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Navratri Customs: Navratri Culture & Traditions

Navratri Customs

Navratri Customs: Navratri Culture & Traditions in Hindus – Navratri is a very important and popular festival of India. It comes twice on a year, once around March-April and the second time, around September-October. The nine days and nights of Navratri are entirely devoted to Mother Goddess. Throughout this period, fasts, strictly vegetarian diets, japa (chanting mantras in honor of …

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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 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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Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodi: Rakhi Special

Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodis

Raksha Bandhan is the most sacred festival of India, which celebrates the pure love of a brother-sister duo. This festival makes siblings remember the time they have spent together, playing with, fighting and helping each other. Those childhood days become fresh and alive once again on this occasion. The love of brother and sister is the purest of all and …

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Rakhi Customs & Traditions in India

Rakhi Customs - Raksha Bandhan Culture & Traditions

Rakhi Customs & Traditions in India: Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on ‘Shravan Purnima’ (full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravan), which generally falls in the month of August, every year. The auspicious day commemorates the unique bond between a brother and a sister. This festival reflects the pure love of brother and sister for each other. Every brother, …

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Raksha Bandhan Celebrations in India

Raksha Bandhan Celebrations: Rakhi Culture & Traditions

Raksha Bandhan Celebrations in India: India is the only country where the love of a brother-sister duo is respected so much that a festival, called Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan, is especially dedicated to it. Rakhi is celebrated with a lot of fun and frolic in India. Besides tying Rakhis on the brother’s hand, gift exchange, relishing tempting and mouth watering …

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