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Rath Yatra July 2011 in Puri

Rath Yatra, the world famous chariot festival, at the PuriJagannathTemple is celebrated on the second day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu month of Ashadha. Rath Yatra July 2011 date is July 3. On this day, chariots (Ratha) carrying Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra will be pulled to the GundichaTemple, here the deities visit their aunt. At PuriJagannathTemple, Sri Krishna is worshipped as ‘Jagannath’ – ‘master of the universe.’ Balabhadra is the elder brother of Lord Krishna and Subhadra is his younger sister. The making of the Raths for the annual yatra begin on the Akshaya Tritiya day. The main rituals associated with Puri Rath Yatra festival is spread over a month and several rituals, like Snana Purnima and Anasara, take place during this period. On this day, thousands of people will pull the three huge chariots carrying Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra through the grand road (Bada Danda) to the GundichaTemple. The three deities enter the temple of their aunt on t…

What happens tomorrow is essentially created today with right kind of thought and actions – Sadhguru Thoughts

Tomorrow is the biggest demon in your life. Most of your life and energies are spent on a tomorrow that never comes in your experience of life. Tomorrow is an idea for which we must plan, but we can never live it. Whatever you need to do and experience in your life, you can only experience it today. You never experience tomorrow; it is just your imagination, and yesterday is only your memory. So exorcising this demon from your life is a spiritual process in that you begin to live your life, not just imagine your life. What happens tomorrow is essentially created today with the right kind of thought, emotions and actions. If you wish to do anything, whether it concerns your internal or external well-being, creating the necessary atmosphere is a must. Whether you want to run a business or lead a peaceful family life, maintain perfect health or a peaceful state of mind, unless you create the necessary atmosphere, there is no prospect of things happening well. A tomorrow does not fall upon …

Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 5, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 5, 2011 – Today is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya - second day of the waxing phase of moonin Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya till 1:57 PM. Afterwards it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya or third day of the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time. Nakshatra – Krittika or Kartika or Karthigai Nakshatra till 5:35 AM. Afterwards it is Rohini Nakshatram. Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishaba Rasi Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Parashuram Jayanti in most regions Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day of the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Vaishakha Shukla Paksha Dvitiya or second day of the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. 22nd day of Chithirai…