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A Hindu Cannot Be Determined By Name – Supreme Court of India

Hinduism never binds people with rules; it respects individual freedom. Therefore it is hard to define who is a Hindu – the Supreme Court of India recently found it difficult to term who is a Hindu and who is not. This is because there is no single rule book or unified command in Hindu religion. The individual is given the freedom to practice Sanatana Dharma the way he/she wants. Thus we have Hindus who apart from going to temples also offer prayers at Churches, Mosques, etc. We also have Hindus who are atheists. We have Hindus who never go to temples or other organized Hindu religious centers but they practice the religion in their minds and they have their own methods of performing worship and practicing Hinduism. Times of India reports Can a person with a Christian name be counted as a Hindu? He can be, said the Supreme Court adopting the Shakespearian logic, "what's there in a name", but with two caveats -- he must follow the practices of Hinduism professed in the are

Bengali Aashin Month in 2022 – Ashwin Mash in Bangala Calendar in 2022

Aashin month, or Ashwin Mash, is the sixth month in a traditional Bengali calendar. In 2022, Aashin Month in Bangala Calendar begins on September 18, 2022 and ends on October 18. The current year as per Bengali calendar is 1429. Durga Puja the most important Bengali festival is held in this month. Some of the auspicious days in the Bengali Aashin Month in 2022 include - Mahalaya - September 25 Navratri begins - September 26 Durga Puja Sashti - October 1 Durga Puja Saptami- October 2 Durga Puja Ashtami - October 3 Durga Puja Navami - October 4 (Nabami Puja) Durga Puja Dashami - October 5 Kojagiri Purnima - October 9 (Kojagiri Lakshmi Puja) Purnima day in Aashin month in 2022 is on October 9 The Amabashya in Aashin Mash is on September 25, 2022 The two Ekadashis in the month are on September 21 and October 6.