Tuesday, December 21, 2010

winter solstice

dec 22nd, 2010

today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. 

makara sankranti was a major festival, celebrated as mitrotsav in india and persia. christmas, the alleged birthday of the non-existent jesus, was swiped by xtists from the mitrotsav.

... (contd) this is the time bhishma waited for on his bed of arrows at kurukshetra. in kali yuga, light may not overcome darkness, alas.
... (contd) because of precession of earth's axis not corrected in 5000 yr old hindu calendar. makara sankranti suggests light over dark...
SOLSTICE. dec 22nd winter solstice, shortest day of year, beginning of uttarayanam, auspicious time. makara sankranti off by 2 weeks (contd)

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