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PHOTOS: Devotees bring home Maa Durga

PHOTOS: Devotees bring home Maa Durga

Durga Puja, the festival that honours goddess Durga and celebrates her victory over the mythological demon named Mahishasura, kickstarts on Sunday. Durga is interpreted as an embodiment of feminine power in Indian culture and society. The festival is celebrated with gusto, especially in West Bengal, during the last six days of the Navratri festival. The unique part about this year's Durga Puja is that the ninth and 10th day -- Maha Navami and Dashami -- fall on the same day. Post your favourite ..., 1 month ago
Dussehra festival concludes Nagaland Post, 1 month ago
Durga Puja festivities come to end Assam Tribune, 1 month ago

The true victory

Thus, during the first three nights of Navaratri, we invoke the Goddess Durga to destroy all our negative tendencies. Goddess Lakshmi is invoked to cultivate the noble values and qualities and Goddess Saraswati is invoked for gaining the highest ...
 Asian Age1 month ago On a spiritual trail  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Victory over darkness

Diwali, or Deepavali, the Celebration of Lights is the biggest and brightest festival in India. It is celebrated throughout the country and in some other parts of the world. Many lore and legends are associated with this festival. It marks the ...
 The Statesman1 week ago Of gullaks, bansuris and vanishing memories  Rediff.com1 month ago Diwali 2015: The cultural and religious significance of the Hindu festival of lights  International Business Times UK2 weeks ago Celebration of Deepavali  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka2 weeks ago

Victory over evil in Nepal | The Wider Image

(A devotee offers oil lamps on top of his body as part of a ritual during Dashain, the biggest religious festival for Hindus in Bhaktapur, Nepal, October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar) During the festival of Dashain, the highlight of the ...
 Reuters1 month ago Victory over evil in Nepal  Reuters UK1 month ago Community gathers to celebrate Nepalese culture  Individual.com2 weeks ago Bada Dashain celebrated across country and abroad  Kathmandu Post1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Victory over evil: Dussehra celebrated at Krishna Mandir

Krishna Mandir is the only temple in the city that regularly celebrates Hindu festivals. PHOTO: AYESHA MIR/EXPRESS LAHORE: A few dozen people gathered at Krishna Mandir on Thursday to celebrate dussehra, an important Hindu festival. A reading ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago Top 10 facts about Dussehra  Gulf News1 month ago Dussehra 2015: Hindus in India, Nepal and Bangladesh celebrate end of Navratri festival [Photos]  International Business Times UK1 month ago Dussehra 2015: Mythology and significance attached to the popular Indian festival of Vijaya Dashami  International Business Times UK1 month ago

Myanmar's tryst with the goddess of democracy

With more than half the votes counted, Myanmar's dissident-turned-democratic leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is well on the way to become the country's unofficial leader. Her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has won 80 percent of the seats ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka2 weeks ago
WA Today

The day's best photos — Nov 11

Indian labourers transport a clay idol of the Hindu Goddess Kali, 'the Goddess of Power', at Kumartoli, the idol artist's village, in Kolkata on November 9, 2015. The Kali worship takes place on November 11, in the eastern Indian states along with ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago Australian tourist harassed in India over tattoo of Hindu goddess  WA Today1 month ago Aussie tourist harassed in India over tattoo of Hindu goddess  WA Today1 month ago Melbourne man harassed in India over Hindu tattoo  Canberra Times1 month ago

Diwali- A victory of light over darkness

Bhubaneswar: It's not only in Odisha but also the people across the nation, irrespective of caste, creed and community, are celebrating the festival of light- Diwali- with great piety and enthusiasm. The festival is usually known as a celebration ...
 Odisha Television2 weeks ago
Navhind Times

Diwali Is More Than a Festival of Lights

Hindus celebrated Diwali, the festive of light, this past week. Faithful offered prayers to celebrate the victory of light over darkness, exchanged gifts, lit lamps to ward off evil and welcome blessings, and made merry by bursting fire crackers.
 AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago Stories and myths that make Diwali  Navhind Times2 weeks ago Kartik: lamp, lights, and faith  Millennium Post6 days ago Diwali — a festival of lights and colours  DAWN Group2 weeks ago

Devotees bid farewell to goddess, begin countdown

GUWAHATI: Devotees bade farewell to the goddess after four days of festivities with ceremonial immersion on Bijoya Dashami. Thousands of devotees carried out processions with idols and completed the immersion at designated centres marked by the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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