Home Pregnancy parenting Baby Baby on September 2, 2022 World coconut day is observed on 2 September every year. The APCC (Asian and Pacific Coconut Community) initiative, the first observance of World Coconut Day, took place in 2009. The World Coconut Day theme for the year 2022 is "Growing Coconut for a Better Future and Life". Coconut milk, obtained from coconut, is said to have ample health benefits and is a common ingredient used in Indian cooking. It has gained popularity around the globe as a replacement for dairy, making coconut milk an easy, cruelty-free addition to your dishes. Coconut milk is made from the flesh of the mature brown coconuts and has a thick consistency with a rich, creamy texture. Coconut milk is high in various vitamins and minerals and is the best option for people who are lactose intolerant and vegans. However, how safe and healthy is coconut milk for babies and children? Coconut … [Read more...] about World Coconut Day 2022: Is Coconut Milk Safe For Babies And Children? Benefits, Risks And Recipes
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Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 16, 2022 Mantras have been given immense significance in Hinduism and are very popular in spiritual practices, often used to show devotion to deities. The mantras connect you at a deeper level to your soul. It works miracles on the reciter and the listener. There is a lot of mental discipline involved in the recitation and it should be correctly pronounced. The mantra syllables carry power and can surely solve problems. Mantras should be recited in the following way. Shakti mantra is most powerful and enables the person with the will, power and guts to fight any situation. It is good to chant the shakti mantra in the early morning. One rosary of this mantra should be chanted. Goddess Durga is the preserving, sustaining and destroying force of the universe. She eradicates evil from its roots and accords peace to the world. Durga puja is a festival that goes on for … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Powerful Durga Mantras And Their Benefits
Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on September 16, 2022 The term 'Durga', in the Sanskrit language, means "She who is difficult to reach." The Ugra (fierce) and Soumya (gentle) forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped by the devotees, especially in India. She is the storehouse or the representative of the collective power of the universe. She is found as formless and in form everywhere. She is also known as Parvati, Ambika, and Kali. The destruction of demons on these nine days led to the celebration of this moment on Navratri. Performing Durga puja at least once a year will bestow wealth, health, and peace of mind. Durga Puja is done especially during the Navratras which come twice a year. Navratra literally means '9 nights'. As Durga, sitting on a Lion, she manifests herself as Shakti and as the power which we use to breathe, walk, digest etc. Durga Puja bestows wealth and offspring and protects from … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Rituals, Procedures And Benefits Associated With it
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 24, 2022 With the onset of the autumn, Bengal prepares itself for one of the most significant Durga puja events, that spells reunion, revival and joyful remembrances of its age-old culture and tradition. On the tenth day, the celebration of Dussehra concludes. As per the belief, this time is when Goddess Durga takes a sojourn from Mount Kailas to her paternal home on earth, bringing along with her, Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Saraswati, and her children, Lord Ganesha and Lord Karthikeya as well. Read more to know how that connects with Navapatrika. Navapatrika is an observance that stems from religious beliefs revolving round the Durga puja. Literally speaking, nava and patrika mean nine plants. Durga is invoked into the navapatrika (branches of nine plants) on the Saptami, which are tied to the twigs of the Aparajita plant using a yellow thread. Read to know more about … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Navapatrika Puja Date, Time, Significance, And Symbolism of Nine Plants
Home Health Wellness Wellness on September 14, 2022 A recent DMIMS School of Epidemiology and Public Health study points out caffeine and stress can cause male infertility  . It appears that drinking coffee may damage the DNA of sperm, possibly preventing a man from conceiving. However, this conclusion should be viewed with caution, the researchers added. Stress, Caffeine And Male Infertility: What Is The Link? It is estimated that nearly one out of seven couples are infertile, which means they have not been able to conceive despite having frequent, unprotected sexual relations. Infertility in men may result from low sperm production, abnormal sperm function, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices, and other factors may contribute to infertility in men. Fertility problems can be caused by a number of different medical conditions and other … [Read more...] about Can Stress And Caffeine Adversely Affect Male Fertility?
Home Relationship Love and romance Love And Romance on February 13, 2013 Almost every guy or girl in the world would like to know how to get kissed. But there is something special about today. Today, the 13th of February is International Kiss Day. It is one of the last major days in the Valentine's day. While it may seem trivial, Kiss Day gives you the perfect excuse to get kissed by your loved one. So let us give you some tips on how to get kissed. If you want to know how to get kissed, you got to be smart. You are not tricking your lover, just being a little manipulative. Here are some sweet and simple ways to get a romantic kiss from your lover. Propose To Her: Why wait for Valentine's Day to propose to your lady love? Surprise her by proposing to her on kiss day. Go down on your knees and give her a ring, she will be so happy and surprised that she will kiss you on her own. Share A Romantic Dessert: Imagine … [Read more...] about How To Get Kissed On Kiss Day?
Home Health Wellness Wellness on September 13, 2022 As far as road safety is concerned, India holds the record for the worst in the world. India accounts for 11 per cent of the world's accident-related deaths, given the number of accidents that occur every day. Even though seat belts were made mandatory equipment in vehicles in the late 1960s, no seat belt laws required drivers and passengers to wear them. It was not until the late 1980s and 1990s that those laws came into effect  . Wearing a seat belt should become a natural driving habit for every driver across the globe. However, there are still some people who do not understand the benefits of wearing a seat belt. As a result, they're putting themselves in greater danger since the vehicle's safety systems won't protect them. Let's talk about the importance of wearing a seatbelt, whether in the passenger or driver's seat. Importance Of Wearing Seat Belt … [Read more...] about Importance Of Wearing Seat Belt In A Car: 5 Reason Why You Should Always Wear A Seat Belt While On The Road
Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on September 21, 2022 Installed at Gaya, on the shores of the Falgu river, Goddess Mangal Gauri resides in one of the 18 upa shakti peeth temples, whose soothing presence draws the maximum number of devotees to its fold every year. This temple finds its mention in several Puranas and historical pieces of evidence. Buddhists and Hindus both hold this place in awe and reverence. Narrow by lanes amidst the decadent buildings, a beauteous natural landscape with rocky hills surrounding a river from the three sides gives it a quaintly spiritual flavour that is beyond words to describe. Find out more about Mangala Gauri below. Constructed in 1459 AD, this temple is east facing and dedicated to Mangala Gauri, which worships Shakti in the form of a breast symbol. This Shakti eeth temple is nestled on the top of the mountainous range of Mangala Gauri. There is a flight of … [Read more...] about Mangala Gauri Temple: Interesting Details About Goddess Durga Of Gaya
Home Insync Pulse Pulse on September 21, 2022 Navratri is that time of the year that brings cheer and its own set of observances alongside. Observing a fast essentially means that the devotee if offering his devotion to the Goddess. Science has now enough proof that fasting has a lot of health benefits. Not only it aids in weightloss but also helps to keep certain diseases at bay. September and October is full of festivals, especially in India and that is why people travelling to other cities at the time of Navratri naturally experience a dilemma between sticking to vrat diet and letting it go. To address this issue Indian railways has come up with an innovative and brilliant idea. People travelling during Navratri in trains, have nothing to fear anymore when it comes to their diet. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come to their aid with the introduction of its new menu scheme for … [Read more...] about Navratri 2022: IRCTC’s Special Vrat Thali On Train Is A Complete Delight For Passengers: Check The Price Here!
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Faith Mysticism on May 11, 2018 The literal meaning of the word 'pradosh' is - dusk. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pradosh Vrat is a day of fasting that falls on the 13th day of each lunar fortnight. The belief is that whosoever worships Lord Shiva at the time of dusk on this day, is sure to be blessed with success, wealth and a good life partner. In the month of May, it is falling on the 13th. Puja Vidhi As the name itself signifies, the puja for this day is performed in the evening. The devotee has to observe a fast all day and in the evening, he has to take a bath, wear white clothes, and then offer the puja to the Deity. Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Ganesha, Skanda and Nandi are worshiped. Then, an all-night vigil is also kept in many places, singing songs and prayers to the deity. The deity is offered 'belpatra, gangajal, akshat, dhoop and deep'. Pradosh Vrat Katha Once there … [Read more...] about Pradosh Vrat Will Make You More Prosperous