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SECOND LARGEST VISHNU IDOL IN BIHAR

SECOND LARGEST VISHNU IDOL IN BIHAR

👤Society 🕔11-01-2008 Hits: 989

Patna - The largest idol of Lord Vishnu in North India has been spotted at Samas village in Sheikhpura district. The Bihar State Board of Religious Trusts has urged the state government to construct a mini-Tirupati temple in the village on the pa...

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Vimlendu Jha in New Delhi

Vimlendu Jha in New Delhi

👤Society 🕔06-01-2008 Hits: 937

Vimlendu Jha is a natural leader. Just watch him in action. Born in Bihar state in north-eastern India, 27 year-old Vimlendu founded, and now runs the organization Swechha - We for Change Foundation. It started out as his cause-celebre a few years ...

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Legends of Bihar

Legends of Bihar

👤Society 🕔01-01-2008 Hits: 1377

King Janak The King Janak was known as "Rajeshree" Janak for his quality of both King and that of a Rishi. It is Belive that he even plough his paddy field, and in this process he got Sita also Known as "Jankai". Janaka also arranged a test of st...

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Temples of Mithila

Temples of Mithila

👤Society 🕔12-01-2008 Hits: 1109

Janakpur, 75,000 inhabitants, is a city in the Dhanusha District, southern Terai, Nepal, approximately 200 km south-east of Kathmandu, 22 km from the Indian border. The city is centre of the ancient Maithili culture with its own language and scrip...

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Travel Places of Bihar

Travel Places of Bihar

👤Travel 🕔16-01-2008 Hits: 1275

Bihar is like a book, an ancient page that has been left open over the centuries. Everyone knows about it, but still tourists flock this place to explore more. Nestling in the eastern part of the country on the banks of holy Ganges, Bihar was a me...

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About Bhai Dooj

About Bhai Dooj

👤Society 🕔13-01-2008 Hits: 950

The fifth and final day of diwali festival is known by the name of Bhayya Dooj in the hindi-speaking belt, Bhai Phot in Bengal, Bhav Bij in the marathi-speaking communities and in Nepal by the name of Bhai Tika. After the diwali celebrations, si...

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Dhanteras Festivity

Dhanteras Festivity

👤Society 🕔05-01-2008 Hits: 1138

Dhanteras marks the first day of five-days-long Diwali Festival. Dhanteras Festival, also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi, falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik (October/Novemb...

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About Madhubani District

About Madhubani District

👤Regional 🕔09-01-2008 Hits: 1134

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern bounda...

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Mithila Painting : About Madhubani Painting

Mithila Painting : About Madhubani Painting

👤Society 🕔07-01-2008 Hits: 1138

For centuries, the women of the Mithila region of northern Bihar and southern Nepal have done wall and floor paintings on the occasion of marriages and other domestic rituals. These paintings, inside their homes, on the internal and external wall...

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About Chhath Puja

About Chhath Puja

👤Society 🕔11-01-2008 Hits: 1052

Chhath Puja: Festival of the Sun God Chhath Puja is an Indian thanksgiving festival dedicated to the Sun God. During the celebrations of Chhath Puja, people gather on the banks of the River Ganges to bathe in its sacred water, pray and make ritu...

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