Temples(Search results - 59)
IndiaNov 14, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
Diwali gift to temples in Karnataka: State government approves release of Rs 88.75 crore in assistance
It’s a big Diwali gift to mutts, temples and trusts of Karnataka as the state government has approved the release of Rs 88.75 crore in financial assistance
IndiaOct 8, 2020, 3:13 PM IST
Incredible India! Know how Hidimbeshwara temple in Karnataka is connected to Mahabharata
India is a land of a myriad temples. Every temple is steeped in history and has a story to narrate.
As we continue to write on our temples, let’s travel to Chitradurga in Karnataka. The Hidimbeshwara temple here has connections with the Mahabharata.
The following pictures have been borrowed from a Twitter user Harsha with the handle @harshasherni
IndiaAug 10, 2020, 1:22 PM IST
Swaminarayan Akshardham: A tale of twin Hindu Temples
Here is the story of two Akshardham temples. One is situated in National Capital Delhi and it is the world’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple while the other one, situated in London is the largest Hindu temple outside the country
IndiaAug 2, 2020, 10:40 AM IST
Bhumi puja at Ayodhya: Hindu temples in North America to hold prayers to celebrate event
Several Hindu temples across North America will be holding prayers to celebrate the historic bhumi puja at Ayodhya
IndiaMay 31, 2020, 11:28 AM IST
Lockdown jeopardises lives of priests as they struggle to make ends meet
Priests and temples are facing massive trouble as the lockdown has ensured a nosedive in the number of devotees visiting temples
IndiaMay 17, 2020, 1:27 PM IST
Kashi Vishwanath mahant takes punitive step, bans Congress’ Prithviraj Chavan from entering temple
Mahant of Kashi Vishwanath temple has banned Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan from entering the temple because of his controversial remarks against gold lying with Hindu temples
Culture ShaukFeb 5, 2020, 4:06 PM IST
The Rich History Of Brihadeeswarar Or Big Temple In Thanjavur
After 23 years, the 6th mega consecration ceremony also known as Kumbabishekam took place today at the Brihadeeswarar Temple or the Big Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The last event held in 1997 was delayed by a day as a massive fire engulfed the yagasalai leading to the death of 40 people in a stampede. The rituals were carried out both in Tamil and Sanskrit, after the court ordered to hold rituals and pujas in accordance with the agama principles. A team of Odhuvars recited the Thevaram, Thiruvasagam, Thirumurai and other hymns in Tamil during the consecration. Let’s find out more about the rich history of this famous Hindu temple in this episode of Culture 'Shauk' with Sunita Iyer.
CultureDec 17, 2019, 6:52 PM IST
From Soul To Solar, These Religious Places Are Powering India's Go Green Movement
Places of worship in India are making a green statement by using solar energy to power prayers across the country.
IndiaNov 13, 2019, 10:11 AM IST
Guru Nanak Jayanti: Golden temple and skies light up in celebration
In view of the Guru Nanak Jayanti celebration, the Golden Temple in Amritsar was lit up. While the pathway to the temples were lit up with diyas and candles, the skies were lit up with fireworks.
WorldSep 16, 2019, 10:41 AM IST
Hindu teacher attacked in Pakistan; school, temples vandalised over 'blasphemy'
Angry protestors in Pakistan's Sindh province vandalised a school and three Hindu temples. They claimed that a teacher uttered derogatory remarks against the Prophet of Islam
CultureSep 11, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
Happy Onam: Kerala celebrates festival with traditional fervour, food, fun
People wear traditional attire and offer prayers at temples, while the day is marked with feast and festivities, including cultural programmes. Heavy rush is witnessed at temples, including the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayappa at Sabarimala and Sree Krishna Temple at Guruvayur
IndiaSep 11, 2019, 9:34 AM IST
Special prayers offered to Moon God for communication with Vikram Lander
Prayers to establish contact with Vikram Lander: Devotees offered special prayers at Sri Kailasanathar Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. It is one of the nine temples dedicated to Navagraha (nine planets).
IndiaAug 27, 2019, 9:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: Another blast kills 1, injures 4 in Thiruporur
An explosion near a temple in Thiruporur has created panic in the area after one person died and four others were injured. A portion of the temple's compound wall and that of the neighbouring structure were damaged due to the explosion