Posts made in October, 2011


During Kaarthika month, the first day after Diwali/Deepavali is called Sudha Padyami. On this special day, people perform puja for cows. Cow is considered a sacred symbol even in ancient India as well as in parts of Europe. Cow provides various sources of food and it was considered very foolish to eat the animal which provides much more than meat. (Remember the story of the naive fool who killed the Duck that produced one golden egg...

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Kaarthika Masam

Kaarthika Masam


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The full moon day in this month is associated with the star “Krithika”. Hence it is called “Kaarthika Maasam”(Kaarthika Month). Matsya Purana is telling that if people can begin to build their houses it will be worthwhile. From Diwali Amavasya(New Moon day) to Kaarthika Amavasya if we light Diya(deepam) inside/outside the house, then it is very beneficial and brings good energy into the house. During these...

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Diwali is the festival of lights. It is probably one of the most widely popular festivals of India celebrated around the world. Mohammadans also celebrate Diwali festival (they give presents to hindu brothers). Gujarathis celebrate it like Ugadi(new year’s day).  They put books in front of God and do puja. This type of puja is called “Vaahi puja” in Gujarathi. This day, everybody lights up candles and burst fire...

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Bahula Chaturdasi


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    This day is also called as Naraka Chaturdhi. This day and Diwali day, Lakshmi devi is believed to be living in Gingelly oil. So prepare to take head bath with gingelly oil.    Everybody has seven chakras on their backbone. If we do saadhana, then one by one, all the seven chakras light up. That person’s life will be good. Whoever saw the seven chakras in their life, they will have no darkness in their inner...

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In our childhood, there used to be a period/class in the curriculum called “citizenship training”. The rules of the road and the little courtesies that would sweeten one’s life are impressed upon young minds. Personally, I feel that in most of the coutnries in the world today, the absence of this period/class had made a great difference(in a bad  way). For example, holding the door for an aged person, giving up seat...

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