Thursday, 26 April 2012

Akshay Tritiya: Most awaited day for performing marriages

Hindus believe too much in the concept of "mahurats" for every small task to start. It is a belief that the action started under mahurat timings will be successful.

This mahurats are considered to be excellent timings in every phase in lifestyle - be it to start a new project or an essential buy.  Hindus usually take hfPtUYAelp of Pandits to find out best mahurat. On very special occasions like Marriages, Name ceremony or Starting Education of the child, Inauguration function of home, shops are done only in mahurat.

Even Indian film Industry “Bollywood” also too much believe in mahurat to start any production of the new film or music launch of the film.

Akshaya Tritiya is one such significant situation, which is regarded one of the most excellent day in the Hindu Schedule and regardless of any specific muhurat  any significant action could be performed on this day would produce  successful results. The importance of this occasion could be understand only by the fact, that people postponed

Akshaya Tritiya comes once in a year on the third day of Vaishakh 1 month (April-May), when the Sun and Celestial satellite are in exaltation.

This day also have an importance as believe that the ancestors come to drink water in any form and for this reason; the earthenware pot filled with water is kept in the balcony or longue of the houses.
As per Indian historic facts, Akshaya Tritiya, popularly known as "Akha Teej", is typically the wedding of Master Parasurama, the 6th incarnation of God Vishnu and is considered as auspicious days for marriages.
Around the country, several mass marriages are performed by different Hindu sects.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Families are concerned for the marriage of their sons

A very burning issue these days- Families are concerned for the marriage of their sons.
In many parts of world including India the situation of women is poor in comparison to developed countries where women are educated and aware of their rights. 

From the ancient times, several heinous actions were taken to kill the girl infant as they were considered to be the burden to the family. There are several factors which contribute behind this evil customs like Dowry system (very popular in India), the notion that Sons are the successors and inherit the tradition of family. 

This has led the humanity in to danger and the India’s child sex ratio has deteriorated at rapid pace in the past 10 years. The gap is widened to 914 between the numbers of girls over per 1000 boys. This number varies state to state depending upon the literacy rate and economic status of the state. 

The figures and facts are becoming more alarming if studied in respect to the caste and religion and this is leading several reputed families’ overage sons are getting married to tribal girls. 

 The Inter-caste marriages are welcomed but this act is the result of drawback to the girl infant killing.
Central and MP Government involvement is appreciated in saving girl child and promoting several such schemes which welcome girl’s birth in family but the situation could only be better with the self realization. 

“Save Girl Save Nation”

To read more on alarming-sex-ratio-female-foeticide, read this article:

Monday, 9 April 2012