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Devout Hindus celebrate Mahashivratri Feb 27, 8:27 pm
Allahabad, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 27 (ANI): Devout Hindus revelled in the festive spirit, as thousands of devotees thronged temples and congregated on the banks of holy rivers across the country on Thursday to celebrate the festival of 'Mahashivratri'.
Assam ethnic group celebrates seed sowing Ali Ai Ligang Festival Feb 20, 5:44 pm
Guwahati, Feb.20 (ANI): The ethnic group of Mishing in Assam celebrated a seed sowing festival in which devotees prayed to God Donyi-Polo (the god of Sun-Moon) for a great harvest.
Sai Baba devotee achieves unique feat of donating Rs.112 crores Feb 17, 1:35 pm
Chennai, Feb.17 (ANI): A devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba, K.V. Ramani, has accomplished the unique feat of donating 112 crores rupees for the construction of the recently completed "Sai Ashram" project for the accommodation of Sai devotees.
Lamp festival in Thiruvananthapuram ends with pomp and fanfare Jan 15, 4:52 pm
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Jan.15 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees thronged the famous Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple here and offered special prayers by lighting over 100,000 earthen lamps.
Buddhists observe alms-giving ritual to seek salvation in Bodh Gaya Jan 15, 11:47 am
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan.15 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhist devotees thronged the famed Mahabodhi Temple here on Tuesday to observe the Kagyu Monlam Festival, in which devotees offer alms to monks in the hope of attaining salvation.
Devotees injured in clashes between two Sikh groups in Patna Jan 7, 8:42 pm
Patna (Bihar), Jan.7 (ANI): Clashes erupted between two Sikh groups over the election of the head priest (Jathedar) in a Gurdwara on Tuesday, leaving several devotees injured.
Cable cars for easy access to shrine in Kashmir Dec 25, 4:14 pm
Srinagar, Dec. 25 (ANI): Tourists and devotees thronged the ancient Kashmir shrine, Makhdoom Sahib, as the recent inauguration of a multi crore ropeway, makes access easy to the rough and difficult path leading to the religious site.
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Dec.3 (ANI): The International "Tipitaka Chanting Ceremony" (classical Buddhist texts chanting ceremony) has begun in Bodh Gaya, Bihar.
Lord Buddha's seat of enlightenment dazzles with Thai gold Nov 29, 11:31 am
Bodh Gaya, Nov 29 (ANI): The Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, shined as its dome was inlaid with 280 kilograms of gold donated by devotees from Thailand.
Nation celebrates 'Janmashtami' Aug 28, 6:40 pm
New Delhi/ Mathura, Aug. 28 (ANI): Large numbers of devotees swarmed temples all over the country on Wednesday to celebrate the festival of 'Janmashtami', which marks the birthday of Lord Krishna with fervour and joy.
Assamese celebrate Deodhani dance festival Aug 20, 5:27 pm
Guwahati, Aug.20 (ANI): Devotees from across India gathered at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati recently to celebrate the two-day long Deodhani dance festival.
Army deploys rescue teams for Amarnath Yatra Jul 14, 12:28 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Learning a lesson from the devastation caused by flash floods in Uttarakhand, the Indian Army has formed special rescue teams to tackle any natural calamity for the devotees taking the Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir.
'Terror attack in Bodh Gaya a cowardly act': Hamid Ansari Jul 7, 3:44 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari has strongly condemned the reprehensible terrorist bomb attacks in the Mahabodhi temple complex in Bodh Gaya, and said this senseless and cowardly act is all the more deplorable as it targeted a place of worship and the devotees there.
Devotees leave for Amarnath cave shrine Jul 2, 6:13 pm
Amarnath (Jammu and Kashmir), July 2 (ANI): A batch of 1,785 devotees on Tuesday left the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath cave shrine.
Kamakhya Ambubachi fair attracts large number of devotees Jun 29, 5:18 pm
Guwahati, June 29 (ANI): A large number of people assembled at the historical Kamakhya Temple here to take part in the annual Ambumachi Fair.
Amarnath Yatra devotees courageously continue with pilgrimage Jun 28, 5:33 pm
Jammu/Baltal, June 28 (ANI): Braving all odds, pilgrims continue to courageously move along the arduous hilly terrain to worship at the Amarnath cave, which contains an ice stalagmite, believed to be the symbol of Lord Shiva.
Devotees throng Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple for religious fair Jun 24, 4:55 pm
Guwahati (Assam), June 24 (ANI): Devotees thronged the historic temple of Goddess Kamakhya in large numbers to celebrate a religious festival in Guwahati city over the weekend.
Agartala, June 1 (ANI): Thousands of devotees lit candles and offered prayers at the Benuban Vihar Monastery in Agartala on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha recently.
Devotees take holy dip at natural hot water spring in Badrinath May 23, 4:08 pm
Badrinath (Uttarakhand), May 23 (ANI): Devotees took holy dip at a natural hot water spring, located near the revered Hindu shrine in Badrinath.
Devotees throng Ajmer shrine to mark 801st Death anniversary of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti May 11, 3:49 pm
Ajmer, May 11 (ANI): Devotees in large numbers thronged the shrine in Ajmer during the 801st Death anniversary of the Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti, and took part in religious rituals to mark the commemoration 'Urs' of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz.
Hindus take dip in Ganges during lunar eclipse Apr 26, 4:31 pm
Varanasi/Allahabad, April 26 (ANI): A large number of Hindu devotees took a holy dip in River Ganges during the lunar eclipse to achieve salvation.
Amritsar, Apr. 19 (ANI): Sikh devotees who had recently visited Pakistan to offer prayers and pay homage at gurdwaras across the border, have returned home and complained about the poor upkeep of the shrines by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC).
Devotees throng temples to celebrate Ram Navami Apr 19, 4:13 pm
Ayodhya/New Delhi, April 19 (ANI): Hindu devotees across North India thronged temples and celebrated Ram Navami- the day which marks the birth of Lord Rama.
Maha Ashtami celebrations draw crowds in Delhi Apr 18, 2:33 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees in Delhi offered special prayers at temples on the occasion of the Maha Asthami on Thursday, which marks the penultimate day of the nine-day Navratri festival, dedicated to Hindu mother goddess.
Hindu devotees pierce bodies in Siliguri to appease gods Apr 15, 5:32 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), April 15 (ANI): Hindu devotees in Siliguri pierced their bodies and hung from metal hooks while paying homage to Lord Shiva to mark the end of the Bengali calendar.
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