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Naladiyar Quotes

Naladiyar is a Tamil classic literary work – teachings on morality, virtue, wealth and love. The seed of the banyan tree, though exceedingly small, grows into a large tree and affords abundant shade; in like manner, however small may be the benefit of a virtuous act, it covers as it were the face of heaven.

Learning is the best of all wealth; it is easy to carry, thieves cannot steal it, the tyrants cannot seize it; neither water nor fire can destroy it; and far from decreasing, it increases by giving.

Understand that these things are unstable which thou deemest stable. Therefore do quickly the duties in thy power to perform if thou wouldst do them at all, for the days of life are gone, and even now death is come.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 22, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 22, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Panchami – fifth day of waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Panchami till 11:49 AM on May 22, 2011. After 11:49 AM it is Krishna Paksha Sashti or sixth day of the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time. Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthiradam till 6:07 PM. Afterwards it is Shravan or Thiruvonam Nakshatram. Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rasi. Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Panchami or fifth day of the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Jyeshta Krishna Paksha Panchami or fifth day of the waning phase of moon in Jyeshta month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. 8th day of Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calenda…