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Chhath Puja

Chath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival historically native to the Indian subcontinent. The Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Sun and his wife Usha in order to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. It does not involve any idol worship. The rituals

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Bhai Dhooj

Bhai Dooj is a festival celebrated by Hindus of the Indian subcontinent, notable India and Nepal, on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar or of Shalivahan Shaka calendar month of Kartika. It is celebrated during the Diwali festival. The celebrations of this day are similar to

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Milad Un Nabi

Many Muslims in India observe Milad-un-Nabi, which commemorates the Prophet Muhammad's (or Mohammad's) birthday. Milad un-Nabi is a gazetted holiday in India and is also known as Nabi Day, Mawlid, Mohammad's Birthday or the Prophet's Birthday.   Milad un-Nabi is a public holiday. It is a day off the general population, and schools and most

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