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We need to be both the rose and the gun

We have this wrong habit of dividing and compartmentalizing. We need to stop this game of division. It is not real. It is maya or Illusion.

We wrongly attribute certain qualities to certain people. Some are evil. Some are bad. Some are kind. Some are lazy. Some are foolish. Some are good for nothing. Some are brilliant.

A single person cannot have only great qualities. Neither can a person be tuned to have only certain qualities. A person is a mixture of good and bad. Bhagavad Gita calls it the play of Gunas – Sattva, Rajas and Tamas.

Sattva, rajas and tamas are present in all of us. When we are able to realize it and channelize the right Guna we attain peace and prosperity. Some develop qualities like love, compassion, sympathy, kindness…Some people develop qualities of courage, fearlessness…some develop lethargy, laziness, greediness etc.

What this means is that all qualities are present in human beings. It is just that we only develop some of these qualities.

Some are only taught …

Hindu Calendar Today – August 5, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:23 PM on August 5. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:56 PM on August 6.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is August 5, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good time on the entire day. Nakshatra – Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra on the entire day on August 5 and till 12:20 AM on August 6.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 11:35 PM on August 5. Then onward it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam on the entire day on August 6 and till 1:46 AM on August 7.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 6:52 AM on August 6.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gu…