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Maha Shivaratri 2018: What to do and what to avoid on this aus...

New Delhi : One of the most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar is here. Maha Shivratri dedicated to Lord Shiva will be celebrated on February 13th this year according to the Gregorian calendar. Shiva devotees observe fast, visit temples and offer their ... Sify, 1 month ago

Maha Shivratri 2018: Devotees throng to seek blessings of lord of lords at Babulnath temple

On Tuesday, it was the second round Vijay Dubey made of the Babulnath Temple. An ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, considered God of Gods in Hindu mythology, he had brought his extended family this time to Babulnath Temple, one of the most visited temples during ...
 DNA1 month ago

Photos: In search of Lord Shiva in India

Rediff readers seek out the legends of Lord Shiva. You can share your #India-Photos too! The second biggest deity of lord Shiva in the world -- the biggest is in Nepal -- stands in Murdeshwar, Karnataka. Murdeshwar is another name of Shiva.The place finds significance in the Ramayana.Photograph: Satyanarayana Murthy.   Tungnath temple -- one of the Panch Kedars in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand -- is the highest Shiva temple in the world.It is believed to be at least 5,000 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Challenging the saffron party on its Hindutva turf

FC Bureau City: New Delhi What stood out in Rahul Gandhi’s Gujarat campaign was his temple run. The BJP, which has positioned itself as a withholder of Hindu rights, was rattled by Gandhi flaunting his Hindu identity and mocked him for suddenly remembering ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

UPA govt refused religion tag to Veerashaiva-Lingayat in 2013

The UPA government headed by Manmohan Singh had, in 2013, rejected the demand for granting separate religion status to Veerashaiva-Lingayat, saying it is a sect of Hinduism. The office of the Registrar General of India (RGI), in its communication, to then ...
 Deccan Herald2 hours ago

Udai Singh’s Wonderland

It is believed that Maharaja Udai Singh went on a hunt in the Aravalli Hills when he met a hermit, who told the king that the fertile land on the banks of the Pichola Lake, would be an excellent capital for him. Udai Singh took his words seriously and ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week 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.com2 weeks ago

This Maha Shivratri, know about 12 jyotirlingas and their significance

He is Natraj, the Mahakaal, the destroyer among the ‘Tridev’. As devotees prepare their homes and hearts to worship Lord Shiva on the auspicious occasion of ‘Mahashivratri’, here’s look at the 12 Jyotirlinagas spread across ...
 DNA1 month ago
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