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Scriptural sources for information on panchang, tithi, and nitya yogas

Hindus commonly look at tithis and nitya yogas to guide the timing of their activities. Here's an example. Is there a scriptural basis of these interpretations? What scripture deals with the daily ...
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what are the special tithis for different deities?

Chaturthi is considered special for Ganesa "Sankata hara chaturthi". What is the special tithi for other prominent deities and are there legends associated with them?
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Are there any general tithis considered auspicious for buying any materialistic item?

My friend says krishna paksha is not desirable to buy a new item like a phone or car or laptop. Rather shukla paksha is better. Further, new moon is to be avoided as friend say. Is this true as per ...
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What is the frequency and impact of Amavasya on Chaturdasi day?

Consider the following excerpt from the Mahabharatha, which discuss possible implications of the astrological phenomenon "Beholding these signs that indicated the perverse course of Time, and ...
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Which other manifestations of god Vishnu besides Parshurama, are associated with the 'Akshaya-Tritya'?

The third lunar day of the bright fortnight of Vaishaka month (Vaishakha Shukla Paksha Tritiya), is celebrated as Akshaya Tritiya. This answer, citing Wikipedia, claims that Vishnu took the form of ...
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Which scripture mentions Lord Parshurama was born on Akshaya Tritiya?

The Drikpanchang says that Parshuram Jayanti falls on Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the month of Vaishakha also known as Akshay Tritiya. It is believed that Parashurama was born during Pradosh Kala and ...
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How to determine a day for Vratha or a festival when a Nakshatra is shared between days?

Recently on a Sathsang, I understood the values of Ekadasi Vratha, explained by a scholar. He explained the power of Ekadasi in various pakshas - Krishna paksha and Shukla paksha. When I tried to ...
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