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Shiva, also known as Mahadeva, is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the supreme being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.
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Ram Mandir bhumi pujan in Ayodhya: PM Modi’s religious sojourns in India and abroadAll eyes are now on Ayodhya where Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit on Wednesday for the ‘bhumi pujan’ of a grand Ram temple. Modi is known to be a religious person who wears Hinduism on his..
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Stolen 20 years ago, 10th Shiva statue back in India from UKThe stone statue was stolen more than 20 years ago, in 1998 but was returned to Indian high commission in London in 2005 after it emerged that it was smuggled out of India. The statue is four feet tall..
Devotees throng Lord Shiva temples on first Monday of SawanOn the first Monday of 'Sawan' (Shravan) month, devotees started coming to Lord Shiva temples in different parts of the country from the early morning to offer prayers.
From Pagodas in Myanmar to Shiva temple in Lao, how India is helping countries restore cultural heritagePlaying an important role in the restoration of cultural heritage in several countries across the region from Sri Lanka to Myanmar to Vietnam to Bhutan, India is playing an important role in heritage..
Kanwariyas barred from entering Haridwar; 14 days quarantine on arrivalKanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of Lord Shiva's devotees known as Kanwars, who visit Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of the River Ganga..
‘Rudrabhishek’ on June 10 for beginning work on Ram templeA rudrabhishek, to be organised at Kuber Tila temple on the Ramjanambhoomi’s premises on June 10, will mark the start of work on Ram temple. “By offering prayers to Lord Shiva we are following the..
PM Modi extends greetings on Mahesh Navmi"Wish you all a very happy Mahesh Navami. This festival inspires us to be committed to public welfare. I pray to Mahadev and Mother Parvati to continue to be kind to all the countrymen," he tweeted.
Maha Shivratri: What is the significance of Hindu festival - Watch videoDevotees from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, observe the festival and throng Shiva temples to offer fruits and milk to the Shivaling, an iconic representation of Shiva.
Kashi-Mahakal Express: Seat No. 64 in coach B5 reserved for Lord Shiva in inaugural runThe IRCTC, however, said on Monday that the seat was reserved for Lord Shiva during its inaugural run as a "one-time affair" to seek "blessings" for the success of the new project.
Asaduddin Owaisi reminds PMO of Preamble over Shiva temple on Kashi-Mahakal Express seatAIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday reminded the Prime Minister's Office about the Preamble of the Constitution, after a seat of the Kashi Mahakal Express, which was inaugurated by Narendra Modi,..
Delhi elections: Arvind Kejriwal's Hanuman bhakti comes to the foreJust as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being Lord Shiv bhakts came to be known in the 2019 Lok Sabha and 2017 Gujarat assembly elections respectively, AAP convener Arvind..
Hyderabad: ‘Encounter cop’ had led similar operation in 2008Vishwanath Chennappa Sajjanar was superintendent of police of Warangal district then. Eleven years later, four men - Mohammed Areef, Shiva, Naveen and Chennakesavulu - accused of gang-raping a..
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Patna: Tej Pratap Yadav dresses up as Lord Shiva; offers prayers at templeAmid the ongoing 'Shravan month', Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav on Tuesday dressed up as Lord Shiva and offered prayers at a Shiva temple in Patna.
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Sawan 2019: Faithfuls recite Shiv Chalisa throughout the monthAccording to the legends mentioned in Hindu Vedas and Puranas, the holy month of Sawan is dedicated to worshipping Lord Shiva for success, marriage, and prosperity.
Kanwar fair begins amid tight securityScores of Shiva devotees poured into the city to collect sacred water from the Ganga as the annual kanwar yatra began Wednesday. Around 10,000 police and para military personnel, including bomb..
Sawan 2019: Start date, end date & 7 things you should avoid during this monthAccording to the legends mentioned in Hindu Vedas and Puranas, the holy month of Sawan is dedicated to worshipping Lord Shiva for success, marriage, and prosperity.
Kanwar Yatra kicks off: A look at what it entailsThe annual pilgrimage by Shiva devotees to the Hindu pilgrimage places, to fetch the holy waters of the Ganga, has begun. Popularly known as Kanwar Yatra, it is undertaken barefooted by devotees...
Buddha Amarnath Yatra to begin on Aug 6This will be the 15th year of the yatra to the ancient temple of Lord Shiva in the district's Mandi hill, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) general secretary Nishu Gupta told reporters here.
14th batch of 5,210 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath yatraAs many as 8,734 pilgrims paid obeisance to Lord Shiva in the shape of Ice Lingum at the Amarnath cave shrine till Sunday night, thereby taking the total to 1,82,712 pilgrims, who have visited the holy..
PM Modi launches plantation drive, unveils Lal Bahadur Shastri bust in VaranasiPM Modi launched a plantation drive at Harahua primary school in Anand Kanan forest on the Panch Kosi Marg where Lord Shiva was believed to have stayed with Parvati for some time. A total of 27 lakh..
UP gets ready for KanwarsUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to ensure proper security of devotees during the upcoming 'Kanwar yatras that converge on various Shiva temples in the state. The..