Tag Archives: Assam Hindu Festivals and Events

Tripura’s unique Durga Puja is 500 years old and funded by state

Tripura's unique Durga Puja is 500 years old and funded by state

A Durga Puja that is over 500 years old and is sponsored by the Tripura government continues to be a draw for devotees in northeast India as the royal family has kept its traditional sanctity. Tripura, the northeastern state currently ruled by the Left Front led by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, is possibly the only one in India where …

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Durga Puja in Kolkata: Celebrations & Pandals

Durga Puja in Kolkata: One of the biggest social events of India, Durga Puja is considered the main festival for Bengalis. It is a ten-day carnival in West Bengal, the eastern state of India. Magnificently created puja pandals are erected at every other street of Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal. Every pooja pandal is unique in its own …

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Bihu Songs: Bihu Festival Song Lyrics

Bihu History: Origin of Assamese Bihu Festival

Bihu Songs: Bihu Festival Song Lyrics – Bihu is an Assamese festival which is celebrated in Assam state of India with great pomp and show and the etymology of the word ‘Bihu’ is originated from the name of Lord Vishnu. Bihu is related to the three crop cycles that take place during a year, that’s why three Bihu festivals are …

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Bihu SMS: Bihu Festival Text Messages

Bihu SMS: Bihu Festival Text Messages

Bihu in itself denotes a set of three different festivals which are celebrated during three different times of the year. Bihu, celebrated especially in Assam state of India, is commonly known as a harvesting festival; but that is true about only one Bihu that is Bhogali Bihu. The other two Bihus celebrate different spirits of the festival. The word Bihu …

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Bihu Significance: Importance of Bihu Festival

Bihu Significance: Importance of Bihu Festival

The festival of Bihu, celebrated three times in a year, is the most important festival for the people of Assam state of India. Each of these Bihus represents a different and unique phase, not only of the harvest cycle in Assam but also a unique facet that is particular only to that very festival. The celebrations begin with Rongali Bihu, …

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Bihu Recipes: Coconut Laddoo, Til Pitha, Fish Pitika

Bihu Recipes: Coconut Laddoo, Til Pitha, Fish Pitika

Bihu is a festival which is celebrated with high spirits in Assam (State in North East India) and Assamese people celebrate it with pomp and show. It has a special place in the Assamese society as it is above any divides like class, religion, gender etc. which the society follows. There are a number of things associated with Bihu that …

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Bihu Quotes: Assamese Festival Messages

Bihu Quotes: Assamese Festival Messages

Bihu is the most auspicious festival that is celebrated in the state of Assam in India with pomp and show. It is celebrated not once, but thrice a year, albeit each time it signifies something unique to the people of Assam. It starts with Rongali Bihu (April) that marks the beginning of the New Year according to Hindu calendar and …

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Bihu History: Origin of Assamese Bihu Festival

Bihu History: Origin of Assamese Bihu Festival

Bihu History: Bihu is the most important festival of Assam state of India. Though its inclination is more on the agricultural side than the religious, it nonetheless is celebrated with much joy and abundance by all the tribes and other people, regardless of what their faith or beliefs may be. Historically, it is believed that the festival of Bihu originated …

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Bihu Greetings: Wishes, SMS & Text Messages

Bihu Greetings: Wishes, SMS & Text Messages

Bihu is perhaps the most vibrant and important festival celebrated by the people of Assam state of India and the Assamese people make sure that they do it with splendor. The festival is not a religious one, instead, it goes beyond any such barriers and brings people closer and helps in the construction of a much humane society. The word …

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