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Maarikalachi Theyyam – Story – Information

Maarikalachi theyyam ( മാരികലച്ചി ) is a unique theyyam performed in Kannur region during the Karkidaka Masam (July – August). The theyyam visits homes especially in and around Maadayi Kavu during the peak monsoon season in Kerala – the Karkidaka Masam. As per information, this theyyam arrives to remove all kinds of bad omens and bad luck. As per Maarikalachi theyyam story, the natural calamities that follow heavy monsoon will be alleviated by the appearance of theyyam. The theyyam offers prayers and takes away with him all kinds of contagious diseases. It is believed that Kali and Kala both follow Maarikalachi theyyam who drops them in the sea. The theyyam first appear in Madayikavu on Karkidakam 16 (July 31 or August 1). Mamalakaliyan theyyam is one among the six different types of Maari theyyam performed in Kannur region of Kerala in Karkidaka Masam. Maarikalachi wears face mask and is covered with tender coconut leaves. Traditional melam or drums accompany the Maarikalachi theyya

Shatabhisha Nakshatra – Importance – Information

Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam is the 24 th of the 27 nakshatras in Hindu astrology and that reside in the lunar zodiac belt. The nakshatra is also known as Satabhishaj or Satatara and Sathayam. This star has a longitude of 306 degree 40 minutes to 320 degree, it appears to be elliptical in shape. All four quadrants of this star occupy the sign Aquarius. The presiding deity of Shatabhisha is Varuna (son of Aditi), God of all waters and one of the eight guardians of the universe, looking after the west zone. The ruling planet of the star is Rahu. It is an upward looking (urdhvamukha) star, and is good for planting and agricultural operations. It is also supposed to be good for auspicious functions like christening a baby, thread ceremony and business transactions. The constellation is however not chosen for performing marriages, nor is it regarded as suitable for beginning house construction. According to Anusasana Parva fo the Mahabharata, if one gives a gift of fragrant ma

Story Of Bhrigasuran And Kuttichathan

Story of Bhrigasuran and Kuttichathan is part of Theyyam folk dance and folklore in North Kerala. Kuttichathanmar are the children of Goddess Parvati and Shiva. The divine couple blessed their children with immense magical powers. Two Kuttichathans – Vishnumaya Kuttichathan and Karikutti chathan – were given by Goddess Parvati to a woman named Koolivaka. She looked after the two like her own children. Once a demon named Bhrigasuran was enamored by the beauty of Koolivaka and decided to forcibly marry her. This demon was so powerful as he was blessed with the knowledge of using the most powerful Brahmastra. Bhrigasuran and his army were stopped by Vishnumaya Kuttichathan and Karikutti chathan. The little finger of Vishnumaya Kuttichathan got hurt in the battle and a drop of blood fell on earth. From this one drop appeared 400 Kuttichathanmar. Unable to fight against the Kuttichathanmar, the demon used 10 Brahmastras against them. All the 10 Brahmastras were swallowed by 10 Kutti

Maarana Gulikan Theyyam – Information – Story

Maarana Gulikan theyyam is a rare theyyam performed during the theyyam – kaliyattam – thira festival in Kannur and Kasaragod districts of Kerala. As per information, Maarna Gulikan is one among the eight Gulikan theyyams performed in the tharavadu, kavu and temples in North Kerala. The story of Maarana Gulikan theyyam is associated with Shiva annihilating Yama, the god of death, to protect Saint Markandeshwara, the ardent devotee of Shiva. With Yama disappeared from the universe there was no death. This caused immense problems in nature. When Shiva realized the mistake he gave birth to Kara Gulikan from the left thumb. He pressed the left thumb of his leg down and Kara Gulikan appeared holding Trishul and pasha or rope to tie souls. It is believed that Kara Gulikan keeps a track of all the good and bad deeds of a person. The theyyam has a unique mask made from tender coconut leaves. The theyyam holds a traditional temple bell. The theyyam is offered worship for overcoming fear of d

Mari Theyyam – Story – Information - Performed In Karkidaka Masam In Madayi Kavu

Mari theyyam visits homes during the peak monsoon season in Kerala – the Karkidaka Masam. Maari theyyam visits houses in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam arrives to remove all kinds of bad omens and bad luck. As per Maari theyyam story, the natural calamities that follow heavy monsoon will be alleviated by the appearance of theyyam. The theyyam offers prayers and takes away with him all kinds of contagious diseases. It is believed that Kali and Kala both follow Maari who drops them in the sea. The theyyam first appear in Madayi Kavu on Karkidakam 16 (July 31 or August 1). There are several different types of Mari theyyam. Some wear headgear and a mask. Some wear turmeric paste and the body is covered using tender coconut leaves. The theyyam visit homes in and around Madayi Kavu. തോരാത്ത മഴയും കാറ്റും കോളും , ഇടിയും മിന്നലും ഉരുള്‍പൊട്ടലും പ്രളയവുമെല്ലാം നാടിനും നാട്ടാര്‍ക്കുമ്മേല്‍ അശാന്തിയുടെ വിത്തുകള്‍ വാരിവിതരുകയാണ് . അതിലുപരി വിട്ടുമാറാത്ത പനിയ

Dreaming Of Headphones – Meaning – Dream Of Buying Headphones

Dreaming of headphones is both good and bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means desire fulfillment especially related to buying electronic gadgets or mobiles or something related to music or hearing. Dream of buying headphones means financial gains or success in money matters. Dreams of headphones and you are seen absentminded means you will face accidents in near future and it is a warning sign to be alert and avoid doing things on road. Dream of headphones and you are seen angry or disillusioned means you might buy something that is defective. It also means you might be cheated. Dreaming of headphones and you are seen with family members or friends means joyful time. It also means vacation or taking break from your routine. Dreams of buying headphones and you see large crow means attending music festival or fair. Dreaming of headphones and you wake up scared or screaming means accidents or shocks. It also means you will face difficulties due to an el

Dreaming Of Buying Second Hand Shoes – Meaning

Dreaming of buying second hand shoes is both good and bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will follow good teachings and will decide to save money and reuse things. It also means you will decide to try out new ideas and experiment and experience things. Dreams of buying second hand shoes and you are seen happy means something which is expensive and you could not afford, you will get it for a cheap price in near future. Dream of buying second hand shoes and you are seen angry or throwing them means you will be cheated. It also means people will take advantage of your good intentions. Dreams of buying second hand shoes and you are seen discussing with friends or family members means you will have doubts regarding buying something or making an investment. Dreaming of buying second hand shoes and your seen hiding it means you will be embarrassed by an action of yours. It also means you will want no one to see something that you plan to do. Dream of

Teachings On Mental Strength From Hinduism

The firmness that is accompanied by unwavering concentration, and by which one controls the activities of the mind, pranas and the senses — that firmness is of sattvic nature. (Bhagavad Gita, 18.33) Through the discipline of constant practice one is able to give up attachment to ‘lust and gold’. That is what the Gita says. By practice one acquires uncommon power of mind. Then one doesn’t find it difficult to subdue the sense-organs and to bring anger, lust, and the like under control. Such a man behaves like a tortoise, which, once it has tucked in its limbs, never puts them out. You cannot make the tortoise put its limbs out again, though you chop it to pieces with an axe. (The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, 179) Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life; think of it; dream of it; live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, and this is the way great spiritual gi

Dreaming Of Buying Haunted House – Meaning

Dreaming of buying a haunted house is a bad omen dream as per dream interpretation and meaning. It means family disintegrating and members going away. It also means solitude and loneliness in near future. Dreams of buying haunted house also means you will make poor decisions in near future in property and financial matters. Dreaming of buying haunted and you know the property means damage to house due to natural calamities. It also means problems to those living in the house you see in dream. You might also be forced to leave the current location and go back to your original house which is now dilapidated. Dream of buying haunted house and you see bats, snakes, owls or super natural beings means you will face trouble in a lonely or abandoned place. It is a warning sign and you should avoid visiting such places even with known people. Dreaming of you searching for something and then buying a haunted house means guilt of not doing something you should have done at the proper time.

Dreaming Of Buying Second Hand Clothes – Meaning

Dreaming of buying second hand clothes is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will face difficulties in life soon or you will be cheated in the name of investments. It also means you will come up with some creative idea but it won’t materialize.  Dreams of buying second hand clothes also means buying things without giving much of a thought. Dream of buying second hand clothes also mean you will decide to perform charity. It also means natural calamities in a region associated with you. Dreaming of buying second hand clothes and you are seen wearing them means you will decide to follow some new teachings or group. It also means you will suddenly develop concern for earth and regarding wastage of materials. Dreams of buying second hand clothes and you are seen sharing it with friends or family means you will attempt to make other people happy in a cheap way. It also means you will need the help of people in near future and you will have to ma

Dreaming Of Buying Hair – Meaning

Dreaming of buying hair is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means you will do weird things to achieve success and desire fulfillment. It also means following a sect or group indulging in rituals or ceremonies to appease evil forces. Dreams of buying hair and you are seen happy means you will decide to make wig or indulge in fun or scare someone. Dreams of buying colorful hair means going to party or indulging in activities that your family or society might object to. Dream of buying black color hair and you play with it means sexual desires. It also means you will pay for sex. Dreaming of buying hair and it gets burned means falling into the trap of evil people. It also means people cheating you in the name of desire fulfillment. Dream of buying hair and you wake up terrified or sad means you will soon realize that someone was playing with your emotions.

2 March 2023 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Thursday, 2 March 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 7:50 AM on March 2. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi or the eleventh day during waxing or light phase of moon till 9:44 AM on March 3. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on March 2, 2023 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira nakshatra till 1:50 PM on March 2. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punartham nakshatra till 4:17 PM on March 3. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Ardra or