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Vedanta Course from Chinmaya Mission – 2 year Residential Vedanta Course for Free

Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, associated with Chinmaya Mission, is providing an intensive residential Vedanta Course of two year duration – the course covers the important vedantic texts along with Sanskrit studies, meditation, satsangs etc. Graduates – aged below 30 – can apply for the course. The selected students live the life of sadhaks as per the guidance of the Acharya in line with the ancient Gurukula System. The candidates selected for the Vedanta Course stay in the Sandeepany Sadhanalaya Ashram at Powai, Mumbai, India. You can find details about the course here at the Sandeepany Sadhanalaya website. You can find a short video the course below

Bhim Chandi 2017 date – Bhimchandi Jayanti

Bhim Chandi Jayanti is associated with the victories of Bhima, the second of the Pandavas. Bhim Chandi Jayanti 2017 date is August 9. In the Mahabharata, Yudhishtira performs a Rajasuya Yajna and his four brothers were sent in four directions to thwart the enemies of Pandavas. Bhima proceeded towards the east and here he defeated numerous kings of the region.

Bhim Chandi Jayanti is mainly is observed in the Vindhyachal region and it celebrates these victories of Bhim.

It is observed on the second day of the Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month (August – September) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Swami Tejomayananda – Pearls of Wisdom

Happiness is a serious matter. A superficial approach to anything leads one to trouble. Only deeper enquiry will take us to the truth. We consider what we experience with our sense organs as real. No wonder, we find the world enchanting with its infinite variety and matchless beauty. But when we try to understand the same world a little deeply, it becomes very mind-boggling. This proves that the visible is immaterial, and the invisible is more significant. What is visible is only an appearance and we all know that appearances are deceptive. The one truth that is not visible is subtle, and it is this truth that will solve all problems. To see this truth, we need a pure mind and subtle intellect. This is why we need a noble vision. It helps us perceive that one “Truth” which pervades the multiple and diverse world of names and forms. Such a vision can make all the difference. It can help us see oneness in the midst of variety; it can protect us in the face of temptation, frustration and …

Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 27, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 27, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Dasami – tenth day of waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Dasami till 6:19 PM on May 27, 2011. Afterwards it is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi or eleventh day of the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time. Nakshatra – Purvabhadrapada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 1:39 AM. Then onwards it is Uttarabhadrapada or Uthiradam Nakshatra Rashi or Moon Sign –  Meena Rasi. Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Dasami or tenth day of the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Jyeshta Krishna Paksha Dasami or tenth 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. 13th day of Vaigasi Masam in…