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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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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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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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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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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India: Sikh festival that commemorates the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Guru of the Sikhs. It is a religious celebration in which prayers for prosperity are offered. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: What do people do? It is common for large processions to go through markets in India on Guru Gobind …

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Tenth Sikh Guru: Guru Gobind Singh’s Life Overview

Tenth Sikh Guru: Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Nanak (Sikh Guru), was born at Patna, Bihar, India on December 22, 1666, (Poh Sudi Saptmi). His birthday generally falls in December or January or sometimes twice within a year as it is calculated according to Hindu Bikrami Calendar, which is based on the lunar calendar. According to the Nanakshahi Calendar, the …

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Guru Gobind Singh: The New Panth in Sikhism – Khalsa

Guru Gobind Singh - The New Panth

Guru Gobind Singh: The New Panth in Sikhism – Khalsa – Guru Gobind Singh wanted to create a caste-less society. Therefore in the year 1699 he sent out invitations to all the Sikhs to gather for special meeting on Baisakhi Day. After the morning Prayers he got up, and addressed them. He told them that the Goddess of Power wanted head …

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Bandi Chhor Divas Story दाल रोटी घर की दीवाली अमृतसर की

Bandi Chhor Divas Story दाल रोटी घर की दीवाली अमृतसर की

दिवाली के दिन सिखों के छठे गुरु श्री हरगोबिंद साहिब जी ग्वालियर के किले से अपने साथ 52 कैदियों को रिहा करवाकर अमृतसर पहुँचे थे। इस ख़ुशी में बाबा बुढ्ढा जी की अगुवाई में सिखों ने अमृतसर में दीपमाला की थी। उसी दिन से आज तक अमृतसर में यह त्यौहार ‘बन्दी छोड़ दिवस‘ के रूप में मनाया जाता है। श्री गुरु …

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Hola Mohalla Begins in Anandpur Sahib

Hola Mohalla Begins in Anandpur Sahib

Tens of thousands of devotees converged on this Sikh holy town on Friday to offer prayers at Gurdwara Keshgarh Sahib during “Hola Mohalla” celebrations which coincide with the Holi festival. All roads towards this holy town, which is home to the second most important Sikh shrine after Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar, experienced heavy vehicular movement with people coming in hordes …

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Dulla Bhatti History And Traditional Stories

Dulha Bhatti - History & Traditional Stories of Dulha Bhatti

Dulla Bhatti also popularly known as Robin hood is the heroic icon that is associated with the harvest festival of Lohri. The legendary figure of Dulla Bhatti also represents the glorious secular tradition of Lohri bonfire. Even today, children go door to door singing traditional folk songs in praise of Dulla Bhatti, a thief who helped the poor and fought …

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