31 Quotations from the Rig Veda (Post No.4778)

Date: 23 FEBRUARY 2018

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Written by London swaminathan

Post No. 4778

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March 2018 Good Thoughts Calendar

 

Written by London Swaminathan 

 

Date: 23 February 2018

 

Time uploaded in London –  10-09 am

 

Post No. 4778

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FESTVAL DAYS:  March 1-Holi and Masi Makam; 14- Karadaiyan Nonbu; 18-Ugadi/ New Year, also Vasantha Navaratri begins;22- Vasantha Panchami;  25- Sri Rama Navami and Shirdi Sai Baba Birth Day, Vasantha Navaratri finishes; 29- Mahavir Jayanthi; 30- Panguni Uththiram, Good Friday

 

EKADASI/ HINDU FASTING DAYS- 13 and 27

 

AMAVASYAI/ NEW MOON- 17

 

FULL MOON DAY/ PURNIMA- 1 and 31
Auspicious Days in MARCH:- 4, 5, 26, 30

 

31 beautiful quotations from the Rig Veda are in this month’s calendar. In the past three years, hundreds of quotations are given in both Tamil and English monthly calendars in my blog. Please use them

 

March 1 Thursday

Old Time Seers

Gone are the mortals who in the former ages

Beheld the flushing of the early morning

We living men now look upon her shining

Those will be born who shall hereafter see her.

RV 1-113-11

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March 2 Friday

Order

Firm seated are the foundations of Rita

In its lovely form are many splendid beauties

RV 4-23-9

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March 3 Saturday

Speech

Speech hath been measured out in four divisions, the brahmans who have understanding know them.

Three kept in close concealment cause no motion; of speech, men speak only the fourth division

1-164- 45

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March 4 Sunday

One God with Different Names

They call him Indra, Mitra, Varuna and Agni and he is heavenly noble winged Garutman,

To what is One, sages give many a title; they call it Agni, Yama, Matarisvan

1-164-46

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March 5 Monday

Let us Unite

One and the same be your resolve, and be your minds of one accord.

United be the thoughts of all that all may happily agree

10-190-4

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March 6 Tuesday

Achievement

The hare has swallowed the opposing razor, I have shattered with the clod the far- off mountain. The mighty ‘will’ I shall bend before the little, the calf shall grow in strength and consume the bullock.-RV 10-28(9) (power to alter the course of nature)

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March 7 Wednesday

Alertness

You cherish your might like pools of water deep and full; like milch cows going well protected to the meadow, and like water brooks which reach the lake. RV 3-46(4)

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March 8 Thursday

Variation

The hands are both alike, their labour differs. The yield of sister milch- kine is unequal; Twins even differ in their strength and vigour and two, even kinsmen, differ in their bounty -10-117-9

 

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March 9 Friday

Attraction

The horse will draw an easy car, gay hosts lure laughter and jest, the male longs for his mate’s approach and the frog is eager for the flood. RV9-113(4)

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March 10 Saturday

Benevolence

He clothes all which is nude, attends to all the sick, through Him the sightless behold and cripples move about.-RV 8-79 (2)

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March 11 Sunday

Company

One who eats with no partner (namely, alone) is all guilty-

RV 10-117

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March 12 Monday

Comparison

Their unfathomed splendour is like the glory of the sun and their unknown greatness is like the sea. RV 7-33 (8)

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March 13 Tuesday

Dice

Play not with dice, cultivate your corn land, enjoy the grain and deem that wealth sufficient. RV10-34 (13)

Others caress the wife of one whose riches the dice has coveted– RV 10-28 (4)

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March 14 Wednesday

Divinity

O beauteous one, we have established our perpetual brotherhood with harmony in mother’s womb- RV 8-13 (8)

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March 15 Thursday

Sorrow

As drivers of chariots avoid bad roads, let sorrows pass us by-

8-47-5

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March 16 Friday

Guidance

Like two winds aging not, confluent rivers, come quick vision, like two eyes before us.  Come like two hands most helpful to the limbs, and guide us, like two feet to what is precious.- RV 2-39

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March 17 Saturday

Holiness

He who is being called by us in prayer is resplendent in holiness- RV 8-44(21)

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March 18 Sunday

Inaction

Surely there will come future times when brothers and sisters will perform acts unworthy of kinsfolk. -RV 10-10

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March 19 Monday

Love

As wood-pine clings round a tree, another will cling to you, girt with a blessed alliance.-RV 10-13

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March 20 Tuesday

Offering

The milk is blended with the honey of the bee; come quickly hither and drink- RV 8-8 (4)

Be pleased, Song Lover, with this song; it flows abundant like the sea- RV 3-12 (5)

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March 21 Wednesday

One

One who is all is lord of what is fixed and moving, that walk, that flies, that multi form creation – RV 3-54 (8)

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March 22 Thursday

Plenty

With plenty for his true ally, the active man will gain the spoil – RV 7-42 (20)

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March 23 Friday

Possibility

What the teeth have encompassed ,  the tongue eats –

RV 10-68 (6)

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March 24 Saturday

Prayer

Show thy mercy on us once, O Gracious Lord, be like father to us- RV 10-33 (3)

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March 25 Sunday

Let not the wicked rule over us – RV 10-25 (7)

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March 26 Monday

May we not offend against thine holy statutes, as a kind friend, O God, best of all be gracious- RV 8-113

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March 27 Tuesday

God, place me in the ever-lasting, undecaying sphere wherein heaven’s  light is set and  eternal light shines- RV 9

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March 28 Wednesday

Relief

Raiment (clothing) is the body, food is life and healing ointment gives life.-R V 8-24

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March 29 Thursday

Request

Make me immortal in that realm, where happiness transports, where joys and facilities combine and longing wishes are fulfilled.-9-113-10

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March 30 Friday

Search

The Brahman seeks the worshipper, the wright (builder) seeks the cracked and the leech the maimed.

9-cxii-112

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March 31 Saturday

Trousseau (Bride’s clothes)

Thought was the pillow of her couch, sight, the unguent for her eyes and earth and heaven, her treasury -RV 10-85-7

 

—SUBHAM—-

 

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