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Official website of Tiruchendur Murugan Temple in Tamil Nadu

TiruchendurMuruganTemple is one of the most famous shrines dedicated to Lord Muruga or Subrahmanya in Tamil Nadu. It is believed to be one of the six chosen spots of Lord Muruga and he is believed to have camped here before fighting and defeating demon Surapadma. TiruchendurMuruganTemple now has an official website with numerous facilities like e-seva, e-accommodation, e-hundi, e-donation and e-sales. A major highlight of the website is a flash-based virtual puja and the photo gallery. You need flash 8 installed to view the website properly. Perhaps the drawback of website is also that there is too much of flash. This might cause huge difficulties in viewing the website for many Indians who still use dial-up and narrowband. Those of you using older versions of Internet Explorer also might find it difficult to open the site.
You can visit the official website of TiruchendurMuruganTemple here - tiruchendur murugan temple

Gobinda Dwadasi – Govinda Dwadashi in Puri Jagannath Temple

Gobinda Dwadasi, or Govinda Dwadashi, is an auspicious day which falls on the 12th day during the waxing phase of the moon in Phalguna or Falgun month. In 2018, the date of Gobinda Dwadasi is February 27. Gobind Dwadasi is considered highly auspicious by Vishnu devotees. Gobinda Dwadasi is of great significance at the PuriJagannathTemple. A rare combination of calculations as per Hindu astrology and almanac taking place provides the opportunity to take holy dip at the Mahodadhi Teerth on Puri coast.

Mahodadhi Tirth is a six kilometer long stretch of the Puri Seacoast from Chakra Tirth to Swargdwar.

It is expected that more than thousands of devotees will take a dip at PuriJagannathTemple seacoast on the auspicious day of Gobinda Dwadasi Buda.

Dola Poornima Festival 2018 date in Orissa

Dola Purnima is the full moon day in the month of Phalgun as per the traditional calendar followed in Orissa. Dola Poornima coincides with the Holi festival and is the final day of the six-day festival which begins on the Phalgun Dasami day. In 2018, the date of Dola Purnima is March 1. The festival is also known as Dolajatra or Dol Yatra. In some region the festival ends only on the tenth day and it is known as Dasa Dola.

The highlights of the Dola Purnima are the swing festival of Radha and Krishna and burning of demons Holika and Mesha.

In Orissa, the play of Holi is held the day after Dola Purnima. You can find more details about Dola Purnima in this article.

Osho Thoughts on mind – the extrovert and introvert

The mind goes on dividing on every level of being. Wherever the mind looks, immediately it divides; division, to divide, is the nature of the mind. So we say, ‘above and below;’ we say ‘up and down;’ we say ‘this world and the other world’; we say ‘life and death; we say in and out’; ‘extroversion and introversion – but all the division are of the mind. The below is part of the above, the beginning of the above; up is nothing but the extension of down. Life and death are not two, but the same energy arising is life, the same energy dissolving is death. Our mind in are not two; the division is only mental. But we exist extrovertedly; we exist outside. The ordinary man exists outside; he never goes in. He moves further and further out, because desires can be fulfilled only in the outside; some object is needed to fulfill them. The object can be found in the outside; there is no object within – there is only subjectivity, there is only you. You need something to fulfill desires, so you m…

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