Tag Archives: India Q&A for Students

How to celebrate Nag Panchami?

How to celebrate Nag Panchami?

How to celebrate Nag Panchami? It is on the fifth day of the bright half of the Shravan that Naga Panchami, or the festival of snakes, is celebrated in India. Snake worship, no doubt, owes its origin to man’s natural fear of these reptiles. However, in Hindu culture, they own a prominent place. Hindu mythologies are filled with stories and …

Read More »

On which date do we celebrate Nag Panchami?

On which date do we celebrate Nag Panchami?

On which date do we celebrate Nag Panchami? Nag Panchami is a popular Hindu festival celebrated in India. It is celebrated in most of the parts of the country. However the celebrations are at its best in Bengal, Maharashtra and Southern part of the country. The tradition of worshiping snake is very long in India, even before the arrival of …

Read More »

What are the rituals of Nag Panchami Festival?

What are the rituals of Nag Panchami Festival?

What are the rituals of Nag Panchami Festival? Nag Panchami is one of the prominent Hindu festivals of India. It falls on the fifth day of the moonlit-fortnight in the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar, which corresponds to July-August as per the Gregorian calendar. Historical records suggest that the worship of snakes was wide-spread even before the …

Read More »

What is the story behind Nag Panchami?

What is the story behind Nag Panchami?

Story behind Nag Panchami: Human beings soon after stabilizing from nomadic venture started the ritual of worshiping the nature and everything that was helpful to them in one or another way. It helped them construct a system that was derived from the beliefs in social organizations, local cults and deities. Humans thus started exploring nature and started sorting a culture …

Read More »

More than one-fifth of the world population lives in just one country. Which one?

More than one-fifth of the world's population lives in just one country. Which one?

China has more than one fifth of the world population. This country is the third largest in the world. More than billion people live in China, which makes it the most populated country in the world. The demographics of China are identified by a large population with a relatively small youth division, which was partially a result of China’s one-child …

Read More »

Why do we celebrate National Doctors Day?

Why do we celebrate National Doctors Day?

National Doctors Day is celebrated every year all across the India on 1st of July to provide honor to the most famous and legendary physician as well as 2nd Chief Minister of the West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. It is a great observance in India which helps in fulfilling the actual need of doctors and physicians in the lives …

Read More »

How to celebrate National Doctors Day?

How to celebrate National Doctors Day?

National Doctors Day is being celebrated for years by the government and non-government healthcare organizations in order to get familiar with the doctors contributions. Staff of the healthcare organizations organizes variety of events and activities for the campaign celebration. “Rotary Club of the North Calcutta and North East Calcutta Social & Welfare Organization” organizes big event every year for the grand …

Read More »

What are the Objectives of International Yoga Day?

What are the Objectives of International Yoga Day?

Objectives of International Yoga Day: 21st June of every year is declared as the World Yoga Day by the UN General Assembly on 11th December 2014. Yoga is regarded as an ancient practice of mental, spiritual and physical healing which was practiced in India for the last 5000 years. 21st June was chosen as the day for observance, since it …

Read More »