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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.

कारगिल विजय दिवस: ऑपरेशन विजय, युद्ध के नायक

कारगिल विजय दिवस: ऑपरेशन विजय, युद्ध के नायक

तिथि: मई – जुलाई 1999 स्थान: कारगिल ज़िला, जम्मू-कश्मीर, भारत परिणाम: निर्णायक भारतीय विजय पाकिस्तानी सेना की वापसी भारत का अपनी भूमि पर पुनः नियंत्रण क्षेत्रीय बदलाव: युद्धपूर्व यथास्थिति बहाल सेनानायक: वेद प्रकाश मलिक (भारत) परवेज़ मुशर्रफ (पाकिस्तान) कारगिल विजय दिवस: ऑपरेशन विजय कारगिल विजय दिवस स्वतंत्र भारत के लिये एक महत्वपूर्ण दिवस है। इसे हर साल 26 जुलाई को …

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Hariyali Teej Festival Customs, Myth & Legends

Hariyali Teej - Hindu Festival

Lush green surroundings and lively ambiance of the gardens come alive as groups of young women sing songs and sway on the jhoolas (swings) specially created for festivities. The occasion is Teej or popularly known as Hariyali Teej. Teej in its literal sense means ‘third’ and usually falls on third day after Amavasaya. The Teej festivities during the month of …

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Hariyali Amavasya Information For Hindus

Hariyali Amavasya - Hindu Festival

In Hindi, the word ‘Amavasya‘ refers to a no-moon day and ‘Hariyali’ refers to greenery. Hariyali Amavasya is thus a festival which is celebrated on a no-moon day to welcome the month of monsoon. It is celebrated on the first Amavasya of Saavan which is the period of July-August as per the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated by people in …

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Kamika Ekadashi Festival Date, Vrat, Legends

Kamika Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Kamika Ekadashi, like any other ekadashi is considered to be an auspicious day to worship Lord Vishnu. Worshiping Lord Vishnu on this special day washes away all sins and gives Moksha. It also helps a person to acquire Punya which is equal to that obtained by performing an ‘Ashwamedha Yaga‘ or donating a cow or performing: a sacrifice or Yagnas. …

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Guru Har Krishan Jayanti Information For Sikhs

Guru Har Krishan Jayanti

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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World Hepatitis Day Information For Students

World Hepatitis Day For Information For Students

World Hepatitis Day (WHD – 28th July) Hepatitis is a most serious health disorder of an important body organ called liver. Without liver or liver with any chronic disease, one cannot imagine his / her healthy life. So, it is very necessary to eradicate the problems of liver and other body organs to live healthy live as well as making …

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Guru Purnima Information For Students, 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 2019 – Tuesday, 16 July 2020 – Sunday, 05 July It is a propitious day of Guru Purnima, a day holy to …

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Dakshinayana Sankranti Information For Students

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 2019, …

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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 2019: 12th July, 2019 (Friday) 2020: 01st July, 2020 (Wednesday) Devshayani Ekadashi usually begins days after the Puri …

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World Population Day Information For Students

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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