Category Articles: Faith

Aga Khan in Gujarat meets Chief Minister

February 22, 2018
Aga Khan in Gujarat meets Chief Minister

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani had a meeting with His Highness Aga Khan today wherein His Highness expressed his eagerness and support from the Aga Khan Foundation to Gujarat in areas of health, education, rural education advance program etc in order to take the growth story of the state a step ahead. 113 years ago, the Aga Khan School established by the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES) in Mundra region of Kutch is still playing an important role in educating the people...Read More

Aga Khan to visit Gujarat

February 21, 2018
Aga Khan to visit Gujarat

Ahmedabad: His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is on 10-day official visit at the invitation of the Government of India. This visit is part of a series of visits that coincide with the commemoration of the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee, marking the 60th anniversary of his leadership as Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community. The Aga Khan’s Jubilees have traditional...Read More

Canada PM to spend 40 minutes at Akshardham temple during Gujarat visit

February 16, 2018
Canada PM to spend 40 minutes at Akshardham temple during Gujarat visit

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister of Canada Justin Pierre Trudeau will visit Akshardham temple in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar on February 19 and spend around 40 minutes in its premises. A spokesperson of the temple of BAPS Swaminarayan sect today said that the Canadian PM would arrive in the temple at about 1140am on February 19. His stay was scheduled for around 40 minutes. He refused to divulge more details about the visit at this juncture. N...Read More

Manager of Ranchhodrayji temple in Dakor beaten up by sevaks, hospitalized

February 15, 2018
Manager of Ranchhodrayji temple in Dakor beaten up by sevaks, hospitalized

यात्राधाम डाकोर मंदिर के मेनेजर और मंदिर के सेवको के बीच विवाद हाथापाई तक पहुंचा।सेवको ने मिलकर मंदिर के मैनेजर की पिटाई की।मेनेजर के मनस्वी नियमो से परेशान होकर की धुनाई। pic.twitter.com/bEwA4hYaI9— Janak Dave (...Read More

Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

February 14, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arriving in India later this week, will deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Trudeau is also going to visit the Akshardham mandir of Swaminarayan sect in State capital Gandhinagar. Mr Trudeau is scheduled to visit the IIMA on February 19 and address its students, the leading business school said in a statement in Ahmedabad on Monday. "The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will have the p...Read More

Bhavnath Fair to get Mini Kumbh status, govt to organize it from next year: CM Rupani

February 13, 2018

Junagadh: CM Vijay Rupani today announced that the famous Bhavnath fair organized every year during Mahashivratri at the base of Girnar mountain here would be accorded Mini Kumbh status. Talking to newsmen here after performing puja in the Bhavnath temple with wife Anajaliben in presence of minister R C Faldu and Jayesh Radadia, Rupani said that from the next year the fair which was attended by lakhs of devotees would be accorded Mini Kumbh status as desired by Saints. The g...Read More

Devotees throng Shivalyas across Gujarat on Mahashivratri, Somnath temple to remain open for 42 hours

February 13, 2018
Devotees throng Shivalyas across Gujarat on Mahashivratri, Somnath temple to remain open for 42 hours

Ahmedabad/Rajkot/Vadodara/Surat: Lakhs of devotees thronged the Shivalayas (shiva temples) across Gujarat including the world-famous Somnath temple, the seat of first among 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, on the occasion of Mahashivratri today. In the second Jyotirlinga temple of Gujarat the holy Nageshwar, situated in the Devbhumi Dwarka district, long queues of the devotees were also seen. Beelines of devotees were also visible at Bhavnath temple where the five day long Mahashivratri f...Read More

Locals hold rally against proposed Madresa in Bhadbhut

February 09, 2018
Locals hold rally against proposed Madresa in Bhadbhut

Bhruch: Cadres of Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) and villagers from 45 villages of Bharuch taluka marched in rally against proposed Madresa by Nusratual Muslimin Trust here. Those in rally met the district collector and presented him a memorandum to stop Bhadbhut converting into Mustufabad. The locals complained that a new madresa was mobilising Muslims from all over the country to take Madresa education here. The village located on the bank of river Narmada i...Read More

Bhavnath fair of MahaShivratri kicks off in Girnar foothills

February 09, 2018

(In video, Dhwaja Rohan vidhi today morning which marked beginning of Bhavnath fair) Junagadh: Bhavnath fair of Maha Shivratri in the foothills of mountain Girnar kicked off today with placing of flag atop Bhavnath temple. The fair over next five days will be participated by around one million people from across Gujarat. The main attraction of this fair is naked saints marching on Maha Shivratri night before taking midnight bath in Mrugi Kund at Bhavnath temple. Here are the glimpses of t...Read More

Bhavnath fair of year 2018 to be held during 9-13 February

February 06, 2018

Junagadh: Bhavnath fair of Maha Shivratri in the foothills of mountain Girnar will be held during 9-13 February this year. It will be participated by around one million people from across Gujarat. The main attraction of this fair is naked saints marching on Mahashivratri night before taking midnight bath in Mrugi Kund at Bhavnath temple. DeshGujarat Read More

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