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Six-day Varuna Yagam gets off to a colourful start

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Vedic students pray ahead of the commencement of Varuna Yagam at Tirumala on Friday.—Photo: By Arrangement 32 Vedic scholars take part in the ceremony The six-day Kareeristi Varunajapa and Parjanyasanti ... The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
Odisha Samaya

Reincarnation of the living trinity

What is Nabakalebara? The word Nabakalebar denotes the new body in Oriya language and the four deities of the grand temple (Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan) undergo exactly the same on the great occasion. The wooden idols of the ...
 Odisha Samaya1 month ago

History behind a LEGEND

The story of Goa's origin for most Goans is restricted to the Parashurama legend, the dismal understanding of the state's beginnings rooted in four pages added as an afterthought to our Class X history textbooks. This popular version dismisses the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Jagran Post

Shocking rituals in India

While some rituals of course hold some scientific meanings but scores of customary practises or beliefs exist as a result of long term following by a significantly big group of people. Rituals such as baby dropping, Kesh lochan or Gajan have little or zero ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago

Hundreds take part in Cheti Chand fete

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Sindhis celebrating Cheti Chand on the occasion of New Year at Sindhu Bhavan in Visakhapatnam on Saturday.— Photo: K.R. Deepak As the lights went off, a group of six girls swayed to the tunes of Ganesh ...
 The Hindu2 months ago City abuzz with Cheti Chand preparations  Times of India2 months ago

Panchangam predicts late rains in Telangana

HYDERABAD: Some predictions of scarcity and some of plenty were made for Telangana on Ugadi as the state ushered in the Telugu New Year Manmadha. The panchangam for the new year, read at the official celebration at Ravindra Bharati auditorium that ...
 Times of India2 months ago
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Indian navy ships on goodwill visit to Bangladesh

Indian High Commission in Dhaka says those ships are on a training tour to the region covering Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, apart from Bangladesh. Officers, cadets and sailors of India and Bangladesh will get an opportunity to ...
 Bdnews24.com2 months ago
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Renewal at Puri

It takes a festival for a city to reinvent itself. In July, five million devotees will descend on Puri, one of the four places of worship that a Hindu must visit in his lifetime. The occasion is the Nabakalebar festival when Jagannath, revered by millions as the lord of the world, takes a new form, exemplifying the principle of reincarnation, the cycle of birth and death. The festival promises to transform Puri, a town in coastal Odisha of less than half-a-million people, according to the 2011 ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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