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Gurupushyamrut February 2011 day - Gurupushya

Gurupushyamrut, or Gurupushya, is the day when Pushya Nakshatra falls on a Thursday. Gurupushyamrut Yog 2011 date is February 17 - Time is from sunrise to 8:14 AM. Gurupushya is considered highly auspicious to pray to Goddess Lakshmi and seek her blessings. In Hindu astrological terms there is amrut or amrti yog on the day and it is ideal to buy gold, make investments and start new businesses. The day is also known as Guru Pushya Nakshatra. Usually, Gurupushyamrut yoga – the coinciding of Pushya Nakshatra and Thursday (Guruvar) – occurs twice or thrice a year. The day is preferred by individuals and Hindu families to invest in gold in North and Western parts of India. Pushya is one among the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Astrology.

Puranas Online – Listen to All Puranas Online in Hindi

Puranas are a perfect amalgamation of mythology and religious doctrine. They contain stories and teachings based on the principles of Vedas and Upanishads. Now you can listen to the Puranas Online. All 18 Puranas are available in audio. Please note that you cannot download them. You can only listen online in Hindi. The Puranas that are Vishnu Purana, Narada, Padma, Garuda, Varaha, Bhagavata, Matsya, Kurma, Linga, Shiva, Skanda, Agni, Brahmanda, Brahmavaivarta, Markandeya, Bhavishya, Narasimha, Vamana and Brahma Purana. This unique opportunity to listen to the Puranas online is provided by the Vedpuran website. Link – Listen to Puranas Online

The noble and ignoble, the fallen and the sublime are all in God – Swami Chinmayananda

Today we are inhibited by habitual preoccupations with our own weakness and imperfections. We do not and dare not perceive ourselves any other way, and this impedes our progress on the spiritual path. However, a little serious thought can shatter that notion. If indeed the supreme consciousness, the lord alone is everything, what is there that can be rejected? Think! Can I exclude or reject the foam and spray from the splashy ocean, just because I don’t fancy it. The noble and ignoble, the fallen and the sublime are all in Him. To whichever quarter if may wander, the mind cannot but meet the Lord if one’s vision is trained to recognize the underlying divinity alone in everything.

Today in Hindu Calendar – February 1, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on February 1, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi – 14th day of waning phase / dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Chaturdashi Tithi from 0515 hrs (5:15 AM) on February 1. Before 0515 hrs it is Trayodashi Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time. Paush Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi or 14th day of waning phase of moon in Poush month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi or 14th day of waning phase of moon in Magha month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rasi. Nakshatra – Pooradam or Purva Shada Nakshatram till 1050 hrs (10:50 AM). Then onwards it is Uttiradam or Uttara Shada Nakshatra. 18th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. 18th day of Makara Masam in Malayala…

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