Karwa Chauth ❤

The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated enthusiastically in majority of Hindu Families. Falling 9 days before major Hindu Festival Diwali, Karwa Chauth is a Vrat (fast) observed by married woman praying for the welfare of their husband. This fast goes on till the Moon appears in the sky in the late evening.
On Karwa Chauth, married Hindu women observe fast from sunrise to moonrise to pray for the long life and safety of their husbands.

A married woman celebrates Karwa Chauth by observing a fast for the long life of her husband. And above all is the ‘Shringar’ that includes applying henna and adorning the bridal makeup.

A fast that ensures the well-being, prosperity and longevity of their husbands, the festival of Karwa Chauth provides an opportunity for all married women to get close to their in-laws. Possessing a tremendous social and cultural significance, this festival is celebrated by keeping fast, applying henna and exchange of gifts.

Karwa Chauth Celebrated mostly by North Indians, the event of Karwa Chauth is growing bigger with each passing day. Along with traditional items such as henna, beauty products and fashionable clothes, the demand of special eateries are also gearing up. Nowadays, Karwa Chauth is more of fun than a serious festival.

The festivities surrounding Karwa Chauth encourage people to gather and socialize with friends and family, exchange gifts and share home-cooked meals. The gifts exchanged on this occasion reflects joy, splendor, brightness and happiness of a married life.

Henna symbolizes luck and prosperity. Thus, decorating hand and feet by creating beautiful designs out of henna paste is one of the most common tradition on all occasion. As Karwa Chauth is meant for married woman, the significance of henna increases manifold.

A spouse is not a destination but a fellow traveller. The day seems long and the moon doesn’t show. Thirsty, hungry yet on the go. Salute Indian women for their sacrifice and love. They are an incarnation of goddesses from heaven above.

Why only married women, why not married men/unmarried lovers/boyfriends?
I think Karwa Chauth Its not only about women fasting today, Nice to see so many husbands/unmarried lovers/boyfriends do the same for their wives/girlfriends/lovers. It’s a wonderful day full of Love, Emotions & Sentiments. Shows the richness of our culture and Tradition.

This festivals strengthens the bonds between husband and wife, two lovers, two soulmates and makes them remember the promises made at the time of their marriage/relationship.

Me too fasting for my goddess, my soulmate, my jaan, my everything.
I love & worship her more than anything, more beyond my existence. I’m fasting for the long life of her, for her safety, security, good health. A fast that ensures the well-being, prosperity and longevity of her. This fast (vrat) will go on till the moon appears in the sky in the late evening.

Wishing you all a very Happy Karwa Chauth
Lets celebrate this beautiful ‘Indian Valentines Day’.!!

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MY PRECIOUS GODDESS OF THE HEAVEN 😍😘❤

A creators of blueprint of a luscious woman. Elegant, a fusion of perfect curves. Her bosom an hour glass tickling with natures perfection. A crescendo of mountains scenery sits her lips, her smile radiates the morning golden rays. Mermaid she is wasp waisted, glossy glass skin… Juxtaposing her Syrup sweet lips… When she whispers it like the rush of a flowing stream… Don’t be fooled an avalanche she is… Drowning your desires. Seeded lips with love, so Valentine hearts are not required. Her tears are treasures of love, empathy and sympathy, so no more temporary pleasures are required. She gyrates with an air of certainty unfolding the crux of an enigmatic storyline… A Medusa of unoiled hair stoning beyond imagination. Her voice is alluring beguiling every heart who lust…. But then that’s her way of confronting this world of mystery… Perfect crafted teeth of a master sculptor… Lips adore in crimson the bombs fruit envy… Navel deeply welled in Bermuda pits… She sway gracefully with the burden of her hips. Her breast hung full and tight unto her coconut tree in rhythmic Dance with each waves. A creators first effort in a way of a perfect woman… So lost in lust… Endless with time.

(DESCRIPTION OF BEAUTY AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE OF MY LOVE, MY GODDESS, MY SOULMATE, MY PRECIOUS PRINCESS)

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Happy Vijayadashmi/Dussera 😊🙏🏻

Vijayadashami is the celebration of the victorious. Victory over others can lead to subjugation and tyranny. It is only in being victorious, in becoming above one’s own limitations, the magnificent nature of life is revealed.

In the spirit of Vijayadashmi, let knowledge, health, peace, prosperity and compassion be the goods that win over evils.

No evil can last Forever, there’s goodness in the world which always puts the evil to rest.

Navratri, culminating with Dussehra, is a cultural festival of great importance and significance for all. It is a festival that is all about the goddess. In Karnataka, Dussehra is about Chamundi, in Bengal it is about Durga. Like this, it is about various goddesses in different places, but essentially it is about the feminine goddess or the feminine divinity.

#दशहरा is a Sanskrit word that means the triumph over 10 bad qualities of man:

अहंकार – Ego

अमानवता – Cruelty

अन्याय – Injustice

काम वासना – Lust

क्रोध – Anger

लोभ – Greed

मद – Arrogance

मत्सर – Jealousy

मोह – Attachment

स्वार्थ – Selfishness.

Dussehra – The tenth day of celebration

Navratri is replete with symbolism about vanquishing evil and wanton nature, and about having reverence for all aspects of life and even for the things and objects that contribute to our wellbeing. The nine days of Navratri are classified as per the three basic qualities of tamas, rajas and sattva. The first three days are tamas, where the goddess is fierce, like Durga and Kali. The next three days are Lakshmi related – gentle but materially oriented goddesses. The last three days are dedicated to Saraswati, which is sattva. It is related to knowledge and enlightenment.

Vijayadashami – The Day of Victory

Investing in these three will make your life in a certain way. If you invest in tamas, you will be powerful in one way. If you invest in rajas, you will be powerful in a different way. If you invest in sattva, you will be powerful in a completely different way. But if you go beyond all this, it is no longer about power, it is about liberation. After Navratri, the tenth and final day is Vijayadashami – that means you have conquered all these three qualities. You did not give into any of them, you saw through every one of them. You participated in every one of them, but you did not invest in any one of them. You won over them. That is Vijayadashami, the day of victory. This brings home the message of how being in reverence and gratitude towards everything that matters in our lives leads to success and victory.

Dussehra – Devotion and Reverence

It is my wish and my blessings that all of you should celebrate Dussehra with total involvement, joy and love.

Of the many things that we are in touch with, of the many things that contribute in making and creating our lives, the most important devices that we employ in making a success of our lives are our own body and mind. Being in reverence towards the very earth that you walk upon, towards the air that you breathe, the water that you drink, the food that you eat, the people that you come in touch with and everything else that you use, including your body and mind, will lead us to a different possibility as to how we can live. Being in a state of reverence and devotion towards all these aspects is a way of ensuring success in every endeavor that we partake in.

Wishing you all a very Happy Dussera/Vijayadashmi 😊🙏🏻

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Navratri 🙏🏻

#Navratri Among the festivals of Hindus, Navratri is endowed with a great significance. Navratri or 9 nights, is the festival of 9 holy nights which celebrates the victory of Goddess Shakti over evil. The days fall on the 9 auspicious days as per lunar calendar of Hinduism.

The festival is celebrated with an ardent fervour which is rare on any other festival. The 9day festival culminates on the 10th day, which is the day of victory. It also marks the symbolic journey from humanness to divinity thereby reminding people of the real goal of human life.

Chief deity adorned on these days is the feminine principle of the divinity. Therefore all forms of Maa Goddesses are heralded, worshiped and adorned on these days. Called as Shakti, the female energy represents the universe, while Shiva represents the consciousness or soul.

Durga is ultimate source of power who takes care of entire universe and feeds it. The Navratri festival glorifies the eternal power of Durga and seeks her blessing and protection. As per the legend, there was a demon called Mahishasura who was a terror to all the 3 worlds.

As per boons he had rcvd, he could not be killed by any Gods, humans or demons except the feminine energy, which he underestimated to be insufficient to vanquish him. To save all the worlds from his captivity, Maa Durga waged war against him for 9 days & killed him on 10th day.

Durga also means the power which destroys misery and sufferings. A Sanskrit verse heralds Maa Durga as “Durga Dhurgati Nashini”,the one who destroys afflictions. Worshipping her on these 9 days is said to confer joy, prosperity, wealth, hope, wisdom, success, lasting happiness

Navratri festival is refreshing and recharging one. Homes, educational institutions, businesses and organizations, clean their premises and conduct pujas and worship on these 9 days. Charities are given away and cultural events are held.

1st 3days are dedicated to Maa Durga, 2nd 3 herald Maa Lakshmi, 3rd 3 praise Maa Saraswati, the 3 energies that rule over universe and do the creation, sustenance, destruction. Final day Vijayadasami on which Maa Durga won over the demon. Tasks started on this day r successful.

On 9th day of Saraswati puja, people also perform Ayudh puja. The tools, implements, equipments, vehicles, machinery, books etc are cleaned, decorated and kept in front of the altar for worship. On 10th day, they are given rest as a mark of gratitude for their services

Thus, festival of Navratri is endowed with lot of significance in terms of religious, spiritual, intellectual, social, cultural dimensions. It drives home the msg of heralding divinity, realizing true purpose of life, demonstrating gratitude, sense of charity and other values.

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HAPPY NAVRATRI 😊🙏🏻❤

NAVRATRI Festival:

Navratri (Sanskrit: नवरात्रि, literally “nine nights”), also spelled Navaratri or Navarathri, is a multi-day Hindu festival celebrated in the autumn every year. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian subcontinent. Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon autumn festival called Sharad Navratri that is the most observed in the honor of the divine feminine Devi (Durga). The festival is celebrated in the bright half of the Hindu calendar month Ashvin, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

The word Nava, which means nine, has a holy significance in Hinduism.

Nava Durga or the nine forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped during the nine days of Navratri.

Every woman who awakens COURAGE within herself is DURGA.

Every woman who awakens TRANSFORMAT ION within herself is KALI.

Every woman who awakens DEVOTION within herself is PARVATI.

Every woman who awakens NURTURING within herself is ANNAPURNA.

And Every woman who awakens the SHIVA within herself is the SHAKTI.

NAVRATRI means “Celebrating The Goddess Within”.

This #Navaratri , let’s pray that – No Durga is aborted, – No Saraswati is denied her right to educate herself, – No Lakshmi is denied the right to earn equally, – No Sita is denied her freedom to say ‘no’, – No Kali is discriminated for the colour of her skin.

Day 1: Pratipada/Ghatasthapana

” The first day is the day of SHAILAPUTRIDEVI. Shailaputri literally means the daughter (putri) of the mountains (shaila). Variously knows as SATI BHAVANI, PARVATI or HEMAVATI, the daughter of Hemavana – the king of the Himalayas, she is the first among Navadurgas.”

Day 2: Brahmacharini

“BRAHMACHARINI means one who practices devout austerity. She enlightenes us in the magnificent embodiment of DURGA with great powers and divine grace. She isn’t blissful and endows happiness, peace, prosperity and grace upon all devotees who worship her. Filled with bliss and happiness, she is the way to emancipation – Moksha.”

Day 3: Chandraghanta

“CHANDRAGHANTA worshipped for peace, tranquility and prosperity in life. She has a ‘Chandra’ or half moon in her forehead in the shape of a ‘ghanta’ or bell. She is charming, has a golden bright complexion and rides a Lion. She has ten hands, three eyes and holds weapons in her hands. She is the apostle of bravery and possesses great strength to fight in the battle against demons.”

Day 4: Kushmanda

“The meaning of the name ‘Ku-shm-anda- is as follows:
‘Ku’ = a little; ‘Ushma’ = warmth; ‘Anda’ = the cosmic egg.
So she is considered the creator of the universe. The universe was no more than a valid full of darkness, until her light spreads in all directions like rays from the Sun. Often she is depicted as having eight or ten hands. She holds weapons, glitter, rosary, etc., in her hands, and she rides a Lion.”

Day 5: Skandamata

“Skanda Mata – the mother of Skanda or Lord Kartikeya, who was chosen by gods as their commander in chief in the war against the demons. She is accompanied by the Lord Skanda in his infant form. Devi SKANDAMATA is a symbol of the mother-son relationship. She is also called as PADAMASANI since She is often depicted seated on a lotus flower. She is also worshiped in the form of PARVATI or MAHESHWARI or MATA GAURI.”

Day 6: Katyayani

“The legend behind her name goes thus: Once upon a time there was a great sage called Kata, who had a son named Katya. He underwent long austerities and penance in order to receive the grace of the Mother Goddess. He wished to have a daughter in the form of a goddess. According to his wish and desire the Mother Goddess granted his request. KATYAYANI was born to Kata as an avatar of DURGA.”

Day 7: Kaalratri

“She has a dark complexion, and a fearless posture. Her large red eyes, open red tongue, and sobre on hand violently demolish devils and monsters. She is also glorified with name ‘KALI MATA’. DEVI KAALRATRI has three round eyes, and scattered long black hair. She wears a bead that gleams like fire of electric power. DURGA manifested herself as completely destroy the dirt and demons from existence. She is revered with name KALRATRI, because she represents herself as a death of KAAL appeared like a dark night of demons.”

Day 8: Maha Gauri

“Goddess MAHA GAURI is eighth form of DEVI DURGA and one of the graceful Goddesses among the navadurgas. Her beauty glows like gleam of white Pearl. She denotes peace and endurance. She is represented with four arms seated on a Vrishabha (bull). Her upper left hand holds Trishul (Trident), lower right hand carries Damru (hand drum) and other two hands are in different Mudras (positions). She cleans dregs from hearts of her worshippers.”

Day 9: Siddhidatri

“SIDDHIDATRI has supernatural healing powers. She has four arms and she is always in a blissful happy enchanting pose. She rides on the lion as her vehicle. She blesses all Gods, Saints, Yogis, Tantrics, and all devotess as a Manifestation of the Mother Goddess. She is the possessor of 26 different wishes (Siddhis) which She grants her worshipers. The legend has it that the LORD SHIVA got all those Siddhis by worshiping MAA SHAKTI.”

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Significance of Navaratri

Navratri, the nine-day #Hindu festival, is a celebration of Shakti (power). The festival which has a deep religious significance is celebrated five times a year.

The pious days waiting for you to visit your own divinity. Conscious detachment and cleansing of mind, body and soul. Saadhna and Dhyaana should be ruling the hours making you potent with positivity. Navratra is “Indriyo ki Saadhna”, avoid feasting rather take falahar as prasadam. Get to know your pace, your Shakti, realise your core, visit your energies and aura and blossom like a bud swinging in fresh spring breeze!

The scientific basis behind Navratri is that there are four treatises for one year in the orbital period of the Sun, from which the two main NUll in the circular treaties falling in the months of March and September. At present, there us a high probsboly of germ attack. Physical illness often increase in seasonal treaties. Therefore, the process to be healthy at that time, keep the body pure, keep the mind clean and completely healthy, is called “Navratri”.

Our body is said to be nine doors and, the name of the life force (Jivani Shakti that resides within it) is the name of Goddess Durga. So in order to establish discipline, cleanliness, harmony in these main senses, the festival of purification of nine gates is celebrated for nine days to keep the body system functioning smoothly for the whole year. To give importance to them personally, nine days are named for the nine Durgas.

The nine day Navratri Sadhana should be accomplished with a 24 thousand Gayatri Mantra anusthan (religious practice). Gayatri is the Supreme Power, who promotes divine elements and spiritual qualities in sadhaka’s body and soul. This is the path of one’s own good. We must do this Sadhana during Navratris. Many people worship Tamasik gods and goddesses and slaughter animals. This is Tantric process. Such Tantric ways increase Tamas (darkness) in the sadhak. Though they may help in worldly achievements, no spiritual progress can be made in Tamasik atmosphere. So those who want to progress in spiritual field must only do Gayatri anusthan during Navratris.

The short Gayatri anusthan is of 24000 mantras. A sadhak can tell 27 rosary daily for 9 days and chant 24000 mantras. A rosary has 108 beads, but only 100 mantras are counted; 8 are omitted for possible wrong pronunciation or mistakes in mantra recitation. So a rosary is counted 27 times daily with Gayatri Mantra. Generally 10 to 11 rosaries can be counted in an hour. It takes almost 2 and a half hours daily in mantra recitation. If one doesn’t get enough time in the morning, one may do it in morning and evening both. One must take bath in the morning, do self purification with 5 prescribed mantras, do seven prescribed worship rituals and start mantra recitation. Finally, water be offered to the Sun God as oblation.

May my Goddess Durga empower You and your family With her nine swaroopa of name Fame, Health, Wealth, Happiness, Humanity, Education, Bhakti & Shakti …
May my Goddess illuminate your life with countless blessings of happiness, love and good fortune.

Application of above Blessings and enriched Selflessness will surely drive away all the malicious Vibrant realms of the Mind and the Brilliant Sparks of Righteousness and Humaneness devoid of all Barriers will come into Existence.

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Qualities of Lord Krishna

From Ancient Hindu vedic scriptures

Krishna is superhero
He has the transcended body
He has all auspicious bodily marks
He possesses radiance very pleasing to the eyes
He’s body is powerful and strong
He is ever youthful
He is a wonderful linguist
He is truthful
He talks pleasingly
He is fluent
He is highly learned
He is highly intelligent
He is a genius
He us artistic
He is extremely clever
He is expert
He is grateful
He is firmly determined
He is an expert judge of time and circumstances
He sees and speaks of the authority of scriptures
He is pure
He is self controlled
He is steadfast
He is forbearing
He is forgiving
He is brave
He is calm, never bereft of intelligence
He is equal to all
He is magnanimous
He is religious
He is chivalrous
He is respectful
He is simple & liberal
He is humble.
He is bashful when glorified
He is the protector of surrendered souls
He is always happy
He is the well wisher of devotees
He is controlled by love
He is all auspicious
He is most powerful
He is all famous
He is very popular
He is partial to devotees
He is very attractive to minds of women
He is all worshippable
He is all opulent
He is the best
He is the supreme controller
He is changeless
He is all cognizant
He is ever fresh
He possesses an eternal blissful body
He is possessing all mystic perfections
He has inconceivable potency
He generates innumerable universes from his body
He is the original source of all incarnation
He bestows salvation upon enemies he kills
He is the attractor of liberated souls
He is the performer of wonderful varieties of pasttimes
He is surrounded by devotees endowed with wonderful love of Godhead
He can attract all living entities all over the universes by playing on his flute
He has a wonderful excellence of beauty which cannot be rivaled anywhere in the creation

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