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Navratri 2018: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to get relief from sufferings

Navratri 2018: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to get relief from sufferings

Unlike Kalratri, who is ferocious, Maha Gauri is calm and compassionate.

 

Oct 17, 2018, 07:07 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

On the fifth day of Navaratri, Lord Kartikeya’s mother – Skandamata - is worshipped by devotees.

Oct 14, 2018, 07:15 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Maa Durga is worshipped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her avatars. 

Oct 11, 2018, 07:42 AM IST
Navratri 2018 Day 1: Worship Devi Shailputri for good fortune

Navratri 2018 Day 1: Worship Devi Shailputri for good fortune

Maa Durga is worshipped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her avatars. 

Oct 10, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

Navratri 2018: Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

The Sharadiya Navratri begins on October 10 and ends on October 18 this year. 

 

Oct 08, 2018, 15:26 PM IST
'Upset' over police treating son's death as suicide, Muslim man in UP converts to Hinduism with family

'Upset' over police treating son's death as suicide, Muslim man in UP converts to Hinduism with family

Despite repeated assertions by the youth's family that he was murdered, the police concluded it to be a case of suicide.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
'Upset' over police treating son's death as suicide, Muslim family embraces Hinduism

'Upset' over police treating son's death as suicide, Muslim family embraces Hinduism

Akhtar later told reporters that he felt the religion change might spur police to "properly investigate his son's murder".

Oct 03, 2018, 08:38 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi: Know why one must not look at the moon on this day

Ganesh Chaturthi: Know why one must not look at the moon on this day

People avoid looking at the moon on Ganesha Chaturthi to avoid Mithya Dosha.

 

Sep 11, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Tithi, Vidhi and Puja Timings

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Tithi, Vidhi and Puja Timings

Ganesha Chaturthi is actually the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganapati on the fourth day during the Shukla Paksha in the Bhadrapada month according to the Hindu calendar. 

 

Sep 11, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Opposition parties slam Mohan Bhagwat's remarks at World Hindu Congress

Opposition parties slam Mohan Bhagwat's remarks at World Hindu Congress

Mohan Bhagwat's statement on solitary lions - in reference to Hindus - being vulnerable to attacks from wild dogs has drawn ire from many.

Sep 09, 2018, 07:45 AM IST
Salman Khan's friend Iulia Vantur all set for acting debut in Bollywood - Check out poster of her first film

Salman Khan's friend Iulia Vantur all set for acting debut in Bollywood - Check out poster of her first film

Filmmaker Prem R Soni took to Twitter on Monday on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami to share the first look poster of the film.

Sep 05, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
Janmashtami 2018: Places associated with Shri Krishna

Janmashtami 2018: Places associated with Shri Krishna

And on this occasion, lets take a look at some of the places in India associated with Lord Krishna.

Aug 29, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
Shravan 2018: Today is the first Somwar of the holy month, here's what you need to know

Shravan 2018: Today is the first Somwar of the holy month, here's what you need to know

Today is the first Somwar (Monday) of the highly auspicious Shravan month.

Jul 30, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Shravan 2018: The Holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva begins tomorrow - All you need to know

Shravan 2018: The Holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva begins tomorrow - All you need to know

Check out the important dates in the Holy month according to both Purnimant and Amavasyant calendars.

Jul 27, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting  Rudra Gayatri Mantra

Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting Rudra Gayatri Mantra

During the month of Shravan, devotees chant Mantras, do Abhishek and offer prayers to Lord Shiva either at home or at temples.

 

Jul 16, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Rath Yatra 2018: Tithi, timings and significance

Rath Yatra 2018: Tithi, timings and significance

Lord Jagannath ( the Lord of the Universe) is derived from the Sanskrit words - Jagat meaning Universe and Nath meaning Lord.

 

Jul 13, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting the Shiva Moola Mantra

Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting the Shiva Moola Mantra

Lord Shiva, who is a part of the powerful trinity (the others being Brahma - The Creator and Vishnu -The Preserver), is also known as the Destroyer.

Jul 13, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

Shravan 2018: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

You may note down the following Shravan Somvar dates:

 

Jul 11, 2018, 07:31 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Check out the important dates in this holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva

Shravan 2018: Check out the important dates in this holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva

Devotees take part in Kanwar Yatra during this period to expression their devotion by carrying sacred water in pitchers that are tied to a bamboo pole. 

Jul 10, 2018, 07:27 AM IST

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