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Factional feud among sadhus at Maha Kumbh

Factional feud among the orders of ascetics has come to the fore at the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation in Allahabad with one of the "akharas" threatening to boycott the upcoming "Shahi Snan"......

Nityananda case: Actress seeks complaint against Kanchi seer

Actress Ranjitha has approached a Bengaluru court to file a complaint against Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi for his alleged defamatory remarks against her. Ranjitha, who was not present when the......

Relief for Nityananda: HC dismisses petitions

Amid the controversy over appointment of self-styled godman Nityananda as head of the Madurai Adheenam, the Madras high court on dismised a PIL seeking a direction to the government to take over......

Nityananda NOT acceptable as pontiff: Kanchi seer

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati on Wednesday voiced his opposition to self-styled godman Nityananda's appointment as the head of the Madurai Adheenam. "Madurai Adeenam is one of the oldest mutts in......

Cong-DMK focus on identifying constituencies

With the drama on seat sharing between Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam over, the focus has now shifted to another thorny issue of identifying constituencies the two parties will contest......

Dasavatharam music is mediocre

Not even Lord Vishnu's 10 avatars might have generated such interest or garnered so much attention. But Dasavatharam, Oscar Ravichandran's latest offering, directed by veteran blockbuster director......

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What is SKANDA SHASTI and it's importance?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-skanda-shasti-and-its-importance/25185960/answers/

Pooja Rastogi
Q. pooja mei phool kyu hotey h?
Pooja Rastogi:  A. it is the 6th day in the bright half of month o aipasi, celebrated in all saivite temples all over tamilnadu. an extra measure of special grandeur...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/pooja-mei-phool-kyu-hotey-h/24098673/answers/25185986

Pooja Rastogi
Q. Why do we wear the 'pottu'?
Pooja Rastogi:  A. The pottu or tilak is symbolic of our soul's eye otherwise know as the 'third eye.' The pottu marks the placement of the third eye on our forehead....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-we-wear-the-pottu/24098673/answers/20148397

Keen Observer
Q. Was Lord Shiva worshipped in the Indus valley civilization??
Keen Observer:  A. Very much so. According to ancient literature and customs Shaivism or Saivism is the name given to a group of religious traditions which regard...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/was-lord-shiva-worshipped-in-the-indus-valley-civilization/20148370/answers/16067079

cyrus irani
Q. What is Advaita Siddhanta..? What does it Teach..?
Cyrus Irani:  A. Advaita Siddhanta (Sanskrit: "non-dual perfect conclusions") Saivite philosophy codified in the agama which has at its core the advaita...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-advaita-siddhanta..-what-does-it-teach../16066897/answers/15996275

  Web results for Saivite
Decoding mysteries of the divine femme

CHENNAI: Temple sanctorums hold intriguing stories — those which have their roots set in a period 2,000 years ago. Aren't you curious about how... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Decoding-mysteries-of-the-divine-femme/2014/07/02/article2309756.ece
Do Not Talibanise Hinduism

By asserting that Satya Sai Baba was only a human being and not a God and that his temples should not be built, Sankaracharya of Dwarakapeeth Swamy... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Do-Not-Talibanise-Hinduism/2014/06/28/article2303508.ece
Devotees throng Alangudi for Guru Peyarchi puja

Devotees offered worship to Lord Dakshinamurthy at the abode of Sri Aabathsagayeswarar temple in Alangudi in the district on the occasion of 'Guru... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/devotees-throng-alangudi-for-guru-peyarchi-puja/article6114228.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Impact, past and present

'Om Namasivaya!' proclaimed the inscription on the 1,200 year old rock edict, now kept in the museum at the Dieng Temple Complex in Java,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/impact-past-and-present/article6085304.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Steps to success

The Sattriya Kendra at Guwahati, a part of Sangeet Natak Akademi's project to support Sattriya dance and allied traditions, has been organising... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/dance/steps-to-success/article5635074.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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