In Tamil Nadu, the Kanchi Athi Varadar festival has started in Kanchipuram from July 1, 2019. The temple of Varadar is in Kancheepuram. The deity is made of fig tree and hence the name Athi Varadar. He is immersed in Anantasaras, the temple tank. He is brought out once in 40 years, pujas done for ..
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Indonesia has released a special commemorative stamp on the theme of Ramayana. This has been released to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of its diplomatic ties with India. The stamp is designed by Indonesian sculptor Padmashri Bapak Nyoman Nuarta, featured a scene from Ramayana in which Jatayu valiantly fought to save Sita.
The book titled “Saffron Swords- Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders” has been authored by Manoshi Sinha Rawal. It has been launched by India’s homegrown startup publishing houses – Garuda Prakashan Private Limited. It is a book on 52 unsung warriors of India from the last 1300 years. It celebrates the glory of our ancestors ..
The International Gita Festival 2018 will be held at Kurukshetra in Haryana from December 7-23 to commemorate the birth of ‘Srimad Bhagwat Gita’, the sacred scripture containing invaluable advice of Lord Krishna that he proffered to Arjuna, the third Pandava in the battlefield of Kurukshetra on the first day of the famous 18-day battle in ..