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Devotees mark 'Chhath' festival offering fresh harvest Oct 30, 3:39 pm
Mumbai/Bhopal/Jaipur, Oct. 30 (ANI): Thousands of devotees across India celebrated the festival 'Chhath' by praying at the riverbank during sunrise and sunset, offering fruits and fresh harvest to the Sun God.
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.25 (ANI): Scores of Hindu devotees recently gathered on a river bank in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, to light over one lakh earthen oil lamps and prayed for world peace and prosperity of citizens.
Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.25 (ANI): Thousands of devotees gathered in Budgam to commemorate the death anniversary of Sufi saint Sheikh Noor-ud-din Wali at his shrine in Budgam district on Friday.
Shimla, Oct.25 (ANI): Thousands of devotees gathered to celebrate a unique stone-pelting festival here to appease Goddess Kali.
Shimla, Oct. 25 (ANI): Thousands of devotees gathered at Dhami village here on Friday to celebrate a unique stone-pelting festival to appease the goddess of power Kali.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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