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Chinmaya Mission (CM), Chinmaya Tapovanam Ashram at Siddhabari : Chinmaya Mission (CM), Chinmaya Tapovanam Ashram at Siddhabari, District Kangra Himachal Pradesh - 176057. India.
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Chinmaya Mission (CM), Chinmaya Tapov...

Suchit Nanda

Chinmaya Mission (CM), Chinmaya Tapovanam Ashram at Siddhabari, Distri ...

Updated: Apr 17, 2011 9:57am PST

Maha Shivaratri Celebration at Chinmaya Mission, Sandeepany, Mumbai. Feb'09 : The Maha Shivaratri (Mahashivratri) Hindu festival was celebrated with great religious fervor at the Chinmaya Mission, Sandeepany, Powai on Monday, February 23rd, 2009. Shivaratri is celebrated on the 6th  night of the dark Phalgun (Feb or March) every year.  

Over two lakh (200 thousand) devotees participated in this special prayer and chanted "Om Namah Shivay" until midnight. "Abishekam" was performed by the priests, pundits to Lord Shiva. The deities were beautifully decorated with colorful flowers and ornaments. Devotees offered flowers, milk, honey, coconuts, fruits and special food..
 
According to the Hindu mythology, Maha Shivaratri is considered to be an auspicious night to offer prayers to Lord Shiva as He saved the entire Universe from the evil effects on this particular night that occurs on the 11th Lunar month, Maasi. It is believed that one who stays awake during Maha Shivaratri and prays to Lord Shiva sincerely, is sure to attain salvation. Some devotees even abstain from eating food all day and break their fast only after night long worship. Mahashivaratri marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the 'Tandava'. It is also believed that on this day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Ma. The festival is principally celebrated by offerings of Bael (Bilva) leaves to the Lord Shiva, all day fasting and an all night long vigil along with chanting. On this day Shiva devotees observe fast and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves on Shiva Linga.

Maha Shivaratri Celebration at Chinma...

Suchit Nanda

The Maha Shivaratri (Mahashivratri) Hindu festival was celebrated with ...

Updated: Feb 19, 2011 5:53am PST

Tibetan Village near Mysore, Karnataka, India : Located near the city of Mysore in the Southern State of Karnataka, India, the Tibetans have created a town of tranquility and peace.  They follow their age old traditions and the monks practice thier faith with dedication.  You are transported to another part of the world within India.  I can only imagine how Tibet must be!

Tibetan Village near Mysore, Karnatak...

Manoj Hanchate

Located near the city of Mysore in the Southern State of Karnataka, In ...

Updated: Feb 05, 2011 2:59pm PST

Munnar : Hill Station in Kerala. About 80 Km from nearest airport at Kochin.

Munnar

Rahul Verma

Hill Station in Kerala. About 80 Km from nearest airport at Kochin.

Updated: Feb 05, 2011 3:18am PST

INDE "FATEHPUR-SIKRÎ" : Fatehpur-Sikrî (hindî : फतेहपुर सीकरी) est une ville de l'État de l'Uttar Pradesh en Inde, située à une quarantaine de kilomètres à l'ouest d'Âgrâ. Elle fut la capitale impériale de l'Empire moghol de 1571  à 1584. Construite par l'empereur Akbar, parfaitement conservée depuis son abandon, elle est un témoignage remarquable de l'architecture indienne du XVIe siècle.Akbar monte sur le trône à l'âge de 14 ans, après la disparition prématurée de son père, Humâyûn, en 1556. Aussitôt que son pouvoir est assuré, il se consacre à la fondation de sa capitale à Âgrâ et à l'aménagement de son Fort Rouge. Cependant, comme souvent pour les dirigeants de l'Inde, Akbar désire construire pour capitale une ville nouvelle et porte son choix sur un site près d'Âgrâ. L'empereur, sans héritier, avait l'habitude de se rendre dans le village de Sikrî où vivait un ermite soufi Salîm Chishtî (1480-1572) dont il recherchait les bénédictions. Les visites d'Akbar portèrent leur fruit car il eut bientôt trois fils. Pour rendre grâce, il décida de faire sa nouvelle capitale sur le site.

INDE "FATEHPUR-SIKRÎ"

maurelchristian

Fatehpur-Sikrî (hindî : फतेहपुर सीकरी) est u ...

Updated: Jan 16, 2011 6:13am PST

INDE "ÂGRÂ" LE FORT ROUGE" : Le fort rouge d'Âgrâ fut construit par Akbar. C'est un palais résidentiel pour son fils Jahângîr. À partir de ce moment-là, le fort n'est plus seulement une place militaire mais aussi un lieu de résidence. L'architecture est de style hindou, le style moghol s'affirmera plus tard sous Shâh Jahân.

INDE "ÂGRÂ" LE FORT ROUGE"

maurelchristian

Le fort rouge d'Âgrâ fut construit par Akbar. C'est un palais résid ...

Updated: Jan 10, 2011 11:18am PST

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