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Krittika Nakshatra 2012 date and time – Kartika or Karthigai Nakshatram in 2012

Krittika Nakshatram, also read as Kruttika or Karthigai, is the third Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Krittika Nakshatra time and dates in 2012. The astrological predictions of this Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mesha Raasi and that of Vrishaba Rashi. As per Hindu astrology birth star Krittika Nakshatra, falls under Mesha Rashi or Aries and also Vrishabha Raasi or Taurus Zodiac. The first quarter of Kruttika is in Mesha Rashi and the next ¾ quarter is in Vrishabha Rashi. Mangal is the Lord of the Rasi for first quarter and Venus or Shukra is the lord the next ¾ quarter. The lucky color of Karthigai is White.

Lunar Eclipse Time in Trivandrum, Kochi and Kerala on December 31, 2009 – Chandra Grahanam Time January 1, 2010 early hours

A partial lunar eclipse, or Chandra Grahanam, will be visible in Trivandrum, Kochi and other parts of Kerala from December 31, 2009 night to the early hours of January 01, 2010. The Chandra Grahan will be visible in Thiruvanantapuram, Cochin, Kannur, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode (Calicut) and Kottayam from 10:47 PM on December 31, 2009 to 02:58 AM on January 1, 2010 – as per Indian standard time.

Sampurnanand University in Varanasi to Include Management Lessons from Hindu Scriptures

An international Center of Study, teaching and research in Sanskrit, SampoornanadUniversity in Varanasi is one of the most famous Sanskrit universities in India. SampurnanandUniversity was established in 1958 and before that for more than 100 years the institution was known as GovernmentSanskritCollege. Now the university is planning to include management lessons from Hindu scriptures in its Personal Management Course starting from January 20, 2010.In the Personal Management Course, the university is introducing a separate paper on ancient Indian religious/Vedic text and wisdom. Books recommended this academic year are Valmiki Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Vidur Niti, Kautilya Arthshastra and Chanakya Niti among others.

Bharani Nakshatra 2012 date and time – Barani Nakshatram in 2012

Bharani Nakshatram, also read as Barani, is the second Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Here are the dates of Bharani Nakshatra in 2012 with time. As per Hindu astrology Bharani Nakshatra, or birth star, falls under Mesha Rashi or Aries. Mangal is the Lord of the Rasi. The lucky color of Bharani is Blood red. The astrological predictions of this Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mesha Raasi.

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi on Sadhana

All sadhanas (spiritual practices) are methods to decrease the thoughts and to increase peace and thus slowly man can become God. Not only does one enjoy peace oneself but can give peace to others as well.
The goal of sadhana is to eliminate the mind, which consists of thoughts and desires. The Self is beyond all these. To know the Self, the mind should be eradicated.
Everything will be known spontaneously if you do sadhana. Understand who you are. Know the Self. Then you can lead a life without attachment to anything. Such a state of mind will come if you do sadhana sincerely.
We are like pure rainwater that has become impure by falling in the gutter. The water in the gutter needs to be cleaned by connecting it to a river, and this is what sadhana does.
In the deep sea there are no waves. It is on the shore that the waves strongly break because there is little depth. Peace can be experienced when the mind becomes expansive and deep through sadhana. Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

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