Eid Milad-Un-Nabi 2020: Birthday Of The Prophet Mohammed Celebrated Around The World

The tradition to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad as Eid Milad Un Nabi is widely followed in India. A holiday is also declared in some states to observe the event.  Eid-e-Milad Un Nabi 2020 also known as Eid Milad or Mawlid is being celebrated today on October 30 by a large section of the Muslim population across the world. This year,Eid-e-Milad will be observed on October 29 in Saudi Arabia while people in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and other parts of the subcontinent region will celebrate it…

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The Day Of Ashura Is Being Observed On 10th Muharram With Fasting And Prayer

Ashura marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed martyred in the year 680 while refusing the Caliph Yazid’s right to rule the Islamic world. NEW DELHI: One of the most significant events during the month is Ashura.Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is also known as Muharram al-Haram, or the Sacred Muharram. Muslims around the world will be taking the time for introspection, thinking over their previous year and how they might wish to better themselves. This is on the 10th day…

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India To Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 On May 25 Under Lockdown

By: Kauser Khan, Associate Editor-ICN Group  Eid is one of the two biggest festivals celebrated by Muslims worldwide. Muslims offer a special prayer in open areas like fields, community centres, etc. or at mosques. Eid Mubarak To All. The festival, one of the most important in the Muslim calendar marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is traditionally celebrated with mosque prayers, family feasts and shopping for new clothes, gifts and sweet treats.But this year, the celebration is overshadowed by the fast-spreading respiratory disease, with many countries tightening lockdown restrictions…

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Power Of Divine Eyes

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN CHANDIGARH: In the battlefield of Mahabharat when  Arjun is baffled about the very existence of Lord Krishna and HIS role in this world, he gets keen to see the Virat roop of Krishna. Then Krishna is said to have given him the power of Divine eyes so that he could see through HIS Vishwaroop. In Shreemad Bhagwad Geeta, the conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjun  beautifully describe the facts of life and the very purpose we are born. In fact the entire Geeta is a conversation…

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RAMADAN, A PRECIOUS GIFT & BLESSINSINS FOR MUSLIMS

By: Suhail Mehraj SRINAGAR: Ramadan (also known as Ramadan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion. The last third of Ramadan is a particularly holy period, as it commemorates when the (Quran) first verses were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Mohammad). Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, which consists of 12 months and lasts for about 354 days. The word “Ramadan” is derived from an Arabic…

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Why Should We Observe Pitra Paksh-The Shradhas

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group SHIMLA: A soul always yearns for a human life as it is believed that since only humans have wisdom they can  perform karma. In human life one gets the opportunity to balance the past and improve upon his bank of karma. The human life alone is thus considered to be a karmakshetra as animals do not have the wisdom to distinguish between the good or bad. It is believed that human life is a blessing of God and must therefore be utilized to the…

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RAMADAN, A PRECIOUS GIFT & BLESSINSINS FOR MUSLIMS

By: Suhail Mehraj Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion. The last third of Ramadan is a particularly holy period, as it commemorates when the (Quran) first verses were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Mohammad). Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, which consists of 12 months and lasts for about 354 days. The word “Ramadan” is derived from an Arabic…

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What Type Of A Devotee Are You?

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Editor-ICN Group In Shri Bhagwat Puran, there is a beautiful conversation between mother Devhooti and her son Kapil Muni.  After the departure of her husband Kardam Rishi for tapasya,  Ma Devhooti addresses her five year old son as the incarnation of Lord Vishnu and wants him to cut the tree of her ignorance with the axe of his divine knowledge. She wants  to know the properties of a true devotee. To this, Kapil Muni replies that there is only one key that can turn us towards Jagat…

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Nation Celebrates Krishna Janmashtami Around The World

The Krishna Janmashtami celebrations are held across the country and also in various parts of the world. The festival is known by several names like Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti, or simply as Janmashtami. NEW DELHI: Lord Krishna was believed to be born on the eighth day (ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of the month of Bhadrapad (August – September), according to the Hindu calendar. This year Janmashtami is being celebrated on September 2 and September 3 with the Ashtami Tithi beginning from 8:47 PM on September…

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Harela Celebrated With Full Zeal In Uttarakhand

By: Alok Singh, Editor-ICN Harela is celebrated thrice in year, the first two are during both the Navratis, Chaitra Navrati in the month of Chaitra and Sharad Navratri in the month of Ashwin. This is followed by Bhaitauli or Bhitauli wherein gifts are given to girls of the family. NAINITAL: The Shravan Harela is celebrated as the first day (Kark Sankranti) of Hindu calendar month of Sravan (late July). It is also symbol for the onset of rainy season (Monsoon) as Harela literally means “Day of Green”. Agriculture-based communities in…

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