Tag Archives: Hindu Culture and Traditions in Uttarakhand

Diwali SMS And Diwali Text Messages

Diwali SMS: Diwali Culture & Tradition

Diwali SMS: Diwali Culture & Tradition – On the festive occasions like Durga Puja, Holi and Diwali, we often miss people who are far away. Though we can’t fly to them, we can always send our blessings and good wishes to them through advance telecommunication facilities we have. Sending a text message of SMS is the best option as it …

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Diwali Rangoli: Kolam, Alpana Diwali Decorations

Diwali Rangoli: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Rangoli: Rangoli is the art of drawing images and figures on the floor, at the doorstep of one’s home. With the beautiful combination of colors, rangoli makes a magnificent piece of art. It has been a tradition in culturally rich India, to draw rangoli on festivals and other auspicious occasions, as it is considered a holy ritual. It makes …

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Diwali Lamps And Diwali Lantern Ideas

Diwali Lamps: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Lamps And Diwali Lantern Ideas: Illuminating the homes and premises with beautiful earthen diyas, on the festival of lights – Diwali – is a good old tradition. The traditional oil lamp – diya remains the center of attraction of the occasion. It has evolved from being a brown colored clay lamp to colorful lamp, made of different materials. While …

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Diwali Significance: Importance of Diwali Festival

Diwali Significance - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Significance: Diwali falls, the Indian festival of lights, falls on the day of ‘Amavasyaa’, when the moon does not rise and there is darkness all around. Light, being symbol of hope and positive energy, indicates the victory of good over evil. By spreading light in every corner of our premises, we try to destroy the reign of darkness, on …

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Diwali Festival History For Students And Children

Diwali Festival History - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Festival History: The festival of Diwali is celebrated by Indians throughout the world in a joyous mood, with zeal and enthusiasm. The festival is predominated by colorful display of lights, bursting of crackers, cleanliness, sweets, lots of shopping, happiness. The festive spirit brings people of different communities closer, to celebrate the vibrant festival in the most blissful and lively …

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Dhanteras Celebrations and Legends in Hindus

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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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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Facets of Dhanteras in Hindu Culture & Tradition

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 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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