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Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Biography – Childhood, Life, Profile, Timeline

Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Biography

Born On: July 1, 1882 Born In: Bankipore, Patna, Bihar, India Died On: July 1, 1962 Career: Physician, Politician Nationality: Indian Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, one of the very few people who are talented enough to acquire both the M.R.C.P. and F.R.C.S. degrees, was an eminent physician, one of the most important freedom fighters for India and also the second …

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Vat Savitri Puja – Celebration, Legends, Rituals & Significance

Vat Savitri Puja - Celebration, Legends, Rituals & Significance

There are many fasts and rituals associated with married Indian ladies which they specifically perform for the well being and prosperity of their spouse. Vat Savitri puja is one amidst the list. Vat Savitri Puja is observed by married women in almost all parts of India with great dedication and devotion. This is a special fast observed by married women …

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Buddhist Shrines

Buddhist Shrines

Buddhism is a religion based on the divine teachings of Lord Buddha or King Siddhartha. His father was the ruler of Kapilavastu, so, he lived a life of comfort and luxury in the palace. At the age of 29, he, for the first time, saw the miseries that humankind faced. Deeply disturbed he gave up all his comforts. Abandoning his …

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मनेर शरीफ, बिहार

मनेर शरीफ, बिहार

मनेर शरीफ पटना से प्राय: 30 कि.मी. दक्षिण-पश्चिम की ओर है। किसी समय यह सोन और गंगा नदी के संगम पर बसा हुआ था। आज का मनेर करीब दो हजार घरों का एक छोटा-सा कस्बा है और सड़क के किनारे कुछ दुकानें हैं जिसमें दैनिक जीवन में काम आने वाली चीजें मिल जाती हैं। यहां का ‘नुकदी का लड्डू’ बहुत …

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When is Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

When is Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

The auspicious festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on first day of Vaisakh month (April-May) according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Hence, the festival of Baisakhi is also popularly known as Vaisakhi. According to Gregorian Calendar, Baisakhi falls on April 13 every year and on April 14 once in 36 years. This variation in date is due to the fact that date …

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Brief Introduction to Jainism: Culture & Traditions

Brief Introduction to Jainism: Culture & Traditions

The word “Jain” is derived from Jina (“Victor,” or “Conqueror”) implying final victory over bondage to life’s misery. Jainism has the universal message of nonviolence. The absence of a creator god in Jainism can be understood as a reaction against the nature worship of early Vedic religion, the priestly order of Brahmanism, and the theology of the Upanishads. Jain arts …

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Lord Mahavir Sayings in English

Lord Mahavir Sayings in English

Mahavira, also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last Jain Tirthankara (Teaching God). Mahavira is often called the founder of Jainism, but this was not the case because the Jain tradition recognizes his predecessors. Mahavira was born into a royal family in what is now Bihar, India, in either 599 BC or 480 BC. At the age of 30, …

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Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Founded in the 6th century BC, Jainism is one of the most significant religions of the world. The foundation and formation of the religion rested on twenty-four prophets (Tirthankaras) who arrived in the world to deliver the message of peace and tolerance to the people of the world and show the path of spiritual liberation to the vast majority blinded …

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Legends of Mahavira Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Legends of Mahavira Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

The two sects, namely the Digambars and the Svetambaras, have slightly different stories related to the birth of Lord Mahavira. According to the Digambar school of Jainism, Lord Mahavira was born in 615 BC, but according to the Svetambaras, he was born in 599 BC. Though the two sects believe that he was the son of Siddharth and Trisala, the …

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Bollywood Romantic Comedy Film – Runningshaadi.com Movie Review

Bollywood Romantic Comedy Film - Runningshaadi.com Movie Review

Directed by: Amit Roy Produced by: Shoojit Sircar Written by: Navjot Gulati & Amit Roy Starring: Amit Sadh, Taapsee Pannu Music by: Anupam Roy, Abhishek-Akshay & Zeb Release Date: 17 February 2017 Runningshaadi.com is a romantic-comedy produced by Shoojit Sircar and Crouching Tiger Motion Pictures about the unique concept of helping people run away with the love of their life …

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