Tag Archives: Gujarat Hindu Festivals and Events

Karva Chauth Songs: Thali & Ark Song

Karva Chauth Songs: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karva Chauth is a special occasion for the married women in India. The festival is celebrated about nine days prior to Diwali, specifically on Kartik ki Chauth. Married women pray for the well-being of their husband, on the day. Special puja is conducted in the evening, while women sing songs on the praise of the festival. Traditionally, one song is …

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Gujarat Women get set for Karva Chauth

Gujarat Women get set for Karva Chauth: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Married women in the Ahmedabad city were engaged in applying mehndi on their hands and seen in beauty parlours to look their best for Karva Chauth. Among the most important days for married women and girls of marriageable age alike, Karva Chauth fast is observed for the long life of their husbands. Apart from tending to their vanity, many women …

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Bollywood Bahus Fasting in fashion: Karva Chauth

Karva Chauth: Bollywood Bahus Fasting in fashion - Hindu Culture & Tradition

From the ideal ‘bahus’ of daily TV soaps to the glamorous daughters-in-law of Bollywood, Karva Chauth is an extremely popular festival amongst the married bunch, who see it as a time to bond with one another. The celebrations begin a day before with mehendi nights and culminate the next day with a grand feast amongst close family and friends, after …

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Navratri Poems For Students And Children

Navratri Mantra: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Poems For Students And Children: Navratri is a nine-day grand celebration in India. During these days, devotees observe fasts and worship Goddess Durga. On this occasion several kinds’ of Jagraate, community poojas, community feasts and celebrations are organized in various parts of the country. In Hindus, this festival is given immense importance and treated as a festival of the …

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Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households

Navratri Fast - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households – Navratri literally means ‘nine nights’ and during these nine days which mark the celebration of Durga Puja in India, different incarnations of the Goddess Shakti, Adi Shakti, or the original creator, observer and destroyer of the universe, are worshiped. The festival is an integral part of the Hindu tradition and different regions in the …

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Navratri Date: Chaitra & Sharad Navratri Dates

Navratri Date - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Date: Navratri is an important Hindu festival, celebrated with religious fervor and great enthusiasm by the Hindus in different parts of the country. It is celebrated twice a year – in March-April (as Chaitra Navratri) and in October-November. While the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri is celebrated as Rama Navami, the festival celebrated in September-October (Sharad Navratri) commemorates the …

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Akshaya Tritiya Significance in Hindu Religion

Akshaya Tritiya Significance: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most significant days, both, according to the Hindu calendar and mythology. Calendar wise (traditional Hindu), it falls on the third day of the bright half of Vaishakha (late April – early May), when the sun and the moon are in exalted positions and at the peak of their brightness. Such a phenomenon happens only …

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Akshaya Tritiya Legend and Related Stories

Akshaya Tritiya Legend: Hindu Culture & Traditions

The festival of Akshaya Tritiya, which is deemed as one of the most important for Hindus and Jains, is considered to be a promising occasion to start off any new venture or to invest in shares, gold and other jewelry. Because it is believed that doing so ends in fruitful outcomes: successful and prosperity. Firstly, because on this day and …

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Akshaya Tritiya Date and Time in India

Akshaya Tritiya Date: Hindu - Jain Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is one of the most auspicious days for Hindus and Jains and they celebrate it with much vigor and reverence. It’s a special occasion that happens once every year whereby the Sun and the Moon are in exalted positions, at the peak of their brightness, which usually happens in the month of late …

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Akshaya Tritiya Rituals In Hindus And Jains

Akshaya Tritiya Rituals: Hindu - Jain Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej, also known as Navanna Parvam, is celebrated with full enthusiasm amongst the Jain and Hindu people on the third Tithi (Lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the traditional Hindu month of Vaishakha. Astrologically, the day depicts unique planetary positions of the Sun, Moon and Jupiter, as all three of them unanimously come together …

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