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Holi in Himachal Pradesh: Festival Celebrations

Holi in Himachal Pradesh

Holi in Himachal Pradesh is celebrated in much the same way as in rest of North India. People light bonfires-fires called Holika, symbolic of victory of good over evil. Holi in Himachal Pradesh People in this state are all charged up when it comes to play with colors. Pichkaris in various creative and innovative designs are specially bought by children …

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Holi in Manipur: Yaosang Festival, Thabal Chongba Dance

Holi in Manipur, Yaosang Festival & Thabal Chongba Dance

It is interesting to note how Holi is celebrated in Manipur (India). Here, the festivities continue for six days starting on the full moon day of Phalguna. It may also be noted that the traditional and the centuries old Yaosang festival of Manipur amalgamated with Holi with the introduction of Vaishnavism in the eighteenth century. Besides, there is also a …

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Makar Sankranti SMS For Students And Children

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti SMS: Makar Sankranti is one of the important Hindu festivals of India, celebrated with great enthusiasm across the length and breadth of the country. The festival holds significance, because it is the time, when the culmination of winter coincides with the harvest season. In the northern parts of India, the festival is called Sankranti or Lohri and in …

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Pongal Celebrations: Tamilians Harvest Festival

Pongal Celebrations

Pongal Celebrations: Pongal is a popular harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated on 14th of January every year, coinciding with the Lohri of Punjab, Bhogali Bihu of Assam and Makar Sankranti of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Pongal is mainly celebrated for giving thanks to nature, for a bountiful harvest. This four-day festival is celebrated in the season when …

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Makar Sankranti History For Students, Children

Makar Sankranti History

Makar Sankranti History: Makar Sankranthi, or Sankranti is a popular Indian festival. It is celebrated in many parts of the country and also in some other parts of the world with great zeal and enthusiasm. It is a harvest festival which is basically celebrated in the Hindu communities. In Indian, the states of Bihar, Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and …

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गौरक्षा एवं गौसंवर्धन का पर्व है गोवर्धन पूजा

All about Govardhan Puja in Hindi गौरक्षा एवं गौसंवर्धन का पर्व है गोवर्धन पूजा

गौरक्षा एवं गौसंवर्धन का पर्व है गोवर्धन पूजा: इंद्र का गर्व चूर करने के लिए श्री गोवर्धन पूजा का आयोजन श्री कृष्ण ने गोकुल वासियो से करवाया था। यह आयोजन दीपावली से अगले दिन शाम को होता है। मंदिरो में अन्नकूट पूजन किया जाता है। ब्रज के त्यौहार में इस त्यौहार का विशेष महत्व है। इसकी शुरुआत द्वापर युग से …

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Govardhan Puja Legends And Celebrations

Govardhan Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Govardhan Puja Legends And Celebrations: The fourth day of Diwali celebrations is ‘Padwa‘ or ‘Varshapratipada‘. In the North India, it is called as Govardhan Puja. This pooja is performed with great zeal and enthusiasm and in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. In this pooja, there is a tradition of building cow dung hillocks, which symbolize the …

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Rituals of Govardhan Puja Festival

Rituals of Govardhan Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Rituals of Govardhan Puja Festival: Govardhan Puja is a festival to worship Lord Krishna and Govardhan Parvat or Mount Govardhan. It is widely celebrated in the northern part of India. This is the fourth day of Diwali and is celebrated in commemoration of lifting the mountain Govardhan by Lord Krishna on his finger tip. The day is to worship Govardhan …

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Diwali Traditions in Hindu Culture

Diwali Traditions: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Traditions: Diwali is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over the evil. In northern India, the festival is celebrated to honor the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. Coming down to the southern parts of the country, people there celebrate the festival to venerate Lord Krishna, when he defeated Narakasura. In eastern India, particularly in Bengal, the victory of …

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Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

Significance of Diwali in Hinduism: The festival marks the victory of good over evil, and uplifting of spiritual darkness. Symbolically it marks the homecoming of goodwill and faith after an absence, as suggested by the Ramayana. On the day of Diwali, many wear new clothes and share sweets and snacks. Some North Indian business communities start their financial year on …

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