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Gujarati Vikram Samvat 2069 Calendar – Download Gujarati Calendar 2012 - 2013 Calendar for free

Samvat 2069 or Vikram Year 2069 begins on November 14, 2012 – the first day of Kartik month. This Gujarati calendar provided by Bhuj Mandir in Gujarati language is for free download and it is in jpeg format. The calendar is from November 14, 2012 to December 31, 2013. Vikram Samvat, or Hindu Vikram New Year, is the New Year Day in Gujarat and the first day of the financial New Year in North India.
This calendar is also known as Vikram Calendar and a month is calculated from next day of no moon to no moon.
Link – You can view or download the Vikram Samvat 2069 Calendar here – Gujarati Vikram Samvat 2069 Calendar.

What are senses as per Hinduism?

What are senses? They are the windows through which the body-mind perceives the world. We see or hear the world through the senses. According to Vedanta, senses, ten in number, are of two types:  jnanendriyas and karmendriyas or organs of perception and organs of action. The five senses of perception or jnanendriyas are vision (eyes), hearing (ears), smell (nose), taste (tongue), and touch (skin). Through these, we import the external world into our inner world.
The five senses of action, or karmendriyas, are speech (mouth), manual movement (hands), locomotion (feet), excretion (anus) and procreation (organ of reproduction). Sometimes mind is also included as a sense organ, the eleventh organ. We export things into external world through these senses.
SourceVedanta Kesari – August 2012

Today – November 12, 2012 – is Kali Chaudash and Hanuman Puja

Today – November 12, 2012 – is Choti Diwali, Kali Chaudash and Hanuman Puja. Kali Chaudas as the name indicates is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is observed on the 14th day of Ashwin month mainly in Gujarat. Special prayers and pujas dedicated to Lord Hanuman are performed a day before Diwali in North India and Gujarat.
The day is also observed as Choti Diwali. All puja items and other necessary things needed for Diwali are purchased on the day.
The day is also observed as Bhuta Chaturdashi in some regions.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 12, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 12, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Trayodasi and Chaturdasi tithi or thirteenth and fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or thirteenth day of the waning phase of moon day till 8:14 AM on November 12, 2012. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or fourteenth day of the waning phase of moon (dark phase of moon). All time based on India Standard Time.

Note in calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra only Trayodasi Tithi is marked for the day.
Nakshatra – Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatra till 4:48 PM on November 12, 2012. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rasi 5:15 AM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Choti Diwali, Jalapoorna Trayodashi, Bhuta Chaturdashi, Kukur Tihar, Roop Chaudas / Rup Chturdasi, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Jayanti, Neer Thumba Habba
Ashwin Krishna Paksha Trayodasi and Chat…