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Janmashtami

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Janmashtami is the day Lord Krishna was born. Lord Krishna was born to kill the demons Kamsa and Chanura. On that day, God incarnated to vanquish evil. Almost all Hindus celebrate Janmashtami in their own way. We celebrated the festival on a small scale this time. As usual, we performed ...

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Sampat Shukravara (IIIrd and Concluding Part)

All of the Brahmin’s family members immediately opened their eyes and went outside to see who had come. But, they all saw only red feet marks coming from the main door to the swing. On the swing was a large gold pot with a 3D image of Goddess Mahalakshmi sitting ...

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Sampat Shukravara (Part II)

Sampat Shukravara

Thus, Brahmin’s family covered all the gift items and the food and they remained fasting the whole day having only fruits and milk. That day got over waiting for the woman. That night none of them sleep and insist that the youngest daughter-in-law did not call the woman properly. The ...

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Sampat Shukravara

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In North India, some people consider a month beginning after the full moon day. In the South as well as in some other parts of India, a month is considered to begin from the new moon day. In the South, particularly in Karnataka, the first Friday of Shravan is considered ...

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Naga Panchami

Naga Panchami

According to mythology, this earth is balanced on the hood of Ananta Snake. The earth needs to be balanced in every way. People should not be poisoned from animals. Kala Sarpa Dosha and Rahu-Ketu Doshas should be neutralized. For these reasons, Naga Panchami is celebrated. This time Naga Chaturthi and ...

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Varamahalakshmi Pooja

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Last Friday, August 4th, we celebrated Varama Lakshmi Pooja at home. Shravana month is going on right now. In Karnataka, we celebrate the second Friday of this month as Vara Lakshmi or Varamahalakshmi Pooja. On that day, Goddess Mahalakshmi blesses the devotees with many boons. We decorate the main door ...

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Kalyanautsavam in Shree Balaji Temple

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We get to celebrate 2 Gudi Padwas in a year – one is Chandramana Ugadi and the other is Sauramana Ugadi. Ugadi is another name for Gudi Padwa or New Year. Yesterday, this festival was celebrated at Shree Balaji Temple, Mira Road, Mumbai. The programs began from the morning and ...

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Hanumat Jayanti Celebrations

Lord Hanuman

Yesterday, Hanumat Jayanti was celebrated on a grand scale in India and some foreign countries. Everybody knows who Lord Hanuman is. He was an important part of the epic Ramayana. He was instrumental in the reunion of Goddess Sita and Lord Rama after Ravana had abducted Her. Yesterday, we celebrated ...

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Questions from God

God

God will not ask, “How many square feet your house is?” He will definitely ask, “How many people did you give space for them to live?” He will not ask, “How many dresses do you have in your wardrobe?” He will definitely ask, “How many clothes did you donate to ...

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Questions from God

1. God will not ask you how long did you do overtime at your work. He will definitely ask, “How much did you work for your loved ones?” 2. He will not ask you if you got a promotion in your job. He will definitely ask if you degraded innocent ...

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