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MAHA SHIVARATRI 2017 Marks 112-Foot-Tall Shiva Statue Inauguraton Today

Today, as mark of Mahashivaratri being celebrated across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 112-foot-tall statue of Lord Shiva in Coimbatore built by the Isha Foundation of Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Though environmentalists protested that the statue is an ecological threat to the area, the Isha Foundation denied allegations and said the stature in the form of Shiva’s ...

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Karva Chauth: From Bond to Gold, Festival Priorities Change with Times

Karva Chauth to be observed by married Hindu women for the longevity, well-being and prosperity of their husbands, has been undergoing radical change of late with wives more attracted by market attractions for the occasion while jewelry firms are luring the Hindu wives with discounts like any other festival. While wives pray for their husbands’ long life, in turn they ...

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Why Stampede at Hajj Occurs During Stone Throwing Ritual?

Notwithstanding the tragic crane crash early this month, another stampede today left 220 pilgrims killed at the “Stoning of the Devil” or “ramī aj-jamarāt” ritual on the last day of Muslim pilgrimage Hajj 2015 on Thursday, which coincided with Eid al-adah festival too. The “stoning of the Devil” with jamarāt or pebbles is part of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage ...

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Why Vijay is Seen with Modern Hair Style in Puli?

  After some leaks of about 18-minute film footage of “Puli” on Internet, the story line of Puli is getting widely circulated and as expected, it is more on the lines of ‘Magadheera’ and not ‘Baahubali’. The official teaser and the trailer that followed the so-called ‘LEAK’ of footage gave enough indication that the sotryline is more about a modern-day ...

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Bahubali: Six Unanswered Questions Make ‘Bahubali 2’ Most-Awaited Film

Now that “Bahubali” has created unprecedented aura around S.S.Rajamouli’s magnum opus that collected Rs.325 crore in 10 days, some unexplained story links remain to be answered in the next part of the film. Intriguing they are, but the director could have left them behind intentionally to keep the memory of the audience fresh when the second part is released next year after ...

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Baahubali vs Magadheera: How They Stack Up?

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Director S.S. Rajamouli can proudly look back and say he has top two memorable films made in Telugu which can stand out forever. When his earlier magnum opus “Magadheera” was made, it had brought to the audience the graphics experience, which can overwhelm the quality of any film, supported by rich story and good actors. His unprecedented attempt not merely ...

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China Restores 800-year-old 1000-hand Ancient Buddhist Statue

China has restored its 800-year-old Buddha with 1,000 hands called the “Qianshou Guanyin” statue to join the world’s famous Buddhist pilgrimage or tourist circles in the world after Japan’s Kamakura Buddha statue, It took more than seven years and about 60 million yuan (US$9.8 million) to undertake the restoration work to clean the entire rock scuplture and bring it back to ...

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Maha Shivaratri: Origin, Legend, Importance of Jagaran as Hindus Perform Shiva Puja

Today, Hindus all over will celebrate Maha Shivratri, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The day is also celebrated for the marriage of Lord Shiva with Parvati, according to Puranas and also marks the convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Maha Shivratri, which falls on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Hindu calendar month Maagha as per Amavasya-ant month calculation. As per Poornima-ant month ...

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