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.

Surdas Jayanti Information For Students

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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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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अंतरराष्ट्रीय मजदूर दिवस पर जानकारी

अंतरराष्ट्रीय मज़दूर दिवस - International Labour Day in Hindi

अंतरराष्ट्रीय मजदूर दिवस अर्थात् मई दिवस (May Day) 1886 में शिकागो में आरंभ हुआ। मजदूर मांग कर रहे थे कि काम की अवधि आठ घंटे हो और सप्ताह में एक दिन का अवकाश हो। इस दिन मज़दूर हड़ताल पर थे। इस हड़ताल के दौरान एक अज्ञात व्यक्ति ने बम फोड़ दिया तत्पश्चात् पुलिस गोलाबारी में कुछ मजदूर मारे गए, साथ …

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May Day Information, Description And History

May Day Information, Description And History

May Day celebrates the coming of spring. In most of the United Kingdom, this is an official public holiday. May Day is celebrated on May 1 in the United States. In the United Kingdom (Britain and Ireland) it is celebrated on the first Monday in May. May Day Description Warmth and fertility, green grass, blooming trees and a profusion of flowers …

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Labour Day Information For Students, Children

Labour Day

Labour Day / May Day, the first day of the month of May is celebrated all over India as a spring fertility festival to honour goddess spring. The day also commemorates the “International Worker’s Day” which has a historic significance. It is also a day of political protests. May Day is otherwise observed as a saint’s feast day or a …

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Varuthini Ekadashi, Baruthani Ekadashi Information

Varuthini Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi also known as Baruthani Ekadashi usually falls on Ekadashi during the month of Chaitra or Vaishakha. Prayers and rituals mark this day and devotees worship Vamana avatar of Lord Vishnu in a special way. Varuthini Ekadashi / Baruthani Ekadashi Dates: 2019: 30th April, 2019 (Tuesday) 2020: 18th April, 2020 (Saturday) Scriptural Reference A reference of this Ekadashi has …

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Vallabh Acharya Jayanti Information For Students

Vallabh Acharya Jayanti

Vallabh Acharya Jayanti is celebrated because of a popular belief that on this day, Lord Krishna in the form of Shrinathji was seen by Vallabhacharya, who is said to be the founder of Pushti Sect. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is observed on the Magh Shukla Paksha Pratipada. Vallabh Acharya Jayanti Dates 2019: 30th April, 2019 (Tuesday) 2020: 18th April, 2020 (Saturday) 2021: 07th …

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Manav Ekta Diwas, Human Unity Day: 24 April

Manav Ekta Diwas, Human Unity Day - 24 April

Every year April 24th is celebrated as Manav Ekta Diwas or Human Unity Day in whole Nirankari world. The day is the anniversary of the sacrifice by Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji for the entire Humanity. Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji was a great saint who preached human brotherhood through spiritual awakening of masses. Since his assassination, people all over the world …

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