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Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Doong, Pathankot, Punjab मुक्तेश्वर महादेव धाम

Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Doong, Pathankot, Punjab मुक्तेश्वर महादेव धाम

मुक्तेश्वर महादेव धाम द्वापर युग में पांडवों द्वारा अपने वनवास के बारहवें वर्ष में स्थापित किया गया था। पांडव अपने प्रवास के क्रम में दसूहा जिला-होशियारपुर से होते हुए माता चिंतपूर्णी के दर्शन करते हुए आए तथा इस शांत एवं निर्जन स्थान को अपने निवास के लिए चुना। मान्यता है कि वे इस स्थान पर करीब छ: मास तक रुके। …

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Janmashtami Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp

Janmashtami Festival Images

Janmashtami Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp: Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of July or August. According to the Hindu calendar this religious festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon. Sri Krishna is …

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Kipling Sahib: The Raj Patriot – Subhash Chopra

Kipling Sahib: The Raj Patriot - Subhash Chopra

Publisher: New Millennium Pages: 141 Price: £ 9.95 This is an autopsy of Joseph Rudyard Kipling, known to Indians in particular for “Kim” and the more lovable “Jungle Book” stories. Indian journalist Subhash Chopra says the Lahore-born English writer’s knowledge of India was half-baked and his love for India has been overstated. “Yet most of his admirers turn a blind eye to …

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How is Hanuman related to Pandavas?

How is Hanuman related to Pandavas?

The venerable ape also features in the great epic Mahabharata. How Hanuman met the valiant Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers is itself a marvelous tale. He recognized Bhima as his spiritual brother, since both were born with the blessings of Pavana, the Wind God, and promised to aid the Pandavas in the big battle of Kurukshetra. Hanuman positioned himself …

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अंधा युग – धर्मवीर भारती

अंधा युग - धर्मवीर भारती

धर्मवीर भारती का काव्य नाटक अंधा युग भारतीय रंगमंच का एक महत्वपूर्ण नाटक है। महाभारत युद्ध के अंतिम दिन पर आधारित यह् नाटक चार दशक से भारत की प्रत्येक भाषा मै मन्चित हो रहा है। इब्राहीम अलकाजी, रतन थियम, अरविन्द गौड़, राम गोपाल बजाज, मोहन महर्षि, एम के रैना और कई अन्य भारतीय रंगमंच निर्देशको ने इसका मन्चन किया है …

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Menaka’s Choice – Kavita Kane

Menaka's Choice - Kavita Kane

Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 290 Price: Rs. 295 Forever young and beguilingly beautiful, capable of swaying gods, men and demons alike from their resolve, they are the Hindu pantheon’s most alluring and mysterious characters, but have never got their due, appearing only in cameo roles (though significant and catalytic) or in old legends recounted afresh. It was high time the …

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Kapal Mochan Mela

Kapal Mochan Mela

Kapal Mochan Mela is annually held in the Kartik Month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. The main religious event includes taking bath in a sacred pond at Kapal Mochan and a fair. It is believed that the water in the tank is filled by the Saraswati River. Kapal Mochan is around 17 km northeast of Jagadhari …

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What is Legend of Lubdhaka?

The Legend of Lubdhaka The legend of Lubdhaka is deeply related to Mahashivaratri and explains the popular custom of all-night worship of Lord Shiva on the festival. As a tradition devotees recite the legend of Lubdhaka while they observe fast in worship of Lord Shiva on Mahashivaratri. And, it is only after observing an all night fast that devotees eat …

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Raja Ravi Varma

Raja Ravi Varma (April 29, 1848 – October 2, 1906) was an Indian painter from the princely state of Travancore who achieved recognition for his depiction of scenes from the epics of the Mahabharata and Ramayana. His paintings are considered to be among the best examples of the fusion of Indian traditions with the techniques of European academic art. During …

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Mallika Sarabhai

Mallika Sarabhai, one of the leading exponents of Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi, is the daughter of the dancing legend Mrinalini Sarabhai and the renowned scientist Vikram Sarabhai. A multifaceted personality, Mallika is not only a dancer, but also a noted film-maker, internationally known choreographer, an actress, a TV anchor, an editor, a publisher and so on. Throughout her different careers dancing …

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