Falaharini Kalika Puja, 29 May 2022

29 May 2022 is Falaharini Kalika Puja (Phalaharini Kali Puja). It is a highly meritorious day dedicated to Goddess Kalika Debi. It is observed on Amavasya in Jaishto month in Bengali calendar. Special Pujas, exclusive rituals, and special bhog are offered to Goddess on this day. In Bengal, Assam, Tripura and other places where Bengali communities […]

California’s Gilroy City Council opened with Hindu prayer 1st time in 143 years

Just before the 1st Hindu invocation of Gilroy City Council, California

Gilroy City Council in California (USA), incorporated in 1870, had its reportedly first historic Hindu invocation on September nine evening, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit […]