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Sharad Purnima: The Divine Night

Oct. 9, 2022, 5:49 a.m.

Escape from the black cloud that surrounds you.  Then you will see your own light as radiant as the full moon.   ― Rumi In Hinduism, the moon occupies a place of pre-emi…

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A Woman With A Voice!

Sept. 29, 2022, 12:46 p.m.

Smt.Jayanti Patnaik (7 April 1932 – 28 September 2022) was an Indian Parliamentarian and hailed from Aska, Orissa. She was the first Chairperson of the National Commission for Women in early ni…

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Pitru Paksha:The ritual of remembering our ancestors!

Sept. 10, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

Hindus believe “Shraddhyaa Kriyate Yaa Saa”: Shradh is the ritual accomplished to satiate one’s ancestors. This ritual expresses one’s unconditional reverence towards the ance…

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Heramba:The esoteric God of Good Fortune!

Aug. 30, 2022, 4:16 p.m.

The Brahma Vaivarta Purana explains the meaning of Heramba: the syllable "He" denotes helpnessless or weakness, while "ramba" is protection of the weak, to save them from harm; thus Heramba means the…

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Naag Panchami! The serpent king Vasuki!

Aug. 2, 2022, 4:54 p.m.

The snake primarily represents rebirth, death and mortality, due to its casting of its skin and being symbolically "reborn".  Over a large part of India there are carved representations of co…

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The angry wife!-Hera Panchami!

July 5, 2022, 4:44 p.m.

Lord Jagannath holds an unique place in the lives of Oriyas.To the millions of hindus of Orissa, Jagannath is their nearest kith & kin. Even in faraway,remote villages, before an auspicious event…