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Dhanu Sankranti – Hindu Festival

Dhanu Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Dhanu Sankranti marks the day when Sun enters in the Sagittarius or Dhanu Rashi. Dhanu Sankranti marks the beginning of the ninth month in Hindu Solar Calendar. This  symbolizes the beginning of the auspicious Dhanur mas for the Vaishnava sect. On this day, Lord Surya or the Sun God is worshiped. Devotees take a dip in the sacred rivers like …

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Mokshada Ekadashi – Hindu Festival

Mokshada Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Mokshada Ekadashi falls on the eleventh Lunar day (hence the name Ekadashi) during the waxing phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Margashirsha (Agrahayana) according to the Hindu lunar calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, this is roughly in the month of November or December. Mokshada Ekadashi – Origin and Significance Mokshada Ekadashi is regarded as an …

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All about Govardhan Puja in Hindi गौरक्षा एवं गौसंवर्धन का पर्व है गोवर्धन पूजा

All about Govardhan Puja in Hindi गौरक्षा एवं गौसंवर्धन का पर्व है गोवर्धन पूजा

इंद्र का गर्व चूर करने के लिए श्री गोवर्धन पूजा का आयोजन श्री कृष्ण ने गोकुल वासियो से करवाया था। यह आयोजन दीपावली से अगले दिन शाम को होता है। मंदिरो में अन्नकूट पूजन किया जाता है। ब्रज के त्यौहार में इस त्यौहार का विशेष महत्व है। इसकी शुरुआत द्वापर युग से मानी जाती है। किंवदन्ती है की उस समय …

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Govardhan Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Govardhan Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The fourth day of Diwali celebrations is ‘Padwa’ or ‘Varshapratipada’. In the North India, it is called as Govardhan Puja. This pooja is performed with great zeal and enthusiasm and in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. In this pooja, there is a tradition of building cow dung hillocks, which symbolize the Mount Govardhan, the mountain which …

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Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

The festival marks the victory of good over evil, and uplifting of spiritual darkness. Symbolically it marks the homecoming of goodwill and faith after an absence, as suggested by the Ramayana. On the day of Diwali, many wear new clothes and share sweets and snacks. Some North Indian business communities start their financial year on Diwali and new account books …

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Rituals of Govardhan Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Rituals of Govardhan Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Govardhan Puja is a festival to worship Lord Krishna and Govardhan Parvat or Mount Govardhan. It is widely celebrated in the northern part of India. This is the fourth day of Diwali and is celebrated in commemoration of lifting the mountain Govardhan by Lord Krishna on his finger tip. The day is to worship Govardhan mountain which is said to …

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Chhoti Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhoti Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali is a festival, which brings a series of festivals with it. One after another we get a chance to celebrate five festivals together. Narak Chaturdashi is one of these festivals and it is celebrated on the second day of Diwali celebrations, just one day before the actual Diwali celebrations. The Narak Chaturdashi, falls on the fourteenth day of the …

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Diwali Festival Popular Traditions दिवाली: बेहद खास हैं ये परंपराएं

Diwali Festival Popular Traditions दिवाली: बेहद खास हैं ये परंपराएं

अंधकार पर प्रकाश की जीत के प्रतीक के रूप में पूरे भारत में दिवाली का पर्व मनाया जाता है। जहां उत्तर भारत में भगवान राम द्वारा रावण का वध करके 14 वर्षों के वनवास के बाद अयोध्या वापस आने की खुशी में दिवाली का त्योहार मनाया जाता है। वहीं दक्षिण भारत में नरकासुर पर भगवान कृष्ण की जीत के प्रतीक …

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Diwali Legends: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Legends: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali is a lively and sparkling occasion. It is a festival full of ecstasy and joy. This festival actually celebrates the abundance of autumn harvest and is dedicated to numerous gods and goddesses. It also marks the auspicious ceremony of the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after a long exile of fourteen years. Diwali is also regarded as the …

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Story of Diwali Festival: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Story of Diwali Festival: Hindu Culture & Tradition

India, the land of rich cultural heritage, has one or the other festival for every month. It is the spiritual and religious richness in India that each festival is related to some or other deity. One of such festival is the ‘festival of lights’ – Deepawali. It is the glorious occasion that is not restricted to one day, but extended …

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