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Let Padmavati be released!

Padmavati is one of India’s most anticipated historical films that almost everyone is eagerly waiting to watch. But due to the historical context of the film that deals with the exploits of a Rajput princess against the tyranny of a Muslim conqueror, the film has garnered its fair share of controversy. Groups such as the Shree Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) and the Rajasthan State Women’s Commission (RSWC) have mobilized in large numbers and have threatened

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Going for a Green Puja helps humanity in the long run

Every year as Durga Puja celebrations take place across the country, a festive mood permeates the atmosphere. There is fun and frolic everywhere with Didis and Dadas, Didimas & Dadus, Maashis & Meshos heading out in their best to seek the blessings of Durga who is splendidly created in a variety of avatars. Though the emotional, cultural, social and ritual outpouring is simply amazing, it gets a bad blotch when the idols of Durga and

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 –

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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

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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.

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