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Bhai Dooj – Hindu Festival

Bhai Dooj

Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Dooj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. Thus, Bhayya Dooj is the …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Inspirational Desh Bhakti Poem मेरा परिचय

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Inspirational Desh Bhakti Poem मेरा परिचय

हिन्दू तन–मन, हिन्दू जीवन, रग–रग हिन्दू मेरा परिचय! मै शंकर का वह क्रोधानल कर सकता जगती क्षार–क्षार। डमरू की वह प्रलय–ध्वनि हूँ, जिसमे नचता भीषण संहार। रणचंडी की अतृप्त प्यास, मै दुर्गा का उन्मत्त हास। मै यम की प्रलयंकर पुकार, जलते मरघट का धुँआधार। फिर अंतरतम की ज्वाला से जगती मे आग लगा दूँ मैं। यदि धधक उठे जल, थल, अंबर, …

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E.D. Viswanathan Book Review: Amazing Secrets of the Bhagavad Gita

E.D. Viswanathan Book Review: Amazing Secrets of the Bhagavad Gita

Publisher: Rupa Pages: 297 Price: Rs 295 When E.D. Viswanathan published his “Am I a Hindu?” – which took the form of a lively discussion between a 14-year-old American born Indian and his father, covering all aspects of Hinduism — it proved an instant hit. The author follows the same style to explain, lucidly, what the Bhagavad Gita is all about. …

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Pakistan Weird News: Hindus protest sale of Om-inscribed shoes

Pakistan Weird News: Hindus protest sale of Om-inscribed shoes

While world was celebrating “International Yoga Day” – Hindus in Pakistan’s Sindh province are protesting the sale of shoes inscribed with sacred religious symbol ‘Om’ and described the actions of shopkeepers selling them as “unfortunate” and “blasphemous”. The patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC), Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, said that they have lodged protests with the Sindh government and local …

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Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev

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Unfortunately, Akbar died soon after and the struggle for the Delhi throne began between his son, Jahangir, and grandson, Khusro. Jahangir’s son, Khusro, had a lot of respect for the Guru. When he was defeated in the battle, he left for Punjab and sought refuge with the Guru in Amritsar. The Guru told Khusro clearly that his house gave shelter …

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Hinduism Facebook Covers

Hinduism Facebook Covers

Hinduism Facebook Covers: Collection of FB Covers for Hindu’s religious events, ceremonies and festivities. Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. With approximately one billion followers, Hinduism is the world’s third largest religion by population, and the majority religion in India, Nepal, Mauritius and Bali (Indonesia). Hinduism has been called the “oldest …

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Jainism

Jainism

Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Shasan or Jain dharma, is an Indian religion that prescribes a path of ahimsa – nonviolence – towards all living beings, and emphasises spiritual interdependence and equality between all forms of life. Practitioners believe that nonviolence and self-control are the means by which they can obtain liberation. Asceticism is thus a major focus of the Jain faith. The three …

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When is Ram Navami or birthday of Lord Rama celebrated?

When is Ram Navami or birthday of Lord Rama celebrated?

Ram Navami is the celebration of the birthday of Rama, a divine figure in Hinduism. On this festival people perform Kalyanotsavam (marriage celebration) with small images of Rama and Sita in their houses, and at the end of the day the deity is taken to a procession on the streets. Ramnavami or the birthday of Lord Rama falls on the …

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Ambedkar Jayanti Quotes in English

Ambedkar Jayanti Quotes in English

Ambedkar Jayanti Quotes in English: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was elected as the chairman of the drafting committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly to draft a constitution for the independent India; he was the first Law Minister of India; conferred Bharat Ratna in 1990.

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Which religion worship God Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva?

Which religion worship God Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva?

These Gods are worshipped by Hindus. They are very important to them, as they believe Brahma is the creator, Vishnu is the preserver and Shiva is the destroyer of the world. Hinduism is one the oldest religions, it began in India more than 5,000 years ago.

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