Tag Archives: Uttarakhand Hindu Festivals and Events

Rakhi Shopping: Raksha Bandhan Culture Trend

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 Gifts For Brother

Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Brother

Raksha Bandhan Gifts For Brother: The significance of the relationship between a brother and her sister is well celebrated in the form of the wonderful Indian festival that we call Raksha Bandhan. Rakhi signifies a bond of protection, as Raksha means ‘to protect’, and Bandhan means ‘bond’. With time, traditions and customs associated with Rakhi have changed quite a bit. …

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Raksha Bandhan Legends & Fascinating Stories

Raksha Bandhan Legends

Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival of India, celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters. The festival has a tremendous social and cultural significance. It is the celebration of the love amongst siblings. There are various legends associated with the origin of this festival. In fact, the festival has a rich background and has several stories related to its existence. …

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Raksha Bandhan in India: Hindu Culture Trends

Raksha Bandhan in India: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Raksha Bandhan in India is one of the very important festivals celebrated. Eagerly awaited by the Hindu community in India and abroad, it surely marks an auspicious occasion. Raksha Bandhan comes in the month of Shravan, which falls between July and August, and is celebrated with much eagerness and joy all across the world. The festival of Rakhi communicates the message …

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History of Raksha Bandhan in Hindu Culture

History of Raksha Bandhan: Indian Culture & Traditions

Hindu scriptures and mythology is the source of all the Hindu rituals and festivals. In fact, one can find explanations for all the Hindu traditions and customs in the religious epics. Even the origin of Raksha Bandhan celebrations is rooted in the Hindu mythology. There is no confirmed date and time available about the history of Raksha Bandhan festival, but …

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Maha Shivaratri Significance in Hindu Religion

Maha Shivaratri is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated with religious fervor across the length and breadth of India. Followers of Lord Shiva consider the festival very special, as it is the time to show their love and devotion to their favorite deity. It is significant in every devotee’s life, as it also tests ones ability to abstain from …

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Chhat Puja Legend: Origin of Dala Chhat Puja

Chhat Puja Legend - Origin of Dala Chhat Pooja

Chhat Puja Legend: Origin of Dala Chhat Pooja – Legend or the origin of Chhat Puja or Dala Chhat is associated with Mahabharata epic. Mahabharata has the reference of Chhat pooja. It is also mentioned that Chhath or Dala Chhat was started in the time of Mahabharata. Chhat Puja and Draupadi: Draupadi, wife of the Pandavas, has a great power …

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Go trendy this Karwa Chauth: Culture & Tradition

Go trendy this Karwa Chauth

If you are one of those who love to add a dash of chic to everything traditional, then why stop being your stylish self on Karwa Chauth? So, this year, how about going for a super glam look while keeping the traditions intact. Ditch the reds for the fuschias and corals, the Benarasis for the netted saris, lehengas and anarkalis, …

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Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodi: Rakhi Special

Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodis

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 purest of all and …

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Rakhi Customs & Traditions in India

Rakhi Customs - Raksha Bandhan Culture & Traditions

Rakhi Customs & Traditions in India: Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on ‘Shravan Purnima’ (full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravan), which generally falls in the month of August, every year. The auspicious day commemorates the unique bond between a brother and a sister. This festival reflects the pure love of brother and sister for each other. Every brother, …

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