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January 2013 – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in January 2013

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in January 2013 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

January 1, 2013 – Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – Chandrodaya or Moonrise is at 9:40 PM January 5, 2013 – Kalashtami January 8 – Saphala Ekadasi Fasting January 9 – Pradosh Vrat January 10 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting January 11 – Amavasya – No moon day January 11 – Hanuman Jayanti in Tamil Nadu January 12 – Paush month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka January 12 – Swami Vivekananda Jayanti January 13 – Bhogi January 13 – Dhanu Masam ends January 14 – Makar Sankranti January 14 – Pongal January 14 – Makaram Month begins in Malayalam Calendar January 1…

Valuable Lessons from Mahabharata

Never goes a sin without its due return; and deeds of noble goodness, or dire sin, bear their just fruit, here, in this very life. Never is there escape from consequence, because the Great Judge dwells within each heart….

Seek information, but not from the unreliable; ask for advice but not from the unwise…
When a person abstains from doing wrong to any creature, in thought, word, or deed, he is said to attain to the state of oneness with God…
Be generous, not wasteful; give, not indiscriminately…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 8, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 8, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Navami or the ninth day during the dark phase of moon till 2:23 AM December 8, 2012. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon.All time based on India Standard Time.

Note - In calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra it is Krishna Pakksha Navami and Ashtami or the ninth and tenth day during the dark phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthram Nakshatra till 2:42 AM on December 8, 2012. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kartik Krishna Paksha Dasami or the tenth day during the dark phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
Kartik Krishna Paksha Navami and Dasami or the ninth and tenth day during the dark ph…