Category Articles: Religious

PM Modi accepts invitation of Vishwa Umiya Foundation for Umiya Dham ground breaking function

November 16, 2018
PM Modi accepts invitation of Vishwa Umiya Foundation for Umiya Dham ground breaking function

Ahmedabad: Kadva Patel leaders have invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to perform ground breaking for proposed Rs. 1000 crore Umiya Dham complex project. The project conceived by Vishwa Umiya Foundation is about construction of 2 lakh square meter Umiya Dham campus near Vaisnho Devi circle in Ahmedabad. According to those associated with the project, Prime Minister has accepted the invitation and ground breaking function may take place at suitable date in February/March period next year. Rs 32...Read More

Surat based businessman walk to Shirdi seeking

November 16, 2018
Surat based businessman walk to Shirdi seeking

Surat: Surat based businessman Mukesh Patel walked from Surat to pilgrim town Shirdi in Maharashtra seeking reelection of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister in Lok Sabha elections next year. Distance between Surat and Shirdi is 300 km. Shirdi is pilgrim place, well-known for its Saibaba temple. Mukesh Patel was wearing NaMo brand T-shirt along with his associates during his walk. Read More

Online donation commences at Dakor Ranchhodraiji temple in partnership with HDFC Bank

November 15, 2018
Online donation commences at Dakor Ranchhodraiji temple in partnership with HDFC Bank

Dakor (Gujarat): HDFC Bank Ltd, has partnered with Shri Ranchhodraiji Maharaj Mandir Trust at Dakor to offer online donation facility to Ranchhodraiji temple’s devotees. Starting on November 14, devotees of Shri Ranchhodraiji temple at Dakor can donate online in a quick, convenient, and timely manner, using any debit card, credit card, or net banking facility anywhere, anytime. As part of the exclusive tie up with Shri Ranchhodraiji Maharaj Mandir Trust, HDFC Bank will provide its Electr...Read More

Lili Parikrama of Girnar 2018 to begin on Monday, November 19

November 15, 2018

Junagadh: SRP companies, DySPs, Police Inspectors, ISOs, nearly 1,000 police men, women police traffic police, home guards, Gramya Rakshak Dal(GRD) jawans will be deployed for bandobast of annual Girnar Lili Parikrama this year which is to begin from Monday, November 19 with a midnight shot of fire in the air as per tradition. Five days long parikrama includes three halts in forest area of Girnar hill. 10 government departments are involved in efforts to make Lili Parikrama event successf...Read More

8 ft Rotlo made in Morbi to mark Jalaram Jayanti

November 14, 2018
8 ft Rotlo made in Morbi to mark Jalaram Jayanti

Morbi: Raghuvansh community in Morbi created 8 ft rotlo made from Bajri as prashad on the occasion of Jalaram Jayanti. The event was held today morning in Nehru darwaja chowk. A 60 kg Rotlo was made using 40 kg Bajra flour, 10 kg ghee. It was distributed as prashad during Jalaram Jayanti procession in the town. DeshGujaratRead More

Rs 11 crore Chhath Puja ghaat dedicated in Ahmedabad

November 14, 2018
Rs 11 crore Chhath Puja ghaat dedicated in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Rs 11 crore Chhath Puja ghaat built by Amdavad Municipal Corporation(AMC) was opened today at river Sabarmati in Hansol area of city. A dedication function of ghaat was held in presence of Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Sushil Kumar Modi. Modi who earlier visited the Statue of Unity at Sardar Sarovar dam in Central Gujarat said the government of Bihar would build Bihar Bhavan near Statue of Unity. It should be mentioned here that Uttar Pradesh government has also recently made si...Read More

Labh Pancham, Gyan Panchami today; businesses reopen after Diwali and Gujarati new year day break

November 12, 2018
Labh Pancham, Gyan Panchami today; businesses reopen after Diwali and Gujarati new year day break

Gandhinagar: Businesses across Gujarat will reopen today on occasion of Labh Pancham after mini vacation of Diwali. Labh means benefit while Pancham means fifth day of Gujarati calendar month. Labh Pancham is fifth day of Gujarati calendar year. Businessmen, traders, shopkeepers close their businesses post Chopta pujan on Diwali day and reopen on Labh Pancham after holidays of Bestu Varsh(Gujarati new year day), Bhai Bij and two more off days. It's considered auspicious to reopen businesses on L...Read More

3 Krishna idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple in London

November 12, 2018
3 Krishna idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple in London

London: Three precious Krishna idols (Hari Krishna brass murtis) dating back to the 1975 were among the items stolen in a burglary at a Willesden Temple of Swaminarayan sect in north London borough of Brent in the early hours of Friday, just hours after Diwali festivities at the temple according to the temple authorities. Scotland Yard officers were called. A case of burglary has been registered. Cash and other items are believed to have been stolen,” the Metropolitan Police statement said...Read More

Anant Ambani visits Dwarkadhish temple with Radhika Merchant, offers to rebuild old Rasoi Ghar of temple

November 11, 2018
Anant Ambani visits Dwarkadhish temple with Radhika Merchant, offers to rebuild old Rasoi Ghar of temple

Dwarka: Dwarkadhish temple here will get new Rasoi Ghar (kitchen) building subject to approval by Archaeological Survey of India(ASI). Reliance family's Anant Ambani visited Dwarka mandir along with his fiancee Radhika Merchant and others on Gujarati new year day and perform puja of golden charan paduka. Later Ambani and others visited Bhog Bhandar(Rasoi Ghar) of temple and had Rajbhog prasad. He observed old Rasoi Ghat which is in poor condition and offered its reconstruction with shikhar l...Read More

Gujarati new year Vikram Samvat 2075 begins; happy new year Gujarat

November 08, 2018
Gujarati new year Vikram Samvat 2075 begins; happy new year Gujarat

Ahmedabad: It's the biggest festival of Gujarati people during the year. It's a new year day as per Gujarati Hindu Vikram Samvat calendar. While Vikram Samvat calendar is also used by people in several north Indian states and it is also the national calendar of neighbouring country Nepal, the Gujarati Vikram Samvat calendar is different from others. The new year in Gujarati calendar is celebrated a day after Diwali. One can see footfalls in temples 10-fold on new year day which is popula...Read More

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