Bhai Dooj (Yama Dwitiya) festival information, significance, importance, facts

Bhai Dooj (Yama Dwitiya) festival information, significance, importance, facts Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before moving towards to know about "Bhai Dooj (Yama Dwitiya) festival information, significance, importance, facts", let us know few basic and important information. Bhai Dooj (Yama Dwitiya) gives importance to the brother and sister relationship, similar to Rakhi festival. In this festival of Bhai Dooj (Yama Dwitiya), brother is Lord Yama and sister is Yamuna Devi (Yami) (River Yamuna). Both Lord Yama and Yamuna (River Yamuna) are the children of Lord Surya (Sun God) (father) and Sharanyu (Sanjna) Devi (mother). One of Yama's meaning is twin brother. That is, twin brother of Yamuna Devi (River Yamuna). Lord Yama is a deity of dharma. Lord Yama is one...
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Dhanurmasam (full) information (significance) (importance) (specialty) (facts)

Dhanurmasam (full) information (significance) (importance) (specialty) (facts) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before moving towards to know about "Dhanurmasam (full) information (significance) (importance) (specialty) (facts)", let us know few basic and important information. Dhanurmasam (धनुर्मासं) (dhanurmāsaṁ) is also written as धनुर्मास (dhanurmāsa) (dhanurmās), Dhanur, Dhanus, Dhanurmaas, Dhanurmasa, Dhanurmas, etc. In this post (article) you will get the information of the following (content): Dhanurmasam 2022 - 2023 start and end dates | What is the meaning of the word Dhanurmasam | Information about Four Purusharthas | Naivedyam (Bhog) food for Lord Sri Vishnu as per Agni Purana | What are the advantages of neivedyam (bhog) | Health related significance (importance) about the Dhanur Masam prasadam | What is prescribed in 'Sri Venkatachala Mahatmya'...
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Ugadi (Hindu new year) information (facts) (history) (significance) (importance) | What is the (real) meaning of new year (Hinduism) | Why Hindu Ugadi is the right day to celebrate new year

Ugadi (Hindu new year) information (facts) (history) (significance) (importance) | What is the (real) meaning of new year (Hinduism) | Why Hindu Ugadi is the right day to celebrate new year

Ugadi (Hindu new year) information (facts) (history) (significance) (importance) | What is the (real) meaning of new year (Hinduism) | Why Hindu Ugadi is the right day to celebrate new year Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna (Vishnu) (Rama) blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "Ugadi (Hindu new year) information (facts) (history) (significance) (importance) | What is the (real) meaning of new year (Hinduism) | Why Hindu Ugadi is the right day to celebrate new year", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. First, let us understand what is the real meaning of new year: The meaning of the new year is that, something new should be happen, seen etc. There should be some change in the weather, old leaves should...
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What is Maun Vrat and it’s significance

What is Maun Vrat and it’s significance

What is Maun Vrat and it's significance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! First of all let us know the meaning of the words 'mauna' and 'vrata': Both mauna and vrata are Samskruta / Sanskrit words. mauna - mau + na - mau = talking using mukha / mouth, na = no (not doing). Total meaning of this word is: Someone doing something which is related to 'not to talk' for some particular time or day or few days. vrata - vra + ta - vra = taking vow, ta = doing. Vrata is a Sanskrit word that means "vow, resolve, devotion, something which we do to make Bhagavan Sri Hari or other Demigods happy", and refers to pious observances such as doing pooja, fasting and pilgrimage (Tirtha) found in Indian religions. Vrata is typically accompanied with prayers seeking health and happiness for their loved ones as examples for material benefits and for seeking moksha / mukti &...
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What is Sashtang Namaskar correct meaning

What is Sashtang Namaskar correct meaning

What is Sashtang Namaskar correct meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sashtanga namaskaram is the best way of doing namaskaram to Bhagavan, Devatas, Rishis, Elders etc. This involves both physical and mental abilities. First of all, let us know the correct meaning of the word 'saashtaanga': saashtanga = sa + ashta = anga. Here, Sa means along with all, ashta means eight, anga means body parts, Total meaning of this is, 'doing something using all our 8 body parts'. Now let us know the correct meaning of 'namaskara': namaskaara = nama + as + kaara Here nama = doing pranaam / salutations / obeisances, as = me, kaara = doing Total meaning of this is, 'I am doing nama to Bhagavan / Guru / Elderly people etc' Thus, Saashtaanga Namaskaara means, 'I am doing nama to Bhagavan / Guru / Elderly people etc using all my eight body parts'. Those eight body parts are: 1. Two toes 2. Two knees 3. Two palms 4. The chest 5. The...
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Hindu vrat list (names with explanation)

Hindu vrat list (names with explanation)

List of Hindu vrat (vrata) (names with explanation) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna (Vishnu) (Rama) blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "Hindu vrat (vrata) list (names with explanation)", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. Note : Below information source is from "Varaha Purana". India or Bharata is the oldest nation of this earth. India has all the divine ingredients which are required for the upliftment of any person, both materially and spiritually. Among that, Vrata plays a prominent role. Vrata (Vrat) is a Sanskrit word that means "vow, resolve, devotion, something which we do to make Lord Sri Hari (Vishnu) and / or other Devatas (Demigods) happy" And Vrata (Vrat) refers to pious observances such as doing pooja, fasting...
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Sri Krishna and Rukmini marriage story (correct) (Srimad Bhagavatam)

Sri Krishna and Rukmini marriage story (correct) (Srimad Bhagavatam)

Sri Krishna and Rukmini marriage story (correct) (Srimad Bhagavatam) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna and Goddess Sri Rukmini Devi blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "Sri Krishna and Rukmini marriage story (correct) (Srimad Bhagavatam)", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. Raja (King) Bhishmaka (भीष्मक) (bhīṣmaka) was the Raja (King) of the Kingdom Kundina (Kundinapuri) (Vidarbha). Kundina or Kundinapuri was the capital of Vidarbha. The King Bhismaka was highly qualified. Bhishmaka had five sons and only one daughter. King Bhishmaka first son was known as Rukmī (रुक्मी), the second son name was Rukmaratha (रुक्मरथा), the third son name is Rukmabāhu (रुक्मबाहु), the fourth son name is Rukmakeśa (रुक्मकेश) and the fifth son name is Rukmamālī (रुक्ममाली)....
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What is Panchangam (Almanac) basic information

What is Panchangam (Almanac) basic information

What is Panchangam (Almanac) basic information Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! A Panchāngam, in Sanskrit is pronounced as पञ्चाङ्गम् is a Hindu Sanatana Dharma divine calendar and an almanac. This Hindu Panchāngam follows we established units of Hindu timeframe, and presents unique tithis / dates and their calculations in correct mathematical way. In India, a Panchāngam is pronounced in different ways like in Hindi it is called as Panchangam, in Kannada it is called as Panchangam, in Telugu is called as Panchangamu, etc. Pachangams are mainly used in Jyotisha shastra (Astrology). Panchangam timings varies through out India because of the time variations. This is because in Assam the Sunrise time may be different and in Gujarat Sunrise timings may be different. Similarly in all parts of India. But this time difference is minute. First of all let us all understand the meaning of the word ‘panchangam’: Panchangam - Pancha = five, angam = parts.  Panchangam, as...
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What is Shami (Banni) tree importance & significance

What is Shami (Banni) tree importance & significance

What is Shami (Banni) tree importance & significance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! There used to be a great Rishi called Rishi Jarva and his wife Sumedara. This couple had a very beautiful putri / daughter called shamika. When this putri / daughter attains the age of marriage, both Rishi Jarva and Sumedara made marriage with a person called Mandara. This Mandara was the son of Dhaumya Rishi and a student of Koushika Maharshi. Once this the newly married couple Mandaara and Shamika went for a walk in a vanam / forest. While walking in the vanam / forest both Mandara and Shamika saw a Rishi called Rishi Bhrusudi with unlimited number of Elephants’ trunks on his face and they both Mandara and Shamika started laughing. Seeing this Rishi Bhrusudi asked the reason for their laughing. But they both Mandara and Shamika instead of saying the reason they insulted the Rishi by laughing continuously. In-turn the...
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Why Hindus do Pradakshina (circumambulation / parikrama) around deity, temples

Why Hindus do Pradakshina (circumambulation / parikrama) around deity, temples

Why Hindus do Pradakshina (circumambulation / parikrama) around deity, temples Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! First let us know the meaning of ‘प्रदक्षिण’ / ‘pradakshina’ in Sanskrit: (We should always remember that Sanskrit is such a beautiful and accurate bhasha / language, if we look at any shabdha / word of Sanskrit it won’t be just a shabdha / word, but in fact, it will be a whole vaakya / sentence.) For example, महाभारत / Mahabharata = Here Maha + Bharata = Great + A country known as Bharata. Thus, Mahabharata means, a "Great Country called Bharata". Similarly, रामायण / Ramayana = Rama + Ayana = Bhagavan Sri Rama + lives in the Granta. Thus, Ramayana means, it is a granta (Hindu divine book) in which Bhagavan Sri Rama lives. Just like this: प्र / pra means something which removes all kinds of papas / sins द / da means something which fulfils all desires क्षि / kshi means freedom from future births (rebirths) ण / na means...
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