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Hindu Radio: Tattva- A Magazine by Hindu Youth/Reviving Shiva's Ratha Festival/Cow's Milk-A Miracle?

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Hindu Radio Interviews Aparna Garg-Former Editor of Tattva Magazine and Current Member of the Editorial Team. Aparna shares her insights as an Indian-American Hindu Youth born and raised in the USA.Tiruvidaimarudur near Thanjavur (Kumbhakonam) houses an ancient temple dedicated to Shiva. This mammoth structure is an awe inspiring temple that has been venerated for over a millennium. This temple used to host a grand chariot festival with five rathas. However, this festival came to a standstill some 74 years ago and the five wooden chariots disintegrated with time. A historic occasion: This festival was revived on the 19th of January 2011 thanks to the initiative of Swami Dayananda Saraswati with the consent of the Gurumahasannidanam of the Tiruvavaduturai Adhinam Matha. Many conscious consumers avoid milk however are they now missing out on something vital to their spiritual development? AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada wrote regarding Milk, "There is a miracle in milk, for it contains all the necessary vitamins to sustain human physiological conditions for higher achievements."