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Sri Krishna and Narakasura – The Story of Narakasura Vadha

Story of Sri Krishna and Narakasura is found in the Srimad Bhagavad Purana. Naraka Chaturdasi or Diwali in South India is based on the Narakasura Vadha story.
Legend has it that Demon Naraka, the son of Bhumi Devi, with the help of a boon from Brahma became very powerful. The boon was that he could only be killed by his mother Bhumi Devi. With such immense power Naraka lost his self control and his ego took over him. He started harassing people and demi-gods. He also forcibly took away the earrings of Aditi, the mother of devas.
Finally, the task of annihilating Naraka fell on Krishna. As always, a clever Lord Krishna asked his wife Satyabhama, an incarnation of Bhumi Devi, to accompany him to the battle against Naraka and be his charioteer.
The battle between Naraka and Krishna shook the entire world. During the battle, an arrow hits Krishna and he acts being unconscious.
Satyabhama could not tolerate this and she took the bow and arrow of Krishna and kills Demon Naraka.
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Surya Grahan 2014 in India – Solar Eclipse dates in 2014 in India – Surya Grahanam

Surya Grahan 2014 in India (Solar Eclipse dates) based on Hindu calendar – India Standard Time. There are two partial solar eclipses - Surya Grahan - in 2014. But the are not visible in India. Detail dates of Surya Grahan in 2014 are given below:
Surya Grahan on April 29, 2014 is not visible in India.
Surya Grahan on October 23, 2014 is not visible in India.

In fact next Solar Eclipse that is visible in  India is only in 2016.

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Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse in 2014 in India

Simha Rasi Color – Simh Rashi Lucky Colour

There are two colors that are dedicated to Simha Rasi and they are the lucky colour associated with the Rashi based on Moon astrology. The Simh Rashi lucky colours are Red and Rose. Wearing Red and rose colors color dress and wearing red color stones are good for this rashi people, especially while going for interview, work and for other auspicious events
Please note that some regions and communities have different colors for Simha Rashi like other shades of red or rose.
Wearing red or rose color dress for competitions, exams etc are lucky for Simh Rashi people.
You can wear red color precious stones like ruby etc for desire fulfillment.

January 2014 – Bengali Namkaran Dates in January 2014 – Naming Ceremony

Bengali Namkaran Dates in January 2014 based on Bengali Calendar and Panchika. Namakaran is the naming ceremony of the newly born child. The girl or boy child is given a name on the day. Here are the Bengali Namkaran Dates in January 2014:
January 2 January 13 January 16 January 17 January 22 January 23 and January 24, 2014.

A local astrologer might be able to find an auspicious period on other days in January 2014; especially a short period of time on a day.  The entire day might not be good but a short time he might be able to locate.

Wisdom of Rabindranath Tagore

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
Everything comes to us belongs to us if we have the capacity to receive it.
The real friendship is like fluorescence, it shines better when everything has darken.
Thoughts feeds itself with its own words and grows.
Rabindranath Tagore

Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 31, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 31, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha  Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha  Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the dark phase of moon till 7:56 PM on October 31. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the dark phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Uttraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra the full day and till 12:05 AM on November 1.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rasi till 5:22 AM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Govatsa Dwadasi
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Kartik Krishna Paksha  Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Vijayanama Samvatsa…

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