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  • Watch: Glimpse of maha aarti at Umiyadham Temple

    Hundreds of devotees offered a ‘maha aarti’ to Goddess Durga on the eighth day (ashtami) of Navratri in Gujarat’s Surat on Thursday night. A huge sea of devotees was witnessed at the famous Umiyadham Temple as the premises echoed with chants of holy rhymes

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:42 IST

  • Watch: Garba with dustbins to spread message of 'Clean India'

    A number of people, including children, performed garba carrying dustbins in their hands, to spread the message of cleanliness in Gujarat’s Vadodara on Thursday night. It was the eight day (ashtami) of Navratri Festival.

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:16 IST

  • Watch Video: Aarti of Goddess Durga on 8th day of Navratri

    Keeping their fingers crossed their Ma Durga will fulfill their deeds, devotees in large numbers thronged Mumbai-based famous Mumba Devi Temple and performed aarti on early Thursday morning. It’s the eighth day of nine-day-long Navratri Festival. The religious festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon named Mahishasura and epitomises the victory of good over evil. The festival is also significant for new beginnings and making investments.

    Sep 28, 2017, 10:51 IST

  • Devotees throng temples on commencement of Navratri

    Parts of the nation are drenched in the frenzy of Durga Puja. Devotees in large numbers thronged temples and offered their prayers on the first day of Navratri on Thursday early morning. The auspicious festival is celebrated for nine consecutive days.

    Sep 21, 2017, 11:51 IST

  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees throng Siddhivinayak Temple to attend morning aarti

    Thousands of devotees thronged Mumbai’s one of the renowned Siddhivinayak Temple to attend the early morning aarti of Lord Ganesha in Mumbai on Tuesday. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular Hindu festivals celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across the country

    Aug 29, 2017, 18:54 IST

  • Devotees offer prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple on Ganesh Chaturthi

    On the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi, people flocked to the Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai's Prabhadevi to offer their prayers to Ganpati Bappa

    Aug 26, 2017, 15:14 IST

  • Devotees in Nepal throng temples to mark birth of Lord Krishna

    Scores of devout Hindus thronged temple in Kathmandu to celebrate 'Janmashtami', a festival that marks the birth of Lord Krishna

    Aug 15, 2017, 13:45 IST

  • Devotees across India throng temples to offer prayers to Lord Krishna

    Devotees across India are celebrating Krishna Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, on Tuesday

    Aug 15, 2017, 13:44 IST

  • Construction of Ganesha idol in full swing ahead of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'

    Hundreds of artisans are working day and night to construct a giant Lord Ganesha statue in Telangana's capital city Hyderabad. The massive preparations come ahead of the holy festival of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'. Artistes from various parts of country have teamed up to execute the 57-feet idol. The giant idol is made of Plaster of Paris (PoP) on a steel frame. It is decorated with vibrant colours to draw thousands of devotees, who donate money to construct the idol. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in honour of Hindu god Ganesha, considered the deity of prosperity

    Aug 04, 2017, 21:07 IST

  • Watch: Devotees carry massive Shiv Linga made of Rs. 10 coins

    A group of Lord Shiva devotees took out a holy procession carrying a massive 'Shiva Linga' made up of Rs. 10 coins in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad today morning. It's the fourth Monday of the holy month of 'sawan'. A number of devotees also thronged the famous 'Kashi Vishwanath Temple' located in Varanasi

    Jul 31, 2017, 13:25 IST

  • Police rescue 'kaanwariyas' from drowning into Ganga river

    The Uttarakhand Police have rescued several ‘kaanwariyas’ from drowning into the Ganga River in Haridwar. People participating in annual ‘kanwar festival’ often drown into the river while bathing and taking pictures. Haridwar Senior Superintendent of Police Krishna Kumar VK informed mediapersons that around 36 people were saved in the rescue operation. Various teams are stationed in Haridwar for the safety and security of kaanwariyas’. ‘Kanwariyas’ are devotees of lord Shiva who participate in annual pilgrimage called ‘kanwar yatra’. The pilgrims travel to Hindu pilgrimage places of Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy water of Ganga River.

    Jul 20, 2017, 20:32 IST

  • Devotees throng banks of river Ganges to mark 'Ganga Dussehra'

    People in Varanasi took a holy dip in river Ganges on Tuesday to celebrate the festival 'Ganga Dussehra' which marks the descent of river Ganges on the earth.

    Jun 14, 2016, 14:18 IST

  • Watch: Blind faith of devotees

    In a bizarre incident, devotees were seen walking on a pile of hot and burning coal as a part of an age old ritual.

    Jun 14, 2016, 13:15 IST

  • Portals of Hemkund Sahib reopens after winter break

    The sacred portals of Hemkund Sahib were thrown open with thousands of Sikh devotees paying obeisance at the famed Himalayan shrine.

    May 26, 2016, 17:56 IST

  • Simhastha Kumbh: Devotees take holy dip on occasion of Buddha Purnima

    Devotees gathered on the banks of the Kshipra River in large numbers on Saturday to take a holy dip on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

    May 21, 2016, 15:26 IST

  • Apple CEO starts his tour to India with visit to Siddhivinayak Temple

    Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off his much anticipated tour to India with a pre-dawn visit to the Shree Siddhivinayak Temple at Prabhadevi in Mumbai.

    May 18, 2016, 17:25 IST

  • Badrinath reopens after winter break

    After the annual winter closure, sacred doors of the Badrinath shrine reopened for the devotees. Elaborated rituals preceded the formal opening of the shrine.

    May 12, 2016, 15:40 IST

  • Devotee donates 200 kilograms of gold at Somnath Temple

    A devotee offered around 202 kilograms of gold in the famous Somnath Temple of Gujarat. Dilipbhai Lakhi of Mumbai converted the Lord Shive temple into sparkling gold temple.

    May 11, 2016, 11:57 IST

  • Nation celebrates 'Akshay Tritiya'

    Devotees on Monday morning were seen taking a holy dip at Sangam in Uttar Pradesh's Allahbad city on the occasion of 'Akshay Tritiya' . The festival, also known as 'Akha Teej', is a holy day for Hindus and Jains.

    May 09, 2016, 17:47 IST

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