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Dhanteras- Day 1 of the Diwali Celebrations

Dhanteras, also called as Dhana Trayodashi, is celebrated 2 days before the main festival of Diwali. It falls in the month of Kartik on the 13th day of the dark fortnight; To commemorate the...
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Unusual Diwali Customs from Himachal Pradesh

The festival of lights, has many different traditions and customs- some varying from mild to extremes- Extremes also include the  statutory Diwali cleaning that are obligated by Moms ;) :P Some traditions are the...
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The Festival of Lights |Traditions & Rituals of Diwali

Diwali, or Dipawali, is the festival of lights, the festival of returning of Lord Rama and his consort, Goddess Sita and his brother, Lord Lakshmana from exile; the festival of triumph of Goddess Satyabhama...
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Innovative Durga Pandals to This Navratri

Durga puja has been one of the most important and most awaited time of the year since times immemorial. Celebrated as Navratri throughout India, Durga puja has been all the more closely associated with...
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Rs. 40,000Cr for puja celebration. . But what about our necessity, Sir?

Durga puja, the famous festival of Bengalis. A deep fantasy, a deep nostalgia and thousands of feelings are attached to the name of  Maa Durga. This is the one and only festival whose countdown starts...
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Pitru Paksha : A Fissure in the Festive Times

A period of 16 days, when people pay homage to the departed family members is Pitru Paksha, also called as  shraad paksh. In these 16 days- one offers food and water to their ancestors,...

Hyderabad’s Khairatabad Lord Ganesha Throughout The Years

Khairatabad Ganesha is one of the most famous  Ganesha pandal through out Hyderabad and is considered the pride of the city. Like everything changes, Lord  Ganesha has changed throughout the years as well ....

Vishu: Significance

The start of the time when the sun enters into Sidereal Aries, also called Ashwini     nakshatra—is celebrated as Vishu. According to traditions, what one sees when one first opens one's eyes on Vishu...

Gangaur Teej: The Significance

Gangaur  is celebrate in honor of Goddess  Gauri. A manifestation of Parvati, representing purity and austerity. "Gana" is another word for Lord Shiva, and  Gangaur  signifies Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati together. It's believed that...

Holi Hai-Bura Na Mano Holi Hai

Holi, is one festival, where people love to get filthy, and one of those festivals that people celebrate despite their religious and cultural inclinations. Called, festival of colors, Holi sees a very vibrant and...