Munger Through Prism of History

The territory included within the district of Munger (famously Monghyr) formed pent of the Madhya-desa as “Midland” of the first Aryan settlers. It has been identified with Mod-Giri a place mentioned in the Mahabharata, which was the capital of a kingdom in Eastern India near Vanga and Tamralipta. In the Digvijaya Parva of Mahabharata, we find the mention of Moda-Giri, Which seems similar to Moda-Giri. Digvijaya Parva suggests that it was a monarchical state during early times. Read the rest of this entry »

Golden Jubilee of Bihar School of Yoga & World Yoga Convention 2013

The 50th anniversary of the Bihar School of Yoga will be commemorated in 2013, culminating with the celebration of the World Yoga Convention from 23rd to 27th October 2013 in Munger.

The World Yoga Convention will commemorate the achievements of the Bihar School of Yoga, from its inception in 1963 to the present day, in the propagation of the science of yoga for the welfare and upliftment of humanity.

During the convention, a vision of the next stage in the evolution of spiritual awareness will be brought forth. Read the rest of this entry »

Shakti Peeth Maa Chandika Sthan Munger (मुंगेर) Bihar

In the city of Munger, the eastern region of city on the bank of river Ganga, among the Vindhya Mountain in a cave, Shakti Peeth Maa Chandika Sthan is situated with a historical importance. The place where Chandika Sthan is situated, their left eye of Maa had felled, it is said that the history of Chandika Sthan is related to Raja Karna. Raja Karna was worshipper of Maa. Raja Karna used to worship Maa daily, he used to daily come in mandir and jump into boiling ghee,Acording to saints Maa used to give Darshan to Raja Karna and made his dead body alive. Due to Maa Raja Karna use to daily get 1.75 man gold, which gold Raja Karna use to distribute the gild to the needies in Karna Chaura. Read the rest of this entry »

Mob ransacks Munger hospital after child’s death

An irate mob comprising residents of Hasanganj under Kashim Bazar police station went on rampage early Wednesday morning and damaged the glasspanes and windows of the emergency ward of the sadar hospital after the death of a three-year old female child. Read the rest of this entry »

Parties seek action against Raj Thackeray for anti-Bihari remarks

The Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray’s anti-Bihari remarks created a furore in the state with political parties asking the Centre to take strong action against him for his comments. Read the rest of this entry »

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