Tag Archives: Hindu Culture and Traditions in Bihar

Holi in Mathura-Vrindavan

Holi in Mathura-Vrindavan

People from all corners of India, rather, world gather at Mathura-Vrindavan every year to feel the essence of Holi in the land of Krishna. People relive the legends of Holi associated with Radha and Krishna and play pranks the young Krishna played with the cowgirls called gopis. The underlying feeling of this fun-frolic was love and devotion. Even today, romance …

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Legend of Holi: Kamadeva God of Love

Legend of Holi: Kamadeva

The legend has it that when Lord Shiva’s consort Sati committed herself to fire due to disgrace shown by her father Daksha to Shiva, Lord Shiva became extremely sad. He renounced his worldly duties and went into deep meditation. Meanwhile, the daughter of the mountains, Parvati started meditating to acquire Shiva as her husband. Moreover, since Shiva was least interested …

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Maha Shivaratri Significance in Hindu Religion

Maha Shivaratri is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated with religious fervor across the length and breadth of India. Followers of Lord Shiva consider the festival very special, as it is the time to show their love and devotion to their favorite deity. It is significant in every devotee’s life, as it also tests ones ability to abstain from …

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बसंत पंचमी: सरस्वती आराधना का पर्व

बसंत पंचमी: सरस्वती आराधना का पर्व

भारतीय धर्म में हर तीज-त्योहार के साथ दिलचस्प परंपराएं जुड़ी हुई हैं। इसीलिए प्रत्येक पर्व-त्योहार के मद्देनजर गांवों-शहरों का स्वरूप कुछ बदल-सा जाता है और सभी समुदाय के लोग तरह-तरह की परंपराएं निभाते हुए हर त्योहार का मनपूर्वक मनाते हैं। यह तिथि देवी सरस्वती का प्राकट्य दिवस होने से इस दिन सरस्वती जयंती, श्रीपंचमी आदि पर्व भी होते हैं। वैसे …

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Chhat Puja Legend: Origin of Dala Chhat Puja

Chhat Puja Legend - Origin of Dala Chhat Pooja

Chhat Puja Legend: Origin of Dala Chhat Pooja – Legend or the origin of Chhat Puja or Dala Chhat is associated with Mahabharata epic. Mahabharata has the reference of Chhat pooja. It is also mentioned that Chhath or Dala Chhat was started in the time of Mahabharata. Chhat Puja and Draupadi: Draupadi, wife of the Pandavas, has a great power …

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भाई-बहन के स्नेह का प्रतीक त्यौहार भैया दूज

Bhai Dooj Festival in Hindi भाई-बहन के स्नेह का प्रतीक त्यौहार भैया दूज

भाई बहन के परस्पर प्रेम तथा स्नेह का प्रतीक त्यौहार भैया दूज कार्तिक मास के शुक्ल पक्ष की द्वितीय तिथि को दीपावली के बाद पुरे भारत देश में आदिकाल से मनाया जाता है। इस दिन बहने अपने भाई को तिलक लगाकर उनके उज्ज्वल भविष्य व उनकी लंबी उम्र के कामना करती है। भैया दूज वाले दिन आसन पर चावल के …

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Navratri Katha, Navratri Legends and Stories

Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

With every festival, a unique legend is related and these legendary stories narrate the significance of the festival along with the rituals performed. India being a land of boundless customs, rituals and festivals, has a vast range of such stories which have come down from generation to generation and still hold equal importance to the population. As established by legends, …

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Navratri Gifts Ideas For Students And Children

Navratri Gifts: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri Gifts Ideas For Students And Children – Navratri celebrations are held twice in India. The first Navratri falls in the month of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu calendar i.e. March- April according to the Gregorian calendar and the second in the month of Ashwani i.e. September – October according to the Gregorian calendar. Both of these Poojas …

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Navratri Pooja Procedure For Households

Navratri Katha: Hindu Festival Culture & Tradition

The Hindu festival of Navratri is celebrated twice a year in India. The first Navratri of the year is known as Chaitra Navratra, as it falls in March-April. The second Navratri is held in October-November, which coincides Durga Puja. The nights of Navratri are devoted to the reverence of Goddess Durga, who is worshiped in many forms. Prayers are offered …

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Navratri SMS: Navratri Text Messages in English

Navratri Greetings: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri SMS: Navratri Text Messages in English – One of the important Hindu festivals, Navratri is celebrated with religious fervor across India, in different ways. It takes the shape of Durga Puja, when it is celebrated in West Bengal in October-November, while it is called Ram Navami or Chaitra Navratri, when it falls in March-April. All through the nine days …

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