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Goddess Gnanambika – About Hindu Goddess Jnanambika

Goddess Gnanambika is an incarnation of Mother Goddess Shakti. It is believed that Goddess Jnanambika along with Shiva helps a devotee in attaining wisdom necessary to overcome illusion and rest constantly on the Supreme Truth. The form of Goddess Gnanambika is mostly widely worshiped in South India especially in temples dedicated to Shiva in Tamil Nadu.
As the Goddess is associated with knowledge there are also many people who equate Goddess Jnanambika with Goddess Saraswati.
In most of the temples, Goddess Gnanambika is worshiped along with Shiva.
The divine couple shows the importance of family life and the glory of Grihastashrama.

Sabarimala Live Train Status Tracking – Know Train Time at Chengannur Railway Station

If you are visiting SabarimalaAyyappaTemple in Kerala in 2012 – 2013 and want to know about the train timing at the nearest railway stations - Chengannur Railway Station, Thiruvalla or Kottayam Railway Stations, then the Trainenquiry website of the Indian Railways is providing live train status tracking. You can also view the website on your mobile.

Link – Sabarimala Live Train Status Tracking

Teachings from Nitidvisastika of Bhartrhari

The life of such a person alone is fruitful, who, while living, makes a multitude of people also live their lives.
Friendship with the good increase day by day as the sap of the sugarcane increases from top, joint to joint.
A wicked person put on three different colors like a chameleon. At first acts like a relative, next as a friend, and at the end turns out to be an enemy.
The wealth of a man who neither gives it away in charity nor enjoys it himself, does not actually belong to him, is like a scarecrow that protects the crop only for the sake of others.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 26, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 26, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:53 PM on November 26, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon (light phase of moon). All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 9:25 AM on November 26, 2012. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign –  Mesha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Vaikunta Chaturdasi is marked by certain calendars on the day in North India
Kartik Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Kartik Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the light phase o…