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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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Anti-Hindu Don Bosco school cancels exam fixed on ‘Gudhi Padva’ after demand by Yuva Sena

March 7, 2014 Phalgun Shukla Saptami, Kaliyug Varsha 5115 Will this Christian school dare to hold exams on Christmas, Good Friday, Bakri Eid, Ramzan Eid etc. ? Mumbai : ‘Don Bosco’ School from Matunga was to hold annual examination on the … Continue reading

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Taking Hindu Holidays Off at Work? Sometimes You Have to Ask

September 19, 2012 S.Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturthi, Kaliyug Varsha 5114 By Aarushi Gupta Toronto, Canada (CHAKRA) Requesting faith days off at the work place has become a common practice, especially for government positions. However, Hindu holidays are rarely seen as pre-identified … Continue reading

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Gudi Padwa: When Hindus begin new year

March 22, 2012 Phalgun   Amavasya, Kaliyug Varsha 5113 NAGPUR, INDIA: Happy New Year wishes on Gudi Padwa may sound strange to many of us, the truth is that this day marks beginning of Hindu calendar. In entire Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, … Continue reading

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Log on, perform prayers online!

March 18, 2012 Phalgun Krushna Ekadashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Shimla, India: Two prominent Hindu shrines in Himachal Pradesh will offer online prayers and other services to devotees from this week. From this Chaitra Navratri festival, beginning March 23, the Chamunda … Continue reading

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A resplendent time for nature

March 18, 2012 Phalgun Krushna Ekadashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5113 In Maharashtra, soon after the festivity of Holi, comes the celebration of a new year called ‘Gudi Padwa.’ Come March and the winter sun amidst the grey howling wind whirling with … Continue reading

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Hindu New Year (March 23, 2012) – spiritually the purest day of the year for Hindus!

March 16, 2012 Phalgun Krushna Navami, Kaliyug Varsha 5113 This year close to a billion Hindus will celebrate the New Year on March 23rd on the first day of the bright fortnight of Chaitra which is the first month of … Continue reading

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Awakening campaign in order to stop malpractices on 31st December night

December 28, 2011 Poush Shukla Chaturthi , Kaliyug Varsha 5113 Updates Mumbaikars spontaneous response to the public awareness campaign by Hindu Janajagruti Samiti to stop malpractices on 31st December ! (Dec 28, 2011) Awakening campaign in order to stop malpractices … Continue reading

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Ugadi – the beginning of a new year

April 14, 2011 Chaitra Shukla Ekadashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5113 As the first rays of the sun drift through the windows, South Indian households come to life to mark the beginning of the new year. Like other festivals, the origin of … Continue reading

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