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.

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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Bhadrapada Purnima Information For Devotees

Bhadrapada Purnima - Hindu Festival

Bhadrapada is an auspicious month in Hindu calendar. Celebrations are dedicated to Lord Ganesha during this month. However, Bhadrapada Purnima is an exception as the festivities on this day are dedicated to Lord Satyanarayana. These festivities are celebrated with special devotion through the state of Gujarat. Celebrations on Bhadrapada Purnima: The day is celebrated with dedication throughout the state of …

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Pitru Paksha: In Memory Of Departed Ancestors

Pitru Paksha: In Memory Of Departed Ancestors

Pitru Paksha – Shraddha — The dark half of Ashvina (September-October) is observed as Pitru Paksha throughout the Hindu world especially India, and sacrifices called Shraddha is offered to the dead and departed ancestors of the family. On each day of the fortnight oblations of water and Pindas or balls of rice and meal are offered to the dead relatives by …

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International Literacy Day Information For Kids

International Literacy Day Greetings

International Literacy Day (ILD) will be celebrated, on 8th of September. ILD, celebrated annually on 8 September, is an opportunity for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world’s remaining literacy challenges. The issue of literacy is a key component of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UN’s 2030 Agenda for …

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Baba Ramdev Jayanti Information For Students

Baba Ramdev Jayanti - Date, Celebrations, Legends

Baba Ramdev is a folk deity of Rajasthan, India. He was a Rajasthani king who ruled over Pokhran in the fourteenth century. He was said to have special spiritual powers and considered to be the incarnation of Lord Krishna. Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Sikhs are his followers. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Baba Ramdev Jayanti. It is the second …

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Onam: Kerala Harvesting Festival Information

Onam

Onam is one of the greatest festivals of Kerala (India). It is the festival, which the Kerala People celebrate together without the difference of caste and religion. Onam is a time for sports and festivities and in Kerala where one third of the area is low lying, covered with canals, lakes and backwaters; the people take to their boats and …

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National Sports Day Information For Students

National Sports Day Information For Students

National Sports Day (NSD) is a public holiday celebrated in various countries to honour the national sports teams and sports traditions of those countries. National Sports Day by Country India (Rashtriya Khel Divas – 29th August) The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. This day marks the …

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Muharram: Muslim Festival of Mourning

Muharram

Muharram is a Muslim festival of mourning observed in the first month of the Hijri Year. The Shia community in Particular celebrate it with great fervor and enthusiasm. Muslims, in general, observe fast, offer prayers, recite fatihas, and sing elegies in homage to the martyrs during the celebrations. On the final day Tajias are taken out in grand processions, accompanied …

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National Eye Donation Fortnight Information

National Eye Donation Fortnight

The National Eye Donation Fortnight is observed every year from 25th August to 8th September. It is a campaign which aims to create mass public awareness about the importance of eye donation and to motivate people to pledge their eyes for donation after death. Blindness is one of the major public health problems in the developing countries. According to World …

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