Category: Festivals

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Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes

Share30Pin46TweetYumStumble+1581 SharesAs 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 the darker half of the...

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How to make Janmashtami Jhula at home

Share4Pin165TweetYumStumble+1169 Shares 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 around the house....

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Easy ladoo recipes for festive season

Share7Pin7TweetYumStumble+114 SharesWith 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 season.  This festival is...

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Indian festival Calendar – 2016

Share17PinTweetYumStumble+117 Shares 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 so vast in...

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Indian festival Calendar – 2015

SharePinTweetYumStumble+111 Shares 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 vast in number...

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Lohri – Harvest Festival

Share2Pin12TweetYumStumble+114 SharesLohri – 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 the month of Paush...

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Makar Sankranti – Harvest festival

Share2Pin1TweetYumStumble+13 Shares 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 passes through the...

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Pongal – Harvest Festival

Share428Pin3TweetYumStumble+1431 SharesIn 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 are cleaned, painted...

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Basant Panchami – Festival of Spring

Share6PinTweetYumStumble+16 SharesThe 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) in the month...

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Mahashivratri

Share23Pin2TweetYumStumble+125 Shares 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 the month as...

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Holi – Festival of colors

Share3Pin1TweetYumStumble+14 SharesHoli 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 festival marks the...

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Navratri

Share58Pin2TweetYumStumble+160 Shares 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  in Punjab, Cheti ...

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Gangaur Festival

Share50Pin2TweetYumStumble+152 Shares 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 festival’s spirited celebration...

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Ram navami – Birth of Shri Ram

SharePinTweetYumStumble+1Shri- 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 bright fortnight in the...

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Gudi Padwa – Festival of Spring

SharePin2TweetYumStumble+12 SharesGudi 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 onset of spring...

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Hanuman Jayanti

SharePinTweetYumStumble+1Hanuman 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 prayers are offered. It is believed...

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Good Friday

SharePinTweetYumStumble+1Good 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 hailed from Nazareth, a...