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Magha Purnima – Hindu Festival

Magha Purnima - Hindu Festival

Magha Purnima also known as Maghi Purnima is a full moon day which falls in the month of Magh according to the Hindu calendar. This is roughly in the month of January – February as per the Gregorian calendar. It is the month in which the famous Kumbh Mela (held every 12 years) and the Magha Mela (an annual event) …

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Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp

Chinese New Year Images

Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of …

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Chinese New Year Dates: Chinese Culture & Traditions

Chinese New Year Dates: Chinese Culture & Traditions

January 28th, 2017 is the first day of the Chinese New Year. Since each year is named after 12 different animals, the Chinese New Year Dates system makes it easily for people, in particular, the old people to remember their age. Like for e.g. 2014 was Year of Horse, 2015 was Year of Goat, 2016 is Year of Monkey. And 2017 is …

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Constitution Day / Samvidhan Divas – 26 November

Constitution Day / Samvidhan Divas - 26 November

Constitution day 2016 would be celebrated at Saturday, on 26th of November. Constitution Day (Samvidhan Divas) in India Constitution Day in India is celebrated every year on 26th of November as the constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th of November in the year 1949 and came into force on 26th of January in 1950. Dr. …

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Chiang Mai Yee Peng Lantern Festival Images

Chiang Mai Yee Peng Lantern Festival Images

Chiang Mai Yee Peng Lantern Festival Images: Yi Peng or Yee Peng (local name) is part of the festival of lights in Northern Thailand to show respect to Buddha. It’s date usually coincides with Loi Krathong which all of Thailand celebrates using floating lights on water. In Northern Thailand Yi Peng, which is celebrated alongside Loi Krathong, is different in …

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मुम्बई की कान्हेरी गुफाएं – बौद्ध कला का प्रमाण

मुम्बई की कान्हेरी गुफाएं - बौद्ध कला का प्रमाण

मुम्बई विश्व में पर्यटन के लिए भी विश्व विख्यात है। यहां दूर-दूर से लोग घूमने आते हैं। मुम्बई एवं आस-पास कई ऐसे पर्यटन स्थल हैं जहां हम कम बजट और कम समय में छुट्टियों का आनंद उठा सकते हैं। ऐसा ही एक पर्यटन स्थल है मुम्बई महानगर के पश्चिमी क्षेत्र में स्थित कान्हेरी गुफाएं। बोरीवली के उत्तर में संजय गांधी …

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Yoga Quotes in Hindi योग पर अनमोल विचार

Yoga Quotes in Hindi योग पर अनमोल विचार

योग पर अनमोल विचार / Yoga Quotes in Hindi: योग भारत की प्राचीन संस्कृति का गोरवमयी हिस्सा है जिसकी वजह से भारत सदियों तक विश्व गुरु रहा है | योग एक ऐसी सुलभ एवं प्राकृतिक पद्धति है जिससे स्वस्थ मन एवं शरीर के साथ अनेक आध्यात्मिक लाभ प्राप्त किये जा सकते हैं | जिस योग को स्वामी रामदेव जी महाराज ने …

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Flowers – Lord Buddha English Poem

Flowers - Lord Buddha

Who shall conquer this world and the world of death and the gods? Who shall find the clear path of truth, as a skillful person finds the flower? The wise student will conquer this world and the world of death and the gods. The wise student will find the clear path of truth, as a skillful person finds the flower. …

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What is the triple study or education taught by the Buddha?

What is the triple study or education taught by the Buddha?

According to Buddhism the triple study or education is: The study of morality or good conduct (Silasikkha) The study of mind or mental tranquility (Cittasikkha) The study of knowledge or spiritual insight (Pannasikkha). The practice of this triple study will lead one to deliverance.

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How is the date of Buddha’s birthday celebration determined?

How is the date of Buddha's birthday celebration determined?

Traditionally, Buddha’s birthday is known as Vesak or Visakah Puja. Vesak is the major Buddhist festival of the year as it celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha on the one day, the first full moon day of the sixth month of the Buddhist lunar calendar, or the fourth month of the Chinese calendar or in May, (except …

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