How to Block Unwanted Calls in All Mobiles [Important]

In india there are more than 50 crores of mobile customers and now a days the number of telemarketing calls you receive everyday is keeping on increasing and people are frustrated when they receive a call.n india there are more than 50 crores of mobile customers and now a days the number of telemarketing calls you receive everyday is keeping on increasing and people are frustrated when they receive a call.


registration in NDNC Registry by clicking on “DND Registration Check”
http://ndncregistry.gov.in/ndncregistry/index.jsp
 

Stop unwanted calls in Airtel:

Airtel postpaid and prepaid mobile users sms “START DNDâ€� to 121 and broadband and landline customers call 121.

Stop Unwanted Calls on Vodafone:

You need to send a SMS ACT DND to 111

Block calls from reliance:

http://www.reliancecommunications.co.in/Communications/Rm/rm_index.html and fill up a form to register to dnd.

Stop Calls on Idea Callular –

Call up 1909 to register to DND.
or SMS “START DNDâ€� to 1909 and for un-listing / de-activating DND send “STOP DNDâ€� to 1909.

Tata Indicom:

http://www.tatatele.in/dnd/DNDAction.do use this link to activate DND.

Tata Docomo:

If you want to register yourself on the NDNC registry, simply SMS START DND to 1909 (toll free) and in case you want to de-register yourself from the NDNC registry SMS STOP DND to 1909 (toll free).

BSNL:

http://pdnc.bsnl.co.in/
Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) – Call Toll-free number 1909 and follow the IVRS instructions for registring/de-registering.
SMS – Send SMS to 1909 with keywords ‘START DND’. It will be registered. For de-registering SMS ‘STOP DND’ and it will be dergistered.

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KHAJURAHO, INDIA

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Khajuraho is a fascinating village situated in the state of
Madhya Pradesh, India. The fascinating temples of Khajuraho,
India’s unique gift of love to the world, represent the expression
of a highly matured civilization. It is one of the very famous
tourist places for both foreign and Indian tourists in India.
Temples of Khajuraho attract the visitors with their sculptural art,
which is very exquisite and intricate. Perfect in execution and
sublime in expressions these Khajuraho temples are a
dedication to the womanhood. The artist’s creative instincts
have beautifully captured various facets and moods of life in stone.

The beautiful temples that dot the town of Khajuraho are
believed to have been built by the mighty Chandela
rulers in 9th and 10th century AD. The engravings on these
temples are highly sensual and erotic.
Tantricism and the Shakti cult, where the pancha
makaras (five tenets), namely, matsya (fish), madira (wine),
maithun (sexual activity), mamsa (meat), and mudra (gesture)
were to release the human spirit from the bondage of the flesh,
have been described as the possible explanations for the
sculptural sensuality of Khajuraho.

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In the twenty-seventh century of Kali yuga, the Mlechcha
invaders started attacking North India. Some Bargujar
Rajputs moved eastward to central India; they ruled over the
Northeastern region of Rajasthan, called Dhundhar, and were
referred to as Dhundhel/Dhundhela in ancient times, for the
region they governed. Later on they called themselves
Bundelas and Chandelas; those who were in the ruling class
having gotra Kashyap were definitely all Bargujars; they were
vassals of Gurjara – Pratihara empire of North India, which lasted
from 500 C.E. to 1300 C.E. and at its peak the major monuments
were built. The Bargujars also built the Kalinjar fort and Neelkanth
Mahadev temple, similar to one at Sariska National Park, and
Baroli, being Shiva worshippers. The city was the cultural
capital of Chandela Rajputs, a Hindu dynasty that ruled this
part of India from the 10-12th centuries. The political capital
of Chandelas was Kalinjar. The Khajuraho temples were built
over a span of 200 years, from 950 to 1150. The Chandela
capital was moved to Mahoba after this time, but Khajuraho
continued to flourish for some time. Khajuraho has no forts
because the Chandel Kings never lived in their cultural capital.
The whole area was enclosed by a wall with eight gates,
each flanked by two golden palm trees. There were
originally over 80 Hindu temples, of which only 25 now
stand in a reasonable state of preservation, scattered over
an area of about 20 square kilometres (8 sq mi).
Today, the temples serve as fine examples of Indian
architectural styles that have gained popularity due to their
explicit depiction of sexual life during medieval times.
Locals living in the Khajuraho village always knew about
and kept up the temples as best as they could. They were
pointed out to an Englishman in late 19th century but the
jungles had taken a toll on all the monuments.
Out of 85 temples, only 20 have survived the ravages of time.
Made of sandstone blocks fitted together, the temples are
aligned east-west. For convenience, these may be divided into
western, eastern, and southern groups of temples.
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The temples at Khajuraho are divided into three broad groups:

The Western Group :

  • This is the largest and paramount group with most of its constituent temples laid out roughly in
    two rows. The Lakshmana Temple, the Matangesvara Temple and the Varaha Temple form one complex and the Visvanatha and Nandi temples are not far from this complex.
  • The Kandariya Mahadeo is considered the most evolved example of central Indian temple architecture. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is also the largest of Khajuraho’s temples.
  • The Lakshmana Temple is one of the oldest and finest of the western group of temples. Although the general norm in other temples is three bands of sculpture, this temple has only two. Recurrent themes are battles, hunting, and women.
  • The temple of Devi Jagdamba is considered by many to be one of the most erotic temples of Khajuraho. The temple houses Khajuraho’s most talked-about image, mithuna, and the sensuously carved figures.
  • The temple of Vishvanath and Nandi celebrates the marriage of Lord Shiva with Parvati. From traditional images of women fondling babies and writing letters, they are seen also as the most provocative of images.
  • Chaunsat Yogini is the oldest of the surviving temples of Khajuraho. This temple is dedicated to goddesses Kaliand is the only temple in Khajuraho that is built in granite. Other important temples in the western group are the temples of Lakshmi and Varaha, Mahadev, Chitragupta, Parvati, and Matangesvara.

The Eastern Group :

  • The eastern group of monuments, situated in close proximity to the Khajuraho village, includes three Brahmanical temples known as Brahma, Vamana and Javari and three Jain temples, the Ghantai, Adinath and Parsvanath.
  • The temple of Parsvanath is the largest of the Jain temples in Khajuraho and the finest. The temple was originally dedicated to Adinath and latter to Parsvanath. It is the finest example of the sensitive art without any sexual motifs.
  • Shantinath is the youngest of all the temples in Khajuraho. The temple has a four and a half meter statue of Adinath.
  • Mostly in ruins now, The temple of Ghantai has fine columns and chains and bells, with a figure of a Jain goddess on a garuda.
  • The temple of Brahma and Hanuman is also one of the oldest temples at Khajuraho. The temple is built mostly of granite and sandstone. Two other notable temples are Javari and Vamana temple.

The Southern Group :

  • The southern group of monuments comprises the Duladeo and the Chaturbhuja temples. The Duladeo is about a kilometer south of the Khajuraho village and half a mile southwest of the Jain group of temples.
  • The Duladeo is somewhat new and built in a time when the creativity of Khajuraho was well down its peak. The temple has wooden structures that take away its authenticity somewhat. The other temple is of Chaturbhuja, pretty far from the village. The temple has a 3-m-high statue of Vishnu.

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Apart from the temples, another place that can be visited
here is the Archeological Museum.
It has a very good collection of sculpture, inscriptions,
and architectural objects.
The Khajuraho temples do not contain sexual or erotic art
inside the temple or near the deities; however, some external
carvings bear erotic art. Also, some of the temples that have
two layers of walls have small erotic carvings on the outside of
the inner wall. There are many interpretations of the erotic carvings.
They portray that, for seeing the deity, one must leave his or
her sexual desires outside the temple. They also show that
divinity, such as the deities of the temples, is pure like the atman,
which is not affected by sexual desires and other characteristics
of the physical body. It has been suggested that these suggest tantric
sexual practices. Meanwhile, the external curvature and carvings of the
temples depict humans, human bodies, and the changes that occur in
human bodies, as well as facts of life. Some 10% of the
carvings contain sexual themes; those reportedly do not show
deities, they show sexual activities between people.
The rest depict the everyday life of the common Indian of the
time when the carvings were made, and of various activities
of other beings. For example, those depictions show women
putting on makeup, musicians, potters, farmers, and other folks.
Those mundane scenes are all at some distance from the
temple deities. A common misconception is that, since the
old structures with carvings in Khajuraho are temples,
the carvings depict sex between deities.

Pamban bridge, Rameswaram

The Pamban Bridge also called Indira Gandhi Bridge lies on the Indian end of the Palk Strait that connects Pamban island to mainland India. It actually refers to both the road bridge and the cantilever railway bridge, though primarily it means the latter. It is the longest sea bridge in India at a length of nearly 2.3 km (2345 meters) and stands as a fine example of Indian architecture. The bridge was constructed with sufficient elevation and a beautiful scenery of the sea, adjoining Islands and parallel rail bridge below can be viewed from the bridge.


The openable part of the railway bridge (called movable bridge in Civil Engineering terms) is in existence since 1911 and still it is functioning quiet well. It carries meter gauge trains on it, however, recently the Indian Railways are in the process of upgrade it to carry broad gauge trains. Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai – a premier national research laboratory in India, is handling this task.


A walk on the bridge is an exhilarating experience. At times the breeze could be strong. The view of the distant sea and the string of islands on the left of Pamban island is simply breathtaking. Though the bridge is a stunning structure, the entrance to the bridge from both the Mandapam and Pamban sides do not do justice to this impressive landmark.

HINDU TEMPLE MADE OF GLASS – MALAYSIA ..

Malaysia is predominantly a Muslim Country and yet it is very heartening to note that the Govt allowed to build a such a Beautiful Hindu Temple.

This is Malaysia’s (and World’s) first glass temple which is called as Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple. This is loacted in, Jalan Tebrau, Johor Baru. This Temple is going to be the Top Tourist attraction in Malaysia.

Following is the description of this Glass Temple:

1) 95 per cent of the temple’s walls, domes, pillars and ceiling have been constructed with over a million pieces of colourful glass imported from Belgium, Japan and Thailand.

2)The total cost of the temple is roughly three million ringgits (approximately $1 Million US Dollars).

3) All glass pieces of glass pieces were carefully crafted by 9 Myanmar workers, symbols such as Swastika, Namam and Sri Chakra were crafted from the glass pieces in seven colours.

4) Sultan of Johor awarded the land for constructing this Temple in 1922, and it was renovated in 1996.

5) The funds to construct this Temple was raised through public donations and community programmes.

6) This Temple is completely air-conditioned and can accomodate about 1500 devotess.

7) This Glass temple is scheduled to be opened officially on October 25th, 2009.

(Reference : Above information is taken from ANI News Service and I received these photos through an e-mail forward and I do not know the source. If someone identifies the source then I will be glad to mention the source in this blog and give him full credit.)

This is my desire to post this Blog with below pictures so that Indians all over the world will be proud to see that such a beautiful Temple is being built outside India.

NOW SIT BACK AND ENJOY BEAUTIFUL PICS BELOW :

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SOME HINDU TEMPLES ACROSS THE WORLD.

Venkateshwara Temple, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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Malibu Hindu Temple, Malibu, California,US

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Shiva-Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California,US.
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Lord Vishnu Temple, Angkor, Cambodia
The largest temple of the world, raised during the reign of Suryavarman-II in 12th century, is, in fact, located in Angkor, a major archaeological site of Cambodia. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is also one of the two temples intact in Angkor, Cambodia. The other is a Buddhist Temple. The largest temple of Lord Vishnu in Angkor is built according to Khmer architecture, original to Cambodia.
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Prambanan Shiva Temple, Central Java, Indonesia
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Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple of Greater Chicago – Aurora, Illinois, United States.
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir – Toronto, Canada.
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Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, Washington DC, United States
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London (Neasden Temple), United States
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Sri Murugan Temple “Batu Caves”, Penang, Malaysia.
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Sri Venkateswara Temple, Bridgewater, NJ, US.
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Mother Temple of Besakih, Bali, Indonesia.
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Murugan Temple, Sydney, Australia.
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Venkateswara Swami temple, Riverdale near Atlanta, Georgia, US.
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Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple, Helensburgh, Sydney, Australia.
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Velmurugan Gnana Muneeswarar Temple, Rivervale Crescent Sengkang,Singapore.
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Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam – Pearland, Texas, US.
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Ekta Mandir, Irving, Texas, US.
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Sri Venkateshwara Temple – New Jersey, US.
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Sri Lakshmi Temple – Ashland, MA, US.
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Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple, Pittsburgh, US.
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Shiva Vishnu Temple of South Florida Inc, FL, US.
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Shiva – Vishnu Temple of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
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Sri Murugan Temple, London, UK.
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Quad City Hindu Temple , Rock Island, IL, US.
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Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swami Temple, Memphis, Tennessee, US.
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Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Singapore.
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