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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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Tenth Sikh Guru – Guru Gobind Singh

Tenth Sikh Guru - Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Nanak (Sikh Guru), was born at Patna, Bihar, India on December 22, 1666, (Poh Sudi Saptmi). His birthday generally falls in December or January or sometimes twice within a year as it is calculated according to Hindu Bikrami Calendar, which is based on the lunar calendar. According to the Nanakshahi Calendar, the birthday of Guru …

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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is a Sikh festival that commemorates the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Guru of the Sikhs. It is a religious celebration in which prayers for prosperity are offered. What do people do? It is common for large processions to go through markets in India on Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti. People sing …

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Gujarat Motivational News: Surat Family Has Been Organising Mass-Weddings For 5 Years Now

Gujarat Motivational News: Surat Family Has Been Organising Mass-Weddings For 5 Years Now

As many as 236 girls who have lost their fathers were today married off at a mass-wedding ceremony here. The event was organised by the local real estate firm PP Savani Group. Notably, apart from these 236 girls which included five Muslims and a Christian, two boys from Savani family also got married at the ceremony. “I feel extremely proud …

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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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