DIVINE WEDDING!

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God created the world-humans and animals, forests and valleys,
Mountains and seas  for all the living beings to live in peace and plenty!
Man in his wisdom created festivals of all types in all religions
To be emulated and practiced by all in all regions and religions!

Divine wedding in Madurai- a holy place in Tamilnadu a pious festival!
Meenakshi Thirukalyanam is the divine wedding of Meenakshi Amman with Lord Shiva.
Held in Madurai, the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu the biggest event it is.
Legends say that Lord Shiva visited Madurai to tie the nuptial knots with Meenakshi.

Annual event takes place in ‘Meenakshi Amman Temple’ at Madurai-
Devotees from all corners of the world come to witness this DIVINE WEDDING!
As aA part of the renowned Chithirai festival, Meenakshi Thirukalyanam is
Held on the tenth day. Devotees throng in thousands to seek the divine blessings!

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April 13th Birth Day of GANDHIJI’S GOD!

 

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Last words of the dying normal human being  groaning and weeping
Hence Mahatma Gandhi Mahatmaji fell backwards on getting bullet shots
Chanting RAM RAM- some say he chanted HEY RAM-RAM was in his lips
Today is SRI RAMA NAVAMI -birth day of LORD RAM -a HOLY DAY !

Ram Navami religious and traditional festival, celebrated
With great enthusiasm by the Hindus all over on the birthday
Of the Lord Rama, the seventh avatar from the Dashavatar
Of the Lord Vishnu.this festival falling on ninth day in Chaitra.

The great Avatar to demonstrate how a human must live on earth
Love and obedience for parents; taking care of brothers and friends
Even under the most trying circumstances in life one may face
On this holy day let us invoke HIS blessings to lead a noble life!

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HEARTY WELCOME TO NEW YEAR HAPPY UGADI 2019!

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Ugadi  lunar New Year’s Day for the Telugus and Kannadigas
On this day Lord Brahma created the universe and has written our fate.
The festival marks the beginning of Telugu new year.
Great  day in the lives of a big section of the society!

 Festival begins on the first new moon after the Spring Equinox and
celebrated the next morning as day starts from sunrise.
Wake up before sunrise, take oil baths and decorate  houses.
We have prayers and social calls to kith and kin to wish them well!

Special dish  is Bevu Bella, a paste made from jaggery , neem buds, tamarind juice and raw mango. to signify the life- sweet, bitter, sour what not!
The festival holiday in Karnataka, Andhra , Tamil Nadu, Telangana,
In Mahharashtra it is Gudiipadawa. We clean the houses and buy new clothes.
Happy new year to you, happy ugadhi to all my Telugu and Kannada friends
May the new year bring all cheers, peace and plenty, joy and harmony!

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UGADI SUBHAKAANKSHALU TO ALL MY UGADI CELEBRATING FRIENDS

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March 4th- MAHA SHIVRATHRI DAY

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HOLY days are several in a year in all religions over the world
India-my holy Motherland that is Bharath has indeed many for old!
Today the fourth March is one such”SHIVRATHRI DAY” for Hindus very sacred
Observing in East and West, North and South and Central at temples and homes valued!

Celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva in the luni-solar month
Shivrathri is observed every month; but today is MAHA SHIVRATHRI
THE GREAT NIGHT OF SHIVA! Major, solemn festival-marks
Overcoming of darkness and ignorance in life and world!

Day is spent chanting Shiva’s name, prayers, fasting, keeping awake all through the night
Meditating on ethics, noble virtues of self control and restraint,honesty,
Ahimsa, forgiveness all man making and character building; visit Shiva temples
Indeed a very holy day for all Hindus; let us observe with all faith and belief!

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March 1st. WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

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More things are wrought by prayer than what the world dreams of nicely said!
First of March -today first Friday of March-World Day of prayer held!
Informed Prayer. Prayerful Action. Christians from hundred and seventy
Countries come together in spirit, uniting on a common day to pray
For relevant issues affecting women and children. This is a reality:
The movement active for nearly hundred years. Each year, a different
Country writes the service materials. This year, the writing country
Is Slovenia: “Come – Everything is Ready”.Let us all join and pray efficient!

We in India believe in prayer and resort to action sans fear or favor
“Action is Thy duty, fruit is not thy concern” Lord Krishna\s words
All religions have their own respective system of prayer
May the world enjoy peace and prosperity sans violence and vendetta!

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28th February-Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

 

Our HOLY MOTHERLAND India that is Bharath is a blessed land
Whose many children are Saints and Seers, Scientists and writers grand
Politicians of the noblest order like Mahatma Gandhi
Spiritual leaders par excellent guiding the world all over!

Twenty Eighth February a significant day in Indian history
Observing Saraswati’s Arya Samaj- honorable society advances esteems
And practices in view of the faultlessness of the Vedas. Dayanand Saraswati
Composed numerous books with a specific end goal to make his work and thoughts godlike.

One of his is Satyarth Prakashk adding Indian freedom development also.
The Arya Samaj is principled under Satyarth Prakash which is  ‘Light of Truth’.
Most critical piece of his writings.Today we recall Swamiji’s great deeds.
The goal of the day enables all the more great . Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati
Or Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti praises the birth commemoration
Of the organizer of Arya Samaj-Dayanand Saraswati. Let us seek his grace!

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Guru Ravidas Birthday 19 February

Guru Ravidas

Our holy Motherland is a blessed land indeed for having given birth
To several Saints and Seers, devoted and erudite who spread Bhakthi
Cult in this wonderful land with great sincerity and devotion
Which no other can claim on earth. We are indeed a proud Nation!

Six hundred and forty second Birth Anniversary of Guru Ravidas
Is today the nineteenth February.Guru Ravidas a famous saint
Of the Bhakti Movement. His devotional songs and verses made impact
Upon the devotees.Ravidas is also revered as Raidas, Rohidas and Ruhidas.

Guru Ravidas was born at Mandhuadhe in Varanasi, birthplace is known
As Shri Guru Ravidas Janam Asthan a major place of pilgrimage for all.
Bhakthi manifests through bajans and songs- elevating the soul
On this holy day let us pray for all through his bajans all.

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