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Devotees in Varanasi celebrate Holi with pyre ashes

Devotees in Varanasi celebrate Holi with pyre ashes

Pt Chhannulal Mishra's famous lines 'Khele Mashane mein Holi Digamber, khele mashane mein Holi (Lord Shiva playing Holi at cremation place' was recreated in Varanasi's Manikarnika Ghat on Tuesday like every year. Amidst burning pyres, a group of people ..., 2 weeks ago

An ode to Lord Shiva through music, dance

Paying an ode to Lord Shiva through music and dance, eminent classical artists rendered a soulful evening on Tuesday through their mesmerising performances at 'Maha Shivaratri' organised at 'Raja Radha Rangmanch in the national capital.Organised at Natya ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Sridevi, Shammi and the smiling faces of Hrishida's cinema

Sukanya Verma's Super Filmi Week.   Monday There's no reaching closure from Sridevi's untimely death. Not so soon anyway. The last few days have been engulfed in denial and nostalgia. Every time I write a tribute for a recently deceased film personality, a tiny piece of my heart crumbles and collapses. I've had to write so many in the last few years that even the mention of the word 'loss' horrifies me. Most of us, who admired her, are finding solace in revisiting Sri's classic movies and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

50th anniversary of 'The Beatles' in India celebrated in Rishikesh

[India], Mar 6 (ANI): Yogacharyas and participants of the 29th annual International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh took part in a special meditation at Maharishi Mahesh Yogiji's Ashram, near Parmarth Niketan. The renowned band, 'The Beatles' ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Taj towers above all controversies

'How better can we depict the Mughal heritage?'Veer Arjun Singh reports. IMAGE: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Taj Mahal with his family during their visit to India last month. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters In 1989, a self-proclaimed historian claimed that the Taj Mahal, a Mughal-era mausoleum, was, in fact, a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. In his book, Taj Mahal: The True Story, Purushottam Nagesh Oak argued that Shah Jahan had seized the 'Tejo Mahalaya', a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Holika dahan 2018: Date, legend and significance

Holi, the Indian festival of colours, is just around the corner. The day prior to this spring festival is known as Chhoti Holi, which is also famous as Holika dahan. How is Holika dahan celebrated? Chhoti Holi, or Holika dahan, is marked by the lighting of a ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Want to be a production designer? Read this!

'A production designer could earn Rs 10 lakh per film. It could be Rs 70 lakh for an established designer.' IMAGE: Jiah Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in Nishabd. What exactly does a production designer do in a film? What's the difference between an art director and a production designer? And how does one become one? Production Designer Aparna Sud, who has worked in films like Neerja, has all the answers. Hailing from Shimla, Aparna has worked in the film industry for 14 years. She tells us that a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

City temples mark Mahashivaratri with day-long pujas

Devotees flocked the temples to watch special abhishekas, pujas, mantra jabas and night-long jagarane to mark the day-long Mahashivaratri celebrations in the city. Most of the city temple trusts had organised special programmes like dance, music and plays to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

MYSORE — The Seat of the Royal Wodeyars

While being based in Bangalore I frequently travelled to and fro by road between Bangalore and Ooty —passing through the calm and staid Mysore often referred to as the ‘City of Palaces’. I had never stopped long enough to see any of these palaces, till ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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