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Varanasi Ganga Aarti to be performed at 3 pm today due to lunar eclipse

As per Hindu beliefs, no religious ritual can be performed and temples remain closed for specified period before, during and after eclipse.

16 Jul 2019 11:09 AM

9 needles inserted into 14-yr-old girl’s throat by ‘tantrik’ as ritual; removed in Kolkata

The needles were stuck inside the throat of Aparupa Biswas, apparently by a tantrik and it took three hours for doctors to get those out.

01 Aug 2018 7:56 AM

Zangbeto: Voodoo saviour of Benin's mangroves

The nightwatchman drifts along the shoreline in torrential rain to the rhythm of traditional chanting.

27 May 2018 5:08 PM

Shocking video of Malaysian man who steamed to death

The performance was part of the Taoist

25 Oct 2017 4:36 PM

Odisha: People walk on embers, roll on cactus thorns to please gods

These rituals are followed as the people believe that by torturing themselves god will be pleased by them.

04 Oct 2017 7:32 PM


Five rituals to self-mastery

Do not go to parties and get-togethers which make you feel lonely.

13 Apr 2017 12:47 AM