DIWALI (Hindustan Times/Getty Images) For five days each autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in the southern hemisphere) pockets of the world shine brilliantly for Diwali. The Hindu festival of light celebrates good over evil and commemorates the return of Hindu deity Rama to his birthplace after victory against the demon king Ravana. Participants light… Read more »
By Casey Leins and Stephen Mays Oct. 19, 2017 Otherwise known as Diwali, the holiday celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Source : https://www.usnews.com/news/photos/2014/10/22/photos-hindus-celebrate-festival-of-lights?slide=12
Manish Arya / On 2017-10-17 The marriage of a young widow was solemnised in presence of around 500 widows at the historic 400-year-old Gopinath temple here evening. The event was sponsored by Sulabh International, an NGO working for sanitation and widows. Bride Vinita Devi was a widow from Uttarakhand who lost her husband in the… Read more »
New Delhi, Aug 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ with school students, teachers and widows of Vrindavan on Monday.
Published on Aug 7, 2017