Tag Archives: Punjab Hindu Festivals and Events

North India to celebrate Harvest Festival of Lohri

Harvest festival of Lohri is being celebrated with traditional fervor and enthusiasm in most parts of North India today. Lohri is a popular festival celebrated by the people of Punjab, particularly of the Sikh and Hindu faiths. The origins of Lohri are many and it is primarily linked to the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. Many people believe the …

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Happy Lohri SMS For Students And Children

Happy Lohri SMS In Hindi & Punjabi

Happy Lohri SMS For Students: Lohri is a widely celebrated harvest festival, especially in Northern India. Friends and family get together to celebrate this festive occasion by arranging a bonfire in the outdoors, during the evening. Lohri is the time to reconnect with friends, relatives and loved ones and send them hearty wishes, wherever they are. Every festivity is marked …

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Social Significance of Lohri: Harvest Festival

Social Significance of Lohri - Punjab Harvesting Festival

Social Significance of Lohri: Though Lohri festival has no religious significance but it holds a great social significance and is celebrated as a day of imparting social love to one and all. The festival of Lohri is meant to relieve people from worldly day to day routine, and make them relaxed, cheerful and happy. It is the time when people …

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Legends of Lohri Festival: Punjabi Culture

Legends of Lohri Festival: Punjabi Culture & Tradition

Legends of Lohri Festival: There are few renowned legends associated with this historic festival of Punjab, the most significant of them being the Dullah Bhatti, which evolved around the Festival of Lohri. Lohri marks the end of the dreary and awfully cold month of Pos (mid December to mid January) and the next day of Makar Sankranti, ushers in the …

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Bhai Dooj Festival Date, Legends & Celebration

Bhai Dooj

Bhai Dooj Festival Date: 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 Dooj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. Thus, …

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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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Diwali Around The World: Diwali Worldwide

Diwali LED Lights

Diwali Around The World: Diwali is celebrated in almost all the regions of India. Apart from India, the festival is celebrated worldwide. It has become synonymous with the culture and celebrations of India. People in different parts of the world celebrate Diwali with zeal and enthusiasm. They consider the festival as the one that signifies the victory of good over …

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Diwali Candles: Types of Deepavali Candles

Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Candles: 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 …

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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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