Home Women Women on September 24, 2022 International Daughters' Day is celebrated around the world every year. India celebrates Daughters' Day on the fourth Sunday of September. Daughter's Day 2022 falls on 25 September. International Daughters' Day: History This day has no actual origin; however, in most countries, including India, girls are regarded as liabilities. As a result, a day dedicated to them was established to break down the stigma and tackle crimes against the girl child. Traditional family preferences include boys. The issue of dowry, infanticide and foeticide persists even today. Therefore, a dedicated day was established to address these issues and eradicate the stigma associated with them. International Daughter Day is a time to show unconditional love to our family, our beautiful daughters, our ageing partners, and our daughters, who maintain an exceptional level of connectivity and maintain many commitments … [Read more...] about International Daughters’ Day 2022: History, Significance And Quotes
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Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 14, 2022 Chitrakoot is a pilgrimage centre and a nagar panchayat, which is located in the Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. This place has gained momentum because it is connected with the popular Indian epic Ramayana. It virtually stands resplendent with the colours of life and holds historical significance. It conveys the stories of Lord Rama and Sita through the imprints of time. If you are curious to know about the events in Lord Rama's life, here is the place that will help you to connect the missing dots. Chitrakoot district is bounded in the North by Kaushambi, in the South by Satna (MP) Rewa (MP). Here are the top eight ancient temples of Chitrakoot that get you mesmerised to the point of no return. If religious places hold a special fascination for you, you can head straightaway to Chitrakoot. 1. Ram Ghat Ram Ghat, which is the most popular … [Read more...] about 8 Unforgettable Ancient Temples In Chitrakoot
Home Art culture Art Culture on September 20, 2022 Often compared to the British Booker Prize, the French Prix Goncourt or the American Pulitzer Prize, the German Book Prize is the most high-profile literary prize in the German-speaking world, where winners can hope for substantial sales of their works. The shortlist, announced on September 20, represents the entire panorama of contemporary German-speaking literature: From the anecdotal to the art novel to the feminist working-class novel and post-migration literature. Whether set in the Hunsrück uplands in southwestern Germany, Istanbul or in Switzerland, among others, their stories tell of human folly, gender fluidity and the history of the German republic from the perspective of those who have built it, namely the guest workers. Here is an overview of the finalists of the German Booker Prize: 1. Fatma Aydemir: 'Dschinns' (German for 'Djinns') German literary … [Read more...] about German Book Prize Shortlist Announced: Here Are The Six Contenders
Home Women Women on March 8, 2022 Indian women have always been labelled as traditional. Covering heads, wearing bindis, laden with ornaments, traditional clothes and so many other things set Indian women apart from the rest. The practice of covering heads in India has been a matter of curiosity for most of us, including those who are new to our culture. Covering the head and sometimes even veiling the face is often seen as a mark of respect. In some cultures, married women are supposed to pull off a veil in front of elder male members of the family. In very traditional and rural areas, women use their sari to completely cover the face and neck, concealing their identity before males. Some women use the fabric to cover their whole face, chest, arms, and stomach. This type of veiling is still popular with Hindu brides and is observed on the wedding day. Many new brides use the ghungat until their father-in-law advises to unveil. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why Do Indian Women Cover Their Head And Face?
Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on September 23, 2022 Goddess Biraja Temple is a historic Hindu temple located in Jajpur that is around 125 kilometres away from Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Known as Viraja or Biraja kshetra, this important Maha Shakti peeth, is housed in Jajpur that is known for 1000 lingams. Viraja is a form of Goddess Durga who gets worshipped here as Girija or Viraja and Lord Shiva, receives worship in the form of Jagannath. Adi Shankara, in his Ashtadasha Shakti Peetha Stuti, describes Viraja Devi as Girija who an amalgamation of the holy trinity of Goddesses, that is, Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Maha Saraswati. As per Shiva Purana, this temple is one of the 51 shakti peeths of Goddess Sati, whose mortal remains were torn into 51 shreds by Lord Vishnu using his Sudarshan Chakra. It is the navel of Sati that fell on Jajpur and a temple was erected for Biraja Devi. Lord Vishnu in … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Temple Of Goddess Biraja In Jajpur
Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on September 26, 2022 Once King Daksha had organized a yagnya to which he called everyone to attend it, except his own daughter, Sati and his son-in-law Lord Shiva. Curious about this development, Sati, herself travelled from Kailash and went to her father's palace where she saw the yagnya being conducted in her absence. To add fuel to the fire, her father had only harsh and rude comments to make about her husband and did not show any signs of remorse for his act. Due to this, Sati got annoyed and disillusioned, and fell into the homagni and ended her life. Lord Shiva, knowing this was grief stricken and carried her mortal remains with him and roamed about the three worlds in agony and pain. Unable to withstand this, Lord Vishnu, in order to rid Lord Shiva of the pain, blew Mother Sati's body apart into 51 portions which were later enshrined in these respective … [Read more...] about Navratri 2022: What Is Shakti Peetha? Lists Of All 51 Powerful Temples