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Chamarasa – Author of Prabhulinga Leela – Important Literary Work In Virashaivism

It is not clear whether Chamarasa the author of Prabhulinga Leela , an important literary work in Virashaivism, was a mendicant or a devotee of Lord Shiva. But a few external characteristics indicate that he was a contemporary of king Proudhadevaraya of the Vijayanagar kingdom in the 15 th century CE. Prabhulingaleele is a poetical composition in satapadi (six-lined stanza) meter and deals with the life of Allama Prabhu, the head of Anubhava mantapa (the hall of experience), a socio-religious academy founded by Basava and his disciples. Prabhulinga Leela is a significant work as it gives details about the life of not only Allama Prabhu but other devotees and social reformers such as Akkamahadevi, Basava, Goraksha, Marula Sankaradeva, Muktayakka, etc. Chamarasa narrates a number of incidents that throw light on the social life of that period, besides elaborating the Virashaiva doctrine. Thus, the work has greater importance from the point of view of the history of Virashaivism. Though

Oldest References Of Hindu Calendar

The origin of the Hindu calendar can be traced to the Vedic literature. Srauta Sutra of Katyayana (3rd – 4th Century BCE) as well as Nidantasutra of Sama Veda, and Vedanga Jyotisha are significant text in this context. These are some of the oldest reference of Hindu calendar. Listed in them are several ways to measure the day, month, and year and two calendars – lunar and solar. A solar year, which governs the seasons, is defined as the time taken by the sun to travel through the twelve signs of the zodiac. The lunar calendar consists of about 29.5 days a month and 354 days a year, and so the lunar months go out of a step with the seasons in the course of few years. So after a regular period a thirteenth month called intercalary month, is added to the year. Based on these features, the structure of the present Hindu calendar was fixed during the siddhanta period. The Hindu calendar also mentions some eras like Saptarishi Kala (the cycle of Seven Sages), which is said to go back to 40

How To Keep Marriage Exciting Without Compromising On Responsibilities?

After few years, couples complaint about the lack of excitement in marriage. The reason for it is that the couples take things for granted. They enter the settled phase with two kids and many compromises are to be made. Fun is replaced with priorities like paying loans of house and car. Education of children is another reason for marriage to become monotonous and hectic at the same time. Here are some right moves to keep marriage fun exciting and crackling while fulfilling all the responsibilities of life. Eat food together. And while eating switch off television and keep mobiles away. Sharing food is the best way to keep a relationship together. Talk and share on the dining table. Do not lose the ability to laugh together. Watch a TV show together or exercise together. Never compromise on quality time. Along with children and job this should be a priority. If this is not possible at home, make it a point for both to go shopping or for walking. Do something together every

14 May 2021 Tithi - Panchang - Hindu Calendar - Good Time - Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Friday, 14 May 2021 – It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 3:25 AM on May 14. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 5:07 AM on May 15. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 14, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Rohini Nakshatra till 4:04 AM on May 14. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 6:20 AM on May 15. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Rohini Nakshatra till 5:45 AM on May 14.