Category Articles: Religious

Bestu Varsh, Gujarati New Year Vikram Samvat 2077 begins; Sal Mubarak, Nutan Varsha Abhinandan, Happy New Year Gujarat

November 16, 2020
Bestu Varsh, Gujarati New Year Vikram Samvat 2077 begins; Sal Mubarak, Nutan Varsha Abhinandan, Happy New Year Gujarat

Gandhinagar: It’s the biggest festival of Gujarati people during the year today. It’s a new year day as per Gujarati Hindu Vikram Samvat calendar. While Vikram Samvat calendar is also used by the people in several north Indian states and it is also the national calendar of neighboring country Nepal, the Gujarati Vikram Samvat calendar is different from others. The new year in Gujarati calendar is celebrated a day after Diwali. This year however it is on the second day after Diwali. On...Read More

PM Modi to unveil the ‘Statue of Peace’

November 15, 2020
PM Modi to unveil the ‘Statue of Peace’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will unveil ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark the 151st Birth Anniversary celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj, on 16th November 2020 at 12:30 PM via video conferencing. The Statue to be unveiled in his honour has been named as ‘Statue of Peace’. The 151 inch tall statue has been made from Ashtadhatu i.e. 8 metals, with Copper being the major constituent, and is being installed at Vijay Vallabh Sadhana Kendra, Je...Read More

Global leaders greet India on Diwali, Gujarat for upcoming Gujarati new year day

November 15, 2020
Global leaders greet India on Diwali, Gujarat for upcoming Gujarati new year day

New Delhi: Diwali is emerging as a global festival. This can be seen when several top world leaders, be it the American President, Canadian as well as British PM, leading Royalty from the UAE and others sharing warm Diwali wishes. This also illustrates the keenness of the world towards Indian culture and values. It also shows the respect the Indian diaspora has earned globally. This trend of wishing on Indian festivals has been increasing over the last few years and it must certainly be ...Read More

8 kg gold dress, crown, diamond studded kundal offered to Sarangpur Hanuman

November 14, 2020
8 kg gold dress, crown, diamond studded kundal offered to Sarangpur Hanuman

Sarangpur: A real gold dress of 8 kg weight was offered today to Sarangpur based Kashtabhanjan dev Hanuman in Gujarat. A procession was organized in the morning today in Sarangpur town showcasing a new golden dress, a golden crown and a pair of real diamond studded ear rings on way to mandir. Estimated value of golden dress is Rs. 6.25 crore. It has been prepared after hard work of over one year period. 22 designer artists and 100 traditional gold artists worked for this dress. Swaminara...Read More

Shrinathji temple of Nathdwara introduces Online booking for Darshan visits

November 12, 2020
Shrinathji temple of Nathdwara introduces Online booking for Darshan visits

Nathdwara: World famous Shrinathji bava temple of Nathdwara in Rajasthan has reopened for devotees with effect from 1st of November. Mandir Mandal, Nathdwara has started online registration process for those who would like to visit the temple. Devotees wishing to visit Nathdwara temple of Shrinathji will need to register on temple trust's official website www.NathdwaraTemple.org . Those who register successfully will be sent specific date and time slot for darshan. Registration fee of Rs. 50 wil...Read More

Rs. 21 crore Parvati temple to come up in Somnath

November 06, 2020
Rs. 21 crore Parvati temple to come up in Somnath

Prabhas Patan: Pilgrim town Prabhas Patan famous for Jyotirling Somnath Mandir, will also have a mandir of Goddess Parvati, wife of God Shiva. According to Trustee of Shri Somnath Trust, PK Lehri, planning for construction of Goddess Parvati's mandir was going on for last two years by Shri Somnath Trust. Recently a location to build Parvati temple has been identified and donor has also been found. The temple of Parvati will come up near Yagnashala. It will be fully constructed using white marble...Read More

Gujarati Calendar 2021: Vikram Samvat Gujarati year 2077

November 05, 2020

Gujarati Calendar 2021: Vikram Samvat Gujarati year of 2077 Ahmedabad, DeshGujarat, 5 November, 2020 We have created Gujarati calendar 2021 with added Gujarati flavor. In our endeavor to cater the best that Gujaratis across the world need, we are launching Gujarati Calendar consequently for second year. This year we have created a Gujarati calendar in bigger size, so that you can make a wall-paper out of it for your pc. Some Gujaratis related affairs are added in relevant date boxes o...Read More

Gujarat based leading ISKCON saint Jashomatinandandasji passes away

October 24, 2020
Gujarat based leading ISKCON saint Jashomatinandandasji passes away

Ahmedabad: Shri Jashomatinandandasji, president of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Mandir Ahmedabad and Zonal Secretary of ISKCON Gujarat passed away today at 5.00 pm after prolong illness pertaining to Covid-19 infection. He was admitted for last few days in Science City road based Shalin hospital due to Covid-19 infection with co-morbid conditions, said Kalanath Chaitanya Das, vice president of Kathwada ISKCON temple. Shri Jashomatinandandas was 72-year old. ...Read More

Societies, flats wouldn’t require permission for Navratri Puja and Aarti in their premises: Gujarat govt

October 16, 2020
Societies, flats wouldn’t require permission for Navratri Puja and Aarti in their premises: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has today clarified that permission for holding Puja and Aarti during Navratri festival will not be required in the cases in which residential societies of flats when Pooja - Aarti is going to take place within their premises. Permission from Police for holding Aarti and Puja ceremony during Navratri will be required only when it is planned on public places or road. Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the festival of Navratri is beginning on October 17. A nine-nigh...Read More