Partab Bajaj, who led a group of Hindu pilgrims that visited Pakistan recently, had promised to arrange some deities
from India by February 2018.
If you are spiritual enough, go into the sanctum sanctorum of your home and heart where you have established your deities
, close the door, and commune with them.
Faure discusses these deities
in meticulous detail, paying specific attention to numerous aspects of his subjects.
Sammakka-Sarakka festival, in which the women pilgrims carry jaggery over their heads as an offering to the deities
has grown in size and popularity over the years in to a massive celebration of tribal culture and religious traditions.
sometimes partook in the people's merriment, but when they were asleep the boisterous merrymaking was very disturbing.
We are thankful to author and publisher for the inclusion of thorough indices: of personal names, of deities
and demons, of geographical names, of concepts, and of texts cited.
CAIRO - A team of Swedish archaeologists has discovered a rare 2,500-year-old wall relief depicting two pharaonic deities
south of Cairo, Egyptian officials said on Tuesday.
There are around 400 'Theyyams' representing various local deities
, legendary and mythological characters.
THE controversy over devotees climbing onto the chariots and touching the deities
of the Puri Jagannath temple during the Rath Yatra has been laid to rest with the Orissa High Court upholding the view of Puri Shankarcharya and the temple management committee that only the servitors (sevayatas) associated with the rituals had the right to climb the chariots.
African Narratives of Orishas, Spirits and Other Deities
This essay will culminate with an exploration of anusmrti, dhyana (the rituals of recollection) in which the deity image is imagined and the rituals offered to the deities
It is believed that many pre-Hindu deities
reside in the groves.
1) Starting from the eastern staircase and traversing the perambulatory in a clockwise direction, we find narrative reliefs of the Ramayana on the balustrade wall on our left, and iconic reliefs of 24 seated male deities
, each flanked by several attendants--collectively referred to in the accompanying iconographic plan (Figure 1) as 'lokapala with attendants'--on our right, that is, on the temple body proper.
2 -- UTV Interactive, the digital arm of UTV, launched "Divya Kathayein", an audio product to offer Mythological stories on Indian deities
on mobile phones.
More detailed topics include the silent god in agnosticism and atheism, the biblical roots, reasons for silence between humans, letters to deities
, visions and oracles, broken communication between God and man, and God's word in human guise.