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Malayalam Calendar 2001 Online – Download Kerala Calendar 2001 in jpeg format

Malayalam Calendar 2001 followed in Kerala is provided by the Deepika Newspaper. The 2001 Malayalam calendar contains important festivals in Kerala and uses Malayalam language to mention Nakshatram and festival details. This Kerala calendar of 2001 of Deepika is not in pdf format but in jpeg format. But you can save the webpage or image format and use it.
You can visit the newspaper website and download it here - Deepika Malayalam Calendar 2001.
You can try this link or use the main calendar link.

Nambi Rayar Perumal Temple at Tirukurungudi in Tamil Nadu – Treasure Trove of Wooden and Stone Sculptures

Chitra Gopuram and the Main Gopuram at NambiRayarPerumalTemple in Tirukurungudi are famous for its wooden and stone sculptures. The temple is located at around 47 km from Palayankottai in Tamil Nadu. The temple has sculptures from stories in Bhagavad Purana. Sculptures associated with Shiva are also found on the gopurams.  Pradeep Chakravarthy writes in The Hindu   Composing forms out of other forms is a favourite theme for expert sculptors. Such sculptures are rare since it involved both imagination and flawless execution. This temple has several of them, and what is remarkable in these are the sizes, both the horse and elephant are composed of several ladies and the entire image is just one and a half feet! This is even more remarkable when we are reminded that the stone used is granite – one of the hardest stones!  Vibheeshana seeking refuge before Rama leaves for Lanka is a masterful part of the epic when Valmiki teaches us the various forms of persuasion.  Vibheeshana says, “Few…

Ignorance is seeing the non-eternal as eternal – Sage Patanjali

The cessation of the mind’s waves is liberation.
When you have learned to control your mind in the face of disturbances, then your mind has acquired one-pointedness.
Through practice and dispassion arises restraint.
Ignorance is seeing the non-eternal as eternal, the impure as pure, dissatisfaction as pleasure and the non-self as self.
Attraction is clinging to pleasure.
Sage Patanjali