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Kailash Kund Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir

Kailash Kund Yatra is annually held from Bhaderwah in Jammu and Kashmir to the abode of Vasuki Nag (Serpent Vasuki associated with Shiva). Kailash Kund Yatra 2017 is from August 14 to August 21. It is annually held from Krishna Paksha Saptami in Bhadrapad month (August – September). The yatra begins on the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad and ends on the no moon day in the month as per traditional calendar followed in North India.
Located at an altitude of 14,500 feet, Kailash Kund is a crater lake and remains frozen for greater part of the year. The lake defreeze during the yatra period. A holy dip in the Kailash Kund  helps in redemption of sins. It is also believed that the holy bath during the Bhadrapad month helps in fulfilling wishes.
Kailash Kund is located near Ram Tung, which is around 215 km from Jammu city.
The 22-km Kailash pilgrimage begins from the Shari Vasuki Nag Ji Temple at Gatha Bhaderwah town in Doda District of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Tripushkar Yog September 2017 Date and Time

Tripushkar Yog is associated with Hindu astrology and is a good day and time to buy property, house, gold, vehicle, etc. Tripushkar Yoga September 2017 date is September 2, 3 and 12. The yog is a combination of particular day, Nakshatra and tithi as per Hindu astrology and lunar calendar. The belief is that investments made on the day will increase three times.
September 2, 2017 - Tripushkar Yog is from 8:12 AM to before sunrise on Sept 3

September 3 - time is sunrise to 9:28 AM

September 12 - sunrise to 9:25 AM

Pearls of Wisdom – Ramayan

Discharge of one’s duties without desire of outcome is the means of attaining the goal.
Truth, charity, penance, detachment, friendliness, purity, straight forwardness, knowledge and the service to his preceptors are the real characteristics of Sri Ram.
When there is no ego, there is no suffering.
Lust is like a huge tree covered by the creepers of desire. Ramayan


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Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 19, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 19, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Panchami or fifth day of the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi till 7:17 AM on August 19, 2011. After 7:17 AM on August 19, 2011 it is Sashti Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Revathi Nakshatra till 4:50 AM on August 19, 2011. Afterwards it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 4:50 AM. Afterwards it is Mesha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Panchak ends at 4:50 AM.
Shravan Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day of the dark phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day of the dark phase of moon in Bhadra month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jamm…