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01 Oct 2016

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Thousands of people converged upon religious places and banks of holy rivers on Friday as they offered the last 'pind daan' to their forefathers on occasion of the Pitra Visarjani Amavasya.People from Nepal, Odisha, West Bengal, Delhi and Uttarakhand turned up at Naimisharanya -- a holy place in Sitapur -- and offered 'tarpan' to their elders in what is considered an auspicious day to remember one...
Source : Prokerala | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Religion
Invoking goddess Durga to descend on the Earth, West Bengal on Friday observed Mahalaya, with devotional songs, scriptural recitations and prayers -- albeit under the shadow of the new India-Pakistan tension.Celebrated a week before the five-day Durga Puja begins, Mahalaya essentially heralds the homecoming of the goddess and signifies the end of Pitri Paksha (the period when Hindus pay homage to ...
Source : Prokerala | 20 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Religion
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