Shravana


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Shravana

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Shravana (ear or hearing) is one of the Nakshatras (lunar mansions) of Vedic astrology. Symbolized by a trident, and presided over by Vishnu, this Nakshatra is ruled by the Moon at Capricorn 10° to 23°20’. Favorable actions are usually well supported at this time, and individuals tend to lead more ethical, prosperous lives, though also sometimes be overgenerous or liberal.

—Pramela Thiagesan

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Raje had flown back from her twoday visit to Madhya Pradesh where she offered puja at several temples in Ujjain and Khandwa, including Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar Temple of Lord Shiva, on the last Monday of the auspicious Hindu month of Shravana.
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It is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravana in India.
Los puranas --como Agni Purana, Padma Puran y Skanda Purana--hablan de la gran importancia de ayunar y ofrecer las hojas de bel a Shivlingam para contentar a Shiva, especialmente los lunes o en Shivaratri (la noche de Shiva que cae en febrero) y en el mes de Savan o Shravana (julio-agosto).
Dubai Readers have come forward to help 17-year-old Indian girl Shravana, who took to begging to fulfil her dream of becoming a teacher.
e More is promised for others who come to bathe in this tirtha on shravana purnima or wash his/her face or body and offers oblation to Lord Kumbheshvara will sure go to heaven as the tank/water-conduit directly flows from the feet of Lord Kumbheshvara.
The African fauna comprises three genera, Negroroncus Beier 1931, Nannoroncus Beier 1955 and Afroroncus Mahnert 1981, mostly restricted to the eastern half of the continent (Mahnert 1981), while the Asian fauna consists of the genera Dhanus Chamberlin 1930, Shravana Chamberlin 1930 and Nhatrangia Redikorzev 1938.
Lord Krishna was born on the eighth day of the month of Shravana to Devki and Vasudeva, who had been imprisoned by Devki's brother.
Tenders are invited for errection of temporary pendals from shravana masam to kartheeka masam for 4 months
But it's the bull race that is the crowd-pulling event of this festival celebrated in the month of Shravana (usually August).
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 2 ( ANI ): Thousands of devotees took a holy dip in Sarayu River on the occasion of Shravana Poornima (full moon) here on Thursday.