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Night of Thanksgiving: Children’s Festival Poem

Night of Thanksgiving - Lauren

English people often declared a “Thanksgiving” when something good happened. The London Company had a “day of Thanksgiving” at Berkeley Hundred, Virginia in 1619 to celebrate their new colony. In 1620 the Mayflower brought the Pilgrims to Massachusetts. They made their new home in what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts, 380 km northeast of what is now New York. In the …

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Thanksgiving: Harvest Festival Poem for Kids

Harvest Festival Poem for Kids: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday in the United States and Canada when people give thanks. In the United States, it is on the fourth Thursday of November. In Canada it is on the second Monday of October. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln said the last Thursday of November would be a national Day of Thanksgiving for the United States. American immigrants brought …

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Sonnet: Diwali – Diwali Festival English Poem

Sonnet: Diwali - Dr John Celes

Diwali is the most significant and famous festival of the India which is being celebrated every year all over the country as well as outside the country. People celebrate it very enthusiastically to commemorate the returning of Lord Rama to his kingdom, Ayodhya after a long period of time of 14 years of exile after defeating the Ravana. On the …

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Deepavali Delights: Diwali Festival English Poetry

Short English Poem about Diwali Festival: Deepavali Delights

India is the great country known as the land of festivals. One of the famous and most celebrated festival is Diwali or Deepawali which falls every year 20 days after the festival of Dussehra in the month of October or November. It is celebrated to commemorate the returning of Lord Rama to the Kingdom after the 14 years of exile. …

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Deepavali: Short Diwali Poetry for Students

Diwali Festival English Poem: Deepavali

The clear blue sky, The scent of flowers, The colours of Rangoli, And the sound of crackers. The gifts and sweets from dear ones, And the getting of their love, The light of the candles below, And the dazzling fireworks up above. Lighting lamps at our homes, Making the less fortunate smile, Putting on new apparels, Show our friends some …

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Happy Diwali: Poem for Students and Children

Happy Diwali

It’s the “Festival of Lights” today, It’s again the day of Diwali, It’s time to dress up folks, It’s time to adorn the thali. It’s the occasion to throng the temples, Pray to the Gods and give them offerings, It’s an opportunity to entreat the deities, To bless us all and rid us of sufferings. Happy Diwali: Short English Poetry …

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Season of Lights: Diwali Poem for Students

Diwali Festival Short English Poetry: Season of Lights

Season of Lights: Children’s Diwali Poem Dunes of vapors from crackers rise, Engulf, as odorous airs resound Effusing joys to all abound Pearls of gleams in these autumn nights Adorn our lives else trite With sparklers that motley skies As soaring spirits of powder wander Let us thank the heavenly might, In this festive season of lights. Here are interesting …

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Verses on Lord Ganesha: Pillaarayaastakamu

Verses on Lord Ganesha - Pillaarayaastakamu

A legend explains why Ganesha is worshiped before any other deity or prior to any important event. It happened that Lord Shiva asked Kartikeya and Ganesha – his two sons – to circle the world and return. Kartikeya hurried off on his peacock, but Ganesha walked around Shiva and Parvati. He explained that for him, his parents constituted the world. …

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Short English Lord Ganesha Poetry: Awakening

Awakening - Lord Ganesha

Ganesha is the formless Divinity – encapsulated in a magnificent form, for the benefit of the devotee. As per Hindu mythology, he is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Gan means group. The universe is a group of atoms and different energies. This universe would be in chaos if there was no supreme law governing these diverse groups …

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