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Onam: Kerala Harvesting Festival Information

Onam

Onam is one of the greatest festivals of Kerala (India). It is the festival, which the Kerala People celebrate together without the difference of caste and religion. Onam is a time for sports and festivities and in Kerala where one third of the area is low lying, covered with canals, lakes and backwaters; the people take to their boats and …

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Simha Sankranti Information For Students

Simha Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Simha Sankranti marks the day when the sun moves from Karka Rashi (Cancer) to Simha (Leo). It marks the beginning of Malayalam calendar in Kerala. Similarly, Avni Masam begins in the Tamil month on this day. Simha Sankranti Celebrations: It’s is a day of worship. Devotees offer their prayers to the Sun God, Lord Vishnu and Lord Narsimha Swami on …

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Eid el-Adha: Bakrid – Festival of Sacrifice

Eid el-Adha

Eid el-Adha – A ritual of sacrifice and thanksgiving announces a religious pilgrimage. Eid el-Adha is an officially observed religious holiday that precedes the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage of Muslims to Islam’s holiest sites. Eid el-Adha celebrated on February 23, is one of Islam’s most important celebrations, announcing the beginning of the Hajj, the celebrated yearly pilgrimage to the holy …

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Jamat-Ul-Vida: Last Friday of Ramzan

Jamat-Ul-Vida 2017: Last Friday of Ramzan

Ramzan is the holy month wherein Muslims observe a fast. In this pious period, Jamat-Ul-Vida is an extremely auspicious day for Muslims. As per Islamic history and religion, it is the last ‘Jumma’ prayer of the month. In other words, it marks the last Friday of Ramzan. Etymologically, it arises from the words ‘juma’ and ‘wida’ which mean “gathering” and …

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Meena Sankranti: Hindu Festival on Sun Transition from Pisces to Aries

Meena Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Meena Sankranti is an important Hindu festival observed on the auspicious occasion of the transition of sun from Pisces to Aries. Known as Meena Sankramanam in South India. Celebrating a Sankranti is often marked with the donation of various things. According to specific personal needs they people celebrate the event at the onset of every month. Some Indian states like …

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Pariyanampetta Pooram Kattakulam: Kerala Festival

Pariyanampetta Pooram Kattakulam - Kerala Festival

Pariyanampetta Pooram is a seven day fest held at Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple, Kattakulam in Palakkad district of Kerala, ‘God’s own country’. The Pariyanampetta temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy, the Goddess of 14 Desams. The image of the goddess is drawn on floor and songs are sung along with it; this ritualistic drawing is called Kalamezhuthu Pattu and is performed …

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क्रिसमस की परंपरा: ईसाई धर्म में

Christmas Eve - Planning Christmas Eve & Ideas

क्रिसमस का त्योहार प्रतिवर्ष 25 दिसंबर को मनाया जाता है। इस दिन को बड़ा दिन भी कहते हैं। दुनिया में विभिन्न जाति एवं धर्म के लोग हैं। विभिन्न धर्मों के अनुयायी विभिन्न त्योहार मनाते हैं। हिन्दू धर्म में जो स्थान दिवाली, दशहरा जैसे त्योहारों का है, वही स्थान ईसाई धर्म में क्रिसमस का है। * जर्मनी से आई क्रिसमस वृक्ष …

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क्रिसमस की कहानी विद्यार्थियों और बच्चों के लिए

What is the meaning of Christmas?

क्रिसमस (Christmas) एक ऐसा त्यौहार है जिसे शायद दुनिया के सर्वाधिक लोग पूरे हर्षोल्लास के साथ मनाते हैं। आज यह त्यौहार विदेशों में ही नहीं बल्कि भारत में भी समान जोश के साथ मनाया जाता है। भारत की विविधतापूर्ण संस्कृति के साथ क्रिसमस का त्यौहार भी पूरी तरह घुल-मिल गया है। सदियों से यह त्यौहार लोगों को खुशियां बांटता और …

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Christmas Day Information For Students, Children

Christmas Day

Christmas is a Government holiday in India. It is one of the two major Christian celebrations that are officially observed around the world. Along with Easter, it is considered a high holy day and a time of great celebration for Christians. In US & Europe, it is highly appropriate to throw a company Christmas party. The holiday’s emphasis is on …

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Hanukkah Festival Information For Students

Hanukkah - Jewish Festival

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival that occurs in December (the Hebrew month Kislev), also spelled Chanukah, (also called The Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication, Feast of the Maccabees) marks the reconsecration of the Temple of Jerusalem (Israel) after its recapture from the Syrian Greeks c.165 BC. A miracle recorded in the Talmud – the burning of a day’s supply …

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