Author: Archana Sharma

Ganesha

Ganpati Aarti

  (Jaidev Jaidev jai mangal murti ho shrimangal murti Darshanmaatre mann kaamana purti jaidev jaidev) – 2 Sindur laal chadhaayo apane hi mann ka Sundar laal viraaje sut gauri-shiv ka Haath mein hai gudh laddu prabhu gajaanan ke Mahima kahu to kaise, jhukaau sir pad mein, jaidev jadev Ganesha tera...

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7th House in Astrology – Partnership and Marriage

  The seventh house is also called the descendent as it is exactly opposite the 1st house i.e. the ascendant. Yuvati house, jaya house are other common names of this house. There are many aspects of life that are predicted by this house but marriage and partnership are the most...

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6th House in Astrology-Enemies and Challenges

6th house in a horoscope is called the “Ari Bhav” where Ari means enemies and Bhav means house. This is a malefic house as this house corresponds to the obstacles, enemies, diseases, debts, accidents and legal disputes. All these cause inconvenience to the native and slow down the progress hence...

Shiva Tandava Stotram

Shiva Tandava Stotra

Ravana as we all know was a learned man. He  was so obessed with his powers that he thought of lifting the Mount Kailash –the abode of his guru –Shiva. He even managed to do it, Shiva was annoyed and but He put it back in place by pressing it...

Shiva Chalisa

Shiva Chalisa

Lord Shiva forms the part of the Trimurti (Trinity), the other being Brahma, the creator and Vishnu, the preserver. Lord Shiva or Siva is considered as the destroyer (of negativity). He represents the vital goodness in the form of Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram i.e. Truth, Goodness and Beauty. Lord Shiva performs...

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Feng Shui Tips – Fu Dogs

Fu Dogs are majestic characters half dragon and half lion possessing mythic powers for protection and defence. They were extensively used in old china to guard palaces, offices, homes and business premises. They are popular even today for a similar purpose. They are kept in pairs one of them being...

Feng Shui for Kitchen

Grow Your Abundance In The Kitchen

Layout of the kitchen is crucial to the health, happiness and wealth of the family. The kitchen is considered as the source of wealth and health. Ideally your kitchen should be located in the special direction called the T’ien Yi direction which is the best location for the kitchen

Essentials of Medical Astrology

Essentials of Medical Astrology

Since the ancient times the Ayurvedic doctors (Vaids) have been using the knowledge of astrology as a powerful tool to not only diagnose diseases but also to treat them. It was a common practice to cast the birth-chart of the patient to check the onset, severity and the duration of...

Use Numbers to Your Advantage-3

Use Numbers to Your Advantage – 3

All natives having numbers 3,12,21 or 30 as their birth or destiny numbers are governed by Jupiter. A person ruled by Jupiter is independent, bold, active..

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Buddha Poornima – The Day of Enlightenment

A group of young girls sang along playing the sitar as they crossed the forest where a young monk sat under a tree, his body reduced to a skeleton by starvation and severe yogic practices. In my opinion this was the moment of enlightenment for the young monk who later

Number 2

Use Numbers to Your Advantage – 2

Hope you enjoyed reading about number “1” in the previous issue. In this issue we talk about the number “2”. Number “2” represents the planet Moon. All the people born on 2, 11, 20 or 29 of any month are ruled by the planet Moon. Such people clearly exhibit the...

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Feng Shui for the Garden

The philosophy of yin and yang can be applied in the layout of a garden to bring about balance and harmony and Feng Shui is all about balance and h

Lalitha Tripur Sundari

A Prayer for Total Surrender

Saundarya  Lahiri  meaning “waves of beauty” is a famous literary work written by Adi Shankaracharya. It has hundred verses describing the beauty, grace and magnificence of Goddess Parvati the consort of Lord Shiva. Verse 1-41 describe the mystical union of Shiva and Parvati and are aptly referred to as Anand...

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Use Numbers to Your Advantage-1

a person is born on the dates 1, 10, 19 or 28 of any month. This person will be ruled by planet Sun as number 1 is the representative of this planet. The qualities of Sun will clearly be visible in this persona person born on these dates is spontaneous, responds to

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Colours and Directions in Feng Shui

The basic directions are 4—North, South, East and West. In Fengshui each direction is associated with a specific element, celestial animal and a particular colour. The correct knowledge of these enables us to energize the various directions in an appropriate manner. North is attributed to the element water and its...

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Significance of Navratra

Navratra is a Sanskrit word formed by the union of two words ‘Nav’ – meaning nine and ‘ratra’ – meaning night. Here number 9 is of great importance. It is magical to see that when we enumerate the table of number nine, 9 gets repeated again and again…viz. 9, 18(1+8=9),...

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Holi – Festival of Colours

Holi is a social festival. It is a festival of colours. People of all ages celebrate it with full fervour. Holi enjoys the status of even a national festival as this is the only festival which is celebrated by one and all irrespective of caste and religion. Holi is celebrated...

Phaag

Phaag

फागुन की ऋतू आई सखी रे, जियरा लुभाए सखी रे, महक उठी फूलों की फुलवारी, कुहुक उठी कोयल मतवारी| Phagun ki ritu aaye sakhi ri, Jiyara lubhaye sakhi ri, Mahak uthi phoolon ki phulwari, Kuhuk uthi koel matwari. हरे हरे खेत लहर लहर लेहेराएँ, गेहूं की बाली शर्माए, सरसों पीली...

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Faith- An Anchor of Life

Happy are men anchored  on fixed belief In this uncertain and ambiguous world, Or who have planted in the heart’s rich soil One small grain of spiritual certitude. Happiest who stand on faith as on a rock.                          ...

Interior Decor

Feng Shui tips – Interior De’cor

Interior decoration is primarily concerned with the appropriate use of space, light and colour to create a perfect atmosphere for various activities such as sleeping, dining and working. Fengshui is primarily concerned with the location of ch’i to enhance the potential of the occupants. If the interior decoration is done...

Basant panchami

Basant Panchami – Festival of Love

Yeh Mausam Ka Jadu Hai Mitwa, Nahi Dil Pe Kabu Hai Mitwa… So goes the popular bollywood number aptly describing the flavour of the spring season. Trees are already shedding their leaves and the breeze is swiftly sweeping them away as if preparing to welcome the king of seasons–“Ritu Raj...

Mauni Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya – Pause For Silence

Mauni Amavasya this year falls on 2nd of February, the fifteenth day of the dark midnight of Magh. This is the most important day to practice self-control and to look within ourselves. Mauna or observing silence is derived from the word ‘muni’-the one who remains in silence. Silence here is...

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Feng Shui Tips – Mandarin Ducks

Though February is the shortest month of the year, yet it is the only month when love is in the air…..Two festivals of love fall in this month vasant panchami and valentine day. Let me tell you a story, no, not of St.Valentine or of the tricks of the Cupid...

Feng Shui for Teenager's Room

Feng Shui Tips – Harmonise Your Teenager’s Room

Feng shui can do a lot to adjust and improve the academic performance of the child by harmonising and balancing his room. Layout, colour scheme and atmosphere of the surrounding can tremendously effect a child’s mind as their ch’i, mind and bodies are more impressionable. The bed should lie diagonally...

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Feng Shui Tips – All About Ch’i

Ch’I is one of the most important concepts of Feng Shui. A simple translation of ch’I is “breath”. It is the life force or the cosmic energy vital to all objects in this universe. It breathes life into plants, animals and humans and propels us along the path of life....

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What Hue Are You Today?

Believe it or not, but what hue you are tells more about how you are on a particular day. We live in the wonderful world of colours. These colours have a profound effect on our psyche. We all respond in different ways to different colours; some colours help us to...