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Halloween Festival Information For Students

Halloween

Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31. It has roots in the Celtic pagan festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints. It is largely a secular celebration, but some have expressed strong feelings about perceived religious overtones. Irish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North America during Ireland‘s Great Famine of the 1840s. …

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Naga Panchami Information For Hindu Devotees

Naga Panchami - Hindu Festival

Naga Panchami is celebrated by Hindus in most parts of India. Naga Panchami is celebrated on Panchami in Shravan month. On this day, they worship Naga Devata (Cobras). Cobras are considered divine in Hindu mythology. People go to temples and snake pits and they worship the snakes. They offer milk and silver snake to protect them from all evils. They also …

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Chinese Valentine’s Day: Qi Qiao Jie Festival

Chinese Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, the annual tribute to romantic love, is fast approaching. Florists, card shops, and chocolate vendors are all doing a raging business as lovers rush to purchase tokens of their affection. The Chinese also have a day devoted to love. Qi Qiao Jie, or the seventh eve, is often referred to as Chinese Valentine’s Day. While the annual gift …

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Kojagari Lakshmi Puja Information For Hindus

Kojagari Lakshmi Puja - Hindu Festival

After the celebrations and festivities are over, post Durga Puja and Dussehra, people of Bengal, Assam and Odisha worship Goddess Lakshmi on Kojagori Purnima night, i.e. the full moon night in the month of Aswin (Bengali calendar), barely 4 days after Durga Puja or Dusshera in the month of October. Kojagori has a significant meaning as it stands for who …

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बुद्ध पूर्णिमा और बौद्ध धर्म के सिद्धांत विद्यार्थियों और बच्चों की जानकारी के लिए

बुद्ध पूर्णिमा और बौद्ध धर्म के सिद्धांत

आज से लगभग अढ़ाई हजार वर्ष पहले जब पृथ्वी पर हिंसा बढ़ गई थी और धर्म के नाम पर निर्दोष पशुओं का वध हो रहा था तब जीवों की हत्या रोकने के लिए मायादेवी के गर्भ से भगवान स्वयं बुद्ध के रूप में अवतरित हुए। उनके पिता का नाम शुद्धोदन था। उनकी राजधानी कपिलवस्तु थी। भगवान बुद्ध के बचपन का …

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Buddha Poornima Festival Information for Students and Children

Buddha Poornima

Buddha Poornima, which falls on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha (either in April or May), commemorates the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism. Notwithstanding the summer heat (the temperature routinely touches 45 degrees C), pilgrims come from all over the world to Bodh Gaya to attend the Buddha Poornima celebrations. The day is marked …

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