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Evolution of Life and Hinduism – Theory of Evolution in Hindu Religion

Evolution of life on earth in Hinduism is based on the concept that all that is animate and inanimate evolved from the Supreme Truth called Brahman. Hindu religion believes that intelligence always exist, it is neither created nor destroyed. The evolutionary theory of the modern world states that unintelligent beings slowly evolve into animals, and then into intelligent human beings. Dr. Narayana P. Bhat, secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Hindu Cultural Center of North Alabama in United States, writes on the subject in al.com. In the article titled Evolution, from Hinduism's point of view: LifePoints he writes
Hinduism talks about the mental and spiritual evolution of the beings from ignorance to wisdom through progressive and successive intermediate states of partial ignorance and partial intelligence while modern science speaks of physical evolution starting with simple form of life which evolves to more complex systems of which man is the ultimate product.
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Anand Bhairav Puja – Ananda Bhairava

Anand Bhairav Puja is performed on the Shukla Paksha Ashtami, or eighth day of waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Anand Bhairav Puja 2018 date is February 23. The puja and rituals on the day are dedicated to Anand Bhairav form of Hindu God Shiva.

Ananda Bhairava form is believed to be a happy form of Bhairav. It must be noted that Bhairav is an angry manifestation of Shiva.

Pujas and rituals dedicated to Anand Bhairava are held on the day at the famous Baba Baidyanath Dham in Deoghar, Jharkhand.

J Krishnamurti - Words to Ponder

My fear is not of death but of losing my association with things belonging to me. My fear is always in relation to the known, not to the unknown. When thought is completely silent, there is a state of experiencing. It is essential to understand the seeker, before you try to find out what it is he is seeking. In order to change, one must be aware now, not deciding later or to think about it.

Today in Hindu Calendar – February 26, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on February 26, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Navami – ninth day of the waning phase of Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Krishna Paksha Paksha Navami Tithi till 4:35 PM. Afterwards it is Dasami or tenth day of waning phase of moon starts. All time based on India Standard Time. Magh Krishna Paksha Navami or 9th day of waning phase of moon in Magha month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Phalgun Krishna Paksha Navami or 9th day of waning phase of moon in Falguna month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi for sometime. Then it is Dhanu Rashi Nakshatra – Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 1:50 PM on Feb 26, 2011. Then onwards it is Moola or Moolam Nakshatra. 14th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Na…