Saturday, July 20, 2019

Festivals and Culture

News and articles on cultural events, celebrations, and festivals like Rath yatras, appearance days of the Lord and His devotees.

Balarama Purnima – The Appearance day of Lord Balaram

Just like Lord Krishna's appearance day is known as Krishna Janmastami, the appearance day of Lord Balaram, who is the elder brother of Krishna,...
shaktipeeth

The lost aspects of Shaktipeeth Temples – Things to know

The marriage of Lord Shiva and Devi Sati is one of the most important events marked in the Shaiva and Shaakta sects of present-day...

Thanking Lord Dhanvantari, the Founder of Ayurveda, on Dhanteras

Diwali festival in India is a 5-day celebration starting from Dhanteras with every single day having its own significance. Out of this, on the...
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Mayapur Kirtan Mela 2019 – Devotees from over 60 countries chant together

In 2019, kirtan is readily available anywhere in the world. Kirtan is daily performed in temples and on the streets across the globe. Every...

Two million participate in Jagannath Rath yatra in Puri

Jagannath Puri saw an unprecedented assembly of devotees on this Rath yatra day, partly due to the Navakalevara event. A crowd of almost two...

Knowing more about Srimati Radha on Radhastami day

Loved, directly or indirectly, by one and all, moving and non-moving beings, Srimati Radharani, more commonly known as Radha, Radhika, Radhe and many other...
Kartik month ghee lamps

Month full of Dancing – What makes Kartik month so special?

We have heard of people dancing on the new year day, on birthdays, in clubs and in parties. Such dancing lasts for a day...

Celebrating Lord Sri Balarama Appearance day

Many of us know Sri Krishna Janmastami, but not all of us know that just seven days before Janmastami comes the appearance day of...

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Well said Modi – Our Education System Shouldn’t Produce Robots

Among the many laudable initiatives that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken up since he took charge at the PM office, one most important...

Mysterious palace linked to King Arthur discovered in Cornwall, England

Ancient structures have always bewildered modern archaeologists, especially when they discard scriptural evidences as mythology. Scholars are well aware that governments across the world...

High rising National pride but Narendra Modi needs to hold his horses

Now when it is official that Indians are riding on a high national pride under Narendra Modi's leadership, it may be interesting to find...

Knowing more about Lord Sri Balarama on His Appearance day

We know Lord Krishna and Krishna Janmastami but not all of us know much about Lord Balarama, or Balaram, the transcendental elder brother of...

Shame on Indians who doubt India’s Surgical strike for political gain

Starting 1947 when Britishers successfully manged to divide India by creating hatred between Hindus and Muslims, India has seen a constant flow of cross-border...