The personal approach God,of treating Him as a Hukan being and interacting with Him as one would with a Human being is unique to Hinduism.
For Hinduism, God is not someone who wields the stick when we err or offer carrots when we are in our best behaviour.
When a Choza king stopped it, the harbour city of Kaveripumpattinam in Tamil Nadu was devoured by the sea..
This Festival the Indian Valentines Day was held on the Chitra Pournmi Day.
That is on the day the Nakshatra Chitra( Spica) and a Full Moon fall on the same day.
This is around May 10 of the Gregorian Calendar.
To allow for climate changes this is celebrated around is September 27 in Nepal
This is also the day of Buddha Pournima and Kurma Jayanthi
The Devi (mother Goddess) killed Madhu and Kaidabha as Vishnu Maya (Thamasic-base), killed Mahishasura as Lakshmi (Rajashic form-materialistic) and killed Shumbha and Nishumbha in the form of Goddess Saraswathi (Sathvic-spiritual).
All the three are combined in this Stotra.
It consists of Chapters 74 to 86 (13 chapters) of the Markandeya Purana and has 700 stanzas.
Pratahkal Gowri Puja Muhurat = 06:12 to 08:37
Duration = 2 Hours 24 Mins
Pradoshkal Gowri Puja Muhurat = 18:16 to 20:01
Duration = 1 Hour 44 Mins
Tritiya Tithi Begins = 17:27 on 15/Sep/2015
Tritiya Tithi Ends = 20:01 on 16/Sep/2015
One would have across the term Brahmotsava being performed n Lord Vishnu Temples. Brahmotsvams are quite popular in Thirupathi Sri Balaji Temple and Sri Rangam Ranganatha Temple , though the Brahmotsavams are conducted in all the Sri Vaishnava Templs in the South. What is Brahmotsavam? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBgKOOv3hpE Brahmotsavam means a Festival, an offering By Lord Brahma … Continue reading What Is Brahmotsava,Tirupati Brahmotsva