ChandUgadi or Yugadi is the first day of Chandramana or shuklapaksh (bright fortnight) of Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar that coincides with March month of the Western calendar. During this period, while people in the Deccan Plateau—especially Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh — celebrate Ugadi; Maharashtrians and Goans observe Gudi Padava and Sindhis celebrate Cheti Chand. Chaitra is considered a very auspicious month as per Hindu tradition. Ugadi originated from the Sanskrit word yuga (meaning age) and adi (beginning). Ugadi is the mark of a new year, or starting of new activities. Wearing new clothes, spraying vasantam (coloured water), eating chutney (sauce) consisting of six tastes, are important activities on the day. An Auspicious Beginning On Gudi Padava, a gudi (flag) is displayed in Marathi households. The gudi consists of green or yellow cloth tied to a long bamboo on which sugar, neem leaves, mango leaves, and a garland of red flowers are secured. It is placed towards the right side of the main entrance of the house. An inverted silver or copper pot is placed on it. The Sindhi community in India, and around the world, celebrates the second day of Chaitra month as Cheti Chand. It marks the beginning of the new year and also commemorates the birth of Ishtadeva Uderolal (Jhulelal), their patron-saint. Continue Reading
The love knows no barrier. There is no space of hatred, jealousy and other evil virtues in love. The universe has been created in a very peculiar way , the race, caste, creed and the nationality, and the economic imbalances and levels of earning and saving has further divided our societies into A parabola, where there seems no possibility of unity and the selfless love. Rather violence has entrapped the entire folks. The spiritual and national aspects have been seemingly no more effective. Killing the innocent lives, snatching the rights of others and doing the unfair for the fair has become the common tendency of the man, now- a- days.
Whatever good or bad happens to you, through whatever person or object, directly proceeds from our loving father. All persons and objects are but tools in his hand. If an evil befalls you, think of it as his greatest mercy. We have to suffer for our past actions sooner or later.
Like, everybody should be treated with respect at home. Every relationship has its own place as well as importance, whether it is that of a mother or mother –in-law, sister or sister-in-law, father or father –in-law. Whenever any member of the household cross the perimeter of his /her code of conduct there would naturally be turmoil in the house. Another thing which is essential in family life is that all the family members should understand each other’s nature properly and then deal accordingly. They should respect each other’s interests. Instead of asserting rights, they should concentrate more on performing their duties.
Human beings are made up of the same five elements and have similar biological structure. Infact, they are made up of the same stuff. As per the religious philosophy, human organism is divided into five elements Continue Reading