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Kali Visarjan

September 9th, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Kali Visarjan

Kali Visarjan is the concluding event of Durga Puja (or Vijayadashmi). During Durga puja, the idols of Goddess Durga (Kali) are worshipped for nine days in beautifully decorated pandaals. On the tenth day (known as VijayaDashmi),the ‘Visarjan’ or immersion of idols in sea or river waters is performed…


Varanasi: The Oldest Living City

September 4th, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Varanasi: The Oldest Living City

In Hinduism, one of the ways to achieve Nirvana (Liberation) is to die at Benaras. Death, which elsewhere is feared, here is welcomed as a long-expected guest. However strange, people travel from far way to spend their last days at this place and achieve something which is regarded as one of the most difficult of spiritual goals…


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