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Maha Shivaratri Muhurta | Maha Shivratri Puja Muhurat

Lord Shiva Meditation

The combination of Shiva-Shakti marks the great festival of Shivratri. The southern states in India are known to observe Maha Shivratri on Chathurdashi Thithi of Magha maasam during the period of Krishna Paksha whereas people from the north of India consider the Phalgun month for observing Shivratri. Nevertheless, both the calendars differ only in name while Shivrati occurs on the ...

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Janaki Devi Jayanti | Sita Navami Date

Janaki Devi Jayanti

Janaki Jayanti alias Sita Ashtami is specific to Krishna Paksha Ashtami which falls in the Phalgun month based upon the lunar calendar followed in the north of India. But Amanta Lunar Calendar shows Janaki Jayanti to occur during Magha. Since both fall on the same day, it does not matter how one observes Janaki Jayanti. Janaki Jayanti Date: 19th February.

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Shabari Jayanti | Saptami Tithi

Shabari Jayanti

Krishna Paksha Saptami day marks Shabari Jayanti during Phalgun month as per the traditional Hindu calendar followed in the Northern parts of India while the southern side of India as well as Maharashtra and Gujarat look upon Shabari Jayanti in the month of Magha. Coincidentally, both occur same day. Shabari Jayanti Date: 1st March.

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Maa Yashoda Jayanti | Mata Yashoda Jayanti

The North Indian Lunar Hindu Calendar has earmarked Yashoda Jayanti on a specific date of the Phalgun month. This is on Krishna Paksha Shasthi. On the other hand, certain states like those of Maharashtra and Gujarat whereas some of the states down south follow Yashoda Jayanti as per Amanta Lunar Calendar which occurs in the month of Magha instead of ...

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Kumbha Sankranti Punya Kaal Muhurta

Kumbha Sankranti

While all twelve Sankrantis occurring year-round are auspicious, it is the eleventh month of the Hindu calendar that holds significance for Kumbha Sankranti. Devotees believe in the practice of giving towards charity during Sankranti. This act known as Dan Punya is done with great fervor alongside certain other rituals and practices in connection with Sankranti. Devotees and believers of Kumbha ...

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Sant Ravidas Jayanti

Sant Ravidas

A well-known saint by the name of Guru Ravidas who lived during the period of 1377 to 1527 C.E created a great impression with his eloquent verses and songs of devotion towards the Bhakti Movement. His other monikers included names such as Raidas, Rohidas as well as Ruhidas. His birthplace is Mandhuadhe situated in the holy city of Varanasi, UP ...

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Maghi Purnima | Maghi Purnima Celebrations

Maghi Purnima Celebrations

The Purnima of Magha month is auspicious in every sense. Hindu texts and doctrines mention the need for taking of holy bath during the Magha Purnima day. Austerity measures are also observed with strict devotion. Besides these, devotees indulge in the art of giving which is essentially charity work. The Magha Maasam thus ends by the appearance of Magha Purnima ...

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Rohini Vrat Mahavir Swami Significant

Rohini Vrat Mahavir Swami

People belonging to Jain community are very strict with their religious fastings. Jain women observe the fast of Rohini Vrat for longevity of husbands’ lives. The vrat is observed on the day of Rohini nakshatra. Incidentally, Rohini Nakshatra is the twenty-seventh one amongst Hindu Calendar nakshatras. The vrat for Rohini kickstarts soon after the sun rises in the east and ...

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Jagadgurus of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham

Sringeri Jagadgurus

सदाशिवसमारम्भां शङ्कराचार्यमध्यमाम् । अस्मदाचार्य पर्यन्तां वन्दे गुरुपरम्पराम् ॥ Divine Group: Lord Sadashiva Lord Narayana Lord Brahma Semi-Divine Group: Vasishta Maharishi Shakti Maharishi Parashara Maharishi Veda Vyasa Sri Shuka Acharya Sri Gaudapada Acharya Sri Govinda Bhagavatpada Sri Shankara Bhagavatpada Jagadgurus of the Sringeri: 1) Sri Shankara Bhagavatpada 820 (videha-mukti) 2) Sri Sureshwaracharya 820 to 834 3) Sri Nityabodaghana 834 to 848 ...

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Kollur Mookambika Devi Temple Accommodation, Temple Timings

Kollur Sri Mookambika Temple

Kollur Mookambika Devi Temple Timings: Morning: 5.00 A.M to 1.30 PM Noon: 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM (Only “Darshan”) Evening: 5.00 PM to 9.00 PM (Except on Special days) There are Super Deluxe Lodges, Air Conditioned Lodges, Non-Air conditioned Lodges and ordinary dormitory halls are available near the Kollur Mookambika Devi Temple and is maintained by the Temple devastanam for ...

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