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Importance of Yellow Colored Rice Grains on Hindu Wedding Cards

It is a practice to stick yellow colored rice grains on the wedding cards by many Hindu communities. This is because yellow color is considered highly auspicious – yellow stands for prosperity and love and is also associated with learning.

The practice of giving uncooked Rice grains mixed with yellow is more popular in rural areas in North India and western parts of India.

The yellow colored rice is often kept inside the card or stuck on the cards. Another key element that is a must in a Hindu wedding card is Sri Ganesha.

Today – June 15, 2011 – is Vat Purnima Vrat

Today – June 15, 2011 – is Vat Purnima Vrat. Vat Purnima fasting is observed by married women for the well being of their husbands in certain parts of India. The fast is based on Savitri Satyavan legend in the Mahabharata. The Vrat is observed during Poornima (Full moon) in the month of Jyeshtha and is more popular in Gujarat and Maharashtra.
You can find more details about Vat Purnima in this article

Anandamurti Gurumaa – Words of Inspiration

Don’t say that you are ill fated by your karma, just have a fire in your heart and be very adamant in your prayer and be very-very sincere in your prayer. And if you are a real seeker then soon you would be able to clear up this foggy state of mind.

Freedom comes from wisdom, which comes with knowledge and courage. So be courageous, be wise and fly! No one can stop you.

Hope is neither positive nor negative. But when you cling on to your hope and are so adamant and stubborn that it must be fulfilled, you have opened up all the doors for depression and pain and aggression. True, without hope, how would you live your life? But if hope is going to be the reason to bring depression in your life, then I would say, don’t have any hope. Just do your work. Don’t look for the rewards or awards once your work has finished.

Difficulties and frustrations are a part of human life and no one can run away from them. Don’t ever dare to. None has ever been able to run away from frustrations or kick away…