Religion News – Newsletter for February 23, 2011Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Port-of-SPAIN – Hindus in Suriname enthusiastically observed Surya Kumbha Parvaa, a festival that is similar to India’s mammoth Mahakumbh.
The Surya Kumbha Parvaa began Jan 14, the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti.
The festival is similar to the Kumbha Mela Mahotsav celebrated in India in Haridwar, Prayag, Ujjain and Nashik. Millions of people take … Read more : Suriname observes festival similar to India’s Mahakumbh.
GODHRA – Saeed Umarji was just 25 when his 55-year-old cleric father Maulana Umarji was picked up by the police and made the main accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case.
I was a raw youngster enjoying my youthful days in this small town at the back of beyond. And suddenly my world …. Source article : Happy my father has been vindicated: Umarji’s son after acquittal.