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Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta

Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta

Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta: The occasion, which is celebrated two days after Kali Puja in the state, is completely dedicated to brothers and sisters. Bengalis celebrate Bhai Phonta Interestingly, the ceremony is also celebrated by other Indian communities under different names, like ‘Bhai Bij’, ‘Bhau-beej’ or ‘Bhav Bij’ amongst the Marathi and Konkani-speaking communities in the states of Maharashtra, Goa …

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Bhai Dooj Celebration: Hindu Culture

Bhai Dooj Celebration

Bhai Dooj Celebration: The festival of Bhai Dooj is known to be based on mythological concept. The celebrations of Bhai Dooj reflects the importance of unique cultural traditions that vary with different region of India. This helps to keep the family close and brings prosperity, well being and luck. Bhai Dooj celebration falls on the two day after Diwali and …

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Bhai Dooj Teeka: Hindu Culture & Trends

Bhai Dooj Teeka: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Teeka: Two days after Diwali comes the Bhai Dooj festival. It marks the end of Diwali celebrations and Bhai Dooj Teeka is a mark of auspiciousness. According to the Hindu scriptures and mythology: “A forehead without a Tilak is worthy of condemnation and they exist for name’s sake only.” The ritual on bhai dooj is that the sisters …

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Bhai Dooj Gifts: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Gifts - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Gifts emotes the feelings of a brother, expresses the gratitude for sharing such a wonderful relationship, reflects all the love shared and fills the heart of a sister with unmatched happiness. Such gifts are selected that are the expressions of good wishes prayers of love and more. But it is not just brothers who are busy choosing gifts …

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Bhai Dooj: Bhaiya Duj in Hindu Culture

Bhai Dooj - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj: Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Duj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month …

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Facets of Dhanteras in Hindu Culture

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 Celebrations and Legends

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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Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodi: Rakhi Special

Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodis

Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodi: Raksha Bandhan is the most sacred festival of India, which celebrates the pure love of a brother-sister duo. This festival makes siblings remember the time they have spent together, playing with, fighting and helping each other. Those childhood days become fresh and alive once again on this occasion. The love of brother and sister is the …

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Rakhi Shopping: Cultural Trends

Rakhi Shopping: Raksha Bandhan Culture & Traditions

Rakhi Shopping: During the festival of Rakhi, the markets are in full bloom. A few days before the festival, sisters go to the market and do rakhi shopping, which includes buying the sacred thread as well as gifts for their brother. Along with that, they also buy sweets and new clothes. There are various types of rakhis, with several designs, …

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Raksha Bandhan Celebrations in India

Raksha Bandhan Celebrations: Rakhi Culture & Traditions

Raksha Bandhan Celebrations in India: India is the only country where the love of a brother-sister duo is respected so much that a festival, called Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan, is especially dedicated to it. Rakhi is celebrated with a lot of fun and frolic in India. Besides tying Rakhis on the brother’s hand, gift exchange, relishing tempting and mouth watering …

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