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The saint was renowned for his poems and songs, which praise Lord Krishna
We should play Holi with vivid, fragrant and beautiful colours of life, not with muddy water and chemicals
Though red, or gulaal, was the only colour used in the tradition, today people are seen covered in brilliant colours
Janmashtami menu: From kheer to sabudana khichdi, here are some traditional dishes to prepare on the day
Several kinds of dishes are prepared on the day, but most of them are usually milk-based keeping in mind Krishna’s love for milk and other dairy products
The much-awaited festival of Krishna Janmashtami, also known as Gokul Ashtami, will be observed and celebrated on 30 August this year by Hindus across the country
This year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Ashtami Tithi will commence at 11:25 pm on 29 August and will end on 31 August at 1:59 am
Nag Panchami is being celebrated today, 13 August. While the Tithi began at 03:24 pm on 12 August, it will end on 13 August at 01:42 pm. As per the Puja Muhurat, this sacred festival will take place from 05:49 am to 08:28 am. The total duration of the festival is 02 hours 39 mins.
In Bengal's Rasui village, 75-year-old Khudiram Hajra keeps the dying tradition of 'bhorai' kirtan alive
In Vaishnavism, the sun is believed to be a manifestation of Krishna, and in the Bengali month of Kartik, the kirtan verses sung at dawn by kirtaniyas is known as 'bhorai', which is derived from term 'bhor', meaning dawn.
Govardhan puja is performed by devotees of Lord Krishna. It is believed that Lord Krishna defeated God Indra, the King of the Devas on this day
Narak Chaturdashi 2020: Date, time and significance of Chhoti Diwali also known as Bhoot Chaturdashi in Bengal
On Narak Chaturdashi, Bengalis light 14 earthen lamps at the doorways of their houses to guide the spirits of 14 generations of their forefathers and ward off evil spirits
Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, is celebrated in various parts of the country with great enthusiasm. The festival is celebrated with most fervour in Mathura which is said to be his birthplace. Janmashtami 2020 will be celebrated on two days — 11 and 12 August.
Romancing the arts: Danseuse Gauri Sharma Tripathi on taal in Kathak, shifts in the guru-shishya relationship
Numerous taals are a part of the vast literature of classical art forms but Gauri Sharma Tripathi, for her part, favours the teentaal which is woven in a cycle of 16 beats or the dhamar (14 beats).
Sharad Purnima is celebrated during the Ashwin month of the Hindu calendar, on the full moon night to mark the end of the monsoon season, this year, the Sharad Purnima will be celebrated on Sunday
Mann ki Baat: PM pitches for launch of 'new mass movement' against single-use plastic from 2 October
His push against single-use plastic is being seen as an effort to prevent environmental degradation
President Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi extend Janmashtami greetings as nation celebrates Hindu festival with full fervour
To celebrate Janmashtami, an idol of infant Krishna over a beautifully decorated swing is often the centre of festivities with dance and music performances and Dahi Handi competition being organised at different places.
Krishna Janmashtami or popularly known as Janmashtami and Gokulashtami is one of the widely celebrated annual Hindu festivals that marks the birth of Lord Krishna who is believed to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
This year, the festival of Janmashtami will be observed on 24 August across India. On this auspicious day, the famous folklore of his birth is narrated in Hindu temples and devotees organize plays and dance performances based on Lord Krishna’s life.
Tej Pratap Yadav's wife accuses him of being a drug addict and 'dressing up like Lord Ram', as reply in divorce case
In a startling revelation, the wife of former Bihar health minister Tej Pratap Yadav has filed a reply in court, in connection to their divorce case accusing Pratap of being a marijuana addict and also of harassing her.
The RTI applicant, claiming to be from Chhattisgarh, had said in his application , "The country celebrated Krishna Janmashtami on 3 September. Please provide a copy of Lord Krishna's birth certificate to prove he was born on this day."
Janmashtami in Dhaka: Children paint their faces, dress up as Lord Krishna to celebrate the festival
Residents of Dhaka paint the faces of children as Lord Krishna to celebrate Janmashtami, the festival that marks the birth of the eighth avatar of Vishnu