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Kannada Phalguna Month in 2018 – Falgun Masa in Traditional Calendar in Karnataka in 2018

Phalguna Month is the 12th month in a traditional Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Falguna Masa in 2018 begins on February 16 and ends on March 17, 2018. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days in Falgun Masa include Amalaki Ekadasi, Holika Dahana, Holi Dhuleti, and Papamochini Ekadasi.

Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Kannada Phalguna Masa are: Pradosh – February 27
Pradosh - March 14
Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 5, 2018 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalguna Month 2018 Shukla Krishna Paksha Falguna Month 2018 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from February 16 to March 1. Falguna Month 2018 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from March 2 to March 13, 2018.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates 2018 in Kannada Phalguna Masa Amalaki Ekadasi – Feb 26
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 13
Purnima in Kannada Phalgun Month  Falgun Purnima or Full moon day is March 1, 2018. The Purn…

Our cravings alone keep us separated from God – Swami Turiyananda

Eating, sleeping, fear, copulation these are the common characteristics of man and beast. We differ from the beasts in that we can discriminate between right and wrong. If one lives on a low plane of consciousness, one finds pleasure in the senses. With spiritual growth, one experiences happiness in subtler things. Then the person no longer finds enjoyment in the gross. Most people live the lives of beasts — drinking, hunting, running after a mate. If one cannot rise to a higher plane of consciousness, human birth is wasted.

Meditate! Meditate! Be absorbed in His consciousness! If you can think single mindedly of the Master for five years, you will achieve everything. Then it does not matter where you live. East and West will be the same to you. Know that God alone is real. Nothing else matters.
There is the ocean of infinite existence, infinite consciousness, and infinite bliss, seemingly divided by the stick of an ego which lies upon it. This ego is the first begotten son of desire…