Benefits of spathik mala

Benefits of wearing Spathik Mala

By Diptimayee Parida | Bangalore July 7, 2017

Spathik gemstone cools the human body and mind.The sphatik mala can be worn in different forms such as necklace, bracelet and pendent or in the form of jewelry.

spathik beads

For Good luck

These crystals are also used for getting good luck and blessings from  divine power.Now a days spatik pyramids are used which ,has a unique energy flaw which maintains optimism,energy and good life balance. Spathik gemstones are found in various parts of India, srilanka and Africa.before using any crystals it is recommended that it should be dip in raw milk or honey or purify water  overnight and get energies in direct sunlight. It can  also be used as japa mala for meditation or mantra chanting.

Used for puja of Lakshmi

It helps to cool down the body heat.If someone has been suffering from  insomnia,it is the best way to get sound and undisturbed sleep by wearing it. Spatik mala is mostly used to perform puja of Lakshmi, Saraswati, ganapati and Rama.Anybody can wear a spathik mala to get positive energy  and concentration.As it has no side effects it can also be worn with any gemstones.

Spathik is a gemstone

Spathik gemstone is also known as quartz crystals. As it possess the property of clarity, it helps to removes negative energy. It purifies the body both mentally and physically. It is also helpful in balancing good relationship. It is best for all purpose healer. Mala made from spathik crystals beads are worn regularly. It can be kept at open area for recharging, after wearing continuously for 8 hours.


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Vastu sastra - an introduction

Introduction to Vastu 

Construction applied in Hindu architecture
Vastu means "vaasa" or "dwelling" and Sastra means "science". Vastusastra is the study of  traditional system of construction applied in Hindu architecture. Now a days it has became very popular. Everyone from reputed builder to normal people wants to make vastu compliant construction. Although it is not possible to follow 100% vastu but how much is possible it can be done . Indian vastu consultants provide services on construction and architecture on home and commercial issues.
According to Vastusastra for placing a door there are 32 possible entrances for home. However only 8 of these are good. It is wrong belief that South entrances are not good. However if the South entrances are towards the right of South i.e towards west in the zone of South-South west, it could lead poverty and debts. Avoid this at any cost
Having a bedroom in the west and north west will increase support for you and your family. All the vastu principles taken together give the architect for creating buildings that live and vibrate harmoniously with u.
Some vastu tips for home which provides peace, harmony, luck and happiness in family.
The main entrance door should always open inside and towards clock wise for positive vibration.
Living room direction should be north east of the house.
Sofa siting should be south west of the living room.
Puja room or mandir should be north east corner of the house or living room.
Cactus or thorny plants should never been grown inside house because it creates negative energy.
Keep crystal salt bowl in corner of the house it will remove negative energy.

By Himanshu Nayak

Eco therapy with nature healing power

Healing power of nature Or Eco therapy

Being in nature promotes a healthy body, mind and soul
The healing power of nature is amazing and miraculous. It will help u to heal your body both physically and mentally. You will  get benefits from  nature only when you spent time and get closer to it. Nature has its own healing power. At the first step to the forest you will  feel changing. The gentle breeze coming from the trees will make your body, mind and soul feel healthier, more intuitive and energetic. You just breathe in and feel the cleanness. You will  become charged after along distance of modern busy life. And if that describes you, then u may feel that you are not alone. 
eco therapy
Most of the people unknowingly have the  intuition in mind that getting outside in nature is good for us but people in busy schedule get less time to spend in nature. The natural fragrance , quite atmosphere, clean and fresh air of nature has the power to lower the stress level by relaxing and enhancing our well being. It includes spending time in nature and even includes looking at natural scenes out an window.
Being in nature promotes a healthy body, mind and soul.
It is the great place to take grief, explore your feelings and find hope through the beauty of nature.
Walking in nature strengthens our immune system and muscles.
Hiking reduces blood pressures and weight loss and mind become more sharpener.
One recent study tested over 1200 adults, the people depressed because they didn't go outside. The doctors also send the patients to the hill stations for better recovery. According to the scientists eco therapy is the growing therapy for healthy life.

By Himanshu Nayak

The holy plant TULASI

The holy plant TULASI has been used from thousands of years in Ayurveda

Holy basil plant is an important symbol in Hindu religion

The Tulasi or holy basil plant is an important symbol in Hindu religion.most of the Hindu people  worship tulasi by offering water to tulasi plant in morning and oil lamp in evening . Not only from the religious point but from a medicinal perspective too tulasi has endless value.there are different kinds of tulasi we find in our surroundings such as ram tulasi which is light green color leaves and long in size.another type is Shyam tulsi which has dark green color short leaves.



While doing worship/puja to lord Hanuman and lord Krishna tulasi  plays important role.Tulasi is very important for lord Jagannath without which puja is incomplete.


This plant have multiple medicinal has been used from thousands of years  in ayurveda for its diverse healing properties such as


  • For common cold and cough 5 to 10 tulasi leaves can be consumed with 1 spoon of honey.

  • For headache and stomach disorder tulasi leaves can be taken with black pepper and honey

  • For any kind insect bite fresh tulasi leaves with little turmeric powder juice can be applied

  • Tulasi is quite effective bringing down temperature can be taken with pure cow ghee



 Tulasi can be taken in various forms like  herbal tea ,dried powder or fresh leaves.and it can be safely used for children.

Tulasi plant leave

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Brihaspati brata on thursday

Brihaspati brata on thursday

To remove malefic effect of guru brihaspati

We do have many concerns and troubles in life. Our life is having many other issues for which we try different solutions. Many times we try to do good but the result is not even as expected. For getting right life partner, to get relief from other home issues,to get rid of mental stress do brihaspati bratam on Thursday.

Thursday, keep bratam for Guru brihaspati. Wake up before sun rise, take bath and wear yellow colored dress, and offer laddoo made up gam flour. Eat food without salt. Offer yellow colored fruit and flower to god. If possible wear yellow dress. Do 108 times japam for guru "Om Brihaspataye namah". In the evening, pour turmeric water to tulasi/banana plant. Offer dhupam and deepam to lord in the evening.

By doing this brat we can get blessings of goddess Maha Lakshmi 

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Use swastika for blessings and prosperity

Use Swastika for blessings and Prosperity

Remove ku dristi and welcome happiness

Swastika means well being. Su means well, astika means being. Swastika is the symbol of well being and prosperity. It is in the form of cross mark with the ends bend towards right. It is very auspicious, that one should use this symbol for puja room, outer main door, business place, shop etc.

swastika right handed
swastika left handed

The right handed swastika moves clock wise, it represents lord Vishnu or Sun. In puranas, it is described as sudarshana chakra or the wheel of Vishnu, which symbolizes constant changes in the universe.

The left handed swastika moves anti clock wise direction, which is considered as evil omen or negative energy. Generally it is never used.

In Hinduism starting of any new things like business, house warming, new venture etc, the symbol is used with the words Om and Subhalabha. This means auspicious profit. To get the blessing of mata Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, we use this symbol. 

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blessing from seven mukhi

Blessing from seven mukhi

Seven mukhi is for blessing from mata Lakshmi

Seven mukhi represents sapta rishi, the wearer gets the blessings from seven rishis. Also represents to Mata Lakshmi. Maa Lakshmi is wife of Vishnu, bestows prosperity to the worshipper. Lakshmi represents wealth, charm, grace. The word lakshmi is for Laks or laksha which told as lakshmi. The worshipper is blessed with power of precession, which helps to excel in the subject. Wearer is blesses for richness, precision power, to the business, career or service. The power of precession can bring more fortune, financial security and creativity. And do not forget the power of better intuition.

Also represents Saturn. Saturn is the blesser of reverence and mbetter uscle, good joints. The wearer gets benefits from body pain, joint pain, muscle pain. So wearer should consider this bead for removing the pain. People wear this for removing the bad effect of saturn dasha or the sade sati dasha where Saturn is involved. Saturn dasha also brings long standing diseases and impotency. Wearer is surely blessed where he finds solutions to these diseases or gets less effect.

mata lakshmi

When the wearer is going to wear this bead, he/she can do some puja or prayer before wearing on the first day. One can chant "Om Hum Namah" 27 times or more as per convenience and wear it on Monday. This recommendation is based on belief only. There is no bad effect if you wear it on other days of do not chant the mantra. The spiritual practice is purely from belief.

The seven mukhi bead can be worn singly or better to wear 2 beads. Select a red thread for stringing and wearing it as a mala. 

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Ratha yatra of jagannath temple at puri

Ratha Yatra

Rathayatra is a festival of friendship, equality, unity celebrated at bada danda.

Rathayatra is a car festival associated with lord Jagannatha

Rathayatra or car festival is celebrated in the honour of Lord shree Jagannatha who is believed to be incarnation of Lord Vishnu or Shree Krisha.Puri rathayatra is one of the world famous and largest celebratred festival in the world. This is a spectacular chariot festival, celebrated in the month of Ashard suklap pakshya dwitiya tithi ( according to hindu lunar calendar)

On the day of the festival, the lord Jagannath with his elder brother Balabhadra, sister subhadra and sudarshan are taken out of the temple in procession. They are taken our from temple in procession, to the three chariots. These chariots are made of holy wood. They are huge in structure and are pulled by millions of devotees through ropes. Devotees pull the chariot from singha dwara (the main entrance of puri temple) to gundicha temple which is nearly 2 kilo meter. It is believed that by pulling the rope of the holy chariot with pure devotion to the lord, will destroy all sins committed knowingly or unknowingly.

Only this day, when devotees who are not able to see the lord at temple, can get a chance or fortune to have his sight. This festival is a symbol or integration and equality.

By seeing the lord seated in chariot, one is freed from the cycle of birth and death. They get salvation just by the sheer sight of the Lord.

During this festival, devotees from all over the world, come to puri, with an honest desire, to help pulling the lord's chariot. The huge procession is accompanies with singing devotional songs, traditional dance, drums, tambourines, trumpets etc.

On the day of the festival, early morning, devotees take bath and prepare for festival at home by praying and offerings at home. then they head towards the temple to pull the chariots. The king of puri, comes and cleans the chariots with golden handed broom. People start to pull the chariots till gundicha temple. There devotees offer flower and chandan and scented water on the street through which the chariot passes. There the god reaches by evening and stays at the gundicha temple.

Devotees who are not getting chance to visit the festival, they can offer payer and flowers at home. They can also chant the holy name of Lord Jagannath by using 5 mukhi rudraksha mala.

Jagannath puri festival

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Diamond - Gemstone of Venus


Diamond is the gem stone of is a white color transparent gem stone.
  • Chemical Formula: pure carbon
  • Density :3.15 to 3.53
  • Hardness : 10
  • Refractive Index : 2.47 to 2.475

Who can wear Diamond

1) People having Taurus Gemini, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn and Aquarius ascendant in their birth chart can wear Diamond after consultation of astrologer.

2) People having moon sign having Taurus and Libra can wear Diamond after consultation of astrologer.

3) Diamond is also beneficial for the people who are stage performers, artist, architect or who do any kind of design work, businessman writers managers.

Diamond gemstone

1 - Chemical composition

The chemical composition for the natural Diamond is pure carbon

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Emerald - Gemstone of Mercury


Emerald is the gem stone of planet mercury . It is green color transparent gem stone.
  • Chemical Formula: Be3Al2SiO6
  • Specific Gravity :2.6 - 2.8
  • Hardness : 7.5 - 8
  • Refractive Index : 1.57 - 1.58

Who can wear Emerald

1) People having Virgo and Gemini ascendant in their birth chart can wear emerald after consultation of astrologer.

2) People having moon sign having Virgo and Gemini can wear emerald after consultation of astrologer.

3) Emerald is also beneficial for the people who are in media, printing and trading share market job mathematician, writers, dancers

Emerald gemstone

1 - Chemical composition

The chemical composition for the natural Emerald is Be3Al2SiO6

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