The three phrases roughly translate to as follows: ‘King of Men’, ‘Lion of Allah’ and ‘Power of Lord’. With these references, one can gauge the perspective of Islamic believers and theologians towards Hazrat Ali.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath participated in the inaugural program and in the famous ‘Laddoo Holi’
Tomorrow marks the celebration of auspiciously significant festival Mahashivratri. Maha Shivratri is also known as the ‘Great Night of Shiva’, during which devotees stay up all night and perform his worship. Mahashivratri 2020 will be observed on February 21. Ahead of which people do start looking for Happy Mahashivratri images[Read More…]
Maha Shivratri is the annual celebration of the convergence of two mighty forces namely Shiva and Shakti.
Women are known to worship goddess Bhadrakali, the fierce incarnation of Devi also known as Attuakal Amma on this day. In SriLanka, she is also worshipped by Sinhalese Buddhists as Goddess Pathini
The traditional Gregorian calendar dictates celebration of the festival on the Chaturdashi Tithi (fourteenth day) during Krishna Paksha (waning phase of the Moon) in the month of Magha (as per the Amavasyant calendar) and the month of Phalguna (as per the Purnimant schedule).
To observe Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat, people offer special prayers and also observe fasting. Here’s everything to know about the auspicious day!
Vishwakarma Jayanti 2020 also falls on February 7. Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Lord Vishwakarma every year.
It is also believed that Lord Shiva gulped the Halahala produced during Samudra Manthan and beheld it in his neck which bruised and turned blue, after which he was also named as Neel Kanth.
“Om Jai Saraswati Mata,” sung by Anuradha Paudwal is a famous traditional aarti song. The verses of Saraswati aarti are chanted during idol worship on this significant day.
The festival is observed in every locality across the northern parts of the country mainly Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand.
Some schools and colleges hold Puja on Basant Panchami. Clay idols of the Maa Saraswati with moon crescent, riding a swan or seated on a lotus are brought home.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who campaigned during the election and ended up being the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, were two of the primary targets.
Magha Ganesh Jayanti will be celebrated this year on January 28. Shubh tithi is most likely to begin from 8:23 AM on January 28 and it will go on till January 29, 10. 46 PM.
The Panchami Tithi shall commence at 10:45 AM on January 29 and conclude at 1:19 PM on January 30.
The day is considered quite auspicious during this time as it is believed that on this Amavasya, the water of the most sacred river in Hinduism, Ganga turns into ‘nectar’ and that is why on this day, Hindus take a holy dip in the sacred Ganges.
This festival generally gains popularity in the culturally rich state of Bengal. It is only done during Makar Sankranti (an astrological event that marks the transition of Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn Zodiac sign) and falls on the 14th of January, every year.
On this day people keep Nirjala vrat to please Lord Ganesh. People worship God in the evening, puja is held during the evening time and Ganesh aartis sang out aloud.
The name Sankashti Chaturthi means the day which dispels all the difficulties and hurdles. It is believed that the vrat observed on this day can remove the obstacles to progress and happiness.