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Durga Ahstami

Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is the eight day and one of the most auspicious days of ten days long Durga Puja festival. In India fasting is undertaken by many people of this holy occasion. This day is also known for 'Astra Puja'(worshiping weapons) as on this day the weapons of goddess Durga are worshipped.

By |2020-06-05T17:47:41+05:30June 5th, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Hindi Diwas

Hindi Diwas is an annual day celebrated on 14 september in India to celebrate the popularity of Hindu as an official language of India. Mostly this celebration is government sponsored event in central government, but many private organizations and voluntary groups also celebrate the day.   Let's Celebrate Hindi Diwas Together

By |2020-06-04T18:07:00+05:30June 4th, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan or simply called Rakhi is celebrated in many parts of India and Nepal. Raksha Bandhan means 'bond of protection'. The festival celebrates the love between brothers and sisters. On Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties a rakhi (sacred thread) on her brother's wrist with a prayer for his prosperity and happiness. This symbolizes the

By |2020-06-04T18:02:14+05:30June 4th, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Onam

Onam is a traditional harvest festival celebrated widely in South India, especially Kerela. It falls in the Malayalam calender month of chingam, which is Gregorian calender overlaps with August-September. This festival is also celebrated by some Christians. People buy and wear new clothes for the occasion of Onam, and this tradition is called Onakkodi. On

By |2020-06-04T17:57:04+05:30June 4th, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Janmashtami

Janmashtami is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eight avtaar of Vishnu. Dance-drama enactments of the life of Krishna according to the Bhagvad Geeta, devotional singing through the night when Krishna is believed to have been born, fasting, a night vigil and a festival of the following day are

By |2020-06-03T18:25:28+05:30June 3rd, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Independence Day

Independence Day is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on August 15, 1947. India attained independence following a period of freedom struggle noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience. On each subsequent Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India unfurls the National Flag and gives a speech

By |2020-06-03T18:19:36+05:30June 3rd, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day festival celebrated to honor Lord Ganesha birthday. He is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. During the festival, colorful pandals are set up and Lord Ganesha is worshipped. Ganesha is known by 108 different names and is the god of arts and sciences and the deva of

By |2020-06-03T18:15:35+05:30June 3rd, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Nag Panchami

Naga Panchami is a day of traditional worship of Nagas or snakes observed by Hindus throughout India, Nepal, and other countries where Hindu adherents live. The worship is offered on the fifth day of bright half of lunar month of Shravana (July/August), according to the Hindu calendar. Some Indian states, such as Gujarat, celebrate Naga

By |2020-06-02T18:21:18+05:30June 2nd, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima (Purnima) also known as Vyasa Purnima marks the birthday of Ved Vyasa. It is a spiritual tradition in Hindu culture dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers, who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom, with very little or no monetary expectation, based on Karma Yoga. It is celebrated as a

By |2020-06-02T18:14:42+05:30June 2nd, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments

Eid Al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, as an act of submission to God's command. Muslims around the world observe this event. Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two Eid holidays,

By |2020-06-01T18:51:56+05:30June 1st, 2020|Festivals in India|0 Comments