6 signs you are born and raised in Delhi

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  1. Bargaining


You are somebody who can bargain until you can get the stuff for free and feel like a king when in Sarojini nagar, Janpath or Palika market. You negotiate with brokers, traffic police, teachers (for the grades), auto drivers, property dealers and SHOPKEEPERS.

Being a Delhi-ite, I sometimes catch myself snatching a Rs. 5 discount when I buy something worth Rs. 20. I feel so small, this discount doesn’t even matter to me but it’s grown in the instinct now. So yes, we might as well end up negotiating with the god of death and earn a year or more to live.


  1. Road rage


Fights on the roads or witnessing such things have become a common part of your daily routine. This is a strange place because if someone has hit your car or something, it’s HIS fault. And if YOU hit someone else’s car or something, IT’S…

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Raksha Bandhan Subh Muhurat

रक्षाबंधन के शुभ मुहूर्त
दोपहर 1.37 से 3 तक शुभ (1:37 pm to 03:00 pm)
शाम 7 से 8.30 तक शुभ( 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm)
रात 8.30 से 10 तक अमृत (08:30 pm to 10:00 pm)


शास्त्रों में भद्रा काल में कोई भी शुभ कार्य वर्जित माना गया है। इसलिए 10 अगस्त को दोपहर बाद ही राखी बांधना शास्त्र सम्मत रहेगा। इस वजह से दोपहर 1.37 बजे भद्रा काल समाप्त होने के बाद रात 10.39 तक रक्षाबंधन पर्व मनाना शुभ रहेगा। इस प्रकार राखी बांधने के लिए दिन भर में कुल 9 घंटे 2 मिनट का मंगल मुहूर्त रहेगा।



The celebration of Nag Panchami will be praised on fifth Tithi of Shukla Paksha in Shravan Maasa. Not long from now the celebration will fall in Hast nakshtra. This is the celebration of confidence and devotion. Worshiping the master Shiva on this day is viewed as exceptionally propitious.jeffisgr8t-2120108

Claim to fame of Nag Panchmi

As per Vedic soothsaying, the ruler of fifth Tithi is Shiva. As Nag Panchmi falls in Shravan maasa, the work of burrowing the earth is not done in not long from now. Furrowing and sowing is not viewed as promising on Nag Panchmi. This is because of the vicinity of the Nag Devta in the earth, and burrowing can harm him.

Technique of Fasting on Nag Panchmi

Pester Panchmi is additionally celebrated on the fifth Tithi of Krishna Paksha in a few spots of the nation. Individuals keep quick on this day to fulfill Nag Devta. In the wake of fasting for the whole day and when the Sun sets, Kheer is ready as an offering for the love of Nag Devta. This Kheer is initially offered to the Nag Devta or ruler Shiva. Salt and browned things are denied in the sustenance ready in the wake of fasting. We ought to take after all the tenets of fasting on this day.

Festival of Nag Panchmi in South India

In the Southern districts of India, individuals bathe with immaculate oil on Nag Panchmi of Shukla Paksha in Shravan maasa. Unmarried young ladies keep quick and petition God for getting a decent life accomplice.

Arrangement of Consuming Stale Food on Nag Panchmi

Just the nourishment to be utilized amid love is ready upon the arrival of Nag Panchmi. Rest of the sustenance things are ready on the past day. The parts of a family who don’t keep quick are given the stale nourishment to expend. For the most part, individuals get ready Kheer, rice and vermicelli pudding as crisp sustenance things.

nag_panchami_puja_ubcvz_Indya101(dot)comWorshiping the Figure of Nag Devta on the Main Entrance

On Nag Panchmi, the individuals on quick draw the figure of five-headed Nag Devta with cow compost on both the sides of limit of their home. On the off chance that cow waste is not accessible, Geru can likewise be utilized. After that, Nag Devta is worshiped with milk, Durva, Kusha, blooms, crude rice and desserts. The accompanying mantra is likewise recounted amid love:

” Om Kurukulye Hun Fat Swaha”

” ऊँ कुरुकुल्ये हुँ फट स्वाहा”

Wreathing this mantra three times fulfills Nag Devta. Annoy Devta adores the aroma of Sandalwood, accordingly, we ought to utilize it amid love. White lotus is additionally utilized within the love on this day. Recounting the aforementioned mantra diminishes malefic impacts of ‘Kalsarp Dosha’.

Love of the Goddess Mansa

In Northern India, the goddess Mansa is revered upon the arrival of Nag Panchmi of Shravan Maasa. Mansa is said to be the goddess of snakes. That is the reason, the populace of Bengal, Orissa and different locales love the goddess Mansa on this promising day.

Lessening of Malefic Effects of Kalsarp Dosha

The individuals who have Kalsarp Dosha in their introduction to the world diagram, ought to keep quick and love as indicated by the aforementioned methodology upon the arrival of Nag Panchmi. It will lessen the malefic impacts of this yoga and yield great results.

Exercises Prohibited on Nag Panchmi

We ought not offer milk to the snakes on Nag Panchmi in light of the fact that it may be lethal for Nag Devta. Anyway we

Why We Celebrate Rakshabandhan,Rakshabandhan stories( katha) and How to celebrate

Raksha Bandhan is a well known celebration celebrated the nation over. Regardless of standing and ideology individuals from all kinds of different backgrounds partake in this celebration. It is praised on the full moon day of the lunar month (Shravana Poornima) which additionally corresponds with Upa-karma (changing the consecrated string for the brahmins, Avani Avittom in South India).

The celebration is additionally called as Rakhi Poornima, Nariyal Poornima and Kajari Poornima in diverse states and is commended in an unexpected way.

The most effective method to celebrate Raksha Bandhan?

On the event of this celebration sisters for the most part apply tilak to the brow of their siblings, tie the hallowed string called Rakhi to the wrist of their siblings and do arati and appeal to God for their great wellbeing & long life. This string, which speaks to love and great notions, is known as the ‘Raksha Bandhan’ signifies ‘an obligation of insurance’. The sibling as an exchange offers a blessing to his sister and promises to take care of her. Before tying a Rakhi on their siblings hand the sisters first tie a Rakhi on the Tulasi plant and the an alternate Rakhi on the peepal tree request the insurance of nature – Vriksha Raksha Bandhan.


The idea of Raksha Bandhan is essentially that of insurance. Generally we discover individuals heading off to the clerics in sanctuaries and getting a holy string attached to their hands. We discover this in the sanctuary of Kala Bhairava at Varanasi where individuals get a dark string attached to their wrist. Correspondingly at Sri Vaishnodevi Temple in Jammu, we discover individuals binds red band to their temple in the wake of venerating the Goddess.

In Hindu religious capacities we watch the preist binds a string to the wrist of individual/s performing the custom before its beginning. It is accepted and said that even Yagnopaveetam (sacrosanct string over the midsection) demonstrations as a Raksha (insurance) to the wearer if one keeps up its sacredness.

In the idea of Marriage, Mangala Sutra (tied around the neck of the lady) and Kankana Bandhana (a string attached to the wrist of the spouse and prepare by one another) additionally has a comparative internal noteworthiness.

The tying of a Rakhi is not bound to a sibling and sister. It could additionally be fixed by a wife to her spouse, or by a pupil to the Guru. This bond does not need to be between blood relatives – a young lady may embrace a kid as her sibling through the tying of a Rakhi. This custom fortifies the power of profound devotion, as well as transcends the limits of the crew. At the point when a Rakhi is tied on the wrists of close companions and neighbors, it underscores the requirement for a congruous social life. This serves to grow ones’ vision past the outskirts of ones own family to the whole earth (vasudha) as one family – Vasudhaiva kutumbakam.

As indicated by Indian religous legend

Lord Siva is considered as the Father and Goddess Parvati as the Mother. The lovers of the Lord are my relatives, and I fit in with all the three planets.

mata cha parvati devi pita devo mahaeswara

baandhavah siva bhakthascha swadesho bhuvana-trayam

Legendary references

Indra – Sachi Devi : according to Bhavishya Purana, Indra the King of Devas was prompted by Deva Guru Brihaspati to wear a Rakhi as a security against foes (Demons) when he was confronting thrashing because of Vritra Asura. As needs be Sachi Devi (associate of Indra) fixing a Rakhi to Indra.

As per one legendary suggestion, Rakhi was proposed to be the love of the ocean god Varuna. Thus, offerings of coconut to Varuna, stylized washing and fairs at waterfronts go hand in hand with this celebration. Generally anglers offer coconut and rakhi to the Sea God Varuna – this celebration is known as Nariyal Poornima.

Recorded References

It is said that when Alexander was crushed on account of the extraordinary Hindu King Purushottam of Punjab, Alexander’s wife fixed a Rakhi to Purushottam to ensure her spouse from being killed.

Amid the times of Emperor Humayun, it is accepted that Rani Karnavati (Queen of Chittor) had sent a Rakhi to ruler Humayun keeping in mind the end goal to get insurance from Bahadur Shah who was attacking her kingdom. Inspite of being of an alternate religion, he raced to her offer assistance.

The Message of Rakhi

Raksha Bandhan symbolizes the unmatched power of profound devotion, mind and admiration. However in a more extensive viewpoint the celebration of Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan) passes on an inherent message of general fellowship and sisterhood. Consequently the celebration of Rakhi passes on a message that has socio profound essentialness underscoring the requirement for sustaining of positive qualities, immaculateness in thought, word

MahaShivRatri (an extraordinary night of Lord Shiva)

Shivji Raudra roopMaha Shivratri, which actually means “extraordinary night of Shiva” is a Hindu celebration generally celebrated in India and additionally in Nepal. The celebration is praised on the new moon day in the month of Maagha as per the Hindu logbook. The day is praised to revere Lord Shiva, an essential god in Hindu society.   There are numerous legendary legends connected with this day.

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As indicated by a prominent legend, when a seeker couldn’t discover anything to execute for his sustenance in a timberland, he attended to the limb of a Woodapple tree. To draw in deer, he began tossing the leaves of the tree on the ground, ignorant that there was a Shiva Lingam underneath the tree. Satisfied with the Woodapple leaves and the persistence of the seeker, it is accepted that Lord Shiva showed up before the seeker and favored him with insight. From that day onwards, the seeker quit consuming meat.

Maha Shivratri festival  An alternate legend has it that after the Earth was confronted with a fast approaching decimation, Goddess Parvati swore with Lord Shiva to spare the world. Satisfied with her petitions to God, Lord Shiva consented to spare the world on the affection that the populace of the Earth would need to love him with commitment and energy. From that day onwards, the night came to be known as Maha Shivratri and individuals started revering Shiva with an incredible eagerness.   Some fables likewise consider this to be Shiva’s day as this was accepted to be the response given by Lord Shiva when gotten some information about his most loved day by Goddess Parvati.   Maha Shivratri is a Hindu celebration which is praised by individuals after Hinduism in India. Individuals regularly quick on the night of Shivratri and sing psalms and acclaims for the sake of Lord Shiva.

Hindu sanctuaries the nation over are enlivened with lights and brilliant embellishments and individuals could be seen offering night long requests to God to Shiva Lingam. Woodapple leaves, chilly water and milk are offered to the Shiva Lingam on this day as they are accepted to be Lord Shiva’s top choice.

kanwaryatra11  It is accepted that the individuals who quick on this night and offer requests to God to Lord Shiva bring good fortunes into their life. The most well known Maha Shivratri festivals occur in Ujjain, accepted to be the spot of home of Lord Shiva. Substantial parades are done all through the city, with individuals thronging the avenues to get a flash of the worshipped icon

An Overture to Heaven

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