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देवी-देउता के ऐसे खिल्ली नहीं उड़ाते हैं मेरा बच्चा

मां: हैप्पी दशहरा विनीत. माता रानी,शेरोवाली बुतरू के खूब अकिल-बुद्दि दे. विनीत: हैप्पी दशहरा मां.. मां: की हाल है हमर बच्चा, मना लिया दुर्गापूजा ? विनीत: मनाना क्या, खाए दबाकर दोपहर में ठेठाके सोए, अभी जाकर जलेबी खरीदेंगे. तुम्हारे और घर के बाकी बच्चा लोगों के भीतर भी थोड़ा-थोड़ा रावण जिंदा रहे मां, बाकी तो पब्लिक जलाकर राख कर ही रही है. मां: सालभर के परब में कुछ औ नहीं तो रावण के जिंदा रहे के कामना करता है रे पगला.. जे सीता मईया के गृहस्थी उजाड़ दिया. विनीत: तुम तो मेरे ही साथ रामायण देखकर बूढ़ी हुई है मां और मैं जवान.

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Shubho Mahalaya – The Story Behind Durga Puja

Come October, Bengalis around the globe will be busy celebrating the biggest festival ever – the Durga Puja. This year, barely a week left, preparations have started in full swing. In this post, I will discuss about the legend behind the event of Mahalaya. Mahalaya is celebrated just a week before Durga Puja. To put it otherwise, Mahalaya ushers the actual aura of Durga Puja. Mahalaya is an auspicious occasion where the invocation of the Goddess Durga takes place. The day is usually celebrated with hymns chanted in the early hours of sunrise followed by ‘tarpan’ in the holy Ganges.

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Punishment Posting; Life after Death – A Story

A short story on karma & consequent astral chart configuration. Raghuveer Malhotra was a very successful Industrialist. At the mere age of 49 he had built up an entire empire of his own- from scratch! He had just been to an interview with Doordarshan and was driving back home. He loved driving his own car and the one he was driving right now had recently been imported from UK, tailor made for him. He was busy admiring his new car and was adjusting the music volume and, mixing the treble and bass of his favorite country music when he failed

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बाबा का बेटी बचाओ फॉर्मूला

देश की संसद में आज महान संत बाबा रामदेव पर एक गंभीर इल्जाम लगा, बेटा पैदा करने की गारंटी वाली दवा बेचने का। बाबाजी जैसे महापुरुष पर ऐसा इल्जाम कुत्सित सोच का परिणाम है। बाबाजी तो स्वयं बेटी बचाओ आंदोलन के जनक हैं। रामलीला मैदान पर जब ताबड़-तोड़ लाठियां चली थीं, तब कातर बाबाजी चिल्लाये थे—बेटी बचाओ.. बेटी बचाओ। बेटियां फौरन आ गई थीं और उन्होने बाबाजी को सलवार सूट दिया था, जिसे पहनकर प्राणप्रिय बाबाजी ने अपने प्राणों की रक्षा की थी। बेटियों के प्रति कृतज्ञता जताने के लिए उन्होने बकायदा दुपट्टा धारण करके फोटो शूट भी करवाया था।

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Exotic Renewal Rituals for the Lords of Puri Dham: The Nabakalebara

Exotic Renewal Rituals for the Lords of Puri Dham: The Nabakalebara. Nabakalebar is an ancient ritual associated with Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha, when the Idols of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan are replaced by a new set of Idols. A year which has two months (Adhika masa) of Ashadha as per the Hindu Calendar is auspicious for conducting the ceremony. This usually occurs every twelve to nineteen years. The Idols are made from a special type of Neem wood known as Daru Brahma. Preparations for the ceremony start in the month of Chaitra Maas. Last Nabakalebar was done in the

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Ignorance is bad but pseudo truth is even worse

Read on for a probable reason……… Look at Shri Krishna from Duruyodhana’s point of view… Who do you see? The greatest villain of the era – the one responsible for destroying not just the Kuru vansh but also all the other kingdoms who supported them blindly – fought for them, all soldiers….several families – those who belonged to the supporters of Kuru vansh! When they were given an opportunity to select the other side – the side supported by Shri Krishna…only one (out of millions) agreed to leave the Kuru Army to join the Pandavas! We all know about the

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Have you ever really loved God?

If you really LOVE GOD Be like HIS dearest devotee – Shree Hanuman Gods are playful, they give you powers & watch you How exactly are you utilizing those powers Whether to fulfill your frivolous worldly desires Or to tell the world about the glories of the Creator…. Preserve the pure, the good and all that exudes pure love, Being Love. Shree Hanuman was always and only available for Shri Rama’s service All his siddhis or other powers were only utilized by him to make things easier for his Lord Are you doing it too? (ps. Powers don’t only mean

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Chakrata: Uttarakhand’s Hidden Treasure

Located 98 kilometers from Dehradun, Chakrata is definitely a hidden treasure of Uttarakhand. A small cantonment, if you are looking for a hill station that is calm and serene, Chakrata is the best possible option. Two major rivers – the Ton and the Yamuna pass through these regions and one can bask in the beauty of the same. Originally a cantonment of the British Indian Army, the region has emerged an attraction for travel enthusiasts. Till date Chakrata retains the cantonment title and allows only Indian national entry to the region. History of Chakrata Known as Uttarakhand’s Malana, Chakrata and

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India and Beyond-1: Uttar Pradesh

Its that time of the year when the summer vacations are about to begin. Many of you must be planning of your favorite trip to your dream destinations. Places like London,Paris,Swiz..etc etc always top the list of the vacation goers.But if at all you are planning of some trip in our own country, believe me the list is endless. Yes, abroad is always an attractive destination for desi people, but having traveled almost the whole of the country, I hold a different opinion. India’s rich heritage and culture remains unparalleled, and the country’s unity in diversity is still being looked

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रामनवमी पर विशेष

आज उस हस्ती का जन्मदिवस है जिनका नाम लेना ही अपने आप में अभिवादन है। महात्मा गाँधी जैसे महापुरुष के आखिरी शब्द भी उन्हें ही पुकार रहे थे। कहा जाता है राम नाम सत्य है और वाकई केवल यही सत्य भी है।  राम हिन्दूओं के लिए एक भगवान ही नहीं बल्कि उनके जीवन का एक अटूट अंग हैं। सुबह उठते हैं तो जय श्री राम,किसी से मिलते हैं तो राम- राम और किसी अनहोनी या भय पर हे राम। राम इस देश में एक ऐसी महिमाशाली विभूतियाँ रहे हैं जिनका अमिट प्रभाव समूचे भारत के जनमानस पर सदियों से अनवरत चलाआ रहा है। राम सदाचार के प्रतीक हैं, और इन्हें “मर्यादा पुरूषोतम” कहा जाता है। भगवान श्री राम का जन्मदिन रामनवमी एक पर्व के रूप में मनाया जाता है। चैत्र मास के शुक्ल पक्ष की प्रतिपदा को प्रतिवर्ष नये विक्रम सवंत्सर का प्रारंभ होता है और शुक्ल पक्ष की नवमी को रामजन्मोत्सव जिसे रामनवमी के नाम से जाना जाता है,  मनाया जाता है। रामनवमी, भगवान राम की स्‍मृति को समर्पित है। राम को भगवान विष्णु का अवतार माना जाता है, जो पृथ्वी पर अजेय रावण(मनुष्‍य रूप में असुर राजा) से युद्ध लड़ने के लिए आए। राम राज्‍य (राम का शासन) शांति व समृद्धि की अवधि का पर्यायवाची बन गया है। रामनवमी के दिन, श्रद्धालु बड़ी संख्‍या में उनके जन्‍मोत्‍सव कोमनाने के लिए राम जी की मूर्तियों को पालने में झुलाते हैं। मर्यादा पुरुषोत्तम भगवान विष्णु ने राम रूप में असुरों का संहार करने के लिए पृथ्वी पर अवतार लिया और जीवन में मर्यादा का पालन करते हुए मर्यादा पुरुषोत्तम कहलाए। आज भी मर्यादा पुरुषोत्तम राम का जन्मोत्सव तोधूमधाम से मनाया जाता है पर उनके आदर्शों को जीवन में नहीं उतारा जाता। अयोध्या के राजकुमार होते हुए भी भगवान राम अपने पिता के वचनों को पूरा करने के लिए संपूर्ण वैभव को त्याग 14 वर्ष केलिए वन चले गए और आज देखें तो मर्यादा मर गई लगता है और उसकी याद ही बाकी है तभी तो वैभव की लालसा में ही पुत्र अपने माता-पिता का काल बन रहा है। राम का जन्म पुरूषोतम भगवान राम का जन्म चैत्र मास की शुक्ल पक्ष की नवमी को पुनर्वसु नक्षत्र तथा कर्क लग्न में कौशल्या की कोख से हुआ था। यह दिन भारतीय जीवन में पुण्य पर्व माना जाता हैं। इस दिन सरयूनदी में स्नान करके लोग पुण्य लाभ कमाते हैं। रामनवमी की पूजा हिंदू धर्म में रामनवमी के दिन पूजा की जाती है। रामनवमी की पूजा के लिए आवश्‍यक सामग्री रोली, ऐपन, चावल, जल, फूल, एक घंटी और एक शंख हैं। पूजा के बाद परिवार की सबसे छोटी महिला सदस्‍यपरिवार के सभी सदस्‍यों को टीका लगाती है। रामनवमी की पूजा में पहले देवताओं पर जल, रोली और ऐपन चढ़ाया जाता है, इसके बाद मूर्तियों पर मुट्ठी भरके चावल चढ़ाये जाते हैं। पूजा के बाद आ‍रती कीजाती है और आरती के बाद गंगाजल अथवा सादा जल एकत्रित हुए सभी जनों पर छिड़का जाता है।  

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