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Eid-Al-Adha Mubarak ! September 13, 2016 10:55

Bakrid is one of the most popular festivals celebrated by the Muslims all over the world where it is known as Eid-Al-Adha. Animals like goat, sheep, cow or camel are sacrificed on this day. It…

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Rakhi: The Festival of Siblings August 18, 2016 13:49

Raksha Bandhan also called Rakhi Purnima or Rakhi or "Rakhri" is an Indian and Nepali festival. The same festival is also celebrated as Janai Purnima in hilly regions of Nepal.It is a festival which depicts…

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Sri Rama Navami celebrations April 15, 2016 12:30

On the occasion of the birth of Lord Rama, Sri Rama Navami is celebrated every year on Navami Tithi, during Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. Rama was believed to be born during Madhyahna period (middle…

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Ugadi - Everything you need to know April 07, 2016 13:15

Popularly known as the new year of the Telugu people across the world, along with the Telugu states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Ugadi will be celebrated every year.However, the people who live in the north…

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Holi: Colours and concerns March 23, 2016 11:05

Commemorating the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness named Holika, the Holi festival has good significance in the country. This was enabled through unwavering devotion to…

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3 reasons to celebrate Maha Shivaratri March 07, 2016 12:21

Maha Shivaratri, the night of the worship of Lord Shiva, occurs on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the Phalguna month (in North India) and in Magha month (in…

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Christmas tree: Which is better? A real or fake? December 24, 2015 16:32

While many are concerned about the gifts, buying clothes and many more for the Christmas, a few would be surrounded around the thoughts of deciding a tree, from the two options – Natural and Artificial.…

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Deepavali delights November 10, 2015 13:29

Among the several Hindu festivals, Diwali or Deepavali is the biggest and the brightest one. Deepavali, being the four days of celebration, is identified as the festival of lights and when the name is dealt,…

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Navaratri and its significance October 13, 2015 15:12

Navaratri, the name itself indicates that, it is celebrated for nine days, in dedication to goddess Durga, who is believed to be the combination of goddesses, Laxmi, Parvati and Saraswati, who are further called as…

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Vinayak Chathurthi - festival to remove obstacles August 22, 2015 17:43

Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated in honour of the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed, remover of obstacles and the god of prosperous beginnings and wisdom. The festival, is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting…

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Guru - Igniting the light of knowledge July 31, 2015 14:04

The full moon day in the month of Ashadha (June-July) is celebrated as Guru Poornima. The day is to honor the ancient lineage of enlightened beings who have graced the world with their presence, imparting…

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Ramadan the holy month of fasting and prayers starts on 18 June June 17, 2015 11:34

Ramadan the holy month of Muslims starts from 18th June. The month of fasting for 1.6 billion Muslims around the world. It is the period of prayer and fasting. The holy month helps to understand…

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