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Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 13 Teachings on the Values Necessary to Know Truth

Absence of conceit and pretence, refusal to hurt, glad acceptance, rectitude, service to the teacher, inner and outer purity, perseverance, mastery over mind.

Dispassionate towards sense objects, absence of self importance, knowledge of the limitation of birth, death, old age, illness and pain.
Absence of sense of ownership, absence of obsession towards son, wife, house and the others, persistent equanimity towards all pleasant and unpleasant events.
Constant devotion to Me (Sri Krishna), characterized by non-separation from Me; preference for a solitary place and absence of inclination towards socialization.
Accepting the importance of Self realization, and the philosophical search for the absolute Truth – these are declared to be knowledge, whatever else there many be besides that is ignorance. Bhagavad Gita
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Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 20, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 20, 2012 – Amavasya Tithi orthe no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon till 2:12 AM. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 9:26 AM on May 20. Then onwards it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 4:04 PM. Then onwards it is Vrishabha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Amavasya. Vat Savitri Amavasya Vrat. Shani Jayanti. Partial Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse will take place in northeastern parts of India on May 21 early morning hours.
Vaishakh Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa
Jyeshta Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Jyeshta month in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal …

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