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Vinayaka Chaturthi
Vinayaka Chaturthi, also known as Ganesh Chaturthi, is the birthday of Lord Ganesha the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It falls on the fourth day of the Shukla paksha of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada (mid-August to mid-September). And, it is one of the most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar. Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated with traditional...
Char Dham scene
Char Dham refers to a group of four Hindu pilgrim sites in India, located pretty much at the four cardinal points of the subcontinent. Hindus believe these sites are four abodes of God on earth. Over the years, these sites have become famous centres attracting a large number of visitors every year. Every devout Hindu would like to undertake a...
Nandigram near Ayodhya
Nandigram or Bharat Kund is situated on the Faizabad-Allahabad road, about 20km from Ayodhya. It is a village panchayat in the Masodha Block of Faizabad District in Uther Pradesh. Geographical location The village is 16 km from the district headquarters Faizabad and 20km from Ayodhya. And, the place is at a latitude of 26.6475057 and longitude of 82.1468847 The adjoining villages include...
Bhai Dooj story-Sisters put Tilak on brothers' forehead
The origin of Bhai Dooj Story We first heard about the Bhai Dooj story in the Hindu Puranas while reading about Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. According to popular belief, the Bhai Dooj festival commemorates the visit of Lord Krishna at his sister Subhadra’ s house, after killing the demon Narkasura. Subhadra welcomed her brother by applying a tilak...
Darbhanga Radhakrishna temple
Darbhanga is situated on the banks of the Little Baghmati river in northern Bihar, about 145km from the state capital Patna. It is a municipal corporation city and the headquarter of Darbhanga district, comprising the twin towns of old Darbhanga Raj and Laheriasarai. The city derived its name from “Dwarbanga”, a combination of two words Dwar and Banga, meaning gate...