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The 12-year wait for a dip
The Mahamagham is celebrated once in 12 years on the day when Jupiter and the moon are in Simha rasi and the Sun in Kumbha rasi on the full moon day in Masi. This typically happens once in 4,332 days, says Shiva Shankara Gurukal at the Kumbeswarar ...
Man-animal forms adorn temples but remain a mystery
The most important among them are the kinnaras (centaurs). The sculptural and iconographic texts of the Hindus, Buddhists and Jains reflect several such instances of composite symbiotic forms of humans and animals. At Nalanda, we can see the kinnaras ...
Awaiting funds
On top of the seated divine couple one can see the icons of Kinnaras, Gandharvas and Apsaras playing music and performing dance. On the reverse side of the panel Lord Siva is seen in Linga form, indicating that Guru Bhagawan's intense prayers had ...
The Timeless Virtues of Yasodhara
Kinnaras and their female counterparts (kinnaris) were mythical creatures — half human, half bird and fairy-like — in Buddhist stories.
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