Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 24 Jul 2011 12:28 and updated at 24 Jul 2011 12:28


vp.1.10 The wife of Angiras, Smriti, bore daughters named Sinivali, Kuhu,
vp.2.8 degree of Visakha, and the moon is in the head of Krittika (these positions being cotemporary with the equinoxes), that equinoctial season is holy (and is styled the Mahavishubha, or the great equinox) 18. At this time offerings are to be presented to the gods and to the manes, and gifts are to be made to the Brahmans by serious persons; for such donations are productive of happiness. Liberality at the equinoxes is always advantageous to the donor: and day and night; seconds, minutes, and hours; intercalary months; the day of full moon Paurnamasi(); the day of conjunction Amavasya(), when the moon rises invisible; the day when it is first seen (sinivali); the day when it first disappears Kuhu(); the day when the moon is quite round Raka(); and the day when one digit is deficient Anumati(), are all seasons when gifts are meritorious.

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