Tag: Navratras

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  • Ramayana Express to be launched on 28 March

    Ramayana Express to be launched on 28 March

    Major places covered in this journey will include Ram Janmbhoomi and Hanuman Garhi at Ayodhya, Bharat Mandir at Nandigram, Sita Mata Mandir at Sitamarhi (Bihar), and Janakpur (Nepal) among others.

    February 19, 2020
  • Navratras, when legend and history merge

    Navratras, when legend and history merge

    Earlier, Navratras were mainly observed in the Walled City but they seem to have acquired more participation after 1947 in the new colonies, where more people offer prayers in local temples, instead of the ancient ones

    April 11, 2019
  • Prayers or penance?

    Prayers or penance?

    Religious fervour can often appear ridiculous as devotees choose various means to show their faith. An acquaintance narrated how he was shocked at the extent people can go in the name of religion. A free-lancer, doing copy-editing and proof-reading for a few organisations, the person regularly delivered the final proofs to a young lady employee …

    April 1, 2018
  • Sonia Gandhi greets people on Mahanavmi

    Sonia Gandhi greets people on Mahanavmi

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday greeted people on Mahanavami, expressing hope that the festival of fasting and devotion will help end social ills. In a message, Gandhi said Navratras are celebrated with devotion in all parts of the country and hoped the festival will provide “energy to purify the body and mind and end …

    September 29, 2017
  • Navratras 2017: Turn Navratri fast into a feast

    Navratras 2017: Turn Navratri fast into a feast

    Don’t sweat anymore, spending hours in kitchen to prepare food for Navratri fasts.

    September 21, 2017
  • History’s long tryst with the Navratras

    History’s long tryst with the Navratras

    The Navratas seem to have acquired more zealous participation in recent years, especially in the post-Partition colonies.

    September 21, 2017