Shri Krishna Janmashtami-17th Aug 2014 Prana Kishore

Shri Krishna Janmashtami-Prana Kishore

Krishna Janmashtami (Devanagari कृष्ण
जन्माष्टमी kṛṣṇa janmāṣṭamī), also known as KrishnashtamiSaatam AathamGokulashtamiAshtami RohiniSrikrishna JayantiSree Jayanti or sometimes simply asJanmashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of the 
Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu.[4]

 


The festival is celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of the month ofShraavana (August–September) in the Hindu calendar.

Krishna was the 8th son of Devaki and Vasudeva. Based on scriptural details and astrological calculations, the date of Krishna’s birth, known as Janmashtami,[7] is 19 July 3228 BCE and he lived until 3102 BCE. Krishna belonged to the Vrishni clan of Yadavas from Mathura,[8] and was the eighth son born to the princess Devaki and her husband Vasudeva.

Mathura (in present day Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh) was the capital of the Yadavas, to which Krishna’s parents Vasudeva and Devaki belonged. King Kansa, Devaki’s brother,[9] had ascended the throne by imprisoning his father, King Ugrasena. Afraid of a prophecy that predicted his death at the hands of Devaki‘s eighth son, Kansa had the couple locked in a prison cell. After Kansa killed the first six children, and Devaki’s apparent miscarriage of the seventh (which was actually a secret transfer of the infant to Rohini as Balarama), Krishna was born.


Following the birth, Vishnu ordered Vasudeva to take Krishna to Gokul to Nanda and Yashoda,[10] where he could live safely, away from his Uncle Kansa. Vasudeva took Krishna with him and crossed Yamuna to reach Gokul. There, everyone was asleep; so he quietly kept him there and returned with Yashoda‘s daughter. Kansa, thinking her to be Devki’s eight child, threw her on a stone. But she rose into the air and transformed into Yogmaya (who is Vishnu’s helper) and warned Kansa about his death. Then, she disappeared.[10] Krishna grew up in Gokul with his brother, Balram. He then returned toMathura and killed Kansa with the help of Balram.

Janmaashtami or Gokulashtami, popularly known in Mumbai and Pune as Dahi Handi, is celebrated as an event which involves making a human pyramid and breaking an earthen pot (handi) filled with buttermilk (dahi), which is tied at a convenient height. The topmost person tries to break the handi by hitting it with a blunt object. When the handi breaks, the buttermilk is spilled over the entire group. This event is based on the legend of the child-god Krishna stealing butter. A participant in this festival is called a govinda or govinda pathak butter. A participant in this festival is called a govinda or govinda pathak

In Tamilnadu, the people decorate the floor with kolams (decorative pattern drawn with rice batter). Geetha Govindam and other such devotional songs are sung in praise of Lord Krishna. They draw the footprints of Lord Krishna from the threshold of the house to the temple, which depicts the arrival of Lord Krishna into the house.[

Andhra Pradesh State Recitation of shlokas and devotional songs are the characteristics of this festival. Another unique feature of this festival is that young boys are dress up as Lord Krishna and they visit neighbors and friends. Different varieties of fruits and sweets are first offered to Lord Krishna and after the puja, these sweets are distributed amongst the visitors.

The Hare Krishna mantra is composed of Sanskrit names in the singular vocative case: HareKrishna, and Rama..

hare kṛṣṇa hare kṛṣṇa

kṛṣṇa kṛṣṇa hare hare

hare rāma hare rāma

rāma rāma hare hare

Wishing you all a very Happy Shri Krishna Janmastami today 17th Aug 2014

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Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra for Next Generation-Prana Kishore

 Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra For Next Gen1400x1400

 

This is a ancient powerful Mantra given by God Shiva to Sukracharya. This mantra is addressed to Lord Shiva for warding off untimely death.This is an sos Mantra can be used any time for any kind of emergencies to rescue you. Repeat 3 times 3 times  a day for 21 days.This is known to help people with PTSD problems.

 

The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra for next Generation

Prana Kishore is focusing on the next generation who are busy with no time to learn any mantras but are open to listen to one powerful mantra for 1 minute.This mantra is just 2 lines which can remove their stress and help them in any crisis.He sang and composed it with his daughters Keerthana and Sitara Kishore

The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra for next Generation is a powerful Mantra given by God Shiva to Sukracharya.It is said to beneficial for mental, emotional and physical health[ and a moksha mantra which bestows longevity and immortality. This mantra is addressed to Lord Shiva for warding off untimely death. Repeat this mantra 3 times each time 3 times a day for 21days to regain hope,find purpose in life leading to ultimate peace and Happiness. This is an sos  Mantra can be used any time

any where in emergencies to rescue you

त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्

उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनात् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ।।

oṁ tryambakaṁ yajāmahe sugandhiṁ puṣṭi-vardhanam ǀ

urvārukam-iva bandhanān mṛtyormukṣīya māmṛtāt ǁ

Meaning: Om, We Worship the Three-Eyed God (Lord Shiva),- Who is Fragrant (Spiritual Essence) and Who Nourishes all beings- May He severe our Bondage of Samsara (Worldly Life), like a Cucumber (severed from the bondage of its Creeper)-and thus Liberate us from the Fear of Death, by making us realize that we are never separated from our Immortal Nature.

Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is also called “Tryambakam Mantra” refering to 3 eyes of God Shiva,”Rudra Mantra” refering to Rudra a form of Shiva,and “Mrita-Sanjivini” mantra because it is a component of the “life-restoring” practice.Its there in all three vedas, the Rig veda VII.59.12, b) the Yajur Veda III.60, and c) the Atharva Veda XIV.1.17 and in Shiva Purana.

Prana Kishore released worldwide in collaboration with I Tunes and Amazon on 8th Aug 2014 auspicious day of Varalakshmi Vratham