Tag Archives: Hindu Gods and Goddesses

Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households

Navratri Fast - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households – Navratri literally means ‘nine nights’ and during these nine days which mark the celebration of Durga Puja in India, different incarnations of the Goddess Shakti, Adi Shakti, or the original creator, observer and destroyer of the universe, are worshiped. The festival is an integral part of the Hindu tradition and different regions in the …

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Navratri Katha, Navratri Legends and Stories

Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

With every festival, a unique legend is related and these legendary stories narrate the significance of the festival along with the rituals performed. India being a land of boundless customs, rituals and festivals, has a vast range of such stories which have come down from generation to generation and still hold equal importance to the population. As established by legends, …

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Navratri Gifts Ideas For Students And Children

Navratri Gifts: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri Gifts Ideas For Students And Children – Navratri celebrations are held twice in India. The first Navratri falls in the month of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu calendar i.e. March- April according to the Gregorian calendar and the second in the month of Ashwani i.e. September – October according to the Gregorian calendar. Both of these Poojas …

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Navratri Garba: Gujarati Garba Dance of Navratri

Navratri Garba: Gujarati Garba Dance of Navratri

Navratri is celebrated in myriad ways, by the Hindus across India. The celebrations seen in north India would be exactly the opposite of the merrymaking of people in South India. The mood of people in the eastern state of West Bengal is entirely different during the festive season of Navratri, as the occasion is celebrated as the triumph of goodness …

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Navratri Poems For Students And Children

Navratri Mantra: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Poems For Students And Children: Navratri is a nine-day grand celebration in India. During these days, devotees observe fasts and worship Goddess Durga. On this occasion several kinds’ of Jagraate, community poojas, community feasts and celebrations are organized in various parts of the country. In Hindus, this festival is given immense importance and treated as a festival of the …

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Navratri Pooja Procedure For Households

Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

The Hindu festival of Navratri is celebrated twice a year in India. The first Navratri of the year is known as Chaitra Navratra, as it falls in March-April. The second Navratri is held in October-November, which coincides Durga Puja. The nights of Navratri are devoted to the reverence of Goddess Durga, who is worshiped in many forms. Prayers are offered …

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Navratri SMS: Navratri Text Messages in English

Navratri Greetings: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri SMS: Navratri Text Messages in English – One of the important Hindu festivals, Navratri is celebrated with religious fervor across India, in different ways. It takes the shape of Durga Puja, when it is celebrated in West Bengal in October-November, while it is called Ram Navami or Chaitra Navratri, when it falls in March-April. All through the nine days …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in the UK by the migrant Hindu population as well as the large number of Indians residing there. The Hindu culture and Heritage Society, UK – a Southall based organisation celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi for the first time in London in 2005 at The Vishwa Hindu Temple. The Idol was immersed in the river Thames at Putney …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Katha: Hindu Culture

Ganesh Chaturthi Katha – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Katha of Ganesh Chaturthi is very famous in Indian people. There are many small and interesting stories which is also known as katha, related to lord Ganesha’s life and their activities. Ganesh Chaturthi Katha Once upon a time Goddess Parvati was taking bath. While bathing she created Ganesha of mud and placed him at the entrance of the house then …

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Mumbai Celebrates Ganesh Festival

Mumbai welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began in Mumbai amid tight security. The ‘aarti’ and ‘sthapan puja’ (devotional worship) were held in various pandals (associations) to mark the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Millions of Mumbaikars remained awake through the night making last minute preparations for the …

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