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Holi in Manipur, Yaosang Festival & Thabal Chongba Dance

Holi in Manipur, Yaosang Festival & Thabal Chongba Dance

It is interesting to note how Holi is celebrated in Manipur. Here, the festivities continue for six days starting on the full moon day of Phalguna. It may also be noted that the traditional and the centuries old Yaosang festival of Manipur amalgamated with Holi with the introduction of Vaishnavism in the eighteenth century. Besides, there is also a tradition …

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Hornbill Festival Kohima Images

Hornbill Festival Kohima Images

Hornbill Festival Kohima Images: The Hornbill festival is a celebration held every year in the first week of December, in Nagaland, North-east India. It is also called as the ‘Festival of Festivals’. The Hornbill festival held in the first week of December shows that with its stunning natural beauty and great cultural traditions, Nagaland can offer a rich fare to …

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Ningol Chakkouba: Meitei Community Festival

Ningol Chakkouba: Meitei Community Festival

Ningol Chakkouba a popular festival of the state of Manipur; for the Meitei community, it is certainly one of the premier festivals. It is celebrated on the second day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei (which falls in October-November of the Georgian calendar), and is comparable to Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam of South India. “Ningol” means the daughter of a family, …

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Janmashtami Coloring Pages

Janmashtami Coloring Pages

Janmashtami Coloring Pages: Krishna Janmashtami, also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti or sometimes simply as Janmashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The festival is celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of the month of Bhadrapad …

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Geography Quiz

Geography Quiz – Geography, environment & general science related quiz for kids… The Earth is an amazing planet, with vast oceans, high mountains, deep lakes, and dry deserts. Take a spin around the globe and see how many of these geography facts you can ace!

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