Astro-Spiritual Blog - Mahesh Bang
Saturn runs rings around the world in 2022

Saturn runs rings around the world in 2022

AFTER a year filled with unprecedented challenges, astrologers hope that lessons learned from 2021 will prepare everyone for the highs and lows of the year ahead. According to herald resident astrologer Mahesh Bang, 2022 is divided into two distinct periods – a...

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Your daily ritual for 9 magical days

Your daily ritual for 9 magical days

Q: Please can you advise when Navaratri is commencing and how do we utilise this period to get the maximum blessing from the Mother. What is the daily ritual that must be done for the nine-day period? | SL A: There are nine magical days and nights during Navaratri,...

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How to make the ancestors happy

How to make the ancestors happy

Q: Dear Mr Bang, thank you for your enlightening articles. We have learnt so much from your columns. Thank you for elevating our consciousness and making us spiritually awakened. Please could you enlighten us on Pitra Paksha and the procedures to follow. My family...

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Find marital bliss

Find marital bliss

Q: I HAVE been reading about Vastu online and I find it intriguing. I recently got married during lockdown and didn’t get a chance to follow all the rituals. Please could you share some vastu tips to improve married life. Thanks. MS A: Vastu Shastra has become an...

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Have a healthy baby

Have a healthy baby

Q: My daughter-in-law is pregnant and we are very concerned about the effects of the eclipse. Please inform us on what should a pregnant lady do at this time? | RLBA: Congratulations on your daughter-in-law’s pregnancy. To conceive a child and also to have a healthy...

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Diwali – Auspicious time upon us

Diwali – Auspicious time upon us

HINDUS deem some nights auspicious for material and spiritual success. These nights are so magical that worship with sincerity can alter one’s destiny, making it more favourable even if it’s not written in one’s horoscope. One can easily tap the divine cos[1]mic...

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Guide to designing wedding cards

Guide to designing wedding cards

Q: I HAVE my driving licence but I am too afraid to drive alone. Please may I have advice as to when I should start driving. What colour of car should I buy or will it be lucky for me? Please tell me what my future looks like in terms of job, finance and personal...

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Rituals for a strong marriage

Rituals for a strong marriage

MARRIAGE, a sacred union between two individuals that sometimes undergoes numerous challenges and changes, always needs a little tender loving care and attention. As per Vastu, astrology and Hinduism, there are many types of fasts, rituals and special tips to make...

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A late marriage is in your destiny

A late marriage is in your destiny

Q: I am currently in a relationship and I would like to know if this will work out for us. Recently the guy has been hardly speaking to me and has been keeping a distance. He also says he has no feelings. I don’t want to lose a good guy. Please can you advise me: what...

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Celebrating Lord Krishna

Celebrating Lord Krishna

JANMASHTAMI is the birthday of Lord Krishna, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over the world. This year it will be celebrated tomorrow. Krishna’s birth occurred at midnight on the eighth day (ashtmi) of the Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the month of...

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Guide to Ganesha prayer

Guide to Ganesha prayer

Q: I like reading your articles in the paper. Could you send us a guide on how to perform the Ganesha prayer? Thank you and keep up the great job you have been doing. | RG A: The best day for new beginnings: One always starts any prayer, ritual or occasion by...

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Brother and sister bond celebrated

Brother and sister bond celebrated

RAKSHA Bandhan will be celebrated next Sunday, August 22. The most appropriate times to perform the Raksha Bandhan thread ceremony would be between 6.22am and 2.01pm. During the Covid-19 pandemic you could also tie a normal red string (mouli), which most people have...

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Remove negative energy from home

Remove negative energy from home

Q: I LIVE in PE and I want to sell my house as someone said it had a lot of negative energy. But I like living in that house, although it old. I sometimes do get sick, mostly in winter. Is it a viable option to change the house or are there ways to purify it? | RG A:...

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We all go through tough times in life

We all go through tough times in life

Q: I am considering filing for a divorce as the past two years have been constantly fighting. Is it the right decision and when should I file for divorce? | DS A: In most instances where decisions are made in anger or out of frustration, it usually leads to longterm...

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Sawan month

Sawan month

ACCORDING to Hindu scriptures, there are four holy months in the year. Together these are called “Chaturamas”. It starts with “Shravan” and ends with “Kartik” month. “Shravan”, which is popularly known as “Sawan”, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This year Sawan begins on...

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How to observe the Kavady

How to observe the Kavady

DURING the auspicious time of Thai Poosam Kavady, if you worship Lord Kartikeya with full faith and devotion, then your righteous wishes will materialise easily. It is easy to please Lord Kartikeya and seek his blessings to make your dreams comes true. However, one...

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Best Day for New Beginnings

Best Day for New Beginnings

According to Vastu science, every Hindu home and all communities who follow Hinduism anywhere in the world should have a small statue of Lord Ganesha above the entrance of the main door of their house. A special shelf or small stand should be especially made for this...

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Astro Advice for celebrating RAKSHA BANDHAN

Astro Advice for celebrating RAKSHA BANDHAN

Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated today and the most appropriate times to perform the ceremony is between 09: 28 am to 09:26 pm. In the current COVID-19 situation, it is better to tie a normal red string (mouli) that most people have at home, whilst simultaneously...

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Somvati Amavasya

Somvati Amavasya

After 20 years, Somvati Amavasya (no moon) will fall on 20 July, today, during the month of Sawan. Astrologically, the Moon, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn planets will be in their respective zodiac signs. Despite all that we have faced recently, this is a very...

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BRINGING IN PROSPERITY!

BRINGING IN PROSPERITY!

Akshaya Tritiya is the day that multiplies your prosperity. It is being celebrated today, 26 April, this year. It is also known as Akha Teej and is one of the most auspicious days for those who follow Hinduism. As currently, we are in quite unusual circumstances, this...

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Rejuvenate your mind, body, soul

Rejuvenate your mind, body, soul

AWAKEN your consciousness and improve your fortunes in the next nine days. This is the time to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul quickly. It is known as Ramayana week in South Africa, while in India, people celebrate this time as Navrathri. People in South Africa...

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A day to celebrate with much vigour

A day to celebrate with much vigour

“Akshaya Tritiya” is the day on which your prosperity multiplies and this year it will be celebrated on May 14. It is also known as Akha Teej, and is one of the most auspicious days for those who follow Hinduism. Usually this day is celebrated with much vigour and...

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Spiritual benefits of Hanuman Jayanti

Spiritual benefits of Hanuman Jayanti

TO MARK the birth of Lord Hanuman, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated all over India in the month of Chaitra in the Hindu calendar. Hanumanji has always held a spe[1]cial place in my heart and I am sure this is true for all Hindus as well. Lord Hanuman is known for his...

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Celebrate the Holi Festival

Celebrate the Holi Festival

The night of secret sadhana (prayers) Holi is widely celebrated all over the world but it is particularly celebrated in full splendour in Mathura and Vrindavan as a tribute to the divine love of Radha and Krishna. This day also holds special significance as Lord...

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Karthik is the holiest month

Karthik is the holiest month

Q: MY daughter is very depressed and having anxiety attacks which is affecting her health. She has a very low self- confidence. The depression is becoming worse and I am helpless because she doesn’t listen to me. She is always negative about everything and this makes...

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Celebrate Shiva – tap cosmic energy

Celebrate Shiva – tap cosmic energy

MAHA Shivaratri is a great night ded- icated to Lord Shiva and will be celebrated on March 11. Astrologically and spiritually, on this night you can tap the cosmic energy very easily. It is important to connect with this positive “Shiva-Energy” so that we can...

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Stay calm as the situation will improve

Stay calm as the situation will improve

THERE has been a number of requests from readers asking for my input from an astrological perspective on the outcome of the coronavirus. Many have a heightened sense of anxiety and have asked for ways to prevent and combat the spread, while others want to know when it...

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Bang – Indians will excel this decade

Bang – Indians will excel this decade

INDIANS in South Africa are expected over the next decade to become wealthier and excel in business and professionally. This is according to world renowned astrologer Mahesh Bang, who made the predictions according to Vedic astrology. He said Indians would make the...

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Planets are behind Harris, says Bang

Planets are behind Harris, says Bang

WORLD-RENOWNED astrologer Mahesh Bang has predicted that US vice-president-elect Kamala Harris (pictured) is set to become the country’s president in the next election. Harris, 56, made history as the first female, first black and first Indian-American US...

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Keep negative energy away

Keep negative energy away

Q: PLEASE tell me how my life and my health is going to be in the future. I have had so many obstacles because of black magic or families doing evil to me. There is no peace at home. I’m a strong devotee of Lord Shiva. I am planning to open my own business, will it be...

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The night to refresh the mind

The night to refresh the mind

READERS have previously shared how they enjoyed Sharad Purnima night when they received blessings. People of different race groups told how they were blessed because they performed the required rituals. Sharad Purnima, which is known as the night to rejuvenate the...

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Mantras for everyday life

Mantras for everyday life

AFTER receiving a number of requests about which mantras to chant, when and how, I decided to share some with you. SIMPLE AND STRONG MANTRAS FOR EVERYDAY LIFE: Mantras are repetitive words or sounds which when repeated or chanted with faith and concentration produce...

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How to observe Pitr Paksha

How to observe Pitr Paksha

Q: Namaste. When does Pitr Paksha begin? According to my calendar it starts on September 3, is that the correct date? A: Human birth awards us three debts according to Hinduism. They are debt to God, to sages and saints and debt to our ancestors and parents....

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Mahesh Bang World Renowned Astrologer

Mahesh Bang World Renowned Astrologer

Mahesh Bang is a World Renowned Vedic Astrologer and Vastu consultant who resides in SA. He is also a Palmist and Numerologist and an extremely versatile individual who is calm, composed and poised. Mahesh Ji aims and works towards instilling intrinsic values in all...

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Diwali is an auspicious time

Diwali is an auspicious time

HINDUS deem some nights auspicious for material and spiritual success. These nights are so magical that worship with sincerity can alter your destiny, making it more favourable even if it’s not written in your horoscope. One can easily tap the divine cosmic energy...

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Bhagavad Gita influenced many great thinkers

Bhagavad Gita influenced many great thinkers

THERE are many paths to attain self-realisation yet there are many who choose to attain the knowledge from all different parts so that they can raise their consciousness to such a great extent that they see “One God” in all organisations and in all religion. According...

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