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Over ten lakh devotees witness Puri Rath Yatra

June 29, 2014 Ashadha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 Chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra andSubhadra at the annual Over 10 lakh devotees witnessed the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath held here on Sunday with religious fervour … Continue reading

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Around Town: Hundreds of Hindus and others flock to Fitchburg for Chariot Festival

June 29, 2014 Ashadha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 FITCHBURG — During the Madison Hindu community’s Chariot Festival Sunday, celebrants pulled an ornate chariot around the grounds of its Fitchburg temple. Narend Reddy, president of the American Hindu Association, … Continue reading

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Few Jersey local school districts recognize Diwali as a holiday

June 5, 2014 Jyeshtha Shukla Paksha Ashtami, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 WEST WINDSOR — Diwali, or the “festival of lights,” is an important holiday for Hindu-Americans — as important as Christmas is to Christians, according to National Geographic — but only … Continue reading

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Hindus worldwide back demand for Diwali as public holiday in UK

June 2, 2014 Jyeshtha Shukla Paksha Panchami, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 World Hindus have supported the demand for Diwali as a public/bank holiday in United Kingdom (UK). Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it … Continue reading

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Milton To Allow Diwali Fireworks

April 19, 2014 Chaitra Krushna Paksha Panchami, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 Milton To Allow Diwali Fireworks Milton. This small city West of Mississauga is the latest to approve diwali fireworks as its Council unanimously voted to amend a Town fireworks bylaw, … Continue reading

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Jihadis prohibit Hindus from putting up saffron flags at Turbhe (Mumbai)

April 12, 2014 Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 Pressure to lower down volume of devotional songs played on the occasion of Sriram-Navami, giving reason of ‘azan’ ! Fanatics are creating obstacles in Hindus festivals as India has been … Continue reading

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More than 2.5 lakh Hindus participate in mammoth Ramnavami procession at Bhagyanagar

April 10, 2014 Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5116   Hindus may carry ‘mala (a string of beads)’ in one hand but be ready to fight with ‘bhaalaa (spear)’ in the other ! : Su-shri. Sadhvi Saraswati Bhagyanagar (Andhra … Continue reading

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Local group to hold Hindu ‘Holi’ festival

April 9, 2014 Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dashami, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 A “wild and raucous … frolic of friendly playfulness” will take place this weekend at Neffsville Community Park. That’s how the publication Hinduism Today describes Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, … Continue reading

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Gudi Padwa : The Hindu New Year

March 30, 2014 Phalgun Amavasya, Kaliyug Varsha 5115 Gudi Padwa marks the end of one agricultural harvest and the beginning of a new one, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL. No sooner we enter the New Year of the Gregorian calendar, we usher … Continue reading

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Hindus starts Navratri puja on Monday

March 28, 2014 Phalgun Krushna Paksha Trayodashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5115 Hindus are getting ready for the holy period of Navratri, preparing themselves through worship and devotion. Navratri which is a nine-day observance begins on Monday (March 31) and will continue until … Continue reading

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