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Nashik, Aug. 29 (ANI): Lakhs of devotees have thronged the twin pilgrim centres of Nashik and Trimbakeshwar on Saturday morning for the first 'Shahi Snan' (Royal Bath) of the Kumbh Mela.
Varanasi/Ujjain, Aug.24 (ANI): Hindu devotees from all walks of life gathered on the banks of a river in Varanasi and near a temple in Ujjain early on Monday to observe the holy festival of "Somvar Swan", which is dedicated and held in honour of Lord Shiva, the God of Destruction and one of the holy trinity.
Haridwar, Aug 12 (ANI): Shivratri, observed in reverence of Lord Shiva, falls on the fourteenth night of the new moon. Kanwarias or devotees of Lord Shiva offered prayers on Wednesday at temples in the holy town of Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
Jharkhand stampede: 11 killed, 50 injured at Deoghar temple Aug 10, 9:05 am
Deoghar (Jharkhand), Aug. 10 (ANI): At least 11 'Kanwarias' devotees, including one woman, were killed and 50 others injured in a stampede at Durga temple in Belabagan area of Jharkhand's Deoghar district on Monday morning.
Kharchi festival promotes peace, unity among people in Tripura Aug 1, 10:51 pm
Agartala, Aug, 1 (ANI): The week-long Kharchi festival was celebrated with a lot of pomp and gaiety in Tripura recently.
Puri, Odisha, July 31 (ANI): Over a million devotees from across the world gathered here yesterday to witness the culmination of the annual rath yatra or chariot festival.
Devotees throng Puri to witness 'Bahuda Yatra' Jul 26, 2:29 pm
Puri (Odisha), July 26 (ANI): Thousands of devotees on Sunday thronged the holy city of Puri to witness the world-famous Bahuda Yatra, the return car festival, of the deities - lord Jagannath, lord Balabhadra, lord Sudarshan and Devi Subhadra.
Devotees throng Puri ahead of annual 'Rath Yatra' Jul 17, 10:38 pm
Puri (Odisha), July 17 (ANI): Devotees have thronged the temple town of Puri in Odisha as preparations are in full swing for the annual 'Rath Yatra' which will commence tomorrow.
Allahabad, May 28 (ANI): People in Allahabad took a holy dip in river Ganges on Thursday to celebrate the festival 'Ganga Dussehra', which marks the descent of river Ganges on the earth.
Hyderabad (Telangana), May 20 (ANI): A temple in Hyderabad is popular among people seeking higher study and job opportunities in foreign lands.
Amritsar, May 12 (ANI): Thousands of Sikh devotees thronged the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Monday to celebrate 'Gurta Gadhi Diwas', the anniversary of the coronation of the community's sixth Sikh guru, Guru Hargobind.
Pak issues visa to Sikh devotees for Baisakhi Apr 9, 1:30 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): The Pakistan High Commission has issued visas to almost 2,000 Sikh devotees for Baisakhi.
New Delhi, April. 5 (ANI): Thousands of devotees took a holy dip in river Ganges in Varanasi on the occasion of lunar eclipse.
Devotees celebrate Holi at Banke Bihari temple Mar 6, 9:53 am
Mathura, Mar. 6 (ANI): Thousands thronged the Banke Bihari temple here on Friday morning to celebrate Holi.
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Bikram Choudhury, renowned Indian yoga guru who has celebrity devotees like Madonna, David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston and George Clooney, is facing sexual assault lawsuits in US.
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass to begin from June 18 Feb 20, 9:08 am
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): An alternate route to take the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage would be thrown open to devotees on June 18 this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced.
Tripura observes Mahashivratri Feb 17, 9:22 pm
Agartala, Feb. 17 (ANI): Tripura on Tuesday celebrated Mahashivratri with great pomp, with devotees across the state thronging temples to offer prayers to Lord Shiva.
Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri across the country Feb 17, 10:21 am
New Delhi, Feb. 17 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees thronged temples and offered special prayers across the country on Tuesday to mark the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri.
Devotees take holy dip at Sangam on Maghi Purnima Feb 3, 9:12 am
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 3 (ANI): To mark the occasion of Maghi Purnima today, large number of pilgrims have thronged the bathing ghats at Sangam in Allahabad, the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati to take holy dip on the occasion.
Devotees celebrate Basant Panchami across the country Jan 24, 3:51 pm
Allahabad/ Varanasi, Jan. 24 (ANI): Thousands of devotees across the nation took a holy dip and offered prayers on Saturday on the occasion of Basant Panchami, a festival that marks the onset of spring season.
Devotees take holy dip at Sangam on Mauni Amavasya Jan 20, 10:22 am
Kashi (Allahabad), Jan. 20 (ANI): Thousands of devotees on Tuesday morning took a holy dip at the Sangam, the convergence of three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati in Uttar Pradesh, on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya.
Devotees throng Bangalore's Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple to witness unique 'Shiva Linga' illumination Jan 16, 1:17 pm
Bangalore, Jan. 16 (ANI): Thousands thronged the Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple here to witness the unique phenomenon of the illumination of the 'Shiva Linga' by sun rays passing between the horns of the Nandi, the bull, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Devotees take holy dip in River Ganges on Makar Sankranti Jan 15, 11:15 am
Allahabad, Jan. 15 (ANI): Devotees thronged the banks of river Ganga here on Thursday to take a holy dip and offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Devotees throng Ayodhya on Makar Sankranti Jan 14, 11:01 am
Ayodhya, Jan. 14 (ANI): Devotees thronged the banks of river Ganga on Wednesday to take a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Amritsar, Jan. 1 (ANI): A large number of devotees on Thursday thronged the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine of the Sikhs, on the first day of the New Year to offer their prayers and seek divine blessings.
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