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Rig Veda in Hindi – Download Rig Veda in pdf for free

Rig Veda is one of the holiest texts in Hinduism and is the earliest of the four Vedas. Now you can download Rig Veda in Hindi thanks to the archive project. The entire Rig Veda in Hindi is in pdf format and you can download it for free.
It is popularly believed the Vedas is of divine origin and composed by no man. Popular belief is that the divine words were first compiled Veda Vyasa. Vedas are considered to be an eternal text and is rediscovered during each new cosmic era.
Link:Download Rig Veda in PDF format
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Note – The pdf file is big nearly 210 MB.

Chatur Masam

Chatur Masam is the four holy months in Hindu tradition and the Vrata is followed throughout India by many Vaishnava communities. Chatur Masam begins on July 4, 2017 ends on October 31, 2017. The holy period is for four months and it begins from the Deva Shayani Ekadasi in Ashada month and ends on Utthana Ekadasi in Kartik Month.
Some Hindu communities start the Chatur Masam on July 31 on Ashada Purnima (Guru Purnima).
The four months is of great importance to Sri Hari devotees as this period is believed to be the night time of Vishnu. Srihari Vishnu goes into deep slumber during the period.
The four months occurs during the monsoon season and most of the important festivals in Hinduism take place during this period. Numerous different times of Upvaas and rituals are observed during this period.
You can find details on how to observe Chatur Masam Vratam here.
You can find more details about Chatur Masam – the four holy months in Hinduism here.

Swami Vivekananda – Words to Think

For the world can be good and pure, only if our lives are good and pure.

Everyone has to die, the saint or the sinner, the rich or the poor. The body never remains for anyone. Arise and awake and be perfectly sincere.

Every evil thought or deed or hatred, or any other thought or reaction if it is controlled, will be laid in our favor. It is not that we lose by thus restraining ourselves; we are gaining infinitely more.

Really good and evil are one and the same, and are in our mind. When the mind is tranquil neither good nor evil affects it…We must find we are beyond good and evil.
Swami Vivekananda

Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 25, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on June 25, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Navami – ninth day of waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Navami till 7:59 AM on June 25. Afterwards it is Dasami Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Revathi Nakshatra till 2:17 PM. Afterwards it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rasi till 2:17 PM. Then onwards it is Mesha Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Panchak ends at 2:17 PM.

Jyeshta Krishna Paksha Navami or ninth day of waning phase of moon in Jaishata month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

Ashada Krishna Paksha Navami or ninth day of waning phase of moon in Ashada month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

10th day of Aani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil…