Tag Archives: Significance of Hindu Festivals

Lohri: Sikh Festival, Bonfire Harvest Festival

Lohri Festival

Amidst the freezing cold weather, with the temperature wobbling between 0-5 degree Celsius and the dense fog outside, everything seems stagnant in the northern part of India. However, below the apparently frozen surface, you would be amazed to find a palpable wave of activity going on. People, especially in the northern states of Punjab, Haryana and parts of Himachal Pradesh, …

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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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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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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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Rishi Panchami Information For Students, Kids

Rishi Panchami Images

Rishi Panchami is celebrated with great joy and festivity in different parts of India as well as in Nepal. Different places have distinct significance for the festival. Mainly, the festival is celebrated in honor of Sapta Rishis. According to Hindu calendar, Rishi Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of the Shukla Paksha (Waxing Phase of moon) in the Hindu …

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सफलता की कुंजी: शिक्षक और शिक्षक दिवस की सही अर्थ

सफलता की कुंजी: शिक्षक

गुरूर्बह्मा, दुरुर्विष्णु: गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः। गुरुर्सक्षात्परब्रह्म तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः।। गुरु, टीचर, आचार्य, अध्यापक, शिक्षक सभी शब्द एक ऐसे व्यक्ति की व्याख्या करते हैं जो ज्ञान देने के साथ हमें सही राह पर चलने को प्रेरित करता है। पुरे भारत में 5 सितम्बर को ‘शिक्षक दिवस‘ के रूप में मनाया जाने वाला यह दिन एक त्यौहार के समान होता है जो सभी …

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How do we celebrate Janmashtami in Mathura?

How do we celebrate Janamashtami in Mathura?

The Janmashtami celebrations differ in different parts of India. The true colors of this festival are seen in Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna. This is the place where the parents of Lord Krishna lived in the captivity of the evil Kansa and where he as a young boy came and vanquished his maternal uncle Kansa to ascend the throne …

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आइये जाने रक्षाबंधन से जुड़ी 10 रोचक बातें

आइये जाने रक्षाबंधन से जुड़ी 10 रोचक बातें

भाई-बहन का रिश्ता दुनिया में सबसे प्यारा और भावना से जुड़ा रिश्ता है। इस रिश्ते में झगड़ा भी है तो प्यार भी। जहां एक भाई बहन की सुरक्षा के लिए हर दम तत्पर रहता है तो वहीं बहन भाई की लंबी उम्र के लिए रक्षा सूत्र उसके हाथ में बांधती है। सावन महीने की फुहारों के साथ ही भारत में …

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Bhatali Navami Information For Students And Children

Bhatali Navami - Hindu Festival

The Hindu community in North India celebrate Bhadli Navami with immense religious fervor. Bhadli Navami also known by the name of Bhatali Navami, Ashara Shukla Paksha Navami, Kandarp Navami and is generally celebrated during the Ashada month. The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha in the Ashada month. An important fact related to Bhadli Navmi is …

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Raja Ram Mohan Roy Jayanti Information For Students And Children

Raja Ram Mohan Roy Jayanti - Date, Celebration

Raja Ram Mohan Roy, a great social reformer was born on 22 of May in the year 1772 in a Brahmin family in the Hooghly district of Bengal. He is universally accepted as the pioneer of reform movements in India. Imbibed with new ideas of humanism, this first Modern Man of India had worked hard for the religious, social, intellectual …

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