What is the meaning of Krishna Chaturthi?

Krishna Chaturthi is the name for the 19th Tithi (lunar day). It’s nature is Khala Prada, which can be interpreted as “cruel, wicked or bad in nature”. It’s good for using weapons, keeping arms, killing of enemies, arresting actions, poisoning, igniting fire, Atharva Vidya, works related to electricity.

What is the difference between Sankat Hara Chaturthi and Vinakaya Chaturthi vrat?

Interestingly, the Sankashti or Sankat Hara Chaturthi Vrat is observed during Krishna Paksha (waning phase of the Moon), while the Vinakaya Chaturthi Vrat is celebrated when Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the Lunar cycle) prevails. Today, on the Chaturthi Tithi, Shukla Paksha of Shravan Maas devotees shall observe the Vinayaka Chaturthi Vrat.

What is Shravana Nakshatra vortex?

The sacred vortex associated with the energy of Shravana nakshatra is located in the village of Thiruppaarkadal in Tamil Nadu, India. The name Thiruppaarkadal represents the ambrosia and nectar that comes from the milky ocean. This name exudes the energy of Lord Vishnu, who is the ruler of Shravana.

Is it safe to travel during Krishna Chaturdashi?

Travelling in any direction is strictly prohibited and should be avoided during Krishna Chaturdashi. During the vedic month Jyeshtha Krishna Chaturdashi becomes Maasa Shunya Tithi, which is considered unauspicious in succeeding in works started during this Tithi.

What is the difference between Shukla and Krishna Paksha?

When we understand the meaning of the Sanskrit terms Shukla and Krishna, we can clearly distinguish among the two pakshas. Shukla expresses bright, whereas Krishna means the dark. As we already saw, Shukla paksha is from the new moon to the full moon, and the Krishna paksha, contrary to the Shukla paksha, begins from the full moon to the new moon.

What is Krishna Paksha tithi?

Moreover, it is known as the Krishna Paksha because of Lord Krishna. The skin complexion of Krishna was Shyam (Dull and faded), so the faded form of Moon is termed as Krishna Paksha. Dates and timings which fall under the waning Moon are known as Krishna paksha Tithi.