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Friday Fast – Shukravar Vrat or Upvaas

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Shakti represents the goddess energy in its purest and most powerful form. Friday is dedicated to worshipping the mother goddess, Shakti. The two most prominent fasts observed on Friday are dedicated to Santoshi Mata and Vaibhav Lakshmi. White is the color and diamond is the gem associated with Friday. Santoshi Mata fast Santoshi Mata is an incarnation of the divine ...

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Navratri Ashtmi Puja ( Pujan vidhi of ashtmi )

Navratri Ashtmi Puja

The eighth day of Navratri is celebrated as Durga Ashtami.  Durga Ashtami is on 6th October 2019. Durga Ashtami is the most auspicious day to perform Kanya Puja or Kumari Puja. Devotes take bath early in the morning and wear neat and clean clothes. Halwa, allo puri and black chana are prepared to serve the goddess. You can also use ...

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Bhraspativar (Guruvar) Vrat Thursday Fast

Brihaspati vrat on Thursday

Lord Vishnu is the preserver of the universe. Thursday is dedicated to him. He is the second god from the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh. Lord Vishnu is known by many other names, including Adisesh, Hariom, Harinarayan, Ekanad and Chakradhar. There are 10 avatars of Lord Vishnu, the first one was Matsya (the fish) and the 10th one Kalki (the mighty warrior) ...

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Jupiter and Venus Conjunction will raise the conflict within us

Jupiter and Venus

In Transit these days Venus and Jupiter are conjoined in the sign Cancer.  As both these planets give us something they are known as to be benefic by nature. This Jupiter and Venus is a very interesting conjunction as in Vedic astrology both are known to be teachers, Jupiter or Bhiraspati is the Guru , spiritual teacher or you can ...

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Fasting On Wednesdays – Budhwar Vrat

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Wednesday is dedicated to Lord Krishna and to the planet Mercury or Budh. Krishna is known by many different names including Hari, Gopal, Keshava, and Jagannath. Krishna, when prayed to with pure devotion and profound faith is known to fulfill the wishes and desires of his devotees. In some places Lord Vishnu is worshipped. The Krishna mantra, when chanted for ...

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Rahu and Ketu the Spiritual Purifier

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Much maligned Rahu and Ketu are north and south nodes of the Moon thatdictate solar and lunar eclipses, because of which are also known as shadowy planets. Rahu and Ketu astronomically represent the points at which the Moons orbit crosses the ecliptic, the celestial equator.Although they are not physical in form yet are very important when we talk about planetary ...

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