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Maha Navami

Maha Navami

What is Maha Navami? Maha Navami is celebrated a day before Vijayadashami, an important festival of Hindus. It is celebrated for ten days and honors female deities. Dussehra or Navratri is celebrated throughout India. People in different parts of India celebrate it...

Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami

Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami

What is Durga Ashtami Pooja? Mother Durga is the incarnation of Goddess Shakti. The eighth day of Navratri is known as Durga Ashtami Pooja. This festival is also known as Astra Pooja, which denotes a festival for all weapons. This day is also known as Vira Ashtami,...

Tulsidas Jayanti

Tulsidas Jayanti

What is Tulsidas Jayanti? Saint Tulsidas is one of the renowned saints of the Hindu pantheon whose devotion and piety towards Lord Rama was legendary. Saint Tulsidas lived between 1497 and 1623 AD. Tulsidas Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Saint...

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

What is Valmiki Jayanti? Sage Valmiki is regarded as the first poet of Sanskrit literature. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Valmiki Jayanti. It is celebrated on Ashwin Purnima as per the Hindu lunar calendar, which corresponds to the month of October. His works...

Hariyali Teej

Hariyali Teej

What is Hariyali Teej? Hariyali Teej is a Monsoon Festival, celebrated in the states of Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana by married women. It is celebrated during the month of Shravan (August – September). The word Hariyali means Green....

Chaitra Navaratri Pooja

Chaitra Navaratri Pooja

What is Chaitra Navratri Pooja? Navaratri is a festival which is celebrated with pomp and glory in India. The word Nava means Nine, and Ratri means Night, which literally means ‘nine-nights’ and is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by Hindus. Vasanta...

Anant Chaturdashi

Anant Chaturdashi

What is Anant Chaturdashi? Lord Ganesha is an important God in the Hindu Pantheon. His significance has been enumerated across various texts and he is the prime deity to be worshipped before starting anything new. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated to commemorate the...

Ratha Saptami: Birthday of the Sun God

Ratha Saptami: Birthday of the Sun God

Ratha Saptami – Honoring the Sun God Ratha Saptami is a famous festival that is observed on the ‘Saptami’ (7th day) during the bright fortnight of the Moon (Shukla Paksha) of the month of ‘Magha’ in the Hindu calendar. In the Gregorian calendar, it falls between the...

Rama Navami Wishes

Rama Navami Wishes

About Rama Navami Rama Navami is celebrated on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight), in the Hindu month of Chaitra. The day commemorates the birth of Lord Sri Ram, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, the preserver and protector of the Universe. Sri Ram was...

Sri Rama Navami Festival

Sri Rama Navami Festival

What is Rama Navami? Rama Navami celebrates the birthday of Sri Rama, the 7th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It falls on the ninth day of Chaitra (April-May) month, which is the spring season. Observing a fast on this day is very auspicious. The aim of the fast is to...