The word "Guru" in Sanskrit is translated as "dispeller of darkness." Hence the Guru dispels the darkness of ignorance and leads the aspirants on the path to enlightenment. The day of Guru Purnima is traditionally the time when seekers offer the Guru their gratitude and receive his/her blessings. Guru Purnima is also considered an especially beneficial day to observe yogic sadhana/practice and meditation. This is on Full-Moon day in the month of Asadha(July-August.) In yogic lore, this sacred day started, when a Yogi appeared in the regions of the Himalayas, over 15, 000 years ago. Nobody knew what his origins were, but his presence was extraordinary. People gathered around him. He exhibited no signs of life, but for the occasional tears of ecstasy that rolled down his face. As people…
Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, which aims to transform both body and mind. On 11th December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga.
The World Culture Festival and the Global Leadership Forum which was part of WCF. The biggest and most diverse expression of unity in recent history has just taken place: The World Culture Festival was held 11-13 March 2016 in New Delhi to celebrate 35 years of the Art of Living Foundation - a global, humanitarian organisation founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
What is Mahashivarathri? What is Mahashivarathri? Shivarathri is usually celebrated on the fourteenth day of every lunar month, before the new moon. This year, Mahashivarathri , according to the Hindu calendar is on March 7. This most holy night of Lord Shiva is observed on the night before ‘Amavasya’ in the month of Panguni in South India or Phalgun in the North of India, which is between February – March. The ruling planet during this time is Magham. Shivarathri is observed with ‘Amavas’- the new moon night during this time with no moon or with full darkness, for it is said there is an upsurge of energy; followers try to harness and conserve this by devotions and in meditation all night long – by being awake keeping the spine vertical.
The Hindustan Marathon is a Unique Opportunity for Runners From all over India to participate in this unique event. There are different Races which will Take Place Inside The Banner of Hindustan Marathon, Organized by Mr. Sikander Singh Race Day, Which Takes Place On 27th March 2016 is a Series of Five Events. 3km Race 5km Race 10.5 km Race 21 km Race (Half marathon) 42 km Race (Full marathon) Click here for Entry Rules Fee’s and Eligibility
Cardiff University has a long and established relationship with India. Students from across the country come to Cardiff to study a wide range of degree programmes resulting in the growth of a large and diverse community of Indian students. As part of our commitment to develop long-standing links with India, the University has established a regional office based in New Delhi. The office is instrumental in promoting our research activities as well as developing a network of academic and professional partners in India and further strengthening our alumni relations. For Further information please visit the following website:-
The International Fleet Review 2016 is being held at Visakhapatnam in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee. The Indian Navy is the fifth largest in the world, and was known as the Royal Indian Navy in the British Raj. But it existed even before that, and was first formed by King Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
A historic gathering of people and nations from world over, coming together as One-World Family, the World Culture Festival will bring diverse cultures together to exhibit and celebrate their uniqueness. The World Culture Festival (WCF) 2016 is a celebration of The Art of Living's 35 years of service, humanity, spirituality and human values. It will take place on March 11-13, 2016 in New Delhi, India. The festival will celebrate the diversity in cultures from across the world while simultaneously highlighting our unity as a human family. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event. The three-day festival will see leaders from the fields of religion, politics and business share the stage with artists and peace activists to reinforce their commitment to create a better world. With a venue size estimated…