Chinese New Year - Feb 10

Submitted by Lata on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 10:15
The Chinese New Year is right around the corner! As you all might know, the Chinese New year can occur anytime between mid-January to February. The Chinese calender is lunisolar, and so it is also known as the Lunar new year. This year, the Chinese new year falls on 10 February 2013, and it will be the year of the snake. Chinese people living all over the world celebrate this festival with great pomp and show.

Miracle at Kumbakonam

Submitted by Lata on Tue, 02/09/2010 - 23:01
(Forwarded by a friend: This story has already made its rounds in a Tamil magazine). Kumbakonam: At the Siva Temple in Thepperumanallur, large numbers of devotees witnessed a miracle of a Cobra doing Archana for Siva Lingam with Vilvam leaves. In Thanjavoor district of Tamil Nadu, near Thirunageswaram, there is a Siva Temple at Thepperumanallur.