Thaipusam Festival

Thaipusam Festival Thaipusam Festival is a Hindu celebration and commended for the most part by the Tamil community. This celebration in additionally celebrated where Tamil people group is a minority, for example, Singapore and Malaysia. In Malayalam dialect Thaipusam Festival is known as Thaipooyam or Thaippooyam. Thaipusam is observed by all age groups and men […]

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Ganesh Chaturthi

About Ganesh Chaturthi Ganesh Chaturthi is an auspicious 10-days Hindu festival which is celebrated as a mark of Lord Ganesha’s rebirth day. Lord Ganesha is known by several names like Ganpati, Vinayak and Vighnaharta. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. He is one of the most important Gods in the […]

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Ratha Saptami

About Ratha Saptami Ratha Saptami is considered as one of the most significant and religiously relevant festivals which is celebrated across India. Mainly this festival is observed and celebrated by Hindus in Goa. The other popular names for this festival are ‘Magha Saptami, ‘Magh Jayanti’, and ‘Surya Jayanti’. Devotees celebrate the eve in order to […]

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Karam festival

 About Karam festival Karam festival is an agricultural festival celebrated by diverse groups of people, including: the Korba, Sadan, Sambalpuri, Oraon, Munda, Kharia and Santal. Groups of young villagers go to the jungle and collect wood, fruits, and flowers. These are required during the puja of the Karam God. KaramDevta is considered to be the […]

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Pitru Paksha

About Pitru Paksha Pitru Paksha, also referred to as Mahalay, is a period of fifteen days. It is the time marked to devote or to offer respect to the deceased souls of loved ones and ancestors of the family. These fifteen days are called the “Pitru Paksha”, or most commonly known as the “Shraddha or […]

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Nuakhai festival

About Nuakhai festival Nuakhai festival is an agriculture festival celebrated primarily in western Odisha by farmers to thank ‘Mother Earth’ for being so bountiful. The word nua means new and khai means food, so the name means the farmers are in possession of the newly harvested rice. Nuakhai is also called Nuakhai Parab or Nuakahi […]

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Narali Purnima

About Narali Purnima Narali Purnima festival is celebrated all over India by the people for whom the sea is a means of living, particularly the fishermen. This festival is important for those who depend on sea for their life. It is celebrated mostly by the fishing community who offer their prayers for their safety to […]

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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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Anant Chaturdashi

 About Anant Chaturdashi Anant, another name of Lord Vishnu, means eternal, and Chaturdashi means fourteen, Anant Chaturdashi, also known as Anant Chaudas. Anant Chaturdashi is also the last day of the Hindu festival of Ganeshotsav. It is generally the tenth or eleventh day after Ganesh Chaturthi, and all the Ganesh idols brought into homes and […]

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Kartik Purnima

About Kartik Purnima Kartik Purnima is celebrated by Hindus all over the world, the deity of primary importance on this day is Lord Vishnu, whose one form is Lord Krishna. The Purnima on the day of Shukla Paksha in the Kartik month is known as Kartik Purnima. Kartik Purnima is also known as Tripuri Purnima […]

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