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KNOW WHY IS IT BAD TO GET MARRIED IN THE UNHOLY CHATURMAS

KNOW WHY IS IT BAD TO GET MARRIED IN THE UNHOLY CHATURMAS

Why people don’t get married during the Chaturmas ? There is a reason behind it, people believe that during this period the Deities sleep, the demons are active and harassing the humans. In the  Chaturmas  all religious observances like fasting, bathing in holy rivers occur.  A quote says – वार्षिकांश्चतुरो मासान् वाहयेत् केनचिन्नरः । व्रतेन न चेदाप्नोति किल्मिषं वत्सरोद्भवम् ।। ...

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OBSERVING “ VRAT ” AND “ UPWAS ” WHY ?

OBSERVING “ VRAT ” AND “ UPWAS ” WHY ?

  ‘ Vrat ’ and ‘ Upwas ’ have special significance in all festivals. While they differ in meaning and significance but in general, they are considered the same, both differ very little in the sense.  In ‘Vrat,’ food is not considered as binding, where as in ‘ Upwas ’ fasting is essential.  For any ‘ Upwas ’, food and ...

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WHY AND HOW DO WE OBSERVE SIXTEEN MONDAYS ?

WHY AND HOW DO WE OBSERVE SIXTEEN MONDAYS ?

Monday is the day of the beginning of the week. This day is being observed with new concepts, objectives and prospects in the quiet mind. It requires that the person’s mind is not distressed  and the state of mind remains under control. Observing all day fasting in the name of Lord Shiva, also completes the worship of the Lord of ...

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