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Maha Shivaratri Legends: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Maha Shivaratri Legends: Hindu Culture & Traditions

There are various legends related to the auspicious festival of Maha Shivratri. These legends are similar in one sense, as they all throw light on the greatness of Lord Shiva and his supremacy over all other Hindu Gods and Goddesses. They also explain the importance of fasting on Shivratri and chanting the name of Lord Shiva, while staying awake all …

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Dilip Kumar – Biography, Bollywood Actor, Film Career

Dilip Kumar - Biography, Bollywood Actor, Film Career

Born: December 11, 1922 (age 94), Peshawar, Pakistan Full name: Muhammed Yusuf Khan Spouse: Asma Rehman (m. 1980–1982), Saira Banu (m. 1966) Dilip Kumar — One of the greatest actors ever to grace the Indian silver screen – Dilip Kumar was a name to reckon with in the Hindi tinsel world in the 50’s and 60’s. His unique style of …

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Durga Puja Coloring Pages

Durga Puja Coloring Pages

Durga Puja Coloring Pages: Colors never fail to attract kids and so Maa Durga coloring pages are the best option to engage them and also induce the spirit of the Durga Puja festival. Choose from our exciting collection of Durga Puja Coloring Pages. Durga Puja Coloring Pages

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Navratri Festival Greetings For Facebook, WhatsApp

Navratri Festival Greetings

Navratri Festival Greetings For Facebook, WhatsApp: All nine days during Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shakti. Shardiya Navratri falls in the month of September or October. The nine days festivity culminates on tenth day with Dussehra or Vijayadashami. Navratri is a time where nine forms of Hindu goddesses like Durga, Bhadrakali, Amba or Jagadamba, Annapurna, Sarvamangala, Bhairavi, …

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Durga Puja Quotes in English

Durga Puja Quotes in English

Durga Puja Quotes in English: Durga Puja is not simply about celebrations and feasting. The actual carousing of the Puja is all about enlightenment of soul and the celebrations of the goodness over evil. It is about the triumph of truth over false and right over wrong. Durga Puja is about sustaining the mass believe of emergence of an almighty savior whenever …

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National Technology Day

National Technology Day

Every year, ‘National Technology Day’ is celebrated across India on May 11; being commemorated to memorize the anniversary of Shakti, the Pokhran nuclear test held on 11 May 1998. The first, indigenous aircraft “Hansa-3” was test flown at Bangalore on this day. Not only this, India also performed successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day. The …

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Shakti: The Divine Feminine – Anuja Chandramouli

Shakti: The Divine Feminine - Anuja Chandramouli

This week, with the advent of Navratra and the beginning of Durga Puja in one form or another all over the country, sees the beginning of the religious festivities commemorating the goddess’s battle and eventual triumph over obnoxious buffalo demon Mahishasura and his hordes. Tradition holds that the devas (gods) unable to face him pleaded for help from the Hindu …

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What is the difference between South Indian and North Indian ways of celebrating Navrathri?

The Navratri festival is dedicated to the Mother Goddess. Known by other names such as Durga, Devi, she occupies a special place in the Hindu pantheon. She represents Shakti, the cosmic energy that animates all beings, and is also considered to be prakriti (nature), the counterpart of purusha. Together, they are responsible for the creation of the world according to …

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Yantra – Astrological Relevance

Yantra – Astrological Relevance — Yantra (यन्त्र) is the Sanskrit word for a mystical diagram, especially diagrams or amulets supposed to possess occult powers in astrological or magical benefits in the Tantric traditions of the Indian religions. Traditionally such symbols are used in Eastern mysticism to balance the mind or focus it on spiritual concepts. The act of wearing, depicting, …

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