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2018 Mohini Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Legends and Importance

Hindu mythology believes in re-birth. Mohini Ekadashi is one of the important Ekadashis that holds great significance and importance according to Hindu Mythology. It is so called because it helps a person to get rid of all their sins that have so far been accumulated right from his previous births. Mohini Ekadashi occurs during the Shukla Paksha of Vaisakha month. …

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Buddha Poornima Festival Information for Students and Children

Buddha Poornima

Buddha Poornima, which falls on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha (either in April or May), commemorates the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism. Notwithstanding the summer heat (the temperature routinely touches 45 degrees C), pilgrims come from all over the world to Bodh Gaya to attend the Buddha Poornima celebrations. The day is marked …

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World Earth Day 2018 Information for Students and Children

Earth Day

World Earth Day is the largest, most widely celebrated international environmental event. Earth Day helps celebrate Earth’s unique place in the universe. It is the only planet in our solar system teeming with incredible biodiversity. Learning about and protecting this biodiversity is what Earth Day is all about. People all over the world celebrate our efforts to protect plants and …

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Ganga Saptami Information For Students and Children

Ganga Saptami

Ganga Saptami is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly in Northern parts of India. It is also known as Ganga Pujan or Ganga Jayanti. It is believed that on this day the day the holy river Ganga descended onto the earth. This day falls on the seventh day of the Shukla Paksha in Vaisakha month. River Ganges is considered to be …

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Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti Information for Students and Children

Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti

Sri Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti or Ramanuja Jayanti as it is commonly known is celebrated as a mark of respect to the South Indian philosopher Ramanuja Acharya. It was Ramanuja who advocated that worship of Lord Vishnu is the best and the viable method of attaining Moksha or salvation. Tamil calendar is consulted every year to decide on the exact date …

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Surdas Jayanti Information For Students and Children

Surdas Jayanti

Surdas Jayanti commemorates the birthday of saint Surdas who is believed to be blind. There is difference of opinion among laureates and literature about his birth year. An Indian postal department released a postage stamp on the great poet which indicates that Surdas was born in 1479 AD and his soul departed in 1586. The poet attributes his contributions to …

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परशुराम जयंती की जानकारी विद्यार्थियों और बच्चों के लिए

Parshuram Jayanti

वैशाख शुक्ल पक्ष की अक्षय तृतीया को परशुराम जयंती के रूप में मनाई जाएगी। वैशाख माह की शुक्ल पक्ष की तृतीया तिथि की रात में पहले प्रहर में भगवान परशुराम का जन्म हुआ था इसलिए यह जयन्ती तृतीया तिथि के प्रथम प्रहर में मनाई जाती है। अक्षय तृतीया को जन्म होने के कारण परशुराम जी की शस्त्रशक्ति भी अक्षय है। …

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World Haemophilia Day 2018 Information for Students and Children

World Haemophilia Day - 17 April

April 17 is celebrated as World Haemophilia Day across the globe by Haemophilia organizations. Celebration of this day is a broad step to increase awareness among the people around the world about the hereditary genetic disorder called Haemophilia. World Haemophilia Day – 17 April The World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) decided to observe 17 April as World Haemophilia Day in …

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Akshaya Tritiya Festival Information For Students And Children

Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya, which falls on the third day of the bright half of the pan Indian lunar month of Vaishakha of the traditional Hindu calendar, is one of the most important days of the year for the Hindus. Also known as Akha Teej or Navanna Parvam, it’s in the month of late April or early May that Akshaya Tritiya is …

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Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas: Death Anniversary

Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas - Death Anniversary

Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas would be celebrated on 6th of December – every year. Therefore Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas (death anniversary) would be celebrated on coming 6th December. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Din Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar had died on 6th of December in the 1956 that’s why Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Din or death anniversary is celebrated every year …

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