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Durga Bhajans For Hindu Devotees & Students

History of Durga Puja: Origin of Durga Pooja

Durga Puja is celebrated with fun and fervor by Bengalis in India as well as across the  world. All through the ten days of celebrations, people in West Bengal are busy in the merrymaking. They enjoy fasting and feasting with equal pleasure. Maa Durga, the deity of courage and strength, is worshiped for nine days and her idol is immersed …

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Navratri Bhajans: Navratri Bhakti Sangeet

Navratri Bhajans: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Navratri Bhajans: Navratri Bhakti Sangeet – There are two Navratri celebrations in India. The first Navratri is called the Chaitra Navratri and the second is called Ashwin Navratri. The first one is celebrated in the month of March- April and the second is celebrated in the month of September – October according to the Gregorian calendar. The celebrations of both these …

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Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households

Navratri Fast - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Fast: Vrat Procedure For Households – Navratri literally means ‘nine nights’ and during these nine days which mark the celebration of Durga Puja in India, different incarnations of the Goddess Shakti, Adi Shakti, or the original creator, observer and destroyer of the universe, are worshiped. The festival is an integral part of the Hindu tradition and different regions in the …

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Navratri Customs: Navratri Culture & Traditions

Navratri Customs

Navratri Customs: Navratri Culture & Traditions in Hindus – Navratri is a very important and popular festival of India. It comes twice on a year, once around March-April and the second time, around September-October. The nine days and nights of Navratri are entirely devoted to Mother Goddess. Throughout this period, fasts, strictly vegetarian diets, japa (chanting mantras in honor of …

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Navratri Poems For Students And Children

Navratri Mantra: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri Poems For Students And Children: Navratri is a nine-day grand celebration in India. During these days, devotees observe fasts and worship Goddess Durga. On this occasion several kinds’ of Jagraate, community poojas, community feasts and celebrations are organized in various parts of the country. In Hindus, this festival is given immense importance and treated as a festival of the …

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वीर हकीकत राय का बलिदान

वीर हकीकत राय का बलिदान: Basant Panchami Legends

15 वर्ष के वीर हकीकत राय का बलिदान और उनके साथ ही सती हो जाने वाली उनकी पत्नी लक्ष्मी देवी के बलिदान की गाथा भी जुड़ी है वसंत पंचमी के साथ। बच्चों की एक छोटी-सी लड़ाई मृत्युदंड का कारण बनेगी ऐसा कभी किसी ने सोचा भी नहीं होगा परन्तु सन 1734 ई. के वसंत पंचमी के उत्सव पर मुगल बादशाह …

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Akshaya Tritiya Rituals In Hindus And Jains

Akshaya Tritiya Rituals: Hindu - Jain Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya Rituals In Hindus And Jains: Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej, also known as Navanna Parvam, is celebrated with full enthusiasm amongst the Jain and Hindu people on the third Tithi (Lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the traditional Hindu month of Vaishakha. Astrologically, the day depicts unique planetary positions of the Sun, Moon and Jupiter, as …

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Akshaya Tritiya Date and Time in India

Akshaya Tritiya Date: Hindu - Jain Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is one of the most auspicious days for Hindus and Jains and they celebrate it with much vigor and reverence. It’s a special occasion that happens once every year whereby the Sun and the Moon are in exalted positions, at the peak of their brightness, which usually happens in the month of late …

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Akshaya Tritiya Legend and Related Stories

Akshaya Tritiya Legend: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya Legend and Related Stories: The festival of Akshaya Tritiya, which is deemed as one of the most important for Hindus and Jains, is considered to be a promising occasion to start off any new venture or to invest in shares, gold and other jewelry. Because it is believed that doing so ends in fruitful outcomes: successful and prosperity. …

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Akshaya Tritiya Significance in Hindu Religion

Akshaya Tritiya Significance: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya Significance in Hindu Religion: Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most significant days, both, according to the Hindu calendar and mythology. Calendar wise (traditional Hindu), it falls on the third day of the bright half of Vaishakha (late April – early May), when the sun and the moon are in exalted positions and at the peak of their …

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