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  • People in Karnataka celebrated a unique footwear festival and offered slippers to a Hindu goddess to have their wishes come true. Devotees thronged Lakamma Devi temple in Kalaburagi district to mark the festival, 'Chhapal Jatra', and tied strings of footwear to a tree outside the 600-year-old temple

    Oct 27, 2017, 01:09 IST

  • Taking superstition beliefs to another level, residents of Madhya Pradesh's Betul laid their children on cow dung to observe Govardhan Puja on Friday. The locals believed that laying children on cow dung will bring them good health and protect them from diseases. According to doctors, this ritual is very harmful for their health. Govardhan Puja, or Annakut or Annakoot as it is also known, is a Hindu festival in which devotees prepare and offer a large variety of vegetarian food to the murtis of Paramatma(God) as a mark of gratitude.

    Oct 21, 2017, 10:14 IST

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A devotee in Patna has his unique way of paying gratitude to Hindu goddess Durga during the festival of Navratri, by placing 21 ‘Kalash’ half filled with water over his chest as part of the ritual. Nageshwar Rai, who is in his 60s, has placed brass pots over his chest and will remain in the same position for all nine days of festivities. He will remain on fast, abstaining from eating and drinking. Rai, who has been performing this arduous ritual for past 22 years, believes it pleases goddess Durga. Rai’s unusual form of paying obeisance has drawn many people from different part of Patna city

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:49 IST

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 are celebrating Krishna Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, on Tuesday

    Aug 15, 2017, 13:44 IST

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

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