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Bhagavad Gita Does Not Preach God Miracles and Escapism but asks man to wholeheartedly to perform his duty

The singular and surpassing strength of the Gita lies in its comprehensive outlook and understanding of different types of temperaments; of the higher ideals and truths into which all men are not equally awakened and yet into which it is inevitable all have to grow; of the clash of interest and duties devolving upon man in his attempt to maintain a harmonious relation between his own higher interests and ideals on the one hand and the stern realities of life on the other. TV Kapali Sastry
Sri Krishna argues in the Bhagavad Gita that life and action are deeper than logical processes. He advises Arjuna not to fritter away his life in scruples, tremors and hesitations, but asks him wholeheartedly to perform his duty.
The highest knowledge cannot be got by turning our attention inward, but only by conducting ourselves in our external relations, fully imbued with the spirit of all presence of the divine.
The Vedanta ethics does not ask us to sit with folded hands or, like the mystic, look dow…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 14, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 14, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi from 5:05 AM on November 14, 2011. Before 5:05 AM it is Tritiya or third day. All time based on India Standard Time.
Note - it is marked Tritiya in Marathi and Gujarati calendars.

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 12:38 PM on November 14, 2011. Then onwards it is Ardra or Thiruvathirai or Arudara Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ganesh Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturthi or the fourth day during the dark phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Kartik Krishna Paksha Tritiya or the third day during the dark phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi or the fourth day during the…