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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 – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj - Hindu Culture & Tradition

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 Duj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. …

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Diwali Festival History – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Festival History - Hindu Culture & Tradition

The festival of Diwali is celebrated by Indians throughout the world in a joyous mood, with zeal and enthusiasm. The festival is predominated by colorful display of lights, bursting of crackers, cleanliness, sweets, lots of shopping, happiness. The festive spirit brings people of different communities closer, to celebrate the vibrant festival in the most blissful and lively way. Like most …

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Mahavir Jayanti Images

Mahavir Jayanti Images

Mahavir Jayanti marks the birthday of Lord Mahavira, Sanmati or Vardhamana who founded Jain religion. He always followed the life of peace and teaches non violence, salvation and inhibited killing to his preachers. It is celebrated in the month of March or April in India. His five fold paths are Satya, Brahmacharya, Ahimsa, Aparigraha and Asteya. On this day, flags …

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Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti

India has produced many great saints and spiritual leaders. The days commemorating the birthdays or the incidents in the lives of these great sons of the soil, are considered especially holy. The birthday of Lord Mahavira is observed by both the Digambra (Sky-clad) and Svetambra (White-clad) Jains on the 13th day of the bright half of the Chaitra month (March-April). …

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Diwali / Deepawali – Festival of Lights

Diwali / Deepawali - Festival of Lights

Diwali / Deepawali – Festival of Lights is an important and popular festival celebrated throughout the country in one form or the other. It falls on the last day of the dark half of Kartika (October – November). As a matter of fact it is a five-day long festival, but the main celebrations are on Diwali. Diwali is associated with several …

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What do we worship at Diwali festival?

What do we worship at Diwali festival?

Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which occurs on the fifteenth day of Kartika. Diwali when translated means “rows of lighted lamps” and the occasion is also referred to as the “Festival of Lights”. During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are opened to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Lamps, lights and candles are …

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जिन-दर्शन – सौरभ जैन ‘सुमन’

जिन-दर्शन - सौरभ जैन 'सुमन'

नर से नारायण बनने की जिनमे इच्छा होती है। हर क्षण उनके जीवन में एक नई परीक्षा होती है॥ ऐसे वैसे जीव नही जो दुनिया से तर जाते हैं। जग में रहके जग से जीते नाम अमर कर जाते हैं॥ खुश किस्मत हूँ जैन धरम में जनम मिला। खुश किस्मत हूँ महावीर का मनन मिला॥ मनन मिला है चोबीसों भगवानो …

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शाकाहार – सौरभ जैन सुमन

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गर्व था भारत-भूमि को के महावीर की माता हूँ। राम-कृष्ण और नानक जैसे वीरो की यशगाथा हूँ॥ कंद-मूल खाने वालों से मांसाहारी डरते थे। ‘पोरस’ जैसे शूर-वीर को नमन ‘सिकंदर’ करते थे॥ चौदह वर्षों तक खूखारी वन में जिसका धाम था। मन-मन्दिर में बसने वाला शाकाहारी राम था॥ चाहते तो खा सकते थे वो मांस पशु के ढेरो में। लेकिन …

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Paryushan Parva

Paryushan Parva

Paryushan Parva is the king of all festivals and hence is known as Parvadhiraj. Parvadhiraj Paryushana, this festival has the highest power of doing auspicious to the worshippers. This festival takes the soul to the upper condition. It lights the lamps of life i.e. pious life. This festival also shows the path of salvation. It is compared with water works …

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