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Story – Good men have only one jewel, their unblemished conduct, and they must guard it, come what may

Once a hunter pursued by a ferocious tiger got up a big tree which was already occupied by a bear. The tiger stopped at the foot of the big tree, looked up and advised the bear to throw down the hunter, for the man was the common enemy.
The bear refused, saying that a guest must be protected by all means and he would not break the law of hospitality. With this high thought, the bear closed his eyes and slept comfortably on the tree.
The tiger turned then to the man and asked him to push down the sleeping bear. This the man did. The bear, however, being used to such mishaps, caught another branch and saved himself.
The tiger saw a fresh opening for his talent of persuasion. “Look at this man. Is he not to be punished? Push him down at once said the tiger to bear.”
Quietly and in accounts of benignity, the bear enunciated the eternal code.
A righteous man ought not to be turned from the right by the sin of a sinner.
The rule of honour is inviolable. Good men have only one jewel, th…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 5, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 5, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturthi and Panchami Tithi or the fourth and fifth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:55 AM on January 5. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 4:59 AM. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturthi and Panchami Tithi  or the fourth and fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashm…