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UP Yogi Adityanath to Develop Integrated Temple Information System

LUCKNOW: Yogi Adityanath Government in Uttar Pradesh plans to create an integrated online temple information system which will include descriptions, details and history of all temples in the state, as well as road maps for tourists. The Department of Religious Affairs previously instructed the general manager of UP Electronics Corporation to develop software and upload […]

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The revamped Taratarini Temple is a unique example of Utkal architecture and sculpture: Odisha CM

Ganjam: Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the revamped and renovated outskirts of Maa Taratarini’s famous Shakti Peetha in Ganjam district. Hundreds of devotees thronged the Shakti Peetha on the last day of the five-day Pratistha Mahostav, which was held amid Vedic chanting, the sound of conches, bells and gongs. The Odisha […]

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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 […]