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Anant Chaturdashi

15th September 2016 It is a day for worshipping the God Ganesha. A day-long fast is observed along with the offerings of fruits, sweets and flowers to Lord Ganesha. A thread which is colored in turmeric paste and having 14 knots i...

Shri Krishna Janmashtami

The eighth day of the Bhadrapad’s Krishna Paksha is celebrated at Krishna Janmashtami. This year it is on 25 August, 2016. Krishna Janmastami is the birthday of Lord Krishna. The day is celebrated by observing the fast since...

Rakhi 2016

Rakhi 2016 – The festivals of India portray celebrations. Rakhi 2016 – The festivals of India portray celebration of relationships, their belonging and oneness. A very special festival Raksha Bandhan is the celebration...

Sawan Shivaratri 2016

The Birth night of God” – Shivratri is also known as Shiv Jayanti. Shivratri is the greatest and darkest night of the month. On this night, Shivji and Parvati tied the knot and became “One”.Thus, it is a si...

Sawan Shivratri

Shivratri which falls under the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of the Sawan month is known as Sawan Shivratri. It is also called as Shravana Shivratri. According to Hindu calendar, Sawan Shivratri gives desired fruits, money, luck, pr...

Diwali 2016 – A Carnival of Lights

Diwali is one of the biggest Hindu festivals, which is celebrated throughout India on the new moon. It falls on the fifteenth day of the Kartika, or Ashwin (october/november) month. It is performed in Indian communities all over t...