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Ganges
Coordinates : 25°18′N 83°01′E / 25.30°N 83.01°E / 25.30; 83.01 Part of a series on HINDUISM * Hindu
Hindu
* History Concepts GOD / HIGHEST REALITY * Brahman
Brahman
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Trisul
TRISUL ( Hindi
Hindi
: त्रिसूल) is a group of three Himalayan mountain peaks of western Kumaun , with the highest ( Trisul
Trisul
I) reaching 7120m. The three peaks resemble a trident - in Hindi / Sanskrit
Sanskrit
, Trishula , trident, is the weapon of Shiva
Shiva
. The Trishul group forms the southwest corner of the ring of peaks enclosing the Nanda Devi
Nanda Devi
Sanctuary, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) west-southwest of Nanda Devi
Nanda Devi
itself. The main peak, Trisul
Trisul
I, was the first peak over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) to have ever been climbed, in 1907
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God In Hinduism
The concept of GOD IN HINDUISM varies in its diverse traditions. Hinduism
Hinduism
spans a wide range of beliefs such as henotheism , monotheism , polytheism , panentheism , pantheism , pandeism , monism , atheism and nontheism . Forms of theism find mention in the Bhagavad Gita . Emotional or loving devotion (bhakti) to a primary god such as avatars of Vishnu ( Krishna
Krishna
for example), Shiva
Shiva
and Devi
Devi
emerged in the early medieval period, and is now known as Bhakti movement . Other Hindus consider atman within every living being to be same as Vishnu or Shiva
Shiva
or Devi, or alternatively identical to the eternal metaphysical Absolute called ( Brahman ) in Hinduism
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Nanda Kot
NANDA KOT (Hindi-नन्दा कोट) is a mountain peak of the Himalaya
Himalaya
range located in the Pithoragarh district
Pithoragarh district
of Uttarakhand state in India
India
. It lies in the Kumaon Himalaya
Himalaya
, just outside the ring of peaks enclosing the Nanda Devi
Nanda Devi
Sanctuary, 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Nanda Devi
Nanda Devi
itself. The name Nanda Kot
Nanda Kot
literally means "Nanda's Fortress" and refers to the abode of one of the sacred forms of the Hindu Goddess Parvati
Parvati
who in legend has made her sanctuary amongst the ring of lofty mountains in the region. Nanda Kot
Nanda Kot
is connected to the Sanctuary wall by a high pass known as the Pindari Kanda, 5,269 m (17,287 ft)
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Nanda Devi
NANDA DEVI is the second highest mountain in India
India
, and the highest located entirely within the country. ( Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga
, which is higher, is on the border of India
India
and Nepal
Nepal
.) It is the 23rd-highest peak in the world. It was considered the highest mountain in the world before computations in 1808 proved Dhaulagiri
Dhaulagiri
to be higher. It was also the highest mountain in India
India
before 1971 when Sikkim
Sikkim
, the state in which Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga
is located, joined the Republic of India. It is part of the Garhwal Himalayas , and is located in the state of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
, between the Rishiganga valley on the west and the Goriganga valley on the east
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Hindu Philosophy
VEDANTA * Advaita * Vishishtadvaita
Vishishtadvaita
* Dvaita
Dvaita
Vedanta <
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Palashi
PALASHI ), also known as PLASSEY, is a village on the Bhagirathi river, located approximately 50 kilometres north of the city of Krishnanagar in Kaliganj CD Block in the Nadia District
Nadia District
of West Bengal , India. The nearest major town is Beldanga
Beldanga
. It has its own two local gram panchayat . It is particularly well known due to the Battle of Plassey fought there in 1757, between the private army of the British East India
India
Company and the army of the king of Bengal
Bengal
Nawab
Nawab
Siraj Ud Daulah
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Kamet
KAMET (Hindi : कामेत) is the second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand , after Nanda Devi . It lies in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand . Its appearance resembles a giant pyramid topped by a flat summit area with two peaks. CONTENTS * 1 Climbing * 2 Neighboring and subsidiary peaks * 3 Nomenclature * 4 Partial timeline * 5 Glaciers and rivers * 6 High altitude research * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links CLIMBINGDue to its position near the Tibetan Plateau , Kamet is remote and not as accessible as some Himalayan peaks. It also receives a great deal of wind from the Plateau. However, by modern standards, it is a relatively straightforward ascent for such a high mountain. Early explorers of the region faced long approach marches of around 200 miles (321.9 km) from Ranikhet through dense mountain forest; access is easier today
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Nabadwip
nadia.nic.in www.nabadwipmunicipality.org NABADWIP (/ˌnæbəˈdwiːp/ ) is a city under Municipal administration in the district of Nadia
Nadia
in West Bengal
West Bengal
, ( India
India
). It is seated on the western bank of the Bhagirathi river . The Bhagirathi river originally flowed down the west of Nabadwip
Nabadwip
in the past, forming a natural boundary between the districts of Bardhaman and Nadia. With time it has shifted its course to where it is at present, cutting the city off from the rest of the Nadia
Nadia
district. It is considered to have been founded in 1063 AD, which served as the old capital of the Sena dynasty . It was a center of learning and philosophy in medieval India and is still noted for its traditional Sanskrit schools
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Buxar
BUXAR is a city in the state of Bihar
Bihar
in the eastern part of India bordering eastern Uttar Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Buxar District . The Battle of Buxar
Battle of Buxar
and Battle of Chausa were fought in the vicinity. Buxar
Buxar
Railway Station lies on Patna–Mughalsarai section of Howrah–Delhi main line
Howrah–Delhi main line
. DEMOGRAPHYAs of 2011 India
India
census , Buxar
Buxar
had a population of 102,861. Males constitute 52.65% of the population and females 47.35%. Buxar
Buxar
has an average literacy rate of 79.77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 87% and female literacy of 65%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age
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Kedarnath (mountain)
KEDARNATH (or KEDARNATH MAIN) and KEDARNATH DOME (or KEDAR DOME) are two mountains in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the western Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand state, India . Kedarnath (Main) lies on the main ridge that lies south of the Gangotri Glacier , and Kedarnath Dome, a subpeak of the main peak, lies on a spur projecting towards the glacier, two kilometres northwest of Kedarnath. They are at a distance 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of the Hindu holy site of Gaumukh (the source of the ganges River ). Kedarnath is the highest peak on the south side of the Gangotri Glacier, and Kedarnath Dome is the third highest. Both peaks have relatively easy routes on their northwest sides, but the east face of Kedarnath Dome is a large, very difficult rock climb
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Sahibganj
SAHEBGANJ (also known as Sahibganj) is a town and Municipality of Sahebganj district of Jharkhand state , India , which also serves as the district headquarters for Sahibganj District. Sahibganj means a place (ganj) of masters (sahebs or sahibs). Sahibganj is a Class II town of Jharkhand which is sandwiched between River Ganga on the north, Rajmahal Hills on the south, State of Bengal on the East and one of the world's oldest university, Vikaramshila (in Bhagalpur District) of Bihar on the west. Sahibganj is the northern most town as well as district of Jharkhand. The place is likely to have been given its name because a number of English and other European people lived and worked in and around the railway station during the British Raj . The town is cosmopolitan, with people from Bihar, Bengal, and Jharkhand; and refugees from Bangladesh
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Brahman
ARTS * Bharatanatyam
Bharatanatyam
* Kathak * Kathakali
Kathakali
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Ishvara
ISHVARA ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
: ईश्वर, Īśvara) is a concept in Hinduism
Hinduism
, with a wide range of meanings that depend on the era and the school of Hinduism. In ancient texts of Indian philosophy, depending on the context, Ishvara
Ishvara
can mean supreme soul, ruler, lord, king, queen or husband. In medieval era Hindu
Hindu
texts, depending on the school of Hinduism, Ishvara
Ishvara
means God, Supreme Being, personal god, or special Self . In Shaivism
Shaivism
, Ishvara
Ishvara
is synonymous with " Shiva
Shiva
", sometimes as Maheshvara or Parameshvara meaning the "Supreme lord", or as an Ishta-deva (personal god). In Vaishnavism
Vaishnavism
, it is synonymous with Vishnu
Vishnu

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Jharkhand
JHARKHAND (lit. "Bushland" or The land of forest) is a state in eastern India
India
, carved out of the southern part of Bihar
Bihar
on 15 November 2000. The state shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the northwest, Chhattisgarh to the west, Odisha
Odisha
to the south, and West Bengal
West Bengal
to the east. It has an area of 79,710 km2 (30,778 sq mi). The city of Ranchi
Ranchi
is its capital and Dumka
Dumka
its sub capital. Jharkhand
Jharkhand
suffers from resource curse ; It accounts for more than 40% of the mineral resources of India, but it suffers widespread poverty as 39.1 per cent of the population is below the poverty line and 19.6 per cent of the children under five years of age are malnourished
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