Friday, April 15, 2011
WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY VISHU & PROSPEROUS YEAR AHEAD
Malayalees world over celebrates Vishu today (15th April 2011). The day marks the transit of the Sun to Medam Rasi (Aries) and the beginning of new astrological year. During this period The Sun will be straight up in the sky over Kerala and yellow flower Kani konna (Cassia fistula) blooms. As yellow is associated with Lord Krishna, this day is very important to Krishna Temples in Kerala and especially at Guruvayur. Vishukkani is arranged in Krishna temples and Malayalee house holds as it is believed that the seeing of Vishukkani will bring in prosperity through out the year. Wish you all a Happy Vishu and Prosperous year ahead.
The Grahanila(planetary positions) as on 15th April, 2011 is given below:
The Sun in Aries, Mercury, Mars & Jupiter in Pisces, Venus in Aquarius, Saturn in Virgo and Moon in Leo. The names of seven days in a week are associated with these astro bodies.