Sunday, 23 December 2012

Rudraksha - blessings of Lord Shiva

Rudraksha is the blessing of Lord Shiva. For thousands of years, mankind all over the world is getting immense advantage of wearing Rudraksha beads. Rudraksha is not just a bead, but rather it is a blessing of Lord Shiva which helps in attaining healthy mind, body and soul. 

It is also crucial in attaining good health and gives relief from blood pressure, stress, anxiety, depression and other related diseases. Rudraksha is a Sanskrit word which is formed through combining two words namely "Rudra" meaning Lord Shiva and "Aksha" meaning eyes. Combining these two meanings, the term Rudraksha denote Lord Shiva eyes. Aksha denotes the third eye of Lord Shiva.

There is an ancient interesting story associated with origin of Rudraksha in Shiv Purana. Maa Parvati, the divine consort of Lord Shiva once asked him about the origin of Rudraksha. Lord Shiva told that he meditated for thousand years keeping his eyes closed and when he came out of the state of meditation, a few drops of tears fell on the ground, it took the form of the seeds, from these seeds the Rudraksha tree came into existence. 

Another ancient story says that when Lord Shiva burnt demon Tripurasura, tears came out of his eyes which were converted into Rudraksha tree. Rudraksha are very beneficial in meditation which leads us to ultimate goal of gaining salvation in life. It is believed that the seed of Rudraksha contains the secrets of entire evolution of the cosmos within it. The sages have been wearing Rudraksha for centuries to cultivate mental, physical and health prowess to attain fearlessness on their spiritual path to enlightenment.

The Rudraksha bead has a lot of medicinal properties and is used in the cure for mental illness, blood pressure, small pox and chicken pox, poisons, cough, fever, breathlessness and fits.

Rudraksha is a rare gift of nature to mankind in the sense, that most beads come with a natural hole drilled in the centre, as if nature intended man to use the rudraksha bead to form a chain. Such rudraksha beads are considered especially auspicious. Rudraksha is often believed to symbolize the link between earth and heaven, between man and god. Hence Rudraksha is the object of veneration and also a source to reach the higher self.

Each seed also possesses from 1 to 38 vertical lines running down its surface, like the longitude lines on a globe. These lines are known as mukhi, or faces, and are natural formations of the seed. Seeds with one vertical line are known as Eka-mukhi (one facet), which are very rare; those with two lines are Dvi-mukhi (two facets), and so on. Each bead has different effects on the wearer, depending on the number of mukhi or faces it has. Each of the many types of Rudraksha Beads have a governing Deity and specific powers and properties.

In the later posts I will discuss the advantages of various beads of rudraksha along with ruling planets of such Rudraksha

You can visit my website for finding out more about the uses of various types of Rudraksha and for purchasing genuine Rudraksha

                                    "Hari Om Tat Sat"

"Jai Shree Krishna"
Acharya Vikas Malhotra
Astrologer, Numerologist and Spiritual Healer

Saturday, 15 December 2012


The desire to get promotion in job and achievement of success in career is the most important concern of every working person. Many people contact management consultants, astrologers, and numerologists etc to find out how they can get promotion on the job.
In my interactions with clients, I am often asked this question as to when they would get a chance of promotion. I try to answer this question through looking at their horoscope, but I have often seen that people want short cuts to reach to next level.
There is no substitute for hard work but still my experience with the clients and looking at thousands of horoscopes for combination relating to job promotion, I am suggesting some Lal Kitab Remedies which can be done to increase chances of promotion.
It is important to mention here that these are general remedies which are not a substitute for professional consultation because then remedies are suggested depending on various permutations and combinations in your horoscope and through in-depth analysis of your D-10 chart for professional success and accomplishments. It is necessary to follow these remedies with full faith and devotion and surely you will see a positive change in your professional life.
1.      According to Lal Kitab, Saturn has an important influence for getting a job and gaining success in it. Pleasing Lord Saturn will also result in removal of obstacles in promotion. Lord Saturn could be pleased through first of all doing hard work for getting promotion and in addition you can serve crows with food.
2.      On every Thursday, you can offer banana to a cow to increase chances of promotion on job.
3.      For growth in service and removal of obstacles in promotion, offer seven cereals (Sapta Dhanya) to birds. The constituents of seven cereals/satnaja are Sabut Urad or Kali Daal, Whole Green Gram or Sabut Moong or Whole Moong Daal, Wheat, Kaale Chane, Barley Grain or Jau, Rice, Bajra
4.      Offer clear water mixed with jiggery and yellow flowers in morning before 8 a.m. to Sun. Chant Gayatri Mantra (108 times). Do this remedy for 11 continuous days starting from Sunday. Even after finishing the remedy, you can continue to offer water to Sun for favorable posting and promotion.
5.      Offer 21 Abhimantri Gomti Chakra to Lord Shiva on a Monday and offer pure water to Lord Shiva
6.      For people in clerical job or working in lower cadre, they can offer food to a handicapped person or alternatively give money for food to a handicap person once in two months.  

      You can visit my website for finding out more general remedies which can ensure success, peace and prosperity in your life.

                                    "Hari Om Tat Sat"

"Jai Shree Krishna"
Acharya Vikas Malhotra
Astrologer, Numerologist and Spiritual Healer

Saturday, 24 November 2012


 I am getting many queries, mails and letters from different persons requesting to share some Lal Kitab Remedies for getting wealth/money and for getting favor of destiny. 
Although remedies are suggested looking at individual’s horoscope and various combinations but still with an objective to help all people, through this post, I am sharing some useful Lal Kitab Remedies which could be done for getting the blessings of Maa Lakshmi. The only requirement is that you should do this remedy with full faith and devotion. 
You can visit my website also for knowing some more remedies for different purposes.  

1. Whenever possible offer two balls/peda of wheat flour colored with turmeric to a cow with jaggery and wet Chana daal/ Split chickpeas on Thursday.
2. Offer jaggery plus wheat flour to a bull on Sunday to get favors in job or to get promotional opportunities.
3. Offer water to rising sun for getting over the obstacles in government job
4. Offer water to a peepal (also called as bo tree). On Saturday offer milk and sugar mixed water to Peepal tree. Lit a lamp (diya) in mustard oil before the tree in the evening of Saturday.
5. Offer wheat flour balls to fish on Monday or Wednesday. Destiny will surely start favoring you.
6. Whenever you are going for an important work, establish a water-filled pot in your temple or pooja room and bow before it and pray to God to make your venture successful. Have curd and sugar.  
7. At least once in a month, donate some money to a Eunuch and a Sweeper according to your budget. It will help in reducing negative energy also from your Aura.
8. Try to give first chapati you cooked in your house to a cow. The last chapatti should be offered to crow and dog in equal proportion or if crow is not available it could be offered to a dog. This will improve Venus, Saturn and Ketu in your horoscope.

                                     "Hari Om Tat Sat"

"Jai Shree Krishna"
Acharya Vikas Malhotra
Astrologer, Numerologist and Spiritual Healer


Monday, 12 November 2012



Goverdhan Pooja/Annakuta Puja is celebrated to commemorate the pastime of the Lord Krishna lifting the Govardhana Hill on His little finger, in order to protect the residents of Vrindavan from torrential rains sent by Indra. The Supreme Personality of Godhead performed this pastime as a seven year old boy in order to crush the pride of Indra, the Lord of the heavens. Lord Krishna forbade the residents of Vrindavana from worshipping Indra.  He induced them to worship Govardhana Hill instead. The Govardhana Hill is not an ordinary hill.  It is actually very dear to the Lord.  On this day Govardhana Hill is worshipped in a small replica form, made of cooked rice and other edibles in temples all over Vrindavan.  This replica of the Govardhana Hill is generally known as ‘Annakuta’.  Huge quantities of food are prepared in this ceremony and are very extensively distributed. A mountain of food is decorated symbolizing Govardhan Mountain said to be lifted by Lord Krishna to save the people from the wrath of Lord Indra, the God of rain. This pooja is performed with great zeal and enthusiasm and in the states of Punjab, Haryana, UP and Bihar. In Haryana, there is a tradition of building cow dung hillocks, which symbolize the Mount Govardhan, the mountain which was once lifted by Lord Krishna. After making such hillocks people decorate them with flowers and then worship them. They move in a circle all round the cow dung hillocks and offer prayers to Lord Govardhan.

In Maharashtra this day is celebrated as Padva or Bali Pratipada. The day commemorates King Bali. Men present gifts to their wives on this day. It is also celebrated as New Year, as Vikram Samvat also starts on this day. Govardhan puja worship has carried on from 5000 years ago to the 21st Century.
            I am giving you few important things you should do on this day. It will bring the blessings of RADHA KRISHNA in your life.
1.      On this day, you must offer food/bread/grass to Cow because Lord Krishna, the ‘Makhan Chor’ is always remembered as Sakha (friend) and protector of cows. He is known as “Gopal” for this reason also. It will improve your Venus also which would help in getting things of luxury in your life. It will bestow marital happiness in your life. Those people whose family life is very miserable should donate a cow on this day to ward off evils caused by Planet Venus.
2.      The day of Govardhan Puja is also celebrated as “Gudi Padwa”. There is a custom in which on this holy day the wife applies the 'Tilak' on the forehead of her husband, garlands him, performs his 'Aarti'  and also prays for his long life. Then the husband gives her a gift in appreciation of all the tender love and care that his wife showers on him. I suggest husbands that they must gift something (according to their budget) to their wives on this day.  
3.      If you have Narmadeshwar Shivlinga at your house then abhishek it with raw milk or alternatively you can go to nearby Lord Shiva Temple and offer abhishek of raw milk in the temple.  I would suggest all of you to have Narmadeshwar Shivlinga at your house. It will help you in worshipping Lord Shiva in a more effective manner.
4.      Most important is worship Lord Krishna on this day. Listen to Bhajans of Lord Krishna. Recite Mahamantra –
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare”


""Hari Om Tat Sat"
"Jai Shree Krishna" 

Acharya Vikas Malhotra
Astrologer, Numerologist and Spiritual Healer

Thursday, 8 November 2012


The word "Diwali" is a contraction of "Deepavali", originating from the Sanskrit word Dipavali (दीपावली) which can be translated to "Row of Lights". Hence the Diwali Festival is also called the "Festival of Lights". Diwali is the name for the festival in North-India. In South-India the festival is called "Deepavali".
This year Diwali will be celebrated on Tuesday, 13th of November 2012.

Legends behind celebration of Diwali
Diwali celebrates to victory of the Good over the Evil and Light over Darkness. Is has a major religious significance for Hindus, Sikhs and Jains alike - not only in India, but also for Indians living abroad. The day of Diwali falls on Ashvina Amavasya and this date also marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year, and many businesses in India starting a new accounting year on the Diwali holiday. Diwali is actually celebrated in honor of Lord Rama and His wife Sita returning to their kingdom of Ayodhya, after defeating demon King Ravana.
Diwali marks the end of the harvest season in most of India. Farmers give thanks for the bounty of the year gone by, and pray for a good harvest for the year to come. Traditionally this marked the closing of accounts for businesses dependent on the agrarian cycle, and is the last major celebration before winter. Maa Lakshmi symbolizes wealth and prosperity, and her blessings are invoked for a good year ahead. There are two legends that associate the worship of Lakshmi on this day. According to the first legend, on this day, Lakshmi emerged from Kshira Sagar, the Ocean of Milk, during the great churning of the oceans, Samudra manthan. The second legend (more popular in western India) relates to the Vamana avatar of the Lord Vishnu, the incarnation he assumed to kill the demon king Bali. On this day, Vishnu came back to his abode the Vaikuntha; so those who worship Lakshmi receive the benefit of her benevolent mood, and are blessed with mental, physical and material well-being. Lord Ganesha is also worshipped along with Maa Lakshmi because he is treated as remover of all obstacles and worshipped before all the Gods.

Diwali Puja Muhurat
Lakshmi Puja should be done during Pradosh Kaal which starts after sunset and approximately lasts for 2 hours and 24 minutes. This year the auspicious time for Diwali Poojan is given below:
Maa Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 17:47:13 to 19:45:15
It is believed that Goddess Lakshmi visits homes during Diwali time so everyone likes to clean and decorate their homes in the best way possible. From whitewashing to buying new furnishings, people love to work on their homes during Diwali. You can use your creativity and decorate your home with flowers and rangoli patterns this Diwali and you will feel the presence of nature in your home. The sweet fragrance of flowers enhances the aesthetic appeal on the rangoli patterns and the combination looks magnificent on the front door of a home. Besides flowers and rangoli patterns, place electric lights in appropriate places in your home as well. Be careful with the placement of candles and diyas and ensure that they are kept away from curtains and other flammable things.
On Diwali evening, it is customary to start the celebrations with a Lakshmi Puja. Decorate the puja thali and clean the temple beforehand. Start with Ganesh Puja and move on to Lakshmi Puja. Distribute the puja prasad to all family members after the puja is complete.

Important points to be kept in mind for Diwali Puja & Lal Kitab Tips/Remedies for Diwali
1.      On the night of Diwali, listen or read Vishnu Sahasra Naam and Shree Sukta
2.      Purchase a new broom on Diwali and use it to clean the place where pooja has to be done. You can use it regularly from next day onwards. It will help in improving prosperity.
3.      Try to offer homemade Rice or Sabudaana Kheer to Maa Lakshmi instead of offering sweets available in market.
4.      If it is possible, have 11 Abhimantri “Gomti Chakra” and keep them in a red cloth bag. Treat these Gomti Chakra as Maa Lakshmi and worship them in your pooja. After doing pooja, you can keep these Gomti Chakras in your locker or almirah or the place where you keep your money. This will help you in gaining wealth and prosperity. People whose business is not growing must do this to gain benefit.
5.      Most Important for all of you is to install a Crystal or Sphatik Shree Yantra on Diwali at your house. If you have this yantra, then after undertaking panchabhishek (washing with milk, ghee, honey, curd and gangajal) worship it. Maa Lakshmi resides in Shree Yantra and it will definitely bestow peace, happiness and blessings of Maa Lakshmi on you.
6.      There are many people who are facing unemployment or their want is always wandering here and there. They should wear Shree Yantra Abhimantrit Locket which will help them in gaining wealth and good intelligence. People who want to have promotion can also wear this locket or alternatively install Abhimantrit Shree Yantra at their house.
7.      If possible while doing Diwali Pooja wear Sphatik Bead mala. It will increase the effect of Diwali Pooja many times. Alternatively wear Lakshmi Narain Pendant which is a combination of Seven Mukhi and Ten Mukhi Rudraksha denoting Maa Lakshmi and Vishnu Ji respectively.
8.      On all days starting from Dhan Teras till Bhaiya Dhuj, try to light a diya near the Tulsi plant. Pushkar Puran states, “The person who lights the lamp of sesame (til) oil in the name of Lord Shri Hari in the month of Kartik (during Sandhya) gets unlimited prosperity, beauty, blessedness and wealth”. So if possible try to lit lamp of sesame (til) oil in evening during the whole month of Kartik (i.e. from 29th October 2012 to 28th November 2012). 


""Hari Om Tat Sat"

Acharya Vikas Malhotra
Astrologer, Numerologist and Spiritual Healer