Category Articles: Faith

Janmashtami 2022 in Gujarat : Date , Time , Story , Significance , and Rituals

August 16, 2022
Janmashtami 2022 in Gujarat : Date , Time , Story , Significance , and Rituals

Gandhinagar : The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna which is observed by Hindus all across India. The year 2022 will witness the 5249th birth anniversary of Shri Krishna. The festival is enthusiastically celebrated across the world, so as in Gujarat, famous as the land of Lord Krishna's rest (Vishranti). On this very occasion, thousands of devotees visit mainly two main temples of the lord in Dwarka and Dakor along with numerous ISKCON temples an...Read More

Gujarat Minister Purnesh Modi arranges pilgrimage trip for 4000 senior citizens

August 13, 2022
Gujarat Minister Purnesh Modi arranges pilgrimage trip for 4000 senior citizens

Surat: Minister of Tourism and Pilgrimage Development Purnesh Modi has arranged a trip for 4000 senior citizens based in his constituency for Somnath Darshan via 75 buses on 15th August, as part of Shravan Tirth Darshan Yojna. The Yatra will also cover other religious sites such as Chotila, Gondal, Khodaldham, Bhalka Tirth, Swaminarayan Mandir Vadtal, Bharuch, and Narmada. The stay and meal during the three days of the trip have also been arranged. Shravan Tirth Darshan Yojna is implemented ...Read More

In Pictures: Raksha Bandhan 2022 celebration across Gujarat

August 11, 2022
In Pictures: Raksha Bandhan 2022 celebration across Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The festival of Raksha Bandhan is being celebrated in the city with much fanfare. On the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, the sister ties rakhi to her brother and the Brahmins also change their Janoi, which has a special significance. View this post on Instagram A post shared by DeshGujarat (@deshgujaratinsta) Muslim women in the Jamalpur area of Ahmedabad tied rakhi to a cutout of PM Narendra Modi and prayed for his long life. View this post on ...Read More

Thousands gather at Somnath temple on Shravan Somvar

August 08, 2022
Thousands gather at Somnath temple on Shravan Somvar

Prabhas Patan Somnath: Thousands of visitors had darshan of Somnath Mahadev at Somnath temple here today on Somvar (Monday) of holy Shravan month. The temple opened at 4.00 am. A Palkhi yatra was carried out. DeshGujaratRead More

PM Modi launches various projects of Shrimad Rajchandra Mission at Dharampur in Gujarat

August 04, 2022

Valsad: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various projects of Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Dharampur in Valsad district, Gujarat via video conferencing. Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel was among those present on the occasion. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said hospital projects will prove to be of great service to women and other needy sections of society. He praised the spirit of silent service of the Shrima...Read More

Dashama Vrat : Story , Significance , Dates

August 03, 2022
Dashama Vrat : Story , Significance , Dates

Ahmedabad: Dashama Vrat is considered a very gracious vrat that is observed every year by people of the Hindu community in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, and South India. This Vrat is devoted to Goddess Dashama (Ashapura Maa or Momai Maa) and is generally observed for ten days. The Dashama Vrat every year begins on the first day of Shravan. This year this vrat will start on July 29 and end on August 7. Goddess Dashama is an incarnation of Mother Goddess Shakti and is often depicted as a form of f...Read More

PM to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of various projects at Dharampur in Valsad tomorrow

August 03, 2022
PM to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of various projects at Dharampur in Valsad tomorrow

Valsad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various projects of Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Dharampur in Valsad district, Gujarat on 4th August at 4:30 PM via video conferencing. Prime Minister will inaugurate Shrimad Rajchandra Hospital at Dharampur in Valsad. The cost of the entire project is around Rs. 200 crores. It is a 250-bed multispecialty hospital that will provide world-class tertiary medical facilities, especially to the people of the S...Read More

300 Love Jihad cases in only Sarthana police station of Surat: Vishwa Umiya Dham chief RP Patel

August 01, 2022
300 Love Jihad cases in only Sarthana police station of Surat: Vishwa Umiya Dham chief RP Patel

Ahmedabad: Vishwa Umiya Dham Foundation President R.P. Patel said in a program at Jaspur in Ahmedabad that the complaints of trapping 300 daughters of Patidar community in jehadi activities or love affairs were filed at Sarthana police station in Surat alone. The inauguration function of a garden of Vishwa Umiyadham was held at Jaspur. CM Bhupendra Patel remained present at the program. R.P. Patel during his address at the program said that the complaints of trapping 300 daughters of Patidar...Read More

Holy month Shravan begins in Gujarat for year 2022, Hindu Gujarati year 2078

July 29, 2022
Holy month Shravan begins in Gujarat for year 2022, Hindu Gujarati year 2078

Ahmedabad: The holy month of Shravan in Gujarat begins today and will end on Saturday 27th August. Mondays are considered holy and auspicious during Shravan. This year Shravan will have 4 Mondays that shall fall on the 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of August. Shravan is a particularly important month for bhakti of Bhagwan Shiv. A huge number of devotees observe fast and visit Shiva temples, especially on Mondays during this month. Somnath Mahadev in Prabhas Patan due to its importance as Jyot...Read More

Works for rope-way project at Chotila may kick off in near future

July 21, 2022
Works for rope-way project at Chotila may kick off in near future

Surendranagar: Chotila in Zalawad is the abode of Maa Chamunda. Thousands of devotees have to climb the 655 steps in order to pay their obeisances to the deity. To eliminate the need to climb these 655 steps, the state government has approved setting up of a rope-way project at tourist destination of Chotila. A company from Abu Road in Rajasthan has been given the work of setting up the rope-way project, which will be completed by December 31, 2023. This announcement has been made in a Gazett...Read More

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