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Swasthani Brata Katha Festival Images

Swasthani Brata Katha Festival Images

Swasthani Brata Katha Festival Images: Swasthani Brata Katha is a month-long festival, dedicated to God Madhavnarayan and Goddess Swasthani, which involves the recitation of folk tales about miraculous feats performed by them in many Hindu households. Hindus take a holy bath during the first day of Swasthani Brata Katha festival at Saali River at Sankhu in Kathmandu, Nepal. Swasthani Brata …

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James Rinaldi Book Review: Saviours and Fools

James Rinaldi Book Review: Saviours and Fools

Publisher: Pentagon Press Pages: 251 Price: Rs 895 Astounding as it may sound, but the arguments put forth by the current Director of Himalayan Aid in a recent book bluntly show that the United States as well as the Western world has lost track of what it set out to achieve from the “Free Tibet” movement. And this is not …

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SAARC Charter Day

SAARC Charter Day

Saarc Charter Day in India Trade bloc consisting of the South Asian countries was planned and created by the president Ziaur Rahman during the late 1970’s. There was a meeting related to the Bangladesh proposal held in the Colombo in the year 1981 which was later accepted by the following countries Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India. The statement on the …

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Chhath Puja Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

Chhath Puja Images

Chhath Puja Images for Facebook, WhatsApp: Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival of Nepalese and Indian devotes dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya. The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed by people living in Nepal …

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Chhath Puja Quotes & SMS in English

Chhath Puja Quotes & SMS in English

Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess; Usha – wife of Sun God). The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed by Nepalese people and Indian people along …

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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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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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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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Hindi Diwas Importance

Hindi Diwas Importance

Hindi is our mother language and we should respect and give honor to it. Together with the economic prosperity and technological development in the country, the Hindi language is losing its importance a little while. Everyone wants to learn and speak English language in order to get success in almost all the fields as there are demand of the same. …

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Indra Jatra / Yenya Festival Images

Indra Jatra / Yenya Festival Images

Indra Jatra / Yenya Festival Images: Indra Jatra as it is most commonly known or Yenya is the biggest religious street festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Yenya means “Kathmandu festival” in Nepal Bhasa. The celebrations consist of two events. Indra Jatra is marked by masked dances of deities and demons, displays of sacred images and tableaus in honor of the deity …

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