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Story of Ila

Ila was the daughter of Vaivasata Manu but had to live the life of both male and female. Vaivasata Manu and his wife Shraddha did not have children after several years of marriage. Manu asked Sage Vasishta to conducted a yajna to get a son. As a result of yajna a daughter was born to Vaivasata Manu and his wife Shraddha. The newborn was called Ila. Vaivasata Manu wanted a son who will take over his kingdom. So he complained to Sage Vasishta who immediately changed the girl into a boy and he was called Sudyumna.
A young Sudyumna once entered the cursed forest of Kumaravana near Kailash. This forest was cursed by Shiva and Parvati. Once, Sage Sunaka and others had entered the forest when Shiva and Parvati were making love. The divine couple did not tolerate this intervention and cursed that in future men who will enter the forest will become women.
As a result of the curse young Sudyumna became a woman. She again took the name of Ila. Budha, or mercury, one of the Navgrahas fell in lov…

Sampoorna Ramayan Movie – Watch Hindi Film Sampoorna Ramayan Online for Free

Sampoorna Ramayan is a classic movie based the epic Ramayan. The Hindi film was released in 1961. You can watch the film on youtube for free. The movie stars Anita Guha, Mahipal, Sulochana and Lalita Pawar. Running time is 2 hours and 38 minutes.
Link - Sampoorna Ramayan Movie

Pride is assuming that the ego is the seer – Sage Patanjali

Discipline, study of the spiritual scriptures and surrender to God are the fountain for yogic Sadhana termed as Kriya Yoga.
Lack of understanding, pride, attachment to attractions, aversion to pains and fear of death are the five afflictions.
The mother of all affliction is want to understanding. It may remain dormant or attenuated, interrupted or full active.
Accepting mundane things as permanent, impure things as pure and sensual pleasures as spiritual is lack of knowledge.
Pride is assuming that the ego is the seer.
Related Sage Patanjali – Pearls of Wisdom

Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 29, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 29, 2011 – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithitill 9:06 PM on December 29, 2011. After 9:06 PM it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or sixth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avitam or Sravishta Nakshatra till 8:32 AM on December 29. Then onwards it is Shathabisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Poush Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the light phase of moon in Poush month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Paush Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, U…

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