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As per the advice that most Gurus give, it's not beneficial to worship multiple deities for any particular individual. One must only worship his/her Ishta Devata and stick with it's worship only (without of course having any ill feelings towards other deities). Temples have multiple deities for other reasons but even then the presiding deity (or the Pradhana ...


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The purpose of worshiping multiple Gods is because of multiple desires fulfillment. For example worship of Indra is done in order to please him for rain. Worship of Kuber is done for the wealth etc. But one must stick to Supreme God or Parmatma in order to God realization. Swami Muktananda commentary on Bhagwat Gita Chapter 9 verse 25 clarifies this doubt: ...


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Purvanha or forenoon is the best time for doing rites related to Devas (deities). Where as afternoon (Aparanha) is best suited for performing rites related to deceased ancestors. The following verses from Manu Smriti have the words Purvanha (translated as morning) and Aparanha (translated as afternoon) in them. 3.255. The afternoon, Kusa grass, the due ...


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I have listened to the answer in the Video by Sri Mylavarapu Srinivasa Rao, a renowned pravachan karta, in Telugu speaking areas. Yes, he did explain about mAnasika sandhyAvandanam. He explained the following issues: In the olden days, people used to do sandhyAvandanam, without the paraphernalia, viz., photo of Gayatri mata, flowers, etc, while they are ...


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