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Narad Jayanti: May 11 is reckoned as tribute to Narad Muni- A precursor of Journalism

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May 12, 2017: Communication plays a significant part in the lives of every living being. It becomes easy to share the thoughts, ideas and information with each other by the means of communication. The process of communication has existed since pre-historic times. Not only humans but plants and animals also communicate in their own language. In the Hindu folks, Narad Muni is deemed to be the pioneer of communication. May 11 is celebrated every year as Narad Jayanti to commemorate Sage Narad.

Some Puranas insinuates that the Sage Narad emerged from the forehead of Lord Brahma whereas others like Vishnu Purana vindicated that he is the descendant of Sage Kashyapa. Narad rishi is one of the prajapatis and also among the seven noble rishis.

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Narad Jayanti is discerned as the birth anniversary of Devrishi Narad. It is supposed that he used to continuously explore all around the world crooning and communicating information.

Rig Veda has some hymns credited to Narada Muni. Naradji is pictured as a sanyasi with a Veena in hand who often create trouble of course with a positive intention or for the prosperity of the world.

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Narad Jayanti is celebrated on the day after full moon day in Vaishakh month i.e. April or May.

Sage Narad is a precursor of modern day journalism and mass communication. Hence the day is also called ‘Patrakar Diwas’ and is honoured in this form crosswise the country. He is believed to be the designer of the musical instrument, Veena. He has been held the master of the Gandharvas who was the divine musicians.

The day urges the journalists to follow his ideations, expand their approach to people of the community and aim towards public welfare.

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Paintings Which Beautifully Depict Scenes From Ramayana

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Ram lifting the bow during Sita Swayambar. Wikimedia Commons.

Ramayana, the ancient Indian epic which describes the narrative of Ayodhya Prince lord Rama’s struggles. The struggles include- exile of 14 years, abduction of his wife Sita, reaching Lanka, destruction of the evil. It is strongly ingrained in the Indian culture, especially, the Hindu culture since a long time. Hindus celebrate Diwali based on the narratives of Ramayana.

The story of Ramayana gives out the beautiful message that humanity and service to the mankind is way more important than kingdom and wealth. Below are five paintings describing the scenes from Ramayana:

1. Agni Pariksha in Ramayana

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Agni Pariksha. Wikimedia.

When Lord Rama questions Sita’s chastity, she undergoes Agni Pariksha, wherein, she enters a burning pyre, declaring that if she has been faithful to her husband then the fire would harm her. She gets through the test without any injuries or pain. The fire God, Agni, was the proof of her purity. Lord Rama accepts Sita and they return to Ayodhya. 

2. Scene From The Panchavati Forest

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scene from the panchavati forest. wikimedia.

The picture describes a scene from the Panchavati forest. It is believed that Lord Rama built his forest by residing in the woods of Panchavati, near the sources of the river Godavari, a few miles from the modern city of Mumbai. He lived in peace with his wife and brother in the forest.

3. Hanuman Visits Sita

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Hanuman meets Sita. Wikimedia.

Hanuman reaches Lanka in search of Sita. At first, he was unable to find Sita. He later saw a woman sitting in Ashok Vatika, drowned in her sorrows, looked extremely pale. He recognized her. After seeing the evil king, Ravana making her regular visit to Sita, he hid somewhere in the Vatika. After Ravana left, Hanuman proved Sita that he is Rama’s messenger by showing her his ring. He assured her that Rama would soon come to rescue her. Before leaving Lanka, he heckled Ravana. Agitated by Hanuman’s actions, Ravana ordered to set Hanuman’s tail on fire. With the burning tail, Hanuman set the entire city on fire.