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Story Time Life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Illustrated Series – Part 2

Story Time Life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Illustrated Series – Part 1

This month we begin a new quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India. Happy answering and learning! The first in this series is on the world-famous Puri Jagannath Temple. 1. Name the state in India where Puri …

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1. To which Lord is Adhika masa auspicious? A. Lord Shiva B. Lord Brahma C. Lord Krishna 2. What is the other name for Adhika Masa? A. Purushottama Masa B. Chaturmasya C. Dhanur Masa 3. Once in how many months …

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June 29 was the auspicious occasion of Ashada Ekadasi (Ekadasi day in the month of Ashada). This is a holy day for Hindus the world over and has many significances in different holy spots in India, the most famous of …

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Sri Adi Sankara’s name is etched in the history of our religion for reviving the Sanatana Dharma and establishing the philosophy of Advaita. His commentaries on the Brahma Sutra,  the Bhagavat Gita and the Upanishads, not to mention the numerous ‘Prakarana Granthas’ (supporting works) establish without doubt the …

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Ekadasi vrata (fast) is janma vrata (one to be adhered to throughout our lifetime). People follow several different fasts. Many ladies observe Ratha saptami vrata, which bestows auspiciousness. There are many fasts that are taken up with some material benefit …

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Puri Jagannath temple is an ancient and famous Hindu temple of Lord Vishnu, located in the coastal town of Puri, Orissa, India. Here Lord Vishnu resides in the form of a deity made of wood. The most important festival of …

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