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Shivaji Maharaj Punyadin 2024 – Death Anniversary Of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Punyadin is the death anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who established the Maratha Empire during the 17th century and kindled the spirit of self-rule among Hindus who were being governed by foreign rulers. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Punyadin 2024 date as per Hindu Tithi is on April 21. It is observed on the Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Chaitra month (March – April). The Mughals had expanded their territory till the Deccan Peninsula. Emperor Aurangzeb wanted to include the powerful Maratha empire within his empire. But the presence of one person stood as an impenetrable wall between him and his dream of accession and that was Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivaji fought and annexed the various Islamic Sultanates of Deccan forming the first Maratha confederacy. It was during his time that the Hindavi Swarajya (self-rule of Hindu people) was established, and a brand-new era of

Panguni Uthiram 2024 Date – Importance Of Panguni Uthiram In Tamil Nadu Temples

Panguni Uthiram is an important Tamil festival observed in the Tamil month of Panguni (March – April). Panguni Uthiram 2024 date is March 25. Panguni Uthiram celebrates the wedding of important deities in the Hindu religion. The religious importance of the day is that the Uthiram Nakshatra (star) coincides with the full moon day (Poornima, or Purnima). The day is of great significance in majority of Hindu Temples in Tamil Nadu. Divine Weddings on Panguni Uthiram Hindu Scriptures like the Puranas and the two epics – Mahabharat and Ramayan – indicate that the auspicious day of Poornima and Uthiram star coinciding in the month of Panguni (March – April) is the day when most divine weddings had taken place. It is widely believed that Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvathi on this day in this region. Another legend indicates that Lord Muruga married Devasena on the day. It is also believed that Lord Rama married Sita on this day. Another important wedding that took pla

Sarana Siddharama – Virashaiva Saint

Sarana Siddharama is a great Virashaiva devotee, saint and mystic of the 12 th century CE. Sarana Siddharama engaged himself in social services. He was born to an old couple in an agricultural family of a remote village, Sonnalige, was given the name of Dhulimakala, a local community God at his birth. He was a dull, taciturn and lonely boy and was engaged in grazing cattle. Esoteric experience and complete surrender to God Mallikarjuna gave Sarana   Siddharama inner strength and scientific insight to work for the welfare of his fellow beings. He undertook a number of development programs, such as building irrigation tanks and wells, laying flower gardens, constructing roads and public dormitories for the use of travelers and destitute, organizing marriages for the commoners, undertaking relief works for the poor and the uncared for, and arranging for defraying debts of the forlorn. His attitudes, thoughts and actions changed as a result of his encounter with a great mystic, Allamapr

Manjunathan Theyyam – Information – Story

Manjunathan theyyam ( മഞ്ജുനാഥൻ തെയ്യം )is a rare theyyam performed in Kannur and Kasaragod regions of Kerala during the annual theyyam, thira and kaliyattam festival in Kerala. As per information, this is a male theyyam and is associated with folklore. As per Manjunathan theyyam story, this theyyam did selfless service to protect a family and a community. This theyyam holds venchamaram, sword and a shield. Manjunathan Theyyam is performed at Perinjalloor Puthiyidath Kavu temple.

Manjalamma Theyyam – Story – Information

Manjalamma theyyam is popular Mother Goddess Theyyam worshipped in many kavu, tharavadu and temples during the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival in Kannur region of Kerala. As per information, this theyyam is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Kali. As per Manjalamma Theyyam story, the wife of Rayaramangalam Adiyodi who was pregnant wished to go to the home of her mother. She belonged to Narambil Tharavadu who were worshippers of the ferocious form of Goddess Kali. Adiyodi did not allow his wife to go and told her to go after the harvesting of rice. When she was adamant, Adiyodi kicked her and the woman died immediately. The mother of woman wailed before Goddess Kali. The continuous pleading and crying of the woman, awoke Goddess Kali who took a ferocious form and rushed towards Rayaramangalam. The Goddess of Rayaramangalam knew the Goddess would create havoc in the region so she took the help of Muchilottu Bhagavathy. Muchilottu Bhagavathy stopped Goddess Kali with kind words an

Manikutti Sasthappan Theyyam – Story – Information

Manikutti Sasthappan Theyyam is a type of Kuttichathan theyyam that is worshipped during the annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in Kannur and Kasaragod region of Kerala. As per information, Manikutti Sasthappan is a wish fulfilling deity but at the same time dangerous and naughty. This theyyam wears a dark color kolam. As per Manikutti Sasthappan story, Sasthappan was born to Shiva and Goddess Parvati who took the form of Valluvan and Valluvathi. They gave the child to the Namboothiri of Kalakattu family. But the child did not follow Brahmin tradition. He performed all kinds of non-Brahmanical actions. One day Sasthappan killed an ox and drank its blood. Kalakattu Namboothiri who came to know about this incident warned him against such actions. Sasthappan thought that it was the wife of Namboothiri who had informed about his actions and threw a stone at her chest. Kalakattu Namboothiri who saw this hacked Sasthappan to death. But Sasthappan did not die. Kalakattu Namboothiri

Dreaming Of Rushing – Meaning

Dreaming of rushing is a warning sign as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream means you will miss out on something important by being late in near future or you will need to hurry to reach on time. It also means receiving information about an important appointment very late. Dreams of rushing also mean starting an important journey in the wrong way. Dream of rushing and you know the place means you will be confused as to which one to select in near future. This confusion will result in last minute hurry. Dreams of rushing and you wake up terrified or angry means you will be late for something due to the carelessness of a relative or friend. You will have fights with strangers or relatives. It also means not be punctual and losing out a good opportunity. Dreaming of rushing and the place is totally strange means accidents or problems in an unknown place. It also means you will have to stay in an unknown place for a longer period. Dreams of rushing and you are seen hap

Dreaming Of Rusty Nails – Meaning

Dreaming of rusty nails is a bad omen as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means lack of stability and there will be some problem to something you thought you had fixed. It is also a sign about accidents due to carelessness and poor maintenance. Dreams of rusty nails and you are seen picking them means you will make attempts to clean man-made problems in your area. It also means getting back something you had lost or forgotten in a bad condition. Dreams of rusty nails and there is no one in the dream means loss of things. It also means the dream might point to the location where you had lost or misplaced something. Dreaming of rusty nails and you are seen getting hurt means accidents while doing some work associated with sharp objects. It also means a hospital visit due to handling broken or rusted things. Dream of rusty nails and you are happy means you will find a way to defeat your enemies. It also means destructive thoughts. Dreams of rusty nails and they are

Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 – 13

Sanjaya said: O King, having spoken thus, Hari, the Great Lord of yoga, then showed to Partha His supreme Ishvara form. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 9) Sanjaya then tells King Dhritarashtra that after Sri Krishna, the Great Lord of Yoga (Maha Yogeshwara) has spoken to Arjuna; the supreme form of Ishvara begins to reveal itself. We must not forget that God in His highest absolute state is without form. But through His yoga power He appears to have infinite forms and attributes. And among these forms, that seen by Arjuna is the highest. Sanjaya calls Sri Krishna Hari. One of the meanings of Hari is ‘one who removes’. And Krishna is so called because He removes ignorance, the source of man’s suffering. Endowed with divine sight Arjuna then sees the Ishvara form. And what does he see? He sees a form. With many mouths and eyes, with many wondrous sights, with many celestial ornaments and with celestial weapons up lifted. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter XI – Verse 10) Wearing celestial ga

Dreaming Of Russia – Meaning

Dreaming of Russia is considered a good omen as per dream interpretation and meaning. The dream is associated with desire fulfillment related to travel. It also means you get opportunity to visit a distant exotic place. Dreams of Russia and you are seen reading or studying means moving to a new place for new research or studies. If you dream of Russia and you are unhappy means trouble for someone dear to you in foreign country. It also means you will face problems during travel. It also means you will be tensed or worried about someone living in Russia to due to some bad developments. Dreaming of Russia and you are seen with other people means group activity. It also means you will get scholarship or a free travel plan. Please note that a dream to have meaning it should happen without any influence of day activity. Dreaming after discussing or reading or watching about Russia travel during daytime does not have any meaning. Such dreams are mere extension of your day activity.

Saranagati – Absolute Surrender – Hindu God Vishnu Devotees

Saranagti is the concept of absolute surrender to Hindu God Vishnu (Ishwara). It means seeking refuge, and in religion and philosophy it has come to denote seeking refuge in Paramatma. It is particularly held sacred by Vishnu devotees (Vaishnavas) as the surest means of liberation from births and deaths. Through this act of absolute surrender, the grace of Paramatma Vishnu is believed to be accessible to all. The act of self-surrender signifies a resolve to follow the will of Bhagavan Vishnu as revealed in the knowledge texts, to believe that Paramatma will save one, to seek help from him and him alone, and to yield up one’s spirit to him in all humility. The doctrine of surrender finds a place in many Hindu knowledge texts. Svetasvatara Upanishad declares that, desirous of salvation, one seeks refuge in him, who created Brahma in the beginning and taught Vedas. Taittiriya Upanishad states that surrender is supreme among all austerities, and recites the holy chant for performing th

Dreaming Of Rushing Water – Meaning

Dreaming of rushing water is a warning sign as per dream meaning and interpretation. The dream means there will be conflict and a period of turbulence. You can also expect a sea journey in near future. The dream is also a warning about upcoming storms, heavy rains or earthquake. Dreams of rushing also mean you will travel during heavy rain and there will be some incident associated with water. Dream of rushing water and it is coming against you means and you will have to toil hard to find results. It also means intense physical work. Dreaming rushing water and you are seen struggling or trying to escape means an old crime or action of yours will trouble you in near future. Dreams of rushing water and you are seen moving along with it happily mean gains in property and wealth. It also means making investments in near future will bring good gains. It also means success after taking huge risk. Dream of rushing water and you wake up scared or terrified is associated with sudden tur

Dreaming Of Rust – Meaning

Dreaming of rust is a bad omen 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 a rust also means you will make poor decisions in near future. It also means lack of maintenance resulting in damage. Symbolically, it means takings of granted in relationship and career will cause problems. Dreaming of rust and you know the thing means damage to something important due to natural calamities or other problems. It also means problems to those living with you. You might also be forced to leave the current location and go back to your original place which is now rusted. Dreaming of you searching for something and then using a rusted thing means guilt of not doing something you should have done at the proper time. It is a kind of warning to correct things at the earliest. Dream of buying rusted things and you have never seen before means taking up new challenges in life.

3 April 2023 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Monday, 3 April 2023 – It is Shukla Paksha Dwadashi tithi or the twelfth day during waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadashi tithi or the twelfth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 6:01 AM on April 3. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithi or the thirteenth day during waxing or light phase of moon till 7:41 AM on April 4. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.)  Good – Auspicious time on April 3, 2023 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Magha or Makam nakshatra till 7:10 AM on April 3. Then onward it is Purva Phalguni or Pooram nakshatra till 9:22 AM on April 4. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Magha or Makam nakshatra t