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A glimpse of the History of Somnath Temple

30th November 2011
Introduction Surrounded by thick deciduous forests of Uttarakhand region, the Surkanda Devi temple is quite a holy place of worship for the Hindus. It was built in the name of Indian Goddess of Power, Durga and is one of the many Shaktipeeths situated ... Read >
Author: Jenny Franklin

Zitiksha Modern Public School At West Karawal Nagar

23rd September 2011
It is often said that "Knowledge helps you reach your destination-Provided you know where the destination is". There is a story in Hindu mythology which goes like this: In the ancient days a sage was teaching his disciples the art of archery. He hung a wo... Read >
Author: osawebmastersix

Diwali History and Gift Ideas for Diwali Celebration

21st October 2010
Hindu festivals are always related with mythology. The origin of diwali is related to a number of legends. There are several stories written in puranas( Hindu scripture) . The most famous is Rama and Ravana mythology. According to Hindu mythology, there a... Read >
Author: Dr.Mike Boucher

Ganesha The Hindu God

19th July 2010
Ganesha, lord of beginnings and remover of obstacles, is probably the most worshipped divinity of the Hindu pantheon. With the head of an elephant and a human body that shows a protruding belly-the sign of Ganesha's fondness for sweets-the god is a centr... Read >
Author: Gertrude Green

Navratri Religious Significance and Puja Vidhi

23rd September 2009
Navratri - Religious Significance and Puja VidhiNavratri is a festival popularly known as the festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit; Nava meaning Nine and Ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights a... Read >
Author: Dr Prem Kumar Sharma

Tanjore Paintings

03rd March 2009
Tanjore Paintings have their origins in the town of Thanjavur located in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. 'Tanjore' is the anglicized form of the name 'Thanjavur'. Tanjore painting as an art form was developed more than four hundred years ago. Most o... Read >
Author: dantheman

Kerala Temples

20th November 2008
Kerala Temples When it comes to temples, probably Kerala's temples are not that well known as other South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. But they are still every bit worth a visit and carry their own way of expressing the de... Read >
Author: Jaipur Travel Guide

The Land of Hinduism Festivals, God, Goddess - India

23rd September 2008
In hinduism lot's of festivals celebrates. Hindu festivals are celebration of gods and goddess birth who live for thousands year ago. Lot's of kings and queens, lord and goddess in hindu mythology. Each hindu festival has story. One festival has ma... Read >
Author: dubaiblog
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