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Dhanurmas 2017 – 2018 - Dhanur Month

Dhanurmas is the 30-day period of Sun’s transition from Dhanu Rasi (Sagittarius) to Makar Rasi (Capricorn). Dhanurmas 2017 – 2018 is from December 16, 2017 to January 13, 2018. Dhanurmas is not an independent month in most of the Indian calendars calendars except for the Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In Malayalam calendar the month from mid December to mid January is known as Dhanu Masam.
Dhanurmas begins in the middle of Margashirsh month in Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi calendar. In North Indian calendars it begins during the Krishna Paksha of Poush month. Dhanur Mas is basically the period the sun shifts from the Dhanur rashi to Makar rashi and it ends on the Makar Sankranti.
Dhanurmas is also known as Marghazhi month in Tamil Nadu and is a highly auspicious period for Vishnu devotees.
The Ekadasi falling during the Dhanurmas period is considered highly auspicious. In South India, especially the Vaikunta Ekadasi which falls during the waning phase of the moon in D…

Benefits of Wearing Pearl Ring – Moti Stone

Pearl, or Moti, in Hindu astrology is associated with moon or Chandra. One of main benefits of wearing pearl ring as per astrologers is that it helps in attaining peace of mind and it also helps in controlling the anger. Moti stone is usually etched into gold or silver ring. There is also widespread belief that pearl helps in curing heart and stomach diseases.
Other benefits include: Increases the concentration power Respectable position in the society Increase of wealth Helps in improving the function of heart. Helps in curing stomach related ailments. Helps in improving relation between husband and wife.
Shudh Moti or Pure Pearl helps in attaining wealth and blessing of Goddess Lakshmi. Yellow colored pearl is also worn for attaining wealth Red color pearl is worn to improve intelligence and attain more wisdom. White colored moti is worn to improve social status Blue colored pearl is worn to fulfill desires related to senses.

Upanishad Ganga Serial on DVD – Buy Online

The path-breaking Upanishad Ganga Serial currently aired on Doordarshan is available in DVD format at Shemaroo stores. You can also buy the DVD online at Shemaroo. The first volume of DVD released has the first 17 episodes of the serial. Upanishad Ganga is a 52-episode television series produced by Chinmaya Mission and directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi. Upanishads are the source of all the teachings of Sanatana Dharma.
Features of the DVD

Volume 1, Episodes 1-17 includes:Option for English subtitlesSynopses Compilation of Sanskrit verses with transliteration & translation in English from each episodeCompilation of resources including books and DVDs for further reflection on the concepts from each episodeEasy access to powerful scenes, songs and chants
Where is it available?

From all leading Shemaroo outlets throughout India. You can also buy the DVD online at Shemaroo.
The DVD is priced at Rupees 999/-

More information on the DVD and about the Series can be found at the official fa…

Valuable Lessons from Rabindranath Tagore

While God awaits for the temple to be built of love, men bring stones…

Beauty and her twin brother Truth require leisure and self control for their growth…
With blessing everything is possible.
Those who in this world have the courage to try and solve in their own lives new problems of life, are the ones who raise society to greatness…
He only has freedom who ideally loves freedom himself and is glad to extend it to others. He who builds walls to create exclusion for others, build walls across his own freedom… Rabindranath Tagore

Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 14, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 14, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:08 PM December 14, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note - It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada and Dwitiya Tithi in Calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Nakshatra – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 4:38 PM on December 14, 2012. Then onward it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign –  Dhanu Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Pratipada or the first day of light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Pratipadaand Dwitiya or the first and second day of light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in c…