Category: Festivals

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How to make Janmashtami Jhula at home

Share3 Pin96 +1 TweetShares 99 Janmashtami is just few days away and families are busy preparing Krishna jhula and homemade sweets. On this auspicious occasion, learn how to make Janmashtami Jhula at home.  Create Krishna jhula from simple and easy-to-find materials that you probably have laying...

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Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes

Share27 Pin27 +15 TweetShares 59As the name indicates this festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, the third God of the Hindu Trinity. Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes WHEN IS MAHASHIVARATRI CELEBRATED ? Every month in Hindu calendar has listed the thirteenth day of the darker half...

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Easy ladoo recipes for festive season

Share7 Pin7 +1 TweetShares 14With Holi around the corner, celebrate the warmth of this festival with sweetness of these yummy and delicious ladoo recipes. Holi is celebrated with zest and enthusiasm all around India and its among India’s premier festivals. Browse through the collection of Easy ladoo recipes for festive...

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Indian festival Calendar – 2016

Share17 Pin +1 TweetShares 17 Indian Festival Calendar – 2016 – Rich in it’s cultural inheritance, festivals are an essential part of our Indian community.They reflect the diversity of celebrations in a multi-cultural, multi- religion nation which values sentiments, respects traditions and fosters community living. Indian festivals are...

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Indian festival Calendar – 2015

Share Pin +11 TweetShares 1 Indian Festival Calendar 2015 – Rich in it’s cultural inheritance, festivals are an essential part of our Indian community.They reflect the diversity of celebrations in a multi-cultural, multi- religion nation which values sentiments, respects traditions and fosters community living. Indian festivals are so...

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Lohri – Harvest Festival

Share2 Pin9 +1 TweetShares 11Lohri – Harvest Festival of Punjab and Haryana is also referred as the bonfire festival. Huge bonfires are lit to thanks the God for abundant crops. WHEN IS LOHRI CELEBRATED? – Lohri – Harvest Festival is celebrated on 13th of January during...

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Makar Sankranti – Harvest festival

Share2 Pin1 +1 TweetShares 3 Makar Sankranti marks the end of cold winter days and beginning of warm and longer days for the harvest season. WHEN IS MAKAR SANKRANTI CELEBRATED? This festival is celebrated on 14th of January in the month of Magha when the sun...

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Pongal – Harvest Festival

Share427 Pin3 +1 TweetShares 430In Tamil Nadu- Sankranti is known by the name of ‘Pongal’. It is the most popular harvest festival to the farmers of South India. Pongal – Harvest Festival lasts for four days. FIRST DAY IS BHOGI/BOGI Observed as the cleaning day where houses...

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Basant Panchami – Festival of Spring

Share6 Pin +1 TweetShares 6The name itself signifies the festival BASANT/VASANT which means SPRING and PANCHAMI means FIFTH i.e. the fifth day of Spring. Basant Panchami – Festival of Spring WHEN IS BASANT PANCHAMI CELEBRATED ? It falls on Panchami of the Sukal Paksh ( Waxing moon)...

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Mahashivratri

Share22 Pin2 +1 TweetShares 24 As the name indicates this festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, the third God of the Hindu Trinity.  WHEN IS MAHASHIVARATRI CELEBRATED ? Every month in Hindu calendar has listed the thirteenth day of the darker half of...

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Holi – Festival of colors

Share3 Pin1 +1 TweetShares 4Holi also known as Basantutsav (Spring Festival) is the festival of colors which is celebrated across India with great cheer and gaiety. WHEN IS HOLI CELEBRATED? Holi falls on a full moon during the month of Phalgun some time in March. Holi...

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Navratri

Share58 Pin2 +1 TweetShares 60 Navratri means- Nav = nine ; Ratri = nights. Nine nights of worshiping Shakti also known as Mother Durga. Wish You All A Happy Vikram Samvat 2072, celebrated as  Gudi  Padwa in Maharashtra,  Ugadi  in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.  Baisakhi ...

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Gangaur Festival

Share50 Pin2 +1 TweetShares 52 Gangaur or Mewar festival is performed in the honor of Mother Gauri. In the word Gangaur ‘Gan is a synonym for lord Shiva and ‘Gaur’ or ‘Gauri’ for Goddess Parvati (the consort of Lord Shiva). WHEN IS GANGAUR CELEBRATED? In Rajasthan, Gangaur...

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Ram navami – Birth of Shri Ram

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0Shri- Ram is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu and Ramnavami commemorates the birth of Rama who incarnated himself in a human form on this day and took birth in Ayodhya. WHEN IS RAM NAVAMI CELEBRATED? Ram Navami falls on the ninth day (navami) of a...

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Gudi Padwa – Festival of Spring

Share Pin1 +1 TweetShares 1Gudi Padwa ia a Maharashtrain spring festival. According to Marathi calendar it marks the New Year’s Day for Maharashtrians. WHEN IS GUDI PADWA CELEBRATED? Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu month- Chaitra in March/April which also represents the...

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Hanuman Jayanti

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0Hanuman Jayanti, also known as Hanumath Jayanti, is the auspicious day and is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Hanuman, the monkey god. Hanuman Jayanti is an important festival and Hanuman is the symbol of strength and energy. Hanuman chalisa are recited and...

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Good Friday

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. This day is marked with prayers, fasts and penance. Observed on a Friday just before Easter, it is a public holiday in India. LEGEND ASSOCIATED WITH GOOD FRIDAY According to Christian legend, Jesus Christ...