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Diwali

What is Diwali? Diwali is the festival of lights, it symbolizes the victory of good over evil. The lamps are lit in the houses, decoration of lights and flowers are done too. It is a sign of celebration and hope. It is the most popular festivals...
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Anant Chaturdashi

What is Anant Chaturdashi? Anant Chaturdashi has two main significances. First, it is the day of the immersion of Ganpati well known as Ganapati Visarjan which is the end of the festival of Ganpati and the Murtis’ of Lord Ganpati are taken...
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Makar Sankranti

What is Makar Sankranti? Makara Sankranti is a Hindu festival which is celebrated to mark the transition of the Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn during the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. On every 12 years of time period the famous...
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Dussehra

What is Dussehra? Dussehra is the festival that marks the triumph of Lord Rama over Demon king Ravana. On this day Ram killed Ravana. During this festival, people decorate their homes with lights and entrances with flower studded strings called...
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Navratri

What is Navratri? Navratri is a festival of dance and worship. It is divided into three day sets, each devoted to different aspect of supreme goddess. First three days are devoted to Durga to destroy our vices, impurities and defects. Second...
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Ganesh Chaturthi

What is Ganesh Chaturthi? Ganesh Chaturthi is a celebration of Lord Ganesha makes his presence on earth for all his devotees. This festival lasts for up to 10 days till Ananta Chaturdashi. During festival, household worships an idol of Shri...
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Krishna Janmashtami

What is Krishna Janmashtami? Krishna Janmashtami is a celebration of the birth of Krishna. Festival begins by fasting from the previous day, followed by a night long celebration of the birth of Krishna. After ablutions, morning prayers and worship,...
Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan

What is Raksha Bandhan? Raksha Bandhan also known as Rakhi is a festival which means “the bond of protection”, it’s a celebration of relationship between brothers and sisters. Sisters tie rakhi, which is also called holy thread on their...
Ram Navami

Ram Navami

What is Ram Navami? Ram Navami is the celebration of the birth of Rama, a divine personality in Hinduism. On this festival people perform marriage celebration with small images of Rama and Sita in their houses, at the end of the day the deity...
Happy Holi

Holi (Festival of Colors)

What is Holi? Holi is a Hindu spring festival also well known as Festival of Colors. First day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning Holika. Second day, known as Dhulendi, people spend the day throwing colored powder and water at each...