Tag Archives: New Delhi Hindu Festivals and Events

Ganesh Chaturthi Legends: Shiv, Skanda Purana

Ganesh Chaturthi Legends – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Lord Ganesh is considered to be the God who has the ability to bestow wisdom and wealth upon humans. All the new undertakings, whether at place of work or at home, start by reciting the mantra of Lord Ganesha. He is known as the God of good luck and prosperity. Therefore, before any auspicious occasion, Hindus performs the puja of …

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Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

He is not Mumbai‘s presiding deity; Mumbadevi from which the city region derives its name is. Lord Ganesh, who visits once a year, however, is more popular. One may have to search for Mumbadevi’s temple but that is not the case with Lord Ganesh. He is almost omnipresent, in every nook and cranny of the city and in most homes. …

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Janmashtami Customs, Rituals & Traditions

Janmashtami Customs - Hindu Culture & Traditions

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great fun and fervor throughout the country. This day not simply signifies the birth of the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu but also the birth of a divine teacher who invoked the entire mankind with the divine knowledge and power. Thus, Janmashtami apart from its ritualistic celebrations also holds an eternal meaning …

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Janmashtami Celebrations in Hindu Culture

Janmashtami Celebrations - Hindu Culture & Traditions

Janmashtami festival is celebrated with great zeal by Hindus all over India. The festival, which falls on the eighth day (Ashtami) of Savan month, marks the birth of Lord Krishna, one of the favorite deities of Hindus. Lord Krishna was born under extraordinary circumstances on the day. People enjoy in the merrymaking at the midnight of ashtami, by singing devotional …

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Raksha Bandhan Messages, Rakhi Text SMSes

Raksha Bandhan Messages: Rakhi Text SMS & Quotes

Raksha Bandhan is the perfect time to recall back precious moments of your life and bestow all your feelings and sentiments for your dearest brother or sister. It is the festival to shower your love and blessings by expressing it in words. No doubt, words can accurately say what your heart wants to convey. In fact, on the auspicious occasion …

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Raksha Bandhan Songs From Bollywood Films

Raksha Bandhan Songs: Rakhi Special Bollywood Songs

Music is the universal language, reaching all people alike. Owing to its versatility, it serves many purposes. It relaxes and soothes both mind and soul. It lifts your mood, eradicating all your worries. It can also prove to be a melodious medium of sending messages to your loved ones. The effect produced by words, woven with musical tunes, is surely …

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Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Sisters

Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Sisters

Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Sisters: Rakhi is a festival with an age old tradition of presenting gifts to sisters. Raksha Bandhan gift can range from apparels to sweets to chocolates. Sisters are very sensitive and they love to get presents from their brothers. They do not care for the cost of the present. For them, even a single rose, if give …

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Rakhi Shopping: Raksha Bandhan Culture Trend

Rakhi Shopping: Raksha Bandhan Culture & Traditions

Rakhi Shopping: During the festival of Rakhi, the markets are in full bloom. A few days before the festival, sisters go to the market and do rakhi shopping, which includes buying the sacred thread as well as gifts for their brother. Along with that, they also buy sweets and new clothes. There are various types of rakhis, with several designs, …

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Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Brother

Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Brother

Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Brother: The significance of the relationship between a brother and her sister is well celebrated in the form of the wonderful Indian festival that we call Raksha Bandhan. Rakhi signifies a bond of protection, as Raksha means ‘to protect’, and Bandhan means ‘bond’. With time, traditions and customs associated with Rakhi have changed quite a bit. …

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Raksha Bandhan Legends & Fascinating Stories

Raksha Bandhan Legends

Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival of India, celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters. The festival has a tremendous social and cultural significance. It is the celebration of the love amongst siblings. There are various legends associated with the origin of this festival. In fact, the festival has a rich background and has several stories related to its existence. …

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