Tag Archives: Hindu Culture and Traditions in Madhya Pradesh

Dhanteras Myths and Legends in Hindus

Dhanteras Myths and Legends: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Dhanteras Myths and Legends in Hindus: Legend has it that when Lord Dhanvantari, the physician of the Gods and an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, emerged from the ocean of milk, which was churned by the Gods and the demons on the day of Dhanteras, he brought a jar of the extraordinary elixir. Sage Durvasa cursed Lord Indra when “The pride …

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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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Customs of Diwali: Hindu Culture And Tradition

Customs of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Many interesting rituals and traditions have been attached to the celebrations of Diwali. It is a five-day long festival, which is celebrated with fun and fervor. The blissful festival calls for the exchange of gifts, sweets and heartfelt wishes. Fire crackers are burst and people enjoy wearing new clothes, on the auspicious day. Although the way of merrymaking is different …

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Chhoti Diwali: Narak Chaturdashi Festival

Chhoti Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali is a festival, which brings a series of festivals with it. One after another we get a chance to celebrate five festivals together. Narak Chaturdashi is one of these festivals and it is celebrated on the second day of Diwali celebrations, just one day before the actual Diwali celebrations. The Narak Chaturdashi, falls on the fourteenth day of the …

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Story of Diwali Festival And Diwali Legends

Story of Diwali Festival: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Story of Diwali Festival And Diwali Legends – India, the land of rich cultural heritage, has one or the other festival for every month. It is the spiritual and religious richness in India that each festival is related to some or other deity. One of such festival is the ‘festival of lights’ – Deepawali. It is the glorious occasion that …

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Diwali Gift Ideas: Diwali Decoration Items

Diwali Gift Ideas: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Gift Ideas: Celebrated throughout the world by Indians, Diwali is a festival that brings with it the tradition of worshiping Goddess Lakshmi, tradition of cleaning the homes and decorating it with colorful lights, bursting firecrackers, exchange of gifts, lots of shopping and the sense of togetherness. The festive season is the perfect time to revive your emotional and personal relationships …

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Diwali Milan: Sharing Diwali Greetings

Diwali Milan - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Milan: Sharing Diwali Greetings – Diwali, the festival of lights and firecrackers, is a perfect occasion to revive personal relationships and social ties. Indians all over the world celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm. The festivities associated with this festival encourage people to socialize and interact with each other. Such reunions are popularly called ‘Diwali Milan‘. The series of …

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Diwali Aarti: Ganesh And Maa Lakshmi Aarti

Diwali Aarti: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Aarti: Ganesh And Maa Lakshmi Aarti – Aartis are the special prayers that are sung to please the God. Through these prayers, we admire and appraise the Almighty and pray to bestow blessings upon us. In India, songs are sung in melodious tunes during the performance of aarti, which marks the culmination of any puja, jaagran or keertan. It …

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Diwali Puja Thali Decoration in Hindus

Diwali Puja Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Puja Thali Decoration in Hindus: Though people often relate Diwali to the crackers, lights and sweets, the most important aspect of the Diwali is the Lakshmi-Ganesh Poojan. People all over India worship the Goddess of Wealth and the God of Wisdom this day in order to seek wisdom and prosperity in their home. The Lakhsmi-Ganesh Poojan is a very …

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Diwali Candles: Types of Deepavali Candles

Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

A festival of lights, Diwali celebrates the victory of divine spirit over the evil. Apart from the exchange of sweets and gifts, new clothes, shopping and fireworks, illumination of premises with diyas and electric lights plays a prominent part of the festival. By lighting candles in every nook and corner of the home and premises, we try to destroy the …

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