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After Tirupati, Telangana CM KCR will offer bangaru meesalu at Kuravi temple – Deccan...

Hyderabad: After Tirupati, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will offer bangaru meesalu (gold moustache) to Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy in Mahbubabad district on Mahasivaratri, as...

Police complaint against Sofia Hayat for tattooing swastika on her feet – The Indian...

Sofia Hayat recently got the swastika symbol, considered sacred in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainisim, tattooed on her feet. A police complaint has been registered against...

Shivratri festival to go the green way – Times of India

KOCHI: In an eco-friendly gesture, Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) and Aluva municipal authorities have decided to organize Shivaratri festival in a green way. The...

Mehbooba Mufti assures Kashmiri Pandits of her government’s commitment to bring them home –...

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti visited several camps of Kashmiri migrants in Jammu on Tuesday, to extend greetings on the forthcoming Shivratri...

Chief deity Kamrunag arrives for Shivratri Fair – The Tribune

As the week-long Shivratri Fair is set to begin from February 25, deities from different parts of the district have started arriving in Mandi....

Himachal Guv, CM felicitate people on eve of Shivratri – PTI

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have felicitated the people on the occasion of Shivratri. The Governor said it was one...

Farooq, Omar greet people on Shivratri – PTI

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and working president Omar Abdullah today greeted people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Shivratri and expressed...

The Gita on Yoga Siddhi – The Hindu

As Krishna explains the stages of yoga that a jivatma has to cross to attain yoga siddhi, Arjuna is diffident about the jivatma’s effort...

Digital tools to ensure none misses viewing Shiva puja – Times of India

Lucknow: Crowds will not be deprived of 'darshan' as even in a queue they will be viewing the sanctum sanctorum on LED screens at...

This Mahashivratri use bicycles to visit Shiva temple, SGNP tells devotees

During every Mahashivratri, thousands of devotees throng to the Shiva temple in Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP). But this year, the SGNP authorities have...

World news

Unified RPP will embrace Hindu kingdom thru GC: Kamal Thapa –...

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Prajantra Party would formally take up the policy to revive Hindu Kingdom through the party’s general convention, according to its central chairman,...

Activism

Deep rooted in Classicism – The Hindu

It wasgood to see Dr. K. Vageesh receive the Ganakala Bhushana Award at the 47th Karnataka Ganakala Parishath proceedings recently in Bengaluru. The 62-year-old...

FIRs registered against US-based online retailers for selling shoes, beer with Hindu symbols –...

Two FIRs were registered against two US-based online retailers for hurting Hindu sentiments after they placed religious symbols on shoes and beer bottles. A day...

Rediscovering Shivas of the South – II: From the Gudimallam lingam to Rock Fort

(Main Image:Shiva coronates Rajendra Chola in Gangaikondachola Puram, Shiva as Gajasamhara in Chennakeshava Temple Belur, Shiva as Ardhanarishwara in Aihole) After my last week’s column for Maha...

Rediscovering the sculptural legacy of Shivas of the south – The News Minute

This is a selection of some of the finest sculptures and icons connected to Shiva you can find across some of the ancient sites...

Maha Shivaratri 2017: Know about 12 Jyotirlingas names and places of Lord Shiva temples

Maha Shivaratri is the biggest Hindu festival celebrated in honour of Supreme God Shiva. Maha Shivratri 2017 falls on Friday, February 24, to celebrate...

Events

Shivratri celebrations: Commemorating the day of Lord Shiva – Hindustan Times

Mahashivratri, the Hindu festival observed annually in honour of god Shiva, will be celebrated with pomp and grandeur this year too on February 24....

Lord Shiva fair opens at Singheshwar today – Times of India

MADHEPURA: Thousands of devotes from Mithila, Simanchal and Nepal are expected to offer 'jal' to the shrine of Lord Shiva at the Singheshwar Sthan...

Kanwariyas fetch Ganga jal to offer at Shiva temples – The Tribune

Lord Shiva devotees chanting ‘Bum Bum Bhole’ and ‘Har Har Mahadev’ left for their homes today. Lakhs of Kanwariyas arrived here today to fetch...

Lord Shiva shrines in Odisha geared up for ‘Maha Shivratri’ tomorrow – Odisha Tv

Bhubaneswar: Elaborate arrangements have been put in place for devotees who have started thronging at the shrines of Lord Shiva throughout the State to...

Watch free live streaming of Ujjain Mahakal Darshan

Every year Lord Shiva devotees visit Ujjain in large numbers during the Maha Shivaratri festival to worship Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga. One of the 12 Lord...

Heritage

Chief deity Kamrunag arrives for Shivratri Fair – The Tribune

As the week-long Shivratri Fair is set to begin from February 25, deities from different parts of the district have started arriving in Mandi....

E-waste burning: NGT orders inspection of Ganga floodplains

The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of Ganga flood plains to probe dumping and burning of waste after a plea alleged illegal processing...

Yet again, Ayodhya rife with temple talk – Times of India

AYODHYA: Oblivious to the presence of visitors around him, 48-year-old Rajnikant Sompura is patiently carving out a giant slab of stone with a hammer...

JSPL Foundation felicitates functionaries of Jagannath Temple – Business-Standard

JSPL Foundation today felicitated 155 grassroot level functionaries dedicated in the services of Shree Jagannath Temple at the pilgrim town of Puri. The functionaries were...

Magnificent temple will be built based on new concept at Omkareshwar: CM – The...

CHIEF Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife Sadhana Singh on Thursday visited the famous Omkareshwar temple and performed ‘Puja-archana’ and ‘Jalabhishek’. Chief...

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