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Jagadhatri Puja: Hindu Festival

Jagadhatri Puja: Hindu Festival

Jagadhatri Puja is one of the important festivals celebrated mainly in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. Devotees worship and celebrate reincarnation of Goddess Durga in the name of Jagadhatri and create the splendid ambiance with high festive spirits. The festival is also celebrated at Chandannagar, Krishnanagar, Nadia and Kolkata after Durga Puja and Kali Puja in the month of …

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Sharda Sinha – Bihar Folk Singer

Sharda Sinha- Bihar Folk Singer

Sharda Sinha, born on October 9, 1952 at Samastipur district of Bihar. She is popular folk singer of Bihar and known as “Bihar Kokila” famous for Chhath geet and bhojpuri songs. She has been honored with Padmashree for her contribution in folk music. Her songs are class apart. Melodious, simple in tunes and would touch different aspects of life. Sharda Sinha …

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Kojagari Lakshmi Puja – Hindu Festival

Kojagari Lakshmi Puja - Hindu Festival

After the celebrations and festivities are over, post Durga Puja and Dussehra, people of Bengal, Assam and Orissa 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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Navratri / Durga Puja Festival

Navratri / Durga Puja Festival

Navratri / Durga Puja Festival — Navratras are observed twice a year, once in Chaitra, preceding Rama Navami, and then in Ashvin (September – October) preceding Dussehra. The nine-day Navratra commences with the new moon of Ashvin and terminates with Maha Navami, on the ninth lunar day of the bright half of the month. During these nine days, devotees keep strict …

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Who is Skanda Mata?

Who is Skanda Mata?

The fifth aspect of the Mother Durga is known as ‘Skanda Mata’ – the mother of Skanda or Lord Kartikeya, who was chosen by gods as their commander in chief in the war against the demons. She is worshiped on the fifth day of Navratri. She is accompanied by the Lord Skanda in his infant form. Skanda Mata has four …

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How is Navratri celebrated?

How is Navratri celebrated?

Navratras are celebrated with great vehemence especially in West Bengal where it is known as “Durga Pooja“. The Hindus in Gujarat celebrate it with nine days of Garba dance. In Chhattarpur Temple in Delhi, over a million devotees visit during these days. During this period most of the Hindus go to Temples for prayers. At some places, clay idols of …

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Durga Puja Greetings For Facebook, WhatsApp

Durga Puja Greetings

Durga Puja Greetings For Facebook, WhatsApp: Durga Pooja is one of the major Hindu festivals in India. It is celebrated with great pomp and show in the northern states of the country like West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa and eastern states of Tripura. The atmosphere in these states turns completely festive and people over enthusiastically participate in every little …

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ओम जय जगदीश हरे – आरती विष्णुजी की

ओम जय जगदीश हरे - आरती विष्णुजी की

ॐ जय जगदीश हरे, स्वामी जय जगदीश हरे। भक्त जनों के संकट, क्षण में दूर करे॥ ॐ जय… जो ध्यावे फल पावे, दुःख बिनसे मन का। सुख-सम्पति घर आवे, कष्ट मिटे तन का॥ ॐ जय… मात पिता तुम मेरे, शरण गहूँ मैं किसकी। तुम बिन और न दूजा, आस करूँ मैं जिसकी॥ ॐ जय… तुम पूरण परमात्मा, तुम अंतर्यामी। पारब्रह्म परमेश्वर, तुम सब …

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How is Navratri Pooja Thali Decorated?

How is Navratri Pooja Thali Decorated?

Navratri is the festival of Goddess Durga. The nine days festival is celebrated in different ways in the country but is very grand in Gujarat and West Bengal. Also known as Durga Puja, the festival marks the onset of autumn. The Navratri decorations start few days before the festival. Navratri puja thali decoration ideas: Arrange all the things required for …

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Navratri Festival Celebrations: Then and Now नवरात्र का बदलता स्वरुप

Navratri Festival Celebrations: Then and Now नवरात्र का बदलता स्वरुप

“वंदे भूतेश मातृ रूपेण संस्थिता नमस्तस्यै नम नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।” हिंदू संस्कृति में मातृ स्थान प्रथम है। सनातन आदि काल से नवरात्र पूजा चली आ रही है। पितृपक्ष की समाप्ति के दूसरे ही दिन कलश स्थापना के साथ ही माँ दुर्गा की आराधना प्रारंभ हो जाती हैं। दुर्गा पूजा का पर्व भारतीय सांस्कृतिक पर्वों में सबसे ज़्यादा लोकप्रिय है। …

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