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New Book Release: Thaipusam in Malaysia: A Hindu Festival in the Tamil Diaspora by Carl Vadivella Belle is now...
Indian vegetarian dinner for Hindu Festival of Lights - Reno Gazette Journal -
The HUB lawn was decked out in color yesterday as students celebrated the Hindu holiday Holi:
What was the other beautiful Hindu festival banned that included worshipping cows and catching thm
The Color of Peace at Hindu festival of color
Wat Religion Sir..You will wish for all Religious Festival like Ramzan and Christmas..but if a hindu ask this..it is religous rite?
it is a secular attack on Ram Navami. It's a Hindu festival so nobody will care! no debates either
Ram Navami is a Hindu festival celebrating birth of Lord Rama, for the first time a local Hindu…
Fair to ask why confused on hijab but categorical Hindu festival Karva Chauth regressive.Why the double standard…
The Colour of Peace. Photograph by Tatiana Sharapova. Holi, the Hindu festival of color, in Vrindavan,
is an annual Hindu temple festival held at the Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur on the Pooram…
Holi Festival of Colors: biggest Hindu celebration in the Western Hemisphere. 25,000 Mormons. 15 Hindus
We celebrated the holiday of last Friday - festival of colors & sharing love!
y is dat u come on time 2 stop the Music during Hindu Festival & nt seen during other festival. Double Standards?
salman is not one of them. I am not a fan of salman but he celebrates hindu festival as well as muslims or other..
a Hindu spring festival also known as the festival of colours UofI have every year
Pls stop wearing bindis to Coachella or any other festival or anywhere really if you aren't Hindu
Not forgetting the festival of What wants barbarism as an boost?
lol! jihadi didi ki tarah teri knowledge bhi fake he! u tried to Ban Hindu festival! jawab milega election me
PE team attended the Hindu Festival at Malabar Hindu Temple on 25/03. Transcending religion & culture.
Alliance Francaise Lagos presents Color Me Rad - Hindu Festival of Colours on Sunday, the 31st…
Happy to everyone celebrating the Hindu Festival of Lights! - LHL
stop the illegal slaughter of Sea Turtles. In Oct 100,000 will die at Hindu Festival in Bali http…
A man climbs the stairs to the Batu Caves during a huge Hindu Festival
Sudesh Kumar Foundation appeal to Stop Animal Sacrifice in Hindu Festival - Durga Puja
Today is the Hindu Festival of Ratha Yatra, the Chariot Festival. Image source:
Photo Gallery: Beautiful pictures of Holi 2014, the Hindu Festival of Colours
Esoteric Calendar - . March 14-18 Holi-Hindu Festival - celebrating the courting of God Shiva by Goddess...
anuman, also known as Hanumat and Pavan-Sut, is one of the most popular deities amongst Hindus and is seen in temples throughout India. His picture, often with Rama and Sita, can be found in almost every Hindu home. He is considered to be the god of power and strength and as such is the most favored deity of wrestlers and bodybuilders, and is especially venerated by princes and warriors; Tuesday is Hindu monks: Dancers at the Hindu Festival of Dussehra in Amritsar, India, honor the monkey god Hanuman, the fierce devotee of Sri Rama. The festival commemorates the triumph of the good Rama over evil demon king Ravana. his sacred day of worship and his birth anniversary is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. In Nepal, his images are usually covered with a thick vermillion mixed with mustard oil and often dressed in a red cloth with a red or golden umbrella over his head. Devotees dressed as monkey-headed Hindu god Hanuman march in a religious procession celebrating the festival of Dussehra in India. Dussehra comme ...
ATTEND! SHARE! INVITE ALL FRIENDS TO THIS EVENT! Durga Puja is widely celebrated in India. It is not only the biggest Hindu Festival celebrated throughout our State - West Bengal, but also the most significant Socio-Cultural Event in Bengali Society, all throughout the World. In 2013, Durga Puja runs from October 09 to13. The dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar. 09th October 2013 - Sashthi 10th October 2013 - Saptami 11th October 2013 - Maha Ashtami 12th October 2013 - Maha Navami 13th October 2013 - Vijaya Dashami ..
June In Greek mythology, the 17th of June marks the marriage of Orpheus and Eurydice. We can glorify the ancient ritual of marriage during this month, feeling the power of this commitment to the "sacred ordeal" of matrimony. Also observed this month are inti Raymi, the Inca sun festival; Rath Yatra, Hindu Festival of the Lord; and Hajj the First Day of Pilgrimage to Mecca and Islam. [Also the 14th is Flag day; and the third sunday is Fathers day, in the USA.] An excerpt from "A man's book of the Spirit" daily meditations for mindful life by Bill Alexander
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Check out gallery of celebrations for Holi (Hindu Festival of Colours) at University College Cork.
We bring you the highlights of Shivratri, a holy Hindu Festival celebrating and commemorating Lord Shiva. This is put insert today.
Today is Basant Panchami is an important Hindu Festival celebrated on the 5th day of Magh month (January – February). Vasant Panchami festival is also referred to as Saraswati Puja or Shree Panchami. Basant or Vasant literally means spring and the festival marks the arrival of spring season. Hindus worship Goddess Saraswati on the day and special poojas are performed to enlighten with knowledge and get rid of ignorance. This year, Basant Panchami date is on 15th February 2013, Friday. Traditionally, Basant Panchami is regarded as the day of the beginning of life and the arrival of happiness. Spring season is the season of rebirth and bloom. It is in this season fields of crops and fruits starts ripening giving a yellow coat to nature. Hence great importance is given to yellow colour during Vasant Panchami festival. People are seen dressed in yellow garments. Children are taught to write their first words on Basant Panchami day. Another important event is the kite flying competitions organized on the day ...
Vishnu Mandir Diwali Cultural Show at Macedonia Community Center... This Sunday, November 11, 2012 @ 4:30pm. Come out and enjoy an evening of Culture, Tradition and Talent! For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes. Known as the Hindu Festival of Lights, it is a day when Devotees offers prayers to Maa Lakshmi and are prepared to welcome Lord Ram home with the lighting of diyas.
History of Karwa Chauth Indian Festivals - Karwa Chauth Karwa Chauth is a traditional Hindu Festival of married women. The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated by married woman in many parts of India, to commemorate their marital relationship. The festival of Karwa Chauth is not only a day when women pray to God for the long and prosperous lives of their husbands, but is also symbolic of their unflagging loyalty towards their spouses. The ritual signifies extreme love and devotion to the husband, as evidenced by the wife's willingness to suffer for his well being. Fast is observed by the married women, to seek blessings of the Almighty and pray for the wellbeing, prosperity and longevity of their husband. The fasting women first observe the moon through a sieve or through their thali that is filled with water thereafter seeing their husband's face and then break their fast. They often close their eyes in the process and do not see anyone but their husbands just after seeing the moon. The first sip of wa ...
On the onset of the much celebrated Hindu Festival, the air is filled with immense enthusiasm, spirituality and...
Why do we celebrate Nag Panchami? Nag Panchami is the snake festival which is celebrated to remember the snakes’ existence. As stated in Mahabharata, on Shrawan Panchmi day, Lord Krishna defeated and killed evil Nag Kalia. Since then Nag Panchami is celebrated. Nag Panchami is a Hindu Festival celebrated in the month of July or August as per Gregorian calendar. It is celebrated in almost all the parts of India but mainly in Maharashtra, Bengal and Southern part of the country. On the occasion renowned Nagas or snakes- Aswatar, Anant, Dhritarashtra, Kanwal, Karkotak, Kalia, Pingal, Padma, Shesh, Sankhpal, Takshak and Vasuki are worshiped. Milk, silver jewelry and turmeric are offered to the snake god by the devotees to gratify them and to seek their refuge from all evils. During this day women portray images of snakes on the wall by using a mixture of cow dung, milk and black powder. It is believed that by doing this the snake will not bite them. Many married women visit their parents’ home on this day ...
Diwali--Hindu Festival of Lights (Best Holiday Books): Discusses the history and traditions, as well as the symb...
Sweets, Lights and *** – It’s Diwali in India (Photos): Diwali is the Hindu Festival of Lights and marks th...
Diwali 2011: Across India, A Hindu Festival of Lights [PHOTOS]: Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, begins Oct...
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