Archive for April, 2009

Narasimha Jayanthi – May 26th 2010

Narasimha Jayanthi which is celebrated on May 26th 2010

lakshmi-narashima

This day signifies the appearance of Lord Narasimha on the planet. Lord Narasimha is the fourth and the greatest incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He is believed to have appeared to protect his devotee, Prahlada, from his father Hiranyakashyapu .

If you listen to the song ” Narashima Nembo davana” posted on youtube, there is a paragraph which explains how Lord Narashima came from the pillar. Hiranyakashyapu pointed out at a pillar in his palace and asked Prahalada whether Lord Vishnu was present in it pillar. Prahalada who was a great devotee said yes. Next, you know Hiranyakashyapu uses his Gadha and broke open the pillar and there emerged our Lord Narasimha who than slained the Hiranyakashyapu using his sharp paws.

The day signifies the triumph of good over evil and the eagerness of the lord to protect his devotees from evil.

Here is the link for the song Narashima Nembo Devana on Lord Shri Lakshmi Narashima

Gandha Lepana at Mantralaya

Mrs. Bhamini has shared the links of Gandha Lepana to Brindavana’s of Sri Rayaru and other saints. Attached below is a link for the picasa web album from Shri Raghunandana’s gallery. Amazing pictures.

P.S: These pictures were posted by Raghunandana of SRSMUTT. I am just providing the links here. Thanks to Mr. Raghunandana and SRSMUTT.

Vaishaka Masa – April 26-May 24 2009

Vaishaka Masa – Vasantha Ruthu – April 26th – May 24th 2009

1. April 27th – Akshaya Thrithiya

2. May 4th -Sri Srinivasa Kalyana

3. May 5th – Ekadashi

4. May 7th – Narasimha Jayanthi

5. May 9th – Poornima

6. May 12th Angarika Sankashti

7. May 20th – Ekadashi

8. May 24th – Amavasya

Akshaya Tritiya – April 27th 2009

Akshaya Tritiya is the most important day in the hindu calendar. They say that in order to perform any major function like marriage, gruhapravesha you don’t even have to check your horoscope for finding a good Muhurtham.

On this day, many ladies give thambula including blouse piece, and other items. Any thing you give or donate they say become akshaya. Meaning infinite or one that never diminishes. I have seen many people also buy gold on this day.

So, if you have decided to anything new this year, this is the right day to get started. If you have all the resources, than go buy gold, and before wearing it place it near God. Donate a few dollars to a nearby charity or to your closest temple.

P.S: It is also the day my Mysore Ajji was born. Happy Birthday Ajji.

The comment below has forced me to comment on the post itself rather than individual comments I usually do. I am not an astrologer or a preist. Nor do I have extensive knowledge of any of these. I have written the post based on what I have seen in all these years in my life; and things being done around my circle. If you don’t agree, you don’t have to follow. I however appreciate all your comments and will not edit and publish them as is if found appropriate.

Charana Shloka of Sri Sushameendra Teertharu

As per the web site Gururaghavendra1.org, on the occasion of offering First Hastodaka to Sri Sushameendra Teertharu in Vrindavana, His shishya .H.H 108 Sri Suyateendra Teertha Swamiji composed Charana Sloka and Offered to Srigalavaru. The same is given here.

|| sudhee jana sumandaaram sudheendra suta supriyam |
| sushameendra gurum vande sujayeendra karOdbhavam ||

The sloka and also the link was given to me by Mrs. Bhamini Rao. The link wasn’t working earlier, but it is working today. So,
here is the link for  the same in Kannada, Sanskit and Telegu:
http://www.gururaghavendra1.org/users/srsmutt/main/?q=node/357
Thanks Bhamini for the same.

Stotras in Different Languages

I was sent the link to this new web site which has stotras in many regional indian languages by Mrs. Bhamini Rao. This web site has stotras and slokas in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Devanagiri and Roman. It also has links for many stotras and slokas for audio. Each one of those links open a pdf file, which really is amazing.

So, here is the link for this web site called:

The slokas are arranged in alphabetical order.

Thanks Bhamini for sharing this link.

Vyarthavallave janma vyarthavallave lyrics

The lyrics for vyarthavallave janma vyarthavallave provided by Mr. Nandan. The lyrics are in Kannada and English. Composition by Shri Purandara Dasaru.

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