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Guru Gobind Singh – The Birth

Guru Gobind Singh - The Birth

Guru Gobind Singh Ji, Tenth Guru and Last of the Sikhs guru was born to Guru Tegh Bahadur and Mata Gujari Ji on December 26, 1666, at Patna Sahib in Bihar. Though he came into the world that day, the story of his birth began much earlier. Much Before his mortal birth, when he was in a state of bodiless …

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Eid Festival Images

Eid Festival Images

Eid Festival Images: Eid al-Fitr also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram (Bajram), the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day during which Muslims are not permitted to …

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Chhath Puja Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

Chhath Puja Images

Chhath Puja Images for Facebook, WhatsApp: Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival of Nepalese and Indian devotes dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya. The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed by people living in Nepal …

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Guru Hargobind Singh – Life and Times

Guru Hargobind Singh - Life and Times

Guru Hargobind and his unique leadership of the Sikhs after the brutal execution of Guru Arjan by the Mughal emperor Jehangir. Guru Hargobind was only 11 years old when he was appointed the Guru. The Sikhs were already a community of people who had a culture that was distinct from all others – Sikhs were a community that regarded all …

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Kaila Devi Mela

Kaila Devi Mela

The shrine of Kaila Devi is famous for the fair held here every year. The temple is situated on the banks of the Kalisil River in Karauli district of Rajasthan on the Trikut hills, 2 km from Kaila village. The official name for Kaila Devi is Lahura. The erstwhile princely rulers of Karauli state used to believe that Kaila Devi …

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Taj Mahotsav

Taj Mahotsav

Category: Festival Date: Feb 18, 2016 to Feb 27, 2016 Main Attraction: The performances, food and fair are the main attractions of Taj Mahotsav. Overview/History: The Taj Mahotsav is celebrated every year since 1992 at Shilpgram near the Eastern gate of the Taj Mahal. The 10 days long carnival provides a vibrant platform which showcases India’s rich art, craft, cultures, …

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Meer Taqi Meer: Famous 10 couplets

Meer Taqi Meer: Famous 10 couplets

Mirza Ghalib once said this about Meer Taqi Meer, another renowned poet of his time: “Reekhta kay tumhi ustaad nahi ho Ghalib, Kehte hain agle zamane me koi Mir bhi tha. “(You are not the only master of Urdu, Ghalib. They say there used to be a Mir in the past).” Born in Agra on September 20, 1723, Meer is …

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रेलगाड़ी – महजबीं

छुक-छुक, छुक-छुक करती रेल, धुआं उड़ाती चलती रेल। देखों बच्चों आई रेल। रंग होता है लाल इसका, इंजन लेकिन काला इसका। पेड़, नदी, खेत, खलियान, पार कर जाती चाय की दुकान। जाती जयपुर, मालवा, खांडवा, रायपुर, बरेली और आगरा। किसी शहर से किसी नगर से, नहीं है इसका झगड़ा-वगड़ा। ∼ महजबीं

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ताजमहल – राम प्रसाद शर्मा

अखिल विश्व की आन है ताज, आगरा की तो शान है ताज। शाहजहाँ ने इसे बनवाया, मुमताज प्रेम सर चढ़ाया। संगमरमर भी लगा सफेद, समझ न आये इसका भेद। अमर प्रेम की है निशानी, सोए इसमें राजा रानी। देखने इसे पर्यटक आएं, दाँतों तले ऊँगली दबाएं। विश्व धरोहर यह कहलाता, ताजमहल तो सब मन भाता। ∼ राम प्रसाद शर्मा

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Geography Quiz

Geography Quiz – Geography, environment & general science related quiz for kids… The Earth is an amazing planet, with vast oceans, high mountains, deep lakes, and dry deserts. Take a spin around the globe and see how many of these geography facts you can ace!

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