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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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Fightback against Mahishasura 'smear' campaign
"Mahisha Mandala was a Buddhist land that finds mention in the Markandeya Purana, Devi Bhagavatha and Skanda Purana (all of them Hindu texts), none of which are charitable about him." Swamy plans to release his eighth book, Maha Mahisha Parva, ...
Walking into the Ganga at Kashi
Much of the mythology about the city comes from the Kashi Khanda, a 13th century book of 11,000 verses in praise of Kashi, and part of the massive Skanda Purana, which talks about Kartikeya, the son of Shiva and Parvati, but also describes various ...
Mahashivaratri festival being observed today
The Skanda Purana, another holy text of the Hindus, also mentions the significance of the Shivaratri.
San Francisco's Hindu chariot procession enters 50th year
This year, it will be held on July six. Rajan Zed points out that ancient Hindu scripture Katha Upanishad talks about the concept of chariot, where soul is the deity, body is the chariot, and intellect the charioteer.
Guru Guides us Always
Today, let us understand the significance of the divya drishti or a glance of the divine beings. We have come across numerous instances in our Puranas about the transformative glance of the rishis and gods on the devotees.

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