Shravana Amavasya, 11 August 2018

Shravana Amavasya is a spiritual event observed by Hindus. It is observed in the Hindu lunar calendar 5th month called Shravan. The Shravana month in 2018 is from Gregorian date 23rd of July to the 22nd of August. It marks the rainy season. Amavasya means new or no moon day. Therefore, Shravana Amavasya is the no moon day that falls in the Hindu rainy season month of Shravana. Shravana Amavasya in 2018 falls on the 11th of August, Saturday.

Shravana Amavasya is observed in dedication to Lord Shiva and the departed ancestors of natives. Amavasya time is considered auspicious for the worshipping and remembrance of the departed ancestors. Many devotees also pray to Lord Shiva for a good rainy season and rainfall.

Lord Shiva is one of the top three Hindu deities, along with Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu. Lord Shiva is known as the destroyer of the evil and the protector of the Universe. Goddess Parvati is considered as the equal part of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is also followed-worshipped in Nepal and parts of Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Bangladesh, South Africa, Fiji, Malaysia, Singapore, the West Indies, and Suriname etc. Traces of ancient worship can be found in Cambodia (Lord Shiva Lingam Temple), Laos (ruined Khmer Temple), Thailand, a small minority in Afghanistan (Hindu Kush mountains), and other parts of the world.

Shravana Amavasya is also known by different names region-wise, e.g., Gatari Amavasya in Maharashtra, Chukkala Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Chitalgi Amavasya in Orissa, Hariyali Amavasya in Rajasthan.

A popular Mantra for Lord Shiva is—

                   Om Namah Shivaaya

                         नम: शिवाय

Auspicious Greh Parvesh dates – June 2018

There are specific auspicious dates for Greh Parvesh in each month. Greh Parvesh means new home entry or housewarming. The Greh Parvesh dates are calculated as per the Hindu calendar, lunar month, Panchang, Shuddhi, Vaastu, Nakshatra, auspicious weekday, ceremony timing, region aspects etc. Greh means home. Parvesh means entry. Greh Parvesh is also referred to Shubh Mahurut for home entry. Shubh Mahurut means the auspicious occasion.

Some of the purposes in observing the auspicious dates for Greh Parvesh are to keep the evil spirit out, enhance auspiciousness, advantageousness, that the new home turns lucky-fateful; that it brings happiness, career-professional development, harmony, peace of mind, security, family, good health, marriage bliss, parents, future wealth gain, empowering education-knowledge etc.

The auspicious dates of Greh Parvesh for the month of June 2018 are the 22nd, 25th, 29th and the 30th.

In Astrology, the 4th House is also the House of Property. It covers facets like property purchase, land, owning a home comfort-benefit, property inheritance, luxury etc. The placement-positioning of each celestial body and-or astrological aspect like Rahu-Ketu, has a specific significance. It can be benefic and malefic. For example, Jupiter in the 4th House brings strength and owing a solid foundation home. Venus in the planet brings beauty, aesthetics in the home. Venus is positive towards the desire of a home.

It is best to consult an Astrologer, Acharya or Priest etc for accuracy in the scope-opportunity-strength of owning a home in a native’s unique Janam Kundali, natal-birth chart.

If any of the celestial bodies or astrological aspects are weak in a native’s horoscope, Astrologers, Acharyas etc provide remedies, cures and Upays. This nullifies any disadvantageousness, weakness, challenge etc in a Janam Kundali towards home.

We wish all natives and our readers the pleasures of a happy home and prosperity.

Auspicious Vehicle Purchase Dates

On an average, a native would spend around 7% of his/her time in travel-transport. Technology has reduced the travel time. It has increased the speed and efficiency. But population growth, traffic jams, parking issues, encroachment, long distance travel etc, have increased the journey time spent in transit. So a vehicle is auspicious. At times a vehicle proves to be lucky and sometimes unlucky.

People are changing their vehicles more often now than in yester-years and decades. In India, in view of pollution, control and vehicle life, the Government has limited petrol versions fitness up to 15 years. For diesel vehicles it is 10 years. Vehicles have become more affordable and reachable. The future is undoubtedly electric.

A vehicle can mean differently for each native. For some it is just reaching from point or destination A to B; for some a status symbol, comfort, up-gradation, customization etc; many consider safety, assess re-sale, popularity, value for money, mileage, parking, maneuverability, reliability, looks, family, adventure, tourism, business etc.

Certain colors are lucky and favorable for each native. In India, more than 70% of vehicles account for colors white, grey and silver. White is preferred in hotter climate regions.  In India, it is perhaps the easiest color to maintain and sell.

Many natives seek blessings at the time of purchase of vehicle. Many consult Priests and Astrologers for the auspicious vehicle purchase dates-times. This is because they seek vehicle favorability, fate and luck. The horoscope’s 4th House is considered for vehicle satisfaction. There are specific vehicle purchase dates through the month. These are determined per the planets’ placement-positioning, week day, lunar, numerology etc. Certain vehicle numbers and adding of it prove favorable.

The auspicious vehicle purchase dates for the month of May 2018 are the 2nd, 7th, 10th and the 13th. It is called Shubh Mahurat. Many natives take their newly purchased vehicle to holy places like temple. This is to seek the blessings of the God; so that the Priest may perform a prayer. Many tie a holy red cloth. It is about the size of a handkerchief. A holy Swastika and-or Om sign is temporarily marked on the vehicle. This is also to wade away any jealous eyes, envy etc.

We wish all our readers safe, enjoyable, lucky travel, vehicle happiness and happy safe motoring.

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Mohini Ekadashi – 26 April 2018, Balance Attraction

The 26th of April 2018 marks the holy Hindu event of Mohini Ekadashi. Mohini means attractive magical enchanting beauty. Mohini also refers to the deity Goddess Mohini. She is one of the female avatars of Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi is a Sanskrit word. Ekadash means eleven. Ekadashi refers to the 11th day of waxing-rising phase of the moon. The phenomenon is called Shukla Paksha. Mohini Ekadashi falls on this day in the month of Vaisakha in north India. This is according to the Hindu lunar calendar. It is believed that Lord Vishnu appeared in this form on Mohini Ekadashi.

Many devotees observe Vrat. Vrat means fasting. Goddess Mohini and Lord Vishnu are worshiped across India. The Vrat is observed in dedication to Lord Vishnu. There are limited specific Goddess Mohini temples also. But devotees also visit Lord Vishnu temples on this event. Lord Shiva was once attracted to Goddess Mohini. A prominent God in south India, Lord Ayyappan was the consort son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Mohini.  

Mohini Ekadashi was once narrated between Maharaja Yudhishthir and Lord Krishna. Maharaja Yudhishthir then wished to know about Mohini Ekadashi.

There is one connection between astrological aspects of Rahu-Ketu and Goddess Mohini. It was when Goddess Mohini was distributing the Amrit to the Devtaas. Amrit is the power syrup to drink. It is like nectar. Devtaas mean deities. It is said that one monster was also seated. Then the Sun God and Moon God informed Lord Vishnu in the form of Goddess Mohini about this. He cut off the head of the monster with the Sudarshan Chakra. The head was separated from the main body. Since then, the Head is known as Rahu and the body as Ketu. Rahu-Ketu is widely used in the ancient Indian Astrology. These are two points that denote the intersection of the points between the sun and the moon. One is north node, the other south node. Their nature is basically malefic. It is also sometimes referred as rouge ‘planet’. They are not physical actual planets, they are aspects.

Mohini Ekadashi Vrat is observed to get rid of sins. Some say it includes the sins of any of the past births. It is also to seek blessings. It is to plead for happiness and prosperity. It is to bring Moksha. Moksha means freedom or release from life. The Vrat is broken the next day at dawn. Consumption of fruit juice, fruits, water etc is allowed. Typically, a specific meal is taken only once a day. Devotees bathe early in the morning. Then they perform prayers. The exact time of Vrat observation, Puja and breaking of the fast should be consulted. Puja means prayer performance.

A Mantra for this occasion is—
            Om Namo Arihantanam Aare Aarini,
            Mohinim Mohaya Mohaya Swaha.

The Mantra is said to balance the attraction equation, especially between male and female.

Skanda Sashti – 21 April 2018

The 21st of April 2018 marks the holy Hindu event of Skanda Sashti. Skanda is a Sanskrit word. Skanda is a name. Skanda means the Hindu deity Lord Kartikeya. There are more names of Lord Skanda. Lord Skanda is more popular in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Skanda in Buddhism is also a popular Chinese holy being. Sashti means the 6th. Sashti is also a Sanskrit word.

Skanda Sashti is observed on the 6th lunar day of the Shukla Paksha. Shukla Paksha is the waxing-rising phase of the moon. Skanda Sashti is the day to observe Vrat. Vrat means fasting. It means to vow or to dedicate. Periodical fasting is said to be good for health. The fasting is in honor of Lord Skanda. It is to seek his blessings, to safeguard natives.

In Hinduism, Lord Skanda is the God of War. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesha is his younger brother. Some say Lord Ganesha was elder.

Some of the other names of Lord Skanda are Subramanya, Lord Swaminath, Murugan, Muruga, Subramani, Shanmukha, Swaminatha, Kumaraswamy etc.

Skanda Sashti is observed on a monthly lunar calendar basis. The remaining dates of Skanda Sashti for 2018 are: the 20th May, 18th June, 17th July, 16th August, 14th September, 14th October, 13th November and the 13th December.

Skanda Sashti is mostly observed dedicatedly by Tamil Nadu Hindus. Devotees bathe early in the morning. Then they perform prayers. Neither alcohol nor non vegetarian is consumed. A single meal is taken. Juices without salt and fruits are allowed. It is for the entire day. Many devotees visit Lord Skanda temples. These temples are mostly found in South India. Some famous ones are in Madurai, Coimbatore, Chennai etc. 

A common Mantra for Lord Skanda (Kartikeya) is—
Om Sharavana Bhavaya Namaha

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Akshaya Tritiya – 18 April 2018

The 18th of April 2018 marks the Hindu holy event of Akshaya Tritiya. Akshaya is a Sanskrit word. It means never failing…never diminishing. It is supposed to empower luck-fate. It enables success and prosperity. Tritiya is the 3rd lunar day of the Shukla Paksha. Shukla Paksha is a waxing-rising phase of the Earth’s moon. It is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Vaisakh. Akshaya Tritiya is considered one of the most auspicious days to start anything new. Akshaya Tritiya is also called Akha Teej.

Akshaya Tritiya is observed in India and Nepal. It is celebrated by Hindus and Jains. Akshaya Tritiya is marks the birthday of Lord Parshuram. Lord Parshuram is the 6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is called Parshuram Jayanti. Jayanti means birthday or anniversary. But popularly Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi are worshiped on Akshaya Tritiya. Lakshmi means wealth and financial wellbeing.  She signifies abundance. She is the wife of Lord Vishnu.  

Akshaya Tritiya is regarded auspicious and lucky for new beginnings. It can be new work, a new journey, marriage, friendship, new endeavor etc. Many ladies go out shopping. Many buy gold. A lot of Jewelers come out with gold schemes. Many investors make investments. A few devotees observe Vrat. Vrat means fasting. They bathe early in the morning. Then they perform Puja, prayers.

We wish our readers all the wealth, prosperity, good luck-fate, success on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. We also wish you all Happy Parshuram Jayanti.

Common Mantra for Goddess Lakshmi is OM HREEM SHREEM LAKSHMI BHAYO NAMAH.

A Mantra for Lord Vishnu is OM NAMO NARAYANAYA.

Here Om means the Supreme Soul. Namo means salute. Narayanaya is the Lord Vishnu.

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Dr Ambedkar Jayanti – 14th of April 2018

Respected honored Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the man behind the Constitution of India. He is also known as the Father of the Indian Constitution. He is also known as Babasaheb. Jayanti means the birth or anniversary celebration. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was born on the 14th of April 1891. Therefore, Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated in his remembrance every year.

Dr. Ambedkar was a son of an Army Officer. He belonged to Maharashtra.  He had many siblings. He pursued his higher studies very well. He went to the University of Bombay. He was set in an arranged marriage at a very early age, under 18. After completing studies at the University of Bombay, he went to the prestigious Columbia University in the US. He achieved a scholarship. He did his MA and Ph.D. in Economics. Then he moved to London

The Constitution of India came into effect on the 26th of January 1950. It marks the Republic Day of India. Republic Day is celebrated across India. It is a gazetted holiday. Many schools, other educational institutes, offices etc observe a ceremony. Typically a parade, speech and other activities are held. The speech is normally by a prominent person or head of the institute like Principal. India’s Republic Day in New Delhi is the most prominent. It is forecasted on leading channels-media. Foreign guests are invited. Cultural, military, defense display, social, cultural dances etc convoys enlighten the event.

There are many accolades, lifetime milestones, achievements, accomplishments etc to Dr. Ambedkar’s credit. He pioneered many subjects like economics, political science, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, history. His praise, value, fight, noble causes especially in shaping India’s core structure etc are mentioned in every educational literature in India. These are the subject of prestigious examinations.

Let us salute him, honor him. He was one of the pillars in the turning point in the shaping of India. Happy Ambedkar Jayanti.

Happy Baisakhi – 14th of April 2018

The 14th of April 2018 marks India’s New Year. This is according to the Indian solar calendar.  Baisakhi is also considered a holy festival. Baisakhi is also spelled Vaisakhi. The Solar New Year is celebrated in different names across India. In north India, it is called Baisakhi. In other regions, the names are like ‘Puram Vishu’ in Tamil Nadu, ‘Baisakh’ in Bihar, ‘Rangoli Bihu’ in Assam etc. 

It is celebrated enthusiastically by farmers. They go their harvest farming fields. There is a lot of singing, dancing, music, feasts, greetings etc. Often natives visit each other’s homes. Many decorate their homes with colorful lights. Sweets are distributed. Many even visit holy religious sites like Gurudwaras, temples. Prayer, worshiping ceremonies are conducted. Natives pray for prosperity. Farmers call upon for a favorable farming season.

Baisakhi also has a historical significance. Several events took place around this time in history. One of the Sikh Gurus Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, in the Sikh leadership, refused to convert to Islam. The Mughals used to force religious conversion like by Emperor AurangzebGuru Tegh Bahadur Ji was executed for refusing. It also leads to the formation of a rebellion Group against forced conversion and aggression, on the Baisakhi day.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre also took place on Baisakhi time. There was a huge gathering in the Bagh in Amritsar. Next year will mark the 100th anniversary in remembrance of those martyred by the British. The massacre happened on the 13th of April 1919.

This 14th of April 2018 also marks Ambedkar Jayanti. So there is a double celebration and remembrance.  Baisakhi is a restricted holiday. Ambedkar Jayanti is an observance.

Let us celebrate the two occasions this 14th of April 2018; especially for each native, farmers, and to commemorate India’s every step and event in the struggle against injustice, unfairness, aggression and our beloved freedom fighters.

We wish our readers Happy Baisakhi .

Sun Transit – 14th of April 2018

Our solar system’s Sun will make a transit on the 14th of April 2018. The Sun moves into Aries on the 14th of April 2018. The Sun spends about 30 days in each of the 12 zodiac signs. The Sun will stay in Aries until the 15th of May 2018. The transit is from Pisces to Aries.

The Sun is the only star of our solar system. It is gigantic. It is about 14 lac km in diameter. That is approximately 870,000 miles. The size of Earth is 12,742 km in diameter. That is about 7,900 miles. The Sun is about 109 times in diameter to Earth.
There are thousands of Sun temples in India and Nepal. Many are ancient. Many are from the Vedic times.  There are a few in China (Buddhism), Mexico, Egypt etc. From the ancient Vedic times to modern day, Lord Surya is a prominent deity. Surya means the Sun. Sun is also a deity in other followings like Buddhism, in South America, Africa, Greek-Roman culture etc.

The 14th of April 2018 also marks the Solar New Year in India. Baisakhi, the New Year is celebrated among Sikhs. It is celebrated in many parts of India. Other regional names are like ‘Puram Vishu’ in Tamil Nadu, ‘Baisakh’ in Bihar, ‘Rangoli Bihu’ in Assam etc. 

The Sun has a significant role in astrology, astronomy, life on Earth etc. It is the main source of energy on Earth. It has its effect on the humans, physically and mentally.

The ‘Sun Sign’ represents a native’s core. It is his/her main personality. It represents the Self. The Sun has one of the greatest influences on humans. Then comes the Moon. ‘Moon Sign’ comes after the ‘Sun Sign’.

The presence of the Sun in a natal birth chart, sign or horoscope has different interpretation and results. It changes from time-to-time. This is due to movement of the celestial bodies. Numerous other aspects play a pivotal role, such as the degree, House, conjunction etc.

The Sun qualities are vibrant. It reflects dominating nature, authoritative, position, Government, power, strength etc. Each celestial body has its malefic aspects too. The negative side of the Sun is arrogance, jealousy, ego etc.

Sundays are named after the Sun. The Sun’s direction is the east. The color of Sun in astrology is orange. The friends of the Sun are Mars, Jupiter, and the Earth’s moon. Mercury is neutral with the Sun. Opponents are Saturn and Venus. The Sun gemstone is ruby.  

The Sun’s transit will mean differently. It depends on the status, conditions etc in the natal birth chart.

A Surya Mantra for general success and future is:
                        Om Aditya Vidmahe Martandaya Dheemhi
                        Tanay Surya Prachodyat

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April 2018 Auspicious Marriage Dates, Happy Married Life

Indian or Hindu marriage dates are mostly set with reference to the Hindu lunar calendar. Marriage is endeavored as a once in a lifetime affair. Even in re-marriages, the stars are referenced. This is for auspiciousness. It is to bring favorability, longevity, sureness, confidence etc in marriage. Also to bring fate-luck in love, profession, job, business, wealth, health, child, parents, growth, prosperity, mental peace, harmony, balance etc.

In India, generally in all religions the holy Priests, Astrologers etc are consulted. This is to set an auspicious marriage date. Many determine the marriage success likelihood and couples’ compatibility beforehand.

Re-marriages can happen due to any reasons like spouse death, divorce, family issues, lack of trust, suicide, separation, extra marital affairs, lack of commitment, family interference, individual space, financial, child-birth, behavior-temperament, infidelity, communication gap, work demand, forced marriages, lifestyle disparity, social causes, status, sex, lack of intimacy or emotions, mental or physical  mismatch, respect, ego, culture, professional reasons like call-center/ night shifts and so forth. To mitigate such unforeseen happenings, Janam Kundali, Natal Birth Charts of the couples are matched. This is to mitigate any future discourse.

Like in many Western societies, the divorce rate is rising amongst the modern Indians; though Indians way far behind. It is still believed that mostly in the Indian middle class, divorce is a taboo. This is more in the rural areas. There are family pressures to make marriages work against all odds. Families encourage couples in giving time, especially in the initial critical years of marriage.

About 40+% of American couples divorce or live separately. Whereas in India, the overall average is much lower than 1% (through internet source). The US has same-sex marriage as well. In India it is illegal. It will be US’ Ms. Megan Markle’s 2nd marriage to the UK’s Prince Harry. The wedding is scheduled for the 19th of May 2018 in Windsor, the UK.

Astrology tells about the favorability, possibility and potentiality in the couples. It can tell about the merits and demerits. Predictions about success of a marriage can be determined. Nobody wants divorce, legal, tension, unluckiness in aspects like profession, child, parents, health, wealth etc. after the marriage.

The auspicious wedding dates and times are called Shubh Vivah Mahurut. Here, Shubh means auspicious. Vivah means wedding. Mahurut means date, time, moment. 

The Shubh Vivah Mahurut dates for April 2018 are the 18, 19, 20, 24, 25 27, 28, 29 and 30.

We wish everyone a happy, lucky, loving, everlasting, harmonious married life.

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