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Gangetic Blunders

Victor Mallet’s recent book River of Life, River of Death begins with a riveting question, ‘How can the Ganges be worshipped by so many Indians and simultaneously abused by the same people?’ The book is an exploration of this irony—the simultaneous ... Open Magazine, 1 day ago

Lifeline of Howraghat - Jamuna river - turns filthy, obnoxious

DIPHU, Dec 5 - The women of Howraghat have demanded that the sacred Jamuna river be cleaned up. To clean up the Jamuna river, the women of the town worshipped the Goddess Ganga here on its banks on Sunday. The women who had gathered in the function expressed ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago

Gangotri shrine closes for six-month winter break

The gates of the Gangotri shrine in Uttarakhand were closed for a six-month winter break on Friday.Amid fanfare and chanting of vedic hymns, locals shifted a statue of the Goddess Ganga to Mukhwa where, from Saturday, puja will be performed for the next six ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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Islamic Bangladesh's fabulous Durga pujas

‘In all the Puja mandaps I saw a large number of Hindu families in traditional attire, and Muslims too -- men and women coming in with reverence.’ ‘A renowned Puja singer, Zeenat Jahan, captivated the audience with her beautiful rendition of Ma Durga songs, and intermittently she would say, Bolo Durga Mai Ki! and the audience will reply in a thundering voice, Jai!’ Tarun Vijay visits 20 Durga Puja pandals in five towns in Bangladesh and comes back impressed.
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Yogi govt omits Taj from UP travel booklet

FC Bureau City: New Delhi State govt prejudiced against monument of love: Opp The Taj Mahal may be one of the seven wonders of the world, an Unesco world heritage site that draws millions of tourists from across the globe and earns the government crores in ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago Taj Mahal missing from Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Weather fails to dampen Durga puja spirit

A scorching sun, extreme humid conditions and then a drizzle - nothing could dampen the spirit of pandal hoppers and Durga puja revellers in Kolkata on Wednesday as lakhs poured on to the streets and thronged the community Puja pandals to soak in the festive ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Durga Puja 2017: This is the real reason why soil from a prostitute's brothel is used to make Durga's idol

While the people of the North are celebrating Navratri prior to Dusshera, the people of the East are gearing up for the holy Durga Puja. A lot of practises and rituals are practised during the festival, there are few rituals that do not have a clear ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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