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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Janmashtami Being Celebrated Across India to Mark Birth of Lord Krishna

The annual Hindu festival of Krishna Janmashtami (or Janmashtami or Gokulashtami) is being celebrated across India and the world today to mark the birth of...

Onam Celebrations in Kerala

Onam celebrations is about to conclude on 23 August.   Onam is an ancient annual rice harvest festival of Kerala that started on 12 August this...

Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) Remembered on day of Ashura

India remembered the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) on the day of Ashura. His courage as well as commitment to justice was recalled...

Ya Chandi Madhukaitabhadi…: The First Song of Mahishashura Mardini

-Kamakhya, Krishna & Aunimeesha Seal Mahalaya is a set of songs, some in Bengali and few in Sanskrit, traditionally sung at the start of Durga...

Gandhara Buddha Statue Discovered and Destroyed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

A life sized, priceless statue of Lord Buddha was discovered on a construction site in Takhtbhai, Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan yesterday....

First five re-printed volumes of Mongolian Kanjur Manuscripts released

The Ministry of Culture has taken up the project of reprinting of 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur under the National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM)....

Mantra, Music, Transcendence, Divinity and the Human Brain

It is believed that music is a gift of divine and probably for that reason all human beings throughout history have been influenced by...

Chhath Puja: The Ancient Sun ‘Goddess’ Festival of Gangetic Plain of...

Not sure if this system of worship where nature and the environment became part of religious practices evolved or were constructed so that people...

The India Review® Wishes its Readers a Very Happy Diwali

Diwali, the Indian festival of light celebrated every year after Dussehra symbolises victory of good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. According to traditions, on...

Ancestor Worship

Love and respect are the foundations of ancestor worship particularly in Hinduism. It is believed that the dead have a continued existence and can...