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First Chinese Sanskrit Pop Singer

Sa Dingding, who won the BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music in the Asia Pacific category in 2008, is being promoted as the first Chinese Sanskrit Pop Singer by China's official media. She is being promoted by the provincial government of Tibet and if she garners enough attention she might sing at the inauguration of the May 2010 Shanghai World Expo, which is expected to draw the top business firms. Sa Dingding’s profile in China Tibet Online She is the first pop singer who sings in Sanskrit. She is also famous for her ethnic clothes and Tibetan Buddhist style of music.

Although she is famous for her ethnic characteristics clothing and Tibetan Buddhist music, she is not a Tibetan girl. Her parents' ancestral home is Shandong province and her grandmother's ancestral home is Inner Mongolia.Only people who can endure loneliness can be successful. As a musician, she dropped fame and learned Sanskrit by herself. She visited all the Chinese cultural sites to find inspiration and to…

Lalitha Jayanti – Goddess Lalita Jayanthi

Lalitha Jayanti is observed on the Purnima, or full moon day, in the month of Magh (January – February). Lalitha Jayanthi 2018 date is January 31. The day is dedicated to Lalita Devi, a form of Shakti or Mother Goddess. She is associated with the Pancha Mahabhutas or five elements. Goddess Lalitha is believed to be the representation or form of the five elements –earth, water, air, fire, and space.

The day is of great significance in some regions in North India. Special pujas and rituals are held on the day.

One of the most popular days associated with Goddess Lalitha falls on the fifth day during the Saran Navratri in Aswhin month and is known as Lalita Panchami.

Attukal Pongala in 2010 at Attukal Temple near Trivandrum in Kerala

Attukal Pongala ritual held at the AttukalBhagavathyTemple at Attukal near Trivandrum in Kerala is the largest gathering of women in a single place on a single day. Attukal Pongala 2010 date is February 28. The Pongala festival will commence from February 20, 2010 when the idol of the Devi will be embellished with ‘kappu.’ Attukal Pongala is held on the ninth day of the 10-day festival at the AttukalBhagavathyTemple. The goddess worshipped at Attukal temple is Kannagi who is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva.The record number of woman gather at the place to cook Pongala – rice with jaggery and coconut for Attukal Amma – and seek the blessings of the Goddess.RelatedAttukal Pongala World’s Largest Gathering of WomenAttukal Pongala Myth

Dadaji Amiya Roy Chowdhary Inspirational Thoughts

An individual can at best put in effort, regardless of the result. Work is one’s own dharma. Work itself is sacrifice. Work is penance. God is there, ready to hold your hand and walk with you. So do not worry or be afraid. We are here to enjoy His Play, remember Him with love and remain in the natural state. Duty is the first thing. Duty is karma or work. Perform your actions with sincerity and honesty. You must act. There is no knowledge without karma . You are seeing, hearing, eating something... all this is karma , and this karma is knowledge. Work is worship when the sole frame of reference is the Soul, the vibrant Mahanam, God’s Name within your heart. Every bit of work is worship. But the moment any kind of work grips your consciousness as the one thing indispensable and it stems the tide of your life, it is invested with multiple nuances and drives your ego. It lacks spirituality. In the body of a person resides Govinda or Supreme Truth, so the body is to be treated as His temp…

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