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Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes

Share30 Pin46 +15 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 81As the name indicates this festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, the third God of the Hindu Trinity. Mahashivratri Vrat RecipesMahashivratri Vrat Recipes WHEN IS MAHASHIVARATRI CELEBRATED? Every month in Hindu calendar has listed the thirteenth day of...

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Indian festival Calendar – 2016

Share17 Pin +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Indian festival Calendar – 2015

Share Pin +11 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Lohri – Harvest Festival

Share2 Pin12 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 14Lohri – 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...

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Pongal – Harvest Festival

Share428 Pin3 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 431In 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...

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Mahashivratri

Share23 Pin2 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 25 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...

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Holi – Festival of colors

Share3 Pin1 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Navratri

Share58 Pin2 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Gangaur Festival

Share50 Pin2 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Ram navami – Birth of Shri Ram

Share Pin +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Gudi Padwa – Festival of Spring

Share Pin2 +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 2Gudi 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...

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Hanuman Jayanti

Share Pin +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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...

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Good Friday

Share Pin +1 Tweet Yum StumbleShares 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,...