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Story of Origin of Mount Abu

MountAbu located in Rajasthan in India is a holy place associated with Hinduism and Jainism. As per Hindu scriptures, the story of the origin of MountAbu is associated with the holy cow, Nandini, getting trapped in a gorge in the current location of the holy mountain.

Legend has it that Sage Vasishta’s holy cow Nandini once fell into a deep gorge. The cow could not free itself. The sage then requested Lord Shiva to help. Shiva then directed SaraswatiRiver to flood the gorge so that Nandini can float up.
Once Nandini was saved, Sage Vasishta decided to permanently fill the gorge so that such mishaps do not happen in future. The sage then requested the youngest son of Himalaya, king of mountains, to fill the gorge permanently.
The son of Himalaya took the help of a might snake named Arbud to fill the gorge. When they filled the gorge a mountain peak formed and the spot was called MountArbud. The name later changed to MountAbu.

Sri Kadri Manjunatha Contact Details – Telephone Number and Address of Manjunatha Temple in Karnataka

Sri Kadri Manjunatha located near Mangalore in Karnataka is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. Detail contact details of the temple with Telephone number is given below.
Temple Postal Address: KadriShreeManjunathaTemple,
Kadri, Mangalore,
Mangalore Taluk,
South Canara District,
Pin - 575 002.
Contact person & Address: Executive Officer,
Kadri Shree Manjunatha Temple,
Kadri, Mangalore,
Mangalore Taluk,
South Canara district,
Pin - 575 002.
Telephone Number: 91-824-2214176

Marathi Falgun Mahina 2018 – Phalgun Month in Traditional Hindu calendar in Maharashtra in 2018

Phalgun Mahina, Falguna Maas, is the 12th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Phalgun Mahina in 2018 begins on February 16 and ends on March 17, 2018. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days include Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, Amalaki Ekadasi, Holika Dahan, Holi Festival, Eknath Sasthi and Papamochini Ekadasi.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 5 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalgun Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Phalgun Mahina Marathi calendar 2018 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from February 16 to March 1. Falgun Month 2018 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from March 2 to March 13, 2018.

Phalgun Ekadasi
Amalaki Ekadasi – Feb 26
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 13

Phalgun Pradosh
Pradosh – February 27
Pradosh - March 14

The dates of important festivals in Falgun month are: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti – As per English calendar is February…

Yoga Vasishta on how to play your part in the world

Be outwardly active but inwardly inactive, outwardly a doer but inwardly a non-doer, and thus play your part in the world.
Abandon all desires inwardly, be free from attachments and latent impressions, do everything outwardly and thus play your part in world.
Adopt a comprehensive view, characterized by the abandonment of all objects of contemplation, live in your innate Self, liberated even while alive and thus play your part in the world.
Burn the forest of duality with the fire of the conviction, ‘I am the one Pure Consciousness’ and remain happy.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 18, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on February 18, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:25 PM on February 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Kritika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatra till 11:58 AM on February 18. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Bhishmashtami
Magh Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moonin Magh month calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Magh Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, H…