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Video of Vaishno Devi Temple – Video Guide on How to Visit the Vaishnodevi Shrine

Vaishno Devi Ji Temple is located at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir and is visited annually by more than 5 million devotees. The temple is located on the folds Trikuta - a three-peaked mountain. The murti of Goddess Vaishnodevi is in the form of three natural rock formations.  There are two videos embedded below the first is a small introduction. The second is a complete guide on how to visit the Vaishnodevi Shrine.

Words to Ponder – Sayings from Mahabharata

Anger is a great vice. So too is pride. Together they can destroy a man’s commonsense. Their explosive combination can even destroy his basic sense of self preservation. When a person is strong, valorous, skilled and intelligent, why question his lineage? Like a river’s noble course, deeds should proclaim the warrior. Though one may be reputed to be a great teacher, it is his student’s prowess that will prove the worth of his teachings. Not just by words but by deeds must he prove his merit as a great teacher.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 23, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 23, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Sashti – sixth day of waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Sashti or sixth day of the waning phase of moon till 11: 29 PM. Afterwards it is Saptami or seventh day.  All time based on India Standard Time. Nakshatra – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 9:18 am on April 23, 2011. Afterwards it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatram. Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rasi. Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Sashti or sixth day in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Shashti or sixth day in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. 10th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. 10th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar i…