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The Story Of Shani (Saturn) And His Guru

In the narration of the Shani Mahatmya, Shani Dev tells King Vikramaditya about how he troubles all people without partiality. He then proceeds to tell him about how he once afflicted his own Guru.  Shani Dev Meets His Guru Shani Dev went to his Guru and told him that it was time to pass over […]

Jothishi

Jaimini Astrology: The Bhav Padas Or Arudhas

Jaimini Astrology uses a few concepts differently from other systems of astrology. One of the interesting aspects of Jaimini is Bhava Padas or Arudhas. The birth chart gives us details about the actual situation of a person’s life and how he or she feels about it. The Arudhas on the other hand reveal how this […]

Nakshatra

Arjuna’s Nakshatra – Phalguna

Arjuna is very well known as the ace archer amongst the Pandavas. One of his many names is Phalguna. And this is because of his connection to a Phalguni Nakshatra. It is very interesting to see how the characteristics of this Nakshatra is clearly seen in the life of Arjuna. The Names Of Arjuna We […]

Planets-Graha

From Shani Mahatmya – The Mythology Behind Brihaspati or Jupiter

Shani Mahatmya is a narration of the happenings in the life of the King Vikramaditya during his seven and a half year Saturn period called Sade-Sati. The narration starts in the court of the King Vikramaditya. He was a very wise, benevolent and well-loved King. King Vikramaditya liked to encourage meaningful debate in his court. […]

Raja Yogas

Malavya Yoga

M Malavya Yoga is one of the Panch Mahapurush Yoga. In Sanskrit, this breaks down as “Panch” means “Five”, “Maha” means “Great” and “Purush” means “Man (or an individual)”. The Panch Mahapurush Yoga is formed by the five planets, which are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn or Venus. Either one of these planets need to be […]

Shlokas

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Lalitha Ashtotra Shata Namavali

oṃ rajatācala śṛṅgāgra madhyasthāyai namaḥ oṃ himācala mahāvaṃśa pāvanāyai namaḥ oṃ śaṅkarārdhāṅga saundarya śarīrāyai namaḥ oṃ lasanmarakata svacca vigrahāyai namaḥ oṃ mahātiśaya saundarya lāvaṇyāyai namaḥ oṃ śaśāṅkaśekhara prāṇavallabhāyai namaḥ oṃ sadā pañcadaśātmaikya svarūpāyai namaḥ oṃ vajramāṇikya kaṭaka kirīṭāyai namaḥ oṃ kastūrī tilakollāsita niṭalāyai namaḥ oṃ bhasmarekhāṅkita lasanmastakāyai namaḥ oṃ vikacāmbhoruhadaḻa locanāyai namaḥ oṃ śaraccāmpeya puśhpābha […]

Sun Signs

Presidents of America And Their Zodiacs

Global Leaders and Their Zodiac Signs

Even if you don’t believe it, zodiac signs do influence your personality.  The time of your birth decides which zodiac sign will shape your mental abilities. Moreover, these abilities stay with you and guide you on each and every step of your life. In fact, it is through the use of these psychic powers many […]

Temples of India

Thiruchendur Murugan Temple

The Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is an ancient temple that is one of the six abodes or Arupadaiveddugal of the Lord Murugan. It is located in Tuticorin district on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. The location of the temple is the place where Lord Muruga (Karthikeya) battled a demon and emerged victoriously. The 2004 […]

Vedic Astrology Houses

The Bhava Chalit Chart

The Bhava Chalit chart is a chart that is used to find the position of the planets in the houses relative to the actual Lagna degree. This chart is vital in the determination of which house each planet actually falls into. Rashi Chart Anyone who is familiar with the basics of astrology knows that the […]

Vedic Baby Names

Saraswati goddess baby Names

Baby Names Based on Goddess Saraswati

Name Meaning Baani Earth, Goddess Saraswati, Maiden Bhagavath Name of Goddess Saraswati Devi inspired, Intuitive, And creative, Goddess Durga Chitradevi Goddess Saraswati, Chitra – picture, Devi – Goddess Hamsika Goddess Saraswati, The one who has a swan as her vehicle Hamsini Who rides a swan, Goddess Saraswati; who rides a swan; Saraswathi Hansaveni Another name […]

Vishnu Sahasranamam

Lord Vishnu

Vishnu Sahasranamam

Vishnu Sahasranama: (1000 names of Vishnu) Shlokha 1: 1. Vishvam: He who is the Universe, reason for Universe, the entire being. 2. Vishnu: He who isAll Pervading, Omnipresent, Remover of darkness 3. Vashatkara: One who controls and directs 4. Bhuta-Bhavya-Bhavat-Prabhu: Lord of past, present and the future. 5. Bhuta-Krit: Creator of all beings. 6. Bhuta-Bhrt: The sustainer […]