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2014-02-26 23:25:36

The greatest tradition of Sanatana Hindu Dharma, the Kumbh Mela, was celebrated in a grand way here in Norwalk, CA on Feb 22nd. Participated by more than 2000 devotees, Kumbh Mela USA 2014 was inspired & organized by the disciples of Mahamandaleshwar of Mahanirvani Peet, His Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The greatest tradition of Sanatana Hindu Dharma, the Kumbh Mela, was celebrated in a grand way here in Norwalk, CA on Feb 22nd....

2014-02-09 23:00:34

Sanatana Hindu Sangha of California is bringing the timeless and rich tradition of Kumbh Mela to the West. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 Sanatana Hindu Sangha of California is bringing the timeless and rich tradition of Kumbh Mela to the West. The Maha Kumbh Mela, traditionally celebrated in India, is the world’s oldest and largest gathering of human beings on planet earth. A pilgrimage and a festival, millions of people from all over the world, representing every tradition...

2013-07-05 23:16:15

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated with much fanfare in India and at the global scale by all Indians. SendRakhistoIndians delivers diverse rakhi gifts to the loved ones residing in US who are missing out on the celebrations. Ahmedabad, India (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 SendRakhitoIndians.com has come up with diverse rakhi gifts to convey the divinity and sentiment attached to the Raksha Bandhan festival making sure no sister misses her brother during the occasion, even when miles apart. The decorated...

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2008-08-18 13:20:33

As Hindus across India celebrate religious festivals in September and October, many are concerned about the impact of toxic chemicals that are washing off of thousands of idols immersed in rivers and lakes. The pollution is killing fish and contaminating crops, said experts and environmentalists on Monday. The decorated statues are worshipped before they are taken to the rivers, laves and the sea, where they are immersed in accordance with Hindu faith. But environmentalists have raised...

2008-07-29 06:00:35

AN EVENT billed as the biggest Hindu procession ever held in the Midlands takes place in Leicester on Sunday. The Rathayatra chariot festival will feature three massive chariots, making the city just the second in Europe to host the festival on such a scale. Thousands of festivalgoers from all over the world will pull the three chariots from Leicester city centre clock tower to Cossington Park, accompanied by music, singing and dancing. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by...

2006-09-01 02:07:05

By Bappa Majumdar KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Thousands of protected birds are being killed in India's West Bengal state to meet demand from drummers who want to decorate their instruments with feathers, officials and activists said. Egrets, pheasants and herons as well as endangered open bill storks are being trapped illegally or shot by arrows ahead of two important Hindu festivals, which will be celebrated in late September and early October. "We have learned that drummers...

2006-09-01 02:00:00

By Bappa Majumdar KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Thousands of protected birds are being killed in India's West Bengal state to meet demand from drummers who want to decorate their instruments with feathers, officials and activists said. Egrets, pheasants and herons as well as endangered open bill storks are being trapped illegally or shot by arrows ahead of two important Hindu festivals, which will be celebrated in late September and early October. "We have learned that drummers employed by...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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