Religion
  • Maha Shivaratri-March  7

    Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha ...

    Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri according to South Indian calendar. However accor ...

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  • Finding wisdom in India

    Two Johnson State College students traveled to the foothills of India to immerse themselves in Buddhism o ...

    Two Johnson State College students traveled to the foothills of India to immerse themselves in Buddhism over winter break, leaving the day after Christmas and earning 6 credits in the process. Having ...

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  • Matho Monastery: Matho Nagrang Festival

    Matho Gonpa near Leh in Ladakh, the only representative of the Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh ...

    Matho Gonpa near Leh in Ladakh, the only representative of the Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh. Matho Monastery, or Matho Gonpa or Mangtro Monastery or Mangtro Gonpa, from the Tibetan "mang ...

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  • Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2016

    Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated to observe the birthday of Guru Ravidass, the founder of Bhakti Moveme ...

    Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated to observe the birthday of Guru Ravidass, the founder of Bhakti Movement. It is celebrated on Magh Purnima day, which is the full moon day of the Magh (February) mon ...

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  • Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir is the legal document which establishes the framework of government at st ...

    Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir is the legal document which establishes the framework of government at state level in Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. The present constitution was adopted on 17 Novemb ...

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  • SARASWATI PUJA ON VASANT PANCHAMI 2016

    Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, science and technol ...

    Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, science and technology. Goddess Saraswati is worshipped on Vasant Panchami day. Vasant Panchami is also known as S ...

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  • Pradosh Vrat, which is also known as Pradosham in South India, is observed to seek blessings of Lord Shiv ...

    Pradosh Vrat, which is also known as Pradosham in South India, is observed to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. Pradosh Vrat is observed on both Trayodashi Tithis, i.e. Shukla Paksha Trayodashi and Krishn ...

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  • VINAYAKA CHATURTHI

    Each lunar month in Hindu calendar has two Chaturthi Tithis. According to Hindu scriptures Chaturthi Tith ...

    Each lunar month in Hindu calendar has two Chaturthi Tithis. According to Hindu scriptures Chaturthi Tithi(s) belongs to Lord Ganesha. The Chaturthi after Amavasya or new moon during Shukla Paksha is ...

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  • Republic Day in India

    Republic day in India is celebrated every year with great honour on 26th of January to honour the Constit ...

    Republic day in India is celebrated every year with great honour on 26th of January to honour the Constitution of India as it came into force on the same day in the year 1950. It had replaced the Gove ...

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  • Makar Sankranti: Worshiping the Sun God

      Makar Sankrant - As per Vedic Hindu philosophy, Sun is considered to be the king of all the planet ...

      Makar Sankrant - As per Vedic Hindu philosophy, Sun is considered to be the king of all the planets. And Makar Sankranti commemorates the expedition of sun to the Northern Hemisphere. Makar is ...

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