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Bada Osha: Odia Hindu Fasting Festival

Bada Osha: Odisha Fasting Festival

Dhabaleswar, Temple of Lord Mahadeva in the state of Odisha (Orissa) is an extremely famous and known among the natives of the state. The festival of Bada Osha is essentially a “Festival of Fasting” celebrated in the month of Kartik at the Dhabaleshwar Temple. Bada Osha Festival Date: 2018: 21 November, 2018 (Wednesday) As a custom this fast is mostly …

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Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi: Holy Prophet’s Birthday

Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi

Allahuma salli ala Muhammadin wa – ala – Ale Muhammad O God! Shower thy blessings on Muhammad and the descendants of Muhammad Eid-e-Milad is here and its time to celebrate. It is time to remember the teachings of the Prophet and follow the mission the Prophet dedicated all his life to. Eid-e-Milad is celebrated in the memory of Prophet Muhammad. …

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Aanvla Navami / Akshaya Navami: Hindu Festival

Aanvla Navami / Akshaya Navami: Hindu Festival

The festival of Aanvla Navami or Amla Navami is celebrated with joy by women. Women pray for the success and welfare of their family on the day of Aanvla Navami. Aanvla Navami is the other name of Akshaya Navami. It is auspicious day and celebrated with daan-punya activities by the observers. In West Bengal, it is observed as Jagaddhatri Puja …

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गोवर्धन पूजा: अन्नकूट पर्व सामूहिक भोज

गोवर्धन पूजा

गोवर्धन पूजा अथवा अन्न कूट हिन्दुओं का एक प्रमुख त्योहार है। दीपावली के दूसरे दिन सायंकाल ब्रज में गोवर्धन पूजा का विशेष आयोजन होता है। भगवान श्रीकृष्ण ने आज ही के दिन इन्द्र का मानमर्दन कर गिरिराज पूजन किया था। इस दिन मन्दिरों में अन्नकूट किया जाता है। सायंकाल गोबर के गोवर्धन बनाकर पूजा की जाती है। वेदों में इस …

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Diwali Festival Information For Students, Children

Diwali / Deepawali - Festival of Lights

Diwali Festival Information For Students, Children: is an important and popular festival celebrated throughout the country in one form or the other. It falls on the last day of the dark half of Kartika (October – November). As a matter of fact it is a five-day long festival, but the main celebrations are on Diwali. Diwali is associated with several legends. …

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Kojagari Lakshmi Puja Information For Hindus

Kojagari Lakshmi Puja - Hindu Festival

After the celebrations and festivities are over, post Durga Puja and Dussehra, people of Bengal, Assam and Odisha worship Goddess Lakshmi on Kojagori Purnima night, i.e. the full moon night in the month of Aswin (Bengali calendar), barely 4 days after Durga Puja or Dusshera in the month of October. Kojagori has a significant meaning as it stands for who …

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Valmiki Jayanti 2018: Date & Celebration

Valmiki Jayanti

Valmiki jayanti or Balmiki Jayanti is the birthday celebrations of Maharishi Valmiki, the author of Indian epic Ramayana. It is observed on poornima or the full moon day of Ashwin month (Sep – Oct). In 2018, Valmiki Jayanti falls on 24th October, 2018. In this article, we shall know about Maharishi Valmiki and celebrations of Valmiki Jayanti. Who was Maharishi Valmiki? …

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Anant Chaturthi Festival Information For Students

Anant Chaturthi - Hindu Festival

Anant Chaturthi or Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of the “Ganesh festival” celebrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It is the eleventh day after Ganesh Chaturthi which falls on the 14th day of the bright Bhadrapada (the sixth month of Hindu calendar). The day follows the immersion of the idols of the beloved Lord but to be …

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Vishwakarma Puja Information For Students

Vishwakarma Puja - Hindu Festival

Vishwakarma is known as the divine Engineer since the Puranic age. As a mark of reverence he is not only worshiped by the engineering community but also by all other professionals. This festival is celebrated in the month of September. On this day all the workers in the workshops and offices worship their tools and instruments in front of Lord …

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