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Swami Tejomayananda on Marriages

Marriages are also of different types. When people ask me whether an arranged marriage or a love marriage is best, I say, “A successful marriage is best!” Successful marriages have nothing to do with being arranged because there are examples of success and failure in both types of marriages. The main point is that there should be mutual love, respect and readiness to sacrifice for each other. This is the ideal in mind, the marriage is successful; but if each person is only demanding from the other there will always be a problem.

In those houses where the women are honored and respected, the gods dwell there. Where the women are not respected and honored, whatever one does is futile. In other words, if the lady of the house is unhappy or abused in anyway, no work will bring fulfillment or prosperity to that house.
The husband must see that the wife is happy and the wife must see that the husband is happy. When both are making each other happy, there will be auspiciousness and welfare …

Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 4, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 4, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi orthe eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day till 6:57 PM on March 4, 2012. Then onwards it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi or the twelfth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 8:54 PM on March 4, 2012. Then onwards it is Pushya or Pusam or Pooyam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi till 2:40 PM. Then onwards it is Karka Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadashi Fasting. Amalaki Ekadashi.
Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or the eleventh day during the light phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh,…