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Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in January 2012

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in January 2012– based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.
January 1, 2012 – Bandashtami January 5, 2012 – Vaikunta Ekadasi – Putrada Ekadasi Fasting January 6, 2012 – Mukkoti Dwadasi January 6, 2012 – Pradosh January 8 – Arudara Darshanam January 9 – Purnima Full moon day January 9 – Magh Month begins in calendars followed in North India January 12 – Sankashti Chaturti Vrata January 14 – Makar Sankranti only in some regions January 14 – Bhogi January 15 – Makar Sankranti January 15 – Pongal January 15 – Makaravilakku in Sabarimala January 15 – Thai Month begins in Tamil Nadu January 15 – Makara Masam begins in Malayalam Calendar January 16 – Magh month begins i…

All our success entirely depends upon ourselves – Swami Chinmayananda

Our present and future welfare mainly depends upon ourselves. Never look outside ourselves for help. Do not fall into the delusion that the influence of others would enable us to do better and accomplish more. All our success entirely depends upon ourselves, realize these fundamentals.
What we regularly encourage and consistently cultivate in our mind determines our character and ultimately our destiny. Evidently, an intelligent choice of thought can transform the character pattern in us; the entire destiny of our life then lies in our own hands.
A true seeker is one who is constantly asserting day by day, hour by hour and he alone has this privilege of ordering his future lifestyle.
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Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 2, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 2, 2011 – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Ashtami Tithifrom 5:27 AM on December 2, 2011. Before 5:27 AM it is Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 12:55 AM on December 2. Then onwards it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day of the light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day of the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhan…