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Hindu Calendar 2012 with Tithi in pdf – Download Hindu Calendar 2012 for free

Hindu Calendar 2012 with Tithi in pdf for free download is based on Calendars followed in North India – Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. A month in this Hindu calendar begins after Purnima and ends on Purnima. All important festivals and fasting 2012 dates are marked in the calendar.

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Bhanu Pradosha

Bhanu Pradosha is observed when Pradosh Vrat falls on Sunday (Ravivar). Pradosh fasting is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. In 2017, Bhanu Pradosha are marked on September 3 and September 17. Bhanu is one among the numerous names of Surya, the Sun god.
Pradosh Vrat is observed on the 13 day of a lunar fortnight as per traditional Hindu calendar. To be observed as Bhanu Pradosh the Trayodasi or 13th day should fall on Sunday and it should be Trayodasi tithi during sunset.
Certain Hindu communities in South India observe special rituals on the day.

Essential nature of bondage is desire and its elimination is liberation - Ashtavakra

Whether feted or tormented, the wise man is always aware of his supreme self-nature and is neither pleased nor disappointed. The great souled person sees even his own body in action as if it were someone else’s, so how should he be disturbed by praise or blame?

The essential nature of bondage is nothing other than desire, and its elimination is known as liberation. It is simply by not being attached to changing things that the everlasting joy of attainment is reached.
Just as waves, foam and bubbles are not different from water, so all this which has emanated from oneself, is no other than oneself. In the same way that cloth is found to be just thread when analysed, so when all this is analysed it is found to be no other than oneself. Just as the sugar produced from the juice of the sugarcane is permeated with the same taste, so all this, produced out of me, is completely permeated with me. Ashtavakra Samhita
You may also like to read Ashtavakra Gita on Moksha

Today’s Hindu Calendar – September 23, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on September 23, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or eleventh day of the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi from 1:33 AM on September 23, 2011. Before 1:33 AM it is Dasami Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Pushya or Pusam or Pooyam Nakshatra till 10:31 PM on September 23, 2011. Afterwards it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pitru Paksha Shradh eleventh day. Ekadasi Shradh. Ekadasi Fasting – Indira Ekadashi Vrat.
Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ekadasi or eleventh day of the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Ashwin Krishna Paksha Ekadasi or eleventh day of the waning phase of moon in Ashvin month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pr…