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Vanaprastha – Retired Life – Teaching in Hinduism in Upanishad Ganga Serial

One of the important stage of life as per Hinduism is Vanaprastha or retired life – a life away from materialistic cravings and desires. The importance of this stage of life is discussed beautifully in the 15th episode of Upanishad Ganga Serial through the story of Dhritarashtra and Bhimbisara.

Upanishad Ganga Serial produced by Chinmaya Mission and directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi.
Link - You can watch the 15th episode here on YoutubeChannel of Upanishad Ganga channel.

Tripushkar Yog April 2017 date and time

Tripushkar Yog is associated with Hindu astrology. Purchase of property, gold, vehicle on the day is considered highly auspicious. Tripushkar Yoga April 2017 time and date is April 18, 22 and April 23. The yog is a combination of particular day, Nakshatra and tithi as per Hindu astrology and lunar calendar.

April 18, 2017 – 6:52 PM to 10:46 PM (Tripushkar Yog)

April 22 / April 23, 2017 – 11:58 PM on April 22 to 10:39 PM on April 23 (Tripushkar Yog)

In some regions, the belief is that death or accidents happen the day, there will be more such incidents soon.

Brahma Purana Teachings

Persons of tranquility, engaged in truth and piety and devoid of all external symbols, are free from doubts. They are fettered neither by piety nor by blasphemy.

Those persons who are omniscient, who are conversant with the principles of creation and annihilation, who see everything and who are devoid of passionate attachment to anything are released from the bonds of karma.
Those who do not injure anybody or anything, whatsoever, mentally, verbally or physically and those who are not involved in anything are not bound by karma.
Those who refrain from violence to living beings, who possess good conduct and mercifulness, and who have equanimity to others’ hatred and love are released from the bonds of karma. They have self-control.

Those who are merciful to living beings, who are worthy of being trusted by living creatures and who have eschewed violent activities go to heaven.

Those who are indifferent to others’ assets, who always avoid other men’s wives and who enjoy the riches vi…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 1, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 1, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon till 10:26 PM. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Hastam Nakshatra till 2:00 AM on March 1. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi 1:34 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat. Moonrise time is at 9:59 PM.
Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi or the fourth day during dark phase of moon in the Magh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Phalgun Krishna Paksha Chaturthi or the fourth day during dark phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkha…