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Shivaratri Celebrations in J&K - Sankara TV to telecast at 8.30 pm
9 March 2013

With the Blessings of Their Holiness, Pujyasri Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji and Pujyasri Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamiji of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram Sri Sankara TV Channel is bringing out a 30 minute programme on how Shiv Rathri is celebrated in Jammu & Kashmir. The telecast will take place on 9th March 2013 at 8.30 pm.

The programme has been made possible with invaluable inputs from Pandit Shri Omkarnath Shastriji of Vijayashwar Publications, Jammu. Shivaratri is celebrated as Herath in J&K. The word Herath is derived from the Sanskrit Hararatri the Night of Hara (another name of Shiva).

Related: Focus Kashmir page

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