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India boasts of strong culture & traditions. This category introduces you to different aspects of Indian cultural traditions.

Chaitra Navratri Information For Students

Chaitra Navratri: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Chaitra Navratri, also popular as Chait Navratras, is the nine-day festival observed in Chaitra month. Chaitra Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami, the ninth day of the month. The first of Chaitra month is celebrated as Ugadi or Yugadi. Durgashtami or Durga Ashtami in Navratri is the most auspicious day for …

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Navratri Songs with lyrics: Navratri Videos

Navratri Songs

Navratri – the nine nights of worshiping, devotion and celebration – is observed throughout the country and every region has a unique way of celebrating it. Despite the difference in the mode of celebration, the word Navratri at once brings to our mind Goddess Durga, lights, devotional music, crowded puja venue full of smiling faces, people dancing to the beats …

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Navratri Aarti: Navratri Devotional Bhajans

Mahendra Kapoor Navratri Special Bhajan: Maa Jaya Aadhya Shakti

Navratri Aarti: Navratri Devotional Bhajans And Songs: India is a land of colorful and vibrant festivals. Out of the clutter of festivals, Navratri stands as a prominent occasion, celebrated by people across the length and breadth of the country. It is celebrated in different ways, though the reason is the same – to commemorate the victory of good over the …

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Navratri Bhajans: Navratri Bhakti Sangeet

Navratri Bhajans: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri Bhajans: Navratri Bhakti Sangeet – There are two Navratri celebrations in India. The first Navratri is called the Chaitra Navratri and the second is called Ashwin Navratri. The first one is celebrated in the month of March- April and the second is celebrated in the month of September – October according to the Gregorian calendar. The celebrations of both these …

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Navratri Customs: Navratri Culture & Traditions

Navratri Customs

Navratri Customs: Navratri Culture & Traditions in Hindus – Navratri is a very important and popular festival of India. It comes twice on a year, once around March-April and the second time, around September-October. The nine days and nights of Navratri are entirely devoted to Mother Goddess. Throughout this period, fasts, strictly vegetarian diets, japa (chanting mantras in honor of …

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Navratri Date: Chaitra & Sharad Navratri Dates

Navratri Date - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri is an important Hindu festival, celebrated with religious fervor and great enthusiasm by the Hindus in different parts of the country. It is celebrated twice a year – in March-April (as Chaitra Navratri) and in October-November. While the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri is celebrated as Rama Navami, the festival celebrated in September-October (Sharad Navratri) commemorates the victory of …

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Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households

Navratri Fast - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households – Navratri literally means ‘nine nights’ and during these nine days which mark the celebration of Durga Puja in India, different incarnations of the Goddess Shakti, Adi Shakti, or the original creator, observer and destroyer of the universe, are worshiped. The festival is an integral part of the Hindu tradition and different regions in the …

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Navratri Katha, Navratri Legends and Stories

Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

With every festival, a unique legend is related and these legendary stories narrate the significance of the festival along with the rituals performed. India being a land of boundless customs, rituals and festivals, has a vast range of such stories which have come down from generation to generation and still hold equal importance to the population. As established by legends, …

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Navratri Gifts Ideas For Students And Children

Navratri Gifts: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri Gifts Ideas For Students And Children – Navratri celebrations are held twice in India. The first Navratri falls in the month of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu calendar i.e. March- April according to the Gregorian calendar and the second in the month of Ashwani i.e. September – October according to the Gregorian calendar. Both of these Poojas …

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Navratri Garba: Gujarati Garba Dance of Navratri

Navratri Garba: Gujarati Garba Dance of Navratri

Navratri is celebrated in myriad ways, by the Hindus across India. The celebrations seen in north India would be exactly the opposite of the merrymaking of people in South India. The mood of people in the eastern state of West Bengal is entirely different during the festive season of Navratri, as the occasion is celebrated as the triumph of goodness …

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