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Navratri Festival Images

Navratri Festival Images

Navratri Festival Images: ‘Nava-ratri’ is one of the most important Hindu festivals in the country. It is celebrated with immense zeal and enthusiasm all over the country. It is celebrated twice a year – once in Chaitra (March-April) and the other in Ashwin (September-October). Navartra literally means ‘nine auspicious nights’. It is actually the worship of the Goddess of power …

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Durga Puja Coloring Pages

Durga Puja Coloring Pages

Durga Puja Coloring Pages: Colors never fail to attract kids and so Maa Durga coloring pages are the best option to engage them and also induce the spirit of the Durga Puja festival. Choose from our exciting collection of Durga Puja Coloring Pages. Durga Puja Coloring Pages

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Dussehra Facebook Covers

Dussehra Facebook Covers

Dussehra Facebook Covers: Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashmi, is a major Indian festival celebrated on the tenth day of Ashvin month according to the Hindu calendar. This day falls in the month of September or October. The day culminates a 9 day fasting period of Navratri in the Hindu culture. The day also coincides with immersion of the idol of …

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Dussehra Greetings for Facebook, Whatsapp

Dussehra Greetings

Dussehra Greetings for Facebook, Whatsapp: In the months of Ashwin and Kartik, Hindus observe a 10 day ceremony of fast, rituals and celebrations to honor the triumph of Lord Rama over Demon Ravana. Dussehra also symbolizes the triumph of warrior Goddess Durga over the buffalo demon, Mahisasura. Thus, it is a celebration of victory of good over evil. This celebration …

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Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

With every festival, a unique legend is related and these legendary stories narrate the significance of the festival along with the rituals performed. India being a land of boundless customs, rituals and festivals, has a vast range of such stories which have come down from generation to generation and still hold equal importance to the population. As established by legends, …

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West Bengal Durga Puja begins

West Bengal Durga Puja begins

Decked up in their best, residents of West Bengal plunged into festivities and merriment on Monday marking the first day of Durga Puja – the biggest festival in this part of the world. Chants of ‘Jai Durga’ and ‘Bolo Durga Mai Ki Jai’ reverberated across the state with every city, small town and village joining in the fervor as the …

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Shakti: The Divine Feminine – Anuja Chandramouli

Shakti: The Divine Feminine - Anuja Chandramouli

This week, with the advent of Navratra and the beginning of Durga Puja in one form or another all over the country, sees the beginning of the religious festivities commemorating the goddess’s battle and eventual triumph over obnoxious buffalo demon Mahishasura and his hordes. Tradition holds that the devas (gods) unable to face him pleaded for help from the Hindu …

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