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Understanding Lust and Anger Through Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita notes that ‘dwelling on sense objects leads to attachment; attachment gives rise to desire, and desire breeds anger. Anger generates delusion, and delusion results in loss of memory; from loss of memory, destruction of discernment, and loss of discernment spells the person’s ruin.’ Lust and anger are two emotions that can completely hijack one’s body and mind: When a person first abuses me, I know I am going to be angry. Anger is one thing, I another; but before I realize it, I am turned into anger itself.

However, those attempting to control lust and anger notice something interesting: Our psychophysical system cannot sustain a strong upsurge of lust or anger for long; allowed time, both drop away as rapidly as they arise, albeit only to rise again a little later. This total identification with lust and anger is a false identification of the self; to the thoughtful, the subsequent release from their spell should provide insight into the ‘illusory’ nature of their …

Hindu Calendar – June 21, 2018

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, June 21, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It isShukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 7:50 AM on June 21. Then onward it isShukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 6:37 AM on June 22. All time based on India Standard Time.
Good – Auspicious time on June 21, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day. Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthram Nakshatram till 5:46 AM on June 21. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 5:16 AM on June 22.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Uttaraphalguni or Uthram Nakshatram till 1:19 AM on June 21. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 1:27 AM on June 22.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 5:14 PM on June 22.

Ambubachi Mela 2018 date – Ambubasi Festival 2018 in Kamakhya Devi Temple Assam

Ambubachi Mela, also known as Ambubasi festival, is held annually during monsoon in the KamakhyaDeviTemple at Guwahati, Assam. In 2018, the beginning date of Ambubachi Mela is June 22 and the festival ends on June 25. The temple reopens on June 25, 2018. The fair comes to an end on June 26. The Ambubachi festival is related to the Tantric cult and is also known as Kamkhya Devi Puja. It is believed that Goddess Kamakhya goes through her menstrual cycle during these days and therefore the temple remains closed for three days (June 22, 23 and June 24). The festival celebrates the harmony between the reproductive female body and the cycles of nature.

Ambubachi Mela is also known as Ameti or Tantric fertility festival and is a four-day mela (fair). It is closely associated with the Tantric Shakti cult prevalent in eastern parts of India and is famous due to the assembling of Tantric Sadhus from India and abroad. Some of these Tantric Babas appear before public only during these four days.

Kanya Rashi July 2018 predictions – Rashifal – Kanya Rashi July 2018 Good Dates As Per Hindu Astrology

Virgo Zodiac is known as Kanya Rashi in Hindu Astrology and this July 2018 Rashifal is based on Moon astrology. In July 2018, Kanya Rashi born people will see increase in stature. Kanya Rashi July 2018 Good Dates Good, lucky and auspicious dates in July 2018 for Kanya Rashi, or Virgo Zodiac, are July 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 22, 23, 30 and July 31.

Kanya Rashi July 2018 predictions You will get new position and added responsibility for some. You will be recognized for your talent. Financially it is a good period. You might get into controversy or scandals. There will be new beginnings. Loans will be approved. Business people will have a good month. You might become lethargic. Health will improve. You will show progress in many areas. Marriage related matters would reach a conclusion. Travels will be successful. There will be new romantic relationships. Students will have a good month. You will be haunted by bad dreams.

For Happy Married Life Perform Puja of Maa Chandraghanta

As per Kalpurusha Siddhanth, Maa Chandraghanta is associated with 2nd and 7th house of a person in horoscope or janam kundali. 2nd and 7th house is associated with love, desire, happiness and married life. Therefore one should perform puja of Maa Chandraghanta for a happy married life. Here is a brief idea on how to perform puja of Maa Chandraghanta along with mantra. When to Perform Maa Chandraghanta Puja? The third day during the waxing phase of moon in a Hindu lunar calendar – Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi. The third day after amavasya or no moon in a Hindu calendar.

How to Perform Maa Chandraghanta Puja? The puja should be performed early in the morning or during pradosh period (starting 1.5 hours before sunset).The person performing the puja should take bath and wear pink color dress.The puja should be performed in the southeast direction of the house.Keep the painting or sculpture of Maa Chandraghanta on a pink color cloth.Offer prayers to Ganesha in mind.Light lamp using coconut …

Ramchandi Temple at Kosala Village in Angul District in Odisha

Ramchandi Temple is located at Kosala Village on the Angul – Bagedia road and is around 28 km from Angul town in Odisha. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Ramchandi, who is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti.

She is a village deity and is also associated with Tantric worship.

A powerful deity, she is worshipped by married couples for healthy children. The belief is that barren women conceive after offering prayers here.
The most important festival in the temple is observed on Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Dwitiya or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad month. This is known as Ramchandi Yatra or Kadauli Yatra.

A Positive Mind – The Key to Success

Cultivate a positive mind and weed out all forms of negativity. You can either have a positive or negative mindset for any given situation.
When you cultivate a positive mindset, you see a million opportunities and there are hope and courage. You are like the cactus that grows, flowers, feeds and is home to insects even in the driest places on earth. You believe that you can reach your goals and achieve your dreams in spite of the tough situations and harsh conditions. 
Positivity means you are not ready to fail and give up. You are like the tiny droplets that fall on a rock and eventually make a hole in the rock.
A person with positive mind sees opportunities. But when we have a negative mind we see scarcity and no hope. Positive mind looks to find something fresh. The negative mind tries to see all kinds of problems and pessimism in any given situation and opportunity.
Negative mind pushes you back – oh there is no chance…Positive mind nudges you forward – let us give it a try.