Thousands witness Kumari Puja in Belur as Durga puja fervour climaxes

Kolkata, Sep 28 : Domestic and foreign devotees gathered in thousands at Belur Math, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, for the worship of a pre-pubertine girl as the goddess as Durga Puja celebrations peaked on Mahashtami despite rains in Bengal on Thursday. A spell of showers in the afternoon sent […]

Modi offers prayers at Tulsi Manas, Durga Kund temples in Varanasi

Varanasi, Sep 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday evening visited the famous Tulsi Manas and Durga Kund temples here and offered his prayers. Accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Modi sought to know detailed information about the Manas temple, which was inaugurated by then President Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan […]

PM offers prayers at ancient temple in Myanmar

Bagan (Myanmar), Sep 6 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday offered prayers the Ananda temple in this ancient city in Myanmar. Built around 1105 AD by King Kyanzittha, this Buddhist temple derives its name from the Venerable Ananda, Buddha’s first cousin and personal secretary. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is involved in […]

Modi visits ancient temple in Myanmar

Bagan (Myanmar), Sep 6 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited the Ananda Temple in this ancient city in Myanmar. “Connecting with history. PM @narendramodi pays respects at Ananda Temple, the most historical and venerated temple in Bagan, Myanmar,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Built around 1105 AD by King Kyanzittha […]