Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) It is the craving for exploring the harmony between art, culture and religion that drives Durga Puja organisers, spread across the world, to bring out unity in diversity. So it's no wonder that organisers in India and Europe are channeling the best of both worlds to celebrate one of the country's biggest socio-religious events.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 2:16:07 PM
Jammu, Oct 7 (IANS) A colourful procession carrying the holy palanquin of Mata Vaishno Devi was taken out Monday in Katra town of Jammu region where the shrine of the Hindu deity is located.
Monday, October 07, 2013 8:34:04 PM
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) With over 700 CCTV cameras, eight mobile assistance squads, adequate women officers and plain clothed men keeping round the clock vigil, the city police have made elaborate security arrangements for its biggest socio-cultural carnival - the Durga Puja.
Saturday, October 05, 2013 5:28:11 PM
Shimla, Oct 5 (IANS) Thousands of devotees are assembling at prominent Hindu temples across the state of Himachal Pradesh Saturday with the onset of the nine-day-long Navratras, considered by Hindus as a holy period.
Saturday, October 05, 2013 9:54:03 AM
Patna, Oct 2 (IANS) The world's largest Hindu temple, with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity for 20,000, is to be built in Bihar, an official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 1:56:05 PM
Agra, Oct 1 (IANS) The Taj city's biggest annual extravaganza, the Ram Baraat, began here Tuesday evening, with the wedding of Hindu god Ram and goddess Sita set for Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 7:46:08 PM
Dehradun/Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Almost four months after flash floods and heavy rains led to the halt of the annual "Char Dham Yatra" in Uttarakhand, the religious trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines is scheduled to open for people Oct 5, officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 10:40:04 AM
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Spiritualist and pioneer of the Vipassana meditation in India, S.N. Goenka, 90, died late Sunday night at his residence in Mumbai due to old age, an aide said here Monday.
Monday, September 30, 2013 11:56:10 AM
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Spiritualist and pioneer of the Vipassana meditation in India, S.N. Goenka died late Sunday night due to old age, an aide said here Monday.
Monday, September 30, 2013 10:16:05 AM
Amritapuri (Kerala), Sep 26 (IANS) Anxiety has become our "number one enemy", leading to not just waste of time over needless thoughts but a defeatist attitude, spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi said at her mutt here Thursday.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 6:30:03 PM
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