• Role of Ngos in Animal Welfare
    humankind needs to share the world with the animal kingdom. It is common to see stray dogs, sacred cows and various species of birds congregated at temples. Worshipers in major temples typically bring in symbolic offerings for the prayer or 'puja'. This includes fruits, flowers, sweets and other...
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  • Diwali
    five days in the festival of Diwali is marked with a significant 'puja' of a certain God/Goddess. The five days celebration of Diwali begins with "Laxmi Pujan". "Laxmi Pujan" is the day to worship Laxmi, the goddess of wealth. Indian culture has never considered wealth to be corruptive...
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  • Unity in Diversity
    linguistic demographics. Popular religious festivals include the Hindu festivals of Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga puja, Holi, Rakshabandhan and Dussehra. Several harvest festivals, such as Sankranthi, Pongal and Onam, are also fairly popular. Certain festivals in India are celebrated by multiple...
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  • Baby Names
    .... Prema .... Prerana .... Pritha .... Priti .... Priya .... Priyadarshini Priyanka .... Puja .... Popular Hindi Names Lakshmi happy one who arouses tender feelings in others, river Narmada dew drops sapphire blue colour lotus flower love, rain eyes treasure sleep blue sharp calm clean, virtuous...
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  • Indian Culture
    , Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga puja, Holi, Rakshabandhan and Dussehra. Several harvest festivals, such as Sankranthi, Pongal and Onam,"Nuakhai" are also fairly popular. Certain festivals in India are celebrated by multiple religions. Notable examples include Diwali, which is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and...
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  • World Religion Report: Hinduism
    Year right. This Durga Worship is also called 'Mata Ki Chowki' in Hindi.” During the worship each devotee sits on the floor meditates in prayer and listens to music sung in prayer. It is not a solemn service. It is one of praise worship; devotees are clapping and talking amongst each other...
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  • Through Comparative Analysis, Contrast the Images, Characteristics and Roles of Two Hindu Goddesses
    deamon, celebrating the victory of good over evil, is celebrated every year at the Durga-Puja festial.” (Foulston and Abbot, 2009, 32.) Durga is seen to have all 3 aspects of life, that all Goddesses possess; Creation, Preservation and dissolution. Because of this, the different beliefs about her are...
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  • Hhhfd
    | ISO 3166 code | IN | Internet TLD | .in | Calling code | 91 | Non-numbered Footnotes:[show]* Bharat Ganarajya, that is, the Republic of India in Hindi,[9] written in the Devanagari script. See also other official names ‡ This is the figure as per the United Nations though the Indian...
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  • Rudra Mondal
    Significance of Festivals 520 words essay on Our Festivals (India). India is a multilingual and a multicultural country. The culture changes from State to State, the language is different from one state to another and the people have many modes of dress. In diversity we find unity. This is the...
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  • The Hate and Cate
    evil and ignorance • Lavish vegetarian dinners are prepared and traditional puja is performed at duck before the feast begins at dusk before the feast begins • Honours: • Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and good fortune • Vishnu, who defeated the demon Naraka • Commemorates...
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  • Indian Festivals
    , Diwali, Janamashtmi, Idul-Fitar, Rakshabandhan, Christmas are some of the well known Indian festivals. In Northern India, Dussehra is observed as Vijaya Dashmi celebrating victory of good over evil, of Rama over Ravana. In Bengal, the occasion is celebrated as Durga Puja. This festival is celebrated...
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  • History of India's Tourism
    festivals, like the konark Dance Festival, promote the culture of India.  Religious festivals are innumerable over here. Durga Puja, Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmastami, Christmas, Eid-ul-Fitr, Rath Yatra, Vasant Panchami, Ram Nabami and others are some of the popular religious festivals of India. Apart from...
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  • Role of Womens in Indian Politics
    Ramnavami, devotees perform Puja & Havan and after this they offer their own blood to Maa-Durga. The devotees stand before Maa Durga with folded hands in "Namaskar" position, a barber (Naai) stands by the side and makes a minor incision on the right shoulder of the devotee with a knife (ustara...
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  • Hinduism
    implies, this festival is celebrated for nine days. Navratri is also known as Durga Puja. During this period, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshipped as three different manifestations of Shakti, or cosmic energy. The festival is dedicated to Durga, the mother goddess who also represents power...
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  • Piyush Constant
    and fond of making tarricatures, hobby of collections. I have a unique art (mirror Image writing in two languages Hindi & English) and have written world first Mirror Image Book "Shreemad Bhagwad Gita" all 18 chapters, 700 verses in Hindi & English, besides this I have written "Shree Durga Sapt...
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  • Macroenvironment Factors
    kites, which are considered a symbol of freedom. The Republic Day Parade is a large cultural and military parade showcasing India's cultural diversity and military might. Religious festivals include Diwali (the festival of light), Maha Shivaratri, Teej, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Baisakhi,Durga Puja...
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  • Hindu Religions Traditions Paper
    Atharva. The Vedas consist of prayers to the One Divine and the divinities of nature. The Vedas also include prayers for matrimony, progeny, prosperity, concord, domestic rites, formulas for magic, and more. They deal with day-to-day necessities as well as spiritual realization. They are written in...
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  • Zee TV and the Creation of Hindi Media Communities in Singapore
    various North Indian communities. The significant fresh arrival of the expatriate Indians, the availability of non-Tamil Indian languages in language centres, and the popularity of Hindi cable channels have brought about the celebration of Indian festivals such as Holi, Durga Puja, Navarathri, and...
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  • Girls
    them continually in real day to day life. This story was first published in 1983 in Hindi in the journal Dharmyug. The present edited version was translated into English by Rama Baru. The story is relevant in the present context of changing gender roles, attitudes and definitions. It reminds us that...
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  • Cultural Heritage in Bangladesh
    festival varying from race to race are observed here. Some of the Muslim rites are Eid-e-Miladunnabi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Muharram etc. Hindus observe Durga Puja, Saraswati Puja, Kali Puja and many other pujas.  Christmas ( popularly called Baradin in Bangla ) is observed by Christians. Also there...
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