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Punarvasu Nakshatra 2012 time and date – Punarpoosam Nakshatram in 2012

Punarvasu Nakshatram, also known as Punarpoosam in South India, is the seventh Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Punarvasu Nakshatra time dates in 2012. The astrological prediction of Punarvasu Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mithuna Raasi and Kataka Rashi. As per Hindu astrology birth star Punarvasu Nakshatra, falls under Mithuna Raasi or Gemini Zodiac and also Kataka Rasi or Cancer Zodiac. The first ¾ part of Punarvasu is in Mithuna Rashi and the last quarter is in Kataka Rashi. Mercury or Budha is the Lord of the birth star of the first three quarters. Chandra or moon is the Lord of the last quarter. The lucky color of Ardra is grey or Lead.
Punarvasu Nakshatra Days as per Indian Standard Time (IST)
January 9, 2012 – Monday – Punarvasu Nakshatra time from 4:52 AM on January 9, 2012 to 5:18 AM on January 10, 2012.
February 6, 2012 – Monday – Punarvasu Nakshatram time from 1:53 PM on February 5, 2012 to 2:10 PM on February 6.
March 4, 2012 – Sunday – Punarpoosam Nakshat…

Mauni Amavasya 2011 Date – Mauna Amavasya in Magh Month in 2011

Mauni Amavasya 2011 is the no moon day in the Magh month (January – February) as per the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Mauna Amavasya 2011 date is February 2. Mauna Amavasya is an important bathing date at during the annual Magh Mela and Magha Snan and Kumbh Mela. The word ‘mauna’ or ‘mauni’ means silence and several Hindus keep complete silence on the day. On Mauni Amavasya day, large number of Hindu devotees join Kalpavasis at Sangam in Prayag (Allahabad) and meditate the whole day. Thousands of Hindus from all around the world converge at Sangam to take bath on the day.According to Hinduism, ‘Mauna’ (silence) is one of the most important aspects of spiritual discipline. Derived from the word muni, a Sanyasi or saint, who practices silence, mauna ideally symbolizes a state of oneness with the Self. Mauna has also been described by Adi Shankaracharya as one of the three essential attributes of a Sanyasi.

Special Package Tour from Orissa Tourism to Watch Dhanu Yatra in 2009

Dhanu Yatra is the Worlds biggest open air theatre (festival) held annually at Bargarh in the western part of Orissa in Paush month (December – January). Dhanu Yatra 2009 is from December 21 to December 31, 2009. Now Orissa Tourism Development Corporation is offering a special package tour to watch Dhanu Yatra and explore some of the hidden treasures of Orissa which includes some eco-tourism spots in Western Orissa.You can read more about Dhanu Yatra in this earlier article – Dhanu Yatra when Lord Krishna and Kamsa Arrive at Bargarh in OrissaSpecial Package for Dhanu Yatra, Bargarh

Ardra Nakshatra 2012 time and dates – Thiruvathirai Nakshatram in 2012

Ardra Nakshatram, also known as Thiruvathirai or Tiruvathira or Arudara in South India, is the sixth Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Ardra Nakshatra time and dates in 2012. The astrological prediction of Ardra Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mithuna Raasi or Gemini Zodiac. Mercury or Budha is the Lord of the birth star. The lucky color of Ardra is green.

Magh Month 2011 – Magh Mahina Calendar in 2011

Magh month or Magh Mahina (January – February) is an auspicious Hindu month. Magh month 2011 starts on January 20, 2011 and ends on February 18, 2011. Magh Mahina is the 11th Hindu month in a traditional Hindu calendar except in Gujarat. Magh Month 2011 in calendars followed in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat begins on February 4, 2011 and ends on March 4, 2011. In Gujarat, Magh is the fourth month in a traditional Gujarati Calendar. Magh month in 2011 begins on January 20, 2011 as per North Indian calendars followed in Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and other parts of North India. It is a highly auspicious month and the Magh Mela and Magh Snan at Sangam in Prayag takes place in this month. Makar Sankranti , Saraswati Puja, Ratha Saptami and Basant Panchami are also observed in Magh month. Other of the important days include Mauni Amavasya and Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja. Some of…

Bhagavad Gita on Yoga and Yogi

Bhagavad Gita on YogaThat state in which the chitta, with its movements restrained by the practice of Yoga, finds rest; In which is experienced the joy of Spirit born of the higher mind intuiting the Spirit; In which the Yogi experiences that endless bliss which is beyond the knowledge of the senses but is intuited by the purified intellect; Wherein established, one does not waver from the Truth; Having obtained which no other gain is considered as greater; Remaining in which one is not shaken even by the heaviest of afflictions; Know that severance of connection with pain as what is designated as Yoga.Gita On YogiThe serene person who is absorbed in God, living thus in peace, is the true renunciate. Maintaining an even mind in heat and cold, pleasure and pain, honor and disgrace marks the spiritually mature. Maintaining physical, mental, and intellectual balance no matter how difficult the challenge, leads to permanent cheerfulness, which is the sure sign of a yogi. – Bhagavad Gita, …