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Bhai Dooj Festival Date, Legends & Celebration

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 Dooj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. Thus, Bhayya Dooj is the …

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Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Sleek iPods, edible family photos ringed with pink icing on cakes, and weekend holidays in Singapore. Believe it or not, these are some of the items on the Diwali wish-list this season. If gold and silver are beyond your reach, and steel bartan seem infra dig to buy this Dhanteras, indulge in a shiny new laptop. Bored with celebrating Diwali …

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Diwali Traditions in Hindu Culture

Diwali Traditions: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over the evil. In northern India, the festival is celebrated to honor the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. Coming down to the southern parts of the country, people there celebrate the festival to venerate Lord Krishna, when he defeated Narakasura. In eastern India, particularly in Bengal, the victory of Goddess Kali …

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Diwali Candles: Types of Deepavali Candles

Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

A festival of lights, Diwali celebrates the victory of divine spirit over the evil. Apart from the exchange of sweets and gifts, new clothes, shopping and fireworks, illumination of premises with diyas and electric lights plays a prominent part of the festival. By lighting candles in every nook and corner of the home and premises, we try to destroy the …

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Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

The festival marks the victory of good over evil, and uplifting of spiritual darkness. Symbolically it marks the homecoming of goodwill and faith after an absence, as suggested by the Ramayana. On the day of Diwali, many wear new clothes and share sweets and snacks. Some North Indian business communities start their financial year on Diwali and new account books …

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Diwali Around The World: Diwali Worldwide

Diwali LED Lights

Diwali is celebrated in almost all the regions of India. Apart from India, the festival is celebrated worldwide. It has become synonymous with the culture and celebrations of India. People in different parts of the world celebrate Diwali with zeal and enthusiasm. They consider the festival as the one that signifies the victory of good over the evil. It is …

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Diwali Puja Thali Decoration in Hindus

Diwali Puja Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Though people often relate Diwali to the crackers, lights and sweets, the most important aspect of the Diwali is the Lakshmi-Ganesh Poojan. People all over India worship the Goddess of Wealth and the God of Wisdom this day in order to seek wisdom and prosperity in their home. The Lakhsmi-Ganesh Poojan is a very elaborate affair where the entire family …

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Diwali Milan: Sharing Diwali Greetings

Diwali Milan - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali, the festival of lights and firecrackers, is a perfect occasion to revive personal relationships and social ties. Indians all over the world celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm. The festivities associated with this festival encourage people to socialize and interact with each other. Such reunions are popularly called ‘Diwali Milan‘. The series of ceremonious occasions that Diwali brings with …

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Diwali Aarti: Ganesh And Maa Lakshmi Aarti

Diwali Aarti: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Aartis are the special prayers that are sung to please the God. Through these prayers, we admire and appraise the Almighty and pray to bestow blessings upon us. In India, songs are sung in melodious tunes during the performance of aarti, which marks the culmination of any puja, jaagran or keertan. It is believed that these aartis please the Lord …

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धनतेरस पर धन प्राप्ति के अचूक उपाय

Dhanteras Festival Money Making Ideas धनतेरस पर धन प्राप्ति के अचूक उपाय

कार्तिक कृष्ण पक्ष की त्रयोदशी, जिसे धन त्रयोदशी या धनतेरस भी कहा जाता है, को लक्ष्मी, कुबेर और धन्वंतरि का दिन भी माना जाता है। इसके नाम में धन और तेरस शब्दों के बारे में मान्यता है कि इस दिन खरीदे गए धन (स्वर्ण, रजत) में 13 गुना अभिवृद्धि हो जाती है। प्राचीन काल से ही इस दिन चांदी खरीदने …

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