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Good Time on Friday as per Astrology in Hindu Religion

There are certain general time on Friday that is considered good as per astrology in Hindu religion. This time is taken into account after looking into all the inauspicious time on Friday.

Please note that fixed good time on Friday is not based on sunrise. It is the most auspicious period when there is no Rahukalam, Yamakandam and Gulikai. It must also be noted that Bhadra or Vishti is not considered in calculating the good time.
Good Time on Friday are: 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lot of other factors like Chogadia, Dhurmuhurtham, Yoga and Varjyam are generally not considered when looking for general good time.

Story of Bhushandi, the Crow, in Yoga Vasishta

Bhushandi is the name of the immortal crow mentioned in the Yoga Vasishta. The story of Bhushandi is also found in the Ramacharitamanas. The secret of the life and death and universe is shared by Bhushandi to Sage Vasishta and is found in the Yoga Vasishta.

Bhushandi resides on the MountMeru and at the time of the end of the universe, it merges with the Supreme Soul. This form of merging is known as Nirvikalpa Samadhi.
During the next cycle of creation, it again reaches the Mount Meru and witness the events of the universe.
Bhushandi has witnessed numerous times the creation and dissolution of the universe. It has witnessed the birth and death of suns and moons.
It has witnessed the events of the world many times. It has seen the churning of ocean several times.
Bhushandi also knows what will happen in future.
So what is the secret of Bhushandi? The divine bird is not affected by external factors. It always remains in the present – not thinking of past or future. It constantly remain…

Mother of Pandavas

Who is the mother of Pandavas in the Mahabharata? Actually the question should be rephrased as there are two mothers. The Five Pandavas had two mothers. Kunti was the mother of Yudhishtira, Bhima and Arjuna. Madri was the mother of Nakula and Sahadeva.
It is believed that Kunti became the mother of Yudhishtira through the blessings of Yama (Dharmaraja). Bhima was born with the blessings of Vayu (wind god). Arjuna with the blessing of Indra.
Nakula and Sahadeva were born to Madri with the blessings of Ashwini Kumars.
Pandu the husband of Kunti and Madri was cursed by a Yaksha that he will die if he approaches his wife for sexual union. Therefore Kunti who had got the boon from Durvasa to beget children from the God she likes uses the boon and shares the boon with Madri.

Hitopadesha Teachings on Knowledge

Of all things knowledge is most valued treasure because it cannot be stolen, given away or consumed.

Knowledge produces humility, which then leads to worthiness, when then leads to richness and happiness.
Knowledge of weapons is of no use in old age but the knowledge of books serves through out the life of a man.
Knowledge without pride is hard to be found.
Like a humble stream meeting the might ocean, knowledge introduces a man to men of power and wealth.
Hitopadesha

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 22, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 22, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi orthe twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the light phase of the moon till 5:06 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the light phase of the moon.

Note - It is marked Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day in calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 5:50 PM. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rasi till 11:52 PM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting. Kamada Ekadasi
Kali Yuga Year - 5115

Vikram Samvat 2070 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwadasi or the 12th day during the light phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pr…