Culture & Tradition of India

India boasts of strong culture & traditions. This category introduces you to different aspects of Indian cultural traditions.

Buddha Poornima Holiday: Sa-ga zla-ba, Vesak

Buddha Poornima: The Holy Day

Vesak is the day the Buddhists regard as the most important one in their religious calendar. While the Theravadas call it by the name of Vesak, it has got different names, depending on the places where it is observed. For instance, in India, the land of Buddha, the Day is more familiar as the Buddha Poornima holiday, the full moon …

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Buddha Purnima Celebrations in India, Burma, Sri Lanka & Japan

Buddha Purnima Celebrations: Buddhist Culture & Traditions

Buddha Purnima Celebrations: The full moon of the month of Vaisakh has a three-fold significance for Buddhists because this was the day when Buddhist God, Buddha was born, attained enlightenment and attained Nirvana. On the day of Buddha Purnima, Buddhists arrange Panchasheel, Ashtasheel, Sutrapath, Sutrasraban, collective prayers and various other religious ceremonies. Many Buddhists organize three-day festivities. Many social and …

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Mothers Day Date in Different Countries

Mothers Day Date in Different Countries

Mothers Day Date in Different Countries: Mothers Day is celebrated in several country across the globe though the month and date on which Mothers Day is celebrated in different countries varies. Most countries celebrate Mothers Day on second Sunday in the Month of May. This Mother’s Day date was declared by US President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914 when he …

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हनुमान जी की आरती: आरती कीजै हनुमान लला की

Hanuman Aarti हनुमान जी की आरती

Hanuman Aarti completes the worship or prayers made to the God. It is believed that aarti provides a completion to the puja. This aarti of Shri Hanuman is also known Bajrangbali Aarti. हिंदू धर्म में हनुमान जी को भगवान शिव का अवतार माना जाता है। भगवान श्री राम के परम भक्त माने जाने वाले हनुमान जी का स्मरण करने से …

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Hanuman Jayanti Vrat Vidhi & Significance

Hanuman Jayanti Vrat: Hindu Culture & Traditions

The birth of Lord Hanuman, the Vanara God, is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti by the entire Hindu community. An ardent devotee of Lord Rama, Lord Hanuman is worshiped for his immense passion and dedication to the Lord. The Hindus consider Lord Hanuman as a symbol of strength, energy and unfathomable devotion. An important festival of the Hindus, Hanuman Jayanti is …

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Hanuman: Epic Hero of Ramayana, Mahabharata

Hanuman: An Epic Hero

It is hard to find a mythical character who is at once so powerful, learned, philosophic, humble and amusing! Hanuman features prominently in the great epics of Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Hanuman Meets Lord Rama Hanuman met Rama and his brother Lakshmana while Rama was in exile in the jungle, and searching for his wife Sita who was abducted by …

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Legends of Hanuman: Stories of Lord Hanuman

Legends of Hanuman: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Legends of Hanuman: Hanuman ji is considered as the incarnation of Lord Shiva. Shri Hanuman is one of the popular gods of the Hindu religion and is worshiped all over the world. Life of Hanuman is a legend in itself, for his immeasurable love towards his Prabhu Ram. Here, are some stories of Sri Hanuman’s life that shows his supreme …

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Baisakhi Legends: The Festival & Birth of Khalsa

Baisakhi Legends: Indian Culture & Traditions

Baisakhi Legends: The Festival & Birth of Khalsa – 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, …

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Baisakhi Customs: Baisakhi Rituals & Traditions

Baisakhi Customs: Sikh Culture & Traditions

Baisakhi Customs: Baisakhi Rituals & Traditions – The harvest festival of Baisakhi is celebrated with pomp and gaiety across the vibrant state of Punjab. It falls on the first day of the Indian calendar month, Vaishakh, which is usually April 13. Apart from being a harvest festival, it holds a special significance in the Sikh community, because it commemorates the …

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