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Karwa Chauth Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

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 morning is spent …

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Karwa Chauth: The tinkle of festival

Karwa Chauth: The tinkle of festival - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Though traditionally considered to be a symbol of suhaag for married women, colored glass bangles also hold a huge appeal for unmarried women. A lot of young women and girls like to accessories their outfits with such bangles, especially on festive occasions. The festival of Karwa Chauth sees the markets of Delhi flocked by women who want to buy glass …

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Karva Chauth: Bollywood Bahus Fasting in fashion

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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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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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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Navratri Mantra: Durga Chalisa, Hymns, Prayers

Navratri Mantra: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri – the nine nights and ten days dedicated to Goddess Durga, accounts for a huge celebration throughout India and devotees belonging to different corners of the country have their unique way of worshiping. According to legends, Goddess Durga is the embodiment of power and strength, created with an amalgamation of supreme powers of Gods to kill Mahishasura, the immensely …

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108 Names of Maa Durga with their meaning

108 Names of Maa Durga, Goddess Durga 108 Names and their meaning

Goddess Durga is the personification of the divine force of the super power. The Durga means ‘the invincible’, so the Durga is regarded as the ever victorious warrior of the Gods lineage. Durga is the representation of courage, strength, ethics and protection. She is the destroyer of sin and evil and the savior of morality and ethics. Goddess Durga is …

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Durga Puja SMS Text Messages For Students

Durga Kawach: Shri Durga Kawach, Shree Durga Kavach

Durga Pooja is an integral part of the Hindu culture. People all over India celebrate this festival with immense joy and enthusiasm. It is an important occasion from religious as well as social point of view. Apart from worshiping, people also look forward to this occasion as an event to socialize with relatives and friends. Exchange of sweets, gifts and …

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Durga Kawach: Slokas from Markandeya Purana

Durga Kawach: Shri Durga Kawach, Shree Durga Kavach

Durga Puja is a ceremonious occasion, wherein a number of rituals are performed to please the deity of power and courage – Goddess Durga. On the occasion, the devotees of the Goddess chant mantras and sing bhajans, to praise her. One of the very ancient mantras is Durga Kawach, which is a compilation of special shlokas from the Markandeya Purana. …

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