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Origin of Tamas or Tons River – Why the water from the river is never drunk?

Tamas River is the largest tributary of the Yamuna and flows through Garhwal region in Uttarakhand, touching Himachal Pradesh. Today, the river is popularly known as Tons. A popular story in the Garhwal region indicates that the origin of the Tamas River is associated with Barbareek, grandson Pandav Bhim and son of Ghatotkachch.

Legend has it that the word about Mahabharata battle spread around the world and Barbareek too came to hear about it. He wanted to participate in the battle but he will only take the side of the loser.
Barbareek then set out to reach Kurukshetra on his way he met Arjuna and Krishna who were disguise – in the form of Saints. They were on the look out for great warriors.
When Barbareek displayed his talent in archery, Krishna knew that he was capable of overrunning any opposition. But Barbareek said he would only join the side that will be losing the great battle. Krishna knew that Kauravas were destined to be defeated and Barbareek joining them was not good fo…

Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji on How to Control the Mind?

It is true that mind is so powerful to disturb us like anything.

First of all, you have to allow your thoughts to flow in their own way. Then there will not be any stress on your mind. Then the flow of thoughts should be channelized in the way you like.
For example, if your mind is showing fruits, let it think. Take Krishna to that place and show him all the fruits your mind is carrying with it, and tell Krishna that all those fruits are for him. Then your mind is purified because of his presence there.

Now, here you did listen your mind and you will achieve your focus on Krishna (or your goal also).

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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 28, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi orthe sixth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the light phase of the moon from 4:40 AM on March 28, 2012. Before 4:40 AM it is Panchami Tithi. Sashti Tithi ends at 6:23 AM. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note – In calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra it is marked Panchami Tithi on March 28.
Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 11:53 PM on March 28, 2012. Then onwards it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Chaitra Navratri sixth day.
Chaitra Shukla Paksha Panchami or fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti or sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.