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Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
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The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic

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Maha Shivaratri: Here is the Puja Muhurat and auspicious timings to celebrate
Maha Shivaratri is celebrated with the reverence of Lord Shiva and it falls on March 7th. The festival which is considered to be one of the most auspicious ones is celebrated with utmost devotion and religious fervour.
Mahasivaratri puja at Meenakshi temple
Special Mahasivaratri pujas will be performed for the presiding deities of Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here all through the night of March 7. Abishekam will be performed at one-hour intervals for Lord Sundareswarar from 10 p.m.
Mahashivaratri 2016: Puja timings, Tithi, and Vidhi
The best time to do Puja on Mahashivaratri is known as the Nishikant Kaal Puja. This is that time when the Lord Shiva is believed to have appeared on earth in the form of a Shiva Linga. This year, the Nishita Kaal Puja time is between 12:06 AM to 12:56AM.
Woman Sustains Burns While Performing Puja
JAJPUR: A woman devotee sustained burn injuries while performing puja at a Shiva temple on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri on Monday. Sasmita Biswal (45) of Mundumal village under Jajpur Road police limits was lighting a lamp in Swapneswar temple ...
Dubai: Shanaishchara puja on Sep 30 - Preparations under way
Dubai, Mar 7: With the consent of all the volunteers of Shanaishchara Puja present at a meeting, it was decided to hold the puja on September 30. The venue will be announced soon. Shree Shree Mohanadasa Swameeji, Shree Kshetra Dhama, Manila will ...

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