Tag Archives: Significance of Hindu Festivals

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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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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Aranmula Vallamkali: Parthasarathy Temple Boat Race

Aranmula Vallamkali

Aranmula Vallamkali is an annual water sports meet especially for boat races held in Aranmula district Kerala. The water fiesta is organized during Onam in the month of September. This world famous fiesta owes its origin to the Sree Parthasarathy Temple situated on the banks of the Pamba River. Vallamkali refers to the boat race competition that is held during …

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