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Lessons from Uddhava Gita

When one gets the knowledge of the Self as to who one is one becomes liberated. The one who has not made any self enquiry and has not attained self knowledge continues to be bound and suffers. Even though I may be a millionaire sleeping with thousands of rupees in my pocket, the moment I see myself as a beggar in the dream, I identify myself with the body of the beggar and become unhappy with my poverty. The moment I wake up I become aware of who I am and the sorrows suffered as a beggar cease.
A liberated person does not consider himself as the doer of any action as all actions take place in the Totality and the bodies are only instruments through which the Totality seems to work. So he is not at all concerned with what happens in this world drama. He is undifferentiated in this outlook and has even mind which has no preferences or choice.
Through self enquiry and contemplation, the delusion that each Self is different and there are as many souls as there are beings, should be remov…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 17, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 17, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon till 6:44 PM on November 17, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon (light phase of moon). All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 8:55 AM on November 17, 2012. Then onward it is Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Nagula Chavithi in Andhra Pradesh
Kartik Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Kartik Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the light phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars in calendars follow…

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