Maa Siddhidatri is the ninth form of Goddess Durga worshiped in Navaratri. The last among the nine forms of Maa Shakti is Goddess Siddhidatri who is worshiped on the ninth or final day of Navratri.
‘Siddhi’ is a Sanskrit term which means ‘perfection’. Goddess Siddhidatri has four arms. She holds a Chakra in her right lower hand and a mace in the upper. In the left lower hand there is a conch and in her upper left hand a lotus flower. She is seated on a lotus flower with the lion as her mount.
The Goddess Siddhidatri is capable of giving all sorts of occult powers and is also the possessor of 26 different wishes to grant her worshipers.
Finally the day has come to say Good Bye to MAA DURGA and again to wait for a year long to have her Darshan and to find her among us….That’s the irony and the craze too..
Durga Puja has come to an end. For Bengalis and for others too, it is not just a five-day festival — its a festival of coming back together again from the rat race which we are in; after forgetting everything we enjoy too the fullest extent.
Perhaps for many of us including teens, Durga Puja is their initiation in Bengali classical music & Rabndra Sangeet as they play on loudspeakers in pandals. We come into our traditional dresses by putting off jeans – T shirts, top & skirts for kurta-pyjama and beautiful sarees clad look, With the bhashan over , we will all go back to our modern, hi-tech lives, only to come back next year, lured by the smell of incense and the sound of the dhaks
Sharad purnima is the Full moon night of Ashwin month. It is said to have great healing and health-giving powers. ‘Sharad’ means cool and purnima is full moon night.
This year the auspicious night of Ashwin month will fall on 18th October 2013. The night of Sharad Purnima holds great religious and spiritual significance. There are many beliefs and names associated to this auspicious night.
Rituals for Sharad purnima 2013
1> The main ritual is worshiping Lord Krishna, Moon and Maa Laxmi.
2> You should keep vigil at night to seek the blessings of Maa Laxmi.
3> Prepare Kheer and keep it in moonlight to get the divine essence.
>Something related to Blue
>Something with the combination of White and Violet
>Something with Mixed Colors; checks, stripes and any printed one.
>Wear White ..
Feel happy and let the blessings of Maa Laxmi bestow on you and let Sharad Purnima MOON also give you the best tonight
Best place for vehicle parking area is in the North-West direction and the second option is the South-East of the plot.
If the selection is North-West, then it involves lot of travelling that lead to your success and well-being and the vehicle remains in the parking area only for a very short time.
North-East direction for the parking is not recommended because it is the direction for the heavenly forces and this should not be obstructed.
South-West direction carries lot of negative energies, the vehicle will not come out of the parking area only, and would it require constant repairing.
In case if the parking area is facing the South or West, there may be lot of chances to catch fire or related.
Best colors for parking area is any white or any other brighter colors.
So to have a safe CAR and TRAVEL just follow the steps mentioned above.
A single rose of any color depicts utmost devotion
Two roses entwined together communicate “Marry me”.
Six Roses signify a need to be loved or cherished
Eleven roses assure the recipient they are truly and deeply loved.
Thirteen roses indicate a secret admirer.
So next time if you give roses count it for the purpose you have.
It is an annual Hindu festival where married women keep fast for the well-being and long life of their husband. The day falls on the fourth day of Kartik month in Hindu calendar, just nine days before Diwali.
In western calendar, the festival generally falls in the months of October and November. As per the VASTU PERSPECTIVE all the directions are good preferably face towards EAST or NORTH while doing PUJA and for Social Gathering it should be in North-West direction.
Spend some time with your time with husband after 5 pm for strong bond & cordial relation in the South West direction .
Do keep in mind that fasting for long periods may cause:
SO FASTING IS GOOD BUT NOT AT THE COST OF YOUR HEALTH; BECAUSE IN ANYWAYS YOU LOVE YOUR HUSBAND AND PRAY FOR HIS LONG LIFE AND PROSPEROUS FUTURE…
MAY KARWA-CHAUTH BRINGS ELEVATION IN YOUR LIFE IN EVERY SPHERE OF YOUR LIFE.
Now a days many unmarried girls keep fasts for their boyfriends or to have a life partner of their choice; Some young girls who are unfortunately and surprisingly still single keeps this fast of Karwa Chauth in the wish that they get their partner as soon as possible .
What to do:
After taking bath get yourself dressed with beautiful Red, Pink, Rani colors in your attire today; have darshan of Maa Gauri or Durga seek blessing of her….say what kind of life partner you really seeks for…..lit a ghee diya and place it on Maa Gauri’s right hand side and put a glass of water in front of her and a sweet of your choice.
Keeping fast is not necessary but have that much only which won’t make you dizzy or fatigue. After this head towards the terrace or at any place where the moon can be visible. Once the moon is visible, see through it with your duppata or anchal of your saari; the Moon deity will give you blessings; come back and have that sweet and glass of water……..
All the best.
For single men, their fast may be dedicated to their future bride. For widowers or those unlikely to get married, the beneficiary of their fasts may be for a daughter, a sister, or a granddaughter, and for those whose faith believes in the need – their deceased wife, or any other women in great need.
WHAT TO DO:
PLS. DONATE FOOD OR CLOTHES or ANYTHING TO HUNGRY & NEEDY.
But do keep in mind if you are doing it today; do it together with your betterhalf or above mentioned FEMININE in your life.
The festival of Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi and Dhanvantari Trayodashi (Dhanwantari Trayodashi). This festival marks the beginning of the Diwali celebrations and it is considered the first day of five days long festivities of Diwali. The term ‘Dhanteras’ includes of two factors ‘dhan’, which means wealth and ‘teras’, which means thirteenth. Here thirteenth is meant to indicate the day ‘Trayodashi’, i.e. the thirteenth day of the month on which Dhanteras falls. Dhanvantari Trayodashi (Dhanwantari Trayodashi) is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha, of the Hindu month of Kartik, which is two days before Diwali.