On this day, by honoring and respecting the Guru, blessings are obtained. It has been told in the scriptures that it is difficult to get the knowledge of a Bana Guru.
The Chief Minister has asked officials to issue necessary guidelines regarding it as devotees also travel to neighbouring states of Uttarakhand and Bihar during the yatra.
“Religious places are allowed to open only for Darshan. No sevas allowed,” read the government order.
In view of the anticipated Covid-19 ‘third wave’, the state government on Tuesday issued a detailed notification restricting the height of the idols to up to 4-feet at public marquees and 2-feet for home worship.
The Lord Jagannath rathyatra has been conducted every year for the past 143 years, with the exception of 2020 due to the pandemic restrictions.
Kedarnath Teerth Purohit Samaj has said that if the board, which is constituted by the state government, is not dissolved soon, the protest will intensify.
Last year, 1,000 pilgrims of 160 nationalities living in Saudi Arabia performed the rituals, along with medics and security personnel.
This year Shani Jayanti is being celebrated on June 10, 2021. On this day, devotees worship Lord Saturn and observe a day’s fast to get rid of the sin effect. It is believed that Shani Dev is the god of justice.
Vat Savitri Vrat worships the banyan tree. As far as the importance of the banyan tree (banyan) is concerned, in Hinduism, the vat tree is considered as dev tree.
Khan, the AAP MLA from Okhla, said in the letter that apprehensions were expressed on social media that some of the mosques were ”facing demolition” due to the project.
In Tamil Nadu and Kerala it is celebrated in December or January and in Maharashtra Hanuman Jayanti is observed on Chaitra Purnima.
The Buddha Purnima tithi or time began at 20:29 PM on May 25 and will end at 4:43 PM today. This is the 2583rd birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha.
The Moon sighting committees will make an attempt today to sight the Shawwal crescent moon tonight. The Moon is likely to be sighted tonight.
Eid-Ul-Fitr, a holy festival celebrated after observing Rozas (fasting in Islam) for a period of close to 30 days. The festival marks the end of the holy and auspicious month of Ramzan or Ramadan
Therefore, Wednesday, May 12, will be the last day of the holy month of Ramadan, and the first day of Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated on Thursday, May 13.
Clerics of the masjids have appealed to the faithful in their area to offer prayers at their respective home to celebrate the festival at the end of the month-long Ramadan fasting.
“The committee will meet after the Maghrib prayers on on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 corresponding to 29th of Ramadan 1442H at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to spot the crescent”, the government sources said.
The meeting will take place in Islamabad with Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad presiding over it, the statement said.
Eid-ul-Fitr literally means ‘festival of breaking the fast’ therefore declaring an end to the fasting month of Ramadan.