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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.
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 (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.
Gates of Badrinath thrown open for devotees after a year May 6, 11:13 am
Badrinath, (Uttrakhand), May 6 (ANI): Sacred portals of the Badrinath Temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by catastrophic flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.
Flamboyant temple festival of 'Pooram' commences with traditional flag hoisting in Kerala May 4, 2:42 pm
Thrissur (Kerala), May 4 (ANI): Thousands of ardent devotees thronged to attend the world famous annual seven- day Hindu temple festival, 'Pooram' that kick started with the traditional flag hoisting ceremony in Kerala's Thrissur on Saturday.
A year after Uttarakhand floods, 'Char Dham Yatra' begins May 3, 5:27 pm
Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand), May 3 (ANI): The annual 'Char Dham yatra' began for devotees with the reopening of the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrines of Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand, a year after the devastating floods that left a trail of destruction and an immense loss to life and property.
Devotees offer prayers during Sufi saint's Urs in Kashmir Apr 26, 2:01 pm
Srinagar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Hundreds of Kashmiri devotees thronged the sacred shrine of the revered Sufi saint, Hazrat Sheikh Dawood on Saturday, to seek his blessings on the occasion of his 365th death anniversary
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