The annual Amarnath Yatra is scheduled to begin next week after a halt of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Large participation is expected.
Sadhus and other pilgrims bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation.
Nearly 200 people were arrested over lynching of two sadhus in April
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said stern action will be taken against those involved in the lynching of the three men.
The incident took place on April 16 night when three men from Kandivali in Mumbai were going in a car towards Surat in Gujarat to attend a funeral.
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The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by sadhus and other pilgrims at Sangam that dates back to at least medieval times. Pilgrims bathe in the river...
We sadhus have left everything including our home, mother and father for a greater cause, then why we cannot leave smoking," Yoga guru Ramdev said.
The significance of nakedness is that they will not have any worldly ties to material belongings, even something as simple as clothes. This ritual that...
The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical...
The exact motive for the crime was not immediately clear, police said adding they suspected the victims' opposition to cow slaughter could be one reason.