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Gayawal panda opens door for Haj pilgrims

In a rare gesture, Swami Raghavacharya, the well-known priest of the world-famous Vishnupad temple, offered free hospitality to Mecca-bound Haj pilgrims of the state at his ashram. Times of India, 2 weeks ago

Rare gesture: In bihar, priestoffers hospitality to Haj pilgrims, madrassa door opened for Pindadanis

GAYA: In a rare gesture Swami Raghavacharya, the well-known Hindu priest of the world famous Vishnupad temple offered free hospitality to the Mecca-bound Haj pilgrims of the state at his ashram. Reciprocating the priest's gesture, Maulana Umar ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Rare gesture: In Bihar, priest offers hospitality to Haj pilgrims, madrassa door opened for 'Pindadanis'  Times of India2 weeks ago

Power wire change starts

The replacement of the naked electricity wires with low-tension aerial bunch (LTAB) cables started on Thursday at the Vishnupad temple area of Gaya. The initiative of the Indian Power Corporation (Bodhgaya) Limited (IPCL), responsible for power ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Language gain for priests and traders

Gayapal pandas and hawkers here can give a tough challenge to tourist guides and children in urban schools in picking up languages. The diverse gathering of pilgrims from across the country speaking the language of their respective state is no ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 day ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Power cut pain for pilgrims in annual fair

Power cuts during the Pitri-paksh Mela in Gaya have stuck out like a sore thumb on the high-mark performance report card of the district administration. The large number of pilgrims, who have arrived to perform pinddaan rituals, are by and large ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago
The Telegraph

Manjhi lifts curtains on Pitripaksh mela showcase

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi inaugurated the 17-day-long Pitripaksh Mela on Monday evening amid chants of Vedic mantras and blowing of conch shells at Vishnupad temple of Gaya. For the first time ever, a chief minister inaugurated the event, which sees ...
 The Telegraph1 week ago 'Pitripaksha Mela' kicks off at Gaya  Press Trust of India1 week ago Tight security for Pitripaksh  Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago Fair measures to create history  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Pitrapaksh pilgrims trickle in to three-tier security

Gaya: As the pilgrims trickle in to a three-tier security for the performance of 'pindadaan' for the final salvation of ancestors and 'pitridosh nivaran' rituals for the rectification of lineage faultlines to ward off tragedy and unnatural death, ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Netizens hail Gaya harmony initiative

GAYA: Netizens across the world have hailed Hindu priest Swami Raghavacharya and his Muslim counterpart Maulana Umar Noorani for offering hospitality to pilgrims belonging to the followers of other belief systems. One such netizen, Jagdeep H ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

A-yatra-a-day raises Valley hackles

Srinagar, July 27: A Jammu-based Pandit group's bid to revive what it says are traditional yatras in Kashmir has evoked opposition from several Valley-based groups, with a protest held in Srinagar on Saturday. According to the Pandit group, these ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Religious heads want Gaya, Bodh Gaya to be dry zone

The religious heads of twin cities — Gaya and Bodh Gaya — have appealed to the government to declare the two cities as vegetarian and dry zone. A resolution to this effect was adopted at a joint meeting of the Mahabodhi Society of India (MSI) and ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Buddhists ask for Bodh Gaya to be dry, vegetarian zone  Rediff.com2 months ago
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