Accordingly the full moon day in the month of Maasi with star Magam is Maasi Magam. This year Maasi Magam is on 18th February. As it is Masi Magam is considered an auspicious day and special poojas are performed in all the temples on this day. Maasi Magam is celebrated as Mahamagam once in 12 years when Jupiter (Guru) transits in Leo in the month of Maasi (when Sun is in Aquarius (kumbha raasi ), on the full moon day with Magam star. This is the south Indian equivalent of Kumbh Mela.
Accordingly the light symbolizes knowledge, positivity and tranquility, and lighting diyas or earthen lamps on daily basis is considered highly auspicious. It is said that regular lighting of diyas removes darkness, ignorance and evil. Since the light of a ghee lamp is believed to bring in prosperity, knowledge and wisdom, it is a customary rule in India to start all the auspicious religious events or social functions
If you want to keep diseases at bay or want to heal yourself from a debilitating illness, then you should lamp a diya in front of a picture of the Sun God every day. If you suffer from recurring nightmares, then lighting a diya in front of the "Panchmukhi" version of Lord Hanuman will help you sleep peacefully every night, without any fear.
Masi Magam is a Tamil festival that occurs during the Tamil month of Masi (February – March) on the day when the Purnima (full moon day) aligns with the Magha star. While Masi Magam is celebrated year on year, the festival of Maha Magam comes once in twelve years when the Jupiter transits to the zodiac sign Leo on the Masi Magam day.
New Jersey sources stated that an Indian American man and his girlfriend have been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill the man’s estranged wife. Accordingly Narsan Lingala, 55, was charged with one count of murder for hire. He appeared before US Judge Michael A. Hammer in the Newark federal court and was held without bail on Wednesday.
Some Men frequently wore a ring on the big toe for curative purposes or to augment their masculine vigor. Wearing toe ring to the second toe has sexual/erotic effect. The reflexology texts also mention about treating gynaecological problems by massaging the second toe. There is also a belief that the wearing of toe rings press on certain nerves that pertain to the reproductive system, keeping
Lord Shani refers to planet Saturn and is a Sanskrit word. Shani is also one of the auspicious Navagraha per the Hindu Astrology. Lord Shani is also the male deity who is a handsome looking man sitting on a vulture, Buffalo or a crow. He is Lord Sun's son. It is further believed that having overcome his pain, Lord Shani otherwise much feared because of his anger had become benevolent towards his devotee.
Ganesha was very happy. His devotees had given him plenty of sweets and he had taken as many as he could and stuffed himself with quiet a lot sweets as he was walking home. Naturally Ganesha was traveling on his vehicle the mouse, and the two of them scurried along, back home.Ganesha did not even have time to soothe his pet, as he fell down hard on the ground, and the sweets which
Sai Baba is more popular as the Shirdi ka Sai Baba which means Sai Baba of Shirdi. He was born in 1835 and died in 1918. The word sai has many meanings in different languages. However, Sai Baba’s devotees called him by this name to mean a saint, fakir or a satguru. They gave him the name according to their own believes. Sai Baba is a kind of guru who has followers from both the Hindu and Muslim religions
Masi Magam is a Tamil festival that occurs during the Tamil month of Masi (February – March) on the day when the Purnima (full moon day) aligns with the Magha star. While Masi Magam is celebrated year on year, the festival of Maha Magam comes once in twelve years when the Jupiter transits to the zodiac sign Leo on the Masi Magam day. The essence of all the rituals, holy dip and worship on this day
Thai Amavasya the first New Moon day after the Sun has started its celestial journey into Northern hemisphere. The Sun represents the soul in Vedic astrology and he helps one seek ancestral blessings to a great level during this time. Doing tarpanam on Thai Amavasya is significant for the fact that the Sun has entered the house of Saturn (Capricorn) who removes the negative ancestral karma for one.
Manda or Dhamini is the second consort of Shani (First consort was Neela) and mother of Gulikan. She is a Gandharva daughter and princess. She is the goddess of Kalā. Her Nrtya/Dance can attract anyone in the whole Brahman (Universe).
As per an ancient story, since his childhood Lord Shani was a keen devotee of Lord Shiva. When his father Lord Surya married
In Hinduism, there's a fast to honor practically every deity. In northern India, Monday is Shiva's day, while on Tuesday; the Hanuman devotees keep a fast. In the South, the Tuesday fast honors Skanda, while Thursday is the fast day for Vishnu. In the intimate rituals of vrata or fasting, devotees come close to the deity, adding their personal wishes to their prayers.
A festival occurring in the Tamil month Thai (January - February), on the day of the star Poosam around Pournami (Full Moon) is celebrated as Thaipusam [Thai Poosam]. There are several legends about the festival Thaipusam. Here are a few of them there was a demon named Tharakasuran who gave a lot of trouble to the rishis and saints. Lord Muruga was called by his parents Lord Shiva and Parvati
The word “icha shakti” means will power. It relates to a person’s creative drive, desire and motivation. One can modify his or her lcha Shakthi through their longing for God. The embodiment of Icha Shakti is Melur Thiruvudai Amman who would provide answers to all your questions on how to be successful in life.