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Vivekachudamani pdf Download - English Translation of Adi Shankaracharya’s Vivekachoodamani

Adi Shankaracharya’s Vivekachudamani which means ‘crest-jewel of discrimination’ is a masterpiece on Advaita Vedanta. This particular English translation of Vivekachoodamani in pdf format contains the entire text and notes and is translated by Swami Madhavananda. The book was published in 1921.
Link – You can download the Vivekachudamani pdf here – you need to have pdf reader installed.
Link – You can read Vivekachudamani in book format here.

Telugu Vaishakh Masa 2018 – Vaishaka Masam in Telugu Calendar in 2018

Vaishakh Masa is the second month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Vaishak Masam 2018 is from April 17 to May 15. Some of the auspicious days in the month include Akshya Tritiya, Narasimha Jayanti, Vyasa Jayanthi and Kurma Jayanti.

Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 3, 2018 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Vaishak Masam Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Vaishak Masam Telugu calendar 2018 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 17 to April 30. Vaishak Masa 2018 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 1 to May 15.

Purnima in Telugu Vaishakh month Vaishak Purnima or Full moon day is on April 30. The Purnima begins at 6:37 AM on April 29 and ends at 6:28 AM on April 30. Purnima fasting is on April 29.

Amavasi in Telugu Vaishakh month Vaishak Amavas or No moon day is on May 15, 2018. The day is observed as Shani Jayanti, Savitri Amavasya and Vat Savitri Amavasya Puja. The Amavas…

Hindu Puranas on end of life on Earth

After a drought lasting many years, seven blazing suns will appear in the firmament; they will drink up all the waters. Then the wind-driven fire will sweep over the earth, consuming all things; penetrating to the nether world it will destroy what is there in a moment; it will burn up the universe. (Vishnu Purana)

Age of destruction is so horrible that there is no rainfall for one hundred years. People have no food to eat and are compelled to eat one another. Overpowered by what is wrought by time, men gradually lead themselves to utter destruction. (Bhagavad Purana)This seems to be a warning …the way we are destroying earth what is mentioned in Puranas is a possibility in future…