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Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi

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Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi

What is Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi ? Naraka Chaturdashi is celebrated to mark the end of Narakasura named daithya or demon. It is celebrated on Ashwijamasa Krishna paksha Chaturdashi.

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Kumari Pooja

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Kumari Pooja

Kumari Pooja ಕುಮಾರಿಪೂಜಾ ಮಹತ್ವ -1 ಆಶ್ವೀನಮಾಸದನವರಾತ್ರಿ ಉತ್ಸವ ದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರತಿದಿನ ಎರಡು ವರ್ಷದಿಂದ ಹತ್ತುವರ್ಷದವರೆಗಿನ ಕುಮಾರಿಯರಿಗೆ ಗಂಧ ,ಪುಷ್ಪ ಫಲಾದಿಗಳನ್ನು ಕೂಟ್ಟು ,ಅವರು ಸಂತೋಷಪಡುವ ಹಾಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಹೇಳಿ ಅವರನ್ನು ಹಾಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಹೇಳಿ ಪೂಜಿಸಬೇಕು ಗಂಧಪುಷ್ಪಫಲಾಧೀನಾಂ ಪ್ರೀತಿಸ್ತವನಪೂರ್ವಕಂ ದ್ವಿವರ್ಷಕನ್ಯಾರಭ್ಯ ದಶವರ್ಷಾವಧಿ ಕ್ಷಮಾತ್ ಪೂಜಯೇತ್| ಈ ಕುಮಾರಿಯನ್ನು ಕ್ರಮವಾಗಿ ಕುಮಾರೀ , ತ್ರಿಮೂರ್ತಿನೀ , ಕಲ್ಯಾಣಿ , ರೋಹಿಣೀ , ಕಾಲೀ , ಚಂಡಿಕಾ , ಶಾಂಭವೀ , ದುರ್ಗಾ, ಭದ್ರಾ ಎಂದು ಕರೆಯಲಾಗಿದೆ . ಈ ಹೆಸರಿನ […]

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Srinivasa Kalyana Story in English

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Srinivasa Kalyana Story in English

Srinivasa Kalyanam Story in English “Srinivasa Kalyana” is available in Bhavishyottara purana and Skanda Puranam, Aditya Purana, etc., all written by Sri Vedavyasa Devaru. Why “Srinivasa Kalyana” is being observed twice, once in Vaishaka Shudda Dashami and once in Ashwayuja Shudda Dashami? Srinivasa Kalyana in Vaishaka Shudda Dashami and Ashwayuja Shudda Dashami Vaishaka Shudda Dashami […]

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Mahalaya Amavasya in Kannada-ಮಹಾಲಯ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ

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Mahalaya Amavasya in Kannada-ಮಹಾಲಯ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ

ಸರ್ವಪಿತೃ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ / ಮಹಾಲಯ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ *ಸರ್ವಪಿತೃ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ :* ಚಂದ್ರನು ತನ್ನ ಹದಿನಾರು ಕಲೆಗಳನ್ನು ದೇವತೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಹಂಚಿ ಅಮವಾಸ್ಯೆಯಂದು ಸೂರ್ಯನ *ಅಮಾ*ವೆಂಬ ಕಿರಣದಲ್ಲಿ ವಾಸ ಮಾಡುವನು.ಆದ್ದರಿಂದ *ಪಿತೃ*ಗಳಿಗೆ ಒಂದು ಅದರಲ್ಲೂ *ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆಯು ಪಿತೃಗಳಿಗೆ ಮಧ್ಯಾಹ್ನ ಕಾಲ*ವೆನಿಸಿದ್ದು. ನೀರು-ಆಹಾರವನ್ನು ಬಯಸುವ ಕಾಲವಾಗಿದೆ.*ಪೌರ್ಣೀಮೆ*ಯು ರಾತ್ರಿಕಾಲವಾಗಿದೆ.ಆದ್ದರಿಂದಲೇ *ಪೌರ್ಣೀಮೆ*ಯಲ್ಲಿ *ಪಿಂಡಪ್ರದಾನ*ವಿಲ್ಲ *ಅಮವಾಸ್ಯೆ*ಯಂದು *ಪಿತೃಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಸೂರ್ಯನು ಕೆಳಗೆ ಚಂದ್ರನೂ ಇರುವರು.ಸೂರ್ಯನ ಕಿರಣಗಳಿಂದ ಮಧ್ಯಾಹ್ನದಲ್ಲಿ ನೊಂದ ಇವರಿಗೆ ತಿಲತರ್ಪಣ*ವು ವಿಹಿತವಾಗಿದೆ. *ಮಹಾಲಯ ಪಿತೃ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ :* pitru paksha in kannada ಬೇರೆ […]

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Narada Jayanti

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Narada Jayanti

Narada Jayanti (Vaishakha Krishna Dvitiya) Narada Jayanti is observed on the day after Purnima in Vaishakha. Deva Rishi Narada, also known as Narada Muni is one of the Prajapatis and also one of the 7 great Rishis. Some of the hymns in Rig Veda are credited to Narada Maharishi. For majority Hindus, Sage Narada is […]

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Kurma Jayanti – Koorma Jayanthi – Kurma avatar – Stotram

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Koorma jayanthi or Kurma jayanti is celebrated on vaishakha pournami VAISHAKHA POURNAMI – KOORMA JAYANTHI: 18.05.2019 / Saturday: ************************************************************************* Koorma Jayanti is celebrated being the second incarnation or avatar of Lord Vishnu: – Kurma Avatar. Koorma means Tortoise and the aim of this particular avatar was to help the Devas (gods) and Asuras (demons) in […]

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Ekadashi Fasting – Meaning and Benefits

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  What is Ekadashi ? In the Vedic calendar called Panchang(am), Ekdashi is the name given for the eleventh (11th) day in the fortnight of the lunar cycle. It happens twenty-four(24) times in a year and each Ekadashi has a unique name. One of the widely celebrated is known as the ‘Vaikunta Ekadashi’, alternatively known […]

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How to Perform Akshaya Tritiya Puja at Home

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How to Perform Akshaya Tritiya Puja at Home

What is Akshaya Tritiya Akshaya Triteeya is the Yugadi Day for Tretaayuga (Kartheeka Shukla Navami – Kruthayuga Yugadi, Maagha Amaavasye – Dwapara yuga Yugaadi Bhadrapada Krishna Trayodashi – Kaliyuga Yugadi Chaitra Shukla paadya – Starting Day of Srushti) Akshaya Triteeya – Akshaya indicates “it does not have kshaya”. Meaning the punya got from yajna, yaajana […]

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Significance of Akshaya Tritiya-Gandha Lepana Rayaru

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Significance of Akshaya Tritiya-Gandha Lepana Rayaru

  Significance of Akshaya Tritiya .Gandha Lepana for Rayaru at Mantralaya Muhurthas (auspicious moments) are of two types – panchanga siddha (those which are derived from almanacs), and svayam sidhha (those which are auspicious on their own). It is common practice before performing any auspicious event or function to consult the almanac to determine the […]

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Chandramana Ugadi 2019

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Chandramana Ugadi 2019

Y U G A D I or Ugadi : 06.04.2019 / Saturday :************************************************** Yugadi , beginning of the solilunar new year .Vedic new year : YUGADI : 06.04.2019 Chaitra shukla pratipada of Shree Durmukhanama sanvatsara . How to celebrate ugadi Get up early morning remembering Lord Raamchandra and do smaran of moon . Taking permission […]

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