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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...

2013-02-10 23:02:52

Paramahamsa Nithyananda graces the most happening place on planet earth, Mahakumbapuri, India, caters to over 40 million people in the largest spiritual gathering ever. (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 On 10 February 2013, on the auspicious occasion of the Mouni Amavasya snan (rare celestial alignment of planets gracing the Prayag confluence), a grand procession started in the wee hours of the morning from the pandal of Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam towards the triveni sangam (confluence of the three...

2010-08-09 16:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For only $599 per person, Crystal cruise guests can add a fully escorted three-night, pre-cruise land package to the Taj Mahal prior to the line's March 29 "Safaris and Seashells" voyage from Mumbai to Cape Town. Valued at more than $4,000 per person, the program includes Oberoi Hotel accommodations in New Delhi and the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel in Agra, spectacular sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, meals, transfers, transportation between Delhi,...

2009-08-21 14:07:59

The Hall of Mirrors in France's Palace of Versailles topped a California-based travel Web site's list of The World's Top Five Mirrored Rooms. VirtualTourist.com said the Hall of Mirrors, where Marie Antoinette was known to enjoy throwing parties, is lined with 357 mirrors. The Web site filled the No. 2 spot on its list with the window ledge-mounted gossip mirrors of Porvoo, Finland, which are used to keep tabs on neighbors. The Sheesh Mahal of Agra Fort in Agra, India, a dressing room lit by...

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2007-01-15 03:00:21

By BISWAJEET BANERJEE ALLAHABAD, India - Hundreds of Hindu holy men, naked but for the ash smeared on their bodies and an occasional marigold garland, led a sea of humanity to the waters of the Ganges River Monday to wash away their sins at the apex of a weekslong pilgrimage. By midmorning Monday, some 3 million people had immersed themselves in the waters near the north Indian city of Allahabad, said festival organizer P. N. Mishra. The number was expected to top 5 million by the end...

2005-07-06 04:07:59

By Sharat Pradhan AYODHYA, India (Reuters) - Indian police fired tear gas onWednesday to disperse Hindu activists who blocked roads andclosed shops in dozens of cities to protest an attack on a holysite that has been a tinderbox for Hindu-Muslim violence. Police nationwide went on alert to prevent violence andrioting a day after unidentified gunmen stormed the site, whichis claimed both by India's majority Hindus and its minorityMuslims, in the northern town of Ayodhya. Hindu activists...

2005-07-05 10:18:11

By Sharat Pradhan LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Indian police killed five gunmenwho attacked a religious site in northern India on Tuesday thatis claimed by both Hindus and Muslims and is a flashpoint forsectarian violence, while a sixth attacker blew himself up. The unidentified gunmen raided a complex which houses amakeshift temple to Hindu God-king Ram which was built over a16th-century mosque torn down by a Hindu mob in 1992. Tensions over the site in the town of Ayodhya have...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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