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A mind must be capable of being a light to itself – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Freedom is to be a light to oneself; then it is not an abstraction, a thing conjured up by thought. Actual freedom is freedom from dependency, attachment, from the craving for experience. Freedom from the very structure of thought is to be a light to oneself. In this light all action takes place and thus it is never contradictory. Contradiction exists only when that light is separate from action, when the actor is separate from action.
A mind must be capable of standing alone, of being a light to itself. Following another, belonging to a group, following methods of meditation laid down by an authority, by tradition, is totally irrelevant to one who investigates into the question of whether there is something eternal, timeless, something that is not measurable by thought, that operates in our daily life.
There is a difference between isolation and aloneness, between loneliness and being able to stand by yourself clearly, unconfused, uncontaminated. Jiddu Krishnamurti Source - This light in…

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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on September 25, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or thirteenth day of the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Trayodashi Tithi till 9:25 PM September 25, 2011. After 9:25 PM it is Chaturdasi Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 8:51 PM on September 25, 2011. Afterwards it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pitru Paksha Shradh thirteenth day. Trayodasi Shradh. Pradosh Fasting. Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat
Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Trayodashi or thirteenth day of the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Ashwin Krishna Paksha Trayodasi or thirteenth day of the waning phase of moon in Ashvin month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab…