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2017 Top 20 Tamil Songs

Top 20 Tamil Songs

May 2017 Top 20 Tamil Songs This Week Top 20 Tamil Songs – Week Ending May 20, 2017 Top 20 Tamil Songs – Week Ending May 13, 2017 Top 20 Tamil Songs – Week Ending May 6, 2017

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Vat Savitri Puja – Celebration, Legends, Rituals & Significance

Vat Savitri Puja - Celebration, Legends, Rituals & Significance

There are many fasts and rituals associated with married Indian ladies which they specifically perform for the well being and prosperity of their spouse. Vat Savitri puja is one amidst the list. Vat Savitri Puja is observed by married women in almost all parts of India with great dedication and devotion. This is a special fast observed by married women …

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Vallabh Acharya Jayanti

Vallabh Acharya Jayanti

Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated because of a popular belief that on this day, Lord Krishna in the form of Shrinathji was seen by Vallabhacharya, who is said to be the founder of Pushti Sect. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is observed on the Magh Shukla Paksha Pratipada. Lord Krishna is said to be the supreme God and it was considered that his blessings …

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Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman — AR Rahman born on 6 January 1966 as A. S. Dileep Kumar is an Indian Tamil film composer, record producer, musician and singer. His film scoring career began in the early 1990s. He has won fourteen Filmfare Awards, four National Film Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, and two Academy Awards. Working …

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Baisakhi Legends: Indian Culture & Traditions

Baisakhi Legends: Indian Culture & Traditions

There are various legends associated with the colorful and vibrant festival of Baisakhi. A study of these interesting legends of Baisakhi reveal that the day of Baisakhi is significant not just for Sikhs but also for Hindus and Buddhists alike. Besides, it is joyous to note that as a harvest festival, people of all communities in Punjab celebrate Baisakhi in …

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Baisakhi Celebrations: Indian Culture & Traditions

Baisakhi Celebrations: Indian Culture & Traditions

India is a land of festivals and celebrations, umpteen numbers of festivals are celebrated in the country throughout the year. One of the major festivals amongst them is Baisakhi. Celebrated every year on 13th April, this festival is of immense significance amongst Hindu and Sikh community in the country. Hindus regard this day as the sacred day when Goddess Ganga …

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Largest human image of an eye

Largest human image of an eye

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – April 11, 2017 – CNIB kicked off its centennial year with Eye Believe, a flash mob in Nathan Phillips Square; hundreds of community members gathered to set the World Record for the Largest human image of an eye (largest formation of the human eye). Photo: CNIB kicked off its centennial year with Eye Believe, a flash …

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When is Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

When is Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

The auspicious festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on first day of Vaisakh month (April-May) according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Hence, the festival of Baisakhi is also popularly known as Vaisakhi. According to Gregorian Calendar, Baisakhi falls on April 13 every year and on April 14 once in 36 years. This variation in date is due to the fact that date …

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Chaitra Navratri: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Chaitra Navratri: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Chaitra Navratri, also popular as Chait Navratras, is the nine-day festival observed in Chaitra month. Chaitra Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami, the ninth day of the month. The first of Chaitra month is celebrated as Ugadi or Yugadi. Durgashtami or Durga Ashtami in Navratri is the most auspicious day for …

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Meena Sankranti – Hindu Festival

Meena Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Meena Sankranti is an important Hindu festival observed on the auspicious occasion of the transition of sun from Pisces to Aries. Known as Meena Sankramanam in South India. Celebrating a Sankranti is often marked with the donation of various things. According to specific personal needs they people celebrate the event at the onset of every month. Some Indian states like …

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