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Ramayana Masam – Reading of Epic Ramayan in Kerala in Karkidakam Month

Ramayana Masam in Kerala is observed in the Malayalam month Karkidakam (July – August). On all days in the month, the Epic Ramayana is read in traditional Hindu houses, by Hindu organizations and in temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In 2018, the Ramayana Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16. The reading of the Ramayan begins on the first day of the month and is completely read on the last day of the month.
The famous Malayalam Version of the Ramayana titled Adhyatma Ramayanam Kilippattu written by Thunchath Ezhuthachan is the one recited in the month. After lighting the evening lamp, people sit before nilavilakku (traditional Kerala lamp) and recite the Adhyatma Ramayanam. The reading of the epic is managed in such a way that the reading ends on the last day in the Karkidakam Month.
The Karkidakam month is the last month of the Malayalam calendar. The monsoon is at its peak in this month, and during olden days majority of the people in Kerala depended on agriculture. Due to …

When emotions are untamed, they get out of control

Each of our emotions – joy – anger – fear – sadness – disgust – have an important role in our life.

They should not be suppressed. We should learn to tame them and make them help us. Troubles begin when emotions are untamed and they get out of control.

We cannot all be always happy. Life is full of twists and turns. It is like a rollercoaster ride. Learn to keep our balance and stay on the track.

There is no quick fix. It takes time to heal.

Many a time a fall helps us to see things more clearly. It wakes us up from slumber. It wakes us up to reality.
We often go great lengths to avoid painful, difficult and confusing situations. But the reality is that we all have to face them in our life. So instead of going for quick fixes and avoiding them, it is better to get ourselves prepared to face situations.

Hindu Calendar Today – July 15, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It isKrishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon till 10:46 AM on July 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 9:25 AM on July 16.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is July 15, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time till 2:30 PM. Nakshatra – Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrithathi Nakshatra till 9:55 PM on July 15. Then onward it is Revati Nakshatram till 9:11 PM on July 16.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Purvabhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatram till 12:41 AM on July 15. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra till 12:20 AM on July 16.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasth…