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Kasauli Music Festival Images, Stock Photos

Kasauli Music Festival Images

Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Music Festival (KRBF) is an annual music festival held in Kasauli, Himachal at Baikunth Resort. This Music Festival was conceived by Genesis Foundation in 2012 with a view to grow its community of donors and well-wishers. Believing strongly that music is a positive and participatory force in the creation of change, the Foundation invites established and …

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Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi

Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi

Auspicious day of Baisakhi is celebrated in various regions of India by different names and different rituals. This is because the day of Baisakhi holds special significance for Hindus along with Sikhs. For Hindus, April 13th mark the time for New Year and they celebrate the day with rituals like bathing, partying and worshiping. Another legend associated with the day …

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मां चिंतपूर्णी धाम, ऊना, हिमाचल प्रदेश

मां चिंतपूर्णी धाम, ऊना, हिमाचल प्रदेश

ऊना: चैत्र नवरात्र आज से शुरू हो गए हैं। देशभर में भक्ति की आलौकिक सुंगध है। नवरात्रों में मां दुर्गा के सभी शक्तिपीठों में श्रद्धालुओं भक्तिभाव से दर्शनों के लिए जाते हैं। सभी शक्तिपीठों को फूलों से सजाया गया है। इन शक्तिपूठों की काफी मान्यता है, इनमें से एक हैं मां चिंतपूर्णी धाम है। चिंतपूर्णी मंदिर भारत के प्रमुख तीर्थ …

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Chaitra Navratri: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Chaitra Navratri: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Chaitra Navratri, also popular as Chait Navratras, is the nine-day festival observed in Chaitra month. Chaitra Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami, the ninth day of the month. The first of Chaitra month is celebrated as Ugadi or Yugadi. Durgashtami or Durga Ashtami in Navratri is the most auspicious day for …

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Holi in Himachal Pradesh

Holi in Himachal Pradesh

Holi in Himachal Pradesh is celebrated in much the same way as in rest of North India. People light bonfires-fires called Holika, symbolic of victory of good over evil. Holi in Himachal Pradesh People in this state are all charged up when it comes to play with colours. Pichkaris in various creative and innovative designs are specially bought by children …

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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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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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Guru Gobind Singh – Uncommon Games and Related Stories

Guru Gobind Singh - Uncommon Games and Related Stories

Prince Gobind Rai was hardly five when he started to get weapon training. He began to break pitchers of women carrying water with the aim of his catapult. The women whose pitchers were broken would complain to his revered mother. The mother used to by them brass utensils which would not break with the pellets. The Prince asked his uncle …

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Anandpur Sahib: Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib Gurudwara

Anandpur Sahib: Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib Gurudwara

Anandpur sahib is a city and a municipal council in Rupnagar district, Punjab, India. Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is a gurudwara which is the main attraction at Anandpur Sahib and is one of the most important sacred places of the Sikhs. This city is strongly linked and connected to their religious traditions. Because of its rich historical and religious significance, …

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Famous Gurudwaras: Most Sacred Sikh Shrines

Famous Gurudwaras: Most Sacred Sikh Shrines

The worship places of Sikhs are known as the Takhts and the Gurudwaras wherein Takht literally means ‘the seat of the divine power’ and Gurudwara stands for ‘the doorway to the master’. Adherent followers of Sikhism refer to the omnipresent power as ‘the Waheguru’, which means the immortal God. In India, there are several Gurudwaras but only five Takhts-every edifice …

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