28 Articles Related to "goddess"

What is the origin of holy river Ganga?

For thousands of years Ganga has been pivotal in the economic, social and religious life of the people. It is considered as a Goddess and mother in Hindu tradition....

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The Importance Of Coconut In Hinduism

Breaking a coconut for Gods and Goddesses is indeed a very common practice in India and hence holds a lot of importance in Hinduism. The coconut fruit is an essen...

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Differences between Amba, Kali and Durga

Know the various forms of Adi Shakti during the festival of Navratri   Navratri is almost always referred to as Navdurga utsav,...

11 months ago . 294 views

Story of Ayyappa – Legend of Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala – Simple Ayyappa Story

Ayyappa is the Hindu God worshipped in the famous Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala. Story of Ayyappa is based on legends that are popular in South India. Legend ...

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Navratri Colours 2018 And Foods For All 9 Days Of Sharad Navratri

Navratri Colours 2018: Navratri 2018 is just around the corner and Indians are looking forward to celebrate the nine avatars of Hindu divine Goddess Durga. The fest...

1 year ago . 337 views

The fascinating legends of Navratri

With Navratri just around the corner, there is a significant degree of bliss and felicity in the air surrounding the people of different cultural backgrounds. Owing...

1 year ago . 206 views

The Magical festivities of Navratri all across India

With Navratri just around the corner, there is a significant degree of bliss and felicity in the air surrounding people of different cultural backgrounds. Owing t...

1 year ago . 291 views

A Buddhist goddess

A thousand years after the Buddha’s nirvana, Buddhists finally acquired a goddess of (almost) equal stature to the Buddha. Before this, the only goddess who...

1 year ago . 161 views

Japanese town Kichijoi named after Hindu goddess Lakshmi

The name of a town near Tokyo in Japan has its origin from Hindu goddess Lakshmi. Counsel General of Japan, Takayuki Kitagawa, on Sunday said that the town &ndash...

1 year ago . 165 views

Teej: Celebrating the Union of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati

India is a land of diverse cultures, with each state having their own traditions and festivals. Teej is one such festival which is mainly celebrated in the northe...

1 year ago . 377 views

The Story Of Matsyagandha and Rishi parashar

The tale goes back to the time when King Shantanu was the leader of Hastinapur. Shantanu had wedded Goddess Ganga who later gave delivery to a son. But she drowned ...

1 year ago . 810 views

The Ashtadikpalas, Rulers of Eight Directions

The Ashtadikpalas are eight in number. As their collective name suggests, they rule the eight quarters or the eight directions of the universe. Ashta means eight,...

1 year ago . 225 views

Significance of Navratri – the festival of nine nights

Symbolizing victory of positivity over negativity, Navratri literally means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit; Nav - Nine and Ratri - nights. During these nine ni...

1 year ago . 267 views

SAPTA MATRIKA- 7 MOTHERLY INCARNATION OF goddess SHAKTI

The Sapta Matrika are affiliated to Mother Shakti and Skanda, the warrior god. ‘Matrikas’ means mother and ‘Matris’ indicate a group of moth...

1 year ago . 891 views

Shukravar Vrat or Upvaas: Friday Dedicated to Santhoshi Ma and Shukra or Venus

In Hindu religion, each day of a week is dedicated to a particular God or Goddesses. Friday or Shukrawar is dedicated to Shakti – the Mother Goddess in Hind...

1 year ago . 224 views

Nanda Vrata – Nanda Vrat Dedicated to Shiva – How To Observe?

Nanda Vrata is dedicated to Shiva and it is believed that Goddess Sati observed this vrat to get Shiva as her husband. It is observed during Phalgun Shukla Paksha...

1 year ago . 1K views

Shiva had cut fifth head of Brahma

Story of Brahma Purana   Brahma is the Hindu God of creation and one of the ‘Trimurti&r...

1 year ago . 426 views

Battle of Lakshmi and Saraswati

We have grown up being told Lakshmi (goddess of wealth) and Saraswati (goddess of knowledge) always fight and avoid staying in the same place. This is based on th...

1 year ago . 182 views

Super 30 First Look: A bearded Hrithik Roshan perfectly slips under the skin of mathematician Anand Kumar

After the ginormous success of Kaabil, Hrithik Roshan is all set to return to celluloid as mathematician Anand Kumar. In the film bankrolled by Sajid Nadiadwala, ...

1 year ago . 162 views

Imbolc and Blue Moon: You’ve probably never heard of these Wicca festivals. Here’s why

  On January 31, when the whole world will admire the Blue Moon, a rare astronomical occurrence, Wiccans in Mumbai will worship the Moon Godde...

1 year ago . 159 views

 
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8 Hacks & Tips For Indians Visiting Dubai For The First Time

I’ve been to over 10 countries and I recently travelled to Dubai for the first time ever (shocking, no?). Dubai to Indians is what Goa is to Mumbaikars. Almos...

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After Yesterday's Tesla Fiasco, Here Are 9 Other Fails By The World's ...

With the launch of a new product, every brand wants to make a big deal out of it. It spends a ton of money on advertising and wants to grab the attention of the m...

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8 Hollywood Actors Who Want To Work With Indian Actors

Nowadays, people are getting more acquainted with Bollywood than Hollywood movies, because of the sheer talent and presence of our celebrities on the foreign soil. ...

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From 'Munna Bhai' To 'PK', How Just 5 Films Turned Rajkumar Hirani Int...

Rajkumar Hirani, the man who forged the most surreal oeuvre of cinematic excellence with merely five films to his name. An industry outsider who happened to be a cr...

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'Bahut Kanjoos Hai Rey Tu', Angry Thief Leaves Note For Homeowner Afte...

One can’t say that thievery is an easy profession, it being a crime is another matter altogether. But one has to set a target, sneak into a house, work stealt...

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Bengaluru is India’s top-ranked city in new global inclusive prosperit...

Delhi, Mumbai too are on the first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index

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Metal-organic framework captures and converts toxic air pollutant into...

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Manchester, has developed a metal-organic framework, or MOF, material that provides a selective, fully...

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India’s youngest judge who never used Facebook or social media

Mayank Pratap Singh topped the Rajasthan Judiciary Services Examination after completing his five-year law college studies.

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Society | Why IIT-Madras is no longer Tamil Nadu’s pride

There is an increasing public perception that the social dynamics inside the IIT-Madras, which has an exclusive and elitist academic environment, is out of sync wit...

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Sub Lieutenant Shivangi is the first-ever woman pilot for Navy

From a moffusil girl in Bihar to becoming the first woman pilot of Indian Navy, it’s been a long journey  

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"Don't Have Hangman, Will Get From Other State": Tihar Jail Official

Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts facing death penalty for the gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedic student in Delhi, had filed a mercy petition before P...

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No Cabinet meet, PM uses powers to revoke Article 356

HIGHLIGHTS   • PM Modi used the special powers conferred on him under rules f...

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Earth's Most Uninhabitable Place Found

The study, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, revealed that any form of microbial life was absent in the hot, saline, hyper acid ponds of the ...

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Amid Rising Prices, Tamil Nadu Couple Gets Bouquet Of Onion At Wedding

Onion price rise: Flanked by their friends, the smiling couple in their bright, crisp wedding clothes takes hold of a packet of onion on their wedding

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Best Iron Brands Online in India 2018
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20 Times Bollywood Shamelessly copied Posters from Hollywood

For the present age Bollywood isn’t only a bollywood   outlet, yet it had connected sincerely with the sentiment of fans. From the previous 104 ye...

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Bollywood Celebrities Who Look Exactly Like Their Parents

Very often we hear about or come across look-alikes of celebrities who are living a totally different life, somewhere in another part of the world, miles away. Yo...

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What Is The Difference Between A Startup & A Business?

When I hear the word startup the image of some youngsters working in a cool environment for 5 days of the week and hanging with venture capitalists in restaurants a...

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WWE Accidentally Leaks Rehearsals Due To YouTube Glitch & Our Childhoo...

According to a report by Vice, WWE seems to have committed a pretty clumsy slip-up, accidentally releasing an internal production feed of the NXT UK tapings from ...

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From Streets To A 1000-Crore Company: The Inspiring Success Story Of B...

‘Bikanervala’ is a leading brand in the line of Indian snacks and sweets. Their specialization in this field dates back to about a hundred years back....

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Weeks after Amit Shah accused NCP leader Praful Patel of treason for having bought a property from the wife of an accused terrorist, the 'Mirchi' factor h...

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