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significance of Navratri

Symbolizing victory of positivity over negativity, Navratri literally means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit; Nav – Nine and Ratri – nights. During these nine nights and ten days, the three forms of the goddess -Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi – are invoked…. Continue Reading →

Mandir that doesnot belong to any religion-Matrimandir

The Matrimandir (Sanskrit for Temple of The Mother) is an edifice of spiritual significance for practitioners of Integral yoga, situated at the centre of Auroville,tamil nadu initiated by The Mother of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. It is called soul of… Continue Reading →

Bahiram yatra

Every December, people in Central India look forward to this yatra (procession or pilgrimage), A unique celebration of religion and food, the Bahiram yatra (named for the place) begins on December 5th and ends on February 5th every year. About… Continue Reading →

Khalsa Heritage museum

Virasat-e-Khalsa is conceived as a repository of the rich heritage of the Khalsa its history and culture of the Punjab so as to inspire visitors with the vision of the Gurus, emphasizing the eternal message of the great gurus for… Continue Reading →

Grandson of krishna-Aniruddha

Aniruddha , was the son of Pradyumna and the grandson of Krishna. 2. He is said to have been very much like his grandfather, to the extent that he may be a jana avatar, avatar of Vishnu. The four important… Continue Reading →

Missing Pillars

In Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, there is the huge cave of Kedareshwar in which there is a big Shiva Linga, which is completely surrounded by water. Its height from the base is five feet, and the water is waist-deep. It is… Continue Reading →

Sister of lord Rama

Shanta was a daughter of Maharajah Dasharatha and Kausalya, but was adopted by the king (rajah) of Angadesh, Raja Rompad, and her aunt Vershini, an elder sister of Kausalya. Vershini had no children, and, when at Ayodhya, Vershini jokingly asked… Continue Reading →

Char dham

Char Dham are the names of four pilgrimage sites in India that are widely revered by Hindus. It comprises Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameswaram. It is considered highly sacred by Hindus to visit Char Dham during one’s lifetime. The Char… Continue Reading →

Prayer beads

Rudraksha, is a seed traditionally used for prayer beads in Hinduism . The seed is produced by several species of large evergreen broad-leaved tree in the genus Elaeocarpus, with Elaeocarpus ganitrus being the principal species used in the making of… Continue Reading →

Panipat’s Dusshera

A tradition – in which people dress up like Hanuman and move around on city streets — brought to this part of the country by the Laiya and the Hyderabadi communities of the Mianwali district in the northwest of Punjab… Continue Reading →

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