Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 12, 2022 It was way back in the early part of the 12th century that the Shaiva cult had grown a huge base of followers of whom Kulottunga Chola was the most important one. Although he was a great Shiva devotee, he was attached fanatically to the Shaiva cult. He looked down on the Vaishnava mantras, disrespected holy Basil, and even got the Govindaraja Perumal temple locked down for an indefinite time, after which, he forcibly got an agreement signed, that asked for strict compliance to the Shaivite tradition from everyone. Read on to know how the story connects with Bibi Nachiyar, a Muslim princess who is now enshrined as a deity in the Melkote temple, which is located in Mandya distinct, between Bangalore and Mysore. Bibi Nachiyar: Ramanujacharya Steps In To Tondanur Subjected to excruciating torture following this debacle, people finally informed Sri … [Read more...] about Bibi Nachiyar: Muslim Princess Enshrined As A Deity In The Melkote Temple
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Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on September 13, 2022 Lord Ram is the seventh Avatar of Lord Vishnu and is a celebrated deity in the Indian devout households. Worshipped for his divine values, which he stood for, all of his life, he is a shimmering example of a perfect human being that stood the test of time, travelling on an unbeaten path. Dispensing justice to his citizens at Ayodhya as Raja Ram, Lord Ram as Sitaram gave his wife Sita her due justice for her distraught life. There are numerous Lord Ram temples throughout the country, but we have curated the nine famous ones. 1. Raghunath Temple, Jammu Raghunath Temple, based in t he Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, consists of a complex of seven shrines each with its own `Shikhara`, ((rising tower) A portrait of Maharana Ranbir Singh and Lord Hanuman can be found at the point of entrance. Lord Ram is the prominent deity … [Read more...] about Nine Most Famous Temples In India Dedicated To Lord Rama
Home Relationship Love and romance Love And Romance on July 6, 2018 Kissing Style of couples define their Relationship! Find Out How | Boldsky What kind of a relationship do you share with your partner? Is it based on lust or love? To some, every relationship needs to have a little bit of lust, only then it can work on the levels of intimacy. You might hold, cuddle and show affection to your partner, but how often do the two of you kiss? Did you know that kissing is important in a relationship to help create that special spark of love? Kissing in a relationship will also help to keep you healthy in ways you cannot even imagine. The reasons why kissing is important in a relationship is because it helps to bind the physical attraction to one. When a couple kisses, they exchange emotions which can sometimes not be expressed otherwise. Kissing in a relationship will draw a sort of secure feeling to each other and … [Read more...] about Happy International Kissing Day! Why Kissing is Everything?
Home Men Men on September 16, 2022 Tennis superstar Roger Federer, 41, is retiring from professional tennis after a series of knee surgeries, ending a career in which he won 20 Grand Slam titles, finished five seasons ranked No. 1, and helped create a golden era in men's tennis. " As many of you know, the past three years have presented me with challenges in the form of injuries and surgeries," Federer said Thursday in a social media post on his account . "I've worked hard to return to full competitive form. But I also know my body's capacities and limits, and its message to me lately has been clear . " I am 41 years old. I have played more than 1500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I must recognize when it is time to end my competitive career ." Image: The Guardian Rafael Nadal has paid a moving tribute to him in a tweet. " Dear Roger, my … [Read more...] about Roger Federer Announces Retirement: Facts About The Swiss Tennis Maestro
Home Pregnancy parenting Kids Kids on September 17, 2022 CDC published a health alert for clinicians regarding an increase in rhinovirus and enterovirus cases that cause respiratory infections, including one that causes an uncommon type of paralysis in kids called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM)  . There was an increase in cases of rhinovirus and enterovirus in July and August. These two viruses cause common upper respiratory infections in children. Increased cases have been reported following the last wave of these viruses in the summer and fall of 2018, before the outbreak of COVID-19. Hospital beds are in short supply in India, where several facilities are overburdened with patients. As a result, there is a real concern that the most deserving children may not receive hospitalization. Moreover, observing an increase in re-infections, the doctors urge parents and schools to ensure that sick children remain at home for at least … [Read more...] about Rhinovirus And Enterovirus-D68 In Kids: What You Should Know About The CDC Warning
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 19, 2022 Navratri signifies nine auspicious nights, which is celebrated to commemorate the victory of Goddess Durga on demons whom she slayed on these days. The Nine forms of Devi Shakti are worshipped according to different rituals, puja is performed and fasting is strictly observed. This is also celebrated in Nepal. The festival is celebrated for nine nights, where each night is dedicated to one of the nine different forms of Shakti or Goddess Durga. Let us know about them. 1. Shailputri Temple, Jalalipura One of the Shailputri Temples is located in Jalalipura, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Goddess Shailputri, being the absolute form of Mother receives worship on the very first day of Navratri. Shailaputri is the daughter of the Himalayas and has the Nandi bull as her vehicle. She removes all the problems incurred due to associating with evil people. She has a … [Read more...] about Navratri 2022: Nine Forms Of Goddess Durga For Nine Days
Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on September 20, 2022 The village of Khiching is synonymous with exquisite granite stone constructions and sculptures by adept craftsmen. Built completely from black stones, the temple of Kichakeshwari is located in the heart of Kinchung city, near Baripada of the Mayubhanja district in Odisha. Kichakeshwari is originally the avatar of Chamundeshwari, or Durga Devi whose temple is known for some very historically significant reasons and the mystery that is interwoven with its existence. Under the early Bhanja rulers, Khiching was flourishing and Brahmanism, Buddhism, and Jainism were extensively followed side by side. History says that Kinching earlier was ruled by the kings of the Bhanja dynasty whose reign was known for spiritual activities, and for patronising the architectural ventures of that time. The 8th-century old temple Goddess Kichakeswari Temple, being … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Kichakeshwari Durga Temple Of Odisha
Home Women Women on September 21, 2022 Women throughout Iran have been posting videos of themselves on social media, cutting their hair and burning their hijabs in response to the death of a 22-year-old. Mahsa Amini , a 22-year-old woman, detained by Iranian police, died during detention. Protests broke out in Iran as a result of her death. Amini was detained on Tuesday after Iranian police found fault with her hijab. She was reportedly beaten by police. The Iranian police have denied the allegations and claim that she died of a heart attack. However, Amini's relative confirmed that she had no history of heart disease. What Happened To Mahsa Amini? Mahsa Amini was detained earlier this week by "morality police" officers after reportedly finding fault with her hijab or headscarf. Police have cited Amini as having suffered a heart attack. Still, pro-reform news websites have quoted her uncle as not having a history of … [Read more...] about Iranian Women Cut Hair, Burn Hijab To Protest Death Of Mahsa Amini In ‘Moral Police’ Custody
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 Festivals Festivals on September 22, 2022 Dussehra is of paramount significance and as standing evidence of the historical epoch that saw the revival and victory of Dharma over Adharma. Rama, a symbol of Dharma or righteousness, eliminated Ravana, the symbol of evil, in a bitter war that was fought between Rama's forces and Ravana's demon army. Dharma (symbolised by Rama) had been challenged by adharma (Ravana) wherein Rama intervened in the situation and reestablished dharma on planet earth. Seetha was the prime example of Dharmo Rakshati rakshitaha. (Dharma will protect those who follow it). The dharma which she followed protected her from the clutches of the Ravana, the symbol of adharma, through Lord Rama who gave the final verdict. By rescuing seta, he not only followed the dharma of a husband but also dispensed justice to his subjects as an able king who saved them out of the peril called … [Read more...] about Ravan Dahan On Vijayadashami: Time, Rituals, Weapon Worship, Effigy Burning, Celebrations, And Significance