Tag Archives: Bihar Festivals Culture & Traditions

Saint Kabir Jayanti Information For Students

Saint Kabir Jayanti

Saint Kabir Jayanti is celebrated in honor of Sant Kabir Das, a mystical saint and poet predominant in North India. Kabir was born to Muslim parents in Benaras (erstwhile Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh) who turned to spirituality and religion at a very young age. Saint Kabir Jayanti is observed as an auspicious day dedicated to Kabir. His life took a major …

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Vat Savitri Puja Celebration, Legends, Rituals

Vat Savitri Puja - Celebration, Legends, Rituals & Significance

Vat Savitri Puja: 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 …

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महात्मा बुद्ध जयंती पर विद्यार्थियों के लिए जानकारी

महात्मा बुद्ध जयंती

भारत की पवित्र भूमि पर ऐसे कई महापुरुषों ने जन्म लिया है, जिन्होंने अपने कृत्यों और सिद्धांतों के बल पर मानव जीवन के भीतर छिपे गूढ़ रहस्यों को उजागर किया। इन्हीं में से एक हैं महात्मा बुद्ध, जिन्होंने सामान्य मनुष्य के रूप में जन्म लेकर अध्यात्म की उस ऊंचाई को छुआ जहां तक पहुंचना किसी आम व्यक्ति के लिए मुमकिन …

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बुद्ध पूर्णिमा और बौद्ध धर्म के सिद्धांत

बुद्ध पूर्णिमा और बौद्ध धर्म के सिद्धांत

आज से लगभग अढ़ाई हजार वर्ष पहले जब पृथ्वी पर हिंसा बढ़ गई थी और धर्म के नाम पर निर्दोष पशुओं का वध हो रहा था तब जीवों की हत्या रोकने के लिए मायादेवी के गर्भ से भगवान स्वयं बुद्ध के रूप में अवतरित हुए। उनके पिता का नाम शुद्धोदन था। उनकी राजधानी कपिलवस्तु (Lumbini Pradesh of southern Nepal) थी। …

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Bhishma Ashtami: Legends, Importance, Fasting

Bhishma Ashtami

Bhishma Ashtami is an important ritual observed by Indian Hindus as part of their respect to legendary Bhishma. As per the incidents related to Mahabharata, Bhishma is regarded as the youngest son of King Shantanu and Ganga Devi. According to the Hindu mythology, Ganga agreed to marry Shantanu only on the condition that he will never question her for whatever …

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Basant Panchami: Saraswati Puja Festival

Basant Panchami - Saraswati Puja

Basant Panchami: Saraswati Puja Festival — Vasant Panchami, sometimes referred to as Basant Panchami or Shree Panchami, is a Hindu festival celebrating Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music and art. It is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the Indian month Magh (January-February), the first day of spring. Traditionally during this festival children are taught to write their …

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Sakat Chauth, Ganesh & Tilkuta Chauth Vrat Info

Sakat Chauth, Ganesh & Tilkuta Chauth Vrat Info

Sakat Chauth Vrat is observed on the fourth day of Krishna paksha, (the fading phase of moon) in the month of Magha according to Hindu lunar calendar. In 2021, Sakat Chauth will fall on January 31 (Sunday). Sakat Chauth is also called Ganesh Chauth or Tilkuta Chauth. Lord Ganesha and the Moon God are worshiped on Sakat Chauth. This vrat …

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