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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 2024 – Chaitra Mash in Bangala Calendar 2024

Chaitra Mash is the 12th and last month in a traditional Bengali calendar. The previous month was the Phalgun Mahina. In 2024, Chaitra Mash in Bangala Calendar begins on March 16 and ends on April 13, 2024. As per Gregorian calendar, the Chaitra month begins in Mid March and ends in Mid April. The current year in Bengali Calendar is 1430. Purnima or full moon day in Chaitra month in 2024 is on March 25. Amabashya or no moon day in Chaitra Mash is on April 8. The two Ekadashis in the month are on March 20 and April 5. Important Festivals and rituals in Bengali Chaitra Month in 2024 Dola Purnima - March 25 Dol Utsav / Holi Festival - March 25 Charak Puja - April 13 Sat Panchami - Satyanarayan Brata - April 13 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 14, 2024.