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Importance and Significance of Manikarnika Ghat in Hindu Mythology and Kashi

Importance and Significance of Manikarnika Ghat in Hindu Mythology and Kashi

It is one of the most famous, sacred and oldest ghat in the Varanasi, Manikarnika is the main burning ghat and one of most auspicious places that a Hindu can be cremated..

Who is Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan ?

Who is Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan ?

One of Indias most distinguished twentieth century scholars of comparative religion and philosophy, his academic appointments included the King George V Chair of Mental and Moral Science..

बजरंग बली की व्रत कथा: Shri Hanuman vrat katha

बजरंग बली की व्रत कथा: Shri Hanuman vrat katha

भारत में हनुमान जी को अजेय माना जाता है. हनुमान जी अष्टचिरंजीवियों में से एक हैं. कलयुग में हनुमान जी ही एक मात्र ऐसे देवता हैं जो अपने भक्तो पर शीघ्र कृपा करके उनके कष्टों का निवारण करते हैं |

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Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of July or August. According to the Hindu calendar this religious festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon

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Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival celebrated across the country. Irrespective of caste and creed people from all walks of life participate in this festival. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the lunar month Shravana (Shravana Poornima) which also coincides with Upa-karma (changing the sacred thread for the brahmins, Avani Avittom in South India).

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