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.

Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti Information For Kids

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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पंचक्रोशी यात्रा, उज्जैन: क्या है यात्रा का धार्मिक महत्व

पंचक्रोशी यात्रा, उज्जैन

ॐ माधवाय नम: स्कंदपुराण का कथन है – न माधवसमोमासोन कृतेनयुगंसम्। पंचक्रोशी यात्रा, उज्जैन: अर्थात वैशाख के समान कोई मास नहीं, सतयुग के समान कोई युग नहीं, वेद के समान कोई शास्त्र नहीं, गंगा के समान कोई तीर्थ नहीं। वैशाख मास का महत्व कार्तिक और माघ माह के समान है। इस मास में जल दान, कुंभ दान का विशेष महत्व …

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Gudi Padwa Hindu Festival Information

Gudi Padwa

Ugadi or Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of New Year in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Karnataka. Gudi Padwa 2021: Wednesday – 13th April, 2021 This festival is known as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra and Ugadi in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It has become a custom to hold Kavi Sammelans (Poetry recitals) on this day. This festival is considered …

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जलियाँवाला बाग स्मृति-दिवस पर जानकारी

जलियाँवाला बाग स्मृति-दिवस Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Day

जलियाँवाला बाग स्मृति-दिवस पर जानकारी: 13 अप्रैल को देश भर में बैसाखी का त्यौहार बड़ी धूमधाम के साथ मनाया जाता है लेकिन 1919 का जलियांवाला बाग़ काण्ड भी इसी दिन से जुड़ा हुआ है जिसने समूचे भारत को हिला कर रख दिया था। उन दिनों भारत पर ब्रिटिश आधिपत्य था। देश पराधीन था। 1919 में रॉलेक्ट एक्ट के विरोध में …

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Ambedkar Jayanti Information For Students

Ambedkar Jayanti

Ambedkar Jayanti — Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar or simply B.R. Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891 at MHOW (Military Headquarter of War) in Madhya Pradesh. He was the architect of Indian Constitution and is also known as the ‘Father of Indian Constitution‘. He had dedicated his entire life for the upliftment of the deprived section of the society. Hence many …

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Jallianwala Day Memorial Day Information

Jallianwala Day

Jallianwala Day Memorial Day Information: The day is remembered as the atrocious day of Indian history on which the brutal massacre happened in Jallianwala Bagh of the holy land of Guru Nanak, Amritsar. Jallianwala Bagh massacre of April 13, 1919 was the most inhuman act of the British rulers in India. The massacre took place on Baisakhi which is considered …

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Ugadi Hindu Festival Information For Students

Ugadi

The New year festival or Ugadi comes close on the heels of Holi. While the strong colors of Holi start fading away, the freshness of spring lingers on with sprightliness all around. The flame of the forest (trees with bright red flowers that blossom during Holi) are in full bloom signifying an affluent season. It is believed that the creator …

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Islam Festival Calendar 2021: Printable Calendar

Islam Festival Calendar

Islam Festival Calendar 2021: Muslims in India observe all the Islamic festivals that are celebrated in other parts of the world. In addition to the festivals, the days commemorating shrines in India and death anniversaries of saints, are also observed with religious fervor. All the Muslim festivals and observances in India follow the Islamic calendar, which has fewer days than …

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