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Indian Festivals

Indian Festivals are celebrated by varied cultures and through their special rituals add to the colours of Indian Heritage. Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of saints and gurus (revered teachers), or the advent of the New Year. A number of these festivals are common to most parts of India. However, they may be called by different names in various parts of the country or may be celebrated in a different fashion.

Sarva Pitru Amavasya / Mahalaya Amavasya

Sarva Pitru Amavasya / Mahalaya Amavasya - Hindu Festival

The Sarva Pitru Amavasya also known as the Mahalaya Amavasya (Maha means large and laya means destruction) is performed during the Lunar Period that occurs somewhere between the months of September and October as per the Gregorian calendar. According to the Amavasyant calendars Sarva Pitru Amavasya is performed on the new moon day in the month of Bhadrapada. It falls …

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World Tourism Day Information For Students

World Tourism Day

Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day as international observances on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role …

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World Deaf Day Information For Students

World Deaf Day

World Deaf Day is observed “to create awareness among the public to show how much the deaf could contribute to society and the country’s economic growth”. World Deaf Day is celebrated every year in last week (last Sunday of the month of September) of the September to draw the attention of general public, politician and development authorities towards the achievements …

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World Ozone Day Information For Students

World Ozone Day Information For Students

International Day for the preservation of Ozone Layer is an annual observance. World Ozone Day is celebrated on 16th of September every year to spread awareness and bring attention to the depletion of the ozone layer. The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve …

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Kanya Sankranti Information For Hindu Devotees

Kanya Sankranti - Hindu Festival

The beginning of the sixth month is largely marked by Kanya Sankranti, according to the Hindu Solar Calendar. Sankranti is the time when Sun changes position from one rashi to another. This day is also celebrated as Vishwakarma Jayanti. All the twelve Sankrantis in the year are highly auspicious for alms giving and charity purpose. In Odisha and West Bengal (India), …

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हिंदी दिवस: क्या ये बातें जानते हैं आप?

हिंदी दिवस: क्या ये बातें जानते हैं आप?

14 सितंबर 1949 को संविधान सभा ने निर्णय लिया था कि हिंदी ही भारत की राजभाषा होगी। इस महत्वपूर्ण निर्णय के महत्व को प्रतिपादित करने और हिंदी को हर क्षेत्र में प्रसारित करने के लिए वर्ष 1953 से पूरे भारत में 14 सितंबर को हर साल हिंदी-दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है। क्या आप जानते हैं दुनियाभर में करीब …

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क्षमावाणी दिवस: जैन धर्म के अनुयायियों का एक पर्व

क्षमावाणी दिवस: जैन धर्म के अनुयायियों का एक पर्व

अपनी गलतियों पर क्षमा मांगने की क्षमता को विकसित करना बहुत जरूरी है। क्षमावाणी ऐसा पर्व है, जब लोग जीवन जीने के क्रम में होने वाली गलतियों के लिए क्षमा मांगते हैं। इस अवसर पर साफ दिल से सच्ची क्षमा मांगकर अपने जीवन को धन्य करें और यही इस पर्व की महत्ता भी है। क्षमावाणी दिवस: क्षमा में भाव का …

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क्षमावाणी दिवस: जैन संस्कृति में क्षमा का पर्व

Mahavir Jayanti Images

क्षमावाणी से अपने अहम को करें दूर Kshamavani (क्षमावाणी) or “Forgiveness Day” is a day of forgiving and seeking forgiveness for the followers of Jainism. Digambaras (दिगंबर) celebrate it on the first day of Ashvin Krishna month of the lunar-based Jain calendar. Śvētāmbaras (श्वेतांबर) celebrate it on Samvatsari, the last day of the annual Paryushana festival. which coincides with the Chaturthi, …

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विश्व हिन्दी दिवस: 10 जनवरी

हिंदी दिवस Short Poem on Hindi Divas

विश्व हिन्दी दिवस का उद्देश्य विश्व में हिन्दी के प्रचार-प्रसार के लिए वातावरण निर्मित करना, हिन्दी के प्रति अनुराग पैदा करना, हिन्दी की दशा के लिए जागरूकता पैदा करना तथा हिन्दी को विश्व भाषा के रूप में प्रस्तुत करना है। विदेशों में भारतीय दूतावास विश्व हिन्दी दिवस को विशेष आयोजन करते हैं। सभी सरकारी कार्यालयों में विभिन्न विषयों पर हिन्दी …

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Hindi Diwas Information For Students & Children

Hindi Diwas - 14 September

Hindi Diwas is celebrated across the country at 14th of September every year to remember the historic occasion of the Hindi. It was started celebrating as a हिंदी दिवस as Hindi written in Devnagari script was approved as an official language by the Constituent Assembly at 14th of September in the year 1949. This day is celebrated all through the India …

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