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Good Dates for Aksharabhyasam 2018

Asksharabhyasam is the day when children are introduced into the world of letters. There are certain specific dates that are good for Aksharabhyasam. Good dates for Aksharabhyasam in 2018.
July 27, 2018 August 26, 2018 October 18 highly auspicious for many communities in South India. November 8 is another auspicious day.
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Good Dates for Joining Job in July 2018

There are auspicious dates marked for each purpose in Hindu calendar and panchang. These are the good dates for Joining Job in July 2018. Only the very good dates have been included in the list. Good dates for delivery in July 2018 July 2, July 6, July 10, July 18, July 20 July 30, July 31
These dates are based on calendars and panchang followed in India. The time followed is the time followed in western parts of India.

Sashti July 2018 date – Muruga Sashti Viratham Fasting in July 2018

Sashti Fasting dates based on calendars in South India. Sashti Viratham is observed on the sixth day during the Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon as per a traditional Hindu calendar and is dedicated to Lord Muruga or Kartik or Kumara. Sashti Viratham July 2018 date is July 18. Muruga devotees observe a fast on the day. Special pujas and rituals are also held on the day in Muruga Temples.

There are two Sashti fasting dates in a month one each during the waxing phase of moon and another during the waning phase of moon. Most devotees fast during the Sashti falling during waxing phase of moon.
Fasting on Sashti is considered highly beneficial and some devotees observe a complete fast for 24 hours.
Lord Muruga, also known as Shanmukha and Subramanian, is widely worshipped in South India, Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka especially by Tamilians. In North India, Lord Muruga is known as Kartik or Kartikeya.

Buying Salt on Saturday in Hindu Religion

In some regions in India, people do not buy salt on Saturday. This is not based on any scripture in Hinduism but it is based on oral tradition. Again, the not buying salt tradition is restricted to few communities and few regions. It is not pan India or pan Hindu belief.
Some people associate salt with Shani Bhagavan. This is the main reason why salt is not bought on Saturday.
It is believed that buying salt on Saturday will result in money related problems. There will be unexpected financial crisis and there will be debt.
Donating already bought salt on Saturday is considered beneficial.
All these practices are strictly followed by people who believe strongly in astrology and horoscope.


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What makes such beliefs gather strength is fear and lack of proper understanding of Hindu religious teachings?
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Good dates for delivery in July 2018

There are auspicious dates marked for each purpose in Hindu calendar and panchang. These are the good dates for delivery in July 2018. Only the very good dates have been included in the list. Good dates for delivery in July 2018 July 2, July 3 July 6, July 7 July 10, July 14 July 18, July 20 July 22 good after 11:00 AM July 30, July 31
These dates are based on calendars and panchang followed in India. The time followed is the time followed in western parts of India.

Purnima July 2018 date and time – Full moon day or Poornima in July 2018

Purnima is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu calendar and fast is observed on the day. Purnima July 2018 date and time is July 27. The time is from 11:16 PM on July 26 to 1:50 AM on July 28. The purnima fasting is marked on July 27. The Purnima in July 2018 is the Ashada Purnima in most regions.
Guru Purnima and Vyasa Puja are observed on July 27. There is also a Chandra Grahan or lunar eclipse on the day in India (11:54 PM on July 27 to 3:49 AM on July 28).
Some Hindu communities observe fast on Purnima day. Special pujas and rituals are performed in many temples.
The day is also the last day in the Ashada month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.
The holy Shravan month begins from the next day.

Amavasya August 2018 Date and Time – Amavas in Hindu Calendar in August 2018

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya August 2018 date is August 11. Time – Amavas begins at 6:01 PM on August 10 to 3:35 PM on August 11. The Amavasya Vrat is on August 11. Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on August 11. The Amavasya is known as Somvati Amavasya as it falls on Monday. Amavasya marks the end of the dark fortnight or waning phase of moon in a Hindu calendar.

Important Rituals on August 11, 2018

Hariyali Amavas in North India.

Bheemana Amavasya in Karnataka.

Gatari Amavasya in Maharashtra.

Chitalagi Amavas in Orissa.

Aadi Amavasi

Karkidaka Vavu Bali is observed on the day in Kerala.

Amavasya is the darkest day in a traditional Hindu month and is considered both auspicious and inauspicious by different Hindu communities.

There are many Hindus who undertake a fast on Amavasi. Some devotees only take a single meal on the day.