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Sadhus perform `Chhari-Pujan` at Dashnami Akhara temple

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 22:03

A large number of devotees including Sadhus on Friday joined "Chhari Pujan" at a temple here, marking the beginning of the culmination phase of the 44-day annual yatra to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Chhari-Pujan performed in Srinagar with religious fervour, gaiety

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 22:03

Amidst vedic chants, the traditional Chhari-Pujan of the silver mace of Lord Shiva was performed at Dashnami Akhara on Sunday.

Mauni Amavasya: Over 3 crore devotees take holy dip in Sangam

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 08:39

Over three crore devotees led by ascetics of Hindu sects on Sunday took a holy dip at Sangam on `Mauni Amavasya`, considered the most auspicious day of bathing during the 12-yearly Kumbh congregation here.

Shankaracharya, Akhara head enter Kumbh amid controversies

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 22:04

Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth Swami Swaroopananda Saraswati and President of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad Mahant Gyandas entered camps at ongoing Maha Kumbh amid controversies surrounding them.

Maha Kumbh: Factional feud among akharas

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 14:45

Factional feud among the orders of ascetics has come to the fore at the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation with one of the "akharas" threatening to boycott the upcoming "Shahi Snan".

ABAP election flawed, alleges Gyandas; Claims he is the chief

Last Updated: Sunday, November 28, 2010, 15:16

Gyandas alleged the selection of Balwant Singh of the Nirmal Akhara as president of the parishad was illegal.

Akhara Parishad appears to have split

Last Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010, 20:46

Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad appeared to have virtually split on Friday with a meeting of the apex body of Hindu sants here electing its new office-bearers.

Ayodhya: Akhara to approach SC before Nov 30

Last Updated: Friday, October 29, 2010, 00:29

Nirmohi Akhara, the main litigant in the Ayodhya title suits, today said it will approach the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court verdict before November 30.

Nirmohi Akhara to challenge in SC verdict in Ayodhya case

Last Updated: Saturday, October 16, 2010, 14:29

Nirmohi Akhara, one of the three claimants to the disputed site in Ayodhya, Saturday said it will challenge in the Supreme Court the Allahabad High Court verdict in the case.

Nirmohi Akhara wants mediation of Kalam, Deoband, Shri Shri

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 21:34

Nirmohi Akhara wants mediation of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoban and Jamiat Ulama Hind along with Hindu religious leaders like Baba Ramdev and Shri Shri Ravi Shankar and Murari Bapu.

Ayodhya solution: ABHM, Nirmohi Akhara differ

Last Updated: Saturday, October 09, 2010, 15:49

With the Nirmohi Akhara agreeing to explore possibilities of an amicable solution to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has decided to distance itself from the Akhara.

Ayodhya verdict: Another party to move SC

Last Updated: Monday, September 27, 2010, 16:02

Nirmohi Akhara plans to move SC for postponement of judgment for 3 months.