Category Articles: Religious

Govt denies nod to Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji

September 16, 2021
Govt denies nod to Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji

Ambaji: Gujarat government has rejected permission to Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji this year. Pilgrim groups (Sangh) walking to Ambaji by foot have also been rejected permission. In a letter to Collector of Banaskantha and chairman of Arasuri Ambaji Devasthan Trust. Pankaj Dave, Deputy Secretary of Home department instructed that those who have badha/akhdi, manta will also be allowed to enter the temple in limited numbers. The copy of this letter has also been sent to State Police Chie...Read More

Tarapur Police book one for abusive remarks on Hindu deities

September 15, 2021
Tarapur Police book one for abusive remarks on Hindu deities

Anand: Tarapur police booked a man for posting an abusive comment about Hindu deities on social media and hurting religious sentiments. The accused Munaf Iqbal Vhora residing in Mohammadi society of Tarapur had made an abusive comment about Hindu deities on Facebook. The matter had gone viral on social media in Tarapur and it hurt the religious sentiments of local Hindus. Tarapur police filed a crime against the accused under IPC Section 295 and 505 (2) after a complaint was filed against hi...Read More

Saurashtra Flood: Morari Bapu contributes Rs. 25 lakh to CM Relief Fund

September 15, 2021
Saurashtra Flood: Morari Bapu contributes Rs. 25 lakh to CM Relief Fund

Renowned Kathakar and spiritual leader Morari Bapu has contributed Rs. 25 lakh in Chief Minister's Relief Fund for helping the affected people in Saurashtra region due to very heavy rainfall. Morari Bapu is in Darjeeling at present to perform Ram Katha. He donated Rs 25 lakh from there in CM Relief Fund for relief of the affected public due to very heavy rain in various areas of Rajkot, Jamnagar and Junagadh in Saurashtra region. DeshGujaratRead More

In pictures: Ganesh Visarjan festivities in Gujarat

September 14, 2021
In pictures: Ganesh Visarjan festivities in Gujarat

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Navratri 2021 in Gujarat from 7 to 15 October

September 14, 2021
Navratri 2021 in Gujarat from 7 to 15 October

Gandhinagar: The festival of Navratri will begin this year ( 2021 ) from Thursday- 7th October and end with the occasion of Dussehra on 15th October. The nine-day festival of Navratri, also known as Aaso Navratri will begin on Aaso Sud Ekam on 7th October and end on Dussehra on Aaso Sud dasham on 15th October this year, as per the Gujarati Hindu Vikram Samvat calendar. The festival also known as Maha - Navratri or Sharad Navratri is celebrated in the Gujarati month of Aaso every year which u...Read More

Shri Somnath Trust to reallow entry of visitors during Aarti

September 14, 2021
Shri Somnath Trust to reallow entry of visitors during Aarti

Prabhas Patan: Shri Somnath Trust has decided to allow entries of visitors for Aarti-darshan in Shri Somnath Mandir from 15th September onwards, with Covid-19 guidelines in place. The entries will be also allowed in the Aarti at Shri Somnath Trust managed Ahilyabai Mandir, Bhalka Mandir, Shri Ram Mandir, Gita Mandir, Lakshmi Narayan Mandir and Bhidiya mandir also. The timings for the darshan at Shri Somnath Mandir will be 6 AM to 10 PM from 15th September onwards. Standing still will not be a...Read More

Laddu eating competition of Brahmin community; Winner eats 26 laddus

September 14, 2021
Laddu eating competition of Brahmin community; Winner eats 26 laddus

Bhuj: A participant achieved the first rank by eating 26 laddus in a Modak Eating Competition organized in Bhuj on 7th September by Samast Brahm samaj. A Total 11 participants ranging between the age of 25 to 70 years had taken part in the modak eating competition arranged by Samast Brahm Samaj taluka branch of Bhuj. The participant named Ketanbhai Gor achieved first rank by eating 26 laddus. Mulshankarbhai Gor ranked second and Hardikbhai Vyas ranked third in this competition by eating 22 a...Read More

CM Designate Bhupendra Patel offers Sashtang pranam to his spiritual Guru

September 13, 2021
CM Designate Bhupendra Patel offers Sashtang pranam to his spiritual Guru

Gandhinagar: Soon after he was elected as leader of BJP legislative party in Gujarat, Chief Minister Designate Bhupendra Patel reached his spiritual guru Aptputra Deepakbhai Desai in Adalaj on Ahmedabad - Gandhinagar highway. Deepakbhai Desai in recent years succeeded Niruma to head Dada Bhagwan sect known for its Simandhar mandirs. Bhupendra Patel is follower of this sect and he is fondly called 'Dada' by his colleagues and friends. Patel did shashtang dandwat pranam to Deepakbhai Desai, seekin...Read More

Rupani’s private visit to Ahmedabad

September 12, 2021

Gandhinagar: After his resignation yesterday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was spotted in Bodakdev area of Ahmedabad city. Rupani had arrived at a private residence in this area with his convoy of cars. Rupani is Jain by faith. It has come to light that he had come for 'Parna' ceremony of his sister's daughter. The followers of Jain faith celebrated their biggest annual festival 'Samvatsari' a day before yesterday after several days long Paryushan festival. Lot of Jains observe 9-day long...Read More

Traditional Guard of Honor Accorded to Ganesh by Mahesana Police

September 10, 2021
Traditional Guard of Honor Accorded to Ganesh by Mahesana Police

Mehsana: Female cops of Mahesana Police accorded Guard Of Honour to Bhagwan Ganesh at Siddhivinayak mandir near Fuvara circle in Mehsana amidst rain today on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The tradition of according the Guard Of Honour to Ganesh here is practiced since the era of Gaekwad rulers of native Baroda State. The Guard of Honour is given to Ganesha since 1921 by the police. The special feature of the murti of Ganesha at this mandir is having a right sided trunk. This mandir e...Read More

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