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Question 1 - Who invented the table lamp?

Answer - In early 1920, inventors attempted to tinker with the articulating arm lamps. George Carwardine, a UK-based freelance expert and car designer with expertise in vehicle suspensions, invented the Anglepoise lamp. Although traditional wick-based lamps were already in use yet these could hardly match the finesse of the Carwardine\'s table lamp.

Question 2 - How to choose a table lamp?

Answer - You need to select a table lamp based on your overall budget and then invest in a product that matches the room\'s tone where you wish to place it. If you use more than one lamp in your room, you need to choose these in matching shades to ensure that the synchronism is maintained.

Question 3 - Which table lamps are the best?

Answer - Table lamps are important for providing light for specific tasks. If you need additional lighting in any area of the house, you need to invest in any table lamp to provide perfect symmetry to the area. For instance – you may choose pure glass for lighting up the area.

Question 4 - How are table lamps made?

Answer - The process of lamp making includes using a bulb that must be connected to a wire into the lampshade, connecting the lamp to the base, obtaining support, and then giving the final connection using a battery. The contact points at the base are connected using pure tungsten that heats up when the electricity is passed through these.

Question 5 - Why are ceramic planters so expensive?

Answer - Plastic and glazed ceramic pots are excellent for using tropical plants. It means that you can plant any plant that thrives on moisture. Since Ceramic planters are glazed with a coat of lacquer, it prevents the soil from drying out. Also, the same needs more human input to give them the perfect shape and design. It makes them more expensive than the traditional planters.

Question 6 - Are ceramic planters good for plants?

Answer - When you invest in Ceramic planters, you ensure that you have the perfect choice for your indoor decor. If you are looking for a brand new planter to ensure that your planters add new detail to your indoors. These can work best for you and your home improvement plans. You can easily plant small ones in the planters and amp up your home.

Question 7 - How to protect ceramic planters in winter?

Answer - You must use an additional layer of protection for these planters to ensure that your planters stay protected. It is similarly ideal to use a shelf or a concrete shelf to keep the pit off the grounds. It will keep rain and hailstorm from causing the pots to stick to the ground in case of freezing temperatures.

Question 8 - How to clean ceramic planters?

Answer - After emptying the ceramic planters, it is important to use a stiff brush or dish scrubber to remove dirt or mineral buildup. Then use a mixture of mild soap solution to scrub off the stains. If you wish to eliminate the calcium buildup from the planters, use lemon juice or vinegar. You can mix three parts water and 1 part lemon juice to get the best results.

Question 9 - Can ceramic planters stay out winter?

Answer - Winters can be harsh on the terracotta and glazed containers. The same may take a toll on these planters. To avoid this, you need to ensure that no container is left outside without using a bubble wrap or burlap. It helps to ensure that the moisture doesn\'t harm the planter. It is also a good idea to use plastic wrap to prevent these from absorbing additional moisture.

Question 10 - Can ceramic planters be painted?

Answer - Yes, ceramic planters can be painted using latex, acrylic, and epoxy paint. Using liquid paint, you can decorate these using your hands. It is extremely easy to get a glossy finish using epoxy paint. It makes your planters extremely durable and long-lasting. These pots can be spray-painted on a cloudy day to get the best results. Do not spray paint these pots in direct sunlight.

Question 11 - Will ceramic planters crack in the winter?

Answer - Just like terracotta and clay pots, a ceramic pot may not be able to withstand harsh winters. The moisture in the natural cracks freezes and expands, which makes the cracks get larger. An option is to empty these planters filled with plants that are not tough enough to withstand winter. It would help if you let the pots dry in the Sun until the moisture evaporates.

Question 12 - When was Goddess Parvati born?

Answer - At a point, Devtas devised a plan to find a way to help get her born and come back to Shiva. Then they prayed to the divine Mother and blessed them to be born as the daughter of the Himalayas. She was born as Shailputri, or the daughter of mountains. She was named as the daughter of parvata and hence Parvati.

Question 13 - Which day is for Goddess Parvati?

Answer - Since Lord Shiva saved Chandra from losing his form completely, he is known as Somnath. Moreover, the fact earned him Chandra Shekhar as the same adorns his matted locks. By worshipping Shiva on Monday, you can keep troubles away and bring divine grace. Monday is kept dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and is an ideal way to please both.

Question 14 - When is Goddess Parvati?

Answer - Goddess Parvati is said to bring happiness in marriage and resolve conflicts and help prevent miscarriages. She is also known to help with fertility, marital felicity, devotion to the spouse, and power. Hariyali Teej is in the month of Shravan mass, and as a result, the couple should attempt to get the right stuff to please Lord Shiva and Parvati.

Question 15 - Is Goddess Parvati, sister of Vishnu?

Answer - Parvati is also known by her other name - Mother Gauri Jagdamba, in the form of Shakti. Mahavishnu, or the supreme Purusha, is a transcendental parabrahma, and as a result, as nirguna Brahman, he transcends all gunas. The original Prakruthi or the divine Mother set into motion the creation of the whole creation. As a result, She is regarded as the sibling of Purusha Narayana.

Question 16 - How Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati?

Answer - Lord Shiva was devastated after the turn of events occurring after the passing away of Goddess Sati. After the intervention of the Goddesses, it is believed that Goddess Parvati was conceived in the home of the Lord of Himalayas. After she attained youth, she decided to devote her life to marry Lord Shiva, and as a result, she underwent severe penance.

Question 17 - How to be like Goddess Parvati?

Answer - Parvati is also called Urvi and is termed as the Goddess of fertility and devotion. She is Shakti or the source of pure energy. As the wife of Lord Shiva, she is the protector and regenerator of the universe and all life forms. She inspires young girls to be bold and Abhaya. She is fearless and the procreator who knows how to balance her life.

Question 18 - How beautiful is Goddess Parvati?

Answer - Parvati is the gentlest aspect of Devi Shakti. In her Parvati Avatar, she is gentle, motherly, fair, and benevolent. She is very beautiful and described as wearing a red dress. When depicted as the consort of Shiva, she has two arms, and in certain cases, she may possess four arms. Parvati is also the Goddess of love, beauty, fertility, and devotion.

Question 19 - Why do you celebrate Hariyali Teej?

Answer - It is said that Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva were reunited on this day. On this day, Shiva had told Parvati about the boast of life, and Parvati had pleased Shiva with austerity. As a result, you need to wake up early and then bathe and then go to the temple and do pooja. It is best to opt for solah shringar.

Question 20 - How to draw Goddess Parvati?

Answer - One of the most auspicious occasions that celebrates the best of Goddess Parvati is the festival of Hariyali Teej that comes in the month of Shravan maas. On the Tritiya tithi of Shukla Paksha of the month of Savan, married women honor Goddess Parvati. On the day, women must donate makeup items like sindoor, bindi, anklets, etc.

Question 21 - How was Goddess Parvati born?

Answer - The name Parvati means the daughter of the mountains. She was also called as Uma due to this reason. Born as the daughter of the mountains, it was believed that her soul was that of Sati who has sacrificed herself to save the honour of her husband. Since her heart was always in love with Shiva, she decided to undergo severe ascetic discipline. Some versions believe that she was the part of Ardhnarishwar and afterwards separated from the Lord and became his consort and has two children with Him.

Question 22 - How did Goddess Parvati marry Shiva?

Answer - As per ancient Hindu mythology, Goddess Parvati was the incarnation of Goddess Sati (the previous consort of Lord Shiva). Her birth parents were Himavan who decided to marry her to Shiva. She underwent severe penance and decided to win over Lord Shiva\'s heart. At one point in time, Goddess Parvati was angry and decided to leave and then Shiva revealed his true form to her and promised to marry her. He was extremely pleased with her love and devotion. Then the Lord was pleased with her, He proposed to Parvati for marriage at a place called as Guptakashi. Then they tied the knot in Triyuginarayan..

Question 23 - In which direction Goddess Lakshmi face?

Answer - It is important to invest in the right image of Maa Laxmi for your home. For instance - an image or her standing must not be placed in the house. Keeping her image in this form makes her restless and forces her to leave your home. Whenever her image is placed, it must face the North direction. It is a good idea to keep a metal idol of her. Never invest in a plastic idol for your home. Similarly, it is best to avoid any fragmented idol where her face is not visible. It is best to keep Charan Paduka of Goddess Laxmi on the entrance of the home. This must face your pooja room entrance.

Question 24 - Which Lakshmi Photo is Good for Home?

Answer - There are eight forms of Maa Laxmi also called as Ashta Lakshmi. However, not all must be kept in your home or office. Only the three most popular varieties of Maa Laxmi are placed in the areas. Often she is shown standing on a Lotus. Her image has one foot on the lotus leaf and the other is pressed under the first. In other images, she is shown as firmly seated on the lotus. As per Vastu, it is believed that the picture of Maa Laxmi sitting firmly on the lotus is best for the house.

Question 25 - Which side Goddess Laxmi to be faced?

Answer - Goddess Laxmi must face the direction of the photographs. If you wish to bring a Laxmi statue then you need to place her feet on the main door. It is best to contact a Vedic expert to correctly place and align her statue and padukas. As per Vastu, it is important that Her mandir must be in the northeast direction and the image of Mata Laxmi must be in the north side. The face of the statue must correspond with her photograph and must always be in the Northern side itself.

Question 26 - Why Goddess Laxmi is worshiped on Diwali?

Answer - The mythology of Laxmi details her opulence and kind nature. She is one of the prominent deities who blesses one with material bliss and joy. Goddess is also part of the Three Forms of the greatest mother - Goddess Parvati, Lakshmi and Saraswati. Since she offers beauty, bounty and wealth, she is widely worshipped on Diwali. The pooja is performed to please Her and bring her to the home. In South India, Lord Vishnu is accompanied by two forms of Goddesses Laxmi - the Bhoodevi that represents the tangible wealth while Shridevi represents intangible wealth.

Question 27 - When is Goddess Laxmi?

Answer - Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth, fortune power, luxury, etc. She is also the symbol of beauty, fertility and auspiciousness. Although, She may be displayed as whimsical and restless yet maternal. She is always ready to bless and grant. • She is the beautiful Goddess who sits on a chariot • She is delighted by tulsi leaves and lotus seeds • She loves to be bedecked with roses, pearls and gold • She is radiant as gold and resplendent as sun • She is calm as moon yet lustrous as fire • She is also the mistress of cows and horses and brings joys and pleasures

Question 28 - Which day is for Goddess Laxmi?

Answer - Friday is an auspicious day when you can worship and please Goddess Laxmi. Goddess Laxmi is always shown draped in red saree and bedecked with gold ornaments and seated on lotus. Worshipping her in this form can help to bring prosperity and material fulfilment. Drawing footprints of Maa Laxmi with rice and flour helps to attract her to your home and feel welcome. By placing her footprint on the door, you ensure the entry of both Lord Vishnu and Laxmi. As a result, all your sins can be washed off and prosperity prevails.

Question 29 - What are the other names of Goddess Laxmi?

Answer - Images of Maa Laxmi started spreading around 3 century BC and reference of the same is available in sculptures found in Kaushambi in Northern India. Gold coins issued during the Gupta dynasty also carry her images. Since she was the popular deity among Gods and Demons alike, She was known by many names and titles. She was also called as the bestower of power and wealth and this lead to the following names - • Sudha or the immortal nectar • Lakshmi or the Goddess of wealth and prosperity • Nitya Pushta or the ever-energetic one • Hiranmayi or the golden one, etc.

Question 30 - When was Goddess Lakshmi born ?

Answer - Shri Laxmi has a long and interesting history. The same is testified by the fact that the first hymn in her stuti - Shri Shukta was added to the Rig Veda. Rig Veda was composed in 1000 to 500 BC. She is also very popular among Buddhist and Jains. It is believed that her worship predates the Vedic culture and had developed independently before being recorded in any form. Stories of Laxmi also appear in epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata that were composed in 300 BC and 300 AD. As per Vishnu Puranas, Lord Vishnu is the celestial being and He is an ever powerful Lord. He created the universe and then gave life to Lord Shiva and Brahma. At the same time, he gave life to his consort Maa Laxmi.