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Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
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Views of Deity
Robin and I leaned against the rock. The moon shone full on the rippling waters of the lake behind us, and the night was redolent with the drums and songs of our people. What a night! As the night enfolded us, we quietly discussed the ritual we had just come...
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Thoughts on the Soul and Reincarnation
Life is an effort to re-member one's connections to the all-knowing soul, which we have chosen to forget so that we may fully appriciate that knowlege by experiencing what it is like to not have that knowlege. We do not remember our choosing this...
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During the years of the historical Jesus' life, there are eight or nine years that his whereabouts are not accounted for. Meaning these are the 'lost' years. It was after returning that he truly began to teach his wisdom. Many scholars believe he was in India...
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Pt. Vilas Thuse
th day of Krishna Paksha – New moon day half – of every lunar month.
Do Krishna Paksha (new moon phase) and Shukla Paksha (full
lunar cycle) and Krishna Paksha (the dark lunar cycle). This article studies the Do Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha affect Indian stock market? 283.
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Bahudhanya Varusham, Chittirai, Krishna Paksha Ekadasi. (April 1458) Nandana year, Panguni Krishna Paksha Dvidhiyai ( March 1473). Nirvaham.
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Ashtami in the Krishna paksha is observed in Poorva vidha. XVI. In the Sravana Krishna Paksha Ashtami , Janmashtami has to be observed.
Calendar Explanation North Indian Calendar
The first one is called Krishna Paksha (or dark fortnight) which is when the moon is waning.

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India to celebrate Janmashtami on Monday
Krishna Janmashtami is observed on the 'Ashtami tithi', the eighth day of the dark half or Krishna Paksha of the month of Bhadrapada in the Hindu calendar. The festival is generally celebrated between mid-Aug to mid-Sep in the Gregorian calendar.
Udupi hopes Anna Hazare will play Krishna to vanquish graft
Rohini nakshatra (the star under which Krishna was born) Krishna paksha and ashtami (eighth day in the Hindu calender) have all occurred together.
Lord Krishna and 16 kalas
Krishna was born on Krishna paksha ashthami of Bhadrapad month under Rohini nakshatra at 12midnight in Vrushabh lagna. Ashthmi is also known as 'purna bali'. According to astrology, there are 16 phases (kalas) of moon.
The rainy season
Then comes Kajari Teej which is celebrated in the Krishna Paksha or dark half of the month. Women sing devotional songs and gather near a neem tree and offer prayers. Hartalika Teej is celebrated over three days.

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Paksha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that Shukla Paksha be merged into this article or section. ( Discuss) Proposed since August 2010.
Hindu calendar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first paksha of the month will be krishna and the second will be shukla.
Shukla paksha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
What is Dvadasi Krishna Paksha of thithi? - Yahoo! Answers India
it is the 12th day of the dark moon, ie it is 2days before new moon.. In the chart, it will show the moon being in the one sign before the sun sign.
Fasts and Festivals - Welcome to GSB Konkani
For the sake of better understanding Krishna Paksha is often called in English, Dark Fortnight and Shukla, Bright Fortnight, or the Bright Half (half a month).

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