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Navaratri : Significance & Importance in Hinduism

Navaratri : Significance & Importance in Hinduism

The nine nights are dedicated to the three main goddesses of Hinduism – Parvati, Lakshmi and Saraswati. 'Navratri' means the 'nine nights'. 'Nava' means 'nine', and 'ratri' means 'night'.

Who is better warrior Arjun or Bhima | अर्जुन महान या भीम

Who is better warrior Arjun or Bhima | अर्जुन महान या भीम

अत: भगवान ने कहा कि है भीम आप दोनों के प्रश्नों का जवाब मेरे पास तो नहीं है किन्तु मुझे ये अवश्य पता है कि आप दोनों को अपने प्रश्नों के उत्तर कहा मिलेंगे। हे अर्जुन, आप को उत्तर दिशा की तरफ जाना चाहिए

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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