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Read Oriya Ramayan Online in Hindi – Dandi Ramayana from Orissa

Dandi Ramayana is a popular version of the Ramayan from Orissa. It is written by Balarama Dasa and is in Oriya (Odia). Now a Hindi version of the Oriya Ramayan is available online. You can read it online for free. Currently there is no option to download.
Dandi Ramayana is not a literal translation of the Valmiki Ramayan. Odia customs and tradition and folk tales are woven into the main story. Sri Ram during his search for Mata Sita visits numerous sacred places in Orissa – not part of the original Valmiki Ramayan.
LinkRead Dandi Ramayana Online in Hindi

Panchatantra Quotes

God befriends the man who climbs the highest point of determination.
Go however far to find honest joy.
Learn from any who is wise, though a boy.
The true seems often false, the false seem true – appearances deceive, so think it through.
Results are achieved only by action not by riding the chariot of the mind.
Panchatantra

Today’s Hindu Calendar – July 2, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on July 2, 2011 – Today is Shukla Paksha Pratipada – first day of the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada or first day of the waxing phase of moon till 1:23 PM. Afterwards it is Dwitiya or second day. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punarpusam or Punirtham Nakshatra till 11:23 PM. Afterwards it is Pushya or Pusam or Puyam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi till 5:23 PM. Afterwards it is Karka Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Ashada Shukla Paksha Pratipada orfirst day of the waxing phase of moon in Ashad month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

Ashad Shukla Paksha Pratipada or first day of the waxing 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 Kash…