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Video – Discourses on Understanding Emotions by Swamini Vimalananda of Chinmaya Mission

Swamini Vimalananda is an Acharya at Chinmaya Mission and she is the director of the ‘Chinmaya Vision Programme’ – a holistic and value-based approach to education. This particular 7-part video is a discourse she gave at Chinmaya Mission in Nairobi. The discourse revolves around ‘Understanding Emotions’ but deviates into numerous other connected areas. You can watch the all the 7 part here at Youtube Below are the Videos embedded – there are total seven parts which you can watch one by one.

Telugu Ashwina Masa 2017 – Telugu Ashvin Month in 2017 in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Ashwina Masa is the seventh month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana. Telugu Ashvin Masam 2017 is from September 21 to October 19, 2017.  Navratri, Durga Puja, Dasara and Diwali some of the most important festivals in a Hindu calendar year is observed in Ashvina Month. Some of the other auspicious days in the month include Mahanavami, Vijaya Dasami, Kojagari Vratam, Narak Chaturdashi etc.

Telugu Ashwina Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Ashwina Masa Telugu calendar 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from September 21 to October 5. Telugu Ashvina Masam 2017 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from October 6 to October 19.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Ashvina Masam are: Pashankusha Ekadasi – October 1 Rama Ekadasi – October 15
Ashwin Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India Pradosh – October 3
Pradosh – October 17
Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesha in Ashwin Month is on October 8, Sunday – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at …

Somanath Brata 2017 date in Orissa

Somanath Brata is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva and is observed on the Dusshera or Vijaya Dasami day in Orissa. Somanath Brata 2017 date is September 30. Women fast on the day from sunrise and the fast is broken upon the completion of the puja in the evening.

Somanath Brata day evening various types of offerings are made to Shiva and this includes a sweet made using wheat, grated coconut, sugar and spices known as Manda Pitha. Other offerings are ten different types of fruits and ten types of flowers.

Another highlight of the day is reading of Somanath Vrat Katha.

Mahatma Gandhi Thoughts and Quotes on God

There are certain things which are self-proved and certain which are not proved at all. The existence of God is like a geometrical axiom. It may be beyond our heart grasp. Intellectual attempts are more or less failures, as a rational explanation cannot give you the faith in a living God. For it is a thing beyond the grasp of reason. It transcends reason. There are numerous phenomena from which you can reason out the existence of God; but I shall not insult your intelligence by offering you rational explanations, and begin with a simple childlike faith in God. If I exist, God exists. With me it is a necessity of my being as it is with millions. They may not be able to talk about it, but from their lives you can see that is a part of their lives. I am only asking you to restore the belief that is undermined. In order to do so, you have to unlearn a lot of literature that dazzles your intelligence and throws you off your feet. Start with the faith which is also a token of humility and an …

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