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Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Biography, Indian Politician, Educationist

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Biography, Indian Politician, Educationist

Born On: July 6, 1901 Born In: Calcutta (Kolkata), India Died On: June 23, 1953 Career: Politician Nationality: Indian Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, the son of eminent educationist and Calcutta University Vice Chancellor Ashutosh Mukherjee, was a prominent member of the Congress party during the prime ministership of Jawaharlal Nehru. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was responsible for the ministry of industry and …

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Jamat-Ul-Vida 2017: Last Friday of Ramzan

Jamat-Ul-Vida 2017: Last Friday of Ramzan

Ramzan is the holy month wherein Muslims observe a fast. In this pious period, Jamat-Ul-Vida is an extremely auspicious day for Muslims. As per Islamic history and religion, it is the last ‘Jumma’ prayer of the month. In other words, it marks the last Friday of Ramzan. Etymologically, it arises from the words ‘juma’ and ‘wida’ which mean “gathering”and “farewell” …

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Guru Arjan Dev Martyrdom Day 2017 – 16 June

Guru Arjan Dev Martyrdom Day 2017 - 16 June

Guru Arjan Dev Ji was fifth Guru of the eleven Sikh Gurus. Born in Goindval, Punjab, he was the youngest son of Guru Ram Das Sahib Ji and Bibi Bhani Ji. Bibi Bhani ji was the daughter of Guru Amar Das. Guru Arjan became the fifth Guru on September 1st, 1581 after the death of his father Guru Ram Das. …

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पेड़ सदा शिक्षा देता है – शिक्षाप्रद हिंदी कविता

पेड़ सदा शिक्षा देता है - शिक्षाप्रद हिंदी कविता

पेड़ सदा शिक्षा देता है जीव जंतुओं की ही भांति, वृक्षों में जीवन होता है। कटने पर डाली रोती है, छटने पर पत्ता रोता है। जैसे हम बातें करते हैं, लता वृक्ष भी बतयाते हैं, जैसे हम भोजन करते हैं, सभी पेड़ खाना खाते हैं। जैसे चोट‌ हमें दुख देती, पेड़ों को भी दुख होता है। जैसे श्वांस रोज हम …

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Saint Kabir Jayanti 2017 – 9th June

Saint Kabir Jayanti

Saint Kabir Jayanti is celebrated in honor of Sant Kabir Das, a mystical saint and poet predominant in North India. Kabir was born to Muslim parents in Benaras (erstwhile Varanasi) who turned to spirituality and religion at a very young age. Saint Kabir Jayanti is observed as an auspicious day dedicated to Kabir. His life took a major turn after …

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Mosques Of India

Mosques Of India

Call it mosque, masjid, or dargah, they all refer to the same thing – ‘the dome of Allah’. India is home to a slew of mosques that dots the country’s skyline and tots up as a gentle reminder of the country’s Islamic past. It’s hard to miss the sandstone marvel of Fathepur Sikri or the imposing appeal of Charminar once …

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Eid ul Fitr Celebrations: Muslim Culture & Traditions

Eid ul Fitr Celebrations: Muslim Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr characterizes the end of Ramadan or the Islamic holy month of fasting. While Eid means festivity, Fitr stands for breaking the fast. Together, the term is symbolical of breaking of the fasting period. The day is usually celebrated on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. Often termed as ‘Smaller Eid’, Eid ul-Fitr is a three day …

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Eid-ul-Fitr Prayers: Islamic Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr Prayers: Islamic Culture & Traditions

Eid ul Fitr prayers are obligatory for every Muslim and are meant to be offered in congregation. However, in the contemporary celebrations of the festival, many Muslims also pray individually. After the moon of Shawwal is sighted on the last day of Ramadan, the Takbir is recited. The time for Eid prayers is from sunrise till Zuhr. It is also …

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Eid-ul-Fitr Date 2017 – When is Id-ul-Fitr 2017

Eid-ul-Fitr Date 2017 - When is Id-ul-Fitr 2017

Eid-ul-Fitr is the biggest Muslim festival that is celebrated all across the globe. It falls on the first day of Shawwal (tenth month of the Islamic Calendar), after the completion of the month long fast of Ramadan. The celebrations extend up to three days. Id-ul-Fitr is distinguished as a thanksgiving day. Allah is thanked by Muslims all over the world, …

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Eid-ul-Fitr Significance: Muslim Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr Significance: Muslim Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr, also known as Ramadan Id, is celebrated by Muslims across the world, at the end of the month of Ramadan. It signifies the breaking of the fasting period, with the sighting of new crescent moon in the evening, on the last day of Ramadan. The celebration extends to a fiesta of three days and is also called ‘Choti Eid’, …

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