पूजा-अर्चना के साथ हुआ तीज महोत्सव का आगाज

अल्मोड़ा: नगर के अग्रवाल सभा ने विगत वर्षो की भांति इस वर्ष भी रविवार को तीज महोत्सव का आयोजन किया गया। लिंक मार्ग स्थित विनायक उत्सव हॉल में तीज महोत्सव की शुरूआत भगवान शिव से अपने सुहाग की दीर्घ जीवन व सुखी जीवन की प्रार्थना के साथ कुछ इस प्रकार की ‘करूं शिवजी की पूजा तन मन से मेरे भाग्य सुहाग की लाज रहे’। इसके साथ ही झूले में सुहागिनों ने अटल सौभाग्य की कामना के साथ गीत संगीतमय वातावरण में तीज पर्व का आगाज किया। ढोलक की थाप, मंजीरे…

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Alaknanda is considered the source stream of the Ganges on account of its greater length and discharge

The Alaknanda is a Himalayan river in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and one of the two headstreams of the Ganga, the major river of Northern India and the holy river of Hinduism. In hydrology, the Alaknanda is considered the source stream of the Ganges on account of its greater length and discharge;  however, in Hindu mythology and culture, the other headstream, the Bhagirathi, is considered the source stream. The Alaknanda is considered to rise at the confluence and foot of the Satopanth and Bhagirath Kharak glaciers in Uttarakhand, though the Saraswati River tributary flowing from Mana Pass is longer; the two meet at Mana, India, 21 km from Tibet. Three km below Mana the Alaknanda flows…

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Religious and historical place – ukhimath

Ukhimath (also written Okhimath) is a small town and a Hindu pilgrimage site in Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand, ukhimath is situated at an elevation of 1311 meters and at a distance of 41 km from Rudraprayag. During the winters, the idols from Kedarnath temple, and Madhyamaheshwar are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped here for six months. Ukhimath can be used as center destination for visiting different places located nearby, i.e. Madhmaheshwar (Second kedar), Tungnath (Third kedar) and Deoria Tal (a natural fresh water lake) and many other picturesque places.  According to Hindu Mythology, Wedding of Usha (Daughter of Vanasur) and Anirudh(Grandson of Lord Krishna) was solemnized here. By name…

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Nanda Devi the second highest mountain in India

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in India, and the highest located entirely within the country. (Kangchenjunga, which is higher, is on the border of India and Nepal.) It is the 23rd-highest peak in the world. It was considered the highest mountain in the world before computations in 1808 proved Dhaulagiri to be higher. It was also the highest mountain in India before 1971 when Sikkim, the state in which Kangchenjunga is located, joined the Republic of India. It is part of the Garhwal Himalayas, and is located in the state of Uttarakhand, between the Rishiganga valley on the…

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