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Lokaloka Mountain

LokalokaMountain is mentioned in Puranas especially Vishnu Purana and Bhagavad Purana. It acts as a boundary between the worlds of humans and gods. Shiv Tantra states that the foot of the LokalokaMountain is the playground of the gods.

Lokaloka is a boundary between the earth and the void space. The world of the gods exists after the void space.
Lokaloka is a region of the gold. The surface shines like a mirror. There are no living beings in this space.
The height and breadth of the mountain is such that the light of sun, polar star and other stars do not penetrate it.
The four corners of the LokalokaMountain are guarded by diggajas named Vrshabha, Puspachuda, Vamaha and Aparajitha.

Who wrote Mahabharat?

Who wrote Mahabharat? This is not a perplexing question but many people find it difficult to pinpoint the author as they have confusion between Sage Vyasa and Sage Valmiki. The writer of Mahabharata is Sage Vyasa – also known as Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa.   
It is said that Sage Vyasa was saddened by the events that happened during the Kurukshetra war and decided to write the fifth Veda. Mahabharat is also known as fifth Veda.
Mahabharat contains the problems faced by human society and how to overcome it. The only solution to overcome the problems is by following Dharma.
Related Story of Ganesha Writing Mahabharat

Akhand Ram Naam Jap since 1964 – Non Stop Chanting of Ram Naam at Jamnagar Hanuman Temple

“Shri Ram Jai Ram Jai Jai Ram” is chanted the whole day at the Shri Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir located at Jamnagar in Gujarat. The temple has earned a place in the Guinness Book of world records for continuous 24-hr chanting or Ram Naam. The chanting of the name of Bhagvan Sri Ram started on August 1, 1964.
The chanting of Akhand Ram Naam was started by late Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj.
Hanumanji himself had stated that he is always present where the name of Bhagvan Sri Ramchandra is recited.
Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir is dedicated to Sri Ram, Mata Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman.

Guru Gita Quotes

All embodies souls on earth suffer because they labour under various kinds of illusion and delusion. They will not suffer if they adapt their lives to the tenets of dharma as per scriptures.

The Knowledge of Brahman resides in the mouth of the Guru. The disciples get it by devotion to the Guru.
“Gu” Kara means the darkness and “Ru” Kara means the remover of the darkness. On account of the power of removing darkness, the teacher is known by the significant name “Guru”.
The Guru is one who instructs the disciple about attributeless, eternal Brahman, and there by reveals the Brahmanbhava (feeling of being Brahman) in his heart just like one lamp kindles another lamp is the Guru.
Guru Gita

Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 9, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 9, 2013 (Today) – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the 14th day during the waning phase of moon till 3:46 AM. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or no moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 5:46 AM. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Amavasya - No moon day
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 - Vaishakh Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Vijayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka1935 - Chaitra Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.
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