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Bhishma Narkatari Temple at Kurukshetra

NarkatariTemple at Kurukshetra in Haryana is believed to the spot where Bhishma lied down on a bed of arrows after he was defeated by Arjuna in the battle of the Kurukshetra in the Mahabharata. There is a holy tank or Kund known as Bhishma kund and a small temple here. It is around 2 km from Thanesar on the Kurukshetra-Pehowa road.
BhishmaNarkatariTemple and pond is of great significance as Arjuna brought Ganga as a spring from the ground here using his arrows to quench the thirst of Bhishma.


It is at the same spot, Bhishma gave numerous advices to Yudhishtira and the other Pandavas regarding worldly conduct and how to rule to a kingdom.
It is at the same spot, Bhishma finally died as he had got the boon that he will only die when he wished to die.

Holy Ice Shivling Formed at Manali Anjani Mahadev in Himachal Pradesh

The AnjaniMahadevTemple near Solang Ski Slopes in Manali Himachal Pradesh is witnessing huge number of devotees due to the formation of a holy ice Shivling. The Shiva Lingam had started forming a week ago and is now growing by four to six inches every day and would grow up to 30 feet in the next two months. Times of India reports
The place was discovered by Baba Prakash Puri two decades ago. A temple has now been built and several hermits live here.

Sadhguru Thoughts on Life After Death

Most people don't know how to handle their life here. Why are they pursuing life after death? What is the point?
Anything that is not in your experience, there is no way to understand and analyze. This needs to be extremely clear to every individual. People are always trying to understand life after death. You cannot understand anything which is in a different dimension than you are right now. The whole effort is to move to a different dimension. If that needs to happen, first you must stop understanding. You have to see that you cannot understand, and that there is no need to understand. It is the experience which takes you out of this dimension.
You cannot understand the other dimension. See, people are always talking about how God is, how heaven is. This will not lead you anywhere except to hallucinations. The only thing that you need to understand is how you are bound to your limitations. If you understand this and free yourself from those bondages, where you have to go you wil…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 13, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 13, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Tritiya Tithitill 9:06 PM on December 13, 2011. After 9:06 PM it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi or fourth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 9:45 PM on December 13. Then onwards it is Pushya or Pusam or Pooyam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi till 3:36 PM. Then onwards it is Karka Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the dark phase of moon Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Paush Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Hi…