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.

Guru Ram Das Jayanti 2017: Life History, Celebrations

Guru Ram Das Jayanti

Guru Ram Das Jayanti is celebrated as a tribute to Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of Ten Gurus of Sikhism. Born as Bhai Jetha, the Chauthi Patshahi succeeded his father-in-law Guru Amar Das and preceded Guru Arjun. Though not much is evident about his childhood, he is credited as the founder of Ramdasspur, later known as Amritsar city and …

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नवरात्रि में नवदुर्गा के नौ रूप

नवरात्रि में नवदुर्गा के नौ रूप - 9 Forms of Navdurga in Navratri

शुरू हो रहे नवरात्रों पर विशेष भारतीय संस्कृति में नवरात्रों में दुर्गा पूजन करने की प्रथा सदियों पुरानी है। साल भर में मनाए जाने वाले सभी त्यौहार जहां एक बार मनाए जाते हैं वहीं नवरात्र साल में मुख्यत: दो बार आते हैं जिसमें देवी पूजन और कन्या पूजन की महिमा है। आश्विन मास में आने वाले नवरात्रों को शारदीय एवं …

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आज से शुरू हुआ आेणम का त्यौहार

आज से शुरू हुआ आेणम का त्यौहार

ईश्वर का अपना देश माने जाने वाले केरल में आज आेणम पारंपरिक एवं धूमधाम तरीके से मनाया गया। लोगों ने सुबह जल्दी उठकर मंदिरों में पूजा-अर्चना की और दिन में दावत और उत्सव का माहौल रहा। कई संस्थानों ने सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमों का भी आयोजन किया। सबरीमला के भगवान अयप्पा मंदिर, गुरूवायुर के श्री कृष्ण मंदिर और तिरवनंतपुरम के श्री पद्मनाभ …

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2017 Gogamedi Fair – Celebration, Relevance, Legends

Gogamedi Fair

India is a land of celebrations. Rarely will you come across lively people across the globe that worship animals and sing hymns in their praise. However, India is an exception and you will find such people in Gogamedi. Gogamedi is located in district of Hanumangarh and is located some 395 km from the capital city of Jaipur in Rajasthan. Gogamedi …

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World Organ Donation Day – Date, Importance, Objectives

World Organ Donation Day in India is celebrated on 13th of August every year by the people, government organizations and other related professions in order to motivate normal human beings to donate the organs as well as to understand the value of organ donation in the life of an individual. The organ donor can be anyone of which the organ …

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Father’s Day 2017 – 18 June

Father’s Day 2017 - 18 June

Father’s Day is not generally an official holiday, though it is a bank holiday in some countries. It is celebrated in month of July. It is a popular cultural observance celebrating fatherhood. Father’s Day can be difficult for people who are estranged from their father, who have grown up without a father, or whose father is aging or ill. People whose …

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Mahesh Navami 2017 – Hindu Festival Legends, Celebration & Rituals

Hindu Festival - Mahesh Navami

India is a secular land where various religions, castes, communities and rituals exist. One such community comprises of the Maheshwari group. As each community has its own set of rituals and festivals, Maheshwari community too has them of their own. This community is more prevalent in the northern part of the country and celebrates Maheshwari Jayanti every year with great …

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World Milk Day 2017 – Info, Date, History, Activities, Theme

World Milk Day 2017 - Info, Date, History, Activities, Theme

World Milk Day 2017 will be celebrated by the people all over the world on 1st of June, at Thursday. World Milk Day: History World Milk Day was first celebrated in 2001 all across the world by the participation of many countries. The number of participating countries in the celebration is increasing year by year. Since then, it is celebrated every …

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