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Indian National Flag Adoption Day Information For Students

राष्ट्रगान मुझको भी आता है: मनोहर लाल ‘रत्नम’

National Flag Adoption Day is used to celebrate on the 22nd July to make the people aware about the Indian Flag which represents the Whole Nation consists of the Crores of the Indian People. India got freedom from the rule of the Britishers and they got freedom on the 15th August 1947 where all the people of India got every rights and …

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Guru Purnima Information For Students And Children

Guru Purnima - Hindu Festival

Guru Purnima – The full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Guru Purnima. The spiritual Gurus are revered on this day by remembering their life and teachings. Guru Purnima Date 2018 – Friday, 27 July 2019 – Tuesday, 16 July It is a propitious day of Guru Purnima, a day holy to the memory …

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Guru Har Krishan Jayanti Information For Students & Children

Sikhism as a religion evolved over a period, though early initiation to promote the same was done by Guru Nanak Dev. Among the eleven gurus in Sikh religion, Guru Har Kishan Das was 8th guru. Became Guru on 7th October, 1661. He succeeded his father Guru Hari Rai. Guru Har Krishan is popularly referred to as Bal Guru as he was …

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Devshayani Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Significance, Celebration

Devshayani Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Devshayani Ekadashi is also known by the name Ashadh Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Ashadi Ekadashi, Hari Shayani Ekadashi, Maha-Ekadashi and Prathama Ekadashi. Chaturmas, the holy period of four months when Lord Vishnu goes to sleep usually begins after Devshayani Ekadashi. Devshayani Ekadashi Dates 2018: 23rd July, 2018 (Monday) Devshayani Ekadashi usually begins days after the Puri Rath Yatra. Padarpur Yatra in Maharashtra …

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Dakshinayana Sankranti Information For Students And Parents

Dakshinayana Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Legends have it that Gods go to sleep during the Dakshinayana period. As the sun enters Karka rashi during Dakshinayana, therefore it is popularly also known by the name of Karkataka Sankranti. Dakshinayana generally lasts for six months starting June 21st and lasts till the month of January. It ends during Makar Sankranti when the Uttarayana phase begins. In 2018, …

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Kalpathi Ratholsavam Information For Students And Children

Kalpathi Ratholsavam

Kalpathi Ratholsavam, also called as Kalpathi Chariot Festival is an annual Hindu Festival celebrated mainly in the Kalpathi village in the state of Kerala. The festival is celebrated at the Sri Visalakshi Sametha Sri Viswanatha Swamy temple dedicated towards Lord Shiva and Goddess Lakshmi. The Chariot Festival is celebrated every year in the month of November. It is a ten …

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Jagannath Rath Yatra Information For Students And Children

Jagannath Rath Yatra

This spectacular chariot festival celebrated for 8 days is held at the famous Jagannath Temple at Puri (Orissa). Thousands of devotees flock to Puri during the occasion, as they believe that a glimpse of Lord Jagannath in his chariot gives salvation. Images of Lord Jagannath – the Lord of the Universe, his sister Subhadra and brother Balbhadra are taken out …

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World Population Day Information For Students And Children

World Population Day

World population day is an international level awareness campaign being celebrated all over the world to call people on stage to know the reason of this exploding population year by year as well as solve the big mistake of whole human fraternity. This great awareness event is to bring a population revolution globally as well as breaking sleep of all …

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Bhatali Navami Information For Students And Children

Bhatali Navami - Hindu Festival

The Hindu community in North India celebrate Bhadli Navami with immense religious fervor. Bhadli Navami also known by the name of Bhatali Navami, Ashara Shukla Paksha Navami, Kandarp Navami and is generally celebrated during the Ashada month. The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha in the Ashada month. An important fact related to Bhadli Navmi is …

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Guru Hargobind Singh Jayanti Information For Students

Guru Hargobind Singh Jayanti - Sikh Festival

Sikhism was started in Punjab by Guru Nanak in the late 15th century and the followers of this religion are known as the Sikhs. Out of ten million Sikhs in India majority are centered in Punjab. The word Sikh means disciple. They are the disciples of their ten Gurus, namely, Guru Angad (Guru 1539-52), Guru Amar Das (Guru 1552-74); Guru …

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