil Ayyappa-Vanadurga temple (Vanadevatha Sthanam or Naduvil Vanadurga temple) and Pothukundu Veerabhadra temple are two important temples in which Alakkunnu Chamundi theyyam is performed.

Samba Dashami 2024 date in Odisha – Puja Dedicated to Surya

Samba Dashami is a unique ritual observed in the Paush month in Odisha as per traditional Odia calendar. Samba Dashami 2024 date is January 20. On the day mothers observe special puja and rituals dedicated to Lord Surya for the good health and long life of their children. The story of Samba Dasami is associated with Samba, the son of Lord Krishna. Legend has it that Samba was once afflicted with leprosy (as per some legend psoriasis) and he was cured after praying to Lord Surya. Samba performed penance for 12 years before he was cured. As per some people, Samba performed this penance at the famous Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha. Another legend has it that after he got cured, Samba built Sun Temples in Konark, Modhera and Kashmir. What is interesting to note from this festival is that thousands of years ago Hindus knew about the curative power of Sun. Modern science have found that sunlight plays a crucial role in curing skin diseases. Samba Dashami is observed on the 10

Banashankari Navratri

Banashankari Navratri is nine-day festival, puja and rituals dedicated to Goddess Banashankari in the Kannada month of Paush in Karnataka. Banashankari Navratri 2023 - 2024 dates – Navaratri begins on January 18 and ends on January 25, 2024. Goddess Banashankari is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati and is also known as Vanashankari or Shakambari or Banadevi. Banadashtami, or Banada Ashtami, which falls during Banashankari Navratri is the most auspicious day during the nine-day period.  Fairs and festivals are held during this period in Banashankari temples. A major fair is held at Badami Banashankari Devi Temple during this period and it begins on Banadashtami day. Legend has it that Goddess Banashankari Devi killed a demon called Durgamasur at the present day Badami in Bagalkot in Karnataka. This story is found in Skanda Purana. Banashankari is also equated with Ma Shakambari Devi who is believed to have produced vegetables and nourished the human beings

Mukkoti Ekadashi - Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Temple Mukkoti Ekadashi in 2023

Mukkoti Ekadasi, dedicated to Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu, is popularly known as Vaikunta Ekadashi in South India . In 2023, the date of Mukkoti Ekadasi is December 23. Mukkoti Ekadashi is celebrated during Dhanur Masam on the day of either Pushya or Margasira Suddha Ekadasi (December – January) as per Telugu Calendar and is a major event in Bhadrachalam Temple in Telangana. The famous Teppotsavam ritual takes place at Bhadrachalam during the period. The main event on Mukkoti Ekadasi is the Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam – the ‘Vaikunta Dwaram’ or ‘the gate to the heaven’ is opened on this day in Vishnu Temples in South India . This is the passage encircling the innermost sanctum of the Vishnu Temple . Thousands of devotees queue up to pass through the Gate of Vaikunta on this day. Vishnu devotees also fast on the day and keep vigil all night. They avoid all sort of food made of rice. This Ekadasi is of great importance at the Tirupati Balaji Temple and   Sriranga

If You Want True Happiness Then Care Not For Results

First our actions are the outcome of gross selfishness. We want riches, name and power over others. But when we grow older and wiser we begin to realize that after all very little is gained. Our wealth, power and fame, some way or other, are not what we expected. These do not make us as happy as we had hoped they would. We are rich but are still miserable; fame has come to us, but it weighs on us rather like a burden. No, the secret of happiness must lie in a different direction. Then we discover that selfishness cannot make us happy. And perhaps we have noticed that we have been happy only in the few instances where we have brought joy to others. Then a light gleams in the horizon. Can it be true that by making others happy we become happy in return? And then, service as an ideal is introduced into our lives. And as we live our ideal, as service to others becomes a practical part of our life, happier and happier we become. But still, we shall meet with many disappointments, for the se

Dreaming Of Buying A Bike – Meaning

Dreaming of buying a bike is a good and positive omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will get opportunity to have a thrilling experience; there will be success in financial matters and financial help from family members. It also means desire fulfillment related to vehicles or other moving things. Dreams of buying a bike also means you will achieve something and will be proud and will soon desire for something else. Dream of buying a bike and you see your family members means there will be positive results in most matters. It also means new job or desire fulfillment regarding career. Dreaming of buying a bike and there is lot of color suggests luck in lottery or games. It also means discovery of treasure or unexpected financial fortune. Dreaming of buying a bike and you are sad or crying in the dream suggests lack of confidence or lost opportunity. Please note that such dreams of buying something are due to intense activity on the subject during day

Dreaming Of Broken Ribs – Meaning

Dreaming of broken ribs is a bad omen and negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means accident in near future. It also means you might be attacked or serious health issues as a result of fall or after being hit by objects. Dreams of broken ribs are a warning sign and you need to avoid dangerous places and getting into fights or getting angry in near future. Dream of broken ribs and it is projecting out or dangling or moving means you will be badly hurt and you will not get help at the right time. It means your life will be in danger due to accident or because of another individual. Avoid hard driving and getting angry on roads and in high rise buildings. Dream of broken ribs and you are walking on it means you will witness murder or accident or attack on another person. Dream of broken ribs and if animal or another human is licking it means a family member might face accident or attack. It will be life threatening. Dreaming of broken ribs and you are

1 January 2023 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

 Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Sunday, 1 January 2023 – It is Shukla Paksha Dashami tithi or the tenth day during 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 waxing or light phase of moon till 10:14 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during waxing or light phase of moon till 10:15 PM on January 2. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on January 1, 2023 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 4:20 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Bharani nakshatra till 4:48 PM on January 2. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till