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The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
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Dalit-Bahujan Perspective On The Mahishasura Debate
They link this fact with their larger argument that the brahmanic social order was constructed through a violent process, which the Puranic legends such as Durga-Mahisha try to conceal through the rigmarole of supernatural accounts.
Symbolism behind Lord Shiva's Ardhanarishwara form
According to another legend from the Shiva Purana, it is believed that Brahma, the creator of the universe forgot to create the female form. So he sought help from Lord Shiva who then appeared as half-man and half-woman to allow creations to happen.
Home Art & Culture Purus are original inhabitants of core Rigvedic area
But the Puranas give the answer. The descriptions in the Puranas about the locations of the Five Aila tribes in northern India clearly place the Purus as the inhabitants of the Central Area (Haryana and adjacent areas of western U.P.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to visit Shani Shingnapur for
MUMBAI: Well-known spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit the Shani Shingnapur shrine in Maharashtra in a bid to resolve the row over the customary ban on entry for women inside the sanctum sanctorum.
'A' certificate for Aligarh trailer? CBFC chief Nihalani's sanskar makes no sense
When I heard my young gay brother, Apurva Asrani lament that Pahlaj Nihalani of the Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) said the subject of his film Aligarh was “not what a family can go and watch together” I nearly fell off my chair.

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