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In India,  these days are very auspicious and full celebration of Ganapati Utsav and Goddess Amba - Bhadarvi Poonam (Full moon day). According to Hindu calendar,  the Ganapati Utsav starts from the...

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Astrology: Celtic Symbols and Irish Astrology

The ancient Celts didn't have tree signs, but they were skilled astronomers and most likely used some form of predictive astrology. We do know they had lunar calendars(e.g.,the Coligny calendar), although scholars disagree as to whether the start of the month was the new moon or the full moon. There is no agreement as to what symbols were used by the druids who created the calendars, but most historians think it is similar to the old Vedic/Hindu cosmological system.


Ashwyn is a name derived from the word Ashvin, a month on the Hindu calendar. Ashwyn is a slouchy beret which was created in conjunction with Malabrigo Stockpile Month, so the name seemed fitting. It was also inspired by the 198 Yds of Heaven shawlette by Christy Verity, and coordinates nicely with that scarf. Knit from the top down, Ashwyn features a leaf lace pattern that blooms from the crown. The hat is finished off with 1x1 ribbing. Size can be adjusted slightly by varying yarn and ...


Dhanteras ( Hindi : धनतेरस, Sanskrit/Marathi : धनत्रयोदशी) is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival as celebrated in India. The festival, known as "Dhanatrayodashi" or "Dhanvantari Trayodashi".The word Dhan means wealth and Teras means 13th day as per Hindu calendar. It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin. On Dhanteras, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped to provide prosperity and well being.


Monday, November 21, 2016