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Sashti Viratham 2011 Calendar in pdf and jpeg – Shasti 2011 Dates

Sashti Viratham, or Sashti fasting is dedicated to Hindu God Muruga or Skanda and is observed on the 6th day of lunar fortnight in a Hindu calendar. This Sashti Viratham 2011 Calendar is based on the time in India. You can download the Shasti 2011 dates in pdf and jpeg format. Link – Download Sashti Viratham 2011 Calendar in Jpeg picture format Link – Download Sashti Viratham 2011 Calendar in pdf format

Panchang 2012 in English pdf – Calendar 2012 and Drigganitha Panchangam followed in Andhra Pradesh

English Drigganitha Panchang 2012 is offered by website dedicated to Guru Raghavendra Swami. This calendar follows the traditional calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. A month is calculated from the day after Amavasi to next Amavasi. The Panchang is followed mainly in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Link - Download Drigganitha Panchang and Calendar 2012

Magh Mela at Uttarkashi - Uttar Kashi Magha Mela

Magh Mela is one of the most popular fairs in Uttar Kashi district in Uttarakhand in India. It is observed in the Magh Month (January – February). Dolis, or palanquin, carrying Hindu Gods and Goddesses from various parts of Uttarkashi are brought on the first day of the fair to the Ramlila Ground at Uttarkashi.

Magh Mela lasts for more than a week. Today the fair is famous for the numerous stalls which display local produce and handicrafts.

It must be noted that the most famous Magh Mela takes place at Sangam in Prayag (Allahabad) in Uttar Pradesh. This is spread over two months and is noted for the spiritual bathing.


Sri Sri Ravishankar – Smile is the best ornament

Here are a collection of quotes of Sri Sri Ravishankar that he shared during various public meetings in November 2010 Your quality of life depends upon the proportion maintained between your responsibility and needs. You lead a good life if your needs are less than your responsibilities. Human values can take you from a state of dependency to total responsibility and carve out a responsible citizen in you. When you shoulder responsibility, your needs will automatically be met. It is our vision which needs to be broadened for any development to take place. When you are free from longing for yourself, you are free to give to others Meditation will lead you to eternal peace; do it with joy and commitment. Smile is the best ornament. Life here is heaven. Sri Sri Ravishankar

Today in Hindu Calendar – January 3, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 3, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi – the 14th day of waning phase / dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. The Amavasya or No moon day begins in the afternoon so the day is also considered as Somvati Amavasya from then onwards. Chaturdashi tithi till 14:15 hrs on January 3, 2011. Then onwards it is Amavasi tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.  Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi or 14th day of Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Please note in calendars followed in these regions too Amavasi is marked from afternoon.  Paush Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi or 14th day of Poush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. Margashirsha Krishna Paksha ends in these regions. Amavasi is marked from the afternoon…

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