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Hindu Festival Calendar 2017

Hindu Festival Calendar

Indian Festival Calendar 2017 It’s been said often enough that Hindus celebrate everything. So they do. The birth of gods, death of asuras, victory of the gods, marriage of the gods, the new year, new months, full moons, new moons, harvests, birthdays, initiations, marriages, deaths, anniversaries – you name the event, and it is reason for music, dance, processions, and …

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Inspirational story of a poor man’s Diwali सच्ची दीपावली

Inspirational story of a poor man's Diwali सच्ची दीपावली

दीपावली का पर्व नजदीक आ रहा था और स्कूल में सभी बच्चों के मन में मानों खुशियों के पंख लग गए थे और वे तमाम तरीके से रोज नए पटाखों की लिस्ट बनाते और फिर अचानक दूसरे पटाखे याद आ जाते तो पहली लिस्ट के चिंदे करके चारों ओर उड़ा देते। कोई अपने लिए नए कपड़े खरीदने का सोच रहा …

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Hindi Detective Story about Diwali and Thieves दीवाली की रात

Hindi Detective Story about Diwali and Thieves दीवाली की रात

चन्दन चौदह वर्षीय एक चंचल और चतुर लड़का था। घर से लेकर स्कूल तक सभी उसकी बुद्धिमानी का लोहा मानते थे। जितना वह पढ़ाई लिखाई में अच्छा था उतना ही खेल कूद में भी। हर साल की तरह इस बार भी उसने और उसके दोस्तों ने दिवाली को बड़े ही धूम-धाम से मनाने का निश्चय किया। बच्चों की टोली जब …

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Chhath Puja Custom: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja Custom: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Only six days after Deepawali, another popular Hindu festival arrives, Chhath Puja. 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 followed by the worshiper. …

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Over a million migrants return to Bihar for Chhath

Over a million migrants return to Bihar for Chhath

Bihar is witnessing the return of its natives in droves. A million migrants are back at their villages and towns over the past week or so to celebrate Chhath festival, the biggest community celebration, along with their families and relatives. According to a conservative estimate, over one million Bihar migrants working across the country as well as abroad have returned …

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Chhath Pooja Rituals: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Pooja Rituals: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Almost immediately after the merriment of Diwali subsided, the solemnity of Chhath takes over. Adult married women of the household make all the preparations that are required for the puja. While the younger women and children take over the everyday household chores, these women begin with a thorough spring-cleaning of all the things that would be used to prepare the …

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

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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Diwali Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp

Diwali Festival Images

Diwali Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp: Diwali is India’s biggest and most significant festival. Celebrating Diwali sees the whole country glowing under the light of lamps, candles, and fireworks. These Diwali photos show the heartwarming beauty of the occasion.

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Bhai Dooj – Hindu Festival

Bhai Dooj

Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Dooj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. Thus, Bhayya Dooj is the …

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Bhai Dooj Celebration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Celebration

The festival of Bhai Dooj is known to be based on mythological concept. The celebrations of Bhai dooj reflects the importance of unique cultural traditions that vary with different region of India. This helps to keep the family close and brings prosperity, well being and luck. Bhai Dooj falls on the two day after Diwali and is celebrated all over …

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