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Lakshmi Pooja





Today, late at night, the goddess of wealth, Goddess Lakshmi, is worshiped. All the material, ornaments, and wealth in the house are worshiped by establishing Lakshmi, Ganesh, and Saraswati. The pillars of banana are considered to be very important in the Vedic Sanatan Hindu belief and today courtyards are decorated with the gates of banana trees and lights are placed on it.

Happy Energetic Tihar of 2020 AD.

Dashain marks the defeat of lord Rama against Ravana and Dewali marks his return to Ayodhya, the celebration and enthusiasm of the victory with lights and colors. Few legends say that Lord Lakshmi was born this day so the commemoration started, whatever it is but tonight is the brightest day in the year.

The girls from the neighborhood will come to play bhailo this evening by singing songs in sweet traditional rhythm. The traditional song sung by those who come to play bhailo is bhaleni, this is a prehistoric culture.

There is another rush in the kitchen for cooking selroti (Traditional Nepali bread). This is the third day of Tihar, Cow-day, or cow worshiping day. Normally its first crow, dog, cow, oxen, and brother's worshiping day but in the year 2020, cow and dog's day are overlapped.

Today, Goddess Lakshmi's incarnation 'Cow Mother' is served. The place of cow is very high in Vedic Sanatan Hindu rites and Sanatan Dharma. The shuva sait or the ultimately auspicious timing for Lakshmi pooja in Nepal is between 5:12 PM till 7:08 PM. It is also stated that the Singha Lagna timing of 11:43 pm till 1:55 Am of the next day is also equally auspicious for Lakshmi pooja.

This evening it is also famous for making different shapes of rangoli in the courtyard using different colors. These rangolis are prepared in round, oval, quadrangular, triangular shapes.
There is a saying that Lord Lakshmi will come to the earth tonight and give blessings, so today from the entrance of Tulsi Moth or courtyard in front of the house, the footprints of Lakshmi are taken to all the rooms of the house.

May the blessings of Bhaileni be as bright as the sun and may this joy last forever throughout the year. May the enthusiasm of Rangoli remain glorious in our courtyard, best wishes for Tihar, the festival of light, and seven colors.

Laxmi Jayanti
Today is the 111th birth anniversary of Mahakavi Lakshmi Prasad Devkota, welcome to the Lakshmi Jayanti of 2020 AD. This year is very different from other years, there will probably be no gatherings and seminars but our Mahakavi shall always remain in our heart and articulations.

The Nepali literary community observes the birth anniversary of Mahakavi Lakshmi Prasad Devkota as the Laxmi Jayanti on the day of Lakshmi Pooja, on the third day of the Tihar festival, every year.

Today is a very special day for Nepali literature. In 1966 BS, on the day of Lakshmi Puja, the great poet and most noted litterateur Laxmi Prasad Devkota was born. The contribution of the great poet Devkota in Nepali literature and poetry is remarkable. His immortal works: Munamadan, Kunjani, Shakuntala, and other works are still enhancing the beauty of Nepali literature.

The great Indian scholar Dr. Rahul Sankrityayan had said, "I consider Devkota to be the greatest human incarnation after the Buddha." He also stated that Devkota was the combo of three then-contemporary Hindi poets Jayshankar Prasad, Sumitranandan Pant, and Suryakant Tripathi Niraula.

The various events of Devkota's life are also very famous and surprising. When he told his friends the poems he had written in school life, they did not believe that the poem was written by Devkota. In the early days, Devkota was inspired by the works of the poet Shiromani Lekhnath Poudyal. Devkota now also started to read western creators as he began to read the creations of Wordsworth and Sally.

In terms of education, Devkota did his ISC from Trichandra College and his Bachelor of Art and bachelor of law from Patna University. Tribute to Mahakavi on this birth anniversary of this great poet who passed away in the year 2016 BS. Language, literature, and creators live with their creations and will live as long as this earth lasts. Long live Nepali literature, may the Nepali language be immortal.

Kukur Tihar
The crow was worshiped yesterday and today is the day for another creature. In every ancient discovery of human civilization, human society has been complemented by a loyal and courageous creature that has never been far away from us. Today is the day dedicated to dogs, In Vedic Sanatan Dharma, dogs are given special importance. Dogs have been very close to human beings since human civilization.

The Rig Veda mentions 'Samara', the mother of dogs, who helped Indra, the king of the heavens, to find his lost object. According to the Vedic Sanatan Hindu tradition, the dog is considered as the guardian, security guard, and messenger of Yamaraj and it is said that the dog also guards the gate of salvation after death. Even in the Mahabharata, it is mentioned that the truthful Yudhisthira refused to go to heaven without his devotee dog. The dog is seen as a conceptual example of religion and a representative of the path of righteousness. The dog is also the wagon of the fearless Lord Bhairav, the seeker of Tantra.

These are the matter of scripture, but for the first time in the history of the modern age, a dog named Laika was launched into space in 1957. Hachiko, born in 1923 in Odate, Japan, is an example of loyalty to a dog and its owner.

Today is the day when these dogs are worshiped. Human society and dogs have a strong and old relationship, today that coexistence is worshiped. Today, not only pets but also street dogs are given food with garlands and Tika.

Every animal on this earth needs our love and virtue, and perhaps this is what the Yamapanchak period of the festival must have tried to alarm us. Science has also shown that the existence of every living thing as an eco-system is interrelated.

Give love, share love, and get love, good luck to all, may this journey of harmonious relationship between dog and human life go on forever. Good luck!

Narak Chaturdashi
This year, in the year 2020, after 499 years, a wonderful confluence has taken place. On Saturday, November 14, that is today, both Lakshmi Puja and Narak Chartudashi have taken place. Lakshmi Puja falls on the day of Aunshi but this year there is a rare coincidence of Chartudashi and Aunshi, this year's planetarium is different from other years, perhaps. May this year, which has plagued the world with the corona terror, have the opportunity to return to normalcy soon with the grace of Mother Lakshmi. Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn are rare coincidences today.

Narakasur, the son of Bhumidevi and blessed by Brahma, one day attacks Lord Krishna. These demons, who received the boon of being killed only from mother's hand, was killed by Satyambha, Krishna's third wife, as she was a part of Bhumidevi. After Narakasur invoked his mother at the time of his death and asked Krishna to keep his memory alive for eternity, Narak Chaturdashi was celebrated in the name of Narakasur.

World Diabetic day
November 14 is celebrated every year to commemorate the birthday of scientist Frederick Banting, who played a key role in the development of insulin used to treat diabetes. Frederick, born in 1881 and died in 1941, is a Canadian citizen who has made significant contributions to the production of the hormone insulin during his entire lifetime.

Various public awareness programs are being held on the occasion of this day, which has been celebrated since 1991 at the call of the World Health Organization.

This year, studies have shown that the risk of diabetes has increased due to people staying indoors, and lack of exercise during the lockdown, work from home culture, and blur picture of the future. Therefore, the eve of World Diabetes Day 2020 is a little different.

At present, more than 420 million people worldwide are at risk of diabetes, while in Nepal alone, it is estimated that at least one million people are affected by diabetes. Although lifestyle diabetes is not a contagious disease, it is considered a family disease. If only one member of the family has diabetes, it can affect the whole family. It affects the lifestyle, diet, relationships, financial and mental aspects of the entire family.

Doctors suggest that you can avoid diabetes by paying attention to your daily diet, exercising regularly, and adopting a stress-free lifestyle. Diet which is more likely to be high in carbohydrates, fatty, and sugary foods must be avoided.

The generation within the screen needs to come into nature, football needs to be played on the field, not remotely, stress management measures need to be taken and diabetes needs to be eradicated from life. Health is wealth.

Sukha ratri
Today is also called Sukh Ratri, Lakshmi Puja is also addressed as Sukh Ratri. Mother Lakshmi's footsteps in the courtyard, the flickering of the lights, and the footsteps of the vultures, this Sukhratri is one of the brightest and happiest days of the year. The Bhailini fun may not occur this year of COVID risk, but in the years to come, happiness and prosperity will increase, good luck.

Suyog Dhakal



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