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Indian Festivals and occassions


Indians love to celebrate, whether it's Diwali, Id, Pongal or Christmas. Every festival has its own special customs and rituals - pujas, lighting lamps, throwing colour, feasting or even fasting

Holi 2020 - Significance and Celebration

Holi is one of the important and unique festivals celebrated in India. In 2020, it will be celebrated on March 9 and 10. Read more about it.
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Does your child have a sweet tooth?

Festivals are time of feasting and sweets are aplenty in the house. Children cannot control their love for sweets but all this eating of sweets takes a toll o ...read more
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Republic Day of India

Republic Day is a very important day in Indian history. The Republic Day parade in New Delhi is a wonderful event held every year. Read about the grand parade ...read more
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Dhanteras Celebration

Diwali is a festival celebrated by all Hindus with lots of enthusiasm. Lots of sweets, crackers, lights and lamps accompanied with beautiful Rangoli brings in ...read more
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Lohri

Lohri is celebrated mostly in North India specifically in Punjab. Lohri denotes the end of winter. It is a agricultural festival celebrated with much pomp and ...read more
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Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is an important festival of the Hindus. Read about the significance of Makar Sankranti, the traditions and rituals of this festival. Find out ...read more
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Makar Sankrant

Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated to mark the onset of harvest season. It is an important Hindu festival. Read to know the significance and history of ...read more
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The history of Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is one of the most important Hindu festival celebrating the love between brother and sister. There are many legends associated with this festiv ...read more
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Does your family celebrate Maha Shivratri?

Maha Shivratri is celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva. it is celebrated as mark of union of Lord shiva with Parvati. Read on to know the legends and what does ...read more
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What does Holi mean for Indians?

Holi is the festival of colours. It marks the arrival of spring season. People forget all animosity and revel in the feeling of friendship, brotherhood and re ...read more
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Create your own natural colours

Holi is celebrated with colours. Markets are flooded with different colours but these are chemicals so harmful for the skin. Learn about natural colours and h ...read more
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Unique gift ideas for Holi

Now that you know how to create natural colours, celebrating an eco-friendly Holi, will surely be simple and great fun. But what about gifting options? Gifts ...read more
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Colour Bouquet

Flower bouquets are very good option for expressing feelings of love and warmth. If the bouquet is personally made, then it all the more increases in value. ...read more
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Holi SMS

Send Holi SMS to your near and dear ones.
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Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa is essentially a Maharashtrian festival. It is beginning of New Year. Know more about this festival and the festivities associated with it.
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Ram Navami - Festivals

Ram Navami is a Hindu festival marking the birth of Lord Rama. Lord Rama is considered to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu who came down to earth to battle Ravana, ...read more
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What Does Ram Navami Stand For?

The festival of Ram Navami is celebrated to mark the birthday Lord Rama, who is considered to be one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. It is a nine day fest ...read more
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My Brother My Friend

Raksha Bandhan" is an Indian festival that celebrates the sacred relationship between brother and sister; it is the reaffirmation of a relationship in which a ...read more
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Designing A Rakhi

Raksha Bandhan is one of the more popular Hindu festivals in India. It signifies the bond between a brother and sister. It is celebrated by tying a rakhi on ...read more
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Janamashtami

This Hindu festival celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, who was born in midnight in the month of Shravana. He is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and c ...read more
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Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi, as the name signifies is celebrated on the fourth day of the month of Bhadrapad in the Hindu calendar. Clay idols of Lord Ganesha are bro ...read more
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Ganesh's Various Names

Ganesha is known by numerous names and each name has a significance and meaning. What is the significance of each of these terms? Read here to know.
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Eco Friendly Ganesh Chaturthi

The celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi end with the immersion of idols in water bodies. The immersion of the idol in water Causes a lot of pollution and thus h ...read more
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Onam

Onam is the harvest festival of Kerela. Onam is a three-day celebration in memory of great king, Mahabali. People celebrate this with much fervour. Read to kn ...read more
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It's Navratri!

Navratri is celebrated from the first to ninth date of Ashwin Shukla Paksha of the Hindu Calendar. During the festival of navratri, the goddess Durga, who is ...read more
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Navratri Party

Dandiya Time!! A time to party and make merry. Want to organize a party for kids? Here is a ready reckoner to help you organize a party.
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Dassera

Dassera is one of the important festivals of Hindus. This festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Lord Rama fought a battle with demon king Ravana ...read more
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Regional Names of Durga Puja

Durga puja is celebrated to mark the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasur. It denotes the triumph of good over evil. Durga puja is known by ...read more
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The Nine Forms of Durga

Durga puja or navratri is celebrated for nine days prior to Dassera. Goddess Durga has nine forms and during this time, each of the nine forms of goddess Durg ...read more
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Karva Chauth

Karva Chauth is celebrated mainly by the North Indian community. This North Indian festival is has gained importance more so because of serials and movies de ...read more
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Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights is celebrated to mark the homecoming of Lord Rama after exile. It is one of the most important Indian festivals and is celebrat ...read more
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Significance of Rangolis During Diwali

Diwali is a festival of lights but colours also play a big role in this festival. Colours are seen in the traditional rangoli patterns gracing the entrance o ...read more
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Different Days of the Diwali Festival

Diwali is a festival which is celebrated for five days. The festival is associated with wealth and prosperity. Each day of the festival has its significance a ...read more
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The Traditional Diwali Pooja

Diwali is the festival of lights. During this festival, Goddess Lakshmi, who is the Goddess of Wealth is worshiped. The Lakshmi pooja is the most important a ...read more
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Diwali Safety

Diwali is a time of festivities and enjoyment. It means bursting of firecrackers and lighting diyas. Precautions should be taken to prevent accidents and fire ...read more
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Eco Friendly Diwali

Diwali is known as the 'festival of lights'. People light diyas and burst firecrackers. All the festivities of Diwali lead to pollution. Noise and air polluti ...read more
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Bhai Dooj

Bhai Dooj is celebrated in the northern states of India.The festival is so named because Bhai Dooj falls on the second day after Diwali. It is Celebrates the ...read more
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Fasting during Durga puja

Durga puja is a Hindu festival that goes on for nine days. The idol of theGoddess Durga is established on Ashtami and is worshiped. Fasting during Durga puja ...read more
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Ideas for a happy Diwali

Diwali is main Hindu festival which is celebrated over a period of five days. It starts with Dhanteras and ends with Bhau-beej. People exchange gifts during D ...read more
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Significance of holy bath during Diwali

Diwali is a very religious festival of Hindus. On the morning of Diwali people take an early morning bath known as abhyang snan. It is considered sacred. Kn ...read more
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The Kali Pooja in Bengal

In West Bengal, the Kali pooja coincides with Diwali. It is a major celebration in West Bengal. Kali pooja is performed to rid oneself of all obstacles. Know ...read more
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Celebrating Durga Pooja throughout India

The festival of Dassera is celebrated as a mark of triumph of good over evil. It signifies the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasur. It is c ...read more
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A Guide to Diwali Sweets

Diwali is associated with fireworks, decorations,lights and sweets. Sweets are integral part of festivities. Traditionally, the entire household gets together ...read more
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Trial by Fire: The legend of Prahlad

There are some legends associated with the festival of Holi. The most common legend is that of Prahlad. Holi is also associated with Lord Krishna. Read on t ...read more
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Akshay Tritiya

For Hindus Akshay Tritiya is a very important day, as every single moment in this day is considered auspicious. New ventures are preferred on this day. Valuab ...read more
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Lent (Ash Wednesday)

Lent is the period of fasting and abstinence observed by Catholics around the world. This period begins on a Wednesday, which is known as Ash Wednesday. Frida ...read more
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Good Friday

Good Friday is considered to be of great relevance for Catholics. It is a day of fasting and penance, in the memory of crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Read on to ...read more
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Easter

An Easter is an auspicious day for the Catholics. On this day Resurrection of Jesus had taken place after his crucifixion. Read to know more about significan ...read more
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All About Easter

There are various ways by which a child can participate in Easter celebrations. Children can learn many new things about this tradition. They will come to kno ...read more
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New Year with Kids

New Year celebrations are a planned affair. It falls during vacations. People generally make plans to leave town but, this year make it a memorable one . Here ...read more
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Tips for Buying Secret Santa Gifts

Buying a secret Santa gift can be quite puzzling. If you are looking for a secret Santa gift then find out the gift options right here.
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Merry Christmas

Christmas is a season of love and cheer. It is celebrated all over the world. It can be celebrated by everybody as it spreads the message of love and generosi ...read more
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The Feast of Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas is the traditional Dutch festival associated with Saint Nicholas. This feast falls on 6th December and is known as Sinterklaas. In the Netherland ...read more
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Buying Gifts During the Holidays

Holidays are a time of fun and merriment. The holiday season is synonymous with gifting. But how should gifts be chosen so that they are not too expensive? H ...read more
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Yule Celebrations

Yule is winter festival in Northern Europe. Yule is synonymous with Christmas but is actually a different festival. Learn more about its celebrations.
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Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti, marks the birth of Jain saint, Mahavir. He is the founder of Jainism, the religion practiced till date. Read on to find out more about Lord ...read more
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Id Ul Fitr

Ramzan is regarded as highly auspicious and this month is marked by fasting and prayers. Muslims keep a fast every day during Ramzan. Read on to learn more ab ...read more
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Muharram

Muharram is the name of a month that marks the beginning of the year according to the Islamic calendar. It is one of four months that have been designated as ...read more
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Ramzan

Ramzan or Ramadan, is a period of fasting for Muslims. This month is considered to be the most holy month of the year in Islam. Read about why this time is so ...read more
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Preparing Oneself for Ramzan

Ramzan is a time for fasting and abstinence so it means coming closer to God. When someone decides to go on a trip, the first thing he does is make preparatio ...read more
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Fasting During Ramzan

Ramzan is the most holy month for followers of Islam. Ramzan is a time for fasting and abstinence among Muslims. Read on to know more about this practice.
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Laylat al-Qadr

Ramzan or Ramadan is the most holy month and this month means a lot to the Muslims. This is the fasting month for the Muslims. They fast from dawn till dusk, ...read more
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The Practice of Zakat

Every Muslim has five duties that he must perform compulsorily. Of these five duties Zakat is one such duty.It is the practice of giving alms to the needy. Le ...read more
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Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi

Eid-e-Milad is a Muslim festival. It is celebrated in the memory of Prophet Muhammed. During this festival, the teachings of the Prophet are followed. Read o ...read more
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Significance of Bakri Eid/Bakra Eid

Bakri Eid is a Muslim festival and it is celebrated with great dedication. Bakri Eid is a time for great celebrations for Muslims. Read an interesting story a ...read more
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Independence Day Facts

India got freedom on 15th August, 1947 at the stroke of midnight. This day is celebrated as Independence Day. India's Independence is celebrated by hoisti ...read more
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Happy Republic Day!

Know more about our country India. Know about the difference between Independence day and Republic day,about our national anthem, our national bird, national ...read more
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Chacha Nehru's Gift To The Children Of India

Jawahar Lal Nehru's birthday on 14 November is celebrated all over India as childrens day. He was the loved by all the children, who gave him name of 'Chacha ...read more
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New Year with Kids

New Year celebrations are a planned affair. It falls during vacations. People generally make plans to leave town but, this year make it a memorable one . Here ...read more
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New Year Resolutions

New Yearn is the time to let bygones be bygones and to start life afresh. New Year is the time to make resolutions. Resolutions should be made keeping in mind ...read more
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Cheers! To a Great Year !

The New Year is a great time for celebration. It is the oldest holiday known. How was New Year celebrations started? How is it celebrated in different countri ...read more
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Yule Time

Christmas is celebrated widely all over the world. Christmas for everybody means a time for merrymaking, feasting and exchanging gifts. Very few people know a ...read more
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Are you 'at home' on New Year eve?

New Year is a time of merrymaking. We usher in a new year, so we start everything afresh. Children are often not considered while celebrating New Year. This y ...read more
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New year 'Gems' for your kid

New Year is a time to start everything afresh. It is a time to make new beginnings. A better way to start the New Year is by being a good parent. Here are som ...read more
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New Year gift ideas

Personalised gifts are the best way of expressing feelings. These gifts give a feeling of love and warmth. This New Year shower your loved ones with a surpris ...read more
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Herbal Holi

Now you can celebrate holi in a healthy manner thanks to non-toxic herbal colours.
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Pongal Festival

Although Pongal was originally a festival of the farming community, today it is celebrated by all the people. Pongal is also celebrated with different names i ...read more
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Significance of Muharram

Muharram, is a festival which is of much significance to the Muslims. It symbolizes the beginning of the Muslim New Year. It is a mourning period so Muslims m ...read more
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Celebration of Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is a festival which is celebrated all over India, but with different names. People visit temples in the morning and fly kites. Know how this f ...read more
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Celebrating an Eco-Friendly Holi

Holi is a festival of colours. People apply colours on each others face, but chemicals in the colour harm the skin, hairs and body. These chemicals are also n ...read more
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Teej

Teej is a Hindu festival in which Indian women pray for the overall well-being of the household. It falls on the month of Shravan and is observed mostly by wo ...read more
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What can you Buy during Gudi Padwa

What are you planning to buy during this Gudi Padwa? The occasion of Gudi Padwa is considered auspicious for buying new things and products. As such many comp ...read more
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Festival of Baisakhi

Baisakhi is a festival of harvest celebrated by the Sikh community of India. It also indicates the merriment of the beginning of new solar year as well as the ...read more
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Significance of Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival which falls in the month of Shravan every year. This festival stands for the bond of love between brother and sister. On th ...read more
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Significance of Gauri Pujan

Gauri Pujan is the festival of worshiping Goddess Parvati celebrated by Maharashtrians. It is also celebrated in few other places near Maharashtra. Know about ...read more
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Festival of Makar Sankranti in India

Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout India with various names and by following various customs and traditions. It is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu an ...read more
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Pongal Festival - Celebrating Prosperity

Pongal festival is celebrated in Tamil Nadu, which is in the southern part of India. Pongal is a four-day festival which is known as the celebration of prospe ...read more
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Celebrating Lohri Festival

Lohri is one of the main festivals celebrated by Punjabis. The celebration of Lohri festival is grand in the Punjabi family if there is a newly married couple ...read more
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Baisakhi Festival in India

Baisakhi is a festival particularly celebrated by Punjabi farmers. This festival marks the end of all the hard work which farmers have to go through for perfo ...read more
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What does Holi mean for Indians?

Cool breeze in the morning, a riot of colours in the garden, birds singing in ecstasy. Yes, that signals the arrival of the spring season or ritu Vasant in I ...read more
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Holi - Hindu Festival of Colours

Holi is festival of colours and fun. Though celebration of Holi festival has religious significance, this festival brings people together and helps them forge ...read more
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Celebrating Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa is considered as one of the three auspicious occasions for buying new things or starting new projects. Learn more about its celebration.
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Gudi Padwa - The New Year

Gudi Padwa is the Hindu festival particularly celebrated in Maharashtra. Read on to find about celebration of Gudi Padwa festival.
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Celebrating Sri Ram Navami

Ram Navami is a Hindu festival which marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ram. People in India celebrate this festival with great joy, pomp and devotion. Peopl ...read more
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Significance and Celebration of Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated with great joy and devotion in India. People bring Ganesha Idols and worship them during Ganesha Chaturthi. Ganesha Chaturthi ...read more
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Celebrate Navratri safely

Celebrating navratri is all about getting blessed by Goddess Durga. Celebrate navratri this time by following some safety precautions and enjoy the festival c ...read more
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Diwali 2020 Gifting Trends

Are you aware of the top Diwali gifting trends for the year 2020? Learn about the top 40 most trending gifts for Diwali 2020 right away.
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Significance of Good Friday

Good Friday is celebrated in different ways throughout the world. What is the significance, why is it called good; there are many things that usually people w ...read more
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Good Friday - Significance and History

Good Friday is the day on which Lord Jesus was crucified. Good Friday is also known as Holy Friday. Good Friday is followed by Easter Sunday which is the day ...read more
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Mahavir Jayanti - Birthday of Lord Mahavir

Mahavir Jayanti falls on 5th April in 2012. Mahavir Jayanti is the biggest festival of Jains. Mahavir Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir. Thi ...read more
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Celebration of Id-Ul-Zuha or Bakri Id

Id-Ul-Zuha or Bakri Id is celebrated at the end of annual pilgrimage to Mecca, which is known as Hajj. Achievements of Prophet Abraham, who was ready to give ...read more
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Celebrating Children's Day

Children are God's gift! And childhood is all about innocence and liveliness. It is about happiness and freedom. However, the universal Children's Day is cele ...read more
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Independence Day - Celebration and Significance

Independence Day of India is celebrated throughout India on 15th August every year with great splendor, joy and respect for Mother India. Many Indian cultural ...read more
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Republic Day Celebrations in India

The Republic Day of India is celebrated on 26th January each year. The Republic Day celebration last for three days. Read on to know more about how Republic D ...read more
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9 Divine Nights of Navratri

Navratri falls on September 19th this year and Vijaya Dashami on September 28th. The 9 divine nights are significant with three days each devoted to worship o ...read more
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It's Christmas time!

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Independence Day Celebration

15th August is the Independence Day of India. On this day various cultural programmes are organised throughout India. All the great freedom fighters are remem ...read more
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Significance of Holy Ramzan Month

Ramzan or Ramadan is a holy and auspicious month as per Islam. In the month of Ramzan, Muslims fast and observe holy practices. This holy month of Ramzan is t ...read more
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Significance of Ramzan Id

Ramzan Id or Id Ul Fitr is one of the most important festivals for Muslim. This festival marks the end of the holy month Ramzan. On this day Muslims wear new ...read more
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Ganesh Chaturthi - Significance

Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav is celebrated around the globe. It is a prominent festival of Maharashtrians and Konkani people. It is also celebrated in oth ...read more
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Navratri - Nine Divine Nights

Navratri festival is one of the significant festivals for Hindus, especially for Guajarati community. Navratri festival is celebrated for nine days during whi ...read more
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Importance and Celebration of Dussehra

There are two important stories behind celebration of Dussehra festival in Indian. One story is associated with Lord Ram and another is associated with Goddes ...read more
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Diwali Celebration 2011

Diwali celebration actually starts on the day of Dhanteras. In 2011 Diwali will be celebrated from 24th October to 28th October. Read on to know more about th ...read more
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26th January, Republic Day Celebrations

Republic Day is celebrated on January 26, every year in India. Though India got independence on August 15, 1947, the laws of the land were created and made pu ...read more
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Mahashivratri Festival - Significance and Celebration

Mahashivratri is celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva or Shankara. There are many mythological stories associated with the celebration of Mahashivratri in India ...read more
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Holi Festival - Significance and Celebration

Holi the festival of colours has great significance in the life of Hindus. It is a fun-filled and colourful festival which brings the whole nation together. R ...read more
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Ram Navami Festival

Ram Navami is the day on which Lord Rama was born. The festival of Ram Navami falls in the Hindu month of “Chaitra” or spring season. Ram Navami or birthd ...read more
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Teach your little one to make a kite

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Makar Sankrant

Makar Sankrant is the first Indian festival in the beginning of every year. Falling on Jan 14,  it is one of the most auspicious times as per the solar calen ...read more
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Try Unique Ways of Celebrating Holi

Celebrate Holi in unique way this time. You can make your Holi special if you celebrate it differently. At the same time you can spread happiness along with t ...read more
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Krishna Janmashtami - Lord Krishna's Birthday

Krishna Janmashtami is a day on which Lord Krishna was born to Devki and Vasudev. Krishna Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami or Gopalkala. On the occas ...read more
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Id Ul Fitr Celebration (Ramzan Id)

Id Ul Fitr is celebrated by Muslims on the last day of Ramzan or Ramadan. The meaning of Id Ul Fitr is 'festival of breaking fast'. The day of Id Ul Fitr is c ...read more
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Easter Sunday - Significance and Celebration

Easter Sunday is an auspicious day for Catholics as on this day the rebirth of Lord Jesus had taken place after his crucifixion on Friday. Catholics prepare E ...read more
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Significance of Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is the Sunday which falls immediately after Good Friday. Easter Sunday is an important day for Christians as it marks the resurrection or rebirt ...read more
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Akshaya Tritiya (Akha Teej)

Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej is one of the auspicious days for starting new ventures, making investments, purchasing gold, buying new house etc. As per Hindu ...read more
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Raksha Bandhan Gift Ideas

On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the boys find it difficult to shop and many a time do not know what to buy for their sisters. Every brother would like his ...read more
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Krishna Janmashtami 2020 – August 11 and 12

Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on 11th and 12th of August in the year 2020. Read more about its significance and celebration.
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The Independence Day of India (15th August)

India’s Independence Day is observed on 15th August. On 15th of August in the year 1947, India got freedom from British rule. Let us have a look at how we s ...read more
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Ramzan and Id-Ul-Fitr

Id-Ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month Ramzan . Ramzan Id or Id-Ul-Fitr is the major festival in the Islamic calendar. Fasting and doing good deeds are th ...read more
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Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayak Chaturthi is the birthday of Lord Ganesh. It starts with the welcoming of the Lord and ends with immersion in the sea o ...read more
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Significance Vijaya Dashami (Dussehra)

Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra is one of the major Hindu festivals that celebrates the victory of good over evil. Many legends are associated with the celebration ...read more
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Significance of Eid Ul Zuha (Bakri Eid)

Eid Ul Zuha or Bakri Eid is a festival of sacrifice in Islam religion. For believers of Islam, this festival emphasizes on the importance of sacrifice. What i ...read more
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What is Dhanteras

Dhanteras an important festival of Hindus is also known as Yamadeepdaan. It marks the beginning of the Diwali festival. The night of Dhanteras is an auspicio ...read more
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How to Do Laxmi Pujan

Find out how to do Laxmi Pujan on the occasion of Diwali. Also find the right date and timings for doing this Puja during Diwali festival.
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Children's Day in India

Children's Day is a day dedicated to all children. It is a day marked with cultural programmes and fests and competitions for children. Know about the signifi ...read more
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Significance of Diwali

Diwali is the festival of lights has a great significance for people following Hindu religion. There are many legends that indicate the significance of Diwali ...read more
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What is Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej?

Bhai Dooj which is also known as Bhau Beej celebrates the undying bond of affection between the brother and sister. It is celebrated for the peace and prosper ...read more
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What is Christmas or Xmas?

Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Do you know the meaning of Christmas? What is the essence of Christmas. Read on to know all about the celebrat ...read more
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Merry Christmas!

Christmas, one of the most widely celebrated festivals in the world. Gifts are exchanged. But many questions come to our minds about customs or rituals associ ...read more
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What is Christmas?

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