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Meda Masam 2017 in Malayalam Calendar – Medam Month in 2017

Medam, or Meda Masam, is the ninth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Vishu, the Zodiac New Year, is observed in this month. Meda Masam in 2017 is from April 14 to May 14. Apart from Vishu, another important festival in the month is the Thrissur Pooram.

Full Moon and No Moon Day Karthuvavu or Amavasi –  April 26.  Veluthuvavu or full moon day (Purnima) – April 10

Ekadasi
April 23
May 6

Pradosham
April 24
May 8

Sashti Fasting - May 1

Festivals and auspicious days include: Vishu – April 14Sri Rama Jayanti - Thirissur Pooram – Hanuman Jayanti - Chattambi Swami Samadhi day - Sathya Sai Baba Samadi day - Shankaracharya Jayanti -  Next month in Malayalam calendar is the Edava Masam or Edavam.

Swami Satyananda Saraswati Quotes On Being Calm

In this era, most people are not interested in dharma and moksha. Of the four purusharthas, now only two are being fulfilled: artha and kama. When you go into artha and kama without the balancing effect of dharma and moksha, you will have mental tensions, worries, feelings of insecurity and fear. The mind will be troubled, full of passion, anger, remorse and regret.I tell everyone that first it is necessary to sort out artha and kama. King Janaka was liberated though he lived amongst passions. He had immense properties and wealth, position and power. He had everything, but he was calm. There have been many such people who have lived a disciplined life and still followed the path of purushartha, self-effort, while living in the world. They have done their duties, worked hard, but, in the midst of all, they were able to remain calm. Just as all rivers flow into the sea and lose their individual existence at that point, in the same way, let all of your desires and fantasies flow, then a…

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