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Lunar Eclipse in South Africa in December 2011 – Chandra Grahan Time on December 10

A Total lunar eclipse, Purna Chandra Grahan, will take place in South Africa on December 10, 2011. The eclipse begins in the afternoon of December 10, 2011. The time at Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria is from 2:46 PM to 6:18 PM on December 10, 2011. Hindu calendars and Panchangs have marked this Grahan and those observing fast and various rituals should observe it.
Total Lunar Eclipse December 10, 2011 Time in South Africa Eclipse begins at 2:46 PM on December 10, 2011 Total Eclipse begins at 4:06 PM Total Eclipse ends at 4:46 PM Eclipse ends at 6:18 PM on December 10, 2011

Daily Routine in Hinduism – About Dinacharya in Hindu Religion

Ancient teachers of Hindu tradition have mentioned about Dinacharya in various scriptures associated with Hinduism. Many of the teaching are today part of Ayurveda. Dinacharya means daily routine and it talks about the daily good practices that are essential for a good living.  Nisha Manikanthan writes about daily routine in Hindu tradition in an article titled ‘the perfect Dinacharya’ in express buzzPositive step - Step out of the bed and touch the ground with the leg on that side of the body wherein the flow of breath is dominant (check nostrils).

Clean up - Rinse with cold water. Water is an electrical conductor and can never irritate sensitive tissues. Wash hands, face, mouth and eyes with cool water. Clean nose, teeth and tongue. Meditate and exercise - Relax - do pranayama until the breath flows evenly through both nostrils. Meditate while centering your energy in the heart chakra or at the third eye. Take a short, slow walk in the fresh morning air. Surround yourself with simple …

Dadi Janki Quotes

When your mind creates upheaval, practice self governance. As you learn to rule your own thoughts with patience and kindness, you will better serve your aims.

Sometimes you must burrow to find the good qualities in your nature that have gone underground and then coax them to the surface. Stopping for a moment and being silent can bring the steadiness you need for this task.

Self respect is not a matter of what you are doing in your life, but rather of how you are doing it. It requires that you bring quality and virtue into each action, whatever that action maybe. Dadi Janki

Dadi Janki is associated with the BrahmaKumarisWorldSpiritualUniversity

Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 3, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on June 3, 2011 – Today is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya – Second day of waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya from 2:28 AM on June 3, 2011. Before 2:28 AM it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada. All time based on India Standard Time. Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 3:12 PM. Then onwards it is Ardra or Thiruvathirai or Arudara Nakshatra Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rasi till 2:50 AM. From 2:51 AM it is Mithuna Rasi. Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day of waxing phase of moon in Jaishata month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day of waxing phase of moon in Jaishata month 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. 20th day of