Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals oi-Prithwisuta Mondal By Prithwisuta Mondal on July 15, 2019 Guru Purnima, also known as Vyasa Purnima, marks the birth anniversary of Ved Vyasa, the author and a character in the epic Mahabharata. It is also believed that Gautam Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh on this day. It is generally celebrated on full moon day or Purnima of the Shukla Paksha or the waxing moon in the Ashadha month of the Hindu calendar. This day is dedicated to Gurus or teachers. Students generally offer puja and gift their teachers or Gurus as a mark of respect and appreciation. This year, the Guru Purnima Tithi will start at 01:48 am on Tuesday, 16 July, and will end at 03:07 am on 17 July. Coincidentally, 17 July will also witness the partial lunar eclipse, that will be visible in India as well. Significance Of Guru Purnima Gurus have most often be referred to as the spiritual guides who show the path of knowledge and … [Read more...] about Guru Purnima 2019: Date, Time And Significance
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Home Health Diabetes Diabetes oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on November 14, 2020 14 November is observed as World Diabetes Day which is the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. The day was initiated in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organization as a response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The theme of World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness Month 2020 is The Nurse and Diabetes - where the campaign aims to raise awareness around the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes, especially amidst this pandemic. The campaign is represented by a blue circle logo that was adopted in 2007 after the passage of the UN Resolution on diabetes. The blue circle is the global symbol for diabetes awareness. It signifies the unity of the global diabetes community in response to the diabetes epidemic. A balanced … [Read more...] about World Diabetes Day 2020: 10 Fruits To Avoid If You Have Diabetes
Home Astrology Horoscope Horoscope oi-Deepannita Das By Deepannita Das on February 14, 2021 This week of February will bring a positive change in the lives of some zodiac signs, while others will be disappointed. If you are curious to know what will happen in these seven days, then read your weekly horoscope. Let's see what the stars have in store for you. Aries: 21 March - 19 April If any of your important work was stuck in the middle of last week, then it is very likely to be completed this week. Although you will be very busy at the beginning of the week and you will not be able to find time for yourself but you can get good results from this hard work. During this time in office, you are advised to take special care of your behaviour. Avoid being furious when interacting with your superiors. If you keep your side in peace then it will be good for you. These weeks are expected to be very profitable … [Read more...] about Weekly Horoscope: 14 February To 20 February
More than happy Source: J. Kruegere ¡Gracias a la vida, que me ha dado tanto! – Violeta Parra Odysseus, "man of many devices" ( polytropos ), had most of his epic adventures behind him three years after leaving Troy. Then, with all his ships having sunk and all his friends dead, he finds himself on the island of Ogygia, alone with the goddess Calypso , "she who conceals." For seven years, he longs for his home, Ithaca, and he cries out to the gods for help. Zeus sends Hermes to instruct Calypso to let Odysseus go. She doesn’t take it well, at first, for she loves Odysseus and she had promised him eternal life (and love) in her alluring company. Odysseus, being insistent and with the backing of the top Olympic brass, prevails. Calypso makes a raiment for him and allows him to build a raft, though not without warning him that if he only knew the troubles and griefs fate held in store for him, he might think better of his plan. There is a lot of psychology here, … [Read more...] about Pleasure and Pain
Source: SamWilliamsPhoto/Pixabay Does the global pandemic have you feeling blue? You are not alone. Many people worldwide are experiencing anxiety , stress, and depression . The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is creating a global mental health challenge due to a number of stressors including job or income loss, childcare, homeschooling, and social isolation . Over 33 percent of adult Americans consistently reported symptoms of anxiety disorder or depressive disorder, and that number is rising each week, according to statistics from the Household Pulse Survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in collaboration with the Census Bureau, during May 14 – July 21, 2020. In the most recent poll for the week of July 16 – July 21, 2020 by the same institution, 40.9 percent of adult Americans had symptoms of anxiety disorder or depressive disorder. By comparison, during the period of January – June 2019, only 11 percent of U.S. … [Read more...] about Is COVID-19 Triggering a Mental Health Crisis?