Culture & Tradition of India

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

Coined for Celebrations: Dhanteras Festival

Coined for Celebrations: Dhanteras Culture & Tradition

Coined for Celebrations: Gold and silver prices may be shooting up north, but that hasn’t deterred consumers from enjoying their Diwali celebrations. Dhanteras especially has seen sparkling sales, but instead of just precious metal, customers are looking for something unique. While utensils are regular, this time around, silver currency, old coins and cars are selling the most. However, silver coins …

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Story of Dhanteras: Related Legends, Celebration

Story of Dhanteras: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Story of Dhanteras: Related Legends, Celebration: Dhanteras is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival. Dhanteras Festival, also known as “Dhantrayodashi” or “Dhanwantari Triodasi”, falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Ashwin. In the word Dhanteras, “Dhan” stands for wealth. On Dhanteras, the “Owl” form of the Goddess Laxmi is worshiped …

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धनतेरस पर धन प्राप्ति के अचूक उपाय

Dhanteras Festival Money Making Ideas धनतेरस पर धन प्राप्ति के अचूक उपाय

धनतेरस पर धन प्राप्ति – कार्तिक कृष्ण पक्ष की त्रयोदशी, जिसे धन त्रयोदशी या धनतेरस भी कहा जाता है, को लक्ष्मी, कुबेर और धन्वंतरि का दिन भी माना जाता है। इसके नाम में धन और तेरस शब्दों के बारे में मान्यता है कि इस दिन खरीदे गए धन (स्वर्ण, रजत) में 13 गुना अभिवृद्धि हो जाती है। प्राचीन काल से …

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Facets of Dhanteras in Hindu Culture

Facets of Dhanteras: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Facets of Dhanteras: Come autumn with its lavish harvest and cool breezes, and for the people of India, its time to revel in various festivities. One of these festivals is the Dhanteras, also known as ‘Dhantrayodashi’ or ‘Dhanvantari Triodasi’ dedicated to the celebration of Goddess Lakshmi. The festival, observed two days before Diwali is considered to herald the onset of …

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Dhanteras Celebrations and Legends

Dhanteras: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Dhanteras Celebrations and Legends in Hindus: The festival of Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi and Dhanvantari Trayodashi (Dhanwantari Trayodashi). This festival marks the beginning of the Diwali celebrations and that is why, it is considered the first day of five days long festivities of Diwali. The term ‘Dhanteras’ consists of two factors ‘dhan’, which means wealth and ‘teras’, which …

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दिवाली: बेहद खास हैं ये परंपराएं

Diwali Festival Popular Traditions दिवाली: बेहद खास हैं ये परंपराएं

दिवाली: बेहद खास हैं ये परंपराएं – अंधकार पर प्रकाश की जीत के प्रतीक के रूप में पूरे भारत में दिवाली का पर्व मनाया जाता है। जहां उत्तर भारत में भगवान राम द्वारा रावण का वध करके 14 वर्षों के वनवास के बाद अयोध्या वापस आने की खुशी में दिवाली का त्योहार मनाया जाता है। वहीं दक्षिण भारत में नरकासुर …

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Karwa Chauth SMS & Love Messages

Karwa Chauth SMS - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth SMS & Love Messages – Karwa Chauth is one of the biggest celebrations for the married woman fraternity according to the Hindu customs in India. It is said once a woman successfully completes this fast she ensures the well being, long life and prosperity of her husband. Apart from this, the festival is indeed very special in a …

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Karwa Chauth Celebrations In Kanpur

Karwa Chauth celebrations warm up in Kanpur - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Hrishika Gupta, newly married girl living in Kidwai Nagar (Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh) is anxious, a day ahead of Karwa Chauth as she could not manage to book sittings for her beauty treatment. Likewise many married women in the city have been scurrying to markets and making beelines outside parlors in preparation for Karwa Chauth, the day when every woman wants …

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Karwa Chauth Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture

Karwa Chauth Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Thali Decoration: The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated with great pomp and show in various parts of the country. It is said that this is an auspicious festival that bring fortune as well as well being along with long life for one s husband if she observes this fast with full faith. In the states of Punjab, …

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