School children to take oath for heritage preservation
NI Wire, Mon, 19 Nov 2007
In one of the innovative initiative, the Union Ministry of Culture has decided to bring school children in its mission to save the cultural symbols of the country from vandalisation. The National Mission on Monuments and Antiquiti-
Diwali, the festival of prosperity and wealth
Binita Tiwari, Thu, 8 Nov 2007
Diwali, â€˜the festival of light, prosperity and wealthâ€™ is celebrated in the entire country along with some other parts of the world. Though it may be known as some different names but the celebration purpose is always same. To ...
Dhanteras, a day of good fortune and prosperity
NI Wire, Wed, 7 Nov 2007
Today is Dhanteras and is the first day which mark the beginning of five long day celebration of Diwali festival, the festival of lighting â€˜diyasâ€™ (lamp). This day prior to Diwali is also called as â€œDhantrayodashiâ€? or â€œDhanwantri Tridoshiâ€? ...
Katyayani is the sixth form of Goddess Durga
NI Wire, Wed, 17 Oct 2007
Sixth manifestation of Durga is called â€˜Katyayaniâ€™. On the fifth day of festival, the mind of the devotee rests in â€˜Ajna Chakraâ€™. Person who worships this form of goddess attains all the four fruits, â€˜Dharmaâ€™, â€˜Arthaâ€™, â€˜Kamaâ€™ and ...
â€˜Skandamataâ€™ is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratra
NI Wire, Tue, 16 Oct 2007
Fifth manifestation of Devi â€˜Durgaâ€™ is called â€˜Skandamataâ€™ who is worshipped on the fifth day of the Navratra festival. She is called so being the mother of Skanda Kumar who was the commander of the gods in the battle between