GOOD AND EVIL QUOTATIONS-JULY 2018 CALENDAR (Post No.5147)

Compiled by LONDON SWAMINATHAN

 

Date: 26 JUNE 2018

 

Time uploaded in London –  6-40 am (British Summer Time)

 

Post No. 5147

 

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FESTIVAL DAYS- JULY 13 PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE (VISIBLE IN AUSTRALIA) , JULY 14- PURI RATHA YATRA, JULY 17- DAKSHINAYANA PUNYA KALAM, JULY 27 VYASA PURNIMA AND LUNAR ECLIPSE (VISIBLE IN INDIA; CHANDRA GRAHANA)

 

FULL MOON DAY-27; NEW MOON DAY-12; EKADASI FASTING DAYS- 9, 23

AUSPICIOUS DAYS- 1, 2, 5, 11

 

 

JULY 1 SUNDAY

‘A good deed is never lost’

Na hi Kalyaanakrut Kascit Durgatim ( Bhagavad Gita 6-40)
For never does anyone who does Good tread the path of woe.
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JULY 2 MONDAY

Good counsel has no price

Uddared Aatmanaatmaanam (Bhagavad Gita Chap. 6, Sloka 5)
One should lift oneself by one’s own efforts

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JULY 3 TUESDAY

‘A good example is the best sermon’

The noble win over their foes by helping them—Ramayana Manjari
Ripum apyupakaarena vasikurvanti saadhavah

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JULY 4 WEDNESDAY

‘Example is better than percept’
‘Gurus can be had by hundreds and thousands but chelas ( disciples) -there is not one’ is an ancient saying. It means that many are the persons who can give good advice but those who follow it are few— Rama Krishna Paramahamsa

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JULY 5 THURSDAY

‘A good horse should be seldom spurred’

The ethical excel — Katha Sarit Sagara
Gunavaan hi varah

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JULY 6 FRIDAY

The wolf may lose his teeth, but never his nature

O destroyer of foes! No sin accrues to the slayer of sinners

Valmiki Ramayana 5-52-11

na paapaanaam vadhe paapam vidhyate satrusuudana

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JULY 7 SATURDAY

‘The good is the enemy of the best’

A single virtue eclipses all faults —-Canakya Niti 10-15
Eko gunah khalu nihanti samastadosaan

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JULY 8 SUNDAY

‘Of two evils chose the least’

Go by merits, not looks — Subhasita Ratna Bhandakaram
Gunam prcchasva maa ruupam
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JULY 9 MONDAY

‘Ill weeds wax well’

Sin manifests itself -Kahavatratnakar

svayam paapah prakaasate

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JULY 10 TUESDAY

‘Ill weeds grow apace (fast)’

Sin and mercury are hard to digest — Rama Krishna Paramahamsa

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JULY 11 WEDNESDAY

‘Better be alone than in bad company’

The saintly seek solitude Kavatratnakar
Santo vivikamicchanti

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JULY 12 THURSDAY

‘Evil communications corrupt good manners’

Those headed towards their doom , are inclined to sin – Ramayana Manjari

patisyataam matih praayah kilbisaabhinivesinii

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JULY 13 FRIDAY

There are black sheep in every flock

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JULY 14 SATURDAY

Envy shoots at others and wounds herself

Sin kills the sinner- Granthasthagagegaku

paapi paapena hanyate

 

JULY 15 SUNDAY

The treason is loved, but the traitor is hated

The merits of pilgrimages fructify in time, communion bears fruit instantly with the saintly— Canakya Niti 6-36
Kaalena phalate tiirtham sadhyah saadhusamaagamah

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JULY 16 MONDAY

‘Treachery will come home to the traitor’

In this very world , one reaps the fruits of one’s sins ere long

Valmiki Ramayana 3-29-9

na ciraat praapyate loke paapaanaam karmanaam phalam

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JULY 17 TUESDAY

‘A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit’

Not merely the one who abuses the great, but he too who listens to it, partake of the sin- Kumarasambhavam 5-83

na kevalam yo  mahato papbhaasate srnoti tasmaadapi yassaabhaak

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JULY 18 WEDNESDAY

He that lies down with dogs must rise up with fleas

one sin, many suffer – Vidura Niti

ekah paapaani kurute phalam bhunkte mahaajanah

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JULY 19 THURSDAY

‘From chipping come chips’

Even the talk of the sinners can cause sufficient harm -Kahavatratnakar

kathaapi khalu paapaanaamalamasreyase

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JULY 20 FRIDAY

‘No smoke without some fire’

Heaven sometimes speaks through the mouths of lunatics, children and drunkards- Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

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JULY 21 SATURDAY

‘Of one evil come many’

Those who ridicule the noble are verily sinners and savages –Mrcchakatikam

ye bhibhavanti saadhum te paapaah te ca candaalaah- Mrcchakatika

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JULY 22 SUNDAY

‘When the cat is away the mice will play’

As thieves cannot enter a house if inmates are wide awake, so if you are always on your guard, no evil thought will enter your mind to rob it of its goodness- Rama Krishna Paramahamsa

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JULY 23 MONDAY

‘Who sows the wind will reap the whirlwind’

The wages of the sin assuredly visit the sinner- Valmiki Ramayana 6-111-25

avasyameva labhate phalam paapasya karmanah

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JULY 24 TUESDAY

‘As you make your bed, so you must lie on it’

The most astounding sin is to slay the one who has been granted protection- Valmiki Ramayana 4-12-35

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JULY 25 WEDNESDAY

‘When you are well hold yourself so’

The company of the virtuous yield s every thing SBL
Satan hi sangassakalam prasuute
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JULY 26 THURSDAY

‘Leave (let) well alone’

For whom does not good company benefit? KSS
Kasya satsango na bhavecchubhah

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JULY 27 FRIDAY

‘Ill news is too often true’

The wealth of the sinners is snatched away by fire, robbers, or kings- Kahavatratnakar

paapinastu  dhanam yaati vahnitaskarapaarthivaan

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JULY 28 SATURDAY

‘Bad news has wings’

The black axe of sin hews down all that is charming in no time – Brhat Katha Manjari

ramyam chinattisahasaa paapah kaakakuthaarikah-

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JULY 29 SUNDAY

 

‘More have repented speech than silence’
The eloquent wise speak but one word, S V 2-109
Vaagekaavaagminahsatah

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JULY 30 MONDAY

‘Speech is silvern, but silence is golden’

Fortune and misfortune depend upon words- Tirukkural 642

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JULY 31 TUESDAY

‘Speak fitly, or be silent wisely’

Spotless men speak what is sweet and grasp in others what is meet- Tirukkural 646

–subham–

 

 

 

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