Category Articles: Faith

In pictures: Celebrations of festival of Holi in Amdavad, Gujarat

March 20, 2019

Fund collected instantly at Giri Bapu’s Shiv Katha in Somnath for education of flower seller girl

March 20, 2019
Fund collected instantly at Giri Bapu’s Shiv Katha in Somnath for education of flower seller girl

Rajkot: Rs. 1.5 lakh fund was collected instantly in Giri Bapu's Shiv katha session for a poor girl who sells flowers in pilgrim town Somnath for living. A flower vendor girl Payal wishes to learn English to do tourist guide job in Somnath. Giri Bapu asked Payal to come to the stage of Shiv katha and narrated the details of what she does and what she wants to do. As Giri Bapu gave a call for fund, Rs. 1.5 lakh sum was collected instantly. Giri Bapu put this fund in a basket which is used to ...Read More

Vajubhai Vala announces plan for Rs. 100 crore Rajput community temple of Goddess Bhavani in Gujarat

February 10, 2019
Vajubhai Vala announces plan for Rs. 100 crore Rajput community temple of Goddess Bhavani in Gujarat

Sutrapada: Speaking at mass wedding function of Karadia Rajput community at Sutrapada in Gir Somnath district, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala made announcement of construction of Rs. 100 crore temple of Goddess Bhavani for entire Rajput community. Vala in his speech said, 'Like those from Leuva Patel community gather in name of Goddess Khodal, entire Rajput community shall gather in name of Goddess Bhavani with a Rs. 100 crore temple in place in future. I request the community members that...Read More

Fight in next Lok Sabha polls would be tight but in the end the result would be good: Baba Ramdev in Gujarat

February 08, 2019
Fight in next Lok Sabha polls would be tight but in the end the result would be good: Baba Ramdev in Gujarat

Nadiad (Gujarat):Yoga-Guru Baba Ramdev today claimed that the result of next Loksabha election would be 'good'. The Yoga-Guru who had campaigned for BJP in the last LS polls in 2014, is participating in a 3 day yoga camp in Santram temple in Kheda district of Central Gujarat. Without naming any party, he said that there would be a tight fight during the LS polls but in the end the result would be good. Talking about Ram-temple issue, he said that the temple...Read More

Gujarat delegation meets Yogi Adityanath in U.P. to invite him to Bhavnath fair

February 05, 2019
Gujarat delegation meets Yogi Adityanath in U.P. to invite him to Bhavnath fair

Lucknow: A delegation from Gujarat visited Lucknow to invite Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to visit upcoming Bhavnath fair in Junagadh which is celebrated on Maha Shivratri every year in the foothills of Gujarat. The Gujarat delegation consisting of education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, tourism minister Ganpat Vasava, minister of state Vibhavariben, MLA Babu Jamna Patel, saints Bhartibapu and Shernathbapu handed over invitation and murti of Shiv to Yogi Adityanath and de...Read More

Swaminarayan Hindu temple vandalized in Louisville, America

January 31, 2019
Swaminarayan Hindu temple vandalized in Louisville, America

Washington: In a hate crime, a Hindu temple has been vandalised in the US state of Kentucky by miscreants who sprayed black paint on the deity and walls, and left a knife stabbed into a chair in the main hall. The incident happened between Sunday night and Tuesday morning at the Swaminarayan Temple in Louisville.   According to local media report, vandalism resulted in deity image sprayed with black paint, broken windows, walls spray-painted with inappropriate messa...Read More

Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

January 29, 2019
Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

Junagadh: Despite use of drone cameras to track a Jain Muni, who is missing for almost a week since his visit to Girnar mountain here, the police so far has not been able to find him. Police said that Digambar Jain Muni Mudit Sararji (35) had left for Girnar from Nirmal Sagar Dhyan Kendra Dharmshala in the wee hours of January 23. He has been missing from Sahsavan forest area since that day. The manager of the Dharmashala Bhagchand had lodged the report in this regard. Drone c...Read More

Ayodhya: Centre in SC seeks restoration of excess vacant land other than disputed land

January 29, 2019
Ayodhya: Centre in SC seeks restoration of excess vacant land other than disputed land

New Delhi: The Centre today moved Supreme Court praying that the status quo on non-disputed land around the disputed site should be lifted and surplus should be handed over to the original owners. In its writ petition, the Centre said it had acquired 67 acres of land around the 2.77 acre Ram Janambhoomi site. Centre has sought restoration of excess vacant land other than the disputed land measuring around 0.313 acres to the owners. The Centre said that the Ram Janambhoomi Nyas (a trust for c...Read More

No Non-Veg zone declared around 500-metre of Ambaji Shaktipith and Somnath Jyotirling

January 25, 2019
No Non-Veg zone declared around 500-metre of Ambaji Shaktipith and Somnath Jyotirling

Palanpur: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today speaking here announced that 500-metre area around Ambaji Shaktipith temple and Somnath Jyotirling temple as ‘No Non-Veg Zone’, with ban of non-vegetarian. He said the government decided to start development works worth Rs.338-crore for Banaskantha district for drinking water, stairway leading up to the Ambaji temple, skywalk, two-way ropeway, toilets, CCTV cameras, public address system, dining hall for 2,000 at a time, new Prasad grih, rooftop...Read More

Gujarat CM announces separate authority for pilgrim town Ambaji, special fund to it

January 25, 2019

Ambaji: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced formation of a separate authority for pilgrim town Ambaji. Speaking at Ambaji today afternoon, Rupani said, 'lakhs of people visit Ambaji for darshan(of Goddess Amba). In order to ensure overall development of Ambaji town be it roads, water, light, gutter and other facilities, I make announcement of formation of separate authority for Ambaji.' Rupani said, 'gram panchayat has its own limitation, the government will give special fund to au...Read More