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Why should you visit a temple?

India is a land of temples. Our country has many beautiful and fascinating temples in every city and village. It’s our tradition to visit temple during festivals and other auspicious occasions. People visit temples to seek blessings of the God for happiness, well-being and prosperity for their families. Going to temple calms the mind and brings a sense of peace in you. ​ Going to temple is of religious significance. But besides that, going to temple has scientific basis too. Here...

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Be the change you wish to see in the world

We all just love to see the movies and serials in which hero takes a stand for a girl, society or a family. The claps don't stop and keep on roaring at the best. The moment a girl raises her voice, do we do the same? The answer is yes and why it is so is because it’s a movie or a film. If the same woman in your family raises voice, do you people give a heed ear or do you even bother? The answer in many cases is no. The women are often being told to shut their mouth in the name of...

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Women's Day Special

I know that women's day falls in the month of March. But I feel that each day is a women's day because of the role they play in our lives. This post is regarding the importance and sacrifices of women with respect to Islam . In the very early days of Islam, it would be a daring act or even stupid to declare the acceptance of Islam by anyone in the Arabia . The society was divided between masters and slaves. Those masters feared that they would eventually loose their thousand...

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Women in 19th century India

 The 19th century India, also known as the ‘Period of Indian Renaissance’ is a salient episode during the struggle for India’s independence. It witnessed a drastic increase in reformation activities. Although many sections in the society needed immediate attention, the womenfolk couldn’t ever have required more instantaneous heed. During the 19th century in India, the social state of woman had deteriorated to the most deplorable level where they...

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Radhashtami

The festival of Radhashtami is celebrated with great pomp and show on the eighth day of the bright fortnight (shukla paksha ashtami) during the month of Bhadra (August – September). It is a very significant and auspicious festival for the devotees. It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Radharani. Srimati Radharani is the mother of the entire universe and on the auspicious day of Radhashtami, the devotees pray to her to bless them with Krishna-prema. Radhashtami...

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