RELIGIOUS AWAAZ

Women devotees assulted at Trimbakeshwar temple; 200 booked

NASHIK / TIA NEWS A group women devotees were badly beaten up by a group of men while they were trying to enter into the sanctum sanctorum of the famous Trimbakeshwar temple here today. After the incident and complaint by women the police booked 200 persons under various sections of Indian penal code. “200 persons, … Continue reading Women devotees assulted at Trimbakeshwar temple; 200 booked

SC pulls up states, UTs over illegal religious structures

The Supreme Court today pulled up states and Union Territories for their failure to comply with its directions to file affidavits spelling out steps they have taken for removal of illegal religious structures from public roads and pavements. The apex court gave them a final chance with a direction to file the affidavit within two … Continue reading SC pulls up states, UTs over illegal religious structures

President, VP, PM greet people on Mahavir Jayanti

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have extended greetings on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti. Mr Mukherjee in a message said let us on this day resolve to spread Bhagwan Mahavira’s teachings of ahimsa, compassion, love and right conduct far and wide, within our country and across the … Continue reading President, VP, PM greet people on Mahavir Jayanti

Religious Tragedy and Rule of Law

By A.J. Philip While my heart-felt condolences are to the kith and kin of those killed in the fire tragedy in Kerala, I will blame the whole Kerala society for what has happened. Those who have suffered burn injuries know how painful they are. Over 400 people are suffering from burn and other injuries. They … Continue reading Religious Tragedy and Rule of Law

Shani Shingnapur temple authorities allow women entry into inner sanctum

After days of confrontation, the Shani Shingnapur trust today took the decision to allow women devotees to enter the holy platform of the famous temple. Earlier today, dozens of male devotees broke barricades to enter the innermost area of the temple in violation of the trust’s restrictions on both male and female devotees. The men … Continue reading Shani Shingnapur temple authorities allow women entry into inner sanctum

Hindu calendar New Year begins

Today marks the first day of spring season and New Year’s Day of traditional Hindu calendar based on the beginning of new moon. Known by various names, Chaitra Sukladi, Gudi Padava, Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba, the Hindu calendar New Year is being celebrated across the country today. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President … Continue reading Hindu calendar New Year begins

Trimbakeshwar Temple trust bars entry for all, men & women

In a rare turn of events, from now on men devotees will also not be allowed to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik district of Maharashtra. The decision was taken after a meeting of temple trustees at Nashik on Sunday. A trustee informed that owing to the geographical positioning of the temple, … Continue reading Trimbakeshwar Temple trust bars entry for all, men & women

Christians across the globe observe Good Friday

Good Friday marking crucifixion of Jesus Christ is being observed across the globe. In India special communion is being held in churches including Velankanni, Tiruchiraplli, Tirunelveli, Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. In Goa, prayers masses were organised in the Churches and Chapels. All the rituals observed today by the various sects of Christianity are woven with … Continue reading Christians across the globe observe Good Friday

Pope Francis washes feet of Muslim, Orthodox, Hindus to spread harmony

Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of Muslim, Orthodox, Hindu and Catholic refugees, declaring them children of the same God, in a gesture of brotherhood at a time when anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant sentiment has spiked following the Brussels attacks. The Pope was attending an Easter Week Mass with asylum-seekers at the shelter in Castelnuovo … Continue reading Pope Francis washes feet of Muslim, Orthodox, Hindus to spread harmony

Preparations for Simhastha Kumbh festival in Ujjain in full swing

Vinit Wahi / Preparations for the month-long Simhastha Kumbh festival in Ujjain, the temple town of Madhya Pradesh some 50 kms from its industrial capital Indore, starting from April 22, are in full swing with the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, saying it is tradition that Simhastha remain a ‘kumbha’ of people for thoughtful contemplation … Continue reading Preparations for Simhastha Kumbh festival in Ujjain in full swing

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