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Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 18 Teachings

Keeping away from others, eating but little, speech and body and mind subdued, always engaged in meditation and concentration, endued with dispassion.

Having abandoned egotism, strength, arrogance, desire, enmity, property, free from the notion of ‘mine’ and peaceful, he is fit to become Brahman.
Becoming Brahman, of serene self, he neither grieves nor desires, treating all beings alike: he attains supreme devotion to Me.
By devotion he knows Me in truth, he forthwith enters into Me.(Chapter XVIII, 52 – 55)
Related Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 13 Teachings on the Values Necessaryto Know Truth

Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 30, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on June 30, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the light phase of moon till 9:32 AM. Then onwards it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 9:13 PM on June 30, 2012. Then onwards it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rasi till 3:38 PM. Then onwards it is Vrischika Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting. Devsayani Ekadasi. PandarpurYatra. Chatur Masa Fasting Begins. Gauri Vrat begins in Gujarat.
Ashada Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashada month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Ashada Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi  or the eleve…