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Mata Amritanandamayi – Wise Words

Many people meditate in order that the third eye will open after the two eyes that see the world go blind. Such a thing will never happen. We can never close our eyes to the world in the name of spirituality. Self-Realization is the ability to see ourselves in all beings, even while our two eyes are wide open. We should be able to love and serve others, seeing ourselves in them. That is the fulfillment of spiritual practice.
Just having a respectful approach to everything can bring about a huge transformation in our society and in the world. To rise triumphantly in life, we should begin from the bottom. To build a tall tower that stretches to the sky, we should start by building a solid foundation down in the earth. It is humility that makes us rise high. It is respect that gives one real power.
We live in an age wherein despite immense scientific and technological advancements, we are witnessing the disintegration of many other important aspects of our lives. Therefore our focus tod…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 24, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 24, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:53 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 8:37 AM.  Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 8:37 AM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pradosh Vrat
Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Pu…