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Durga Puja Cards, Greeting Cards And E-Cards

Durga Puja Greetings

Durga Puja is celebrated by Bengalis, to commemorate the victory of goodness over the evil. the festival has gained world wide recognition as the main festival of Bengalis. The Bangla speaking people, from the nook and corner of the country as well as the world, make sure that they visit their home town in West Bengal, to join the celebrations …

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Durga Puja Date 2019: When is Durga Puja 2019

Durga Puja Quotes in English

Durga Puja is an important Hindu festival in India. It is also known as ‘Durgotsab’ or ‘Navratra’. It is basically a ten days long festival in which Durga or Shakti, the Goddess of power is worshiped. The Goddess is worshiped in nine different forms namely Shailputri, Brahmcharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidatri in a long and intricate …

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Durga Bhajans For Hindu Devotees & Students

History of Durga Puja: Origin of Durga Pooja

Durga Puja is celebrated with fun and fervor by Bengalis in India as well as across the  world. All through the ten days of celebrations, people in West Bengal are busy in the merrymaking. They enjoy fasting and feasting with equal pleasure. Maa Durga, the deity of courage and strength, is worshiped for nine days and her idol is immersed …

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Four Days Of Chhath Puja: Naha Kha, Kharna, Chhath & Parna

Four Days Of Chhath Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja is a major festival which is celebrated in Northern India a few days after the Festival of Light, Diwali. The festival of Chhath Puja revolves around worshiping the Sun God and following a strict regimen of fasting and penance. Sun is a symbol for life hence the worshipers pray to both the setting and the rising sun; the …

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Chhath Puja Songs: Bhojpuri Devotional Songs

Chhath Puja Songs: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja is an important Hindu festival celebrated widely in Northern India, prominently in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Chhath Puja is also observed in other parts of the country such as Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Delhi and Mumbai. This festival, also known as Surya Shashti, is dedicated to Sun God, Surya. Chhath Puja is celebrated to express gratitude towards …

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Chhath Puja Fast: Dala Chhath Vrat

Chhath Puja Fast: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja falls on the sixth day of the Kartik month of Hindu lunar calendar and somewhere in the month of October or November according to the Christian calendar. The words Chhath means the number six of the Indian numeric system, as festival is celebrated on the sixth day of the Kartik month. The Chhath Puja has roots deep rooted …

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Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God

Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath puja, the festival of Bihar is not about celebrations but a ritual carried down since time immemorial. Although Chhath Puja unique to Bihar it as been observed in some parts of West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Mauritius, mainly among the Bhojpuri and Maithili speaking people. Chhath is also important for Nepalese worshipers of the Sun god as well as in …

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Chhath Puja Customs And Rituals In Hindus

Chhath Puja Custom: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Only six days after Deepawali, another popular Hindu festival arrives, Chhath Puja in India and Nepal. It is a festival dedicated to honoring and glorifying the Hindu Sun God (Surya), for sustaining all life on earth and also for fulfillment of certain wishes. A period of abstinence and ritualistic segregation from the main household for four days has to be …

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Chhath Puja Quotes for Students and Children

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja Quotes for Students and Children: Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess; Usha – wife of Sun God). The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed …

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Chhath Puja Date And Chhath Muhurat In India

Chhath Puja Date: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The Chhath Puja, also known as Surya Shashti, is a Hindu festival in which a Puja (worship ritual) is performed to offer thanks to the Sun God, Surya, for supporting all the life on Earth. The Puja is performed with spirited enthusiasm and reverence, on Kartik Shukla Shashti i.e. 6th day of the month of Kartik, according to the Hindu …

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