Shaivism Current Affairs, GK & News

Shaivism

Shaivism is devoted to worship of the god Shiva. According to this philosophy, Siva is the ultimate and supreme reality, omniscient, omnipresent and unbound and regarded as the supreme Brahman. Shaivism has many different schools showing both regional variations and differences in philosophy.   Shiva is All and in all, the creator, preserver, destroyer, revealer and concealer ..

The unique Chapparam (Chariot) festival 2018 started in Tamil Nadu

On December 28, the unique Chapparam (Chariot) festival was celebrated with traditional rituals and festivities in the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple, in Tamil Nadu. The fest symbolizes the importance of preserving all kinds of food and fodder. The festival is also an auspicious occasion when the God and Goddess measure out food for all living ..

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The famous Goddess Meenakshi Amman temple gets its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest)

The Meenakshi Amman temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Recently, it is in news because the famous Goddess Meenakshi temple has got its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest), 12 years after the Tamil Nadu government passed an order ..

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Uttarakhand government launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ to provide electricity in remote areas

The Uttarakhand Government and a charitable funding agency ‘Swan Cultural Center and Foundation’ launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in Kedarnath Dham to provide electricity to far-flung areas in the hill state.

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Kashmir Shaivism: Salient Features and Contribution

In this article we are discussing various features of Kashmir Shaivism along with its various concepts, schools and contributions/ contributors focussing on Paper-1 of Mains. Shaivism is one of the main traditions of Hinduism that reveres Lord Shiva as ultimate and supreme reality, omniscient, omnipresent and unbound and regarded as the supreme Brahman. It believes ..

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