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HHR Video : Japanese PM Shinzo Abe attends Holy Ganga Aarti at Varanasi

HHR Video : Japanese PM Shinzo Abe attends Holy Ganga Aarti at Varanasi

Marking a new chapter in centuries-old ties between India and Japan. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe along PM Narendra Modi visited Varanasi. Varanasi hosted an audio-visual treat non pareil for PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the banks of the holy Ganga on Saturday, marking a historic occasion in this oldest city [...]

December 20, 2015 HHR Archives, HHR Videos 0

Murthi Immersion row: Seers hurt in police action in Kashi, warns to intensify stir

Murthi Immersion row: Seers hurt in police action in Kashi, warns to intensify stir

VARANASI: Following the police action and cane charge to disperse the gathering of Ganesh Puja organisers and seers and immersing the Murthi  of Lord Ganesha in Laxmikund (pond) instead of river Ganga on Tuesday midnight, the emergency ward of the divisional hospital, where injured seers are admitted, has been seemingly converted into a political center on [...]

September 24, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

Varanasi’s Muslim women want Ram Mandir at Ayodhya

Varanasi’s Muslim women want Ram Mandir at Ayodhya

VARANASI: Mohammad Hashim Ansari, the litigant in Babri Masjid case, who doesn’t want to pursue the matter any further and wants ‘Ram Lalla’ to be free, gets support of Muslim women of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi. Supporting Hashim Ansari’s stand, these women associated with Muslim Mahila Foundation and Bharatiya Awam Party sent a petition [...]

December 6, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Following Ram, the Prince of Ayodhya

Following Ram, the Prince of Ayodhya

“Where you are from? Do people there also know about Ram?” Some boys had discovered me sitting at the back of a shrine at the outskirts of Chamba near Tehri and typically for Indian kids, who are never shy, had asked this question. “No, where I am from people don’t know about Ram”, I replied. [...]

October 23, 2014 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0

From Varanasi, Modi will rejuvenate India

From Varanasi, Modi will rejuvenate India

As the long-drawn parliamentary election meanders to a close, it would be churlish to deny that Mr Narendra Modi gambled well in his choice of Varanasi as the wellspring of his plans for rejuvenating India, economically and civilisationally. It is equally evident that the people of Gujarat realise he will quit Vadodara in the event [...]

May 11, 2014 HHR India 0

Adhokshjanand is not Puri Shankaracharya: Swami Nischalananda

Adhokshjanand is not Puri Shankaracharya: Swami Nischalananda

A day after a religious leader, Swami Adhokshjanand Devtirath announced to campaign against Narendra Modi in Varanasi, Swami Nischalananda Saraswati today claimed that he is the recognised Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Govardhan Math in Puri and has not made any statement against any candidate.“To gain politically, a person named Adhokshjanand, supported by some political parties, claiming [...]

May 3, 2014 HHR Articles, News updates 0

Varanasi, India: “Beyond”

Varanasi, India: “Beyond”

“BEYOND” is an exclusive documentary featuring photographer Joey L. Set in Varanasi, India. The documentary by filmmaker Cale Glendening follows Joey and his assistant Ryan as they complete their latest photo series- “Holy Men.” Almost every major religion breeds ascetics; wandering monks who have renounced all earthly possessions, dedicating their lives to the pursuit of [...]

June 12, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 0