Tumkur Siddaganga Swami celebrates 105th birthday

Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Siddaganga Swamiji

Tumkur: The Siddaganga Math (Lingayat) Swamiji Shivakumar celebrated his 105th birthday, in the Company of heir Siddalinga, and several other monks from monasteries in the state, such as Beli Math Swami, were present to greet the elderly seer. The doyen among the Lingayat monks got up at dawn and offered worship at the tomb of […]

Devotees on Lentine Friday stung by wild Bees on way

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Belthangady: During Lent of 40 days fasting on the last Friday(on March 30) before Good Friday(of Crucifixion of Christ on Golgotha hill by Romans), Catholic devotees offering service at various stations here of the bearing of Cross on Gadaikallu hill(or Jamalabad) in Nada village, in Belthangady taluk, were tested by angry wild Bees that attacked […]

Jain Guru in Dharmasthala after a decade: taken in procession to Manjunatha Temple

Friday, March 16th, 2012
Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji

Dharmasthala: Dedicating a Jain library of scriptural books at the local Chandranath Basadi(Jain temple), Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji in his benedictory address, told a devout gathering that if they removed dirty thoughts from the mind and cleaned it up, the Universal Light from God is bound to illuminate them in their lotus-like hearts of purity. The […]

Kadri Temple besieged by devotees on MahaShivaratri

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Mangalore: Pujas were held at Kadri Sri Manjunatheshwara temple on Monday, the Maha Shivaratri day which is twice blessed in 2012. Devotees thronged the age-old Navanatha Temple in large numbers, to offer prayers and conduct divine services. Prayers for Universal peace and welfare were made Rama Adiga, temple priest, led the rituals which will go […]

Six Killed In Bhavnath Temple annual Mahashivratri fair Stampede

Monday, February 20th, 2012
Bhavnath Temple Stampede

Rajkot  : Six people were killed and 12 others injured in a stampede that broke out on Sunday night at Bhavnath temple’s annual Mahashivratri fair in the foothills of Mount Girnar in Gujarat’s Junagadh district. According to police, the stampede occured following panic after the brakes of a four-wheeler at the fair venue apparently failed. […]

Devotees perform Urulu Seve at Kudroli temple for Shivarathri

Sunday, February 19th, 2012
kudroli Temple Uruluseve

Mangalore : The devotees at Kudroli Shri Gokarnatheshwara Temple performed a Urulu Seve ritual as part of Shivarathi and centenary of the temple at temple premises on Feb 19 Sunday. Former Union minister Janardhan Poojary performed this ritual along with large number of devotees. Apart from this a rathotsava was also held on this occasion. […]

Protest held against NH widening that could destroy Kanipura Kshetra

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Protest held against NH widening that could destroy Kanipura Kshetra

Kasaragod: Several religious leaders and devotees of Kanipura Gopalkrishna Kshetra, which is threatened by road widening in a 120km. long national highway stretch, took out a protest procession on Tuesday in town(January 24), and picketed the DC’s office here. Udupi Kaniyoor Mutt Swamiji Vidya Vallabha Tirtha led the procession by inaugurating it. The march started […]

Over two lakh devotees assemble for Gangasagar fair

Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Gangasagar fair

Sagar Island  : Tens of thousands of devotees have assembled at the Sagar Island in West Bengal to take a dip in the Ganga where it flows out into the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. The state government has made elaborate arrangements for the annual Gangasagar fair beginning Saturday.  “Over two […]

Idol of Deyi baiditi installed at Kankanady Garodi

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
Idol of Deyi baiditi installed at Kankanady Garodi

Mangalore: An idol of Deyi Baiditi (native doctor), mother of twins Koti-Chennaya was installed here at Kankanady Brahma Baidarkala Garodi, for which religious rituals were  started on Monday Jan 2 here. B.Janardhan Poojary presided over the public function. He stated that devotees with faith in deities they serve, succeed in lives, for which there were […]

13 couples unite in wedlock on New Year’s Day

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Bantwal: 13 couples got married in a common function organised by a Avdhoot Nityananda  govinda Swami Trust, at NGs Bhajan Mandir on Sunday, New Year’s day, which was also a Punyatithi day of the noble soul. Thousands of yogi Nithynanda devotees attended the mass ceremony including Mysore Hasan Mataji, Belgaum Vijayanad Swami and DK RSS […]