Category Articles: Faith

Brahma Kumaris chief Dadi Janki passes away

March 27, 2020
Brahma Kumaris chief Dadi Janki passes away

Mount Abu: Brahma Kumaris chief Rajyogini Dadi Janki passed away in a private hospital here on Friday. She was 104. 'With loving thoughts, we wish to inform you that our beloved Dadi Janki, Spiritual Head of the Brahma Kumaris, passed on from this physical life, at 2am, India time on Friday 27th,' her twitter handle read. Her body will be kept at Shantivan at 1300 hrs for people to pay last respects and last rites will be performed at 1530 hrs. She was the brand ambassador of Swachch B...Read More

Somnath Mandir to be shut for visitors till March 31

March 19, 2020

In pics/video: Holi bonfires and Dhuleti celebrations in Gujarat

March 09, 2020
In pics/video: Holi bonfires and Dhuleti celebrations in Gujarat

One among thousands of Holi bonfire gtherings this evening in Gujarat. People break a day long fast after darshan of Agni pic.twitter.com/WyEQsQbAl0— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) March 9, 2020 DeshGujarat Read More

Rupani appeals people to add Panchagavya to Holi bonfires in order to achieve fumigation against spread of diseases

March 08, 2020
Rupani appeals people to add Panchagavya to Holi bonfires in order to achieve fumigation against spread of diseases

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today made appeal to citizens to mix five things in Holi bonfires in order to keep the air pure and protect the atmosphere against germs. Rupani asked people to add Gugal, Cow ghee, dry Neem leaves, Sarsav and Kapur to Holi bonfire that are lit every year at numerous places on the evening of Holi festival. Rupani said, adding Panchgavya elements to Holi bonfire would do fumigation against diseases. DeshGujaratRead More

Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

March 06, 2020
Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

Dakor: The Government of Gujarat has decided not to hold Fagan Utsav 2020 at Dakor this year in view of Corona Virus spread related concerns. Darshan at temple, pad yatra etc will continue. DeshGujaratRead More

BAPS Hindu Mandir’s foundation commenced, Abu Dhabi, UAE

March 02, 2020

Gandhinagar: Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha (BAPS) has released a video featuring Mandir Aadharshila Vidhi for Hindu temple being constructed at Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirate. Concrete pouring ceremony was performed in presence of Brahama Vihari Swami, Senior Saint, BAPS, Pavan Kapoor Indian Ambassador among others on February 13. Over 3,000 craftsmen are working in India, carving icons and statues with 5000 tons of Italian Carrara Marble for this temple.Read More

Revamped, repaired and beautified Sursagar pond inaugurated in Vadodara

February 22, 2020
Revamped, repaired and beautified Sursagar pond inaugurated in Vadodara

Vadodara: As Union Home minister Amit Shah had to cancel his Gujarat visit for undisclosed reasons, the revamped Sursagar pond was inaugurated by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who was anyway going to attend the inauguration function with Amit Shah. Rupani inaugurated the pond revamped, repaired and beautified by Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) at a cost of Rs. 35 crore. Sursagar has Sarveshwar Mahadev statue standing tall in the middle of waters. Rupani and other dignitaries along wit...Read More

Devotees throng temples across Gujarat including that of first Jyotirlinga Somnath on Mahashivratri

February 21, 2020
Devotees throng temples across Gujarat including that of first Jyotirlinga Somnath on Mahashivratri

Gandhinagar/Rajkot/Vadodara/Surat: Lakhs of devotees thronged the Shivalayas (shiva temples) across Gujarat including the world-famous Somnath temple, the seat of first among 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, which will remain open continuously for 42 hours after its opening at 4 am today on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. In the second Jyotirlinga temple of Gujarat the holy Nageshwar, situated in the Devbhumi Dwarka district, long queues of the devotees are also being witnessed...Read More

431 ft tall temple to be constructed at Jaspur in Ahmedabad

February 20, 2020
431 ft tall temple to be constructed at Jaspur in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Vishwa Umiya Foundation today announced Shilanyas of Gujarat's tallest temple of Goddess Umiya on 28-29 February this year at Jaspur-Ahmedabad based Umiya Dham. A 431-ft (131 meter) high temple is designed by German and Indian architects jointly. Its view gallery will be located at 270 ft (82 meter) height from where a glimpse of Ahmedabad city will be visible. Garbha griha of temple will be as per Indian traditional temple architecture. It will have Goddess Umiya's idol sitt...Read More

Pavagadh Ropeway to remain closed for maintenance for a week later this month

February 13, 2020
Pavagadh Ropeway to remain closed for maintenance for a week later this month

Vadodara: Pavagadh ropeway which takes pilgrims from foothills of Pavagadh hill to Mahakali temple atop the hill will remain closed during 24 to 29 February due to maintenance. After a week long break for maintanance, the ropeway will again function with effect from March 1. DeshGujaratRead More

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