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Radhakund Snan – Holy Bath on Bahulashtami in Radhakunda in Vrindavan

Radhakund Snan is an important bathing ritual associated with Lord Krishna and Radha. Radhakunda Snan is observed during the midnight on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month as per traditional North Indian Hindu calendar. Radhakund Snan 2017 date is October 12. Radhakund is a sacred pond located in Vrindavan and is associated with the legend of Lord Krishna and Radha.

Legend has it that Lord Krishna killed Demon Aristasura who appeared in the form of a bull. But Radha was not pleased with this divine act and asked Lord Krishna to bath in the holy rivers and purify the sin of killing a bull before talking with her.

To satisfy Radha, Krishna created a pond with his right heel and invited all the holy rivers in the world to fill the bond with their waters. The pond was soon filled with water of all holy rivers and came to be known as Shyamkund. Krishna took bath in the pond and Radha was satisfied. But Krishna was in a playful mood and said, ‘Look what I have created for you…

How Forgiving the Person Who Copies Your Website Content Makes You a Better Human Being

Copying website content and ideas are illegal and is copyright violation. No hardworking person will forgive such violations and it should not be forgiven. This is just my personal opinion and it is not for encouraging copying of content because many people view non-violent methods as weakness.There is a particular website published by a guy from Hyderabad(it seems he has a dozen of blogs on several blogging platforms publishing the same content) that regularly copies the content and ideas of Hindu Blog. If today we publish ‘xxxx Vrata’ by evening or by tomorrow evening it will appear as ‘xxxx Vrat’ on his website. Same is the case with a new content idea that is generated on Hindu Blog. The website publishes our content with cosmetic changes or mutilating our content or a single article of ours as three different articles. Naturally, I should get angry and retaliate.I did get angry and I did shoot out a couple of emails in the beginning. But later I realized that by getting angry I a…

Kartika Masam 2010 in Telugu and Kannada Calendars – Kartik Month

Kartika Masam, popularly known as Kartik month, is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Kartika Masam 2010 begins on November 7 and ends on December 5 for Telugu and Kannada calendars. The month is considered auspicious by both Lord Shiva and Vishnu devotees. In South India, the month is also dedicated to Lord Muruga who is also known as Kartik and Skanda. Kartika Masam Purnima (full moon day) is on November 21 and Kartika Masam Amavasi is on December 5 (No moon day). Kartika Masam Shukla Paksham in 2010 on November 7 and ends on November 21.Kartika Masam Krishna Paksham in 2010 begins on November 22 and ends on December 5. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days in Kartika Masam in 2010 as per Telugu and Kannada Calendars are -
November 7th – Bali Padyami November 10th – Nagula Chavithi November 10th  – Trilochana Gauri Vratam November 11th  – Naga Panchami November 12th  – Naga Shasti November 17th – Utthana Ekadashi Novembe…

Gurumayi Chidvilasananda Thoughts

Gurumayi Chidvilasananda is the present spiritual head of the Siddha Yoga path.Give whatever you give with love, then even the tiniest pebble you offer will have a great meaning. When you meditate, the silence of the senses illumines the presence of God within. Most people, most of the time, are under the influence of the ego. Now, when someone is driving under the influence of alcohol, a policeman can pull that drunk driver over and measure the level of inebriation. But what policeman has the authority to pull you over and give you an egolizer test? You are driving, living, acting and speaking under the influence of the ego.The more you contemplate the teachings, the more they enter you. Gurumayi Chidvilasananda