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Troubles exist as long as we live in the domain of thought – Swami Turiyananda Teachings

Troubles exist as long as we live in the domain of thought. There is no peace until we transcend thought itself. When one kills the mind, the senses come under control.

What does it mean to kill the mind? It is to detach it from sense objects. The enlightened person has their senses under perfect control. The tortoise can draw in his legs: the seer can draw in his senses. I call him illumined.

Even a mind that knows the path can be dragged from the path; the senses are so unruly. But one who is wise controls the senses; the person recollects the mind and fixes it on Me. I call such a person illumined.

As long as one expects happiness, one stays restless. But the enlightened soul knows bliss in the Atman the Self within and wants nothing else.

Cravings torment the heart; he renounces cravings. I call such a person illumined. Craving for happiness brings suffering in its wake. 

The illumined soul keeps himself detached from the mind and intellect and directs them to work, whereas the…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 13, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 13, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during waning phase of moon till 9:12 PM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 11:31 AM. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rasi till 5:22 PM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight. Pradosh Fasting.
Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the dark phase of moon inBhadrapad month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Ashwin Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the dark phase of moon inAshwin month in cal…

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