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Lahoo – Online Comic based on little known Story of Lord Ram – Pushpuck Series

Lahoo is the second comic in the comic series titled Pushpuck and narrates the tale of a boy named Lahoo and about a cow – an incarnation of Mother Earth. This cow had prayed to Srihari Vishnu to save the earth from demons like Ravana. During old age this cow was abandoned by its owner. But Lahoo goes in search of it and saves it from becoming the prey of a wild animal. The conversation between Lahoo and the cow narrates all his past incidents. Later Lord Ram pays respect to the Cow. You can read the comic Lahoo online here for free. You may also like to read Pushpuck – Online Comic Book Based on the Forgotten Tales from Hindu Tradition – First Story Tarak

Pitra Visarjani Amavas – Pitru Visarjani Amavasya

Pitra Visarjani Amavasi is observed on the no moon day in the month of Ashvina (September – October) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Pitra Visarjani Amavas 2017 date is September 19. The day is popularly known as Mahalaya Amavasya. Please note that the corresponding Amavasya in calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra is the Bhadrapad Amavas.

Pitra Visarjani is an important ceremony dedicated to the dead parents, relatives and other ancestors. Performing this ceremony during the Pitru Paksha period is considered highly meritorious.

Ramesh Balsekar Thoughts on Enlightenment

From enlightenment one attains real bliss. Real bliss is the absence of even wanting the bless. It is total acceptance or total surrender. With total acceptance there is surge of great tranquility, peace and trust. Enlightenment is an understanding in phenomenality of what the position is. It is an understanding pure and simple in which there is no comprehender and no one to surrender anything. This understanding can only come at the proper time and no one can say when. So long as there is expectation and a ‘me’ wanting, it is difficult that it may occur. Enlightenment is the removal of the identification with the individual body-mind-mechanism. In a jnani (the enlightened one) there is no separate doer. All concepts have ceased. All that has changed is the jnani’s attitude, the perspective and understanding. A jnani merely witnesses. A jnani witnesses even his role. A jnani witnesses all the reaction, without getting involved. He does not react nor does he accept.
Ramesh Balsekar

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