Badrinath Temple

About Badrinath Temple Badrinath Temple or the Badrinarayan Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is also one of the four Char Dham and Chota Char Dham pilgrimage yatras. The main gate of the shrine is painted with myriad colours. It has not only the image of Lord Vishnu but, several other gods and […]

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Pola festival

About Pola festival Pola festival is a bull-respecting festival celebrated by farmers mainly in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. The festival marks the day when farmers worship their bulls. On the day before. The farmers decorate their bulls and, on this day, and then worship them to perform in the festival. From the […]

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Akshaya Tritiya

About Akshaya Tritiya Akshaya Tritiya is also known as Akha teej which is a highly auspicious and sacred day for the Hindu and Jain communites. It is considered one of the most sacred days by Hindus because the sun and the moon are at the height of their brightness on this day. It is considered […]

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Mahamastakabhisheka festival

About Mahamastakabhisheka festival Mahamastakabhisheka festival is one of the biggest and important festivals for Jain community, celebrated once every twelve years at Shravanabelagola city situated in Karnataka. The word Mahamastakabhisheka is a combination of three words Maha meaning great or excellent, Masthaka means head and Abhisheka meaning anointing or coronation. The words literally mean ‘the […]

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Shigmo festival

About Shigmo festival Shigmo festival that takes place in the Konkani diaspora of Goa, during the spring season, is a beautiful and  auspicious festival of Hindus that celebrates the vibrancy of colours. It is also known as the festival of colours for people in Goa or ‘spring festival’, the celebrations of this festival span fourteen […]

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Hola Mohalla festival

About Hola Mohalla festival Hola Mohalla festival is a major bubbly occasion for Sikhs around the globe. The traditional Sikh festival had started when the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh decided to inaugurate such a festival, especially in the territory of Punjab and Haryana. Hola Mohalla is actually an annual fair that is organised […]

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Guru Purnima

About Guru Purnima Guru Purnima is an auspicious occasion to pay remembrance to our gurus and seek their blessings. The word “Guru’ is ironic in meaning as ‘Gu’ means darkness and ‘ru’ signifies the elimination of darkness. So, together they make a true sense and depict guru as the one who enlightens our mind and […]

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Shivaji Jayanti

About Shivaji Jayanti  Shivaji Jayanti is celebrated as the birthday of Shivaji Maharaj which is a grand occasion of the state of Maharashtra. Shivaji Maharaj was the greatest ruler of Maharashtra. So, Maharashtrians have a great regard for this Maratha ruler. To give a respect, the birthday of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is celebrated on huge […]

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Cheti Chand

About Cheti Chand Cheti Chand is an important festival celebrated by Sindhi people of Pakistan and India. In Sindh the beginning of the new year was considered Cheti Chand. It is seen as an auspicious day for business as it also marks the start of the new financial year. The Sindhi community celebrates the festival […]

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Mahavir Jayanti

About Mahavir Jayanti Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most significant festivals of Jainism. Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated as the auspicious birth anniversary of Mahavir Jain. Being an auspicious occasion for the Jain community. It is observed to commemorate the birth of Lord Mahavira, the twenty fourth and last tirthankara of Jainism. This festival is […]

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