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 Etymology of Devi Durga
Devi Durga is greatly revered in the eastern part of India. She is believed to be the destroyer of e..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/18/2017 4:32:49 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 The Tale of Itu Puja
Itu Puja is the worship of Surya or Sun God in Agrahan month in West Bengal. The word Itu has evolve..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 11/15/2017 4:23:29 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Rash Mela
Rash Mela in West Bengal is a festival celebrating the divine love of Sri Krishna and Radha. The mon..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/12/2017 8:52:55 PM
By : Anamika Sen
 Paryushan
I heard about a religious festival in Jainism called Paryushan . It is a very stringently followed f..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/8/2017 4:29:41 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Gajan Festival
It is a regional Hindu festival of West Bengal. Gajan is celebrated in hours of Lord Shiva in differ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/25/2017 4:22:43 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Indian Festivals celebrated abroad
The Indian colour festival Holi kicked off its celebrations recently in Egypt introducing fun and jo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/13/2017 3:31:30 AM
By : Pooja Verma
 Festivals and Environment
There are many festivals in India that are celebrated in a way that harms nature. For instance every..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/4/2017 5:22:55 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Onam Festival
I have heard of Onam and its grand feast. I want to know more about this festival and in which place..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/24/2017 5:02:23 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Teej Festival
Is Teej a festival only for married women? I have heard about this festival a lot, would like to kno..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/16/2017 4:25:32 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Etymology of Ganesh Chaturthi
I have heard that this day marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha. However it is also believed that Shuk..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 9/5/2017 5:02:52 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Raksha Bandhan
Well, presently it is a festival where a sister ties a thread on her brother`s wrist to signify a bo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 8/9/2017 4:50:53 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Tulip Festival
My Nephew resides in Srinagar and informed me about the Tulip festival there. This is held every yea..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 7/29/2017 5:08:56 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Ratha Yatra of Mahesh
Ratha Yatra of Mahesh in the Srirampur, Hugli is famous in West Bengal, after the Ratha Yatra of Odi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 6/30/2017 5:04:04 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Parashurama Dwadashi
Parashurama Dwadashi is celebrated as the birth day of Lord Parashurama. I heard it from some of the..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 6/3/2017 4:02:19 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Hosting of Moatsu Mong Nagaland
Moatsu Mong is a colourful festival and marks the completion of the sowing season. But when is it ho..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 5/30/2017 5:40:31 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 How is Holi celebrated in Assam?
Do anyone know how is Holi celebration done in Assam?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star7On : 5/11/2017 5:36:35 AM
By : Bindita Sinha
 Celebration of Akshay Tritiya
Akshay Tritiya is one of the prominent festivals of Hindus and Jains celebrated in the Vaishakha mon..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star8On : 4/29/2017 4:19:00 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Holi celebration
I have heard that Vrindavan is a famous place for celebrating Holi in North India. There are differe..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 4/27/2017 2:38:42 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Delhi`s Oldest Secular Festival
I recently came to hear about this festival called `Phool Waloon Ki Sair` which is indigenous to the..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 4/19/2017 5:20:21 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Community New Year
The upcoming Solar New Year 2017 marks the beginning of year for Bengalis. This happens to be the Ba..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 4/19/2017 5:03:28 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Island Tourism Festival 2017
Among Andaman and Nicobar Islands major tourist attractions count Island Tourism Festival, a 10-day ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 4/18/2017 3:55:01 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
 Gudi Padwa
The festival of Gudi Padwa is right around. I am new in Mumbai and I am very inquisitive to know tha..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 4/10/2017 5:23:20 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Ram Navami
I came to know about the grandeur in which this festival is celebrated from one of my friends who st..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 4/6/2017 5:21:55 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Concept of Demon
The concept of demon is still not clear to many of us. In Hindu mythology the demon king Mahishasura..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star7On : 3/14/2017 1:32:12 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Ganga Sagar Mela- 2nd Biggest Religious Gathering
Did anyone know that Gangasagar Mela is the second biggest religious gathering after Kumbh Mela? I a..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 3/13/2017 3:08:20 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Tribal /Folk celebrations of MahaShivratri
im writing a paper on the above and need research material on how various Tribals Hindus celebrate M..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 2/25/2017 4:08:19 AM
By : Sophia James
 A distinct but threatened tradition
Ramman is the unique religious festival celebrated in the form of ritual theatre of the Garhwal Hima..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/3/2017 4:03:36 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Rann Utsav
Rann Utsav that continues from November to February is an amalgamation of culture, tradition, nature..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/28/2016 4:00:26 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Jagaddhatri Puja
One of the important festivals celebrated mainly in the Hooghly district of West Bengal is Jagaddhat..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/24/2016 4:08:11 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 Bhagvata Mela in Melattur
Melattur is a quiet village in Kerala, a relevant state when it comes to folk dance dramas. It is on..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/19/2016 3:52:00 AM
By : Shreya Shetty
 Legends of Navaratri
There are several legends associated with the celebration of Navaratri. Sorrowfully many of us are u..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 11/18/2016 3:11:31 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Diwali Crackers
Diwali is knocking on our doors and we re already engaged in its preparations. Fire crackers in Diwa..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 11/17/2016 4:02:42 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Krishna Janmashtami
Krishna Janmashtami is one of the most awaited and enthusiastically celebrated festivals in our coun..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/28/2016 4:30:53 AM
By : Mansi Kapoor
 Pujas Atmosphere in Kolkata
I have heard that Navratri and Durga Puja are the most vibrant time of the year in Kolkata. Having h..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star8On : 10/25/2016 5:11:35 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Losar Festival of Ladakh
When we hear of Ladakh we only think about the picturesque hills and mountains along with the ever s..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 10/24/2016 5:04:48 AM
By : Sophia James
 Importance of Akshaya Tritiya
Can anyone explain in detail the mythology and importance of Akshaya Tritiya? And also the importanc..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 6/7/2016 5:38:34 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Nalangu
Can anybody please explain what `Nalangu` is???..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star7On : 6/2/2016 5:31:25 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 How is Holi celebrated in different regions?
One of the greatest and most joyous festivals in India, Holi is celebrated with much fanfare by the ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 4/2/2016 4:47:12 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Ekamra Utsav
Ekamra Utsav is one of the major festivals of Bhubaneswar held to promote the cultural heritage of O..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 3/24/2016 1:21:25 AM
By : Mansi Kapoor
 Safety Measures for Fairs
India is a land of fairs and festivals, every month there is festival with fair held at different re..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 3/19/2016 12:47:08 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Republic Day
Can any one tell me the importance of republic day?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 3/9/2016 11:58:16 PM
By : Aman Saxena
 Vinayak Chaturthi
According to Hindu scriptures Chaturthi Tithi belongs to Lord Ganesha. The Chaturthi after Amavasya ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 3/8/2016 11:36:36 PM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Vasant Panchami
Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge music arts science and techn..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 3/4/2016 2:14:45 AM
By : Aman Saxena
 Kanduri Festival
What is the significance of Kanduri festival? Where and when is it celebrated?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 3/1/2016 12:25:10 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Bhut Chaturdashi
Bhut Chaturdashi is a Hindu Festival that is celebrated on the second day of Diwali. This is also kn..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 2/14/2016 11:18:46 PM
By : Aman Saxena
 Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi
Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi is here and its time to celebrate. It is time to remember the teachings of the P..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 2/6/2016 4:55:00 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Pithe Puli Utsav
Poush Parbon being a three day affair of Bengalis a variety of pitha is prepared. Pithe is a famous ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/28/2016 2:47:09 AM
By : Suchismita
 Chhath Puja 2015
The Sun God `Surya`, the god of energy and of the life-force is worshiped during the Chhath Puja to ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 1/28/2016 2:17:27 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Makar Sankranti
Makar Sankranti is one of the highly auspicious days in a Hindu calendar and the day is dedicated to..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 1/25/2016 2:33:54 AM
By : Suchismita
 Celebration of Our Republic Day
Republic Day is presently celebrated with great pomp and is observed at many historical sights like ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 1/23/2016 3:50:19 AM
By : Suchismita
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