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Sri Narasimha Saraswati Jayanti – Sri Narsingh Sarasvati Birth Anniversary

Sri Narasimha Saraswati is believed to be the second avatar of Sri Dattatreya. Sri Narsingh Sarasvati Birth Anniversary is annually held on Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya. Sri Sri Narasimha Saraswati 2017 date is December 20.
Sri Narasimha Saraswati is believed to have lived during the 14th century at Karanja in Maharashtra. He showed spiritual inclination as a young child. His childhood name was Narhari. He learned the Vedas and other scriptures. He followed the life of a Brahmachari. He left home at an early age and took Sanayasa at Kashi and changed his name to Sri Narasimha Saraswati.
He settled in Gangapur in Karnataka after traveling to many places in India.
Sri Narasimha Saraswati is believed to have performed numerous miracles and this is detailed in the Guru Charita. He is believed to have had several disciples and helped many devotees to travel in the path of self realization.
Apart from Karanja, the places where he gave sermons center of pilgrimages and few of them are Narso…

Kalaseshwara Temple at Kalasa in Chikmagalur District in Karnataka

KalaseshwaraTemple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva and is located at Kalasa in Chikmagalur District in Karnataka. The temple is also known as Agastya Kshetra as the temple is associated with Sage Agastya. The temple is located in KalasaVillage which is around 96 KM from Chikmagalur. It is believed that the temple existed before 10th century AD. Story of the KalaseshwaraTemple at Kalasa in Skanda Purana Importance of the temple is mentioned in the Thungabhadra Khand of Skanda Purana. It is believed that two saints named Mitra and Varuana were meditating on the banks of the ThungabhadraRiver. Indra, the king of the Devas, feared that he will be overthrown by the brothers as they were becoming spiritually more powerful.
To create hindrance in the austerity of the brothers, Indra deputed Urvashi, the celestial woman. Urvashi was able to create passion in the mind of brothers. The semen that flowed from Mitra was collected by Devas in a Kalasha (pot). Rishi Agastya later appeared from the …

Be Silent yourself, that will induce Silence in others – Sathya Sai Baba

You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.
I am you; you are ME. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine.
Be Silent yourself, that will induce Silence in others.
Dedication ensures success; purifies inner vision and gives lasting joy.
When you feel you cannot do good, at least desist from doing evil. Sathya Sai Baba

Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 28, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 28, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon till 1:36 AM on December 28. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon.
Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 3:54 PM. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting – Safala Ekadasi Vrat. (This Ekadasi fasting will observed tomorrow in Maharashtra and Gujarat)
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Paush Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and K…

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