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Inspirational Teachings – Swami Chidananda

In spite of, because of, all the deficiencies and imperfections of the human mind and knowing how it is subject to various moods, some positive, some negative, you must take a stand that these things do not affect you. These things do not rob you of the greatest ever chance given to the individual to rise up and ascend back into its universal abode of perfection, fearlessness, freedom and absolute completeness.

The scriptures also tell us the type of person we should be. They say that people in the least category have no stuff in them.
Even before launching into an undertaking they begin to think of all the obstacles and conclude that it is too much for them.
People of the middling type undertake a project, but when some obstacles come in the way, they give up.
But people of real stuff, who know that they are made in the image of an omnipotent God, once they have undertaken some venture—even if they are repeatedly assailed by obstacles and adverse circumstances—never turn back.
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Today – January 28, 2012 – is Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja, and Shri Panchami

Today, January 28, 2012, is fifth day (Panchami) during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha) as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar. The spring festival of Basant Panchami is observed on the day in north and western parts of India.

Saraswati Jayanti or Saraswati Puja is observed in all regions except in South India.
In South India, especially in Andhra Pradesh, the day is observed as Shri Panchami.
You may like to read about Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja Shri Panchami

Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 28, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 28, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Panchami orthe fifth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami tithi till 3:03 PM on January 28, 2012. Afterwards it is Shukla Paksha Sashti or the sixth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 9:11 PM on January 28, 2012. Afterwards it is Revathi Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja in Bengal and North India
Magh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Magh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the light phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pr…