Tag Archives: Gujarat Hindu Festivals and Events

Makar Sankranti Celebrations In India

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti festival holds special significance in India. It is one of the important Hindu festivals, celebrated with pomp and gaiety across the length and breadth of the country, with different names and of course, by observing different rituals. The festival marks the commencement of Sun’s journey to the northern hemisphere, thereby making the days warmer and longer than the …

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Uttarayan and Kite Festival of Gujarat

Uttarayan and Kite Festival of Gujarat

As millions of kite enthusiasts pitch themselves at the rooftops, waves of flying kites overwhelm an otherwise deep blue sky. On January 14, watch the sky change colors… like a rainbow in a glittering sun after the rain and bask in the glory of Uttarayan, when the skies of Gujarat give way to colorful kites. About Uttarayan: Uttarayan (known as …

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Makar Sankranti History For Students, Children

Makar Sankranti History

Makar Sankranti History: Makar Sankranthi, or Sankranti is a popular Indian festival. It is celebrated in many parts of the country and also in some other parts of the world with great zeal and enthusiasm. It is a harvest festival which is basically celebrated in the Hindu communities. In Indian, the states of Bihar, Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and …

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Makar Sankranti Date, Time & Significance

Makar Sankranti Wishes

Makar Sankranti is considered to be one of the most auspicious festivals for the Hindus. It is celebrated in various parts of the country with extreme zeal and fervor. In Gujarat and Rajasthan, it is known Uttarayan while in Northern part of the country; it is known as Sankranti, in Tamil Nadu, it is known as Pongal. Apart from India, …

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Makar Sankranti SMS For Students And Children

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti SMS: Makar Sankranti is one of the important Hindu festivals of India, celebrated with great enthusiasm across the length and breadth of the country. The festival holds significance, because it is the time, when the culmination of winter coincides with the harvest season. In the northern parts of India, the festival is called Sankranti or Lohri and in …

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Makar Sankranti Wishes For Students, Children

Makar Sankranti Wishes

Makar Sankranti Wishes: Sankranti means to go from one place to another place (transition of places). It also confluence and Makar means Capricorn. So, the time when the sun changes direction from one constellation (of the zodiac) to another, the occasion is known as Sankranti. On this occasion, Sun transits from Sagittarius and goes to Capricorn during the winter solstice …

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Makar Sankranti Customs & Traditions For Kids

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti Customs & Traditions For Kids: Makar Sankranti is an important Hindu festival celebrated with religious fervor in almost all parts of India. The festival is celebrated to mark the beginning of the bountiful harvest season after few months of chilly winter. It falls on January 14, every year, as per the Solar calendar. Both geographic and religious significance …

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Karwa Chauth Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Puja: Karwa Chauth is celebrated with great enthusiasm by Hindus in India. Typically, a festival of north and north western India, Karwa Chauth falls on nine days prior to Diwali, to be precise, on Kartik ki Chauth. Married women observe fast all through the day after eating the traditional meal ‘sargi‘ early in the morning, before sunrise. The …

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First Karwa Chauth: Hindu Culture & Tradition

First Karwa Chauth - Hindu Culture & Tradition

First Karwa Chauth: In India, the institution of marriage is held in high regard. It is considered to be a bond of seven lives. It is believed that there is nothing more pious and stronger than the relationship of husband and wife on this earth. Married Women are said to be luck and the fortune of their husband and it …

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Karwa Chauth Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture

Karwa Chauth Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Thali Decoration: The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated with great pomp and show in various parts of the country. It is said that this is an auspicious festival that bring fortune as well as well being along with long life for one s husband if she observes this fast with full faith. In the states of Punjab, …

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