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Know Your Classical Dances: Mohiniyattam, once thrust into obscurity during British rule, revived in early 20th century
From being categorised as a dance of the vaishya or the prostitute to receiving recognition as a prolific art form and a codification into the realm of the ‘classical,’ Mohiniyattam has perhaps been one of the few dance styles to have undergone such humongous shifts through history.
Devotees believe that those who observe a fast on Vijaya Ekadashi receive blessings and get their wishes fulfilled
The Bhagavad Gita came into existence on the Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi of the lunar month of Margashirsha, according to the Hindu calendar
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
For his dedication and love towards Lord Vishnu and other Gods, Narada has a found mention in all Kathas and Puranas of Hindu mythology
This auspicious and special day comes from the story of Lord Vishnu who appeared in the form of a beautiful woman named Mohini
The literal meaning of Parshurama is Rama with parshu, which is an axe. He was a devotee of Lord Shiva who gave him his mystical weapon parshu
If devotees are observing Ekadashi, fasting is believed to be a cleansing process for the mind and body
On this special day, the devotees of Lord Vishnu observe a day-long fast to seek His blessings. The fast is broken only after seeing the moon
As Hindus celebrate Kamada Ekadashi today, 23 April, devotees will observe a fast to get free from cycles of rebirth and to attain salvation
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.
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
Kerala set to celebrate Onam in aftermath of floods; police maintains tight vigil after receiving information on possible terror attack
A security alert notwithstanding, it is Onam time again and Keralites are getting ready to celebrate the biggest festival of the state.
Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi extend Janmashtami greetings to nation; ask citizens to follow path of virtue and righteousness
Taking to his twitter handle, Ram Nath Kovind appealed to citizens to follow the path of virtue and righteousness in thought, word, and deed.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gets 20 years in jail: Curtains for Dera chief but blind faith in godmen hard to end
Self-proclaimed godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh lived his life almost like an abominable snowman — a creature rarely seen and yet feared and worshipped
The bench said "it would be a travesty of justice" if Dhoni and the editor are prosecuted as they did not do the alleged act "deliberately" or with "malicious" intent to hurt religious sentiments.
Malayalis believe that an auspicious object is the first thing they should see on Vishu, so that the rest of the year is prosperous.
The Supreme Court on Monday quashed a criminal case against India's limited overs cricket captain MS Dhoni for being depicted as Lord Vishnu on the cover of a business magazine.
In a relief to cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Supreme Court on Monday stayed the criminal proceedings against him on a complaint lodged for allegedly portraying himself as Lord Vishnu on a magazine cover page.
Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni today moved the Supreme Court against Karnataka High Court order in a case filed against him for allegedly "denigrating" a Hindu god by posing as Lord Vishnu on a magazine cover page.