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25 years in the making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism finally unveiled

A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world's oldest living traditions came to fruition when the Encyclopedia of Hinduism was unveiled in Columbia. Hundreds of......

Priests look for Thackeray family's Bihar connection

Traditional Hindu priests of the Vishnupad Temple in Bihar's Gaya town -- known as Gaywal Pandas -- are busy trying to find out if Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, his son Uddhav Thackeray and his......

Amarnath yatra comes to an end

The 45-day annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrine of Amarnath ended on Saturday after the traditional puja inside the shrine. The Shravan Purnima, which coincides with Raksha Bandhan......

No temple entry for Dalits: Govt to resolve issue

Slammed by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes over a tradition banning the entry of Dalits to a Hindu temple in Puri district, the Orissa government on Saturday said it would look into......

Does yoga belong to Hinduism? The debate is on

Is it a Hindu thing? Is it a 'mongrel' tradition? Is it merely exercise? Arthur J Pais explores the debate that has America in a knot One of the first things Connecticut-born, Florida-raised Dr......

FMCG companies ride the festive boom

The festival of lights has come as a bright spark for fast moving consumer goods companies (FMCG), dependent on the period for a significant proportion of their sales.Chocolate makers such as......

PIX: Inside TV actor Ruslaan Mumtaz's Gujarati wedding

The actor wed longtime girlfriend Nirali in a traditional Hindu ceremony on March 2. After a low-key court marriage on Valentines Day this year, television actor Ruslaan Mumtaz got hitched to......

My husband, the jehadi

Malayalam filmmaker Jayaraj, known for movies that revolve around the traditional Hindu lifestyle, beliefs and customs, has chosen new ground for his next film, Daivanamathil (In the name of......

Review: The World Before Her is a disturbing watch

What makes The World Before Her stand out is that it has the courage to ask what nobody else does: who is the Modern Indian Woman? Paloma Sharma reviews the film. The increasing reporting of......

The World Before The Indian Woman

In the documentary The World Before Her, a young girl has to submit to the will of her father for a most gut-wrenching reason: 'He let me live… I am a girl… but he let me live.'......

PIX: Diya Aur Baati Hum star Deepika Singh gets married

Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh tied the knot with fiance Rohit Raaj Goyal -- who is also the director of the show -- in a traditional Hindu ceremony over the weekend.Held at a wedding......

Dravid weds today in BSF zone

Today is Akshaya Tritiya, the day of eternity, immortality, and fulfilment, according to Hindu tradition.Rahul Dravid could not have chosen a better day to enter matrimony, a day when all seven......
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Durga Puja pandals marry history with tradition

New Delhi, Oct 1 In one of the pandals or marquees, a jovial-looking Goddess Durga poses as a dancer; in another, she comes out of an oyster; in... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a494155.html
Tradition and modernity

IANS Get social Goddess Durga is all set to transcend on earth to wipe out evil and this time the deity will sport the... ...

http://wonderwoman.intoday.in/story/durga-puja-tradition-embraces-modernity/1/101807.html
Kamakhya Temple's fortnight-long Durga Puja

Guwahati: The famed Kamakhya Temple, a major seat of Shakti worship, observes the annual Durga Puja rituals for a fortnight unlike the rest of the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/assam/kamakhya-temples-fortnight-long-durga-puja_1478521.html
Dazzling world of dolls delightful tales

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Visitors have an eye-full at the dolls exhibition at Eswarankoil. Photo: T. Singaravelou The... ...

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Ganga and Jamuna

Navratri has brought a feast of ragas. But this is not traditional Garba or Dandiya but a birthday bash with concerts by Kirana maestro Jayateerth... ...

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