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About 21 results for "saivite"

Maternal love

While all the Nayanamars, as the 63 Saivite saints are called, are thought of highly, one of them was singled out for praise by the others, and was praised by the Saivite saint Manickavachagar too. The one thus singled out was the Nayanmar known as ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

Power of His feet

Saivite saint Manickavachagar received deeksha from Lord Siva, who put His feet on the saint's head. Manickavachagar talks of the power of Lord Siva's feet. He says that the moment the Lord's feet touched his head, he moved away from his relatives. ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

A Saivite Pilgrim Centre

KURNOOL: Mahanandi is a holy Shivaite pilgrimage center located in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh. At a distance of 15 km from Nandyal, 80 Kms from Kurnool and 290 Kms from Hyderabad, it is located near Gopavaram village. It is believed that the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

A reflection on his life on 150th birth anniversary

The name of Anagrika Dharmapala is today revered and synonymous with Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka, then known as Ceylon, at a time when more than three centuries of European occupation was eroding the values of the Sinhala Buddhists. He is also ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News5 days ago

God — an experience

Comment · print · T T T+· T- What form does Lord Siva take? The answer is that He is formless, but He takes the form of a Linga, and also has a form such as we see in idols, said K. Sambandan, in a discourse. In addition, His forms are ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

A tough puzzle, indeed!

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Natarajar and Sivakamasundari found on the walls of the Parankundram cave. Photo courtesy: Arvind Venkatraman, V. Prithvi Façade of the cave with the outer reliefs. Photo courtesy: Arvind Venkatraman, V.
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

God of many things

Counting the roadside idols on Pillayar Chathurthi (PC) day ... night, rather, has always been a favourite pastime of mine. Driving around town and stopping by every few yards for a window darshan and a hurried salute is truly an exhilarating ...
 News Today3 weeks ago

Reviving Kashmir's Hindu Past

Mr. Vijay Bakaya, a prominent Kashmiri Pandit leader has said that Kousar Nag was never a pilgrim destination. It has always been a trekking destination for adventure lovers. In the past off and on some Kashmiri Pandits would visit the place but ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago

Fruits of devotion

Madaipallis or temple kitchensplay an important role in preserving the food culture of communities. After offering prayers at the sanctum sanctorum, devotees then head over to the prasadam stall where traditional foods, first offered to the deity, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

Unveiling Mylapore's Rich Past

CHENNAI: It was quarter past seven on Sunday morning, the lanes of Mylapore were abuzz with activity. One could spot Iyer and Iyengar mamas in their traditional panchakachams. They had just finished their prayers and were curiously glancing at us.
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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