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Rudraksha Shivling in Surat in Gujarat made of 2020000 Rudrakshas

A Shivling that was unveiled for Shivratri 2013 in Surat in Gujarat is made of 2020000 Rudrakshas (20 Lakh 20 Thousand). This Rudraksha Shivling is 30 feet high and 16 feet high wide. You can watch a news report about the Rudraksh Shivling hereon Yahoo India. A Youtube video of the Shivling is embedded below

Bengali Chaitra Month in 2023 – Chaitra Mash in Bangala Calendar 2023

Chaitra Mash is the 12th and last month in a traditional Bengali calendar. The previous month was the Phalgun Mahina. In 2023, Chaitra Mash in Bangala Calendar begins on March 16 and ends on April 14, 2023. As per Gregorian calendar, the Chaitra month begins in Mid March and ends in Mid April. The current year in Bengali Calendar is 1428. Purnima or full moon day in Chaitra month in 2023 is on April 6. Amabashya or no moon day in Chaitra Mash is on March 21. The two Ekadashis in the month are on March 18 and April 1. Important Festivals and rituals in Bengali Chaitra Month in 2023 Ashok Shashti - March 26 Basanti Puja begins - March 28 Annapurna Puja - March 29 Ram Navami - March 30 Charak Puja - April 14 The next month in Bengali calendar is the Baisakh or Vaishakh month. This is the first month in a Bengali calendar and Poila Baisakh or Bengali New Year is on April 15, 2023.