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Twitching of eyes have great significance in our scriptures. There are various description of auspicious and inauspicious omens in our scriptures and eye twitching is one of them. Twitching of Sita's left body parts is mentioned in Valmiki Ramayana Sundara Kanda. In chapter 27 verses 48 to 50. निमित्तभूतमेतत्तु श्रोतुमस्या महत्प्रियम् || ५-२७-४८ ...


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In Sanskrit there are two meaning of the word Koti Crore Type But, we are making mistakes and interpret as a Crore rather than to interpret Type.


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No, it's not like that, it can be read on normal days as far as I know. The Garuda Purana has a part known as preta kalpa which describes the journey after death and the related rituals to be done. Those are referred and read during the occasion of the passing away of someone. So it has become a taboo or fear to read it on other days like it has happened ...


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This web page says that the chanting of the Virata Parva of the Mahabharata was once done by Chandrashekhara Bharati II, a former Sharankaracharya of Sringeri Mutt, in order to produce rain. And his explanation was that Vyasa had embedded a mantra to Varuna within the Virata Parva: The book "Guru Krupa Vilasam" mentions an interesting incident in ...


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It has actually nothing to do with astrology (you originally tagged your question with it). At various portions of our palms are present various Hindu Gods. That's why it's auspicious to see our palms immediately after waking up in the morning. The act is supposed to make the upcoming whole day fruitful, auspicious etc for us. The Nitya Karma PujA PrakAsh ...


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Gita Press Gorakhpur has published Mahabharata (with Hindi Translation) in 6 volumes. In its last volume (6th vol) p. 6595, shloka 89 reads as "Bharatam Bhavane Yasya tasya hastagato Jayah" Translation: In whichever home this Mahabharat Grantha (book) is there, victory is in his (home owner's) hands. So, it may not be true that the book cannot be kept ...


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Yes , Puranas also do talk about eye-twitching. There is a discussion mentioned in Shreemad Bhagvat purana between Yudhishthira and Bhima , ( Skanda 1 ,Chapter 14 ,Shloka 12) --the background of which is like this. Yudhishthira send's Arjuna to Dwaraka to make a enquiry about Shree-Krishna and to meet their relatives.But even after 7 months when Arjuna do ...


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The preface of the book "ESSENCE OF VIRAT PARVA OF MAHA BHARATA" states that it is believed that recitation of the Durga Stuti done by Yudhishthira just before entering the Virata Kingdom is capable of bringing even unseasonal rains. There is a strong belief that reading of Virat Parva of Maha Bharata would not only entail enrichment of one’s thought ...


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As per this Agni Purana chapter, a cat crossing one's path (from right to left) is in fact considered a good omen. Good Omens: Good omens while leaving house are facing white flowers, full vessels, meat, distant sounds, goat, cow, horse, elephant, fire, gold, silver, sword, umbrella, fruits, butter or curd, sugarcane, sound of thunder, lightning, dead ...


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I'm not sure if Puranas say such. But Gauli Sastra mentions the different omens or sakunas in detail. Gauli Sastra is prominent Sakuna system published with Panchangams or Astrology books in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamilnadu. Shri Ragavendra Rao (M.A in Astrology) from Tirupati Sri Venkteswara University translated the Telugu Manuscripts to English ...


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Yes, twitching of left eye means something desirable is about to happen. Here is one example from Srimad Bhagavatam in which Rukmini's left eye twitches when Lord Krishna was arriving in her palace. evaṁ vadhvāḥ pratīkṣantyā govindāgamanaṁ nṛpa vāma ūrur bhujo netram asphuran priya-bhāṣiṇaḥ (SB - 10.53.27) Meaning: O King, as the bride thus awaited ...


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Marijuana or any other drug is not considered sacred by Hindus. There might be some exceptions where people justify it. The usual argument these people give in favour of drugs is a misleading argument that Shiva consumed Bhaang. Hence, it is okay for them to do so too. This argument has no base in it: Q. Gurudev, we sing devotional songs in praise of Lord ...


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Yes it is true that cow has 33 crores gods in it. these are major gods that we worship them we do-not need to know all the gods names.


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Lord Krishna was a Cowherd "Gaupal", he used to en·tice the animals and humans by his flute playing in vrudavana. This custom were followed since ancient times by most Cowherd, of playing flute to call their animals back and to show the way toward him. Since flute has long history with Cowherd and cows. By playing it at night would agitate the cows, and ...


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You should be following the customs that are traditionally followed in your own region since ages and you're not required to follow those of others, certainly not by discarding your own family\regional traditions. So, you should be following what your parents ask you to do in this regard instead of searching how the same things are done by people living in ...


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The first breathe coming out of the body is the one we must look for because breathe is a unit of time measure as per the Rishis. The below is from Surya Siddhanth : Chapter 1 verse 12 in Phanindra Ganguly's translation. And sixty nadis make a sidereal day and night.... The manuscripts without commentary insert, as the first half of v. 11, the usual ...


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It is one of the Eye Twisting astrology followed in India In India, the superstition of eye twitching is reverse to the Chinese. Also, the eye twitching superstition in India is based on the eye that twitches, gender and the part of the eye that twitches. In terms of the eye twitching, a twitch of the right eye is usually a good sign. It could mean that ...


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The word 'Gods' is a misnomer here. The 33 crore numbers refers to devathas that administer the functioning of the universe. In scriptures posit that the microcosm(human body) is a reflection of the macrocosm(universe). The 33 crore Devathas thus also represent 33 crore gene functions/characteristics in human beings. Every Devatha has an name associated ...


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Whether it's a myth or truth cannot be judged. It all depends on faith. In Hinduism, there are a total of 33 crore gods. And these are symbolically represented in cows as we derive so many benefits from a cow. The same analogy you can apply to any animal as well as to a human. Example: God related to Vaishnavara. Every living being will contain this in the ...


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Patanjali's Yoga Aphorisms (IV. 1.) says: "The Siddhis (powers) are attained by birth, chemical means, power of words, mortification, or concentration." Ganja (and some other drugs) can open up - temporarily - some chakras in some people. But when you do, it is only temporary and results in a fall just as dramatic. The best way to open these chakras and ...


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As per my knowledge.. We have to sprinkle that water on door entrance instead of ourselves. The 'maybe' reason behind that - According to Hindus, there is laxmi at door entrance, and as sneezing consist of germs, we sprinkle waters to fool. ( like.. Its just a water sprinkle n not sneeze) Just liks after taking prashad, if we want to go the toilet, we ...


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The Vedas refer to not millions of deities but 33 supreme deities. 33 divinities are mentioned in the Yajur-veda, Atharva-veda, Satapatha-brahmana, and in several other Vedic and later texts. The number thirty-three occurs with reference to divinities in the Parsi scriptures of Avesta as well.The expressiontrayastrimsa deva is found in the list of classes ...


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Its has deep meaning. Its not limited to just body, i mean if lizard falls on your right hand, mouth, toes, everything has different meaning. Also, different meaning for different gender. For example if lizard falls on lower lip of men, it will be financial loss for him, while if lizard falls on lower lip of women, it will bring positive results for her. ...


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It is possible but it is peripheral: "Many times, I have been asked, what to do if someone has cast an “evil eye” on me. The first thing to do is to not bother about it. Gurudev had once said, this is all simply on the periphery and will just vanish in no time. He said any sort of “curse” is always peripheral and will go away very fast. ...


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The following informations are obtained from the book called Dharma Bindu(which is the essence or Sara of all Dharma Shastras) regarding the importance of Turmeric(Haridra/Haldi) in a married Hindu woman's life: Vyasa Maharshi gave the instructions as follows: Haridraamkumkumamchaiva sindhuram kajjalam tathaa, Kurpaanakam cha taambolam mangalaabharanam ...


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Dr. Garikipati Narasimha Rao in his discourse on Mahābhārata in this YouTube video (Telugu) says that the custom of reciting Virāṭa Parva for rains has originated because Bhīṣma describes the 18 signs of Yudhiṣṭhira's presence, in Virāṭa Parva and one of them is: "where king Yudhiṣṭhira resides...the clouds, without doubt, pour abundant rain." In Go-harana ...


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From 2 answers mentioned in below thread, it appears to be a bad omen! So time to be careful! How do you know death is near for a person as per scriptures? Is there any reference? VAyu PurAna 5. He whose feet crack either in the front or the back, or becomes dust or marshy, lives only for seven months (I have backfoot cracks for several years) 6. If ...


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For the time being I'm only able to cite something relevant from the "Neeti Shastras" (NS) by Chanakya. This book is of course not a scripture. But in the 1st Chapter only the author says: I recite maxims of the science of political ethics (niti) selected from the various sastras (scriptures) That man who by the study of these maxims from the ...


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Flower falling while you pray itself is a good indication! Flowers are always considered very sacred, Goddess Laxmi is shown sitting on a lotus and her Favorite flowers are Lotus and any kind of Red Flowers. While worshipping If a flower falls from the Picture or idol its a Good sign that your wish is going to fulfil and you will get success in your works....


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One of the most popular bengali panchangam is called the "Phool Panjika".The following information are taken from a hard copy of that book. Shuvaashuva Vara(weekday) Phala for shaving & nail/hair cutting are as follows: Sunday(if done on)-Loss of wealth(is the result) Monday-Auspicious. Tuesday-Loss of longevity.(AyuhAni) Wednesday-...


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