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Mostly Forgotten History: Lord Varuna the Just

The great Ojibwa recently wrote an article explaining that many believe the term barbarian came from Greeks mocking others who said bar, bar, bar. Likely true. Mocking people from neighboring regions is a popular human pass time. Perhaps also, ... Daily Kos, 1 month ago

Yagam to appease rain god

Following the continuous dry weather conditions, Sri Raja Rajeshwara Devasthanam authorities have launched a four-day varuna yagam to appease the rain god on Friday. During the four-day ritual, the temple priests would be performing pujas ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago 'Varuna Yagam' concludes at Tirumala  NetIndia123.com3 weeks ago Varuna Yagam begins at Tirumala  NetIndia123.com1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Acute water crisis hits Tirumala

Tirumala: Acute water crisis resurfaced in the holy abode of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala. With the monsoon playing truant and water bodies literally drying up atop the hill shrine, the temple administration is finding itself in some serious spot ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 weeks ago
The Hindu

Praying for the heavens to open up

Many things are wrought by prayers is the famous quote of Lord Alfred Tennyson. In a befitting manner the city's Hindus and the Muslims, known for their cordial co-existence, joined hands for a noble and necessary cause. Seeking divine intervention ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Varanasi heads towards a parched future

VARANASI: The millennia old city that was once an ideal model of rainwater harvesting is looking at a parched future. The groundwater is depleting at a rate of two-feet annually. The situation is worse in all the eight blocks with 16 out of 19 ...
 Times of India5 days ago Kashi heads towards a parched future  Times of India5 days ago

Surrender To The Guru (Guru Purnima)

Previous Next Use ← → keys to navigate Part 1 of 12 PRITI AGRAWAL outlines the path followed by a few enlightened masters PRITI AGRAWAL outlines the path followed by a few enlightened masters Yasyadeve para bhaktir-yatha deve tatha ...
 Speaking Tree2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal

Surya The Sun God

01:51 am The healing properties of Sun are unaccountable, says MEERA S. SASHITAL. It was evening. The traffic was moving at a snail pace halting at every step. Suddenly from my Auto I beheld right in front a huge round orange coloured ball. It was ...
 The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago
The Hindu

The unexpected nature of art

Tiny ceramic flowers decorate the two village men, sculpted by Koilpitchai Prabakar. The long petal-shaped eyes of his sculptures are arresting. "I am from Chennai and I derive inspiration from flowers that fall from the trees in the rainy season.
 The Hindu1 month ago

Power of mantras

The antecedents leading to the birth of Jamadagni, his son Parasurama and of Vishwamitra related by Sage Suka in the Bhagavata Purana reflects the truth that through divine grace and the power of Vedic mantras, one could obtain worthy off-springs ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Worshipping while Menstruating: What's wrong in it?

Previous Next Use ← → keys to navigate Even in historic times, menstruation was seen as a time to seclude women from the household. In Mahabharata, it is said that Draupadi was menstruating during her vastra-haran, and that is why she was ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago
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