Category: Festivals

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Easter Sunday in India

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 Easter is the oldest of all Christian festivals. It’s the day when devotees celebrate Jesus Christ rising from the dead and they recall the widely believed Christian legend of – resurrection of Christ. It has been called a movable feast because it doesn’t fall on...

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Baisakhi or Vaisakhi Festival

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 Baisakhi marks the ripening of the Rabi crop and is celebrated in the month of Vaishakh (April-May). After harvesting of the winter crops, farmers of northern states of Punjab and Haryana celebrate this day as the beginning of another year. Vaishakh months of April...

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Ramadan

Share1 Pin +1 TweetShares 1Ramadan, is the holiest month in the Islamic year and muslims around the world practice sawm/siyam, or fasting, for the entire month of Ramadan. Fasting during Ramdan is one of the five pillars of Islam and one of the highest forms of...

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Eid -Al- Fitr

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 The word Eid means “feast” or “celebration”, while Fitr means “to break the fast” or “end of the fasting month”. Therefore Eid -Al- Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a joyous 3-day festivity that marks the end of the...

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Teej Festival

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 On the occasion of Teej, Goddess Parvati is worshiped by seekers for martial bliss and happiness. Teej is also referred as the festival of swings. WHEN IS TEEJ CELEBRATED? Teej is held every year during the Hindu Month of Shravan...

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Raksha Bandhan

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0Raksha Bandhan is a special Hindu festival marking the love and affection between brothers and sisters. The name itself describes the festival where raksha means “protection” and bandhan means “bond” meaning “a bond of protection”. It’s a day of celebration and prayers...

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Janmashtami

Share Pin105 +1 TweetShares 105 Krishna Janmashtami also known as Krishnashtami or Gokulashtami is a festival dedicated to Lord Shri Krishna and this festival celebrates his birth. Among the Dashavtar, Lord Krishna is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and is considered the most popular avatar. WHEN IS JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATED? In...

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Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Share Pin1 +1 TweetShares 1 Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayak Chaturthi is the festival celebrated in honor of Lord Ganesha. A Hindu festival that marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha and therefore this day is celebrated as Ganesh Chaturthi. WHEN IS GANESH CHATURTHI FESTIVAL CELEBRATED? Ganesh...

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Dusshera or Vijayadashami

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashmi, is one of the fascinating festivals of India and is celebrated all around India with great fanfare. Where “Vijaya” stands for victory and “Dashami” stands for tenth day. Dusshera is observed as the victory of...

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Karwa Chouth Vrat katha and Vrat vidhi

Share15 Pin17 +11 TweetShares 33 Karwa Chouth Vrat katha and Vrat vidhi- It is the most important fast observed by the women of North India. Karwa Chouth is a fast undertaken by married Hindu women who offer prayers seeking the welfare, prosperity, well-being, and longevity...

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Dhanteras

Share2 Pin +1 TweetShares 2 Dhanteras marks the beginning of the five day Diwali festival. It’s the first day when the festivities begin. The word Dhanteras comes from a sanskrit word Dhan which means wealth and teras means “the thirteen day”. Dhanteras is also referred...

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Diwali – Festival of Lights

Share19 Pin3 +11 TweetShares 23 Diwali or Deepaawali means an Array of Lamps i.e .Rows of diyas (Deep = Lamp, Vali =Array). Of all the festivals celebrated in India, Diwali is by far the most glamorous and important festival. Enthusiastically enjoyed by people of every religion,...

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How Diwali is Celebrated – Part 2

Share Pin26 +1 TweetShares 26   5 DAYS OF DIWALI The First day of Diwali – Dhanteras The First day is called Dhanteras or Dhantryaodashi, which falls on the thirteenth day of the month of Ashwin. Follow the link to learn more about DHANTERAS. The...

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Gurupurab – The Sikh Festival

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 Anniversaries associates with lives of Sikh Gurus are referred to as Gurpurabs. Gurpurab literally means ‘festival of the gurus’ OR a day observed in the remembrance of Guru. On this day one of the ten gurus of the Khalsa Panth is honored. The...

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Lakshmi ji ki aarti

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0   AARTI OF JAI LAKSHMI MA IN HINDI ~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~** AARTI OF JAI LAKSHMI MA IN ENGLISH Om Jai Lakshmi mata, maya jai Lakshmi mata, Tumko nishdin Sevat(2), Hara Vishnu vidhata, Jai Lakshmi…|| Brahmani, Rudrani Kamala, tuhi hai jagmata, Surya chandrama...

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Ganesh ji ki aarti

Share18 Pin1 +1 TweetShares 19 GANESH JI KI AARTI IN HINDI  ~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~** GANESH JI KI AARTI IN ENGLISH Jai ganesh jai ganesh jai ganesh deva Mata jaki parvati pita maha deva – 2 Ek dant dayawant char bhuja dhari Mathe par tilak sohe moosh ki...