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Bhanu Saptami 2017 dates – Bhanusaptami

Bhanu Saptami, also known as Surya Saptami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Surya – the sun god in Hinduism. Bhanu Saptami 2017 date is March 5, March 19, July 16, July 30 and, November 26. The day occurs when Saptami Tithi falls on Sunday in Hindu Calendar.

Lord Surya, or the Sun God, is Pratyaksha Brahman or the visible god and is worshipped daily and on Shukla Paksha Saptami (the seventh day during waxing phase of moon in a traditional lunar calendar). Bhanu is one among the numerous names of Lord Surya – hence the name Bhanusaptami.

It must be noted that Bhanu Saptami is traditionally believed to be the birthday of Lord Surya (or the first time Sun God made his appearance).

Special prayers and rituals are held on the day in temples.

The day is known by numerous names like Vivaswat Saptami and is observed at different times in a calendar year by different Hindu communities.

Children should be made to realize that they cannot be happy all the time

There is no eternal happiness or endless cheerfulness. Children should be made to realize that they cannot be happy all the time. They need to learn to deal with other emotions. They should have better control over all emotions. Parents who always keep children in comfort zones are in reality damaging their future life. One fine day they are pushed out of the comfort zone and asked to deal with all forms of negative emotions. This is when they become depressed or go wayward.

To achieve deeper happiness we need to go through all emotions – sadness, disgust, fear, anger and frustration. We need to accept them and deal with them.

For well-being throughout life, children should be allowed to face all forms of emotions. They should be made to realize that not everything is wonderful.
They should be prepared to identify, understand, interpret and respond constructively to all forms of situations and emotions. Such children will be empathetic, capable of having good relationships and capab…

Hindu Calendar Today – July 16, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Sunday, July 16, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It isKrishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 9:25 AM on July 16. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 7:43 AM on July 17.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is July 16, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time on the entire day. Nakshatra – Revati Nakshatra till 9:11 PM on July 16. Then onward it is Ashwathy or Ashwini Nakshatram till 8:05 PM on July 17.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Uttarabhadrapada or Uthrithathi Nakshatram till 12:48 AM on July 16. Then onward it is Revati Nakshatra till 12:20 AM on July 17.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 9:11 PM on July 16. The onward it is Mesha Rashi.
In western parts of India (Mahara…