Jewish festivals

Jewish festivals Jewish community observes a number of festivals throughout the year. These festivals have their own significance and vary from being a simple rest day to celebrate the harvest. Shabbat is the weekly rest day. This day, public transport and businesses are closed. Rosh Hashanah is the new year festival of Jewish.  This is […]

Revenges by Pandavas

Revenges in Mahabharata Revenge has been indeed a common occurence in Mahabharata. We find that all pandavas have some scores to settle. Interestingly, we do not find any incidents of revenge involving Yudhishthira. Revenge of Draupadi The incident of Draupadi cheer haran made lot of people opting for revengeful vows. The first and most important […]

Mangla gauri temple – Maha Shakti peeth

Mangla Gauri – Maha Shakti Peeth There are eighteen locations which are treated as Maha Shakti Peeths. This is as per Adi Shankara (Ashtadasa Shakthi Peetha Stotram). Mangla Gauri temple in Gaya is one of them. The temple faces east, and is built on top of the Mangalagauri hill. A flight of steps lead to the […]

Story of Narsingh avatar – Vishnu dashavatara

 Narsingh Avatar – fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu The fourth of incarnation of Vishnu dashavatara is Narsingh avatar (half man-half lion) The story of Hiranyakashyap and Brahma’s boon . There was a demon king Hiranyakashyap who did severe penance of Brahma. Brahma became pleased with him and asked for a boon. Hiranyakashyap demanded immortality. Brahma replied that […]

Maa Chinnamastika temple at Rajrappa

Maa Chinnamastika temple at Rajrappa There is a famous temple in the state of Jharkhand, India which is at a place called Rajrappa. This temple hosts the idol of Maa Chinnamastika. There is an interesting story of Maa. This temple is situated on a hillock at the confluence of the Damodar and Bhera (Bhairavi) Rivers […]