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Buddhist festival celebrated in Tripura  Oct 18, 10:21 am
Agartala, Oct. 18 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhist devotees gathered at the Venuban Bihar monastery in Agartala to celebrate the "kathin chibor dan" festival.
Buddhists gather for 'Maha Kathina Civara Dana' ceremony in Bodhgaya  Oct 13, 12:43 pm
Bodhgaya, Oct.13 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhist devotees gathered on Sunday at the Mahabodhi Mahavihara Temple in Bodhgaya to participate in the 13th 'Maha Kathina Civara Dana' ceremony.
Kullu Royalty celebrates centuries- old Dussehra festival  Oct 6, 1:38 pm
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct.6 (ANI): The streets here were thronged by the devotees on Sunday to celebrate the centuries- old weeklong Hindu festival, Kullu Dussehra, with the royal family of the place.
Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Azha across Bangladesh  Oct 6, 12:20 pm
Dhaka, Oct.6 (ANI): Muslim devotees across Bangladesh offered Munajat (supplication for repentance of sins and or connotation of conveying reverence to a sanctified person), sought the blessings of the divine for peace, progress and prosperity of the country, besides the welfare of the Muslim Ummah at the Baitul Mukarram national Mosque in Dhaka on the occasion of Eid -ul-Azha on Monday.
Durga Puja begins in Siliguri  Oct 1, 8:47 am
Siliguri, Oct. 1 (ANI): The much awaited Durga puja festivities kicked off this morning at Siliguri in West-Bengal. The puja, which starts with offering 'Billo sakha' (Sasthi Bodon) and ends with 'Aporajita', was attended by hundreds of devotees.
New York's Navratri revellers await PM Modi's arrival  Sep 26, 12:07 pm
New York, Sept. 26 (ANI): This 'Navratri', the festive air at the Geeta Temple Ashram in Elmhurst, New York, has taken on a new flavour, with devotees eagerly looking forward to the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from India.
Devotees throng temples as Navratri festival begins  Sep 25, 9:48 am
New Delhi, Sept. 25 (ANI): Hindu devotees across the country thronged temples today as the Hindu holy festival of Navratri began on Thursday.
Hindu devotees in Allahabad take holy dip in Ganges for salvation of ancestors' souls  Sep 9, 9:27 pm
Allahabad, Sept. 9 (ANI): Devout Hindus took a dip in the holy river Ganges here on Tuesday marking the start of Pitra Paksha, an annual fortnight-long ritual for the salvation of the souls of ancestors.
Devotees worship before India's 'tallest' Lord Ganesh idol in Hyderabad  Aug 30, 12:43 pm
Hyderabad/Nagpur/Mumbai, Aug. 30 (ANI): Devotees prayed before a 60-foot tall Lord Ganesha idol here on the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi on Friday.
Devotees take part in annual Kamakhya Temple festival  Aug 20, 4:18 pm
Guwahati, Aug.20 (ANI): Devotees from various parts of the country thronged the Kamakhya Temple in Assam to witness the three-day Deodhani Dance Festival.
Pilgrims en route to Amarnath shrine content with hospitality in Kashmir  Jul 18, 7:24 pm
Srinagar, July 18 (ANI): Hindu devotees, who have undertaken the pilgrimage to sacred shrine of Amarnath, have expressed satisfaction with the hospitality provided to them in Jammu and Kashmir.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan prays for rains at temple even as devotees clash with police  Jul 14, 8:52 pm
Ujjain, July 14 (ANI): As the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the famous ancient temple of Shree Mahakaleshwara in Ujjain to pray for rains on Monday, a clash flared up between devotees and the police when the area was cordoned off to prevent 'Shiv Kawads,' from entering the temple premises.
Lord Shiva's devotees throng temples on occasion of first Shravan  Jul 14, 1:35 pm
Haridwar/Gorakhpur / New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Thousands of devotees thronged the temples of Lord Shiva across the country, to offer prayers and seek blessings on the occasion of the first Monday of Hindu sacred month of 'Shravan' today.
Saffron-clad pilgrims begin their foot journey to Ganges to fetch holy water  Jul 13, 3:55 pm
Ranchi (Jharkhand), July 13 (ANI): The devotees of Lord Shiva known as Kanwaria in Deoghar district of Jharkhand began their foot journey to the Hindu pilgrimage places of Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand to fetch holy waters of river Ganga.
Kharchi Festival celebrated in Tripura  Jul 11, 11:50 am
Agartala, July 11 (ANI): Devotees from all over Tripura gathered at the Puran Haveli to celebrate Kharchi Puja or the worship of fourteen gods, one of the most important festivals for tribals in the state.
Religious organisations set up community kitchens to serve Amarnath pilgrims  Jul 6, 6:42 pm
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), July 6 (ANI): Keen volunteers have set up community kitchens providing free food, temporary shelter and medical care in a bid to help devotees undertaking the annual Hindu pilgrimage, Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir.
New train will help Amarnath shrine devotees across country: Modi  Jul 4, 12:12 pm
Katra, July 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who flagged off a new train to Katra on Friday, congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for helping the project see the light of day, and said the new facility will not only be beneficial to Kashmiris, but also to all who want to visit the state.
Hindu devotees in Bangladesh celebrate annual chariot festival  Jun 30, 4:20 pm
Dhaka, June 30 (ANI): Devout Hindus soaked in the religious fervour in Bangladesh while celebrating the annual Hindu chariot festival over the weekend.
Anadiben Patel flags off Jagannath Yatra with prayers for good monsoon  Jun 29, 12:09 pm
Ahmadabad, June 29 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Anadiben Patel on Sunday flagged off the annual Jagannath Yatra with prayers for a good monsoon as thousands of devotees thronged to seek the blessings of deities.
Puri gears up for annual Lord Jagannath Chariot festival   Jun 28, 6:26 pm
Puri (Odisha), June 28 (ANI): Puri is all geared up to receive countless devotees arriving from across the globe to celebrate the world famous annual Jagannath Yatra or the Chariot Festival amid traditional rituals, pomp and religious fervour.
Kashmir tourism minister flags off first batch of Amarnath devotees  Jun 27, 3:47 pm
Jammu, June 27 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Ghulam Ahmad Mir flagged off the first batch of Amarnath Yatra devotees on Friday.
Jagannath Yatra to start off tomorrow  Jun 27, 12:20 pm
Ahmedadabad, June 27(ANI): All arrangements are in place for the annual Jagannath Yatra which will start tomorrow at 7 am in the morning, according to temple authorities.
At least 35 injured in blast at Pakistan shrine  Jun 21, 1:14 pm
Islamabad, June 21 (ANI): A low-intensity blast at a shrine in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, left at least 35 devotees injured.
Puri prepares for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra amid touching of deities ban dispute  Jun 20, 12:47 pm
Puri (Odisha), June 20 (ANI): Preparations are underway for the annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, amid amid a controversy brewing over devotees being prohibited from climbing the chariots to touch the deities, citing security concerns.
Devotees witness wedding of deities at Madurai temple  May 11, 9:08 am
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), May 11 (ANI): Thousands of devout Hindus and tourists thronged Madurai's famous Meenakshi Temple on Saturday to witness the traditional and annual wedding ceremony of presiding deities Lord Sundareshwar and Goddess Meenakshi.
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