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Bahula Chauth 2017 Date – Bahula Chaturthi Vrat

Bahula Chauth Vrat is observed during the Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in Bhadrapad month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Madhya Pradesh. Bahula Chauth 2017 date is August 11.  The fasting and rituals on the day is dedicated to Ganesha. The vrat is offered for peace and prosperity in the family.
Bahula Chauth fasting is from sunrise to till the sighting of the moon in the evening.
The fast is observed by both men and women.
Early in the morning the devotee observing the fast wakes up and takes bath.
A simple puja is offered to Ganesha which involves dhoop, flowers, Prasad and other normal puja items.
The puja is repeated in the evening again after taking a bath.
When moon is sighted the devotee offers milk, durva grass, supari, dhup, akshat to moon. Prayers are also offered to Ganesha.

Til Chauth in Paush Month

How is Kunti Related to Sri Krishna in the Mahabharata?

In the Mahabharata, Kunti is the wife of Pandu of Hastinapura and the mother of Pandavas. But she is also directly related to Bhagavan Sri Krishna in the Mahabharata. Kunti is also a Yadava.

Kunti is the sister of Vasudeva, father of Sri Krishna. This is one of the reasons why Sri Krishna constantly helps and looks after the welfare of the Pandavas.
Kunti, also known as Pritha, is the daughter of Shoora of the Yadavas.

A son of Shoora is Vasudeva, whose sons are Balarama and Krishna.

Thus Balram and Sri Krishna are nephews of Kunti.

She was given away when just a child to her father’s childless friend Kuntibhoja. She grew up as the daughter of Kuntibhoja. This is how she gets the name Kunti. He real name is Pritha - large-eyed.

Do Not Make Shani Angry – Avoid Doing These Activities

Shiva has given the authority to Shani to decide the fate of a living being on earth depending on the living being’s activity on earth. According to the popular Lal Kitab, a popular astrology reference book, one should not make Shani Bhagvan angry. A person should avoid doing these activities.
Avoid be greedy. Do not hurt living beings for selfish gains.You should not take gift made of iron or leather from anyone including friends, relatives and family members.If you are under the influence of Shani Dasha then you should not eat non-vegetarian food and drink alcohol.

He who knows the Ultimate Reality sees himself in God and sees all in God – The Message of The East

When we have subdued our passions and freed ourselves from all doubts and prejudice, the light of Truth will burst on our hearts in all its divine effulgence and purity.

He who knows the Ultimate Reality, after having become quiet, subdued, satisfied, patient and collected, sees himself in God, sees all in God.

Evil does not overcome him, he overcomes all evil.

Free from evil, free from stain, free from doubt, he becomes a true God-knower.

He then penetrates into the illimitable realm of truth and realizes the supreme fact that to know God is not only possible for the spirit of man, but is its consummation and eternal life.

The sphere of religion then becomes, to quote the lofty words of Hegel: “A region in which the spirit rids itself of its finiteness and relates itself to that which is unlimited and infinite; where its attitude is no longer that of dependence but of freedom; and where the individual has no longer to do with himself, his interest, his vanity but only with absolute …

Hindu Calendar Today – August 10, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Thursday, August 10, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 11:27 PM on August 10. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon till 10:35 PM on August 11.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is August 10, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good day till 12:40 PM. Nakshatra – Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 6:01 AM on August 10. Then onward it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatram till 6:14 AM on August 11.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 5:46 AM on August 10. Then onward it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatram till 6:13 AM on August 11.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 12:09 AM on August 1…