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Sage Chyavana - Important Life Incidents - Short Biography

Sage Chyavana was one of the greatest Rishis of the ancient world. He was the son of Sage Bhrigu and Puloma. His story if found in the Satapatha Brahmana – Rig Veda. The famous story associated with Chyavana is that of him getting covered by anthill due to his intense meditation and a princess hurting his eyes and later she marrying him. ( You can read the entire story here ). Sage Chyavana had a faithful wife and impressed with her chastity, Ashwini kumars restored the sight of the sage and also restored his youth. There are numerous stories associated with the sage in the Mahabharata and the Puranas. In modern day, Sage Chyavana is famous as the creator of Chyawanprash, an ayurvedic health tonic. It is mentioned in the Mahabharata that he was so powerful that he opposed Indra, the king of Devas and had no fear for Vajra or thunderbolt the weapon of Indra. He is said to have married Arushi daughter of Vaivasvata Manu's daughter Arushi and they had a son named Aurva. A

Humility – Benevolence In Hinduism – Amanitva

Humility and benevolence – desirable values – in Hinduism is known as Amanitva. Amanitva comes from the Sanskrit word manah, which means self – respect or self –esteem extending to conceit or haughtiness or an exaggerated opinion about oneself. Therefore, amanitva signifies a mental state free from such unreal conditions. Some verses in the Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 13) deal with ‘values.’ The Gita designates these values as jnanam, which means knowledge. However, this jnanam used in the sense of values is different from the knowledge of self which is both the means and end of the Vedantic teaching. Jnana also involves universal values and ethical attitudes. It serves a preparatory ground for gaining self knowledge. These values, which are essential for preparing the mind for knowledge, are given by Krishna while replying to a question of Arjuna. The question of Arjuna relates to kshetra (the field, which indicates the body) and kshetrajna (the knower of the field, which refers to tha

Good Dates In March 2022 In Hindu Calendar - Hindu Auspicious Days and Time in March 2022

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. Good dates in March 2022 in Hindu Calendar given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates  and time in March 2022 are good for house warming, joining job, starting work, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration of property, villa, house flat, birth, visiting, first visit, buy bike, buying flat, house, property, villa, etc. Hindu Auspicious Days in March 2022 March 4 March 5 March 6 till 8:48 AM March 9 after 8:30 AM March 10 after 4:14 AM March 13 March 14 after 12:05 PM March 19 March 20 March 22 after 8:13 PM March 23 till 6:52 PM March 27 till 7:02 AM March 28 March 29 till 2:38 PM Bad dates or dates that should be avoided in March 2022 are: March 1, 2, 8, 18, 21, 24, 30 and March 31. Certain dates that might not be mentioned above are neither good nor bad. They are average dates. You won't get the desired results if auspici

Dnyaneshwari Teachings On Humility And Pride

Teachings on humility and pride from Dnyaneshwari. Because he lacks pride a man of knowledge does not like to be equated with anybody and he feels awkward if burdened with greatness and honour. He feels nervous by praise or honour or if one openly applauds his worthiness. He does not let greatness to be showered on him. He feels distressed even by obeisance from others. Lest his greatness increase in public eyes he pretends to be a simpleton, hiding his wisdom. Ignoring his greatness he deliberately goes around as if he is a mad person. (13:185 192). He detests fame and does not like discussing Shastras. He prefers to sit quietly and he strongly wishes that people should ignore him and relatives should not worry about him. His actions are generally such that they will instil humility in him and appearance of being insignificant. He prefers to live in such a way that people ignore his existence. He moves around in such a light-footed manner that people wonder whether he is really

27 October 2021 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 – It is Krishna Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 6:46 AM on October 27. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during waning or dark phase of moon till 8:17 AM on October 28. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on October 27, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Ardra or Arudara or Thiruvathira nakshatra till 4:34 AM on October 27 . Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punartham nakshatra till 6:36 AM on October 28. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Raj