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Dhanu Sankranti Information For Students

Dhanu Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Dhanu Sankranti marks the day when Sun enters in the Sagittarius or Dhanu Rashi. Dhanu Sankranti marks the beginning of the ninth month in Hindu Solar Calendar. This  symbolizes the beginning of the auspicious Dhanur mas for the Vaishnava sect. On this day, Lord Surya or the Sun God is worshiped. Devotees take a dip in the sacred rivers like …

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Kansa Vadh: Legends & Significance

Kansa Vadh: Legends, Significance and Rituals

Kansa Vadh: Kansa was the maternal uncle of Lord Krishna and Balarama, and the King of Mathura (City in Uttar Pradesh, India). It was prophesied by the great saint Narada that he would be killed by Devaki’s (Kansa’s sister) eighth son. In spite of killing off all of Devaki’s sons right after birth, Lord Krishna and Balarama survived this fate …

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छठ: सूर्य आराधना का पर्व

छठ: सूर्य आराधना का पर्व

छठ: सूर्य आराधना का पर्व – नीले गगन में लालिमा लिए अस्ताचलगामी सूर्य, गंगा घाट पर टिमसिमाते छोटे-छोटे दीपों का समूह, कमर तक पानी में करबद्ध खड़ी महिलाओं और पुरुषों का समूह और छठ के पारंपरिक गीतों समवेत स्वरों में घुल-मिल कर प्रकृति को सुगंधित और तन-मन को प्रफुछ्लित करती कपूर और धूप-दीप से उठने वाली सुगंध। यह है छठ …

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Chhath Puja Festival Information For Kids

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja Festival or Dala Chhath Puja is a Hindu festival, unique to Bihar state, India and Terai, Nepal. This festival is also celebrated in the northeast region of India, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and some parts of Chhattisgarh. Songs for Chhath festival sung by Padma Shri Bihar Kokila Sharda Sinha are very popular. Chhath is a festival dedicated to the …

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Govardhan Puja Information For Students

Govardhan Puja

Govardhan Puja Information: 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 Mount Govardhan, the mountain which was once …

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गोवर्धन पूजा: अन्नकूट पर्व सामूहिक भोज

गोवर्धन पूजा

अन्न कूट हिन्दुओं का एक प्रमुख त्योहार है। दीपावली के दूसरे दिन सायंकाल ब्रज में पूजा का विशेष आयोजन होता है। भगवान श्रीकृष्ण ने आज ही के दिन इन्द्र का मानमर्दन कर गिरिराज पूजन किया था। इस दिन मन्दिरों में अन्नकूट किया जाता है। सायंकाल गोबर के गोवर्धन बनाकर पूजा की जाती है। अन्नकूट यथार्थ में गोवर्धन की पूजा का …

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Diwali Festival Information For Students

Diwali / Deepawali - Festival of Lights

Diwali Festival Information For Students: is an important and popular festival celebrated throughout the country in one form or the other. It falls on the last day of the dark half of Kartika (October – November). As a matter of fact it is a five-day long festival, but the main celebrations are on Diwali. Diwali is associated with several legends. One …

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Ahoi Ashtami Fasting & Puja in Hindus

Ahoi Ashtami - Hindu Festival

Ahoi Ashtami is celebrated in the Hindu month of Kartik, which falls approximately between September and October according to the English Gregorian calendar. Ahoi Ashtami is widely observed in the Northern states of India. It usually falls on the eight day of the waning period of the moon (the dark fortnight). On the Ahoi Ashtami day, women fast from morning …

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Karwa Chauth Festival, Fasting & Puja

Karwa Chauth

Karwa Chauth: Most Important Festival of Indian Women Karwa Chauth is a very significant festival for the women of North Indian. Traditionally the Indian woman was expected to uphold family honour and repute. and in order to do that, she was compared to myriad goddesses and heroines in Hindu mythology whose personal and spiritual achievements thus set the way of …

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