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Nithyananda conferred 'Mahamandaleshwar' title
In a move that has ruffled many feathers, the Mahanirvani Akhara of 'naga' sadhus has conferred the honorific title of 'Mahamandaleshwar' on controversial self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda.......
The Mahakumbh: Where everyone is invited
The Mahakumbh to me has always evoked memories of what an older era of Hinduism must have been, its strength in its diversity and acceptance, its spirit resting not in priests but in individual......
Maha Kumbh gets underway with 'Shahi Snan'
The Maha Kumbh began on Monday morning with lakhs of devotees as well as ascetics and religious leaders of various orders converging on the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical......
Simhasta kumbh mela: Royal bath begins
Sacred chants reverberated on the banks of Kshipra as the century's first Simhasta Kumbh began early Monday with about 10 lakh people taking a dip in the river.Sadhus arrived in huge processions......
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