They are Saraswati, Parvati, and Lakshmi. During Navratri, these three main goddesses are worshipped as well. The central theme of Navratri thought is the triumph of good over evil. XX: Thank you, Santhosh for you valuable information. Friends I hope you must have got some ideas about Navratri.
Most Sikhs wear one or more of the articles but only Sikhs who have taken Amrit, a ritual analogous to baptism, wear all. Kesh, or unshorn long hair, which is protected by a dastaar, or turban. The dastaar is worn by men and some women to cover their long hair. But most women keep their hair long and uncovered, except for when entering a gurdwara. A kangha is a small wooden comb meant to keep the hair combed twice a day.
Aravan festivals in Tamil Nadu and those dedicated to Bahuchara Mata (hijras’ patroness-goddess) in the Indian state of Gujarat are among the most important in the hijra yearly cycle of public devotion. The festival in Koovagam is also a site for LGBTQ activists to support the hijra community.Among the festivals dedicated to Aravan, the Koothandavar Festival in Koogavam (also known as the Ali Festival) is significant. Male brides have been marrying Aravan annually for at least one hundred years. The presence of large numbers of hijras and Alis at the festival is considered a more recent phenomenon, perhaps since the 1970s, but the issue is debatable since hijras and other male-to-female identities have been around much longer than that, and those scholars recording the history may have chosen to ignore the presence of males who did not conform to heteronormal
It tells the story of Rama (The seventh avatar of the Hindu supreme god Vishnu) whose wife Sita was kidnapped by the king of Lanka (Current Sri Lanka) and his name was Ravana. This myth defines the culture and style life of Hindu people, it also explores human worries, concerns, values, in a dramatic concept. This myth has great influence on Hindu life and culture. It is not just a story it presents the teaching of ancient Hindu Mentors in narrative story. This myth represents moral and religious elements as one can notice the hero’s of the story Rama, Sita, Lakshman, Bharata, Hanuman, and Ravana are all faithful and conscious of the Indian and Nepal culture.
Rishikesh is also a Gateway to the World Heritage site Valley of Flowers National Park - The 8th Wonder of the World & Char Dham Yatra( pilgrimage to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath). As Rishikesh is also known as the “Place of Sages”, It is believed that meditating here leads to attainment of salvation. The sacred river Ganges flows through Rishikesh and leaves the Shivalik Mountains in the Himalayas,flowing out into the Indo-Gangetic
Read below to know 7 unknown facts about Lord Krishna. (Note for publisher: Please add AstroSage logo to the image.) Janmashtami According to Hindu calendar, Janmashtami is celebrated on the eighth day or Ashtami of the Krishna Paksha, in the month of Savan that is today. Being mischievous, Kanha is the protector, saviour, friend and a philosopher. He is one of the most loved gods of Hindus.
Imprints of Theravada Buddhism are manifested not only in outward signs but also in the content of the festival, making the traditional festival more meaningfull. The festivals are often associated with a story, legend or an event relating to Theravada Buddhism, creating a rich spiritual consciousness. Khmer people in the Mekong River delta regard life as opportunities for building up merit and grace by doing good deeds, so the festival is a chance for prayers, offerings and charities. Thus, the festival is not just for fun and entertainment but also an opportunity for people to express the desire to live honestly. Thus, in the festivities, people are not afraid of making a costly offering to the temple in a requiem, however poor they are.
Mewar Festival The Mewar Festival is celebrated with immense fervor to mark the arrival of spring in Udaipur, though the never-dying spirit can be seen throughout Rajasthan. A festival of vibrant colours, beautification, lights and worship. The women folk gather to dress the images of Isar and Gangaur and then carry them in a ceremonial procession through different parts of the city. Temples in Udaipur Jagdish Mandir A major tourist attraction, a divine, serene place, also called “the temple of Jagannath Rai” or Jagdish-ji houses a Black stone image of Lord Vishnu a brass image of Garuda. It is one of the famous temples near The City place.
The monuments associated with Hindu and Buddhist culture symbolize the dwelling place of God. Temple walls are scarved or painted with different parts of the plant which is a common character of temple architecture from the time of immemorial till now. Jajpur is a newly formed district of undivided coastal district Cuttack. Tree worship is a common religious culture not only in Dist. Jajpur but also in entire India.