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Easter History: Christian Culture & Traditions

Easter History: Christian Culture & Traditions

Essentially a springtime festival, there has been much debate over the origin of Easter, in the religious context. However, there is a general acceptance of the proposition offered by 8th-century English scholar St. Bede, according to which, Easter owes its origin to the old Teutonic mythology. According to the mythology, the occasion was observed as a spring festival, by the …

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Easter Day: Christian Culture & Traditions

Easter Day: Christian Culture & Traditions

Easter is the day when Jesus Christ was crucified and the Christians offer prayers and services in the Churches. Easter is another important festival for Christians. On this day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and ascended into heaven. Easter eggs and Easter bunnies are a major attraction during Easter, the festival of rejuvenation of life and living. In the …

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Khalil Gibran Quotes in Hindi खलील जिब्रान के अनमोल विचार

Khalil Gibran Quotes in Hindi खलील जिब्रान के अनमोल विचार

खलील जिब्रान (6 जनवरी, 1883 – 10 जनवरी, 1931) एक लेबनानी-अमेरिकी कलाकार, कवि तथा न्यूयॉर्क पेन लीग के लेखक थे। उन्हें अपने चिंतन के कारण समकालीन पादरियों और अधिकारी वर्ग का कोपभाजन होना पड़ा और जाति से बहिष्कृत करके देश निकाला तक दे दिया गया था। आधुनिक अरबी साहित्य में जिब्रान खलील ‘जिब्रान’ के नाम से प्रसिद्ध हैं, किंतु अंग्रेजी …

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Village Blacksmith – Short English poetry on Blacksmith

Village Blacksmith - Short English poetry on Blacksmith

Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands. His hair is crisp, and black, and long, His face is like the tan; His brow is wet with honest sweat, He earns whate’er he can, And looks …

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What is worship like during the Easter season?

What is worship like during the Easter season?

The Easter season is the most joyful and festive season of the Christian year. Worship during this time features the prominent return of the Gloria in Excelsis (“Glory in the highest”) and the Alleluia (“Praise the Lord”), expressions of joy and praise that were removed from the liturgy at the beginning of Lent. Hymns and organ music are often reinforced …

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Who Is St. Patrick and Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Who Is St. Patrick and Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Every March 17th, thousands of people don their greenest garb, march in Irish pride parades, eat green clover-shaped cookies, and quaff frosty mugs of green beer in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. But do you really know who St. Patrick was and why he is celebrated? Patrick was born in AD 387 just south of Hadrian’s Wall in Britain, which …

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क्रिसमस पर कुछ अनमोल विचार

क्रिसमस पर कुछ अनमोल विचार

क्रिसमस पर कुछ अनमोल विचार: क्रिसमस या बड़ा दिन ईसा मसीह या यीशु के जन्म की खुशी में मनाया जाने वाला पर्व है। यह 25 दिसम्बर को पड़ता है और इस दिन लगभग संपूर्ण विश्व मे अवकाश रहता है। क्रिसमस से 12 दिन के उत्सव क्रिसमसटाइड की भी शुरुआत होती है। एन्नो डोमिनी काल प्रणाली के आधार पर यीशु का …

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Annie Besant

Annie Besant

Annie Besant was born on 1 October 1847 in London to Irish parents. In 1893, she left for India having been influenced by the Indian culture and civilization. She was famous as a social worker, educationalist and journalist. She became a staunch supporter of Indian Independence Movement and her contribution to India’s freedom struggle was remarkable. She founded the Home-Rule …

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हम ने देखा है

हम ने देखा है

बेजुबान पत्थर पे लदे है करोडो के गहने मंदिरो में, उसी देहलीज पे एक रूपये को तरसते नन्हे हाथो को देखा है। सजाया गया था चमचमाते झालर से मस्जिद और चमकते चादर से दरगाह को, बाहर एक फ़कीर को भूख और ठंड से तड़प के मरते देखा है। लदी हुई है रेशमी चादरों से वो हरी मजार, पर बहार एक …

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Big Cabbage – C. Schmid

Two shop boys, Joe and Henry, one day passed by one of the village gardens. “Look at that,” said Joe, “what a beautiful big cabbage.” “That’s nothing,” said Henry, who was something of a boaster. “In my travels in foreign lands I once saw a cabbage bigger than this garden.” Joe, who was a coppersmith, commented: “It must have been …

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