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  • Hyderabad: 23-year-old artist carves Lord Shiva, Gautam Buddha on pencil lid

    Hyderabad (Telangana): One can only wonder how a barely one-centimeter long pencil lid can be used as an art canvas, but a 23-year-old miniature micro artist from Hyderabad has done the unbelievable by carving both Lord Shiva and Gautam Budha on it.

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    Ujjain: Music and Dance at Triveni Sangrahalaya captivates audience

    Ujjain: Lord Shiva was worshiped with melodious music and dance on Thursday, at ‘Triveni Sangrahalaya’ on the second day of Mahashivratri. Local artist of the city Trupti Nagar and her team presented devotional hymns glorifying Lord Shiva and enthralled the audience. She was accompanied by Radha Mehta and Krishna Sisodiya as co-singers, while Balkrishna Goutam on the harmonium, Shailendra Bhatt on drums and Harbal Mehta on the tabala accompanied her during the

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    Married woman ‘sacrifices’ tongue to Lord Shiva in Chhattisgarh temple

    Korba: In a shocking incident, a 2 -year-old married woman cut off her tongue and ‘offered’ it to Lord Shiva in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district today, police said. The incident took place this morning at the Shiva temple in Nunera village under Pali development block, located around 60 kms away from Korba district headquarters, a local
    police official said.

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    5 legendary Lord Shiva stories we bet you did not know!

    Lord Shiva is simple yet fascinating and is the one who breaks all stereotypes of being a god. Shiva is a god away form materialistic possessions and is smeared with ash on his body with a snake around his neck. Long before ‘feminism’ or ‘gender equality’ came into existence, Lord Shiva introduced us to the concept because of his ‘Ardharishwara’ – an androgynous form of Shiva and his wife Parvati, which is

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    Maha Shivratri 2018: How to observe vrat and what to eat?

    Maha Shivratri is one of the auspicious Hindu festivals celebrated around the world. The day is observed by chanting prayers, meditating, fasting, staying vigil and offering fruits, milk, sweets, and bael leaves to Lord Shiva. There is also a tradition of visiting Shiva temples and jyotirlingas. ‘Maha Shivratri’ literally means ‘Great night of Shiva’ and it is celebrated every year in the Hindu month of Phalguna, which falls in February or March according

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    Maha Shivratri 2018: Significance, legends, puja vidhi, tithi and all you need to know

    The annual festival of Maha Shivratri is celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva. Maha Shivratri means ‘the great night of Shiva’ is the festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Shivratri is celebrated in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, but the one that falls in the Hindu month of Phalguna (February or March in Gregorian calendar) marks Maha Shivaratri. The festival marks the remembrance of overcoming darkness and ignorance. It

  • Mahashivratri 2018: TV actors who are inspired by Devon Ke Dev..Mahadev!

    Mahashivratri is celebrated all across the world on February 13, 2018. The day that signifies the defeat of ignorance and darkness. Mahashivratri is one of the most important festivals for the Hindus and is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On the occasion of this pious festival, television celebrities talk about the significance of Lord Shiva in their lives.

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    Govinda offers prayers at Neelkanth temple in Rishikesh

    Dehradun: Actor Govinda reached Rishikesh on Thursday and offered prayers at the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple of Lord Shiva. He also did ‘jalabhishek’ on the deity and prayed for peace and prosperity for his family and everyone, sources present at the temple informed.

  • Efficacy of mantras you should be aware of

    Chanting mantras with utmost concentration and purity of thought enables the mind regain vigour and robustness, writes RAVI VALLURI  

  • Modi takes dig at Rahul’s Somnath visit

    Says parties which were earlier seeking votes in the name of Dalit icon “Baba Saheb” were now remembering “Baba Bholenath” – Lord Shiva

  • Namish Taneja ‘bares’ it for a show

    Namish Taneja says he has done a bare-chested sequence for the first time for a TV show. To participate in a college competition, his character will be seen enacting the character of Lord Shiva and perform ‘tandav’ in the Star Plus show “Ikyawann”.

  • “Kaamdev role is a unique experience and I am totally loving it”, says Rohit Bakshi

    While he played the role of Lord Shiva in his last show Siya Ke ram, actor Rohit Bakshi is now part of another mythological show. The actor is playing the role of Kaamdev in Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s show Mahakali– Anth hi Aarambh hai, in a cameo. Rohit says he is the loving being part of the show. “I knew who Kaamdev was but once I started shooting for the show, I got

  • Ujjain: Massive turnout at Mahakal to witness fourth ‘sawari’

    Ujjain: Thousand of devotees gathered at the temple of Lord Mahakal on the fourth Monday of the holy month of Shravan. People across the country reached the temple to see a glimpse of Lord Shiva. The fourth ‘sawari’ of Mahakal set out with all rituals, pomp and show. At 4pm in the afternoon, worship of Lord Mahakal was performed by priests before setting out the sawari .

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    Why is Lord Shiva called Bholenath?

    Lord Shiva has many names. He is often referred to as ‘Bholenath’, translated as the Lord (Nath) of simplicity (Bhole). The word ‘bhole’ in Hindi means down to earth and innocent. He is easy to please and showers his blessings on his devotees without any complex rituals. He gets easily pleased with simple puja, a Kalash of water and bael leaves. The great tapasvi is also the God of Destruction and hence many people fear him. He is the one

  • Ujjain: Percussionist offers exclusive ‘damrus’ to Lord Shiva

    Ujjain: Five times world record holder, city artist Narendra Kushwaha, has created damrus with 10 different materials, wood, iron bar; wire, leaf, steel, plastic, ceramic, bamboo, clay amongst others. Kushwaha plans to offer these damrus to 12 Jyotirlingas each matching specific characteristics, For example, the Jyotirlinga at Kedarnath is said to be located amidst snow, so the damru made with glass with be offered to Kedarnath. As ‘bhasm’ is an