Important Fesitivals

Deepawali or Diwali is the biggest of all Hindu festivals.

  Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It's the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that's marked by four days of celebration, which...

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Important festival dates of 2014

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Marghazi Moolam     1-Jan-14 Vaikuntha Ekadashi     11-Jan-14 Bhogi/ Lohri     13-Jan-14 Makara Sankranti /Thai Pongal     14-Jan-14 Kanumu     15-Jan-14 Pushya Purnima     15-Jan-14 Thai Poosam     17-Jan-14 Thyagaraja Aradhana     21-Jan-14 Sattila Ekadashi  ...

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Holi / Holika Dahan

Holika Dahan :  Holika Dahan is celebrated by burning Holika, the devil. For many traditions in Hinduism, Holi celebrates the death of Holika in order to save Prahlad, and thus Holi gets its name. In olden days, people use to contribute...

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Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri : Maha Shivratri is celebrated on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Hindu calendar month Maagha which falls in February or March as per the Gregorian calendar. Alternate common spellings include Sivaratri, Shivaratri, Sivarathri, and Shivarathri. It marks the convergence...

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Sheetla Ashtami

Sheetla Ashtami is celebrated during the spring season in the month of March or the beginning of April, right after seven days of Holi.   Sheetla Mata is commonly called the goddess of small pox. Sheetla Devi Temple is situated at Gurgaon village,...

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