Category: Devotional

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Send Best Wishes Of Happy Maha Shivratri 2021

Maha Shivratri is celebrated across the globe according to Hindu traditions. Devotees fast observe a day-long fast and perform puja all night during Nishita Kaal to worship Lord Shiva, the god of destruction. Also, they give best wishes of Maha Shivratri through phone calls and social media messages and pictures.

Importance of Maha Shivratri

It is the biggest night of Lord Shiva worshipped as the marriage of Lord Shiva with Devi Parvati. Also, it is the day when the Linga from the deity first appeared. Today is the fourteenth day (Chaturdashi Tithi) of Krishna Paksha of Phalguna month according to Purnimant calendar but it is Magha according to Amavasyant calendar.

Devotees of Lord Shiva go to Shivalayas to offer all the things that Lord Shiva likes. They offer bel patra, dhatoora, bel fruit, and bhang to Mahadev. Also, they bath the deity with fresh water, gangajal, milk, dahi, and desi-ghee. Sandal wood powder is also applied to the deity for sweet fragrance.

Happy Maha Shivratri wishes and quotes

• Maha Shivratri is a day when you awaken your inner consciousness to discover the purpose of … Read the rest

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Ayodhya Mosque Construction Will Start On January 26

The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) trust will start construction of the Ayodhya mosque at the prescribed five-acre plot on January 26. Also, it has planned a plantation drive and raising of the national flag to mark the beginning of the project.

Reason given for plantation drive

IICF said that it wanted to highlight the cause of climate change with plantation drive and give the message that climate change was the biggest threat to humanity. The upcoming mosque includes a green area that will have plants from all geographic regions and varieties from Amazon rainforest to bushfires in Australia to aware people about the challenge of climate change.

It will be a modern design

The IICF unveiled a futuristic design with beautiful mosque featuring a massive glass dome sitting in a picturesque garden. Also, a hospital building is seen just behind the mosque. But IICF also intends constructing an Indo-Islamic cultural research centre, library, museum, publication house and a community kitchen.

The nine trustees of the foundation recently held a meeting to discuss the design and clearances for foreign contribution from Income Tax Department. They also … Read the rest

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How Do Muslims Observe Fasting In Ramzan?

“Ramzan” or “Ramadan” is taken from an Arabic word “Ramad” that means “scorchedness of the earth due to excessive heat”. And the festival of fasting stands true to its name as it is observed in the hot month of May. Also, it is surprising to see that the period of fasting remains same throughout the world.

Fasting in Ramadan

Muslim fasting is an opportunity to practice abstinence from the appetites that drive their existence. But it is voluntary fasting observed from dawn to dusk in the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. Dates for the Ramadan fasting are set according to the Hijri calendar and Muslims across the observe fasts on the set dates.

History of Ramadan

The start of Ramazan fasting can be traced back to the Islamic New Year of AD 622. It was the time when Prophet Muhammad migrated from Makkah (Mecca) to Yathrib that is now known as Medina and established the first Muslim community of Ummah with his followers.

The Hijri calendar has 12 months (354 to 355 days) in a year and it moves back 11 days each year as compared to the … Read the rest

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How Was Parshuram Related To Lord Rama And Lord Krishna?

Some people are celebrating Parshuram Jayanti on April 25 but others will celebrate the birth of Lord Parshuram on April 26. Since Lord Parshuram was born on the Shukla Tritiya in Vaishakh month, Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated at Parshuram Jayanti. Also, it is believed that Lord Parshuram took birth in PradoshKaal. His mother was Renuka.

But some people will celebrate the Parshuram Jayanti and Akshaya Tritiya on April 26 due to a difference in Parshuram Jayanti Panchag. People are asked to celebrate birth of Lord Parshuram at their homes due to lockdown.

Worship Lord Parshuram

Start early with taking bath. Clean the temple including the idol of Lord Parshuram or his picture. Offer flowers and water while chanting prayers of the Lord Parshuram. He is believed to be one of the incarnations of Vishnu that are physically present like Hanumanji and Ashwatthama. He is also called the God of Justice.

Relation with Shriram and Shri Krishna

In Tretayug, when Lord Rama broke the “shiv-dhanush”, Parshuram was worshipping on Mahendraparvat. And as soon as he heard the sound of breaking of “shiv-dhanush”, he got angry and went to that place where … Read the rest

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How People Of India Celebrate Baisakhi?

Baisakhi 2020 will be celebrated in the lockdown state but it won’t be different from earlier times. In normal days, people used to celebrate Baisakhi with family members and friends. Today, they will celebrate the festival at home and use latest communication technology to feel togetherness.

Origin of Baisakhi

Taken from the word Baisakh, Baisakhi is the biggest festival in Punjab and Haryana. It marks end of the harvest season. On this day, melas are organized where people sing and dance to the tune of rural songs. Bhangra, the folk dance of Punjab, is quite popular in the Baisakhi dance.

Baisakhi in Kerala

In Kerala, it is called “Vishu”. And the festival starts with decoration of flowers, fruits, cereals and clothes and gold etc. The first thing the people do this day is to see the decoration. It is believed that seeing decoration will bring happiness and prosperity to their homes.

Baisakhi in Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand, Baisakhi is celebrated as “BikhotiMahotsava”. The day starts with taking a dip in holy rivers. Also, in some parts of the state, there is a tradition to stone the … Read the rest

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Happy Good Friday 2020: What Is Good And Bad About This Day?

Good Friday 2020 falls on April 10 when the entire world is under a lockdown state. But everybody is waiting for this day that has both the good and bad feelings. It is the day when Jesus Christ was crucified and Good Friday is celebrated to commemorate the life of that holy man.

What is bad about Good Friday?

Jesus Christ was crucified and as a result, he left the mortal world for his holy abode in the high skies. But the humanity on the earth lost a great leader that took the responsibility of growth and greatness of human race.

What is good about Good Friday?

Jesus Christ left for his heavenly abode leaving the human race blessed to flourish for generations to come. This day is celebrated as day of Jesus Christ when he left for heaven. People give good wishes to each other and pray for the well-being of humanity in the world.

How is Google Friday celebrated?

The day start with prayers followed by wishing Good Friday to family members, relatives, friends, neighbors and all acquaintances.In the modern day, people sand pictures through WhatsApp messages to … Read the rest