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Bhishma Sayings in the Mahabharat

There is no doubt that all teerthas are capable of purifying man. But the best of all Teerthas which is capable of purifying man is – Truth. On should bathe in the Tirtha called the mind which cannot be fathomed, which has no stain and which is pure. This tirtha has Truth for its waters and the lake of the mind made up of understanding. Once a man bathes in this Manasasarovara, he becomes heir to sincerity, greatness, truthfulness, compassion, self-restraint and tranquility. Only Dharma, righteousness, follows the human body that has been abandoned by all (while living or after death). That is the only friend of man and that is the one thing that should be sought by man. Earthly bondages are so easily formed. It is easy for anyone to nurture the plant of attachment which is but another name for death.

Today in Hindu Calendar – February 27, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on February 27, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Dasami – tenth day of the waning phase of Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Krishna Paksha Paksha Dasami Tithi till 5:10 PM. Afterwards it is Ekadasi or eleventh day of waning phase of moon starts. All time based on India Standard Time. Magh Krishna Paksha Dasami or 10th day of waning phase of moon in Magha month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dasami or 10th 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 – Dhanu Rashi Nakshatra – Moola or Moolam Nakshatra till 2:55 PM on Feb 27, 2011. Then onwards it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra. 15th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. 15th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam C…