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Mahalaya Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Pitru Paksha Shraddh occurs in the Krishna Paksha of the Bhadrapad month. It's a time when people perform rituals for their deceased family members, with the belief that it brings peace to their loved ones who have passed away. Dates of Pitru Paksha Shraddh: Purnima Shraddh: 29 Sep. 2023, Friday Pratipada Shraddh: 29 Sep. 2023, Friday Dwitiya Shraddh: 30 Sep. 2023, Saturday Tritiya Shraddh: 1 Oct. 2023, Sunday Chaturthi Shraddh: 2 Oct. 2023, Monday Panchami Shraddh: 3 Oct. 2023, Tuesday Shasthi Shraddh: 4 Oct. 2023, Wednesday Saptami Shraddh: 5 Oct. 2023, Thursday Ashtami Shraddh: 6 Oct. 2023, Friday Navami Shraddh: 7 Oct. 2023, Saturday Dashami Shraddh: 8 Oct. 2023, Sunday Ekadashi Shraddh: 9 Oct. 2023, Monday Magha Shraddh: 10 Oct. 2023, Tuesday Dwadashi Shraddh: 11 Oct. 2023, Wednesday Trayodashi Shraddh: 12 Oct. 2023, Thursday Chaturdashi Shraddh: 13 Oct. 2023, Friday Sarva Pitru Amavasya: 14 Oct. 2023, Saturday The last day of Pitru Paksha is called Sarvapitri Amavasya or Maha

The 7 Chakras in Human Body

Chakras are energy centers within the body that play a vital role in our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. There are seven main chakras, each associated with specific qualities and functions. Balancing and aligning your chakras can help promote overall well-being and harmony in your life. Various practices, such as meditation, yoga, and energy healing, can aid in restoring balance to these energy centers. Understanding and working with your chakras can be a transformative journey toward holistic health and self-discovery. 1. Muladhar Chakra : Location: Base of the spine Meaning: Represents stability, security, and the foundation of our existence. When Balanced: You feel grounded, secure, and confident. Imbalance: Anxiety, insecurity, and financial issues may arise. 2. Svadhisthan Chakra : Location: Below the navel Meaning: Associated with creativity, passion, and sensuality. When Balanced: You experience a healthy flow of emotions and creativity. Imbalance: May lead to emo

Shani Chandra - Vish Yoga in Astrology

In Vedic astrology, Shani represents discipline, responsibility, and limitations. Shani known for its influence on one's career, ambitions, and long-term goals. Shani is often seen as a strict teacher, bringing challenges and obstacles into one's life to promote personal growth and maturity. Chandra represents emotions, feelings, and the subconscious mind. Chandra influence your emotional nature, instincts, and how you react to situations. When Shani and Chandra come together in a person's birth chart (horoscope), they form Vish Yoga. This yoga occurs when Shani is in close proximity to the Chandra, either in conjunction or in the same house. The closer the alignment, the more potent the effects of the yoga. Positive Effects of Vish Yoga: 1. Emotional Stability : Shani Chandra Yoga can provide emotional stability to the individual. The Chandra represents emotions and feelings, while Shani represents discipline and maturity. When these two planets combine harmoniously, it ca

Ganesha Ashtottara Shatanamavali

Lord Ganesha is the remover of obstacles and a symbol of wisdom and intellect. You can connect with Lord Ganesha by reciting His 108 names, known as Ganesha Ashtottara Shatanamavali. Daily recitation of these 108 Names can help you overcome life's obstacles. (1) ॐ गजाननाय नमः । (2) ॐ गणाध्यक्षाय नमः । (3) ॐ विघ्नराजाय नमः । (4) ॐ विनायकाय नमः । (5) ॐ द्वैमातुराय नमः । (6) ॐ द्विमुखाय नमः । (7) ॐ प्रमुखाय नमः । (8) ॐ सुमुखाय नमः । (9) ॐ कृतिने नमः । (10) ॐ सुप्रदीपाय नमः । (11) ॐ सुखनिधये नमः । (12) ॐ सुराध्यक्षाय नमः । (13) ॐ सुरारिघ्नाय नमः । (14) ॐ महागणपतये नमः । (15) ॐ मान्याय नमः । (16) ॐ महाकालाय नमः । (17) ॐ महाबलाय नमः । (18) ॐ हेरम्बाय नमः । (19) ॐ लम्बजठरायै नमः । (20) ॐ ह्रस्व ग्रीवाय नमः । (21) ॐ महोदराय नमः । (22) ॐ मदोत्कटाय नमः । (23) ॐ महावीराय नमः । (24) ॐ मन्त्रिणे नमः । (25) ॐ मङ्गल स्वराय नमः । (26) ॐ प्रमधाय नमः । (27) ॐ प्रथमाय नमः । (28) ॐ प्राज्ञाय नमः । (29) ॐ विघ्नकर्त्रे नमः । (30) ॐ विघ्नहर्त्रे नमः । (31) ॐ विश्वनेत्रे नमः । (32) ॐ विराट्पतये नमः । (33)

Surya Rahu - Grahan Yoga in Astrology

In astrology, there are numerous yogas or combinations of planets that can significantly influence a person's life. One such yoga is the Surya Rahu Yoga, also known as Grahan Yoga, which holds particular importance in astrology. When Surya and Rahu come together in a person's birth chart (horoscope), they form Grahan Yoga. This yoga occurs when Rahu is in close proximity to the Surya, either in conjunction or in the same house. The closer the alignment, the more potent the effects of the yoga. In Vedic astrology, Surya and Rahu both are considered powerful and influential planets. Surya is considered as the soul of a human being. It represents one's ego, self-esteem, authority, and vitality. It's a symbol of one's core identity and purpose in life. Rahu is often associated with obsession, desires, and worldly attachments. It represents the unknown, the hidden, and can bring sudden and unexpected events into a person's life. It can also signify karmic influences

Symbolism Behind the Form of Ganesha

Each aspect of Lord Ganesha's form carries profound meanings and life lessons that are relevant to our everyday lives. When we understand the symbolism behind Lord Ganesha's Form , we can try to develop good qualities and use them to improve ourselves on our life journeys. The Elephant Head: Wisdom and Intelligence The elephant head of Lord Ganesha symbolizes wisdom and intelligence. Elephants are known for their remarkable memory and intellect. In our lives, wisdom and intelligence help us make informed decisions, solve problems, and navigate the complexities of the world. Lord Ganesha's elephant head reminds us to use our intellect wisely and to constantly seek knowledge. The Four Arms: Balance and Efficiency Lord Ganesha is depicted with four arms, each holding a different object. These objects are lotus flower, an axe, a bowl of sweets, and a hand raised in blessing. The four arms represent balance and efficiency in managing different aspects of our lives. They encourag

Ganesh Chaturthi Muhurat

Ganesh Chaturthi is a special day when devotees celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh,  who is the god of wisdom, wealth, and good luck. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion by millions of Hindus across the country. It is believed that  Lord Ganesh was born during the Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month  during Madhyahan Kaal. Madhyahan Kaal refers to the midday period, which is considered most auspicious for Ganesh Sthapan. Chaturthi Tithi: Chaturthi tithi starts at 12:40 PM on 18th Sep. and Ends at 01:44 PM on 19th Sep. Ganesh Sthapana Muhurat: Date: 19th September 2023 (Tuesday) Time: 11:20 AM to 01:20 PM (IST) Jay Ganesh.

Amavasya : Significance and Impacts

Amavasya, often translated as "New Moon Day" holds a significant importance in Hindu culture and traditions. Amavasya is associated with various beliefs and rituals. Calculation of Amavasya: Amavasya is determined based on the Hindu Panchang and Calendar, which considers the position of the moon in relation to the sun. When the moon is in conjunction with the sun, and there is no visible moon in the night sky, it is considered Amavasya. Amavasya Connection between Grahan: Solar eclipses (Surya Grahan) occur during the day when the moon covers the sun, casting a shadow on the Earth, while Lunar eclipses (Chandra Grahan) happen at night when the Earth comes between the sun and the moon. These celestial events are considered important in Hindu mythology and can affect people's lives, beliefs, and rituals. When Amavasya coincides with eclipses, it amplifies the spiritual and astrological significance associated with this lunar phase. Amavasya as an Inauspicious Day: Amavasya

Gemstones in Vedic Astrology

In Vedic astrology, Gemstone are associated with a specific planet, and wearing the right one can help harness the cosmic energies in your favor. Here's a brief summary of nine important gemstones. 1. Ruby (Manikya): • Planet: Sun • Color: Red • Ruby, known as "Manikya," symbolizes power, authority, and self-confidence. It's associated with the Sun, representing leadership and vitality. Wearing a Ruby can boost your charisma and aid in achieving success. 2. Pearl (Moti): • Planet: Moon • Color: White • Pearl, or "Moti," is linked to the Moon, symbolizing emotions, intuition, and serenity. Wearing a Pearl can enhance emotional balance, creativity, and overall well-being. 3. Red Coral (Moonga): • Planet: Mars • Color: Red • Red Coral, known as "Moonga," is connected to the fiery planet Mars. Wearing Moonga can instill courage, energy, and vitality, helping you overcome obstacles. 4. Emerald (Panna): • Planet: Mercury • Color: Green • Emerald, or &quo

Vishnu Sahastranaam Stotra

शान्ताकारं भुजगशयनं पद्मनाभं सुरेशं विश्वाधारं गगनसदृशं मेघवर्णं शुभाङ्गम् । लक्ष्मीकान्तं कमलनयनं योगिभिर्ध्यानगम्यं वन्दे विष्णुं भवभयहरं सर्वलोकैकनाथम् ॥ यस्य स्मरणमात्रेण जन्मसंसारबन्धनात् । विमुच्यते नमस्तस्मै विष्णवे प्रभविष्णवे ॥1॥ नमः समस्तभूतानामादिभूताय भूभृते । अनेकरुपरुपाय विष्णवे प्रभविष्णवे ॥2॥ वैशम्पायन उवाच श्रुत्वा धर्मानशेषेण पावनानि च सर्वशः । युधिष्ठिरः शान्तनवं पुनरेवाभ्यभाषत ॥3॥ युधिष्ठिर उवाच किमेकं दैवतं लोके किं वाप्येकं परायणम् । स्तुवन्तः कं कमर्चन्तः प्राप्नुयुर्मानवाः शुभम् ॥4॥ को धर्मः सर्वधर्माणां भवतः परमो मतः । किं जपन्मुच्यते जन्तुर्जन्मसंसारबन्धनात् ॥5॥ भीष्म उवाच जगत्प्रभुं देवदेवमनन्तं पुरुषोत्तमम् । स्तुवन् नामसहस्रेण पुरुषः सततोत्थितः ॥6॥ तमेव चार्चयन्नित्यं  भक्त्या पुरुषमव्ययम् । ध्यायन् स्तुवन् नमस्यंश्च यजमानस्तमेव च ॥7॥ अनादिनिधनं विष्णुं सर्वलोकमहेश्वरम् । लोकाध्यक्षं स्तुवन्नित्यं सर्वदुःखातिगो भवेत् ॥8॥ ब्रह्मण्यं सर्वधर्मज्ञं लोकानां कीर्तिवर्धनम् । लोकनाथं महद्भूतं सर्वभूतभवोद्भवम् ॥9॥ एष मे सर्वधर्माणां धर्मोऽधिकतमो मतः । यद्भक्त्या पुण

Kaalsarp Yoga

In Vedic astrology, Kaalsarp Yoga occurs when all seven planets are positioned between Rahu and Ketu in a person's birth chart. Rahu and Ketu have strong karmic significance in Vedic astrology.  In this article, we will explore what Kaalsarp Yoga is, how it forms, and the remedies associated with it. Kaalsarp Yoga is believed to bring various challenges and obstacles related to career, health, relationships, and overall well-being. The specific effects can vary based on the type of Kaalsarp Yoga and other planetary positions in the birth chart. There are 12 types of Kaalsarp yoga formations: 1. Anant Kaalsarp Yoga: When Rahu is positioned in the 1st house and Ketu in the 7th house in a person's birth chart, It results in the formation of Anant Kaalsarp Yoga. 2. Kulik Kaalsarp Yoga: When Rahu is positioned in the 2nd house and Ketu in the 8th house in a person's birth chart, it results in the formation of Kulik Kaalsarp Yoga. 3. Vasuki Kaalsarp Yoga: When Rahu is positioned

Vastu Tips for Drawing Room

Vastu Shastra, an ancient Indian architectural science, emphasizes the harmonious balance between nature and the built environment. In recent times, it has gained significant popularity in modern homes to enhance well-being and overall positivity. In this blog post, we will explore some effective Vastu tips specifically tailored for your drawing room. By following these simple guidelines, you can create a positive and conducive living space that radiates harmony and tranquility. 1. Door Direction: The main entrance door to your drawing room should ideally face the east, north or northeast direction. These directions are considered auspicious in Vastu Shastra as they allow positive energy to flow into the room. Avoid placing the entrance door in the south or southwest direction. Ensure that the entrance door opens smoothly without any obstructions. A creaking or jammed door can symbolize obstacles in your life. 2. Placement of Furniture: When arranging furniture in your drawing room, en

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