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Significance of Aswayuja Masam

Significance of Aswayuja Masam

ASHWAYUJA MASAM – DEDICATED TO THE UNIVERSAL DIVINE MOTHER Aaswayuja maasam is also pronounced as Aasweeja or Aasweena maasam. Aasaa/Aasee means Sthree (woman); Yuj/Yuja means added to/included. Worshiping the universal divine mother Goddess Shakthi (feminine energy) is exclusively added to the religious calendar of Aaswayuja maasam. In Hindu philosophy the …

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Importance of Mookambika Temple


KOLLUR MOOKAMBIKA TEMPLE – IMPORTANCE AND HISTORY About 135 Kms from Mangalore and 80 Kms from Udupi, in the valley of Kodachadri peak of Western Ghats nestles a serene town Kollur. Here is seat of very famous Mookambika Temple on the banks of the never drying river – Sowparnika. This attractive …

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The Science Behind Visiting Temples


There are thousands of temples all over India in different size, shape and locations but not all of them are considered to be built the Vedic way. Generally, a temple should be located at a place where earth’s magnetic wave path passes through densely. It can be in the outskirts …

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Importance Of Reciting Vishnu Sahasranama


Bheeshmacharya was awaiting the sacred hour to depart from his physical body unto the lotus feet of the Lord. Yudhishtira, the eldest of the Pandavas, was desperately looking for the answers to matters relating to Dharma & Karma. Lord Sri Krishna, who understood Yudhistira’s uneasy mind, guided him to Bheeshma …

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Why Do We Do Ganapathi Dhyana


We do Ganapathi Dhyaana before beginning any Vedic ritual. In fact Ganapathi Dhyaana could be done before we do any activity. In Ganapathi Dhyaana we stimulate our brain and invoke our concentration to perform our work. We invoke mental peace to perform our actions. II Shuklaam bharadaram Vishnum Shashi Varnam …

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Importance of Havan


Havan is one of the ten positive virtues or niyam that is prescribed for the devotee whose aspiration is to draw closer to the Divine, ultimately acquiring oneness with him. It is also one way of performing Deva yagya, one of man’s five daily duties, according to the tenets of …

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Why Hanuman likes Sindoor?


One day, Hanuman noticed that Sita wore a red powder in the parting of her hair. Curious, Hanuman enquired, what it was that she was wearing. “Dear Hanuman, it is sindoor that I am wearing.” said Sita. “What is sindoor and why was it so important?” asked Hanuman. “Sindoor makes …

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Some Unknown Facts about Lord Balaji – Tirupati


1. At the entrance of the main door, to the right side, a stick which was used by Ananthaalvar to hit Venkateshwara Swamy is present. When this stick was used to hit the ‘small boy’ Venkateshwara, his chin was hurt. Since then, the practice and tradition of applying Sandalwood paste …

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