Month: July 2012

Mahabharat and Sholay – A resemblance

Mahabharat and Sholay (Hindi movie) There is atleast one instance, although not significant in whole scheme of things, where Mahabharat (the epic) and Sholay (hindi movie) have similarity. I am discussing the incident when Gabbar Singh killed Salim and asked the villagers to give Jai and Veeru to them.  After a bit of discussion, a decision was taken when …

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Deoghar, Baidyanath dham and Shravan festival

The Shravan festival The festival of Shravan or Kanwar festival is the most auspicious one for lord Shiva devotees. During this month, devotees from various parts of Bihar and Jharkhand observe strict rituals. They carry holy water of Ganges (Gangajal) from Sultanganj to Deoghar for Lord Shiva. Pic. – Baidyanath Dham Mandir This month normally …

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