Religious

#StarrySpecial: Dusshera nostalgia

This Dusshera, TV actors share their memories of Dusshera and what it means to have good winning over evil. Vivian Dsena: In Bhopal, we used to go to Ramleela Maidan in a group. The tale of Ram Leela always used to make me curious about Ram and Ravan. In textbooks also I had read and it was always inspiring to ...

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#StarrySpecial: Saurabh Pandey visits Golden Temple with his wife

There are some places that are etched in your memory forever and one such place for actor Saurabh Pandey is the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The actor has visited it multiple times and did so recently as well. “I have visited the Golden Temple at least four times but it feels like much more. I feel a connection with Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple),” he says. Ask him ...

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#CheckOut: Rajan Shahi’s YRKKH team celebrates Ganpati with much fervour

Trust Rajan Shahi to add magic to any festival. His show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has been known for their festival and wedding sequences, however, the recent Ganpati celebrations on the set have been truly mesmerizing. Mumbai has been lit up with Ganpati celebrations all around and the sets of Shahi’s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is no different. In ...

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#StarrySpecial: Television stars talks about the festival of Joy- Ganesh Chaturthi

The festival of Ganpati is here and our favourite telly actors tell us how they celebrate these days and what Ganpati means to them! Sharad Malhotra:  I have been keeping Ganpati at my place since the last 7 years. I started bringing Bappa to my home since I came to Mumbai. I do the decorations with the help of family and friends. My parents come to ...

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‘OM Bhaskaraya Vidmahe Mahadyutikaraya Dhimahi Tanno Adityah Pracodayat’ guess this Gayathri Mantra?

Sun Worship is a ritual followed by thousands of devotees in Hindu Religion. Most Hindus start their day by worshiping the sun God. It is believed that worshiping this God gives energy and good health, which in turn leads to Money and prosperity. References to sun worship are found in Vedas and Puranas. All living beings on the face of ...

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ALL ABOUT THE HOLY FESTIVAL- BAISAKHI

Baisakhi or Vaisakhi is a holy festival in Sikhism. People of North India, mainly Punjabis thank god for good harvest. It is celebrated on 14th April every year. On this auspicious day, gurdwaras are decorated with flowers and kirtan is organized. Sikhs take a shower early morning and visit gurdwaras to express gratitude to the Almighty for the bountiful harvest ...

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CHITRA VICHITRA FAIR – GUJARAT

Held in the month of March, Chitra Vichitra fair is named after the sons of king Shantanu, Chitravirya and Vichitravirya and is an important festival of Gujarat. Largest tribal fair, Chitra Vichitra is celebrated in the village of Gunbhakhari in Sabarkanta district of Gujarat and is visited by large number of Bhils and Garasia tribes residing in the neighboring areas. ...

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Easter is one of the most important Christian celebrations!

Easter is one of the most important Christian celebrations and it commemorates the resurrection of Jesus from the tomb. Easter is usually celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon, after the spring equinox.  According to the Bible, Jesus Christ's death and resurrection occurred around the time of the Jewish Passover, which was celebrated on the first full moon following the ...

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Good Friday 2018: The day Jesus Christ crucified and how Christians observe with prayers!

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, and Black Friday. Members of many Christian denominations, including the Anglican, Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran, Methodist, Oriental Orthodox and Reformed traditions, observe Good Friday with fasting and church services. This day is symbolic of the win of ...

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GANGAUR-FESTIVAL OF RAJASTHAN

Gangaur is a festival celebrated by the people of Rajasthan and some parts of Gujarat, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. It is a colorful festival and one of the most important festivals of the people of Rajasthan which is celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. The name comes from ‘Gana’ which is a synonym for Lord Shiva and ...

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