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Entry of Muslim youths barred at garba dance venues in Godhra, Gujarat. 

Posted by hinduexistence on September 17, 2014

Muslim youths barred at garba dance venues in Godhra. That policy should be maintained in all other Hindu festivals also everywhere.

GarbaHE News Bureau | Vadodara | 16 Sept 2019:: It may be a hard task to prevent motivated participation of the Muslims in the Hindu festival to humiliate its rituals or to grab Hindu girls for Love Jihad or to put any Jijadi impact otherwise. But Hindus of Godhra issued notice for a ban of Muslims in the Garba Dance Festival Godhra in the soil of controversy, Gujarat. Barely 10 days before the nine-day dance festival kicks off in Gujarat, a rightwing group that identifies itself as Hindu Asmita Heet Rakshak Samiti (HAHRS) has issued a diktat in Godhra that Muslim youths should not be allowed to enter garba venues in the town to counter ‘love Jihad’.

The samiti claims that it issued the diktat as Muslim youths enter garba venues to lure Hindu girls.

On Saturday , VHP leader Dr Pravin Togadia had called for the same in Amreli and said that identity cards of every person should be checked.”We will contact all garba organizers in Gujarat and across the country to request them to check the identity of all youths. Navratri is a religious festival and Muslims should not be allowed here,” Togadia told Times of  India, as appeared the matter in its 17 Sept, Delhi Edition.

TOI captures the news as, “Muslim boys luring Hindu girls at garba venues has always remained a problem in Godhra. If Muslims have problem with everything including singing `Vande Mataram’, why should they be allowed at garba venues?” said Jaimin Shah, one of the leaders of HAHRS.

Some organizers have agreed to allow Muslim youths only if they are accompanied by their family. Accord ing to the samiti, they have also received support from major garba organizers in Godhra and formed a team of volunteers to stop Muslim youth.

“Around 1,500 members will keep a check at the venues,” said Shah, adding that the group, which hasn’t registered itself, is holding awareness meetings since over a fortnight.

“We won’t allow any Muslim youth to our garba to avoid `love Jihad’,” said P B Baria, organizer of Aadhya Shakti Garba Mahotsav, which draws a crowd of 35,000. “If they come with their families, they are disciplined. So, we will allow Muslim families inside the venue,” he said.

“We don’t want any kind of disturbance and hence we have agreed that we will not collect donation from Muslims nor issue passes,” said K T Parikh, organizer of Maa Shakti Garba Group. “We, however have no means to check whether any Muslim or a Hindu is entering the garba venue.”

Actually, such restrictions were imposed in some places in United States in a separate way of action where the Hindu organisers of such Hindu festival installed Hindu deities for worship  in the entry so that all the participants  were compelled to offer sandal paste, sindoor (vermilion) and flowers to the deities as a compulsion with taking prasadam and amritam. With this arrangements all the Muslim participants compelled to avoid such Hindu religious and cultural programmes.

“Those who have not any respect on Motherland as an identical for of Goddess Aadhya Shakti or Mata Durga (Navratri is a special awareness/ consciousness creating festival dedicated to Mata Durga) and who are not ready to utter Vande Mataram, why they are so interested to come to our Garba festival attached to Navratri?”, said one of the organiser to Hindu Existence.

Shri Upananda Brahmachari, Editor of Hindu Existence appreciated the matter with a tips that if  Muslim groups of Gujarat or other places are so interested to join Garba or love so much Garba, they should start Garba in Navratri and they should make effort to unveil their women and girls (from burqa) for getting them in their programme. No problem. This policy maintained in Godhra for Garba must be adopted by Hindus in all other religious and cultural programmes tagged with Hindu Dharma, for the sacntity, safety and security of Hindus.

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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan temple at Robbinsville, New Jersey will be the Largest Hindu Temple in modern times.

Posted by hinduexistence on August 8, 2014

World’s Largest Hindu Temple Being Built in New Jersey.

 BAPS, Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Shri Swaminarayan temple, New Jersey, Robbinsville, World's Largest Hindu Temple in New Jersey

BAPS, Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Shri Swaminarayan temple, New Jersey, Robbinsville, World’s Largest Hindu Temple in New Jersey

Hindu Existence Media Bureau | New Delhi | Re-posting: 8 August 2014::  The world’s largest Hindu temple is about to open in Robbinsville, New Jersey.

The Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Shri Swaminarayan temple, known as a mandir, is a 162-acre complex which broke ground in 2009 and is set for completion in 2017.

According to The Times of India, 2,000 artisans in Rajasthan are hand-crafting the temples in Italian and Rajasthani marble. The finished pieces are then assembled in New Jersey by a team of master craftsmen.

The first phase of the project, The Great Prayer Hall — with seating for 1000 people — and Shikharbaddh Mandir temple will be inaugurated in August 2014.

Remaining construction includes a youth activity center, visitor’s center and food court, and a second, larger temple, the Great Akshardham Mandir, expected to be completed in 2017.

The current Guinness Book of World Records holder for the world’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple is the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, India, which sits on a 59-acre complex.

A special report update: In New Jersey’s Desi Central, a great Hindu temple rises:: TOI.

Spiritual leader His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj also holds the Guinness world record for creating and consecrating the most temples by one person — 713 temples in five continents between April 1971 and November 2007.

Courtesy: NBC News,  TOI & other links used here.

Related: One of World’s Largest Temples to be Inaugurated in New Jersey:: NDTV.

162-acre Akshardham coming up in New Jersey:: TOI.

$150 million Akshardham temple coming up in New Jersey:: The Amerian Bazar.

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Rescue Ganga through ‘Ganga Manthan’ under the advice of Hindu saints and experts.

Posted by hinduexistence on June 13, 2014

Centre to hold ‘Ganga Manthan’ before finalizing its river rejuvenation blueprint. 

Ganga Puja

PM Narendra Modi perform the ‘Ganga Puja’ religious ritual with Rajnath Sing and Amit Shah on the banks of the river Ganga in Varanasi.

The government will hold ‘Ganga Manthan’ here in the national Capital early next month to take their views along with suggestions of environmentalists, water conservationists, NGOs and local elected representatives.

Their views\suggestions will subsequently be shared with a Committee of Secretaries (CoS) who have been working on a comprehensive plan to develop the river.

“Idea of the ‘Ganga Manthan’ is to bring all concerned citizens, including ‘sadhus’ and ‘saints’, at one platform where they can exchange their views and suggest ways and means to rejuvenate the river,” said water resources minister Uma Bharti.

She said though this programme would be called ‘Ganga Manthan’, it will include discussions over Yamuna and other important rivers of the country which need to be cleaned and developed on priority basis.

Emphasizing that the river cannot remain clean unless every citizen cooperates, she said her ministry would approach the issue by making the Ganga rejuvenation plan a ‘Jan Andolan’ (people’s movement).

The ministry will soon launch a website on the river Ganga. “Suggestion for cleaning Ganga will be invited from all over the world through this website,” said the minister.

She said her ministry would not only get inspiration from how river Thames in London was kept clean but also from how people in some remote Rajasthan villages maintained river bank.

“I think modernization without westernization is possible,” she said.

Haridwar Ganga Aarti

Haridwar Ganga Aarti

Govt must invite these three seers dedicated for Ganga: Swami Nischalananda Saraswati (Shankaracharya, Govardhan Peetham, Puri), Swami Avimukteshwaranand  (Aviral Ganga-Nirmal Ganga) and Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (Ganga Seva Abhiyanam). ~ Hindu Existence.  

Courtesy: TOI.

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Starting a Hindu Era of Prime Ministership in Bharat. NaMo at Kashi Vishwanath Darshan and Ganga Aarti.

Posted by hinduexistence on May 19, 2014

Starting a Hindu Era of Prime Ministership in Bharat (India).

Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi visits Varanasi, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple and performs Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat of Varanasi. 

Narendra Modi visits Varanasi, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple

Modi Prays to Kashi Vishwanath

Narendra Modi in Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

PTI | AGENCIES | VARANASI | 17 MAY 2014::  A day after clinching the city, Narendra Modi today visited Varanasi and offered prayers at famous Kashi Vishwanath temple. 

After visiting the temple, the Prime Minister elect went to famed Dashashwamedh Ghat and took part in ‘Ganga Aarti’ for about half-an-hour amid chanting of ‘shlokas’ and blowing of coonch shells. 

Modi was accompanied by BJP president Rajnath Singh, his close aide Amit Shah and party UP chief Lakshmikant Bajpai. 

His coming to the holy city is seen as a gesture of gratitude towards people here who have elected him by a huge margin of over 3 lakh votes. 


The Gujarat chief minister thanked people here for playing a major role in the formation of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. 

A huge electronic lotus (artificial lotus) was floated in the middle of the Ganga river. 

Narendra Modi attemding Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Narendra Modi attending Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Local police along with Gujarat police, local intelligence unit sleuths and central forces were deployed in the entire area on the banks of the Ganga river at Rajendra Prasad ghat. 

Passes were mostly issued to BJP leaders and workers and common people were restricted to the ghat where Modi visited. 

Even people at the adjacent Meer ghat and Shitla ghat were restricted to pass through the Rajendra Prasad ghat. 

Narendra Modi received a rapturous welcome in Varanasi as he visited his constituency in a show of gratitude on Saturday, a day after the BJPs resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections.

Mr. Modi participated in a grand Ganga aarti at the famed Dashashwamedh Ghat.

“I bow before the people of Varanasi for having so much faith in me,” Mr. Modi said in his thanksgiving speech from a makeshift stage at the ghat.

Modi also tweeted that: “When I see the pitiable condition of Ganga I feel pained but I feel it is Maa Ganga who has decided I have to do something for Her.”

He told emphatically that “Need of the hour is to restore the glory of the Ganga. Today Maa Ganga is calling us, her children to make the river clean once again”.

Amid tight security arrangements, Mr. Modi walked down to the Ghat, followed by BJP president Rajnath Singh and his close aide Amit Shah, after performing puja at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple here.

Many newly elected BJP MP’s of Poorvanchal region were present at the ghat to welcome Modi here . 

Modi offers prayers at Kashi temple in Varanasi: ABP News.


Ganga Arti at Dashashwamedh Ghat attracts huge crowds on a daily basis and it had witnessed a bomb explosion in 2010 which had killed two persons and left several others injured. 

Narendra Modi attends ‘Ganga Aarti’ in Varanasi: Zee News.

Related: Live: Narendra Modi attend Varanasi Ganga Aarti at “Dashashwamedh Ghat”: India TV.

In Varanasi, Modi seeks blessings of Ganga and people: The Hindu. 

Courtesy: PTI | The Hindu | India TV | Zee News | ABP News.

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Shubh Deepavali 2013.

Posted by hinduexistence on November 2, 2013

ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय । 
तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । 
मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय । 
ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥
Om, Lead us from Unreality (of Transitory Existence) to the Reality (of Self). Lead us from the Darkness (of Ignorance) to the Light (of Spiritual Knowledge). Lead us from the Fear of Death to the Knowledge of Immortality. Om Peace, Peace, Peace.
शुभ दीपावली ~ उपानन्द ब्रह्मचारी एवम हिन्दु अस्तित्व (फोरम) परिवार ॥ 
Shubh Deepavali ~ Upananda Brahmachari and Hindu Existence (Forum) Family.

Shubh Deepavali -Hindu Existence

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Prayers resume. Kedarnath Temple reopens after 86 days.

Posted by hinduexistence on September 11, 2013

After 86 days, prayers resume at Kedarnath Temple. 

M_Id_418723_KedarnathKEDARNATH |PTI | Sep 11, 2013::  The deathly silence brooding over Kedarnath since the June calamity hit Uttarakhand broke early on Wednesday morning by the chanting of Vedic hymns as prayers resumed at the Himalayan shrine, 86 days after ravaging floods left over 400 people dead in the Kedar valley.

Shortly after the dawn, as the clock stuck seven, the chief priest of the 6th century shrine, Rawal Bhima Shankar Ling Shivacharya, unlocked the portals of the temple and stepped into the sanctum-sanctorum to perform the puja.
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The prayers commenced on Wednesday on Sarwartha Siddi Yog, considered to be auspicious.Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, who was also scheduled to attend the prayers along with some of his ministerial colleagues, could not take off from Dehradun due to inclement weather.
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The Kedar Valley is enveloped in a thick veil of fog and various media teams, which had to come here to cover the ceremony, are stuck in Guptkashi, some 22 kilometres from here, due to bad weather.The Puja began with a ‘shuddhikaran’ (purification) of the temple and ‘prayashchitikaran’ (atonement for prolonged suspension of prayers at the shrine).The chief priest was accompanied by a large number of ‘teerth’ purohits and Badrinath Kedarnath Samiti officials.

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The shrine reverberated with the collective recitals of Vedic hymns and blowing of conch shells.

However, the resumption of prayers at the 13,500 ft-high shrine is of limited nature, as no pilgrim is being allowed right now to visit the temple.

A meeting is scheduled to be held on September 30 to decide the date for resumption of Yatra to the famed Himalayan temple.

The temple, cleaned and spruced up for the occasion, came back to life after the deathly silence of all these months.

Prayers at the shrine were suspended after the flash floods wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand, especially in the hill districts of Rudraprayag, Urttarakashi, Chamoli and Pittoragrh, leading to the death of over 600 people as per official figures, and leaving more than 4,000 missing.

Courtesy: PTI | TOI | Indian Express | DD News | iTVNews | tV9 | Agencies.

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More than 50,000 devotees have visited Amarnath Cave in five days. Over 5 lakhs to join Amarnath Yatra 2013.

Posted by hinduexistence on July 2, 2013

Amarnath Yatra 2013. Pious venture to retain Kashmir within Bharat.  More than 50,000 devotees have visited Amarnath Cave in five days. 600,000 pilgrims have registered.

Amarnath 2013Jammu | HE News Bureau | 2nd July 2013:: Over 50,000 pilgrims have already paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas in the last five days even as the sixth batch of 1,785 devotees left for their journey in Jammu on Tuesday.

A convoy of 70 vehicles carrying 1,785 devotees left from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu at around 5.05am towards Amarnath to pay obeisance at the holy cave shrine, police said here on Tuesday.

The sixth batch, including 1,395 male, 326 women and 14 children, apart from 50 sadhus, was on its way to twin base camps of Pahalagam and Baltal in Kashmir valley. Over 50,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir till Monday evening.

Of these, 35,627 pilgrims paid obeisance of the holy ice-lingam (Barfani Baba) at the cave shrine till Sunday evening, while the rest had darshan on next days. Besides this, 1250 pilgrims flew in choppers to the cave shrine.

Earlier, a convoy of 80 vehicles carrying 2,168 pilgrims left from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu on Monday at around 5.35 AM for twin base camps of Pahalagam and Baltal Kashmir, police said. The batch included 1,525 men, 460 women and 35 children, apart from 148 priests, they said.

The first batch of over 3,000 pilgrims left for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security from here Thursday morning on 27th June 2013.

The annual pilgrimage officially commenced from Friday (28.06.2013) when the first batch left  for the cave shrine from Pahalgam and Baltal, the base camps of the yatra.

The batch comprising of 3,157 yatris, including 563 women and 37 children, was flagged off by State tourism minister G.A. Mir at Jammu base camp. The batch left from Yatri Niwas in a fleet of 96 vehicles, including 75 buses and 21 LMVs at around 5.45 a.m. amid tight security and in presence of several civil and police officials. As per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) only 15,000 yatris will be allowed to move towards the Amarnath cave shrine everyday — 7,500 from Pahalgam and an equal number from Baltal.

Amarnath Yatra 5 time Costlier than earlier

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the safe passage of the yatra, with sufficient security personnel being deployed en route, to foil any untoward incident, a senior police official said. The vehicles coming into the State are being checked at Lakhanpur and are issued a ‘Traffic Check Sticker’. Besides, high-level surveillance is being done with police forces checking the vehicles at different spots across Jammu city, he said. However, the vehicles with the ‘Traffic Check Sticker’ are not re-checked en route their destination.

Some Jihadi groups of Kashmir have already threatened the Amarnath Yatra 2013, which could not affect to restrain any Amarmath devotees from the Yatra anyway.  The Amarnath Yatra will continue upto  Sharvani Purnima – Raksha Bandhan falls on  21 August 2013.

After Kedarnath disaster in Uttarakhand, the Govt agencies deployed in Amarnath Yatra are kept cautioned to control any situation in crisis.

This year 600,000 pilgrims have registered themselves for the yatra. Authorities have made it clear that no unregistered person will be
permitted to undertake the journey that passes through some of the most treacherous mountain routes in Kashmir Himalayas.

Over 5 lakh devotees are likely to pay their Puja (ultimate ritualistic obeisance) to Barfani Baba – Shri Shri Amarnath Ji, in this year to carry a mission of  National Integration of Bharat. Sri Amarnath Yatra is now turned very significant as a pious venture to retain Kashmir within Bharat to curb Jihadi threats to separate Kashmir from our holy motherland.

For the facilities of the devotee of Amarnath Yatra over 500 Dharmik Organisations and  NGOs have opened their Service Centers/Camps for Free Medical, Food, Temporary stay and other assistance. The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board is also extending all possible facilities for the yatris. Details can be obtained from their website: http://www.shriamarnathjishrine.com .

Watch videos for Shri Shri  Amarnath Yatra 2013.

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Greetings of Sri Ram Navmi. Chant Ramraksha Stotram. It’s not just a chant. It’s Powerful and Blissful.

Posted by hinduexistence on April 19, 2013

Jai Sri Ram

Greetings of Sri Ram Navmi to all.

Ramraksha stotra: Not just a divine chant.

Barkha Mathur | Nagpur | TNN | Apr 19, 2013:: The nine days of ChaitraNavratri, from GudiPadwa till Ram Navami, are filled with chants of Ramrakshastotra. The same can be heard at temples, homes and in groups, as people come together for collective recitals.

Considered to be one of the most sacred chants, it has tremendous powers to protect a devout from evil, says Prafulla Nandangiri, secretary of Bhonsla Ved Shala in Mahal. “There are a total of 38 shlokas, of which some like the 35th one is ‘siddha’. Reciting it can provide mental strength to a person, by making him feel fearless,” he says. This is a siddha stotra for complete protection of body and when read 1,300 times, it can destroy all dangers that a person may be facing, says Nandangiri.

“Ramraksha is also considered to be good for a newborn child and the new mother, and is read out while tying the black thread around the neck of an infant,” he says, adding that there are different rhythms for reciting it.

“The stotra focuses on all parts of the body and invokes Lord Ram to protect them. So, it is recited for children and also for those afflicted with some disease,” explains Kapil Chandrayan, a student of astrology. For best results, it should be read in Sanskrit for the vibrations that emanate through chanting of these sacred mantras, suggests Chandrayan.

Recitals of Ramraksha stotra are considered good during Chaitra Navratri as at this time god is present with all his powers in the sanctum sanctorum of temples, says Prasad Joshi, who is studying scriptures. “I recite the Ramraksha stotra as it helps me to master incantation of different chants. It has been written with anushtup chan as its poetic meter, which is a four-part mantra with 32 letters in one stanza. During these nine days, reading and reciting these sacred mantras is very effective.” <Read details here.>

[Courtesy: TOI].

ॐ 
राम रामेति रामेति,
रमे रामे मनोरमे ।
सहस्रनाम तत्तुल्यं,
रामनाम वरानने ॥
Raam Raameti Raameti,
Rame Raame Manorame |
Sahasra-naama Taththulyam,
Raama-naama Varaanane ||

THE POWER OF RAMRAKSHA STOTRAM.

The Complete Ramraksha Stotram in Snaskrit: 

॥ श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रम्‌ ॥ – Shri Ram Raksha Stotram

॥ श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रम्‌ ॥
 
श्रीगणेशायनम: ।
अस्य श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रमन्त्रस्य ।
बुधकौशिक ऋषि: ।
श्रीसीतारामचंद्रोदेवता ।
अनुष्टुप्‌ छन्द: । सीता शक्ति: ।
श्रीमद्‌हनुमान्‌ कीलकम्‌ ।
श्रीसीतारामचंद्रप्रीत्यर्थे जपे विनियोग: ॥
 
॥ अथ ध्यानम्‌ ॥
 
ध्यायेदाजानुबाहुं धृतशरधनुषं बद्दद्पद्‌मासनस्थं ।
पीतं वासोवसानं नवकमलदलस्पर्धिनेत्रं प्रसन्नम्‌ ॥
वामाङ्‌कारूढसीता मुखकमलमिलल्लोचनं नीरदाभं ।
नानालङ्‌कारदीप्तं दधतमुरुजटामण्डनं रामचंद्रम्‌ ॥
 
॥ इति ध्यानम्‌ ॥ 
 
राम रामेति रामेति रमे रामे मनोरमे ।
सहस्रनाम तत्तुल्यं रामनाम वरानने ॥३८॥
 
इति श्रीबुधकौशिकविरचितं श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रं संपूर्णम्‌ ॥
 
॥ श्री सीतारामचंद्रार्पणमस्तु ॥

Know the meaning of Sri Ramraksha Stotram and just chant  Sri Ramraksha Stotram 18 times today in any Temple or Home with full of devotion followed by regular chanting once a day and see the Miracle ~ Upananda Brahmachari, Hindu Existence. 

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Liberate Bhojshala to regain Hindu Rights through a Mighty Fight. Jai Shri Ram!

Posted by hinduexistence on January 30, 2013

Bhojshala Yagna Kund Vagdevi Bhojshala and Kamal Maulana Dargah Police lathicharged Hindus

Bhojshala : Ayodhya of Madhya Pradesh !

saffron flag‘Bhojshala’ is an ancient and the only temple of Mata Saraswati, built by Raja Bhoj in 1034 AD. (‘See Photo Evidences’) Bhojshala was home to thousands of students and scholars and it was main centre of education. Attacks on Bhojshala started from 1305 AD and Muslims built today’s Kamal Moulana dargah near Bhojshala. (‘Read Detailed Timeline of Facts’)

saffron flagBhojshala has become victim of Governments of Madhya Pradesh due to appeasement of Muslims for votes. Today Archeological Survey of India (ASI) allows everyone to go inside Bhojshala ‘as a tourist’ with fees. On tuesday, Hindus can enter in Bhojshala and they are allowed to take flowers and akshata. But since the new idol of Vagdevi is seized by Madhya Pradesh government and kept in Gwalior jail, Hindus can’t offer anything to Saraswati Mata. On friday, Muslims are allowed to offer Namaz in Bhojshala complex. Vasant (Basant) Panchami, also known as Mata Saraswati Jayanti is the only day in the year on which Hindus are allowed to perform full-fledge puja by taking idol or photo of Mata Saraswati inside Bhojshala. So Muslims can offer Namaz in Bhojshala 52 times in a year, but Hindus can perform puja only once in a year. It should be noted that Dhar, where Bhojshala is located, has 16 mosques to offer Namaz.

saffron flagWhat do you want in Bhojshala on this Vasant Panchami (15th February 2013) - Puja or Namaz ?

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 saffron flagIn year 2006, Vasant (Basant) Panchami was on friday, so the demand of the Hindus to perform puja in Bhojshala for the full day was refused and the police also used force against Hindu devotees and arrested many. Now this year 2013, again Vasant (Basant) Panchami happens to be on friday and Hindu Devotees are demanding to perform puja for the whole day and restrict Muslims to offer Namaz in Bhojshala on this day. Also the BJP Govt. should release Vagdevi (Mata Saraswati) idol from Gwalior Jail, which was installed by Hindus in Bhojshala.

For details refer tabs Timeline of Facts and Photo Evidences.

O Hindus, take up this challenge and do your duty towards Dharma !

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  • on 15th February 2013, ‘Bhoj-shala’ should be made available to Hindus instead of Muslims for ‘namaz’, as it is the day of Vasant Panchami falling on Friday. 
  • The Government should release the idol of Shri Vagdevi made of ‘Ashta-dhatu (8 metals) from the Gwalior jail.
  • From the evidences, it is amply clear that Bhojshala is nothing but a Hindu temple and hence it should be handed over to Hindus completely.
  • The Government should restrict Muslims permanently to enter and offer Namaz in Bhojshala.
  • Today it is observed that few fanatics and miscreants are damaging ancient idols of Deities and other signs of temple. This damage should stop immediately and Government should ensure that these idols and signs should not get harmed.
  • Bring back the original idol of Shri Vagdevi from London Museum.

Courtesy: HJS. Please reach Bhojshala Shrine on Basanta Panchami or at least participate in the signature Campaign.<< Click here. 

Watch Videos about History of Bhojshala and Fight by Hindus

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Hindus reject Jagaddhatri Puja Celebrations at Tehatta (Nadia, West Bengal) in a protest to Islamic Pro-activism by the State Administration.

Posted by hinduexistence on November 20, 2012

Tehatta Jagaddhatri Puja Coordination Committee resolved to postpone all ‘Jagaddhtri Puja’ at Tehatta Town.

Upananda Brahmachari from Tehatta | 19th Nov. 2012 :: Tehatta Jagaddhatri Puja Coordination Committee resolved to postpone all ‘Jagaddhtri Puja’ in Tehatta town this year in a protest of ‘trigger happy’ Police Firing on 14-11-2012 and ‘Obstinate Pro-Muslim’ Administration.

On Monday evening the meeting between administration and police led by Sri Sudipto Bhattacharjee – SDO, Tehatta  and the Tehatta Jagaddhatri Puja Coordination Committee led by Sri Amarnath Biswas found no amicable settlement as the Puja committee of PWD Para Baroari Puja Committee wanted to perform a symbolic ‘Ghat Sthapan Puja’ at least in the very place of last year Puja and the Administration and Police negated it out rightly.

This year Shri Shri Jgaddhatri Mata Puja falls on and from 19th Nov to 23 Nov according to Bengali Hindu Calender and Chandan Nagar (Hoogly) and Tehatta (Nadia) are the most renowned places in West Bengal for conducting the same with special grandeur and most spectacular celebrations.

For the obstinate and pro-Muslim decision of the Tehatta administration and the policy of TMC (Total Muslim Congress as the people of Bengal usually name the Trinmool Congress), compelled the Puja Coordination to all 56 ‘Barowari’ and Sarvojanan’ Jagaddhatri Pujas of Tehatta, including the PWD Para Barwari Puja where TMC – MP (Member of Parliament) and eminent Benagli Film star , Sri Tapas Pal came to inaugurate the puja just last year.

A senior member of the Puja Coordination Committee told the Hindu Existence Team that “the land of ‘Eidgah’ and ‘Barowari Puja Place’ both are part of Vested and PWD lands. The Muslims are allowed to encroach the land permanently with boundaries under the blessed State Islamic policy, but a symbolic ‘Ghat Sthapanam Puja’ is not allowed in the previous year’s puja place by the same administration and ‘trigger happy’ police. This is too much. PWD lands, roadsides, most of the market places and crossing places are under the clutch of Muslim public and land grabbers in Nadia. But, police and administration have now perhaps directed only to uproot all the rights of Hindus in Nadia to make Nadia a Muslim majority district.” However, Nadia (Tehatta is one of the four subdivisions in the district) is a bordering district of West Bengal, adjacent to Bangladesh, where the Muslim infiltration, cross border smuggling, illegal cow and arms trading, net of fake Indian currency and obviously Islamic fundamentalism are seen in a very optimum level.

After the police violence and firing upon the peaceful demonstration of Hindus lead by the Tehatta Jagaddhatri Puja Coordination Committee and ‘Tehatta bandh’ convened by Tehatta Business Owners Association on 14th Nov at Haulia (spelt as Howlia also) Crossing (where a person Ashoke Sen was died at Police Firing by SDPO himself), the insane SDPO, Dr Shailesh, IPS lodged a FIR  (Police Case No. 825/2012) against 18 Hindu persons by their particular names in Tehatta police station in Nadia. It has been reported that Police is trying to connect RSS and other Hindu organisation in that violence unreasonably under the instruction of State Administration from Writers’ Buildings, Kolkata.

Marvellously, the SDPO, Tehatta has determined Sri  Pintu Sarkar, a sub-inspector of Tehatta police station as the investigation officer into the case. This  Pintu Sarkar, SI,  himself is an accused of police firing case in which a housewife was killed at Bogula of Hanskhali in Nadia in a Vijaya Dashmi Immersion procession on 7th Oct. 2011. A case is going on  under section 302 of IPC against Sri Sarkar in the Hon’ble Calcutta High Court in this matter, so far the reports gathered by Hindu Existence Forum.

Both the state leaders of Congress and CPIM of West Bengal, vehemently opposed the recent police firings in West Bengal under a TMC ruling and macaronic Mamataz Banu Arjee advocating ‘Change’, ‘Development’, ‘Party Discipline’, ‘No Confidence Motion in Parliament with BJP support’ and obviously for her fantasy of an Islamic West Bengal.

While leader in opposition in West Bengal Assembly, Dr Surjyokanto Mishra (CPIM) accused Mamata Banerjee for playing her Communal Cards for Muslim votes in the ensuing  WB Panchayet election, Sri Adhir Ranjan Roy Chowdhury, veteran Congress leader and Rly Minister of State, GOI blamed the West Bengal Chief Minister for her inappropriate steps in which the communal situation in WB is rapidly engendering the public in her culpable regime.

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No power of this world can stop the Deepavali at Bhagyalakshmi Mata Temple at Charminar, Hyderabad.

Posted by hinduexistence on November 13, 2012

 

Deepavali Celebration at Bhgyalakshmi Temple – Charminar, Bhagyanagar (Hyderabad).

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Bhagyanagar (Hyderabad) | 13th Nov. 2012 - Bhagyalakshi Mata Temple is again full of devotees with ringing bell and around the clock rituals set to the Special Puja of Deepavali. The Deity is fully adorned with ‘Bhakti’ and Ornamental flower décors.  One of our Admins have just visited and surveyed the on-going festivities around Bhagyalakshmi temple.

At last,  inner of the Temple and the Deity are fully decorated with flower ornaments and bouquets. A long queue of hundreds of devotees are seen in front of the temple upto the Shiva Temple turn point. No power of this world could stop the Deepavali at Bhagyalakshmi Mata Temple at Charminar, Hyderabad.

Bazaars are full of people, people putting flower decorations in shops and houses, heavy rush to buy sweets at sweet shops and
fruit vendors and other vendors are back in business after a lull of two days.

People coming from falaknuma, laldarwaza etc.  There is a barricade at Shalilbanda bus top, near wonder world showroom.

You can either take Bela Road or Shalibanda-Khilwat Road and park there vehicles at the Lad Bazaar Road leading to Charminar, or you can take cut before lad bazar-khilwat kaaman which leads to Charminar bus stop,reach Charminar bus stand, all vehicles are allowed to park at Charminar bus stand.People coming from Begum Bazar, Ghasi Bazar etc there is a barricade a Gulzar houz and all vehicles are allowed to park in Agra Mithai lane, and near by jewellery shops. All by lanes leading to Gulzar house from Ghasi Bazar and Agra Mithai is having heavy rush.Avoid taking four wheelers as there is huge number of vehicles parked already. Police is allowing public by foot only near Charminar.Police have made tight security arrangements for the devotees coming for Darshan 0f Mata Bhagyalkshmi and also placed metal detectors.

There is huge rush at Bhagyalakshmi temple, have patience and co-operative with police and other authorities, and doing the rituals and darshan of Bhagyalakshmi Mata Devi.

Once again we wish a cheerful and glorious, powerful  and delightful Diwali at Bhgyalakshmi Temple at Charminar at Bhgyanagar (Hyderabad).

Manglahat Corporator and Heroic Hindu Leader – Thakur Raja Singh conveyed his Subha Deepavali to every Nationalist Citizen of Bharat and urged peaceful coming to Bhgyanagar to have a Darshan and pay offerings to Devi Mata in Bhagyalakshi Mata Temple at Charminar.
The Muslim fanatics and All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM or MIM) perpetrators may try to make road blockade and put hurdles on controlled situation (Thanks to Hyderabad Police) as an revenge upon Bhagyalakshmi supporter Hindus of Hyderabad, as reports came from the reliable sources.
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Hindu Organisations have met several times to draw the next strategy to uphold the dignity of Bhagyalakshi Temple as well as the safety and security of common Hindus in crisis. They suggested self defence of every Hindus and not to indulge into any rumour or false provocation.
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Practising Hindu Sri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India conducts Durga Puja rituals at hometown Mirati.

Posted by hinduexistence on October 23, 2012

President Mukherjee conducts rituals at hometown.

IANSMirati, Birbhum, West Bengal, October 21, 2012 :: President Pranab Mukherjee rendered priestly duties on Sunday, donning the special puja robes, and performed customary Mahasaptami rituals for the Durga puja at his ancestral home in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. Accompanied by wife Shuvra, Mukherjee arrived at his ancestral residence in Mirati village  from his sister’s house in Kirnahar early in the morning to start the Puja celebrations.

The ‘Nabapatrika snan-o-sthapan’, which is the ritual to install the idol of the deity, was performed by Mukherjee’s son Abhijit. Previously the custom was carried out by Mukherjee but this time he only walked up to the canal where the traditional ‘Kola bou’ (tender banana plant) was bathed early in the morning.

After the ‘Pran Prathistha’, or giving life to the deity, Mukherjee chanted hymns and did the Chandipath. The Chandipath was done inside an enclosure and camera persons were not allowed inside.

The Mahasaptami puja rituals concluded with an ‘arati’ which Mukherjee conducted wearing silk dhoti and a silken stole draped around his shoulders.

During the arati, he sought blessings for all. “I wish and pray to god to bless everybody,” he said.

Villagers in large number gathered to see Mukherjee perform his maiden Durga puja after becoming the president of the country.

The rituals were conducted by Mukherjee amid elaborate security arrangements.

For years, the veteran leader has been conducting the Durga Puja rituals at Mukherjee Bhawan, and has steadfastly stuck to the routine by taking out time during the festival despite his busy schedule as in charge of various constitutional and political posts.

The president was later to meet students of his alma mater, Kirnahar Shib Chandra High School, at the nearby Kirnahar town. He would inaugurate a permanent exhibition “Pranab’s School – School’s Pranab” showcasing different phases of his life.

Mukherjee touched down in his native village, some 170 km from Kolkata, on Saturday evening.

He will return to Kolkata Oct 23 evening before returning to Delhi.

President of India greets countrymen on the occasion of Durga Puja.

Monday, October 22 2012 | online_news_of_india:: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has sent his greetings to his fellow countrymen on the occasion of Durga Puja.

In a message, the President has said, “On the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja, I extend warm greetings to all my fellow citizens.

The festival of Durga Puja marks the victory of good over evil. It is the celebration of Shakti and Bhakti and symbolises our inner struggle to rise to higher levels of consciousness. This is a festival in which every household brims with worship and merriment.

Let us pray to Mother Durga, who epitomises female dynamism that she guide us in the path of righteousness and blesses our land with peace, happiness and prosperity. .
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has sent his greetings to his fellow countrymen on the occasion of Durga Puja.

In a message, the President has said, “On the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja, I extend warm greetings to all my fellow citizens.

The festival of Durga Puja marks the victory of good over evil. It is the celebration of Shakti and Bhakti and symbolises our inner struggle to rise to higher levels of consciousness. This is a festival in which every household brims with worship and merriment.

Let us pray to Mother Durga, who epitomises female dynamism that she guide us in the path of righteousness and blesses our land with peace, happiness and prosperity.

May this festival strengthen bonds of brotherhood and may Goddess Durga shower her blessings on all our people for years to come”.

SRI SRI DURGAPUJA & NAVARATRI GOOD WISHES from HINDU EXISTENCE.

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Celebrate Ganesha Utsav in a Dharmik way….

Posted by hinduexistence on September 13, 2012

Celebrate Ganesha Festival as per ‘Dharma-shastra’ in an ideal manner avoiding malpractices ! – HJS

O Hindus! Don’t get misled by propagation against Dharma by the Government and anti- Dharma Organisations !
 
Mumbai | 12-09-2012 – Lokmanya Tilak started public celebration of Ganesha Utsav (Festival)  with the aim of unification of Hindus, protection of Nation and creating awareness amongst people towards Dharma; however, the festival presently celebrated indulging in various malpractices like installing weird idols of Deities, drinking liquor in pandals, noise pollution, teasing women, organising uncivilized programs, air pollution, costly decorations etc., keeps away from the basic purpose of celebration as also eliminates sanctity of the festival. Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has been running campaign for the past 9 years for creating awareness towards serving the original purpose of celebrating Ganesha Festival. This campaign has been receiving good response from Police, public Ganesha Festival Committees (committees) and Ganesha-devotees.
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HJS has made an appeal that all committees should celebrate this festival as per Dharma-shastra avoiding malpractices so as to acquire the grace of Sri Ganesha. HJS has also appealed to all Ganesha-devotees to use idols made of clay as prescribed by Dharma and worship it with devotion. Immersion of the idol should be done in flowing water or natural water resources as per the science.
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Points in the discussion:
1. Why issue of pollution is raised only during Hindu festivals?
2. Negligible pollution.
3. Anti-Dharma ANiS and Govt. mislead people.
4. Desecration of Ganesha and unwarranted expenses in immersion of idols in artificial water tanks.
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Courtesy: HJS.
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ॐ HINDU NEWS ॐ dated 13-09-2012 is published now.Check it here.

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Our Pranam – Bowed Salutation and Gratitude to all the Gurus in this auspicious Guru Purnima!

Posted by hinduexistence on July 3, 2012

Holy Message of H.H. Dr. Jayant Balaji Athavale, Sanatan Sanstha in the event of Sri Guru Purnima.

O Hindus ! Become the immortal flame in the historical chapter on establishment of the Hindu Rashtra and preserve the heritage of Guru-disciple tradition !

Gurupournima is the day of offering gratitude unto the Guru ! The real mission of the Guru is to guide the society (that is lost in materialism) towards Spirituality and take the true disciples towards Moksha (Final Liberation). The true disciples too follow this path and participate in the samashti (for the sake of the society) mission throughout their life. Offering the self physically, psychologically and economically to the samashti mission of the Guru is true gratitude unto the Guru ! Contribution of the Guru-disciple tradition to the samashti has been immense. This glorious tradition has emancipated the life of the Hindu society on moral, cultural and spiritual fronts.
History is testimony to the fact that whenever there has been a decline of Hindu Dharma, the Guru-disciple tradition has directly participated in the mission of reinstatement of Dharma.
Today, there is a decline of Hindu Dharma. The rise of Raja-Tama-predominant forces is causing decline in sattvikta (Sattva-predominance). Since the society is indulging in adharmik (Unrighteous) practices, the spiritual strength of the Nation is weakening. This has given rise to deceit and hypocrisy in the society. Corruption and immorality are on the ascent everywhere. There is rise in wrongdoings in the name of religion. In short, the very soul of Sanatan Dharma has disappeared, and what remains is its lifeless shell. This is the single reason why reinstating of Dharma has now become necessary. Under the prevailing circumstances, reinstatement of Dharma means establishing a Hindu Rashtra on the foundation of Dharma. This Nation will then have an ideal system of governance. This system will be the true alternative to the present day corrupt democratic system, which has caused deterioration of Bharat in every field and has led to decline of Hindu Dharma.
Brahmatej (Radiance of Brahman) and Kshatratej (Radiance of warrior) are two aspects essential for the reinstatement of the Dharma. Most Saints and spiritual organisations such as Sanatan Sanstha are striving hard for enhancing the spiritual power (nurturing Brahmatej) of the Nation on the strength of their sadhana. While many Nation and Dharma loving organisations, periodicals and intellectuals are involved in nurturing Kshatratej at the physical, psychological and intellectual levels to change the dire state of the Nation, the mission needs to progress as outlined ahead.
A. Physical : This involves physical participation for the reinstatement of Dharma. For example, preventing harm to Dharma, organising protests, retaliatory action etc. This is 10% important as per the times.
B. Psychological : Educating Hindus about the mission and motivating them towards action as per the principle, ‘There can be no action unless emotion for the Nation and Dharma is awakened’. This can be achieved through educative writings in newspapers etc., through discourses etc. This also has 10% importance as per the times.
C. Intellectual : Giving direction to the Hindu society for reinstatement of Dharma. For example, conducting a detailed analysis of calamities affecting the Hindus, providing intellectual strength to Hindu organisations etc. This too has 10% importance as per the times.
D. Spiritual : This involves spiritual practice performed for bestowing spiritual strength to the physical, psychological and intellectual activities carried out for reinstatement of Dharma. For example, chanting or performing Yadnya (Sacrificial fires) to accomplish a task. This has importance of 70% as per the times.
As per the times, with the Guru-disciple tradition and spiritual sects, every Hindu participating in the task involving Kshatratej (of the physical, psychological and intellectual level) and Brahmatej (of the spiritual level) as per the ability and sadhana, amounts to preserving the Guru-disciple tradition ! O Hindus ! Be active and contribute to the reinstatement of Dharma from this year’s Gurupournima and become the immortal flame in the historical chapter on establishment of the Hindu Rashtra !
- H. H. Dr. Jayant Balaji Athavale, Sanatan Sanstha.
Important highlights of Goa Hindu Rashtra Adhiveshan: 

हिंदू राष्ट्रकी स्थापनाकी समय-सूची Schedule of the establishment of Hindu Rashtra

 

वर्ष Year कार्य  Work
अ.A २०१२ से २०१५ (४ वर्ष)…….   2012-2015 (4 years) हिंदू राष्ट्रकी स्थापना हेतु हिंदू-संगठनTo build up strong Organisation to establish a Hindu Nation
आ.B २०१६ से २०१९  (४ वर्ष)…….    2016-2019 (4 years) संगठित हिंदुओंकी सहायतासे समग्र धर्मक्रांतिTotal dharma revolution with the help of organized strength 
इ.C २०२० से २०२२ (३ वर्ष)…….       2020-2022(3 years)  धर्माधारित राज्यकारोबारका प्रशिक्षणIntensive training for operation of Dharma based Nation
ई.D २०२३ से २०२५ (३ वर्ष)…….   2023-2025  (3 years) हिंदू राष्ट्रकी प्रत्यक्ष स्थापनाDirect establishment of Hindu Rashtra 

‘Outcome of the Hindu Adhiveshan’ – H.H. Dr. Athavale

‘Hindu Adhiveshan’ is a stepping stone for the establishment of ‘Hindu Rashtra’ ! – H. H. Dr. Athavale

Courtesy: Sanatan Sanstha, Photo Courtesy: SS &  Vivekananda.

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Happy Rath Yatra 2012 : Watch Rath Yatra Live Stream : Jai Jagannatha !!

Posted by hinduexistence on June 21, 2012

Happy Rath Yatra 2012……
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Puri Rath Yatra 2012

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PURI RATH YATRA

Puri Rath Yatra 2012

The famous Hindu festival of Rath Yatra or Chariot Festival is celebrated every year on the 2nd day of Shukla Paksha (waxing cycle of moon) in the month of Asadh, the 3rd month according to the lunar calendar followed in some parts of India. Rath Yatra Puri is the most famous celebration of this festival across the country as the Jagannath puri Temple, based in Puri, is the main epicenter of the festival. Rath Yatra in puri honors the visit of Lord Jagannath and his siblings to the temple of his Aunt Queen Gundicha. So, the caravan stops at the mausima (Aunt) temple for a meal of sweet pan cakes, the favorite cuisine of Lord Jagannath.
Puri Rath Yatra 2012 of Lord Jagannath, who is popularly known as Lord Krishna, is going to be celebrated on June 21. Indian tour operators are holding Rath Jatra Tour for the convenience of millions of devotees seeing to visit Puri this year. Puri Rath Yatra Festival Tour helps them to have an easy and cozy journey and accommodation during the festive season. You can make a choice from the big variety of Rath Yatra Tour packages available in the market. Puri Yatra can fill you with an unfelt sense of spirituality.

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As many as 20,000 uniformed jawans belonging to regular police, SRP, CRPF, BSF and RAF will protect the 1.5 km long annual Rath Yatra on 15 km long route in Ahmedabad on 21 June, 2012. Four companies of RAF, four companies of CRPF, six companies of BSF, 41 companies of SRP, 10,000 regular cops, 800 officers including IGs and ADG will be on day-long duty of Rath Yatra bandobast. Read details…..
Puri, Jun 21 (PTI) At least two persons, including a woman, died during Lord Jagannath’s car festival here today, official sources said. While a 32-year-old woman identified as K Rabana Amma of Waltier in Andhra Pradesh died on the way to hospital while complaining of chest pain, the district headquarters hospital here received the body of a 65-year-old man as well. “The woman died on way to hospital. She had chest pain. Her death has nothing to do with the festival,”  Read details….

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