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2013 Amavasya Dates : Timings of No Moon in 2013

Here are the dates of 2012, Amavasya with its timing and the day of importance according to the Hindu religious and traditional calendar. This piece of information can be had as a mini calendar in order to remember the dates of Amavasya. 11 [...]

Remedies for the people born on Amavasya day

It is largely believed that Amavasya birth is totally not good. According to Sage Parasara, “O Maitreya!, the person, born on Amavasya, is always poverty stricken.It is therefore essential to adopt remedial measures to obtain relief from [...]

Chitou Amavasya – The legend of Harali kans and the ancient tradition

Chitou Amavasya has an ancient tradition that is strongly associated with the land of this particular region of Orissa. A state of India that is located on the eastern coastal belt of Bay of Bengal is Orissa. The primary occupation of this area [...]

Yellu Amavasya or Ellu Amavasi, a festivity during the Kharif season

Yellu Amavasya or Ellu Amavasi largely marks the perfect culmination of the Kharif season cross India. It is observed in the month of December’s new moon day. The villagers along with their family members, relatives and friends on this auspicious [...]

Jammu & Kashmir Temples for pilgrims during Amavasya days

The Hindu pilgrimage devotees who are traveling through the state of Jammu and Kashmir towards various destinations in the Greater Himalaya needn’t worry during the Amavasya days as there are many Shiva temples to visit in this particular [...]

Who is Lord Shani dev?

The popular mantra of Lord Shani Dev is Om Sham Shanaishcharaye Namah. The Lord’s consort is Nīladēvī. The mount used by him is Raven, Vulture and Crow. Shani is one of the Jyotiṣa or Navagraha. In Hindu astrology, the nine primary celestial [...]

The Shani Mantra to please Lord Shani

On the day of Shani Jayanti, the Shani Mantra to please Lord Shani is given below: Om shreem shanidevaya namo namaha! Om shreem shanidevaya shanty Bhavaha! Om shreem shanidevaya Subham Phalaha! Om shreem shanidevayapralaha prapti phalaha! This [...]

Important temples of Lord Shani dev in Tamil Nadu

It is to be noted that there just a few important temples of Lord Shani dev in Tamil Nadu. It is to be remembered that Tamil nadu is a land of ancient and medieval and modern temples in large number. Shree Shani Teerth is located in Tirunalaru [...]

Why amavasya devotees should pray to Lord Shani dev?

As per the Dharmgranthas, Lord shani dev is the son of Chhaya who was the second wife of Lord Surya. It is to be remembered that Chhaya is a very devoted devotee of Lord Shiv. During Shani was inside the womb of Chhaya, she used deeply worship [...]

One and only Shaneeshwar Temple in Kerala for Amavasya devotees

In Kerala, there is only one Shanesshwar temple. It is located at Kannanmam in Kollam district. The major nearest towns are Kottarakkara, Adoor, Pandalam (Sabarimaalaa Swaamy palace), Karunagappilly and Kayamkulam. The nearest places are Bharanikkavu, [...]