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Swami Vivekananda – We are the makers of our own fate

We human beings are very slow to recognize our own weakness, our own faults, so long as we lay the blame upon somebody else. Man in general lay all the blame of life upon their fellow men or failing that, on God, or they conjure up a ghost, and say it is fate. Where is fate, and who is fate? We reap what we sow.
Our attempts to blame on Him, making Him the punisher, and the rewarder, are only foolish. He neither punishes nor rewards any. His infinite mercy is open to everyone, at all times, in all places, under all conditions, unfailing, unswerving. Upon us depends who we use it. Upon us depends who we utilize it. Blame neither man, nor God, nor anyone in the world. When you find yourselves suffering, blame yourselves, and try to do better.
We are the makers of our own fate. None else has the blame, none has the praise. The wind is blowing; those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is …

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 7, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 7, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon till 3:41 PM. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the 13th day during the waning phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 7:52 PM.  Then onward it is Purvabhadra or Pooradam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pradosh Vrat. Varuni Parv
Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the 12th day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himac…