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Urvashi Dholakia Shares Anecdotes From Her Debut Show – Dekh Bhai Dekh, As The Show Reruns On Doordarshan

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The Coronavirus has confined every citizen to their respective homes. Amidst the lockdown by PM Narendra Modi, several iconic shows on Doordarshan have returned on television to everyone’s delight, including Mahabharata, Ramayan, and Dekh Bhai Dekh.

On 1st April, Doordarshan National tweeted announcing that the extremely popular television show- Dekh Bhai Dekh was going to be available on television. Urvashi Dholakia, who made her debut on screen with the show as Shilpa, reminiscences of bygone days of shooting the show.

Although Urvashi is delighted for the show to be aired again, the actress wishes it would have been remade keeping the same star cast intact. She also reveals how several trials and errors were done for the remake but nothing materialized. Speaking of the rerun, Urvashi said, “I am excited that millennials will get to see such an iconic show which has been a trend-setter in the industry”.

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Reasons Why Kalava is tied on the wrist

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You must have often seen that during worship, Mauli ie Kalwa is tied in everyone’s hands. Have you ever wondered what is the reason for tying the Kalava in the hand? Let us know why Kalwa is tied in hand and what are its benefits.

 

There are some stories behind the tying of Kalava in the Puranas. According to the mythological story, Lakshmi Mata tied the Kalava to King Bali to protect her. Rakshabandhan is also celebrated on this occasion. This sutra is also called Raksha sutra. In the same way, Kalava is also a defense formula that protects a person from the coming troubles.

Tying of Kalava during worship is of great importance in Hinduism. Applying tilak in some pujas is considered auspicious. During the puja, a red or yellow molly is tied. It is the custom to tie Kalawa by worshiping any new thing in the house.

It is said in astrological scriptures that Mars is strengthened by tying red Kalava. While tying yellow Kalava, the Guru planet is strengthened. By tying the black thread, Saturn calms down. They also say that tying a thread of five colors brings happiness and wealth in life. Tying of Kalava has also been associated with Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Kalava is also tied to control of these three.

It is believed that during the puja, the clouds of distress are removed from the people in whose hands the Kalava is tied. Also, the lords of the three worlds, Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh, are blessed with such people. Molly is also considered a symbol of positivity. Those who want to tie Kalava in their hands, negative energy stays away from them.

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It is believed that tying the wrist to the wrist can prevent things like blood pressure, diabetes, and paralysis. Scientifically it is said that by tying the Kalava in the hand, it is used to control the veins of the body because many veins of the body pass through the wrist.

 

 

 

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Some lesser known facts you should know about Diwali!

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Diwali/Deepawali is the biggest festival of Hindus. All people light lamps in homes on this day and celebrate by bursting firecrackers. Today, on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, we are going to present facts related to it… Meaning of Diwali is- The row of lighted lamps. (Line of burning lamps).

Diwali is a famous Hindu festival. Diwali is also called ‘Diwali’. The meaning of ‘Diwali’ is ‘garland or string of lamps’. Diwali is the Festival of Light. This festival is celebrated on the new moon day of Kartik month according to the Hindu calendar. The main reason for celebrating Diwali festival is that on this day Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after spending 14 years of exile with his wife Sita and his brother Lakshman. Ayodhya residents celebrated Prakashotsav by lighting them. That is why we celebrate it as a ‘festival of light’.


The festival of Diwali is celebrated for five days. Dhanteras is celebrated on the first day, Chhoti Diwali on the second day, Lakshmi Puja on the third day, Govardhan Puja on the fourth day and Bhaiya Dooj on the fifth day.

This festival is celebrated in honor of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Around 800 million people celebrate this festival in various ways. The festival of Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness. In Orissa and West Bengal in the eastern region of India, Hindus worship ‘Kali’ instead of Lakshmi, and this festival is called Kali Puja. According to legends, Lord Vishnu, wearing the form of Narasimha, killed Hiranyakashyap on the day of Diwali.

Diwali is also important for the Sikhs because the foundation stone of the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1577 was the same day. Apart from this, on the day of Diwali in 1619, the sixth Sikh Guru Hargobind Singh Ji was released from prison. In Diwali, almost all the houses and pathways are illuminated with lamps and light.


On Diwali, everyone celebrates and congratulates each other. Children buy toys and crackers. Shops and houses are cleaned and painted. At night, people worship the goddess of wealth, Lakshmi. Ganesha symbolizing Lakshmi as well as devotees to overcome obstacles; Saraswati, the symbol of music, literature; and the wealth manager makes offerings to Kubera. The festival of Diwali marks a major shopping period in India.

Fireworks worth about five thousand crores etc. are consumed every year during Diwali. Diwali is also celebrated to commemorate the marriage of Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi and the victory of Lord Krishna over Narakasura. The biggest celebration of Diwali outside India is hosted in the city of England, Leicester.

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In 2017, the Supreme Court has banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi, so that pollution does not increase in Delhi. Because on the night of Diwali in 2016, Delhi’s pollution level reached 30 times above safe. But now the time has been allowed to burst crackers for 2 hours. On Diwali, government holiday is not only in India but in 11 countries including Fiji, Guyana, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad, Tobago, Sindh province of Pakistan.

The night that Diwali is celebrated, the people of Jainism also celebrate the festival to mark the attainment of salvation by Mahavira. On the night of Diwali, people burn a large quantity of ghee or oil lamps on their houses and burst firecrackers in the night. On the day of Diwali, people take out cash in their home and apply turmeric to them and worship Govardhan at night.

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Dhanteras 2019 : Maa Lakshmi’s blessings will be Showered by these measures!

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The festival of Dhanteras will be celebrated today. On this day, everyone does some shopping. It is believed that buying any item on this day increases the wealth by 13 times.
The festival of Dhanteras will be celebrated across the country today. This festival, which celebrates the Trayodashi of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month, has special significance in Hindu tradition. On this day, there is special legislation to worship Goddess Lakshmi, Kubera, and Yamraj, the goddess of wealth. On this day, all the rich and poor do some of the other shopping. It is believed that by buying something on this day, Goddess Lakshmi remains blessed throughout the year. Diwali also starts from the day of Dhanteras.

Next, let us tell you the auspicious time of the day and the method of worship before you know why the festival of Dhanteras is celebrated and what are the beliefs behind it. Actually, it is believed that on this day Lord Dhanvantari appeared from the churning of the sea.
It is believed that shopping on this day increases wealth by 13 times. According to the stories, when Lord Dhanvantari appeared, he had an elixir urn in his hand. This is also a reason why people give priority to buying utensils on this day.

Auspicious time for ‘Pooja’ on Dhanteras :

– 10 pm to 8 pm 15 pm
– Pradosh kaal-5 from 42 minutes to 8:15
– Taurus time-6 to 51 minutes-8 to 47 minutes

In the evening of Dhanteras, burn a flour or brass lamp with sesame oil. In the evening worship, first worship Ganesha and after that worship Ganesha. After worshiping Lakshmiji, worship Lord Dhanvantari and Yamraj ji. After worshiping, burn Yamraj by facing towards south direction. Donate food grains after worship. Let us tell you that establishing Ganeshji on Dhanteras has special benefits.

Cleanliness has great importance on Dhanteras. It is believed that where there is cleanliness, Goddess Lakshmi lives there. As a remedy, use perfume to spread fragrance in the house of worship. From the sunrise of Dhanteras to the night of Bhai Dooj, chant 11 beads daily ‘Om Lakshmaye Namah’. The garland of chanting should be of lotus leaf. Do not do any other work while chanting. On Ashtami, provide food to a girl under 8 years of age and give a gift to the girl.

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