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26 January – Republic Day Images

26 January – Republic Day Images

26 January – Republic Day Images: Republic Day is a national holiday that is celebrated every year with immense zeal and enthusiasm. The Constitution of India was enforced on 26th January, 1950 marking a historical moment in the Indian history. Hence, this day is honored with great joy, pride and vigor across the country as India was also declared a …

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Lohri Celebrations: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Lohri Celebrations: Hindu Culture & Tradition

An agricultural festival filled with merry-making, Lohri is celebrated on the 13th of January each year, mainly in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and parts of Himachal Pradesh. It denotes the end of the biting colds of winter and marks the sun’s entry into the ‘Makar Rashi’ (north hemisphere). Mainly associated with worshiping the sun and fire, Lohri observes …

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First Lohri – First Lohri of a bride or the new born

First Lohri - First Lohri of a bride or the new born

The first Lohri celebrated by a new bride or a newborn represents a grand occasion and immediate family members are invited for feast and exchange of gifts. Once the party is over, Lohri is celebrated with traditional dancing and singing around the bonfire. Lohri pampers women and children. This is particularly a happy occasion for the couples who for the …

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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week

Road safety week is celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm every year in India at many places such as Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Baroda, Vadodara, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and etc. People are encouraged about how to drive on road by organizing variety of programmes related to the road safety. During the whole week celebration of this campaign, …

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Lohri Facebook Covers

Lohri Facebook Covers

Lohri Facebook Covers: Lohri is a festival connected with the solar year. Generally, it is an accepted fact that this festival is celebrated to worship fire. This is particularly a happy occasion for the couples, who would be celebrating Lohri for the first time after marriage and also for the family who are blessed with a son as he would be …

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गुरू गोबिंद सिंह प्रकाश उत्सव: त्याग और वीरता की कहानी

गुरू गोबिंद सिंह प्रकाश उत्सव: त्याग और वीरता की कहानी

श्री गुरु नानक देव जी की गद्दी के दसवें जामे में आए श्री गुरु गोबिंद सिंह जी का संसार-आगमन बहुपक्षीय रूप में दृष्टिगोचर होता है। नाशवान संसार में बहुत कम समय गुजार कर सांसारिक लोगों के लिए किए गए कार्य भविष्य के लिए रास्ता दर्शाने वाले हैं। श्री पटना साहिब (बिहार) में आगमन कर बचपन की लीलाओं से लेकर श्री …

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Guru Gobind Singh – Emergence of Guru

Guru Gobind Singh - Emergence of Guru

On November 11, 1675, Guru Tegh Bahadur was publicly beheaded in Chandni Chowk. After the execution his body was left in the open to serve as a reminder to all rebels. Only a low caste Lubana Sikh named Lakhi Shah had the courage to secretly take away the headless body in a cart to his hut, which was at the …

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Guru Gobind Singh – Defender of Faith

Guru Gobind Singh - Defender of Faith

Of all the things, Guru Gobind Singh placed most reliance on religious faith. He taught his Sikhs and other people who met him, to face death and extermination in the cause of true faith. He told them to stand up and oppose the tyrants with all the might instead of bearing the tyranny. The defence of faith lies in standing …

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Sikh Gurus

Sikh Gurus

In Hinduism a guru is a spiritual teach or guide. Sikhs have retained his basic meaning, but the title itself is very limited in application: there have only been ten human Gurus, starting with Guru Nanak who founded the Sikh religion. The Gurus are: Guru Nanak, 1469-1539 Guru Angad: born 1504, Guru 1539-1552 Guru Amar Das: born 1479, Guru 1552-1574 …

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Eid Festival Images

Eid Festival Images

Eid Festival Images: Eid al-Fitr also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram (Bajram), the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day during which Muslims are not permitted to …

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