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Akshaya Tritiya Celebrations: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya Celebrations: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most auspicious days in the Indian calendar and Indians celebrate it with much reverence. The word Akshaya, originating from Sanskrit, refers to one that continues forever and Tritiya is the Sanskrit word for third. The day is celebrated across the country on the third lunar day of Bright Half in the Hindu month of …

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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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Navratri Date – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Date - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri is an important Hindu festival, celebrated with religious fervor and great enthusiasm by the Hindus in different parts of the country. It is celebrated twice a year – in March-April (as Chaitra Navratri) and in October-November. While the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri is celebrated as Ram Navami, the festival celebrated in September-October commemorates the victory of Goddess Durga …

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Gangasagar Mela Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

Gangasagar Mela Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

Gangasagar Mela Images for Facebook, WhatsApp: West Bengal is the state of fairs and festivals. A large number of festivities take place in this state throughout the year. Amongst them, one of the most famous fests is the Gangasagar Mela. It is held in the month of January-February, on the Ganga Sagar Island, at the mouth of the river Hooghly …

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वन्दे मातरम की कहानी – भाई राजीव दीक्षित की जुबानी

वन्दे मातरम की कहानी - भाई राजीव दीक्षित की जुबानी

ये लेख परम सम्मानीय भाई राजीव दीक्षित जी के व्याख्यानों से लिया गया है, उम्मीद है कि आप लोगों को पसंद आएगी। वन्दे मातरम की कहानी ये वन्दे मातरम नाम का जो गान है जिसे हम राष्ट्रगीत के रूप में जानते हैं उसे बंकिम चन्द्र चटर्जी (बंकिमचन्द्र चट्टोपाध्याय) ने 7 नवम्बर 1875 को लिखा था। बंकिम चन्द्र चटर्जी बहुत ही …

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Jyotirmoyee Sikdar – Biography, Indian Athlete & Career in Politics

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar - Biography, Indian Athlete & Career in Politics

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar has been an Indian Athlete and has brought the nation laurels by grabbing Gold Medals at Bangkok Asian Games 1998. Later on she moved to politics and became a successful politician after she won the 2004 Lok Sabha Election from Krishnagar seat of West Bengal on the ticket of Communist Party of India. Early Life She was born …

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Jagadhatri Puja: Hindu Festival

Jagadhatri Puja: Hindu Festival

Jagadhatri Puja is one of the important festivals celebrated mainly in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. Devotees worship and celebrate reincarnation of Goddess Durga in the name of Jagadhatri and create the splendid ambiance with high festive spirits. The festival is also celebrated at Chandannagar, Krishnanagar, Nadia and Kolkata after Durga Puja and Kali Puja in the month of …

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Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath puja, the festival of Bihar is not about celebrations but a ritual carried down since time immemorial. Although Chhath Puja unique to Bihar it as been observed in some parts of West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Mauritius, mainly among the Bhojpuri and Maithili speaking people. Chhath is also important for Nepalese worshipers of the Sun god as well as in …

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Diwali Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp

Diwali Festival Images

Diwali Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp: Diwali is India’s biggest and most significant festival. Celebrating Diwali sees the whole country glowing under the light of lamps, candles, and fireworks. These Diwali photos show the heartwarming beauty of the occasion.

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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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