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Jambudvipa in Hindu Religion

Jambudvipa is the name of one of the seven islands on earth mentioned in Hindu scriptures. It is named after Jambun or rose apple tree. Jambudvipa is interpreted either roughly as the northern hemisphere or the region in Asia with India and adjacent regions and islands. Some scholars are of the view that Jambudvipa is a heavenly place and not on earth. As per Bhagavad Purana, Jambudvipa is divided into nine regions. Of these only Bharata Varsha is inhabited by human beings. The rest of the eight regions are occupied by celestial beings or by saints and pious persons. One of the eight regions is known as Illavrat Varsha and it is occupied by Siddhas, Charanas, Gandharvas. The celestial beings that live here have the power to become smaller than the smallest and bigger than the biggest. The gardens and lakes in the region are the play ground of the celestial beings and their wives. The region is also frequented by Shiva and Parvati. The people who take birth on Bharatavars

Kumbottu Chamundi Theyyam – Information – Story

Kumbottu Chamundi theyyam is a rare theyyam performed in a couple of temples in Kasaragod region of Kerala. As per information, the theyyam is a fierce manifestation of Devi or Goddess Durga Bhagavathy. The story of Kumbottu Chamundi theyyam is that of her appearing from a homa or yajna kunda (sacrificial fire) and appearing before the head of a prominent tharavad of the region. She protects the family from ill health and demons. She appears to protect livestock which are attacked by supernatural beings. To keep her calm and not to cause destruction she was given an aaroodam or worship place. A theyyam is performed annually keep her content and happy and to seek her blessings. A major highlight of theyyam is the mudiyettu or wearing of the holy headdress. It is believed that the deity fulfills the desires of devotees. She is also propitiated to defeat enemies and to get over evil eye and black magic. It is believed that she blesses devotees with good health by keeping away contagious

Four Types Of Creation In Hindu Religion

There are four types of creation in Hindu religion and this secret was revealed to Daksha by Brahma. The four types of creation takes place in the beginning of the cycle of a creation. Sankalpa Srishti – This is the creation by will and it is the primary mode of creation. This is the greatest and noblest form of creation and is the exclusive prerogative of the Supreme Truth or Brahman. Creation begins with the will of the Supreme Being. Sandarsna Srishti – In this form creation takes place by a mere look. The male form can impregnate the female form with a mere look in this kind of creation. Sparsha Srishti – In this form the female conceives at the mere touch of the male. Samparka Srishti – The offspring is produced by the conjugal or genital union of male and female bodies. Just as havis, the ritual offering, is placed in the pit of the sacrificial fire, the male inserts his seed into the female’s womb, where it fertilizes her egg, develops and takes birth as progeny.

Kottakeezhil Bhagavathi Theyyam – Information – Story

Kottakeezhil Bhagavathi theyyam is a rare powerful Mother Goddess theyyam worshipped in a few kavu, tharavadu and temples during the annual theyyam, thira, kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of North Kerala. As per information, this is a ferocious form of Goddess Bhagavathy. As per Kottakeezhil Bhagavathi story, she appeared to defeat demons but her uncontrollable fury caused disturbance in the region. She was given a proper place of worship and a theyyam is performed annually to keep her calm and benign. This form of Mother Goddess is worshipped for avoid incurable diseases especially contagious diseases like poxes. She is also worshipped for protection and to keep away wild animals from attacking farm animals. She is also propitiated for desire fulfillment. Kottakeezhil Bhagavathi theyyam is performed on March 1 annually at the Payyannur Kavvayi Kottakeezhil Bhagavathy temple in Kannur district, Kerala.

Sri Ranganatha Ramayanamu – Ramayana In Telugu

Sri Ranganatha Ramayanamu is a Telugu version of the Ramayana that has been set to music. Ramayana literature in Telugu is ancient and continuous, besides being rich and varied. Ranganatha Ramayanamu is composed in the Telugu using a two-line meter called dvipada. It contains six kandas and 34,580 lines. Ranganatha Ramayanamu is the first and complete Ramayana in Telugu to be set to music. Some portions from it are being used by the performers of puppetry (tolu bommalata), because it is a popular work among the masses. It is composed in a simple yet dignified style, and an average reader can read it with ease and enjoy it. Though the author has followed Valmiki’s Ramayana, Ranganatha Ramayanamu is generally considered a repository of non-Valmiki details and episodes found in other Ramayana versions. Thus Ranganatha Ramayanamu incorporates the stories familiar to the general mass of people. Ranganatha Ramayanamu was written in the 13 th century CE by a royal poet named Gona Buddha

Koyi Mammad Theyyam – Information – Story

Koyi Mammad Theyyam is a rare Muslim theyyam seen during the annual thira theyyam kaliyattam festival in Kasaragod region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is that of Muslim man who performed an extraordinary feat. As per Koyi Mammad theyyam story, he performed a selfless sacrifice and the people of the region gave him a theyyam in his honor. Koyi Mammad theyyam is performed at Mouveni Kovilakam in Kanhangad in Kasaragod district. The neighboring Muslim families are hereditarily entitled to a share of the offerings that Koyimammad Theyyam at Mouveni Kovilakam in Kanhangad receives from the devotees.

Sita Ashtami 2025 Date

Sita Ashtami is believed to be the day when Sita Devi appeared on earth as per traditional calendar and Panchangs followed in  North India . Sita Ashtami 2025 date is February 21. Sita Ashtami is observed on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of Phalguna month (February – March). Mata Sita is an embodiment of purity and wifely devotion and the consort of Sri Ram in Ramayan. Mata Sita was adopted by King Janaka; after he found her while ploughing his field. Sita is believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi and is worshipped in temples dedicated to Lord Ram. Mata Sita’s abduction by Ravana and her subsequent rescue by Lord Ram, Lakshman, Hanuman and Vanar Sena is the central theme of the Ramayana. So powerful was Sita’s chastity that even though she was carried away by Ravana and kept imprisoned, Ravana could never reach near her as she kept meditating on Lord Ram; and the energy she created out of meditation was powerful enough t

Anisvaravada In Jainism – Does Not Believe In Existence Of God

Anisvaravada in Jainism is a system of thought does not have God as an ontological category. Although Jaina thinkers criticized the materialism of Charvakas and established the domain of the atma (conscious self), they agreed with them that there was no God, the creator. Like the Charvakas, they also argue that God is not perceptible and can only be inferred. Nyaya philosophers produce the logic that to materialize every effect (karya) an efficient cause (nimitta karana), a creator, coupled with a material cause (upadana karana), is necessary. The world or universe is built of atoms (paramanus) and is therefore an effect (karya) and needs a creator to give it a form in accordance with the adrishta of the souls. This task has been performed by God. The Jainas say that there is no proof of the world being an effect of an efficient cause because it takes shape automatically due to the properties of the constituent substances and no one has ever seen it being built by anyone. There is no

Dreaming Of Buying Eraser – Meaning

Dreaming of buying eraser is both a warning sign and relief as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means soon you will do something that you might regret and wished it had not happened. Dreams of buying eraser also mean you will get opportunity to correct a mistake and you should make use of the chance. There will be opportunity for sin redemption or hide something bad you had done. Dream of buying colorful eraser is a positive sign and opportunity for progress. It also means an incident haunting you will no longer trouble you. Dreaming of buying eraser and you see yourself in the dream means you will have to explain about certain actions of yours and you might want as if no such thing had happened. You should be careful about all your actions and words. Dreams of buying eraser and you see other people in the dream means a certain action of yours might invite unwanted publicity and intervention by other people. Dreaming of buying eraser and you are seen buying other

Dreaming Of Buying Expensive Things – Meaning

Dreaming of buying expensive things can be both good and bad as per dream interpretation and meaning. If you are happy then the dream is associated with treasure, unexpected wealth or change of fortune. If you are unhappy or crying then the dream suggests bad luck and loss of wealth – what you get will be lost soon through lavish spending. Dreams of buying expensive things also mean buying unwanted things which are costly and regretting later or not knowing how to settle the credit bills. Dreaming of buying expensive things in a known place or own house is a sign of desire fulfillment. It also means you will get back money or wealth that was lost. It also means decision regarding ancestral wealth. Dream of buying expensive things in an unknown place means you will find wealth not belonging to you. It also means luck in lottery and games. Dreaming of buying expensive things with unknown people witnessing it means you will win huge amount of money in betting or through gambling. It

Work In World With The Mind Fixed On God – Story By Sri Ramakrishna

When someone remarked that it was extremely difficult to proceed towards God while leading the life of a householder, Sri Ramakrishna taught with a beautiful example how with practice one can work in the world with a major part of the mind fixed on God: What about the yoga of practice? At Kamarpukur I have seen the women of the carpenter families selling flattened rice. Let me tell you how alert they are while doing their business. The pestle of the husking-machine that flattens the paddy constantly falls into the hole of the mortar. The woman turns the paddy in the hole with one hand and with the other holds her baby on her lap as she nurses it. In the meantime customers arrive. The machine goes on pounding the paddy, and she carries on her bargains with the customers. She says to them, ‘Pay the few pennies you owe me before you take anything more.’ You see, she has all these things to do at the same time – nurse the baby, turn the paddy as the pestle pounds it, take the flattened

Dreaming Of Buying Expensive Perfume – Meaning

Dreaming of buying expensive perfume is a good omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will achieve success. It also means desire fulfillment and happiness especially related to opposite sex. The dream also suggests journey and meeting someone special. Dreams of buying expensive perfume are also associated with marriages and attending important functions. Dream of buying expensive perfume and you are seen applying it means you will soon have a positive relationship with opposite sex. It is also associated with physical relationship. Dreams of buying expensive perfume and you are not seen in the dream means missed opportunity. It also means you will be late for something important. The dream is a warning sign that prejudice and anger might block you from wish fulfillment. Dreaming of buying expensive perfume and you are seen closing your nose or turning your face away mans you will be forced to be in an unpleasant place. It also means you not agreeing wit

Dreaming Of Buying Expensive Clothes – Meaning

Dreaming of buying expensive clothes is a positive sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream is associated with new friends and better future. The dream is asking you to mingle with people and develop new connections and positivity. Dreams of buying expensive clothes also mean upcoming functions or marriage. It is also associated with money or wealth gain. Dream of buying expensive clothes also suggests happy occasions in life, new relationship, functions, travel and meeting of someone special. It is also a sign of success. Dreaming of buying expensive clothes and you see huge bag etc is associated with some kind of journey and positive challenges in life. It means change of place or the way you make money. Dream of buying expensive clothes and you are walking alone is a reminder to you to get your wishes fulfilled and it is the right time. Dreaming of buying expensive clothes and walking in expensive clothes in a shop or some other place is a sign that you need t

Dreaming Of Buying Eggplant – Meaning

Dreaming of buying eggplant is a positive sign as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream means you will soon be joining something new and exciting. It also means fulfillment of desires especially associated with body and beauty. It also means you will decide to change your food habits. Dreams of buying eggplant and you are seen hiding it or embarrassed means you will do kinky stuffs or experiment with sexual fantasies. Dream of buying eggplant and if the color is purple means you will get promotion or new job or recognition. It also means unhappy with food or fights over a dish at home. Dream of buying black eggplant means you will turn religious and seek solace in spirituality. It is again associated with boring food or due to a health issue you will be asked to not to eat food of your choice. Dreaming of buying green color eggplant means you will soon move to a new place and you will make progress here. It also means marriage or new relationship. The dream also means a

6 February 2023 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 6 February 2023 – It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waning or dark phase of moon on the entire day on February 6 and till 1:02 AM on February 7. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya tithi or the second day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 2:48 AM on February 8. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on February 6, 2023 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ashlesha or Ayilyam nakshatra till 2:18 PM on February 6. Then onward it is Magha or Makam nakshatra till 4:39 PM on February 7. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Kar