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Easter Festival: Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Easter

Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a day of great rejoicing and merry-making. It is celebrated in March-April between 22nd March and 25th April on the Sunday following the full moon. Easter ceremonies correspond to Passover, the Jewish festival. It symbolizes the ultimate victory of good over evil. Feasts are given, sweets exchanged and processions taken out …

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6 Popular Holi celebration destinations

6 Popular Holi celebration destinations

The unusually warm winter is melting into summer and falling, as usual, in the cusp of this yearly weather transition is Holi, a heady festival of colour and laughter. If you love the sights, sound and colors of Holi, then travel to some of the most spectacular places in India where it is still celebrated in deeply traditional manner. Here’s …

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क्रिसमस की परंपरा: ईसाई धर्म में

Christmas Eve - Planning Christmas Eve & Ideas

क्रिसमस का त्योहार प्रतिवर्ष 25 दिसंबर को मनाया जाता है। इस दिन को बड़ा दिन भी कहते हैं। दुनिया में विभिन्न जाति एवं धर्म के लोग हैं। विभिन्न धर्मों के अनुयायी विभिन्न त्योहार मनाते हैं। हिन्दू धर्म में जो स्थान दिवाली, दशहरा जैसे त्योहारों का है, वही स्थान ईसाई धर्म में क्रिसमस का है। * जर्मनी से आई क्रिसमस वृक्ष …

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क्रिसमस की कहानी विद्यार्थियों और बच्चों के लिए

What is the meaning of Christmas?

क्रिसमस (Christmas) एक ऐसा त्यौहार है जिसे शायद दुनिया के सर्वाधिक लोग पूरे हर्षोल्लास के साथ मनाते हैं। आज यह त्यौहार विदेशों में ही नहीं बल्कि भारत में भी समान जोश के साथ मनाया जाता है। भारत की विविधतापूर्ण संस्कृति के साथ क्रिसमस का त्यौहार भी पूरी तरह घुल-मिल गया है। सदियों से यह त्यौहार लोगों को खुशियां बांटता और …

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Christmas Day Information For Students, Children

Christmas Day

Christmas is a Government holiday in India. It is one of the two major Christian celebrations that are officially observed around the world. Along with Easter, it is considered a high holy day and a time of great celebration for Christians. In US & Europe, it is highly appropriate to throw a company Christmas party. The holiday’s emphasis is on …

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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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Anant Chaturthi Festival Information For Students

Anant Chaturthi - Hindu Festival

Anant Chaturthi or Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of the “Ganesh festival” celebrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It is the eleventh day after Ganesh Chaturthi which falls on the 14th day of the bright Bhadrapada (the sixth month of Hindu calendar). The day follows the immersion of the idols of the beloved Lord but to be …

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Ganesh Chaturthi: Birthday of Lord Ganesh

Ganesh Chaturthi: Birthday of Lord Ganesh - Hindu Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi (Birthday of Lord Ganesh) is one of the most popular of Hindu festivals. This is the birthday of Lord Ganesha and is known as the day most sacred to Lord Ganesha. It falls on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada (August – September). It is observed throughout India, as well as by devoted Hindus in …

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Good Friday: Christian Holiday Commemorating Crucifixion Of Jesus Christ

Good Friday

Good Friday is celebrated in April-May by the Christians in India to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Lord Christ sacrificed himself on the cross for the sake of entire humanity. On this day Christians mourn Christ’s death and observe strict fast, and attend the services in the churches. St. Like’s Gospel describes Christ’s crucifixion in the following words: Then …

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