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Swami Vivekananda on True Devotion

Swami Vivekananda talks about true devotion through the story of two gardeners:

A rich man had a garden and two gardeners. One of these gardeners was very lazy and did not work; but when the owner came to the garden, the lazy man would get up and fold his arms and say, ‘How beautiful is the face of my master’, and dance before him.
The other gardener would not talk much, but would work hard, and produce all sorts of fruits and vegetables which he would carry on his head to his master who lived a long way off. Of these two gardeners, which would be the more beloved of his master?
Shiva is that master, and this world is His garden, and there are two sorts of gardeners here; the one who is lazy, hypocritical, and does nothing, only talking about Shiva’s beautiful eyes and nose and other features; and the other, who is taking care of Shiva’s children, all those that are poor and weak, all animals, and all His creation. Which of these would be the more beloved of Shiva? Certainly he that…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 19, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 19, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:49 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Magha or Magam Nakshatra till 12:49 AM. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sita Navami – Janaki Navami
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 - Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Vijayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka1935 - Vaishakh Shukla P…

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