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Chaitra Navaratri 2019: Know the Health Benefits of Fasting for Nine Days April 09, 2019 06:53

Chaitra Navaratri, the Hindu festival celebrated over a period of nine days, is observed in honor of Lord Rama and the ninth day of Chaitra Navaratri is celebrated as Rama Navami. Chaitra Navaratri features pujas,…

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Kolkata’s Durga Puja Nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site April 02, 2019 04:52

Kolkata’s renowned festival ‘Durga Puja’ has been nominated for UNESCO’s 2020 list of cultural institutions from around the world that require protection and preservation. According to Sangeet Natak Akademi, the autonomous body under the Union…

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Tips to Make Your Kid Familiar with Indian Culture and Traditions March 02, 2019 10:23

Indian nationalists account for a large number staying overseas and since scores of them have put down roots there since ages it would be knotty to Indian origin parents to make their young ones become…

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This Village in Tamil Nadu Serves Mutton Biryani As Prasad During Mega Feast February 26, 2019 10:23

Are you a mutton biryani fan and want to have it for free of charge? In that case, it is a must to stop by Vadakkampatti, a village in Thirumangalam taluka of Tamil Nadu’s Madurai…

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Maha Shivratri 2019: Know the Significance, Vrat Procedure and Fasting Rules February 20, 2019 07:43

Maha Shivratri, one of the preponderantly celebrated festivals observed by devotees of Lord Shiva, is in the offing and Indians all across the globe take up the good time to seek blessings of the supreme…

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Does size and appearance matter in vedic astrology ? March 06, 2017 05:32

All of us at some point in life have peeked into astrology. May be out of curiosity, may be because elders checked our kundali at the threshold of important events in our lives. We have…

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HC prescribes dress code to enter temples in Tamil Nadu December 02, 2015 09:25

The Madras High Court Bench prescribed a dress code for all those visiting temples across Tamil Nadu, which are under the maintenance of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Department. Men have to…

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Significance Of Ear Piercing In Hinduism August 05, 2015 09:30

Ear piercing is known as Karnavedha in Hinduism. It is one of the Samskaras performed for a child in an ear piercing ceremony. Ear Piercing is one of the sixteen major rites known as ‘Shodasha…

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Maha Godavari Pushkaralu 2015 July 14, 2015 11:47

Pushkaram is a Sanskrit word meaning “the one who purifies”. Pushkaralu are celebrated as the annual festival of rivers a particular time of an year when one among the 12 of the most spiritual rivers…

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Aarti August 13, 2013 12:48

The Hindu ritual of aarti accrues from the ancient Vedic concept of fire ceremony or the 'homa'. Generally, one or more wicks made of cotton, or thin cloth strip, is soaked in ghee or camphor,…

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Telugu Wedding Traditions August 13, 2013 12:48

A Telugu marriage has ceremonies, rites and rituals that are full of symbolism and rich significance. These are performed like most Hindu marriage rites with an emphasis on spirituality. The wife has a prestigious place…

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Griha Pravesh Ceremony August 13, 2013 12:48

Griha Pravesh ceremony is the first entry into a newly built house. It is one of the important Hindu rituals in India. It even finds an important place in Vaastu Shastra, the astrological book of…

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