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Manava seva is Madhava seva

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Manava seva is Madhava seva

this our dearest most kind Pujya Guruji Sant Shri Asaramji Bapuji taught us to see Narayana in everyone & do seva of Bhagvan dwelling in all of them

seva serving poor & needy is the real worship
there is real Narayana

 

Revolutionary Change in the life of Tribals by Diwali Bhandara and Satsang of Pujya Asharamji Bapu

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Shri Hanuman Jayanti 22/4/2016

Hanuman Jayanti 2016
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Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on full moon day during Chaitra month. Hanuman, who is also known as Vanara God, was born on this day and Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Hanuman.

Devotees observe Hanuman Jayanti during different time of the year according to their regional beliefs and the type of calendar being followed. Hanuman Jayanti during Chaitra Purnima is the most popular one in North Indian states.

In Andhra, Hanuman Jayanthi is celebrated for 41-days which starts on Chaitra Purnima and ends on the tenth day during Krishna Paksha in Vaishakha month. In Andhra Pradesh devotees begin 41-days Deeksha on Chaitra Purnima and conclude it on Hanuman Jayanthi day.

In Tamil Nadu Hanuman Jayanti is known as Hanumath Jayanthi and observed during Margashirsha Amavasya. In Gregorian calendar Tamil Hanuman Jayanti falls in January or December.

It is believed that Hanuman was born at Sunrise. On Hanuman Jayanti day temples start spiritual discourses at dawn before Sunrise and stop it after Sunrise.

Hanuman, an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and Sita himself, is also known as Anjaneya.

Somvati Amavasya 12th Oct 2015

Somvati Amavasya 12 th October  2015 Monday

सोमवती अमावस्या
Somavati Amavasya
time for worship & ritual Puja or Pradikshana samay
is sunrise to next  sun rise

Somvati Amavasya falls on12 th october 2015 starting from sunrise (SuryaUdaya) to next morning 13 th oct sunrise IST (indian standard time),

Pujya Bapuji has advised that observing the following tips on this day would be very beneficial for sadhaks:

(this time is indian standard time for other parts of the world time is different according to the sunrise of that places so convert ist to ur time ok)

Requesting all of u take benefit of this holy & blessing golden opputurnity of getting prosperity
Dear Atman ifu dont have a tulsi plant , please get a little green tulsi soon as possible, try to get before 27th & start worshipping the holy plant from tat day , water it daily & decorate it with flowers , do this worship on 10 th Oct saturday , 11 Oct Sunday & also on the holy day of Somavati Amavasya Monday 12 th october

& on 12 Oct Monday do pradakshina , circumambulation of tulsi plant 108 times.
Priya Atman

SOMAVATI AMAVASYA is very dear to Lord Shiva & very holy to devotees
a very auspicious holy day for chanting & worshipping Tulsi or holy basil plant
This is very impotant for jobless person to get good jobs or promotions in their present jobs & removing poverty from life
get a green Tulsi plant just a little one before 10 oct  sat
from a nursery or a garden, get a green lovely tulsi plant & start
worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya
keep the tulsi plant in a small pot ur prayer or ur own room where u get some privacy
worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya tat is 11 oct morning & evening
& also on holy somvati amavasya day tat is 12 Oct Monday at the time given
(time for ritual between 12 oct sunrise to sunrise nextday)
;Somvati Amavasya Anushthaan vidhi

so on monday Somvati Amavasya
u worship this tulsi plant, & keep this plant in the middle of ur room ,so get some space
& do 108 parikrama circumambulations aound the Tulsi plant clockwise just go round slowly around the tulsi plant , atleast 108 times.
For Attaining Prosperity and/or Relief from Financial troubles
If a devotee performs 108 circumambulations (parikrama) of the holy Tulsi (basil) plant on Somvati Amavasya, he will be relieved from financial problems and will attain increased success and prosperity in his job/service/business, etc.

this tip is especially important for people who are doing a job (service) and nurture fears of their boss, anxiety of being laid off, etc. People, who have failed in their business earlier or have taken loan and would like to repay it, should also take benefit from this divine technique om
tulsi plant 108 pradakshina somvati amavasya
tulsi 108 pradikshana
108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing daridrata ( Poverty).
doing japa and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa Chanting and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.
for reaping rich spiritual benefits, a sadhak should try & practice the following on Somvati Amavasya:
i. Observe Maun (silence) or speak as little as possible
ii. Devote maximum time to japa & meditation (dhyan)
iii. If possible, do upvaas (fast) and stay only on milk.
iv. Sleep on the ground on Somvati Amavasya and on the night before as well.(thatis simply not use the bed, may use blanket as bed and sleep on the floor)
v. On the night before Somvati Amavasya , the sadhak should make a firm resolve, “Tomorrow, I will observe maun (silence), study the holy scriptures & other Satsang books like Divya Prerna Prakash,Jeevan Vikas & Ishvar ki Or, and will engage myself constantly in japa and meditation.”
But all other sadhaks or devotees should definitely perform worship of the Lord and circumambulation of the Tulsi plant on Somvati Amavasya, setting aside all their other tasks. This will afford rich financial, intellectual and spiritual benefits to tthem whole life om om om…
Somvati Amavasi, or Somavati Amavasya, is no moon day that falls on a Monday (Somvar) in traditional Hindu calendar.
It is considered a highly auspicious day and millions of people take a holy dip in sacred Rivers like Ganga and Yamuna on the day. Married men and women also perform different pujas and rituals and also undertake Somavara Amavasya Vrat.
The Significance of Somvati Amavasya was narrated toYudhishtra by Bhisma in the Mahabharata. It is said that who ever takes a bath in the sacred rivers on the day would be prosperous, free of diseases and would be free from grief and sorrow. There is also a popular belief that the soul of ancestors will rest in peace if children and relatives take a holy dip in the sacred rivers.
Married women take the holy dip for a happy married life and for the long life of their husbands. They also worship the pipal tree on the day. Somavara Amavasya Vrata (fasting) is observed for a long and happy married life by couples. Many devout Hindus also fast on the day and some people only have a single meal.
On the day thousands of people take a dip in Ganga at Haridwar, Triveni and other places.

perform 108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing dridrata ( Poverty).
doing japa of ur ishta mantra,mantra of fav deity and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.

;Somvati Amavasya Anushthaan vidhi

Somvati Amavasya 28 th April 2014

Somvati Amavasya 28 th April 2014

सोमवती अमावस्या
Somavati Amavasya
time for worship & ritual Puja or Pradikshana samay
is 12.41 pm to sun rise

Somvati Amavasya falls on 28 April 2014 starting from 12.41 pm to next morning 29th sunrise IST (indian standard time),

Pujya Bapuji has advised that observing the following tips on this day would be very beneficial for sadhaks:

(this time is indian standard time for other parts of the world time is different according to the sunrise of that places so convert ist to ur time ok)

Requesting all ofu take benefit of this holy & blessing golden opputurnity of getting prosperity
Dear Atman ifu dont have a tulsi plant , please get a little green tulsi soon as possible, try to get before 27th & start worshipping the holy plant from tat day , water it daily & decorate it with flowers , do this worship on 26h april, 27th april & also on the holy day of Somavati Amavasya 28 the April

& on 28 th April do pradakshina , circumambulation of tulsi plant 108 times.
Priya Atman

SOMAVATI AMAVASYA is very dear to Lord Shiva & very holy to devotees
a very auspicious holy day for chanting & worshipping Tulsi or holy basil plant
This is very impotant for jobless person to get good jobs or promotions in their present jobs & removing poverty from life
get a green Tulsi plant just a little one before 27th April
from a nursery or a garden, get a green lovely tulsi plant & start
worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya
keep the tulsi plant in a small pot ur prayer or ur own room where u get some privacy
worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya tat is 27 april morning & evening
& also on holy somvati amavasya day tat is 28 th april at the time given
(time for ritual between 12.41 pm to sunrise nextday)
;Somvati Amavasya Anushthaan vidhi

so on monday Somvati Amavasya
u worship this tulsi plant, & keep this plant in the middle of ur room ,so get some space
& do 108 parikrama circumambulations aound the Tulsi plant clockwise just go round slowly around the tulsi plant , atleast 108 times.
For Attaining Prosperity and/or Relief from Financial troubles
If a devotee performs 108 circumambulations (parikrama) of the holy Tulsi (basil) plant on Somvati Amavasya, he will be relieved from financial problems and will attain increased success and prosperity in his job/service/business, etc.

this tip is especially important for people who are doing a job (service) and nurture fears of their boss, anxiety of being laid off, etc. People, who have failed in their business earlier or have taken loan and would like to repay it, should also take benefit from this divine technique om
tulsi plant 108 pradakshina somvati amavasya
tulsi 108 pradikshana
108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing daridrata ( Poverty).
doing japa and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa Chanting and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.
for reaping rich spiritual benefits, a sadhak should try & practice the following on Somvati Amavasya:
i. Observe Maun (silence) or speak as little as possible
ii. Devote maximum time to japa & meditation (dhyan)
iii. If possible, do upvaas (fast) and stay only on milk.
iv. Sleep on the ground on Somvati Amavasya and on the night before as well.(thatis simply not use the bed, may use blanket as bed and sleep on the floor)
v. On the night before Somvati Amavasya , the sadhak should make a firm resolve, “Tomorrow, I will observe maun (silence), study the holy scriptures & other Satsang books like Divya Prerna Prakash,Jeevan Vikas & Ishvar ki Or, and will engage myself constantly in japa and meditation.”
But all other sadhaks or devotees should definitely perform worship of the Lord and circumambulation of the Tulsi plant on Somvati Amavasya, setting aside all their other tasks. This will afford rich financial, intellectual and spiritual benefits to tthem whole life om om om…
Somvati Amavasi, or Somavati Amavasya, is no moon day that falls on a Monday (Somvar) in traditional Hindu calendar.
It is considered a highly auspicious day and millions of people take a holy dip in sacred Rivers like Ganga and Yamuna on the day. Married men and women also perform different pujas and rituals and also undertake Somavara Amavasya Vrat.
The Significance of Somvati Amavasya was narrated toYudhishtra by Bhisma in the Mahabharata. It is said that who ever takes a bath in the sacred rivers on the day would be prosperous, free of diseases and would be free from grief and sorrow. There is also a popular belief that the soul of ancestors will rest in peace if children and relatives take a holy dip in the sacred rivers.
Married women take the holy dip for a happy married life and for the long life of their husbands. They also worship the pipal tree on the day. Somavara Amavasya Vrata (fasting) is observed for a long and happy married life by couples. Many devout Hindus also fast on the day and some people only have a single meal.
On the day thousands of people take a dip in Ganga at Haridwar, Triveni and other places.

perform 108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing dridrata ( Poverty).
doing japa of ur ishta mantra,mantra of fav deity and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.

;Somvati Amavasya Anushthaan vidhi

Kaali Chaudas


Kali Chaudas Narak Chaturdashi 2/11/2013
Naraka Chaturdashi, also known as “Chhoti Diwali” or Kali Chaudas is a Hindu festival, which falls on the second day of the festival of Diwali.
Kali means Dark and Chaudas – Fourteenth. Thus, celebrated on the 14th day of the dark half of Kartik, Kali Chaudas is the day allotted to the worship of Maha-Kali or Shakti.
this holy night is also called Kaalratri


Diwali Tips from Ashram.org

listen mantra from Param pujya Asaram Bapuji

Maa Lakshmi Mantra Sadhana on Kali Choudas

दिवाली की रात कुबेर भगवान ने लक्ष्मी जी की आराधना की थी तो कुबेर बन गए ,जो धनाढ्य लोगो से भी बड़ा धनाढ्य है..सभी धन का स्वामी है..ऐसा इस काल का महत्त्व है.. दिया जलाके जाप कराने वाले को धन, सामर्थ्य , ऐश्वर्य पाए…ध्रुव , रजा प्रियव्रत ने भी आज की रात को लक्ष्मी प्राप्ति का , वैभव प्राप्ति का जप किया था…मन्त्र बहुत सरल है…मन्त्र का फल प्राप्त करने के लिए श्रद्धा से मंत्र सुने –

माँ लक्ष्मी मन्त्र :-
श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ऐं कमलवासिन्यै स्वाहा

Aum Shreem Hreem Kleem Aieem Kamalvaasinyai Swaaha

The Second Day is called Narak-Chaturdashi or more popularly as Chhoti Diwali which falls on the 14th day of the month of Kartik. This festival is observed to commemorate the victory of Lord Krishna over the demon king, Narkasur. This day is also celebrated as the birthday of Hanumanji or Hanuman jayanti. Also, on this day Hanumanji reached Ayodhya to deliver the long-awaited message of Lord Shree Sita Rama’s return. Just like diwali people light diyas on chhoti diwali to fill their homes with light, worship Goddess Laxmi and offer prayers to Her and they also burst firecrackers

Also referred to as Narak-Chaturdashi, Kali Chaudas is day to abolish laziness and evil which create hell in our life and shine light on life.

Narak Chaturdashi Snan is considered as the most auspicious ritual to perform on this day. It is believed that this festival marks the ending of darkness and beginning of brightness or happiness in the world.

Narak Chaturdashi:
The prayer to chant just before Naraka Chaturdashi Snan:

Ashwatthama balirvyaso Hanumancha vibheeshanah krupah Parashurashcha sapthaithe Chiranjeevinah

The above mantra is chanted by mothers before giving bath to their children. Chanting this sloka mothers shower their babies

Akshata (consecrated rice) on childrens heads.

After Narak Chaturdashi snan, this given mantra is chanted:

Bhramayeth snanamadhyethu narakasya kshayayahi
Sheetaloshta samayuktha sakantaka dalanvitha
Hara papa mapaamaarga Bhramyamaanah punah punah

While lighting deepa or diya and remembering ancestors, the below given mantra is chanted in the evening:

Chaturdashyam thu Yedeepaan narakaya dadanthi cha
Thesham pitruganassarve narakath swarga maapnuyu

The strength to protect others is referred as Kali,
The poojan is performed with flowers Coconuts are also offered as prashad to Hanumanji.

Kali means Dark ( the destroyer of evil ) and Chaudas – Fourteenth. Thus, celebrated on the 14th day of the dark half of Āshwin month, Kali Chaudas is the day allotted to the worship of Maha-Kali or Shakti and is believed that on this day Kali killed the wickedest. Also referred to as Narak-Chaturdashi, Kali Chaudas is day to abolish laziness and evil which create hell in our life and shine light on life. The strength to protect others is referred as Kali, and if its used for God’s work is called Mahakali.
The poojan is performed with oil, flowers, Chanda and Coconuts are also offered to Hanumanji and prasad
The rituals of Kali Choudas is strongly based on Tantra & Mantra sadhana concept of Spiritual Hinuduism

On this night, the kajal made from the diya or deepam with mustard oil (Sarsoo ka tel )in it, which is kept lightened the whole night has special powers,application of this kajal in the eyes or on babies forehead, is believed to keep away the nazar (evil eye).

After the puja, the diyas are placed in and around the house: in the doorway, near the Tulasi plant.
This night is very special for Mantra Siddhi
maa bhagvathy
Alternatively, people offer Nivedya to the mother goddess
This goddess is called their ‘Kul Devi’, in order to cast off evil spirits.
This second day of Diwali is known as Kali Choudas .

This day celebrates the victory of the Lord Shri Krishna & his consort Satyabhama over the evil demon of filth, Narakasura.
happy diwali
mantra & ritual on holy Narakchaturdashi
narakchaturdashi tips for happiness1

light a lamp with four wicks pointing towards four directions inthe evening of  holy Narakchaturdashi

saying this mantra

datto deepaschaturdashyam narakpreetiye maya

chaturvritti samaayukthaa sarva papa apanuttaye

let the gods of Narakaloka (world ) be happy & i offer this four wicks lamps lighted in four direction for the destruction of all sins
Celebration & Traditions

The Story of King Bali :
With his valour Bali conquered every bit of space, thus he became the most powerful king on earth. In his kingdom, justice was mere word, truth had no place and happiness was a dream. His form of charity was an occasion for pomp and show and those who went to seek Alms from the king Bali suffered the indignity of insults and humiliation. In fact, he felt that the vast wealth will remain and the pittance he handed out now and again could not affect even an iota of his asset. His false beliefs, arrogance and misrule ended when the Lord disguised as beggar and humble proved to Bali that his concepts were totally wrong and even his vast wealth could disappear in seconds. King Bali asked the dwarf beggar to ask for anything in his kingdom and with three steps even his crown vanished. With his first step Lord Vishnu covered the entire heaven and with the second step the earth and asked Bali where to keep his third step. Bali offered his head and became spiritually enlightened. Thus, this festival has a far deeper significance than a mere exhibition of gaiety and splendor. The Narak chaturdashi day therefore is dedicated to lights and prayers heralding a future full of joy and the elimination of greed.
& progress towards the path of good inner peace & wisdom
narakchaturdashi tips for happiness2

Celebrations :
In South-India, people wake up before sunrise prepare a paste by mixing Kumkum in oil, which is called ‘Ubtan’, on their foreheads and then take bath.
Bathing after rubbing oil on body on this morning of Narak Chaturdashi gives Long Life & good Health

Story of Narakchaturdashi from Srimad Bhagvad Maha Puraan

In Dwapar Yuga, Lord Krishna, the ascendant of Lord Vishnu, killed the notorious demon Narakasura on the same day as that of Diwali.

Narakasura was the son of Goddess Bhoomi. Despite of a great parentage, he possessed devilish tendencies.
Narakasura gota boon that he may be only killed by the hands of a women as he considered them to be weak he thought he would become immortal.
After getting this boon he started terrrifying all the three worlds.
He used to loot the people of three worlds and due to the supernatural powers he had nobody could stop him. Not only he plundered their valuable things, but abducted the womenfolk too. There was a terror of Narakasura everywhere.

Once Narakasura attacked the heavens to get hold of the army of elephants of Lord Indra. Indra being helpless before the demon, immediately to Lord Krishna to ask for help. Krishna at that time was spending a leisurely time with his wife Satyabhama. In order to fulfill both his duties as a friend and as a husband he took Satyabhama at the battlefield.

On his divine vehicle Garuda (a giant eagle), Lord Krishna set for the fort of Narakasura. His grand fort was guarded by a five headed demon Mura.

Lord shri Krishna destroyed all his forts and raksha kavachs along with the whole army of demons.


With his Sudarshana flying discus, Krishna beheaded Mura and then challenged Narakasura to come to fight on the battlefield.

It was an easy victory for great Shri Krishna. Narakasura was killed by Goddess Satyabhama inthe battle.The killing of Narakasura again takes us to the message that it is inevitable for virtue and truth to win over vice and evil.

Ganga dashera- the holiest festival

maa ganga

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holy Ganga mantra from ashram

There is no greater mantra than Om , there is no greater women than Maa Parvati , there is no Reality than Guru , there is no greater knowledge than Self-Knowledge . Similarly it is believed there is no greater place of pilgrimage than the Holy Ganga

The holy River Ganges or Ganga is the holiest river. Ganga purifies all the three worlds

Besides being a sacred river and most holy in hindu religion immense significance to the Hindus. Ganga is also worshiped as a deity in Hinduism and respectfully referred to as ‘Gangaji’ or ‘Ganga Maiya’ (Mother Ganga).

Hindu beliefs associated with the river sanctify it as a goddess. Hindus view goddess Ganga as a fair complexioned beautiful woman wearing a white crown with a water lily and a water pot in her hands, and riding her pet crocodile.

The Hallowed River

the glory of holy Ganga

Every spiritual hindu starts their day by bathing ithe morning remembering the holy names of scared rivers
the first is holyiest river Ganga

Prayer to Sacred Rivers
Gange cha Yamune chaiva Godavari Saraswathi, Narmada Sindhu Kaveri Jale asmin sannidhim kuru.

I pray you to enter, This water meant for my bath, Oh , holy river Ganga, Oh, Holy river Yamuna, Oh , Holy river Godavari, Oh, Holy river Saraswathi, Oh , Holy river Narmada, Oh holy river Sindhu, And holy river Kaveri.

Hindus believe that rituals performed by the river Ganga multiply in their blessedness. The water of Ganges, called ‘Gangajal’ (Ganga = Ganges; jal = water), is held so sacred that holding this water in hand no Hindu dares to lie or be deceitful.

The Holy water of Divine Mother Ganga is akin to the nectar. The Water of holy Ganga is the only one of its kind , which by virtue of itys medicinal properties doesn’t putrefy even if kept for years . The water of other rivers decays and starts giving a foul smell in a short span . That is the reason why holy Ganga has been mentioned as the greatest doctor for all diseases.

The land over which Ganga flows is regarded as hallowed ground. It is believed that those who die around the ground near this holiest river reach the heavenly abode with all their sins washed away. The cremation of a dead body at the banks of Ganga or even casting some ashes of the deceased in its water is thought auspicious and leads to the salvation of the departed. The famous Ganga Ghats of Varanasi and Hardwar are known for being the holiest funeral detestation of the Hindus.

The name of Ganga appears only twice in the Rig Veda, and it was only later that Ganga assumed great importance as a goddess. According to the ‘Vishnu Purana,’ she was created from the sweat of Lord Vishnu’s feet. Hence, she is also called ‘Vishmupadi’ – the one flowing from the foot of Vishnu. Another mythological tale states that Ganga is Parvataraja’s daughter, and the sister of Parvati, Lord Shiva’s consort.

Sri Ganga Dusshera/Dashami Festival

Every summer, the Ganga Dusshera or Ganga Dashami festival venerates the auspicious occasion of the descent of the sacred river on earth from heaven. On this day, a dip in the holy river invoking the Goddess is said to cleanse all sins. A devotee worships by lighting incense and lamp, and offers sandalwood, flowers, and milk. Fishes and other aquatic animals are fed flour balls.

The ‘Puranas’ or ancient Hindu scriptures say that the sight, the name, and the touch of Ganga cleanses one of all sins and taking a dip in the holy Ganga bestows heavenly blessings. The ‘Narada Purana,’ prophesied pilgrimages in the present Kali Yuga to the Ganges will be of utmost importance.

Ganga Sthavam

This prayer occurs in Kalki Purana.

Iyam sura tharangini bhavana varidhe sthaarini,
Sthuthaa hari padaambhujaa dhupagatha jagat samsada,
Sumeru shikharamara Priya jalaa malakshalini,
Prasannavadanaa shubhaa bhava bhayasya vidhravini., 1
Let this divine river who makes us cross the sea of life,
Who is praised by the world, who started from the lotus feet of Vishnu,
Who is liked by the Gods on the Meru mountain, who washes away sins,
Who has a pleasant look, who does good and who removes the fear of birth,

Bhageratha radhanugaa sura kareendra darpapahaa,
Mahesa mukuta prabhaa giri sira pathakaasithaa,
Suraasura naroragai raja bhavachyuthai samsthuthaa,
Vimukthi phala nasini kalusha naasini rajathe., 2
Who accompanied the chariot of Bhageeratha,
Who destroyed the pride of the divine elephant by her colour,
Who shines on the crown of Lord Shiva,
Who appears like a white flag hanging from mountain top,
Who is praised by devas, asuras, men, snake, Lords Shiva and Vishnu,
And who destroys sins and grants salvation, shine.

Pithamaha kamandalu prabhava mukthi bheeja latha,
Sruthi smruthi gana sthutha dwija kulaalaavruthaa,
Sumeru shikharaadbidha nipathithaa, trilokavruthaa,
Sudharma phala shalini sukha palaasini rajathe., 3
The Ganga who came out of the water pot of Brahma,
As the seed of salvation and spread like a climbing plant,
Who is praised by Vedas, smruthi as well as songs,
Who is completely by the bund of Brahmins,
Who started her journey as three branches from Meru mountain,
And went and reached all the three worlds,
And who gives good dharma and a pleasant life, shines.

Chard wihaga malini sagara vamsa mukthi prabhaa,
Muneendra vara nandini, divi madascha mandhakinee,
Sada duritha Nasini, vimala vari sandarsana-,
Pranaama guna keerthi nadhishu jagathsu samrajathe., 4
The Ganga who moves along with a series of clouds,
Who assured salvation to the entire clan of Sagaras,
Who is the darling daughter of sage Jahnu,
Who is the slow moving river respected all over heaven,
Who always destroys all sort of sufferings,
Shines because the world visits, salutes and sings her praises.

Mahabhisha suthaanganaa Hima gireesa koota sthanaa,
Saphena jala hasini, sitha maraala sacharinee,
Chalalla hari sathkaraa vara Saroja maala dhara,
Rasoloositha gamini, jaladhikjamini rajathe., 5
The darling of the sea, who was the wife of King Santhanu,
Whose breasts are like the peaks of Mount Meru,
Who has a laugh like the flow of water with foam,
Who has the movement of the pretty swans,
Who has the moving hands of her tide,
Who wears garlands of lotus flowers,
And who moves with pretty joyful emotion, shines.

Kwachin muni ganai sthuthaa, kwachidanantha sampoojithaa,
Kwachith kala kala swanaa, kwachidha dheerayadho ganaa,
Kwachidhra vikarojjwala, kwachidhudagra pathaa kulaa,
Kwachi jjana vigahithaa, jayathi Bheeshma matha sathee., 6
The Ganga is praised by groups of sages in some places,
Is praised and worshipped by Adhisesha in some places.
Is moving with the sound, “Kala”, “Kala” in some places,
Is full of fighting and squirming river animals in some places,
Is very hot and full of emotion in some places,
Is falling from great heights in some places,
And is used as a playful companion in some places.

Sa yeva kusalee janaa pranamatheeha bhagerathim,
Sa yeva thapassaam nidhir japathi jahnavee maadharaal,
Sa yeva purushothama smarathi sadhu mandhakineem,
Sa yeva vijayee Prabhu sura tharangineem sevathe., 7
They who salute the Ganges are the only ones that live happily,
They who respect and meditate on Ganges are the only seers,
They who sing the praises of Ganges are only greatest among men,
They who serve the river Ganges are the only victorious lords.

Thavamala jalachitham Khaga srugaala meenakshatham,
Chalalla hari lolitham ruchira theera jambalitham,
Kadhaa nija vapor mudhaa sura naroragai samsthutho,
Pyaham tripadha gamini priyamatheeva pasyaamyaho., 8
Oh river who grows in three different paths,
In your clear waters birds, small foxes, fish and storks
Are floating, biting, playing and moving and jumping,
In the tides of yours and once they reach your banks,
They are coated with your mud,
And when I would be able to see my body with happiness,
In your waters, being praised devas and men.

Thaw there vasathim thava amala jala snanam, thava prekshanam,
Thwan nama smaranam thavodhaya kadhaa samlaapanam pavnam,
Gange may thava sevanaika nipuno pyanandhitha thascha drutha,
Sthuthwaa chodh gatha pathako bhuvikadhaa santhascharishyamyaham., 9
When will I ever get a chance, to live in your shores, bathe in thy pure waters,
Get sprinkled by your water, meditate on your names, hear stories about your birth,
Oh Ganges, When will I become an expert in serving you,
When will I wear you and become happy and joyous and live with contentment?

Ithyedads rishibhi proktham gangasthavanamuthamam,
Swargyam yasaya mayushyam, padanath sravanaadhapi., 10
Reading or hearing this divine prayer addressed to Ganges,
Would lead us to long life with fame and later to salvation.

Translated By P.R.Ramachander
People bath in Holy Ganga

Laabh Panchami


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Labh Pancham or Saubhagya Panchami
The final festival during the Diwali period is Labh Pancham on Kartik Sud Shukla paksha Panchami. It is also known as ‘Laakheni Panchmi’ and ‘Saubhaagya Panchmi” or Gyaan Panchami

The final festival during the Diwali period is Labh Pancham on Kartik. Pancham is an auspicious day to commence business. Devotes celebrate Pancham or Panchami by worshiping their books and praying for more knowledge. business men worship Goddess Lakshmi and open their accounts.

Ritual
Those who have not performed Shaarda Pujan on Diwali, perform pujan of their new ledgers today and ritually open their shops and businesses.

In the days following Diwali including today, people visit friends and relatives, to renew solidarity. Sweets and other items are offered to guests, symbolically ‘sweetening’ relations.

‘Labh’ means benefit. People today usually wish for material ‘labh’ such as: a good job, good in-laws, riches and so forth. Yet the scriptures and Sants or Saints inform us that the greatest Benefit’labh’ is human birth itself as itis able realize truth like Buddha Mahavitra & Adi Shankara.

With this one should endeavor for God-realization. glory of associating with Sant Samagam.
‘If one possesses as many ‘Chintamanis’ – wishing gems, as there are stones, and as many ‘Kalpa Vruksh’ – wishing trees,,even then one would be better off burning them in order to do ‘Sant Samagam.’  Satsanga ,the true wise saints

The greatest beneift (Laabh) or fortune  of this human life is finding refuge in the most holy feets of a Sadh Guru by whose grace & mercy the real peace true happiness  & infinite bliss is gained om shanti shanti shanti

The scriptures define ‘labh’ as:
Laabhasteshaam jayasteshaam kutasteshaam paraajayaha,
Yeshaam indeevarashyaam hrudayastho janaardanaha.
i.e. He is the true beneficiary and the truly victorious, who has installed the consort of Lakshmi, God Vishnu, in his heart.

Diwali then, is a festival of inner enlightenment. It is an occasion to eradicate one’s inner darkness, by renouncing any addictions, bad habits and ‘doshas’ – base instincts, by obeying the Shastras and the God-realized One then becomes ‘Brahmarup’ and is subsequently graced with the ultimate enlightenment – Parabrahman.