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Illuminated temple for Wesak with the return of the faithful

THE Mahindarama Buddhist Temple in Jalan Kampar, Penang, was illuminated on the eve of Wesak Day when devotees took part in the lighting of 10,000 lotus candles to commemorate the thrice sacred day – birth, enlightenment and Gautama Buddha’s transition to Nirvana. Earlier, devotees were seen bringing packets of rice, mee hoon and oil to […]

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Work on superstructure will begin shortly after Plinth is ready in August, official says

The final construction of the super structure of the Temple of Ram in Ayodhya would begin shortly after the plinth was completed in August, a senior official at the temple trust said. Construction of the granite stone plinth began in February. “With the gradual completion of the plinth, the construction of the final super structure […]

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Israel’s Supreme Court rules in favor of Temple Mount cable car project – JURIST

Israel’s Supreme Court on Sunday ruled in favor of the Israeli government’s cable car project on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The decision was enthusiastically received by supporters such as Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion, who claimed the project would, “rreducing air pollution in the region, solving transport and parking problems, and providing comfortable and efficient […]

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Ancient optical illusion found in Tamil Nadu temple

Optical illusions are the talk of the season, and we’ve all spent hours watching these mind tricks to learn more about our personalities, or as they claim. However, despite being so viral all of a sudden, they are nothing new. It turns out that optical illusions have been around for decades, and artists and psychologists […]

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Temple visit, MoUs, review of Deuba deal on agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba will conduct a comprehensive review of recent agreements as the two meet in Lumbini in the neighboring country on the occasion of Buddha Purnima on Monday, sources said. On the agenda for the one-day visit are memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in sectors related to […]

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Explained: The Persistent Theory That The Taj Mahal Was A Hindu Temple Called ‘Tejo Mahalaya’

Allahabad High Court, Thursday May 12 rejected a petition filed by BJP leader Rajneesh Singh calling for an investigative committee to establish ‘the true story of the Taj Mahal’, and for over 20 sealed ‘halls’ to be opened to search for the possible presence of idols of Hindu gods at the premises of the monument. […]

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Check out this awesome temple themed saree shop in HSR layout!

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI/PNN): Breathtaking divine architecture drew public attention along the route of the HSR, giving the divine feeling of entering a temple, and enriched with marvelous carvings and age-old art forms, especially Venkateshwara Swamy’s sacred idol at the showcase. It was obvious upon entering Mugdha that this was not just another […]

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ASU’s Narrative Storytelling Initiative Partners with Temple University Press to Create New Book Series

May 13, 2022 ASU’s AMPED Science and Technology Center Helps Energize New Economic Initiative Arizona is in search of a high-tech industry, and one of the lures are five science and technology centers being built by Arizona State University. The centers are a key part of the New Economic Initiative, an ambitious plan devised by […]

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Death of Sheikh Khalifa: Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi to offer special prayers – News

“His leadership inspired this nation to become a beacon of harmony and tolerance,” the statement read. Published: Fri, May 13, 2022, 6:36 PM Last update: Fri, May 13, 2022, 6:49 PM Expressing deepest condolences on the passing of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, […]

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Egypt: 85 tombs 4,500 years old and a temple of Isis unearthed

Already declared the most important discovery of the year, the excavations that took place in Sohag, on the banks of the Nile, in central Egypt, revealed a veritable archaeological treasure. 85 tombs from the Old Kingdom of Egypt During the search, the archaeologists were first surprised to find burials dating from the Ancient Kingdom of […]

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Explained: The fight between two warring factions of the Akshar Purushottam Swami Temple in Vadodra

On May 9, a preliminary meeting began to reach a settlement between two warring factions of the Akshar Purushottam Swami Temple at Haridham Sokhda, Vadodara, popularly known as the Sokhda Swaminarayan sect, in the presence of the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, MS Shah. The fight between the two factions began after Hariprasad […]

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A temple in the Taj Mahal? What Mughal-era documents tell us about the tangled claims

Lucknow: In the summer of 1632, the body of Arjumand Banu Begum, beloved wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, began its final journey, according to a Mughal chronicler, “to the abode of the Caliphate, Akbarabad, escorted by the branch of the tree of sovereignty and caliphate, Prince Sultan Shah Shuja ‘Bahadur, the ‘Umdat ul-Mulk Wazir Khan, […]

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LOGAN Temple continues its legacy by building housing for a bright future

SAN DIEGO — When Virgil Ward was named the new pastor of Logan Temple AME Zion Church in September 2018, he made it his mission to ensure the historic church found new ways to serve its local community. Now Pastor Ward is fulfilling his charge to God and his denomination by building homes for the […]

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Lucknow professor peddles fiction against Kashi Vishwanath temple

On May 10, an FIR was filed against Prof. Ravi Kant Chandan from the Hindi Department of Lucknow University for alleged derogatory remarks about Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Hindu Saints during a YouTube channel debate by journalist and former AAP Ashutosh member, Satya Hindi. FIR was registered against Prof. Ravi Kant at Hasanganj Police Station […]

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Lokanarkavu temple development project gets green light

Kozhikode The state government has given an administrative sanction to the revised development plan of Lokanarkavu Temple in Vadakara with the aim of improving its tourism potential. The project named as “Pilgrim Tourism Development at Lokanarkavu Temple” was previously part of Thalassery Heritage project and the estimated cost was Rs.3.6 crore. However, more amenities were […]

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Temple-like structure washes ashore on Andhra coast

The temple-like structure sparked a frenzy with villagers from near localities coming to catch a glimpse May 11, 2022, 9:08 a.m. HST People bracing for the impact of Cyclone Asani along the Sunnapalli coast in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh were surprised when a golden structure resembling part of a temple washed up on the […]

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Thrissur Pooram 2022: How Kerala’s Famous Temple Festival is Celebrated

Thrissur Pooram 2022: The biggest temple festival in Kerala, Thrissur Pooram is celebrated every year with great pomp and fervor at Vadakkunnathan temple in the city of Thrissur. After two years of Covid restrictions, the festival is back in its original form with grand processions displaying caparisoned elephants, magnificent umbrellas and percussion music, showcasing the […]

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J&K LG prayers at Martand Sun Temple in violation of rules, ASI officials say

New Delhi: A day after the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, participated in prayers at the Martand Sun temple in Anantnag, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials said on May 9 that the event was in violation of the rules. ASI officials said no permission was sought from the conservation body for […]

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What is its significance and why is it an architectural marvel

the Sun Martand temple in Jammu and Kashmirit is Anantnag saw a flurry of activity on Saturday May 7 as over a hundred devotees thronged the premises to observe Shankara Jayanti (Adi Shankaracharya’s birth anniversary). This was celebrated for the first time since the temple was declared a “site of national significance” by the Archaeological […]

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J&K LG Manoj Sinha joins pooja in the ruins of an ASI-protected temple

It is the second religious ceremony in three days at the site, which ASI has called a “site of national significance”. ASI does not allow prayers at a protected site unless it is a functioning place of worship at the time the organization takes charge of it. A press release issued by Sinha’s office said […]

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gangaikonda cholapuram: Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple An Excuse for Unesco Heritage Site | News from Trichy

Trichy: The Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected monument, languishes in utter neglect and keeps visitors away. The 1,000-year-old monument near Jayankondam in Ariyalur district, considered one of the three “great living Chola temples”, remained virtually black. The lights are inadequate and there are no information boards, making […]

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Burglars cook corned beef in Carapo Hindu temple

News Ria Chaitram 4 hours ago An open box of corned beed left by burglars at the Carapo Shiv Mandir. Photo courtesy of Hansraj Ramdhanie Burglars ransacked and desecrated a Hindu temple in Carapo, cooking corned beef in one of the pots used to make parsad, a traditional sweet made for religious ceremonies. Members of […]

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The 13th century Kakatiya temple in Khammam will be restored

Posted: Posted Date – 3:55 PM, Fri – 6 May 22 Hyderabad: A temple dating back to the Kakatiya period has been discovered amid thick jungle at Kusumanchi in Khammam district. The temple was hidden in dense vegetation consisting of thorny bushes and well-preached wild vines. Based on information provided by Katta Srinivas, President of […]

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Singapore Buddhist Temple Holds Pet Blessing Ceremony in Conjunction with Wesak Day Celebration | Life

Pet owners can also gift lights with their furkids to earn merits as a family for the upcoming Buddhist holy day. ― Photo via Facebook/Thekchen Choling Singapore KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — A Buddhist temple in Singapore is holding an inaugural pet blessing ceremony on the eve of Wesak Day. In a statement on his […]

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Buddhist nun teaches sustainability at Stanford with Korean temple cuisine – Buddhistdoor Global

At stanforddaily.com Venerable Jeong Kwan Seunim visited Stanford University on May 2 to give a demonstration of Korean temple cuisine. Buddhist nun Seon shared the monastic love for plant-based foods at an event at Stanford’s O’Donohue Family Educational Farm as part of a Stanford Food Institute Green Futures initiative ( SFI). The demonstration was organized […]

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The founder of the temple will speak of the cause and the condition

Many people are looking for answers to the sufferings experienced by sentient beings in the world. The founder of the Than Hsiang Temple in Penang, the Venerable Wei Wu, claimed that things happened due to causes and conditions. “At the individual level as well as at the collective level, nothing happens without cause or condition. […]

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Lepakshi Temple: a marvel of stone

Every nook and cranny of Lepakshi Temple, which is on UNESCO’s tentative heritage list, celebrates Vijayanagara architecture Every nook and cranny of the temple, which is on UNESCO’s tentative heritage list, celebrates Vijayanagara architecture It is a land dotted with as many stories and myths as beautiful sculptures and engravings. At each step a new […]

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Temple Theater added to Walk of Fame

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) – More artists and community members who had a big impact on Meridian now have their handprints and names embedded in the Queen City forever. The Temple Theater added names to its Walk of Fame at a ceremony on Wednesday, the second and third classes of honorees since no event took place […]

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Minecraft Player built a temple from Moon Knight

In Minecraft, players have the opportunity to explore their imagination to the fullest and harness their creative energies to create a lot of innovative things. The ability to create anything one’s mind can think of has allowed the game’s huge player base to come up with fresh and innovative ideas that help showcase their artistic […]

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Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan Seunim teaches Korean temple cuisine at the farm

Fri. Jeong Kwan Seunim browsed seasonal produce from the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm on Monday when she visited Stanford to give community members a cooking demonstration of Korean temple cuisine. In line with the green and forward-thinking future of the Stanford Food Institute (SFI), Buddhist nun Seon and recipient of Asia’s 50 Best Icon […]

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Five Hundred Years of Post-Temple Jewish Community Life in Palestine

Political scientist Shlomo Avineri argue that the resilience of the democratic tradition in modern Israel stems from centuries of communal self-reliance experienced by Diaspora Jews. He writes that due to the absence of a state and sovereignty, communities were ruled by their own members. I think it is important to add that this description also […]

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Shankaracharya Temple: History on a Hill

Professor Upendra Kaul Shankaracharya hill and temple is a feature of Srinagar city. It is a very historic hill. The top of it has been adorned with a structure in the architecture of ancient Kashmir. The temple is also considered an icon of Buddhist architecture. The hill, which has had several names over the centuries, […]

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The Serena Williams Building: Inside Nike’s New Temple of Creativity

Dazed travels to Portland, Oregon to tour Nike’s new million-square-foot building, located amid wetlands inhabited by beavers. Design Director John Hoke reflects on his inspiration, innovation and the future of space I stand on the fourth floor of Nike’s new Serena Williams building, watching a beaver in the wetlands below swim upstream, presumably to or […]

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In Uttarakhand, the Surkanda Devi Temple Ropeway Project has been launched

Published on: Monday May 2, 2022 From Kaddukhal to the revered Surkanda Devi temple in Tehri district of Uttarakhand, cable car services were introduced and inaugurated on Sunday by the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami. To the temple deity Siddhpeeth Maa Surkanda Devi, the BJP leader, after launching the cable car service, also […]

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Bigger temple to be built in Khajaguda despite restrictions

Hyderabad: The Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust, located at the historic rock site of Khajaguda, is set to rebuild a temple after demolishing the existing small one a few days ago due to “bad Vaastu”. However, if done, it will be in clear violation of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) laws, which protect the historic […]

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Jordan wants to restore the status quo of the Temple Mount? Here are 8 requests

Jordan has stepped up efforts to push Israel to respect a “historic” status quo at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem and avoid violent clashes between worshipers and security forces that could escalate into a wider conflict. Last week, Jordan notified Washington that it was ready to discuss the matter with Israel after the end […]

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Sinwar threatens ‘war’ on Israeli police activities on Temple Mount

(May 1, 2022 / JNS) Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar said on Saturday that a war would break out unless Israel stopped enforcing the law at Al Aqsa Mosque, and accused Knesset member Mansour Abbas of treason for joins the Israeli coalition government. “We must prepare for a big war if Israel does not […]

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Beginning of the renovation of the Shiva temple near Tirupattur

After decades, renovation works of the Anganaadeeswarar temple in Madavalam village near the city of Tirupattur started on Saturday. Officials said the ancient Shiva temple is around 600 years old, dating from the Vijayanagara period. Adorned with paintings, the temple, maintained by the Department of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE), bears its imprint of […]

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Accused was in contact with ISIS fighters and sympathizers via social media, UP ADG says

In the latest development of the Gorakhnath Temple attack, the accused Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi was in contact with ISIS fighters and sympathizers via social media. Prashant Kumar, ADG Law and Order, said analysis of data from many of his electronic devices, various social media accounts like Gmail, Twitter, Facebook and e-wallets was done. Abbasi, an […]

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What happened to Shirley Temple after fame?

As Shirley Temple entered adulthood, her career was booming, with film historian David Thomson observing that after transitioning from her bouncy blonde curls to a more mature look, she had become a “mundane teenager” (via New York Times). By 1949, audiences were losing interest in his films and Temple was losing a husband, divorcing John […]

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South Florida’s First Reformed Temple Celebrates Centennial – Sun Sentinel

South Florida’s first Reform Synagogue celebrates its 100th anniversary the weekend of May 6-7. Temple Israel of Greater Miami, which was founded in 1922, will kick off its centennial weekend celebration with a Legacy Shabbat at 6 p.m. on May 6. On May 7, it will host a gala and a concert. The May 7 […]

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APTDC optimistic about temple tourism

Visakhapatnam: As the tourism sector recovers from the Covid-19 crisis, Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) has big plans to develop the state’s tourist destinations. It specifically focuses on temple tourism with the help of Indian government and state government funds. “We are working with the Center to make PA a tourism hub. We plan […]

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The Toledo Buddhist Temple and the Future of Zen in North America

The Toledo Buddhist Temple and the Future of Zen in North America James Ishmael Ford Last weekend, I flew to the Midwest to attend two events in Toledo. One was to join as a witness in Karen Do’on Weik’s denbo (full dharma transmission) ceremony. The other was the groundbreaking ceremony for the new temple building […]

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Malayali actress Mythili gets married at Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple

Malayalam film industry actress Mythili got married to architect Sambath on April 28 at Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple. The couple will hold a reception later in Kochi, according to Indian Express. Brighty Balachandran is the original name of Mythili and she is from Konni in Kerala. The actor’s makeup artist has shared photos from his […]

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College Settlement Partners with Temple University Police for Summer Bike Program During 100th Anniversary Camp Season

College Settlement celebrates the 100th anniversary of its summer camp programs in 2022. he College Settlement of Philadelphia’s summer biking program has been recognized by the American Camp Association with the Eleanor Eelis Award for Program Excellence. Members of Temple University Police visited College Settlement Camp in Horsham on April 21, 2022 ahead of this […]

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Malayalam actress Mythili gets married at Guruvayur Temple. See beautiful wedding photos, mehendi ceremony

Malayalam actor Mythili got married to architect Sambath at Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple on April 28. The actor will host a wedding reception for his family and friends later in Kochi. Mythili’s original name is Brighty Balachandran. She is from Konni, Pathanamthitta in Kerala. The actor’s makeup artist shared beautiful photos and videos from his […]

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Preparations may begin soon for Latter-day Saint temple in Yorba Linda – Orange County Register

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints could begin preparations for a proposed new temple in Yorba Linda as early as mid-June. It would be the ninth temple built by the church in California, the second in Orange County. City officials recently approved the demolition of the church meetinghouse at Bastanchury Road and Osmond […]

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Evanston leaders discuss repairs with Northfield Temple

Former Evanston Councilman Robin Rue Simmons and Mayor Daniel Biss brought the conversation about repairs to Temple Jeremiah in Northfield earlier this week in a conversation moderated by Rabbi Paul F. Cohen. “I feel like I was elected to be a cheerleader for an amazing program, but it’s a program that we have because of […]

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The neon temple on the unmissable rooftop

Temple. Fun house. Mega church. Victorian visual artist Paul Yore uses many evocative words to describe Seeing Is Believing, but Feeling Is the Truth, a large six-by-six-by-five-meter installation he built especially for Rising. (For visualization purposes, that’s about four standard shipping containers, stacked two wide and two high.) “My idea, generally, with installation work is […]

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Caring for the Whole Patient – and Beyond – After Burns – Temple Burn Center

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A holistic approach — treating a patient’s body, mind and soul — has become a staple of many medical disciplines. It also improves burn care at the Temple Burn Center. “Understanding that burns are complex, that burns can also have lasting effects,” says Stephanie Velez, DPT, wound care specialist at Temple […]

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The ruins of an ancient temple dedicated to Zeus discovered in Egypt

By Samy Magdy | Associated press CAIRO — Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the ruins of a temple dedicated to the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, antiquities authorities said Monday. The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement that the ruins of the temple were discovered at the archaeological site of […]

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Renovated Ramatheertham Temple to Open Today – The New Indian Express

By Express press service VIZIANAGARAM: The renovated temple of Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy on the hills of Bodikonda in Ramatheertham village of Vizianagaram district is ready for inauguration at 7.30am on Monday. The temple was built with a stone structure and modern facilities according to Agama Sastra, the ancient temple building manual. The temple was […]

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Jordan concerned that the Muslim Brotherhood seizes the Temple Mount | The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com | Baruch Yedid / GST | Nisan 24, 5782 – April 24, 2022

Photo credit: Jamal Awad/Flash90 Jihadists wave the Hamas flag on the Temple Mount. April 22, 2022. The reasons for the unprecedented violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the presence of green Hamas flags on the Temple Mount should be sought from the Islamic Movement in Israel, Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood in general, said a […]

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India News | The third phase of restoration work on Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia is expected to be completed by 2025, Birla said

New Delhi, April 23 (PTI) The third phase of restoration work on the Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia is expected to be completed by 2025, Archaeological Survey of India officials involved in the project, Om Birla, informed on Saturday. chairman of the Lok Sabha. Birla, who heads an Indian parliamentary delegation to Cambodia, visited the […]

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Movie Songs Played on LED Screens Atop Tirumala Temple, Worshipers Are Shocked and Furious | India News

Tirupati: Worshipers at Tirumala Temple near here were shocked when an LED screen at the famous hilltop shrine started playing movie songs instead of spiritual songs. On Friday night, the LED screen in front of a shopping complex at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple suddenly started playing Hindi songs, leaving worshipers stunned as the screen is […]

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U.S. Congressional delegation pays homage to Golden Temple

A delegation of 19 members of the US Congress paid their respects on Friday at the Golden Temple where they praised the tradition of the Sikh community to provide “langar” without discrimination. The delegation consisted of Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (New York), Cory Booker (New Jersey), Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island), Mark Kelly (Arizona), and New York-17 […]

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Temples Protection Bill Reaches Parliament – Jammu and Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

BL SarafVivek Tankha, a member of the Rajya Sabha and a Kashmiri Pandit now installed in MP, introduced a Private Member’s Bill No. XV111 of 2022 in the Rajya Sabha titled Kashmiri Pandits (Recourse, Restitution, Rehabilitation And Resettlement) Bill, 2022. The bill is intended to do justice to the cause of internally displaced Pandits who […]

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Buddhist reformer BR Ambedkar to be honored with new statue at temple in England – Buddhistdoor Global

The new statue of BR Ambedkar will be unveiled in England. At birminghammail.co.uk The Wolverhampton Buddhist Temple, located about 30 kilometers northwest of Birmingham, England, has submitted plans for an updated statue of Dr BR Ambedkar (1891–1956). The existing statue of the Indian politician and social reformer was first unveiled at the temple in October […]

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In photos: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar

Image source: AP Gandhinagar: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, center, poses with Sadhus. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Thursday during his two-day visit to India. The British Prime Minister was accompanied by Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendrabhai Patel, UK High Commissioner to India, HE Alex Ellis. Next, Brahmaviharidas […]

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VP sees Borobudur temple ready to host Eid festival

Magelang, Jateng (ANTARA) – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin on Thursday observed the readiness of the Borobudur Temple Tourist Park (TWC) destination in Magelang, Central Java to host the Feast of Eid al-Fitr. “I visited priority tourist destinations to ensure that visitors can visit the Borobudur temple during the Eid al-Fitr holiday. This is because it […]

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Newly Engaged TV Featured Actor Navin Kanmani Visits Murugan Temple in Chennai

Tamil TV actor Navin Kumar and news anchor Kanmani Sekar, who recently got engaged, visited Murugan Temple, Chennai and shared some photos on Instagram recently. The couple shared photos of their visit to the temple on Instagram. In the photos, Naveen is seen with a Kanwar while Kanmani Sekar is dressed in a blue saree. […]

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All about Tungnath Temple in Uttarakhand, one of the highest temples of Lord Shiva in the world

While India is home to many temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, some are considered special due to their significance. Tungnath is one such temple, located amongst the majestic Tunganath Mountains, and is famous for being one of the tallest Shiva temples in the world. It is believed to have been discovered by Adi Sankacharya. All […]

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Temple Fundraising: A Practical Guide for Nonprofits

Fundraising for your temple may be difficult and frightening, especially if your temple is small. Providing for those in need is a central theme in several Hindu scriptures. Hindu philosophical texts, the Upanishads, address the issue of dāna (giving to an individual, in distress or need, as an act of virtue). A virtuous person possesses […]

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Temple Beth-El congregation buries books and says goodbye

On Monday morning, members of Temple Beth-El gathered at Oak City Cemetery for their last official act as a congregation. At this last meeting, the members buried books, according to Jewish tradition, which states that no religious book containing the name of God should be put in the trash or set on fire, but rather […]

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Accused successfully undergoes surgery after breaking two arm bones, to remain under observation for 8-10 days

The accused in the Gorakntah temple attack, Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi, who had broken two bones in his arm during the incident, underwent successful surgery in Gorakhpur on Wednesday, a doctor said. on April 4, Abbasi had attempted to force his way into the premises of Gorakhnath temple in Gorakhpur. Armed with a sharp weapon, he […]

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Tales of Sutradhara: Temple of Trishundya, place of monastic school and sectarian devotion

The peth neighborhoods of Pune hide within themselves rare and fascinating gems in the form of heritage monuments. Any avid explorer of the city who stumbles across an ornately carved temple, known as the Trishundya Ganapati Temple, is amazed to find the ornately carved, cave-like facade surviving amidst the crowded and towering modern buildings. The […]

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kopeshwar: Iit-b will carry out a structural audit of the temple of Kopeshwar | Kolhapur News

KOLHAPUR: Experts from IIT-Bombay will soon visit the ancient temple of Kopeshwar at Khidrapur, located about 60 km from the city of Kolhapur, to conduct a structural audit and suggest conservation measures for the historic temple. Around Rs. 100 crore has been set aside by the state government to undertake conservation works at eight ancient […]

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Washington D.C. Temple Open House Draws Diverse Visitors

KENSINGTON, Md. — Rev. David Collins was a fifth-grade student at a Catholic parochial school in northern Virginia when the Washington, DC Temple opened to the public for six weeks in 1974. “I remember the social studies teacher talking very excitedly about being able to go back and forth and telling us stories about it, […]

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What to expect when the Mormon Temple in Washington DC opens to the public

Placeholder while loading article actions The white and gold spiers of the Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington, Maryland are a recognizable sight for many Capital Beltway drivers. Right between Silver Spring and Chevy Chase, they have long been used as a useful geographic marker. But the Washington DC […]

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No Hindu temples emerged during the demolition of the Ek Minar Mosque in Raichur

A photo is shared on social media claiming it is a photo of the famous Virabhadreshwara temple which emerged during the demolition of a mosque in Raichur in Karnataka. Let’s check the assertion made in the message. The archived version of the message can be seen here. Claim: Photo of the Virabhadreshwara temple which emerged […]

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Cheyenne Curley – Assistant Coach – Staff Directory

Cheyenne Curley is entering her first season with Temple Women’s Basketball after joining the program as an assistant coach in April 2022. Curley, the 2021 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association thirty-under-30 winner, comes to Temple after spending the past seven seasons at Towson University, including three as assistant coach of the women’s basketball team. -ball. During […]

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Sai Pariwar hopes to raise $3 million for a new temple and cultural center in North Brunswick, NJ

Sai Pariwar flyer announcing the fundraiser. Photo: courtesy of the organizers Sai Pariwar, Inc. & Sai Mandir in North Brunswick, New Jersey, a 22-year-old non-profit organization, are hosting a fundraising event featuring Bollywood songs and music on Sunday 8 May 2022, at the Balaji Temple Auditorium in Bridgewater, New Jersey, to raise funds for the […]

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Washington DC Temple reopens to public in ‘lighthouse moment’ for Latter-day Saints

Kensington, MD. • The Washington DC Temple, the tallest among The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temples and one of its most prestigious, opened Monday to nonmembers for the first time in nearly half a century. Senior church officials greeted the media to highlight a renovation that began four years ago. Private tours […]

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Yakshagana’s play on Muslim legend twists the story of a Karnataka temple

Yakshagana followers say the act featuring the story of Bappa Beary has changed significantly over the years with recent versions caricaturing the Muslim legend. The founding myth of the Bappanadu Durgaparameshwari temple is familiar to almost everyone in Bappanadu, a seaside village near Mulki in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. The story goes that […]

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From Ajanta Caves to Mahabodhi Temple, Check Out These 5 Heritage Sites to Visit in India

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Every year, April 18 is celebrated as World Heritage Day around the world to raise awareness of the cultural heritage around us and promote their perseverance. The day is also known as International Day for Monuments and Sites. On this day, people do various kinds of activities like visiting […]

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chaitra yatra: more than 5 liters of devotees paint the Jyotiba temple pink | Kolhapur News

Kolhapur: More than five lakh devotees thronged Jyotiba temple at Wadi-Ratnagiri hill in Kolhapur on the occasion of Chaitra Yatra which ended on Saturday with great fanfare. The annual yatra was held after two years due to Covid restrictions and devotees from across Maharashtra and neighboring states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh swarmed the temple, […]

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Accused in Gorakhnath temple attack charged under UAPA: Cops | Latest India News

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) invoked the strict Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) against the accused Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi in the Gorakhnath temple attack case, it has been reported senior police officials on Saturday. Abbasi was taken into custody for 14 days after his custody ended on Saturday afternoon, they added. The UAPA allows […]

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A gift that keeps on giving

April 16, 2022 | 05:15 IST Rebuilding the Temple: A Gift that Keeps Giving Amita Kanekar Twenty million rupees of public money was earmarked in Pramod Sawant’s state budget to “rebuild and restore temples and heritage sites destroyed by the Portuguese”. The words “and heritage sites” seem almost inclusive, as the government is actually thinking […]