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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......

Security tightened at Gaya temple after threat

Security has been tightened at Vishnupad temple in Gaya town in Bihar, following a bomb threat, sources said on Saturday.An official of the Gaya district administration said that a terrorist outfit......

Bihar politician shot dead

Unidentified assailants shot deadBaidyanath Prasad Singh, a senior Janata Dal-United leader, at the Vishnupad Temple in Gaya, Bihar, on Sunday morning, the police said.The assailants shot Singh......

Buddhists ask for Bodh Gaya to be dry, vegetarian zone

Buddhists and Hindus have joined hands demanding that Bihar’s twin towns of Gaya and Bodh Gaya be declared vegetarian and a dry area.The demand came from two quarters – the......

Bihar's rare protest: Playing flute for civic 'buffalo'

In a rare way to protest against rampant corruption, mismanagement andcivic apathy, residents of Bihar's Gayadistrict played a been (snake charmers' flute) before a buffalo near various government......

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Q. What is Gaya famous for?
:  A. Gaya is mostly known for PrituPaksh Mela(Pind dan ceromoney) at Vishnupad Mandir and for Gautam Budhha Temple at Bodh-Gaya. more

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Q. Pind Daan in Gaya
QnA Quiz:  A. (MAHESHJI (09835088759) and OnkarJI (09934863536), visit us on yourself watching the 40 cm long footprint of the Lord...... more

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Q. Best website for Gaya Pind Daan
Gaurav Gupt:  A. (MAHESHJI (09835088759) and OnkarJI (09934863536), visit us on yourself watching the 40 cm long footprint of the Lord...... more

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Q. What is the procedure to do Pind Daan at Gaya Bihar?
Gaurav Gupt:  A. (MAHESHJI (09835088759) and OnkarJI (09934863536), visit us on yourself watching the 40 cm long footprint of the Lord...... more

Q. today morning I came across a good question (most practical) from one Mr. GL Bhasin. The question did not receive much response. Only two (including me) responded. The question, I append, is as under: We perform 'pind daan' during Shradh so that out ancesstors get 'Moksha'. how is that we have to repeat this every year. dont they get 'moksh' in one time 'pind dan'. How do we know they have got the 'moksha', learned answers please.I request our senior and intelligent rediff members to reply to his question.
Question:  A. MAHESHJI Advocate(09835088759) and OnkarJI Advocate(09934863536), visit us on ( are the main preists or Brahmans(Gayawal...... more

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Language gain for priests and traders

Gayapal pandas and hawkers here can give a tough challenge to tourist guides and children in urban schools in picking up languages. The diverse... ...
Power cut pain for pilgrims in annual fair

Power cuts during the Pitri-paksh Mela in Gaya have stuck out like a sore thumb on the high-mark performance report card of the district... ...
Manjhi lifts curtains on Pitripaksh mela showcase

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi inaugurated the 17-day-long Pitripaksh Mela on Monday evening amid chants of Vedic mantras and blowing of conch... ...
Pitrapaksh pilgrims trickle in to three-tier security

Gaya: As the pilgrims trickle in to a three-tier security for the performance of 'pindadaan' for the final salvation of ancestors and 'pitridosh... ...
Netizens hail Gaya harmony initiative

GAYA: Netizens across the world have hailed Hindu priest Swami Raghavacharya and his Muslim counterpart Maulana Umar Noorani for offering... ...

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