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International Day of Yoga Images, Stock Photos

International Day of Yoga Images

International Day of Yoga Images, Stock Photos: Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice Having its origin in India, Which Aims to transform both body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. International Day of Yoga Images, Stock Photos

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Haldighati Festival 2017 – 24th June

Haldighati Festival

Rajasthan – the colorful land brings celebrations to the rich culture of India. No Indian who has ever heard about historical battles can ever forget the name of name ‘Haldighati’ and more specifically “The battle of Haldighati”, where the King of Mewar – Maharana Pratap fought ferociously. The yellow colored soil of Haldighati turned completely red during the battle in …

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World Environment Day Images, Stock Photos

World Environment Day Images, Stock Photos

World Environment Day Images, Stock Photos: Every year, June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day with a new theme. The day is celebrated to raise global awareness about the significance of a healthy environment and to solve various environmental issues by implementing some actions to protect nature and Earth, leading to a positive and healthy environment for all. World …

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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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Mahesh Navami 2017 – Hindu Festival Legends, Celebration & Rituals

Hindu Festival - Mahesh Navami

India is a secular land where various religions, castes, communities and rituals exist. One such community comprises of the Maheshwari group. As each community has its own set of rituals and festivals, Maheshwari community too has them of their own. This community is more prevalent in the northern part of the country and celebrates Maheshwari Jayanti every year with great …

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Akshaya Tritiya Celebrations: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya Celebrations: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most auspicious days in the Indian calendar and Indians celebrate it with much reverence. The word Akshaya, originating from Sanskrit, refers to one that continues forever and Tritiya is the Sanskrit word for third. The day is celebrated across the country on the third lunar day of Bright Half in the Hindu month of …

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Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Founded in the 6th century BC, Jainism is one of the most significant religions of the world. The foundation and formation of the religion rested on twenty-four prophets (Tirthankaras) who arrived in the world to deliver the message of peace and tolerance to the people of the world and show the path of spiritual liberation to the vast majority blinded …

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Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti

India has produced many great saints and spiritual leaders. The days commemorating the birthdays or the incidents in the lives of these great sons of the soil, are considered especially holy. The birthday of Lord Mahavira is observed by both the Digambra (Sky-clad) and Svetambra (White-clad) Jains on the 13th day of the bright half of the Chaitra month (March-April). …

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Mewar Festival, Udaipur

Mewar Festival, Udaipur

An exhilarating welcome to spring, this festival is a visual feast with Rajasthani songs, dances, processions, devotional music and firework displays. It is celebrated in the romantic city of Udaipur during the Gangaur Festival. A procession of colorfully attired women carrying the images of the goddess Gauri make their way to the lake Pichola. An unusual procession of boats on …

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Kaila Devi Mela

Kaila Devi Mela

The shrine of Kaila Devi is famous for the fair held here every year. The temple is situated on the banks of the Kalisil River in Karauli district of Rajasthan on the Trikut hills, 2 km from Kaila village. The official name for Kaila Devi is Lahura. The erstwhile princely rulers of Karauli state used to believe that Kaila Devi …

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