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SIGNIFICANCE OF MAHANAVAMI, AYUDHA POOJA And VIJAYADASHAMI

SIGNIFICANCE OF MAHANAVAMI, VIJAYADASHAMI AND AYUDHA POOJA When is Maha Navami or Ayudha Pooja celebrated? Ayudha Pooja or “Astra Pooja” is a part of Dasara festival. This is celebrated on Ashwayuja Shudda Navami popularly known as Mahanavami. During Ashwayuja Masa Shukla paksha padya for nine days it is a festive …

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Ganesha Chaturthi Pooja -Sringeri Sharada Peetham

ಶೃಂಗೇರಿ ಮಠದ ಸ್ವಾಮೀಜಿಗಳಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಭಾರತಿ ತೀರ್ಥ ಸ್ವಾಮೀಜಿ ಅವರಿಂದ ವಿನಾಯಕ ಚತುರ್ಥಿ ಪ್ರಯುಕ್ತ ವಿಶೇಷ ಪೂಜಾ ಕಾರ್ಯಗಳ  ನೇರ ಪ್ರಸಾರ ನಿಮ್ಮ ನೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಶ್ರೀ ಶಂಕರ ಟಿ.ವಿ.ಯಲ್ಲಿ ನೇರ ಪ್ರಸಾರ, ಮಧ್ಯಾಹ್ನ 12:00 ಯಿಂದ. Watch special puja from Sringeri by Shri Bharathi Teertha Swamiji on ocassion of Ganesha Chaturthi from Sringeri in your favourite Sri Sankara TV LIVE …

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Shravana Masa 2018 Shravana Month

Shravana Masa Shravana Masa or Shravana Month is the 5th Month in hindu calendar or Kannada panchanga Shravan is one of the holiest months of the Hindu calendar and is dedicated to the worship of Shiva. It marks the beginning of the Chatur Maas period. While most days in this …

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Importance of Vibhuti

Find out the reasons behind wearing Vibhuti and It is generally worn on forehead Bhasma or Vibhuti is another name for the holy ash that hindus apply on forheads This action remind us about the nature of life and that our time in this world is finite Applying Vibhuthi increases …

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Do you know the six schools of Hindu philosophy?

The six schools of Hindu philosophy or darshan are: Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Vedanta, and Mimamsa. These six darshans are astika since they believe in the vedas. Over time they merged into Samkhya/Yoga, Nyaya/Vaisheshika and Vedanta/Mimamsa philosophies. Samkhya means enumeration or number in Sanskrit and is a rational school of …

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Do you know how the Hindu calendar functions?

Most calendars are determined according to the position of the Earth in its revolution around the sun or the position of the sun in the celestial sphere and this calendar is the solar or in modern parlance the Gregorian calendar. The lunar calendar is based on lunar phases. The lunar …

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Role of the Navagrahas or Nine Planets

The navagrahas form the basis of ancient Hindu astronomy. They consist of nine celestial bodies. There are seven from the solar system namely the Surya or the sun, Chandra or the moon, Mangal or Mars, Budha or Mercury, Brihaspati or Jupiter, Shukra or Venus and Shani or Saturn. These seven …

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Important reasons to visit a Hindu temple

Ancient Hindu temples were chosen such that the location gave maximum positive benefits from magnetic and electric fields. Since devotees enter a temple barefoot, they benefit from the positive energy that enters the body through the feet. Another reason to enter barefoot is to keep impurities out of the sanctified …

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Sankashti Chaturthi -Angarki

Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha . Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvada. Sankatahara Chaturthi which falls on Tuesday is referred to as Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi. What is the reason behind it, why it is called as Angarika Sankashti and how it has got that name? Angarak was the …

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