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Narmada Jayanti 2024 Date - Importance

Narmada Jayanti is annually observed in Magh month. The day celebrates the birthday or the appearance of Narmada River (Maa Narmada) on Earth. Narmada Jayanti 2024 date is February 16. The day is of great significance in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Narmada River starts its journey from Amarkantak and ends in the Arabian Sea . As per Hindu religion, one gets redemption of sins by just seeing Narmada River . Legend has it that River Narmada was created by Shiva to wash away the sins occurred by celestial beings (Devas) while annihilating demons. This divine incident happened on Magh Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month. The most important festival takes place at Amarkantak and Hoshangabad. People float traditional diyas or lamps on the day on the water of Narmada . Narmada Parikrama is observed on the day.

Bhishma Ashtami 2024 date – Importance of Bhishma Ashtami Snan - Tarpan - Vrat

Bhishma Ashtami, or Bhismashtami, is observed on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Magh Month (January – February) as per traditional Hindu calendar. Bhishma Ashtami 2024 date is February 16 .  The day is dedicated to Bhisma of Mahabharata, popularly known as Bhishma Pitamah or Gangaputra Bhishma. It is believed that his soul departed on this day. Bhishma Pitamaha had got a boon from his father, Shantanu, that he will only die when he wishes. After the 18-day war in Mahabharat, it is believed that Bhishma chose the ashtami day on the Shukla Paksha of Magh month to leave his body and merge with the Supreme Soul. This happened during the auspicious Uttarayan period, the daytime of Devas. Bhishma Ashtami Snan The Snan or bathing on holy rivers on the day is considered highly meritorious. People also perform Bhishma Ashtami Tarpan (rituals dedicated to dead) on the day on river banks. It is dedicated to Bhishma and forefathers. The belief is

Kathivanoor Veeran Theyyam – Story – Information

Kathivanoor Veeran theyyam is a popular theyyam of a warrior worshipped during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival at several kavu, tharavadu, temples and devasthanam in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam defeated the Kodavas but they killed him through cheating and he became a daiva karu. The story of Kathivanoor Veeran theyyam begins with a child born to Kumarappan and Chakkiamma after long years of prayers. They lived at Mangattu. The child was named Mandappan. Mandappan grew up to be a strong man but he did not do any job. He wasted his time hunting with his friends. Fed up with his laziness, his father scolded him regularly. Fed up with his father’s scolding, he left home and decided to join his friends. But his friends were not ready to accept him as he did not do any work. They abandoned him. Mandappan then decided to go to his uncle's house at Kathivanoor in Kodagu. His uncle and aunt welcomed him to their home and put him in a kalari to le

Magha Saptami 2024 at Konark Sun Temple in Odisha – Saptami Holy Bath

Magha Saptami is dedicated Surya, the sun god in Hinduism and is a highly auspicious date at the famous Konark Sun Temple in Odisha. Magha Saptami at Konark Sun Temple in 2024 date is February 16. Annually more than 500,000 people take holy dip in the confluence of Chandrabhaga River and the Bay of Bengal . Hindu Devotees, including elderly men and women, take holy bath and offer prayers on Magha Saptami as it is believed that it would cleanse them of diseases and wash away their sins. Legend has it that Sri Krishna’s son Samba was cured of leprosy after a holy dip at the Chandrabhaga River . This river once flowed towards the Bay of Bengal through the present day area of the Sun Temple of Konark in Puri District in Orissa. Today, the river no longer exists. What is left is a large pond. The place where Samba is said to have meditated and worshiped Surya for 12 years after bathing has become a sacred spot and devotees believe it has curative properties. The

Amavasya 2023 Date And Time – Amavasya Calendar With Tithi Time In 2023

Amavasya is known as the no moon day in traditional Hindu calendar. In 2023, there are 13 Amavasya. Mahalaya Amavasya in 2023 is on October 14. Below are the Amavasya 2023 dates with tithi time in Hindu Calendar based on Indian Standard Time. Time for Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Andaman and Nicobar is given separately. Time for Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, northern parts of Karnataka (having a border with Maharashtra) and South Rajasthan having a border with Gujarat is given separately. It is the darkest day in the Hindu month and also the last day in a month in the traditional Hindu calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra. There are many Hindus who under

Ajativada In Hinduism – Theory Of Non-origination

A fundamental Advaita doctrine, Ajativada was first expounded in Gaudapada’s Mandukya Karika. It has two sub-doctrines. The first doctrine says that atman (the self) is aja (unborn) ad according to the second, creation is an illusion in the sense of being a construct. Gaudapada contends that duality is a mere appearance, and non-duality is the absolute truth. Ajativada does not accept the concept of causality and hence proves that creation is an impossibility. Gaudapada puts forward the following arguments: Nothing is born out of itself or out of another or out of both together (Mandukya Karika 4.22. a. b). A pot cannot come of itself, nor can it be produced out of a piece of cloth. Though a pot appears to be produced from clay or a son born to a father it is not so in reality. Nothing, in fact, is produced whether it is existent or non-existent or both together (Mandukya Karika 4.22. c. d). If a thing is existent, it cannot be produced, for it is already there. Nor, the third, i

Kattumoorthi Theyyam – Information – Story

Kattumoorthi Theyyam is a theyyam associated with gods of the forest. It is a very rare theyyam and is seen during the annual theyyam thira and kaliyattam festival in Kannur and Kasaragod districts of North Kerala. As per information, this is a ferocious forest deity and is part of nature worship. Kattumoorthi theyyam story is that of the deity causing problems to people and people giving the deity a place of worship to appease it. A theyyam is performed annually to keep the deity calm and happy. The theyyam is worshipped for the protection of farm animals and agriculture. He is also invoked by those venturing into forest as part of their livelihood. Kattumoorthi Theyyam wears a ferocious looking mask and holds green branches. The body is painted yellow using turmeric and other natural colors.

Kattuchirakkal Bhagavathy Theyyam – Information – Story

Kattuchirakkal Bhagavathy theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the annual theyyam kaliyattam and thira festival at Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is the manifestation of Adi Parashakthi (Mother Goddess). As per story, Kattuchirakkal Bhagavathy appears to protect her ardent devotees and she is given a worship place or aaroodam. A theyyam of the deity is performed annually to get her blessings and to keep her calm and quiet. This theyyam is performed at night and is noted for its unique mudi (divine head dress). This is a ferocious theyyam and uses burning torches.  Kattuchirakkal Bhagavathy theyyam is worshipped for achieving success and to conquer various fears. She blesses her children with peace, prosperity and fertility. She is also worshipped for good health and to keep away contagious diseases. The theyyam is performed at Ezhome Chenicheri Kattuchirakkal Bhagavathy temple annually on January 3 and at early morning hours of March 11 at Pazhayang

Dreaming Of Beating Up My Boyfriend – Meaning

Dreaming of beating up my boyfriend is a common dream and it usually is a sign of insecurity and doubt as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream is asking you to clear your doubts and get things in line before proceeding with the relationship. Dreams of beating up my boyfriend and you see another girl or person in the dream means you will catch your boyfriend with someone else. Dreaming of beating up my boyfriend and you are angry and unhappy or crying in the dream then it is a clear sign that there is something wrong in your relationship. You should sort it out with the help of a mature friend or person. Dreaming of beating up my boyfriend and you are not seen in the dream means you should give a proper thought about your relationship. You should avoid acting in anger or haste. It also means you doubting your boyfriend purely based on the comments of other people. Dreaming of beating up my boyfriend and you are happy in the dream, then it means you want the relationship

Dreaming Of Beating Your Child – Meaning

Dreaming of beating your child is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you need to keep your calm and cool as there will some intense situations which might result in you beating your child. It also means children causing serious trouble to the family. Dreaming of beating your child and you are seen repenting it means you might misunderstand a situation. It also means you taking out your anger on your children. Dream of beating your child and you see the child not crying means your inability to fight a stronger opponent. It means you will be bullied by someone higher than you in status or strength and you will try to take it out on a weak person. Dreaming of beating your child and you do not see anyone else means trouble in family. It also means spouse deserting you. Dreams of beating your child and your child is laughing means your threats and methods of discipline will have no effect.

How Different Our Lives Would Be If We Knew God?

How different our lives would be if we knew God. For when we know Him we will know ourselves and all beings. Then we will know that we are all Spirit—blissful, divine beings, all united in Spirit. We will see that our personalities are simply so many shapes and forms through which the one Spirit manifests. Then the brotherhood of men will be truly established in our hearts. We will not care so much for this body of ours that now claims our entire attention. Hatred, envy and jealousy will vanish forever. We will take our place in the play of life as long as the body lasts and then will lie down contentedly when the last hour comes, for we will enter peace. Our life will be sinless and our mind peaceful, free from anxiety and egotism and self-seeking. The entire universe and everything in it will be surrounded by a halo of bliss. When we know God we realize that everything comes from Him, that everything lives in Him and that everything will return to Him in the end. When we know God

Dreaming Of Beating A Cat – Meaning

Dreaming of beating a cat is a negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you taking out the anger on someone on an animal or thing or a stranger. It means anger and frustration. It also means you getting scolded or accused of something. Dreams of beating a cat also means something you had thought would be good for you will soon turn into a nuisance. Dream of beating a cat and the cat is still lying in the same place means in spite of all your efforts you will not able to solve a nagging problem. It also means getting into trouble through an action which you thought was normal. Dreaming of beating a cat and the cat fighting back means you will be attacked by animals. It also means you undermining the strength of the opponent and this causing embarrassment and damage both physical and mental. Dreams of beating a cat and you see lot of cats means you causing problems to your community by attacking someone who has the backing of gang or community.

Dreaming Of Kicking Someone In The Face – Meaning

Dreaming of kicking someone in the face is a bad omen and negative sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is a warning about upcoming conflict or physical attack. It also means someone will verbally abuse you and you will lose control and do something unimaginable. Dreams of kicking someone in the face and you know the person means you will be forced to take severe action against someone after your cheated. Dream of kicking someone in the face and you are not seen in the dream means some kind of altercation will happen to someone dear to you and you will not be able to stop it. It also means a friend or family member getting attacked. Dreaming of kicking someone in the face and you are happy in the dream means defeat of enemies. It also means you will get opportunity take revenge. Dreaming of kicking someone in the face and you are seen crying or sand means regret. It also means you will do something in anger or haste and then repent on it. Dreams of kicking so

Dreaming Of Pots – Meaning

Dreaming of pots is a good sign as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dreams means there will be desire fulfillment, growth and peace. It also means fertility and childbirth. Dreams of colorful pots mean finding solutions to problems and a clear mind. It also means auspiciousness. Dream of pots and it breaking means problems in relationships, accident or death. Dream of pots overflowing with water means you will be able to solve a big problem that has been troubling you for a while. It also means opportunity and new relationship. Dreaming of pots lying around and dirty or not maintained means you will be exposed or a secret of yours will be revealed. It also means unexpected health problems in family or accidents. Dreams of you buying pots and using them means there will be progress. You can expect good relationship. Luck in romance matters. Dreaming of carrying pots with water means your hard work will be rewarded. Your talent will earn you reputation and fame. Seei

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

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Saturday, 28 January 2023 – It is Shukla Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during the 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 the waxing or light phase of moon till 2:01 PM on January 28. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:35 PM on January 29. Then onward (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on January 28, 2023 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time till 8:42 AM.  Nakshatra  – Revati nakshatra till 12:07 AM on January 28. Then onward it is Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra till 11:59 PM on January 28. Then onward it is Bharani nakshatra on the entire day on Jan 29 and till 12:22 AM on January 30. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In we