Tag Archives: Hindu Culture and Traditions in Karnataka

Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta

Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta

Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta: The occasion, which is celebrated two days after Kali Puja in the state, is completely dedicated to brothers and sisters. Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta Interestingly, the ceremony is also celebrated by other Indian communities under different names, like ‘Bhai Bij’, ‘Bhau-beej’ or ‘Bhav Bij’ amongst the Marathi and Konkani-speaking communities in the states of Maharashtra, Goa …

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Bhai Dooj Celebration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Celebration

The festival of Bhai Dooj is known to be based on mythological concept. The celebrations of Bhai dooj reflects the importance of unique cultural traditions that vary with different region of India. This helps to keep the family close and brings prosperity, well being and luck. Bhai Dooj celebration falls on the two day after Diwali and is celebrated all …

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Bhai Dooj Teeka: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Bhai Dooj Teeka: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Two days after Diwali comes the Bhai Dooj festival. It marks the end of Diwali celebrations and Bhai Dooj Teeka is a mark of auspiciousness. According to the Hindu scriptures and mythology: “A forehead without a Tilak is worthy of condemnation and they exist for name’s sake only.” The ritual on bhai dooj is that the sisters put teeka on …

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Bhai Dooj Gifts: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Gifts - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Gifts emotes the feelings of a brother, expresses the gratitude for sharing such a wonderful relationship, reflects all the love shared and fills the heart of a sister with unmatched happiness. Such gifts are selected that are the expressions of good wishes prayers of love and more. But it is not just brothers who are busy choosing gifts …

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Bhai Dooj: Bhaiya Duj in Hindu Culture, Tradition

Bhai Dooj - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj: Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Duj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month …

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Onam Pookkalam: Kerala Flower Artwork Rangoli

Onam Pookkalam – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam is a colorful festival celebrated by Malayalees all over the world. It is the state festival of Kerala (India). Pookkalam, the floral decoration (also known as floral carpet) is one of the most important part of Onam, which is also a harvest festival. Simple as well as intricate floral designs are laid at the verandah of every household, on …

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Onam Wishes For Students And Children

Onam Wishes – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Wishes: The state festival of Kerala (India), Onam, is celebrated with zeal. All through the ten days of the festival, the air is filled with excitement, while people are busy in welcoming their King Mahabali. Feasting, laying Pookkalam (floral carpet) on floor, singing songs and shopping are the highlights of the festival. Malayalees from the nook and corner of …

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Onam Rituals & Customs of Kerala Harvest Fest

Onam Rituals – Kerala Culture & Traditions

Onam Rituals: The harvest festival of Kerala – Onam – is celebrated with zeal and great fanfare by Malayalees all over the state, India and abroad. It is an enthralling carnival during the festive season, when people indulge themselves in merrymaking by playing a number of games, shopping, feasting, dances and taking part in the community events wherein cultural programs …

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10 Days of Onam Festival in Kerala State

10 Days of Onam – Kerala Culture & Tradition

10 Days of Onam: The state festival of Kerala, Onam, is a ten-day carnival for all the Malayalees residing in different parts of India and abroad. The festivities, which start from the Attam nakshatram of Chingam (the first Malayalam month) last until Thiruvonam, the tenth day of Onam. In many parts of Kerala, Avittam and Chatayam (the days following Thiruvonam) …

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