Home > Hindus gather in Amritsar to celebrate Diwali festival

News
Hindus gather in Amritsar to celebrate Diwali festival

Description

Indian Hindu priests commemorate the birth of Lord Hanuman by bathing a statue of the Hindu god with seven tonnes, approximately 7,000 litres of milk. Duration: 00:31

Added on the 24/10/2014 15:30:14 - Copyright : AFP EN

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Hindus gather at the river Ganges before sunrise for Kumbh Mela

    Hindu pilgrims brace the cold to take a dip in the Ganges in India before sunrise on the day of the Kumbh Mela -- a religious festival that attracts millions each time it is held. Despite India having the second largest number of coronavirus infections in the world -- and more than 150,000 deaths -- that has not stopped devout Hindus from making the pilgrimage. IMAGES

    14/01/2021 - AFPTV - First images
  • Thousands of Hindus celebrate Chhath Puja festival in Nepal

    Kathmandu, Nov 21 (EFE/EPA).- Thousands of Hindu devotees on Saturday took a dip in the Bagmati River in a ritual dedicated to Surya, the Sun God, and prayed for prosperity and well-being to celebrate the "Chhath Puja" festival.Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu festival, is held on consecutive days at sunrise and sunset to pray for well-being, prosperity and progress from Surya, who is depicted surrounded by seven horses. Hindu devotees were seen carrying bamboo baskets full of offerings such as coconuts, flowers, sugarcane, ginger, turmeric, honey and fruits, into the river. (Camera: NARENDRA SHRESTHA). SHOT LIST: HINDU DEVOTEES CELEBRATE CHHATH PUJA ON THE BANK OF THE BAGMATI RIVER IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

    21/11/2020 - EFE Inglés
  • Indians celebrate quiet Diwali amid virus fears

    Indians celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with the shadow of coronavirus looming over the nation. Hindus offer prayers at temples and light lamps as part of Diwali tradition and customs. It is India's biggest holiday of the year.

    14/11/2020 - AFP EN
  • Hindus in Kolkata prepare ahead of Diwali festivities

    Kolkata, Nov 14 (EFE/EPA).- Indians celebrated Saturday Diwali, the festival of lights that symbolizes the victory of good over evil, and commemorates Lord Ram's return to his kingdom Ayodhya after completing a 14-year exile. (Camera: PIYAL ADHIKARY)SHOT LIST: PEOPLE SHOPPING FOR GIFTS, FLOWERS, CANDLES AND GODDESS FIGURINES AHEAD OF THE DIWALI EVENING IN KOLKATA, INDIA.

    14/11/2020 - EFE Inglés
  • Hindus in Nepal celebrate the second day of Diwali by worshipping dogs

    Kathmandu (Nepal), 14 Nov (EFE/EPA), (Camera: Narendra Shresta).- Despite the pandemic, the Hindus of Nepal celebrate Diwali, a Hindu holiday similar to Christmas that marks the beginning of the new year. In this country, it is tradition to worship the dog on the second day of the holiday.FOOTAGE OF DIWALI IN NEPAL

    14/11/2020 - EFE Inglés
  • Distinguée au Michelin, Claire Vallée, première cheffe vegan étoilée

    "C'est une grosse surprise et une très belle reconnaissance. Je voulais montrer qu'on peut faire une cuisine différente, qui a du goût, qui a du sens" : à 41 ans, la cheffe Claire Vallée décroche la première étoile Michelin accordée à un restaurant vegan, pour son établissement ONA (Origine Non Animale) à Arès, en Gironde. Une consécration pour ce restaurant qu'elle a monté en 2016 grâce à une campagne de financement participatif, sans prêts bancaires classiques.

    20/01/2021 - AFP FR