Matsyavatar Jayanti 2012 Date | Matsya Jayanti 2012 | Matsya Avatar Jayanti | Matsya Jayanti in Vedanarayana Swamy Temple

25 March 2012, Matsya Jayanti (Matsyotpatti) | Shubh muhurat 25-03-12 | Matsya Jayanti 2012, Matsya Avatar Jayanti | Matsya Jayanti in Vedanarayana Swamy Temple | Matsyavatar Jayanti 2012

25 March 2012 is Matsya Jayanti (Matsyotpatti). It is the first appearance day of Lord Vishnu’s first avatar (fish incarnation). Among Vishnu’s Dashavatar, Matsya Avatar is the primary and the first avatar from which evolution has started. Matsya Jayanti falls on the third day in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month.

Matsya Jayanti is celebrated in Vishnu temples all around India. Nagalapuram Veda Narayana Swamy Temple (the one and only Matsyavatara Temple in the world) near Tirumala Tirupati is the best temple to visit during Matsya Jayanti. Theppotsavam (boat festival) is celebrated here during the festival.
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Gangaur Puja Muhurat 2012 | Gangauri Puja Vrat Date 2012 | Manorath Tritaya - Gauri 2012

25 March 2012, Gangaur (Ganagauri Puja), Dola Gowri Vratham

25 March 2012 is Gangaur Tritiya (Gangauri Puja, Gauri Tritiya), Dola Gowri Vratham, Soubhagya Tritiya Gauri Puja. It falls on the third day of Shukla Paksha in Chaitra month. In Rajasthan, Gangaur Puja commences on the first day of Chaitra month, the next day to Holi festival and continues for 18 days. Unmarried girls and newly wedded girls observe Gangaur Gauri Puja with utmost gaiety.

In other parts of North India and South Indian states, Gauri Tritiya is observed as Dola Gowri Vratham, Soubhagya Gauri Vratham & Sowbhagya Shayana Vratham. Gauri Pujan is the major ritual of the day. Shiva Shakti Pujan is also performed on this day.

This vrat is also referred to as Manorath Tritiya, Andolan Tritiya & Arundhati Vrat.

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For people in northern parts of India, especially the Sikhs, Baisakhi is a mega event - it is a religious festival, harvest festival and New Year's Day all rolled into one. In April, this day marks the beginning of the Hindu solar New Year. In fact, this day is celebrated all over the country as New Year day, under different names. For the Sikh community, Baisakhi has a very special meaning. It was on this day that their tenth and last Guru - Guru Gobind Singh - organized the Sikhs into Khalsa or the 'pure ones'. By doing so, he eliminated the differences of high and low and established that all human beings are equal.

Baisakhi Festival Date 13th April 2012 or April 14th 2012

Sikhs assign quite a different meaning to Baisakhi, and if you happen to be in a Punjabi village to catch the men performing the wild bhangra dance, you'll get the clear picture. This strenuous dance tells the story of the agricultural process, from tilling the soil through harvesting. As the dholak (drum) changes beats, the dancing sequence progresses, dramatizing plowing, sowing, weeding, reaping, and finally celebrating. Baisakhi also commemorates the day in 1689 when Guru Gobing Singh founded the Khalsa, the fighting Sikh brotherhood that donned the distinctive Sikh outfits.
Sikhs visit temples, such as the Golden Temple in Amritsar, where the holy Granth is read, commemorating the day on which the Guru asked five volunteers to offer their lives, then took them one at a time into a tent. He emerged each time with a bloody sword, although he had in fact sacrificed a goat. In honor the "Beloved Five," a series of parades are held, in which sets of five men walk in front of the holy book with swords drawn. When the ceremony is over, a round of feasting, music-making, and dancing begins, amid the blossoming flowers and harvested grain.
Baisakhi has special significance for two of India's major religious groups. For the Hindus, it is the start of the New Year, and is celebrated with requisite bathing, partying, and worshipping. It's believed that thousands of years ago, Goddess Ganga descended to earth and in her honor, many Hindus gather along the sacred Ganges River for ritual baths. The action is centered in the holy cities along the Ganges in north India, or in Srinagar's Mughal Gardens, Jammu's Nagbani Temple, or anywhere in Tamil Nadu. Hindus plant poles (wrapped in flags of god-embroidered silk) in front of their homes, and hang pots of brass, copper or silver on top.
Children wear garlands of flowers and run through the streets singing "May the new year come again and again!" In Kerala, the festival is called 'Vishu'. It includes fireworks, shopping for new clothes and interesting displays called 'Vishu Kani'. These are arrangements of flowers, grains, fruits, cloth, gold, and money are viewed early in the morning, to ensure a year of prosperity. In Assam, the festival is called Bohag Bihu, and the community organizes massive feasts, music and dancing.
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May the day bestow on you and your Family members...
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20 March 2012 is Maa Hingalaj Puja (Hinglaj Mata Jayanti). Hingalaj Mata temple is located at Makran coast in Lyari district of Balochistan of Pakistan. Maa Hinglaj Puja is observed on Trayodasi in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month in North Indian Hindi calendar.

Maa Hingalaj Mata Shaktipeetha is one of the famous Shakti Peetha temples (often mentioned in the list of 51 shakti peethas). After Goddess Sati’s death, during Lord Shiva’s cosmic dance, the head of the Sati fell at Hingalaj.

Thousands of devotees from India (Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir) and Nepal visit the temple of Hingalaj Mata during Hingalaj Jayanti.

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Ugadi 2012 predictions in Kannada | Kannada Rashi Panchanga Predictions

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Ugadi 2012 predictions based on Rashi in Kannada. Mesha, Vrishabha, Mithuna, Karka, Simha, Kanya, Tula, Vrischika, Dhanu, Makar, Kumbha and Meena Rashi predictions in Kannada is provided by the Raghavendra Mutt. The predictions can be read in the page number 16 and 17 of the Panchanga 2012. General predictions for the Nandananama Samvatsara can be found from page 10 to 12.

Ugadi in 2012 is on March 23, 2012.

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Nandana Samvatsara Panchangam Download Free - Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Sanskrit

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Nandana Samvatsara begins on March 23, 2012 and ends on April 10, 2012 and is the name of the current year 1934 as per traditional Panchangam and calendar followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Below you can download Nanadananama Samvatsara Panchanga in Telugu, Kannada, Sanskrit and Marathi.

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Ekadashi April 2012 Dates | Kamada Ekadashi Vrat | Monthly Fasting for Vishnu

Dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu, Ekadashi Vrat is observed on the eleventh day of a fortnight in a Hindu lunar calendar. Ekadashi dates in April 2012 – April 3 and April 17 (on April 16, 2012 Smarta sect). Fasting from sunrise to next day morning sunrise is generally observed by many Hindus. Some observe the fast from the start time of Ekadasi Tithi and break the fast at the beginning of Dwadasi Tithi.

The April 3, 2012 Ekadasi is known as Kamada Ekadashi Vrat.

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April 17, 2012 Ekadashi fasting is known as VaruthuniEkadasi Vrat. Smarta tradition will be observing this Ekadasi on April 16, 2012.

The preparation for Ekadashi fasting begins on the Dasami day – the day before Ekadasi. On the Ekadasi day, devotees observe complete fast. The day is meant for hearing religious discourses and performing pujas.

There are also devotees who do not observe total fast. They avoid grains especially rice and consume fruits, nuts and milk.

The fasting comes to an end on the Dwadashi day with the consuming of food cooked in one’s house.
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Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple Ernakulam, Kerala | Lord Chottanikkara Bhagavathi

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy temple, located near Ernakulam enshrines Bhagawati – the mother Goddess, one of the most popular deities in Kerala. Enroute is the Poornatrayesa temple at Tripunittura. The Devi is worshipped along with Lord Vishnu. Together, they are known as Lakshminarayana. People who have mental illness seek refuge in the divine mother, who graciously cures all her devotees.

Goddess Rajarajeswari is the presiding deity in Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple. This deity is worshipped in three different forms – as Saraswati in the morning – draped in white, as Bhadrakali at noon draped in crimson, and as Durga in the evening decked in blue.

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Holashtak 2012 | Holi festival in India

Holashtak is associated with the Holi festival in India. Holashtak 2012 beginning date is March 1. It is the combined name used to refer to the eight days prior to Holi festival, which is considered inauspicious by some Hindu communities in North India. Holashtak comes to an end on March 8, 2012.

As per the Hindu Calender followed in North India, Holashtak begins on the Phalgun Shukla Ashtami (eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Falgun month) and ends on the Phalgun Purnima day (full moon day). The Purnima day is observed as Holika Dahan in many regions. For many communities, Holashtak starts with the decoration of the branch of a tree with colorful pieces of clothes. Everyone ties a piece and eventually this is buried underground.

It is considered inauspicious to perform auspicious ceremonies during the period like marriage, housewarming or any of the sanskars. People of certain community also avoid starting of new business etc.
The day is considered ideal for performing Dhaan – alms giving.
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Akkalkot Swami Maharaj Jayanti 2012 | Swami Samarth Jayanti Date 2012

Akkalkot Maharaj, popularly known as Swami Samarth, is believed to be an incarnation of Sri Dattatreya and is a very popular saint in Maharashtra. Akkalkot Maharaj Jayanti 2012 date is March 24. He lived at a place named Akkalkot near Solapur in Maharashtra from 1856 AD to 1878 AD and thus the name Akkalkot Maharaj.

Akkalkot Swami Maharaj Jayanti is annually observed on the Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwitiya day – second day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra Month.

There are some striking similarities between Swami Samarth and Shirdi Sai Baba.

Akkalkot Maharaj performed numerous miracles during this life time and his devotees even today continue to experience his miracles.

His teachings are simple and inspired the common people who came in contact with him.

Swami Samarth says - Fear not, I am always with you.

Surrender your ego and offer your unconditional love and I will fill you with immortal bliss.

He extols the Vedic teachings when he says Harm no one, joy to every one. Inside every one, I am the only One.
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Ganapati Atharvashirsha Text & Mp3 Download Free | Om Bhadram Karne | Ganapati Atharvashirsha Text in pdf in Hindi with English Meaning

Ganapati Atharvashirsha, which begins with the lines Om Bhadram Karne, is http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifa popular prayer dedicated to Sri Ganesha. This Atharvashirsha Text in pdf contains English meaning with text in Hindi. You can save it in pdf format, if you have pdf reader installed. It is chanted while phttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.giferforming prayers and rituals dedicated to Ganapati.

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Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karani Mp3 Audio in Hindi Download Free | Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karani

Download Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karani is one of the most popular bhajans dedicated to Goddess Durga. It explains the qualities and forms of Durga. This particular audio mp3 for free download of Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karani has background music. This popular and famous song dedicated to Durga is sung during festivals, pujas and daily by Durga devotees.

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