Tag Archives: Hindu Festivals In India

Apara Ekadashi 2018 Vrat, Date, Significance and Celebration

Lord Vishnu - Hindu God

अश्वमेधसहस्रणिराजसूयशतानिच। एकादशयुपवासस्यकलांनारहंतिशोडशीम्र।। “Not Even Thousand Ashtamedha Yogas or Hundred Raj Suya Yogas would match the fast on a Ekadashi Day” Ekadashi means 11, in Sanskrit and is the name of the 11th day of the month in a Hindu Calendar. In the Hindu Calendar, a month is actually divided into two parts of 15 days and hence, a month has …

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Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti Information For Students And Children

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

Rabindra Jayanti is the day which marks the birth anniversary of the great scholar and novelist Rabindranath Tagore. Birthday of the noble laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore is celebrated on 25th day of Baisakh. In Kolkata, it is popularly called Poncheeshe Boishakh and is celebrated ceremoniously and jauntiness all across West Bengal. According to the Gregorian calendar Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated …

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नृसिंह चतुर्दशी की जानकारी विद्यार्थियों और बच्चों के लिए

Narsingh Chaturdashi

वैशाख मास के शुक्ल पक्ष की चतुर्दशी तिथि को नृसिंह चतुर्दशी अथवा जयंती कहते हैं। शास्त्रों के अनुसार इस दिन श्री हरि विष्णु ने नृसिंह अवतार धारण कर दैत्यों के राजा हिरण्यकशिपु का संहार किया था। भक्त की भगवान के प्रति अटूट आस्था को सिद्ध करते हुए भगवान ने जगत को बताया की वह संसार के कण-कण में विराजमान हैं। …

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नृसिंह जयंती की जानकारी विद्यार्थियों और बच्चों के लिए

नृसिंह जयंती - Narsingh Jayanti in Hindi

Narasimha (नरसिंह) is an avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu, one who incarnates in the form of part lion and part man to destroy an evil, end religious persecution and calamity on Earth, thereby restoring Dharma. पदम पुराण के अनुसार दिति और ऋषि कश्यप जी के दो पुत्र हिरण्यकश्य (हिरण्याकशिपु) और हिरण्याक्ष हुए। यह दोनों बड़े बलशाली एवं पराक्रमी थे …

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Uthralikavu Pooram – Kerala Hindu Festival

Uthralikavu Pooram

Another illustrious temple festival of south India is Uthralikavu Pooram celebrated in Sree Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple, Parithipra, in Vadakkancherry, Thrissur District of north Kerala. The temple is dedicated to the mighty Goddess Kali. The festival is held annually in the Malayalam month ‘Kumbham’ or February/March. The festivity continues for eight days. The elephant processions in the gala are the main …

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Chapchar Kut: Mizoram Spring Festival

Chapchar Kut - Mizoram Spring Festival

History: Chapchar Kut The Chapchar Kut is a festival of Mizoram, India. It is celebrated during March after completion of their most arduous task of Jhum operation i.e., jungle-clearing (clearing of the remnants of burning). It is a spring festival celebrated with great fervour and gaiety. Chapchar Kut is estimated to have started in 1450-1700 A.D. in a village called …

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