Vrat and Tyohars

Barah Mahino Ke Vrat 'O' Tyohaar

Barah Mahino Ke Vrat 'O' Tyohaar : Chait Maas : 1. Amavas 2. Nai Saal 3. Navratra 4. Sri Ram Navami 5. Sri Hanuman Jayanti 6. Gangour 7. Basedho   Baisakh : 1. Buddo Basedo 2. Nrusingh Jayanti   Jaith : 1. Ganga Dushera 2. Nirjala Gyaras   Aashadh : 1. Rath yatra 2. Dev Soni Gyaras 3. Guru Purnima   Shravan : 1....

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Bhai Duj / Bhaiya Dooj

Bhai Dooj : Bhaiyya Duj is the festival that is celebrated on the fifth day of Diwali and it falls on second day after Diwali that is on 'Shukla Paksha Dwitiya' in the Hindi month of 'Kartik'. 'Dwitiya' means 'Duj' or...

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Govardhan Poojan

Govardhan Poojan :   The Fourth day of diwali festival is Govardhan or Bali Pratipada also known as Varshapratipada which marks the coronation of King Vikramaditya and Vikaram-Samvat (Hindu Calendar) was started from this Padwa day.    Govardhan Pooja is performed on this day....

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Ahoi Ashtami

Ahoi Ashtami :   Ahoi Ashtami or Ahoi athen as known in common tongue festival is specifically meant for mothers who have sons. The baniya-marwari (traders) community in Rajasthan has held on to this tradition quite religiously over centuries. In the age...

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Nava Ratra

Shri Navratri The 9 night’s festival of Navratri begins on the new moon day of Ashvina month in Hindu calendar. This nine-day period from the new moon day to the ninth day of Ashvina is considered the most auspicious time of...

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Karwa Chauth

Karwa Chauth : Karwa Chauth is a fast undertaken by married Hindu women who offer prayers seeking the welfare, prosperity, well-being, and longevity of their husbands. A married woman who observes this vrat is called ‘Saubhagyavati’ (joyous and happy state of...

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Amavasya

Amavasya :  The new moon day (all 9 hours and not just the night) is called Amavasya . The Hindu calendar is a lunar calendar. In most parts of the Indian subcontinent, the Hindu lunar month always starts on the day...

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