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Hanuman Jayanti Thoughts from Hindu Blog

Hanuman symbolizes physical and mental strength, unwavering mind, self-control, power, selfless service, humility, and unfathomable devotion. Above all Hanuman is one without ego. He is the most powerful being in the world and he is also the humblest. To navigate through the world of ignorance and reach the lotus feet of Bhagavan, we must develop these qualities. Hanuman is the living example of a true devotee. To attain happiness in this world follow the path of Hanuman. The universe is filled with living and nonliving things. Hanuman also reminds us that all animate and inanimate are connected through one another – through the single supreme force. It’s our ego, arrogance and ignorance that make us think that we are separate and some beings are inferior. By making Hanuman his greatest devotee, Sri Ram, incarnation of Vishnu, was giving a message. The message that each organism is as important as human beings. Related Thoughts and Quotes on Hanuman Jayanti

Religion Is The Body And Spirituality Is The Soul For A Vedantin

To a Vedantin, religion is the body and spirituality is the soul. The body cannot function without the soul and the soul can do nothing without the body. It is spirit and matter. Brahman or pure Consciousness manifests itself through the body-mind organism. This Brahman is the Spirit, or the Self. Only those who dwell in that Spirit or God-consciousness are truly spiritual. The flesh of a juicy apple develops slowly, protected by its skin. The flesh would rot without the skin, and the skin would dry up without the flesh. Spirituality is like the flesh of an apple, and religion is like the skin. Most people live on the physical, sensate, mental, or intellectual planes. Only one among millions lives on the spiritual or transcendental plane. When a person says, ‘I am spiritual’, it is hard to say what she or he means. To a Vedantin, every being is spiritual, from the creator Brahma down to an ant, because Spirit or Consciousness dwells in all. According to some Vedantins, religion a

23 April 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Saturday, 23 April 2022 – It is Krishna Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 9:29 AM on April 23. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 7:13 AM on April 24. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on April 23, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Uttarashada or Uthradam nakshatra till 9:45 PM on April 23. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruvonam or Sravana nakshatra till 8:22 PM on April 24. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south