FEBRUARY 2021 CALENDAR ;QUOTES ON MANLINESS & COURAGE (Post.9202)

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Post No. 9202

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FEBRUARY 2021 ‘GOOD THOUGHTS’ CALENDAR

Festival Days–

FEB.11- THAI AMAVASAI ; 14- VALENTINE DAY; 16- VASANTA PANCHAMI; 19 -RATHA SAPTAMI, SHIVAJI JAYANTI  ;  27- MASI MAGAM, ATTUKKAL PONGAL IN KERALA AND GURU RAVIDAS JAYANTI.

FULL MOON DAY -FEB.26/27; NEW MOON DAY- 11; EKADASI FASTING – 7/8, 23,

AUSPICIOUS DAYS – FEB.1, 3, 4, 8, 15, 24, 25

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FEBRUARY 1 MONDAY

Protection of another man’s life is the zenith of heroism-

Sanskrit Proverb

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FEBRUARY 2 TUESDAY

A man’s merit is  the measure of his mental strength. Tirukkural 595

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FEBRUARY 3 WEDNESDAY

Where is manliness in slaying those asleep on your lap? Hitopadesam 4-52

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FEBRUARY 4 THURSDAY

The hard world is enjoyed only by the hardened- Ramayana Manjari 6-4-215

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FEBRUARY 5 FRIDAY

Does a lion, full of leonine pride, ever settle for grass? Niti Sataka 21

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FEBRUARY 6 SATURDAY

Manliness abandons the spineless- Ramayana Manjari 4-12-449

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FEBRUARY 7 SUNDAY

Ill luck resides with the indolent and good luck of the lotus deity Lakshmi with strenuous strivers;Tirukkural  617

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FEBRUARY 8 MONDAY

Vacillation is unbecoming of a man- Avimaaraka Am 2-33

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FEBRUARY 9 TUESDAY

Men of indomitable will, soon meet with all round success- Katha Sarit Sagara

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FEBRUARY 10 WEDNESDAY

God himself fullfills the desires of the highly spirited- Katha Sarit Sagara

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FEBRUARY 11 THURSDAY

Grief departs in grief before a brave hero. Tirukkural 625

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FEBRUARY 12 FRIDAY

A tiger will not eat leftovers- Valmiki Ramayana 2-61-16

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FEBRUARY 13 SATURDAY

Great ones do not harm others treacherously like thugs- Sisupalavadha 16-52

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FEBRUARY 14 SUNDAY

Strong willed mental courage is manliness. Tirukkural 600

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FEBRUARY 15 MONDAY

The courageous do not tread the wrong path even in fear- Jaatakamalaa

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FEBRUARY 16 TUESDAY

The sun doesn’t encounter darkness with a lamp- Padmapraabrtka

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FEBRUARY 17 WEDNESDAY

The brave do not brag, they only show

Na hi suuraa vikaththante darsayantyeva paurusam.

Sanskrit proverb

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FEBRUARY 18 THURSDAY

Though fate stands in the way, strenuous effort yields ready fruits;

Tirukkural  619

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FEBRUARY 19 FRIDAY

No god’s grace with out human endeavour- Yajnavakyasmrti 1-351; 32

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FEBRUARY 20 SATURDAY

Don’t forsake manliness-

Paurusam na parityajet- Sanskrit Proverb

FEBRUARY 21 SUNDAY

He who has spirit never loses heart when he fails

597

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FEBRUARY 22 MONDAY

One endowed with heroism is alone hailed as gallant

Valmiki Ramayana 6-71-59

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FEBRUARY 23 TUESDAY

A vigour less man carries no value- Kahaavatratnaakar-163

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FEBRUARY 24 WEDNESDAY

Courageous men have prowess as their aid-

Prataapasahaayaa hi sattvavantah- proverb

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FEBRUARY 25 THURSDAY

When adversity advances like a flood, it vanishes with a thought in the mind of the man that is wise;

Tirukkural 622

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FEBRUARY 26 FRIDAY

Kingship comes naturally to those powered by heroism

Hitopadesam 2-19

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FEBRUARY 27 SATURDAY

To the noble, their own vitality bestows prosperity

Katha Sarit Sagara 3-4-65

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FEBRUARY 28  SUNDAY

Wealth will find its own way to the person of unfailing energy. Tirukkural 594

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BONUS QUOTES

Those who labour on untiringly and without fault will overcome even fate;

 Tirukkural 620

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Bulls plough through uneven levels patiently. Before such toil, troubles melt away troubled. Tirukkural 624

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The valiant vituperate, not the arrogant

Katha Sarit Sagara

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Power rests in the hand, not in the word

Bhuje viiryam nivasati, na vaaci- PROVERB

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SOURCE BOOKS

Suukti Sudha,

Chinmaya International Foundation, Ernakulam, Kerala

For original Sanskrit sayings, please buy the book with 3000 sayings.

AND

Tirukkural

–SUBHAM—

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