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  • noun Plural form of akhara.

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Examples

  • Men, women and children outnumbered the sadhus, who are expected to throng the city only after January 26 as the official entrance of the 'akharas' will begin then.

    Times Now

  • The mela administration has to erect tents for various 'akharas' (Hindu religious orders) and provide basic amenities like drinking water, lights, toilets and sewerage but many such projects are yet to be initiated.

    Zee News : India National

  • The mela administration has to erect tents for various 'akharas' (Hindu religious orders) and provide basic amenities like drinking water, lights, toilets and sewerage but many such projects are yet to be initiated.

    Zee News : India National

  • There are these akharas filled with opium soaked sadhus and their equally fanatic followers jostling for space and dominance.

    Pilgrim Trails

  • However, sadhus belonging to the Mahanirvani, Nirmohi Ani, Digambar Ani and Nirwani ani akharas reached Har-Ki-Pauri in a procession and took their dip.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • A majority of pilgrims need directions, so it was ensured that every policeman knows what is where, from major ashrams to chowks, from dharamshalas to temples, akharas and street names.

    The Times of India

  • According to mela administration, various akharas would start taking out their procession from 9.30 am and reach har ki pauri by about 11 am.

    Analysis

  • But Kumar says he owes his success to a youth spent in akharas.

    Taipei Times

  • Only sadhus of various akharas would be allowed to take bath at the two places during these hours, officials said.

    Analysis

  • Later, sadhus of three more akharas of Agni, Aahwan and Anand also joined the Joona and Niranjani Akharas and did not take bath at Har-Ki-Pauri.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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