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Why Manipur's Holi is the best in India
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Why Manipur's Holi is the best in India

'For us, North Indians, who are habitual late comers and lackadaisical in our temple attire; who go to temples in jeans and shorts; who keep our temples dirty, where rotting flowers are strewn in the pathway -- Manipur teaches us grace and discipline,' says Tarun Vijay.   IMAGE: Children wear traditional Manipuri clothes during Holi or the Yaosang festival in Manipur. Photograph: Kind courtesy, GuruBidya/Creative Commons Manipur is not just a subject of politics, terrorism and road blocks. Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago

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Swaminarayan new temple project initiated in South Africa

Over 3,000 devotees attended the foundation laying ceremony of a new temple of the BAPS Swaminarayan organisation at North Riding, north of Johannesburg in South Africa.
 DNA4 days ago BAPS Swaminarayan new temple project initiated in South Africa  catchnews.com4 days ago

Special pilgrims train launched for Northeast region

[India], Feb.25 (ANI):In a bid to improve connectivity and to make northeast region a destination paradise, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRTC) and the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) recently launched the "Aastha Circuit Train" a special ...
 Sify1 month ago Snapdeal's 'Unbox India' sale records maximum success from the North  Business Standard2 months ago

Festive spirit grips India on Makar Sankranti, harvest

People in most parts of the country were under the grip of festivity today with Makar Sankranti being celebrated in north and eastern states and those in Assam and Tamil Nadu soaking in harvest festivals Magh Bihu and Pongal. Lakhs of devotees took holy dip ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Six lakh devotees throng Yellamma temple

The popular pilgrimage centre in north Karnataka, Yellamma gudda (hill) housing Goddess Renuka Devi, popularly known as “Yellamma Devi” in Saundatti taluk, reverberated with the chants of “Udho Udho…...
 The Hindu2 months ago
The Assam Tribune

Nabagraha Temple: its history and annual yajna

Nabagraha Temple is the only astrological and astronomical centre not only in Assam, but in the entire North-Eastern region of India. It is situated in the south-eastern part of Guwahati city over the Chitrachal hill. Built by King Rajeswar Singha, the temple ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago

M M Hassan's remark suggests menstruation still taboo in India

New Delhi: Congress party leader M.M Hassan's shocking description of menstruation as being impure and women should not enter places of worship during that time, has once again brought the issue in public debate and that it is still considered taboo by a ...
 Sify2 days ago

Chattisgarh native arrested for theft at temple

A man hailing from Chattisgarh, who stole a conch kept near the sanctum sanctorum of the high security Padmanabha swamy temple here, was arrested today, police said. The 51-year-old Paramanand Soni, who had come to offer worship at the temple, was arrested ...
 Business Standard5 days ago

Seven injured as one cluster bus rams into another

Seven people today suffered injuries while deboarding a cluster bus which was rammed into by another bus outside north Delhi's Hanuman temple, police said.
 DNA3 weeks ago
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Travel calendar: Places to visit in March

From Mathura to Udaipur, we tell you the places to head to this month.  Come March and both Indians (and foreigners alike) wait for Holi, the festival of colours. Almost every city in India -- especially the ones in North India -- celebrates Holi. But have you witnessed the traditional festivities in Vrindavan or experienced a cultural Holi in Shantiniketan, Kolkata?   This year, Holi on a Monday and it gives you the opportunity to enjoy a long weekend.  Also there's the ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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