Vrindavan

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  • Vrindavan, Barsana declared pilgrim spots

    Vrindavan, Barsana declared pilgrim spots

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday notified Vrindavan and Barsana in Mathura district as pilgrim spots, where sale of eggs, non-vegetarian food and liquor would now be banned. Religious Affairs Minister Laxmi Narayan Chowdhary said that the decision was taken......

    October 28, 2017
  • Vrindavan widows find solace

    Vrindavan widows find solace

    Abandoned by her family, an elderly and wrinkled woman lies crumpled on a hospital bed here, maggots falling off one of her decaying hands. The Ramakrishna Mission Hospital says the woman was found on a street. She was in terrible......

    September 23, 2017
  • RSS meets in Vrindavan, Amit Shah attends

    RSS meets in Vrindavan, Amit Shah attends

    A Coordination Meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and its affiliates began here on Friday, with BJP President Amit Shah also attending it. Others attending the three-day meeting of the RSS, the ideological mentor of the Bharatiya Janata Party,......

    September 1, 2017
  • For dancer Uma Sharma, kathak is all about Lord Krishna

    For dancer Uma Sharma, kathak is all about Lord Krishna

    If dance is about inspiration, then for renowned Kathak dancer Uma Sharma it has always been Lord Krishna who continues to motivate her. For the past 30 years, Sharma has been presenting the "raas leela" of Vrindavan through dance. "Kathak......

    August 16, 2017
  • Capture the colourful spectacles of Vrindavan widows this Holi

    Capture the colourful spectacles of Vrindavan widows this Holi

    The festival of colours is celebrated with great pomp and show by not only Hindu communities but by Non-Hindus too. The zeal of the festival can be seen all over India and in some other Asian countries as well. Vrindavan......

    March 10, 2017
  • Capture the colourful spectacles of Vrindavan widows this Holi

    Capture the colourful spectacles of Vrindavan widows this Holi

    The festival of colours is celebrated with great pomp and show by not only Hindu communities but by Non-Hindus too. The zeal of the festival can be seen all over India and in some other Asian countries as well. Vrindavan......

    March 10, 2017
  • Unbridled construction erodes Vrindavan's ecology

    Unbridled construction erodes Vrindavan's ecology

    Once famous for its 12 dense forests and hundreds of water bodies, Vrindavan, the "leela-bhoomi", sacred land, of Sri Krishna and his consort Radha, Hinduism's popular divinities, is fast turning into a concrete jungle. "Instead of trees you have multi-storeyed......

    February 8, 2017
  • God is their keeper

    God is their keeper

    Vrindavan  finds mention in epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata as the playground of Lord Krishna. This is where he spent his childhood and performed various unfathomable miracles. The land still holds a spiritual aura and a profound religious charm but......

    January 11, 2017
  • Widows, manual scavengers tie Rakhis to priests in Vrindavan

    Widows, manual scavengers tie Rakhis to priests in Vrindavan

    In a one-of-its-kind event, hundreds of widows from Vrindavan and liberated manual scavenger women on Wednesday publicly tied Rakhi to 50 upper caste sages, Sanskrit scholars and priests at the century-old Gopinath temple in Vrindavan. Defying tradition, the women were......

    August 17, 2016