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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Vasant Panchami

About Vasant Panchami Vasant Panchami is the Hindu festival that highlights the coming of spring. Vasant Panchami also spelt as Basant Panchami occupies a unique position among the festivals of India. The commencement of Spring renders freshness and a new lease of life to the surroundings. It sweetens the environment and sets in an air […]

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Jivitputrika Fast

About Jivitputrika Fast There are many different vows to fulfill the desires of the Hindu religion or for the long and healthy life of someone. Some are honorable for religious purpose, some are made only on the basis of regional customs. One of these is ‘Jivitputrika fast’. Jivitputrika Fast is a significant fasting day in […]

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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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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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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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 Eid al-Adha

About Eid al-Adha Eid al-Adha, the most important festival in the Islamic calendar. The festival celebrates a story about a prophet called Ibrahim. Ibrahim had been told by Allah that he must sacrifice his son Ishamel to prove his faith to Allah. Every year, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha to remember Ibrahim’s loyalty and obedience to […]

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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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