Hinduism

Hinduism

Maharashtra: "Pandharichi Wari" to resume from Dehu today

Maharashtra's 700 years old tradition, "Pandharichi Wari" in which devotees of Lord Vitthala called Varkari trace the route to Pandharpur. Wari for this year will resume from today. For this holy function Devotees from all over state gathers in Dehu and Alandi, the native places of Sant Tukaram Maharaj and Sant Dnyaneshvar Maharaj in Pune district and the procession starts for its final destination, Pandharpur...

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Amarnath Yatra suspended suspended due to heavy rains

Frequent disruptions caused by heavy rains have caused to suspend the Amarnath Yatra from Jammu. While the over 2,000 pilgrims who were stranded in Udhampur, left for the Pahalgam base camp this morning, a police officer said. ..

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Lord Kedarnath to open his sacred portals from April 29; PM Modi marks the date to seek darshan

Lord Kedarnath will open his sacred portals for his worshipers from April 29. During this ceremony of portal opening of Kedarnath, PM Narendra Modi will be present over there to perform puja of Baba Kedarnath. Information from this program has been received from Uttarakhand Government...

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Coming soon - Hindu is a Minority religion in India

Prophet of Secular minorytism, Siddaramaiah, has shown us Hindus the light. By making Lingayats a minority religion he has told us that the best way to save ourselves from vagaries of politicians and excesses under Article 30 and 93rd Amendment of Constitution on RTE is to become a minority...

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Hurry! Registration for Holy Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2018 opened from 20 February

The Holy Kailash Manasarovar Yatra which commences during June to September each year. The Ministry of External Affairs has started its online registration process from 20 February and Last Date to apply is 23 March 2018...

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Maha Shivratri: A sacred day to walk towards new creation destructing all the evils

For every Hindus across the globe, one of the most sacred day falls today, on the day of auspicious Maha Shivratri. Lord Shiva, is not only a religious figure but also works as a spiritual guide for thousands of devotees inspiring them to destroy all the evils from the way and create a new world. Before the arrival of spring, the ‘great night of Shiva’ is celebrated every year...

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Sudarsan Pattnaik creates an exquisite Lord Shiva sculpture at Bhubaneswar airport

Sudarshan Pattnaik, without him, we could not know how many beautiful masterpieces can be made out of Sand. The artist who took Sand Art to a new height has created a new one showing respect to Lord Shiva. Among Hindus, it is believed that Shiva is a creator, transformer. So, this new art can be said a tribute from on creator to another...

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Beyond the imagination: Goddess Saraswati in different avatar and different abode

Spirituality or devotion is something which is based on one’s faith but religion is something which has connected each other in some ways. Same is the situation with the countries, they are only bordered with boundaries but the values, traditions are spread like air. Hindu deities are always imagined wearing dhoti, gold ornaments and if it is female goddess then a Saree, long hairs, full gold ornaments, but there are some nations who worship the same goddess but in a different form...

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Harvard teaching 'The Great Epics' Ramayana and Mahabharata

These great Sanskrit epics will be focus of the graduate level “Indian Religions Through Their Narrative Literatures: The Epics” class taught by Professor Anne E. Monius of Harvard Divinity School starting August 30...

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