Shani Dev is one of the most popular deities that the Hindus pray to ward off evil and remove obstacles. Shani literally means the “slow-moving-one”. According to myths, Shani oversees the "dungeons of the human heart and the dangers that lurks there."
The festival of Avani Avittam signifies a new beginning of learning Veda. In the Hindu mythology, this day is considered very auspicious as Lord Vishnu incarnated as Lord Hayagriva, the God of knowledge, on this day. Accordingly Lord Hayagriva was the one who reinstated the Vedas to Lord Brahma and hence this day is also celebrated as ‘Hayagriva Jayanti’. Avani Avittam holds immense
Hinduism is about discovery, instead of a hand-me down approach towards finding truth. The various gods are representations of various attributes to concentrate upon. For instance, Shiva represents austerity, Lakshmi represents prosperity, Saraswati represents knowledge, Shakti represents valor and so on.
People who are visiting the temple should and will Ring the bell before entering the inner temple (Garbhagudi, Garbhagriha, Moolasthanam or womb-chamber) where the main idol is placed. These bells are made in such a way that when they produce a sound it creates a unity in the Left and Right parts of our brains. The moment we ring the bell, it produces a sharp and enduring sound which lasts for minimum of 7 seconds in echo mode.
Temples are the place that contains pure vibrations of magnetic and electric fields with positive energy. In olden days, temples were built in such a way that the floor at the center of the temple were good conductors of these positive vibrations allowing them to pass through our feet to the body. Hence it is necessary to walk bare footed while you enter the core center of the temple.
Krishna/Rama/Shiva are denoted in a bluish tinge as the color is to denote serenity and the color of the sky which is considered the “heavens” when death is denoted the soul is normally showed as travelling upward never downward into the bowels of the earth. Hence sky is “heavenly” and the color blue synonymous with calm and embracing.
Monsoon season begins in Tamil Nadu in the month of Aadi, when the water level in rivers increases substantially. Aadiperukku is celebrated to show the gratitude of Tamil people to the nature and to thank Mother Cauvery River. Aadiperukku is a unique Tamil festival of South India celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month Aadi. Hence it is known as “Pathiinettam perukku”, Pathinettu means eighteen, and Perukku refers to rising.
Among all the Hindu gods or goddesses, the Shakti goddesses are the most colorful, both literally and figuratively. They are in very diverse forms and nature. They are supposed to be the oldest and the most powerful. They are the most ubiquitous gods or goddesses and are worshiped in all villages. Even in Hindu mythology we find mention of Shakti everywhere.
Guru Purnima is the day on which Srila Vyasadeva appeared, falling on Ashadha Shukla Purnima every year, and this year, Guru Purnima is observed today.
Srila Vyasadeva, the son of Parashar Muni and Devi Satyavati was born in an interesting manner.
Aadi’ originated from the Sanskrit word ‘Aashadi’. This month is seen as the most auspicious month for worshipping god and goddesses. It is believed that the Pachai Amman; the goddess of marriage, created peace and harmony in the world. This month is usually filled with temple festivals and devotees who are present to attend the special prayers.
Accordingly Shakti, one of the most important goddesses in the Hindu pantheon, is really a divine cosmic energy that represents feminine energy and the dynamic forces that move through the universe. Shakti, who is responsible for creation and can also be an agent of change, is often manifested to destroy demonic forces and restore balance.
Accordingly Aadi 18/ Aadi Perukku are a festival observed on the 18th day in Tamil month Aadi. It is also known as Pathinettam perukku or Aadi perukku in Tamil. This year 2017, it falls on August 3rd. Aadi perukku is a unique South Indian festival that marks the beginning of Tamil festivals in Tamilnadu. It is observed on the 18th day of Tamil month Aadi.
After 8 years of R & D, Western scientists have proved that at Lord Nataraja 's big toe is the Centre Point of World 's Magnetic Equator. Our ancient Tamil Scholar Thirumoolar has proved this Five thousand years ago!
During Goddess Month (17th July – 16th August), the energy radiating from the Supreme Shakti fills the earth plane and can give you special blessings and the ability to create good things in your life. All 4 Fridays during Goddess Month are particularly sacred for connecting with the power of the Goddess.
As the name suggests, this day is observed when the asterism of Pooram is in the ascendant in the Tamil month of Aadi. The asterism of Pooram is contained in the zodiacal sign of Leo (simmaraasi); this means that the moon is in simmaraasi on this day; the sun, on the other hand, is in the zodiacal sign of Cancer (kadaharaasi) on this day. The planetary lord for simmaraasi is the sun and for kadaharaaasi, the moon. The day of Aadippooram is significant on this basis, where the sun is in the