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Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Information For Students

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with extreme enthusiasm in India. This festival is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Ganesh Chaturthi Puja is celebrated with immense zeal and fervor throughout the country, however the celebrations of this festival in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh are well known for their exceptional grandeur every where. …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Legends: Shiv, Skanda Purana

Ganesh Chaturthi Legends – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Lord Ganesh is considered to be the God who has the ability to bestow wisdom and wealth upon humans. All the new undertakings, whether at place of work or at home, start by reciting the mantra of Lord Ganesha. He is known as the God of good luck and prosperity. Therefore, before any auspicious occasion, Hindus performs the puja of …

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Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

He is not Mumbai‘s presiding deity; Mumbadevi from which the city region derives its name is. Lord Ganesh, who visits once a year, however, is more popular. One may have to search for Mumbadevi’s temple but that is not the case with Lord Ganesh. He is almost omnipresent, in every nook and cranny of the city and in most homes. …

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Onam Celebrations: Kerala Culture & Traditions

The state festival of Kerala – Onam – is celebrated with zeal by the Malayalees in the state as well as in different parts of the world. Marked with fun and fervor, the celebrations of the festival comprise of a wonderful spectrum of rituals and traditions followed by the people. The most important day of the festival is Thiruvonam (the …

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Onam Legends: Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Legends - Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam – the festival of harvest – is celebrated with high spirits and enthusiasm in Kerala (Indian State) and the Malayalees all over the world. The air is filled with festivity, which starts from Attam (the first day of the festival) and lasts until the culmination of the festival. Many days prior to the festival, the people indulge themselves in …

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Onam Feast: Kerala Culture & Tradition on Onam

Onam Feast - Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam, the state festival of Kerala (India), is celebrated with great fanfare, by the Malayalees all over the world. While Thiruvonam (the tenth day) is the important day of the festival, the celebrations continue until chatayam, in many parts of the state. A number of rituals are followed during the festival. Although the rituals of Onam are purely Hindu, there …

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Onam Quotes And Sayings For Students

Onam Quotes For Students And Children

Onam Quotes And Sayings For Students: Celebrated for ten days in the month of Chingam (the first month as per the Malayalam calendar), Onam is an important festival for every Malayalee. It is the festival, which every Malayalam speaking person relates to him / her and his / her homeland – Kerala (India). The festival banishes all the barriers of …

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Onam Songs: Onapattukal Malayalam Songs

Onam Songs – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Songs: Onapattukal Malayalam Songs: The harvest and state festival of Kerala (India) – Onam – is celebrated with pomp and gaiety by Malayalees all over the world. It is a ten-day carnival, when people in Kerala indulge themselves in the preparations for welcoming their legendary king – Mahabali. Songs are sung during the festive season, to spread good cheer …

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10 Days of Onam Festival in Kerala State

10 Days of Onam – Kerala Culture & Tradition

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) are also considered important. …

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Onam Wishes For Students And Children

Onam Wishes – Kerala Culture & Tradition

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 the country …

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