Bhakti movement Current Affairs, GK & News

Bhakti Movement

Bhakti movement was a spontaneous movement and there are two views on its origin. First view is that it originated in Tamil Nadu during the seventh century and then spread through Karnataka, Maharashtra and spread in almost all parts of Northern / Eastern India by 15th century. In Tamil Nadu, the movement was started by Vaishnava ..

Guru Ravidas Jayanti Celebrated

The Bhakti Movement Saint Guru Ravidas Jayanti is being observed on February 27, 2021 across the country. Key Point Guru Ravidas has left behind his great influence on the Indian culture especially in the North India. He is well known for his efforts in eradicating caste system from India. The saint is contemporary to Kabirdas ..

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Basava Jayanthi Observed in Karnataka

Basava Jayanthi- a religious event in Karnataka that is usually celebrated on a grand scale was held as a low-key event in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Basava Jayanthi Basava Jayanthi is a religious event observed in Karnataka- especially by the Lingayat community. The festival marks the birth anniversary of Basavanna, the founding saint of ..

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129th death anniversary of mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah

The 129th death anniversary of the mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah is observed in Bangladesh on October 17, 2019. The devotees of Lalon from across the country and the world have congregated at the shrine to participate in the 3-day-long programme which is being organised by the Lalon academy and the culture ministry of Bangladesh. ..

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Varanasi to host 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018

The 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018 will be held in Varanasi on November 16 to celebrate the spirit of 15th-century mystic poet Kabir. The annual festival conceived by the Mahindra group and Teamwork Arts, will feature a two-day programme of music, literature, talks and city explorations. The festival will reverberate with music, poetry, discussions ..

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“Pandharichi Wari”, most important pilgrimage of Maharashtra started

“Pandharichi Wari” is the most important pilgrimage of Maharashtra. It is more than 700 years old tradition in which devotees of Lord Vitthala called Varkari trace the route to Pandharpur. This year, in 2018, Wari will resume from July 6. For this holy function, thousands of devotees will trace WARI route from Dehu and Alandi, ..

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