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For Whom Wealth Matters
November 12, 2012 2 Comments
Do you know why Dhanteras is also known as Yamadeepdaan
According to legends, King Hima had a son after many years of marriage. Unfortunately upon his birth, the astrologers predicted that he was doomed to die of a snake bite on the fourth day of his marriage.
July 19, 2012 4 Comments
According to Hindu astrology,the favourable alignment of stars on the day of Guru pushyamrut makes it ideal for new beginnings and results in good -luck,success and prosperity.Pushya means to nurture,strengthen or multiply.Pushya is one among the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu astrology.Gurupushyamrut or Guru Pushyamrut Yoga is the day when the Pushya Nakshatra falls on a Thursday/Guruvar.In Hindu astrological terms there is amrut or amrit on the day and Guru Pushya Nakshatra Yoga helps convert your good effort to good luck.
The planet Lord Brihaspati,i.e.,Jupiter/Guru,who is believed to be the preceptor pf the Gods,is believed to have originated in Pushya Nakshatra.Lakshmi,the Goddess of Wealth was born on Pushya Nakshatra.Hence the day is believed to be doubly good for building good fortune.
On this day,prayers are offered to Goddess Lakshmi and her blessings are sought,Buying gold on this day is believed to bring good luck,prosperity and wealth.It is also believed to be advisable to buy silver,gemstones or diamonds,start new businesses,buy property and other investments,do grahpravesh puja (house warming) and vidhya aramb (start schooling) on this day.
February 6, 2011 4 Comments
Lakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of Good Fortune.Shri is a term commonly used to represent Goddess Lakshmi.In the Hindu Pantheon Goddess Lakshmi is the consort of Lord Vishnu-The Preserver.Goddess Lakshmi is often shown bestowing gold coins symbolic of prosperity and flanked by elephants signifying her royal power. Sometimes she has an owl as her vahana. To understand the symbology consider this: In Sanskrit, Uluka means owl. Uluka is also one of the names of lndra, the King of Gods, personifying wealth, power and glory.
Goddess Lakshmi believed to be very fond of the lotus–a symbol of enlightenment, and her many epithets are connected to the flower.Eg.Padma: lotus dweller,Kamala: lotus dweller, Padmapriya: One who likes lotuses ,Padmamukhi: One whose face is as beautiful as a lotus, Padmakshi: One whose eyes are as beautiful as a lotus ,Padmahasta: One who holds a lotus ,Padmasundari: One who is as beautiful as a lotus ,Vishnupriya: One who is the beloved of Vishnu , Ulkavahini: One who rides an owl . Read more of this post
January 28, 2011 33 Comments
Kubera, also known as Dhanapati, is the Hindu God of Wealth.He is believed to be the Treasurer of the Gods.He, along with all his Yaksha followers, guard all the treasures of the earth and also the riches buried and unclaimed inside the earth. As treasurer of the Gods and chief guardian of wealth, it is his responsibility to distribute wealth among people.It is believed that Kubera flies in his Pushpak to distribute wealth to his devotees assisted by the Kinnaras and Kinnoris(Centaurs).
Worship of Lord Kubera is believed to be the basis of gain of unlimited wealth and prosperity.For when Lord Kubera is pleased he blesses the person with material success and wealth. The chances of coming into wealth unexpectedly and suddenly increases.And no matter how much one spends, money keeps flowing in provided the wealth is used for constructive purposes and not for destructive or anti-social activities.So Lord Kubera is propitiated for quick financial gains,unexpected gains of money through lotteries etc and a prosperous business.
Lord Kubera is propitiated by chanting the Kubera Mantra and by worshipping the Kubera Yantra.The Kuber Yantra is a tool to attract the cosmic wealth energy and accumulate riches and increase cash flow .There is a picture if one on the right. The speciality of the yantra is that addition in any direction gives 72.The Yantra is believed to open up new avenues of income,lead to growth in business and abundance.Copies of the yantra can be either hand drawn on paper or made of metals like copper , silver ,and if you can afford it- gold sheets.They can be kept wherever wealth is stored or where financial dealings take place or they can be worn as amulets. Read more of this post