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Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots
Author Index
Invocation Introduction
Monday's Lesson Tuesday's Lesson
Wednesday's Lesson Thursday's Lessson
Friday's Lesson Saturday's Lesson
Sunday's Lesson
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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'Faith in self' means and amounts to confidence in one's own 'self' i.e., faith in one's own strength, skill and will. Self-confidence is a great virtue. An invaluable asset. It illumines the present and brightens the future. It is comparable to a torch that dispels darkness encircling the world. The well-cultivated faith lashes at the evil despair and pounds the wavering, sluggish laziness to powder. It puts to rout the Satan Frustration first. There is nothing unconquerable and unattainable and unanswerable to a man of faith. 'Impossibility' is erased from his life's dictionary. He springs to action at the very mention of it. He then summons up his resources, sharpens his intellect and marches forward thrusting aside the critics and spurning all the obstacles on his way. And so, he wins ultimately. Does it mean that he wears a success-proof armor? No! Not at all!! He falls often. Bleeds frequently. But the magic of his faith is that he rises, every time he falls, and runs as soon as he rises. So, none could hear the thud at his fall, but all could see a sudden bump, following the fall. Moreover, he never broods over the losses, or failures, nor does he search for scars, or amputations. His self-confidence propels all his impulses and enables him to achieve what he aspires.

But, lack of faith, mind you, results in stagnation of action, giving birth to self-approach. Stagnation sounds a death knells to progress of any kind in anything. Symptoms of deterioration of the accumulated strength, or wisdom appear as first installment. Deterioration is detestable. 


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