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Dhateras Lakshmi Ji Ki Aarti

Dhateras Lakshmi Ji Ki Aarti
Dhateras Lakshmi Ji Ki Aarti ॐ जय लक्ष्मी माता, मैया जय लक्ष्मी माता | तुमको निशदिन सेवत, हर विष्णु विधाता || जय ब्रह्माणी रूद्राणी कमला, तू हि है जगमाता | सूर्य चन्द्रमा ध्यावत, नारद ऋषि गाता || जय दुर्गा रूप निरंजन, सुख सम्पति दाता | जो कोई तुमको ध्यावत, ऋद्धि सिद्धि धन पाता || जय तू ही है पाताल बसन्ती, तू ही है शुभ दाता | कर्म प्रभाव प्रका [...]

Meethe Chawal (Sweetened Yellow Rice)

Meethe Chawal (Sweetened Yellow Rice)
Meethe-chawal (मीठे चावल) Meethe Chawal (मीठे चावल) (With 1 Tbsp ghee only) I have made Meethe Chawal (मीठे चावल) of different types, but this is by far the best recipe (Got it from my Aunt, homemade receipe). This recipe is so effortless that even a kid can try his or her hands at it. Ingredients • 1 cup basmati rice, washed and drained • 1 [...]

Dhanteras

Dhanteras
Dhanteras / धनतेरस Dhanteras is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival as celebrated in parts of north India. The festival, also known as “Dhanvantari Triodasi” or “Dhantrayodashi“, falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin (October/Nove [...]

When is Karwa Chauth 2014?

When is Karwa Chauth 2014?
Karwa Chauth The fast of Karwa Chauth is kept 9 days before Diwali. It falls on the fourth day of the Kartik month by the Hindu calendar (fourth day of the waning moon or the dark fortnight). This year karwa chauth is on 11th October, 2014 (Saturday). Karwa Chauth 2014 Puja Muhurat Puja Muhurat: From 5:52 p.m. to 7:07 p.m. Moon rise time: At [...]

When is Chotti Diwali in 2014?

When is Chotti Diwali in 2014?
Diwali 2014 Here you will find when is chhoti Diwali in 2014 and the importance of chhoti Diwali or Naraka Chaturdashi. This year chhoti Diwali is on 22 Oct, 2014. The day before Diwali is celebrated on a smaller scale, with fewer lights lit and fewer crackers burst. Chhoti Diwali celebrations perform ritual pooja to Goddess Laxmi and also to [...]

2014 Navratri Colors – 9 colour...

2014 Navratri Colors – 9 colours of navratri 2014
9 colours of navratri 2014 Which Color to wear on Navratri 2014? Navratri Day 1 —- 25th  September 2014 (Thursday) Navratri color of the day is Yellow  Pratipada – Ghatasthapana – Shailputri Puja  Navratri Day 2 —- 26th  September 2014 (Friday)  Navratri color of the day is Green  Dwitiya – Chandra Darshan &# [...]

Bhog Offered to Goddess Durgaji on Na...

Bhog Offered to Goddess Durgaji on Navratri
Sharada Navaratri Celebrating the Mother Goddess DURGA during the Festival of Nine Nights – Navratri The Nine forms of Mata Durga which is worshipped during Navratra are:   Shailputri Mata is worshipped on Pratipada   Bhog offered to Maa Shailputri — Pure Ghee is offered on the foot of Mother. This blesses the devotee with [...]

When is Durga Puja 2014?

When is Durga Puja 2014?
When is Durga Puja 2014? Durga Ashtami Bijoya Dashami Mahalaya Amavasya Durga puja 2014 or Durgotsava will be celebrated between 30th September 2014 (Tuesday) to 03rd October 2014 (Friday). Name Date Mahalaya Thurday, 23rd September 2014 Panchmi Sunday, 28th September 2014 Shashthi Monday, 29th September 2014 Saptami Tuesday, 30th [...]

SABUDANA KHICHDI

SABUDANA KHICHDI
Usually everybody says we never get the Sabudana Khichadi right. It just turns in to a mush or can never get the grains to be separate and fluffy while making the sabudana kichdi. I blame it on the quality of sabudana. Saboodana Khichdi is a popular Vrat recipe. This is a typical maharashtrians item. Learn how to make Sabudana Khichri by fol [...]

Sharad Navaratri 2014 dates are 25 Se...

Sharad Navaratri 2014 dates are 25 September – 3 October
Sharada Navaratri Shardiya Navratri is the most popular and significant Navratri of all Navratris. That’s why Shardiya Navratri is also known as Maha Navratri. It falls in lunar month Ashwin during Sharad Ritu. The name Shardiya Navratri has been taken from Sharad Ritu. All nine days during Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shak [...]