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Book – Comparison of Durga Saptashati and Soundarya Lahiri in Hindi with Meaning

The Hindi book titled ‘Durgasaptashati Evam Saundaryalahiri ka Tulnatmak Anusheelan’ compares – Durga Saptashati and Soundarya Lahiri - the two important texts in Hinduism that explores the unimaginable world of the Universal Mother – Goddess Shakti. Mother Goddess is formless and beyond imagination but for the sake of her devotees She takes various forms through which her children can reach her.
Durga Saptashati, in Markandeya Purana, and Soundarya Lahiri, by Adi Shankaracharya, have been guiding the children of Mother Goddess in understanding her diverse forms and attributes. The book beautifully unravels the concept of Brahman that is brought out in the two texts.
From the flyer
Since the inception of Creation, woman has always been adored as a symbol of strength (Shakti) and beauty (Saundarya). In reality, the importance of woman begins in the foremost ancient text of the Rigveda in its Vak Sukta. Upanishads also mention "Usha Devi" as eternally young woman. This trend co…

Tripushkar Yoga August 2017 Date and Time

Tripushkar Yog is associated with Hindu astrology and is followed by many Hindu communities. The day and time when the yog falls is auspicious for buying property, gold, vehicle, etc. There is no Tripushkar Yoga in August 2017. The yog is a combination of particular day, Nakshatra and tithi as per Hindu astrology and lunar calendar.
Tripushkar Yog There is no Tripushkar Yog in August 2017

Satya Sai Baba Teachings

When you pile up riches, fear and anxiety are also piling up in proportion.
Character makes life immortal. It survives even death. Some say knowledge is power, but this is not true. Character is power.
Life is best spent in alleviating pain, assuaging distress, and promoting peace and joy. The service of man is more valuable than what you call “service to God.” God has no need of your service.
Death is not a deplorable event; it is the journey’s end, the owner getting out of the car when the time is up and the goal is reached. It is a consummation, a happy conclusion, or at least it ought to be, if only all are wise enough to treat it as such and be prepared for it. Satya Sai Baba

Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 5, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 5, 2011 – Shukla Paksha Sashti or sixth day of the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi till 11:22 AM on August 5, 2011. After 11:22 AM it is Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day of the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note –Shukla Paksha Sashti and Saptami is marked for the day in Calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatra till 12:29 AM on August 5, 2011. Afterwards it is Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatram till 10:42 PM. Then onwards it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 11:31 AM. Afterwards it is Tula Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Jivantika Puja.
Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti or the sixth day of the bright phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Note –Shukla Paksha Sashti and Saptami is marked for the day in Calendars follo…