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 Christmas celebration in India
When we talk about celebrating Christmas in India in a grand way, we think of places like Goa and Pu..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 12/12/2018 4:39:46 AM
By : Shreya Shetty
 Kumbhalgarh Festival
I have seen many articles about this festival on internet. What is the festival all about? Does this..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 12/14/2018 4:33:05 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Mahavirji Fair Rajasthan
This is one of the famous festivals and fairs of the Jain followers with a rich history. What is the..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 12/4/2018 4:17:47 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Wangala Festival
I came to know that this is a harvest festival among the tribals that is celebrated with much pomp. ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/8/2018 4:42:26 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Pushkar Fair
Often regarded as world`s largest fair, based on the variety of items being traded here Pushkar fair..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/27/2018 4:29:35 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Deepavali
Deepavali or Diwali is around the corner. How is your town village or you and your family geared to ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 12/11/2018 3:49:28 AM
By : Maniam PS
 Significance of Choti Diwali
What is Choti Diwali? Why does it have some kind of paranormal concepts attached with it?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 11/8/2018 4:18:51 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Dhanteras
What is the significance of Dhanteras? What is the myth associated behind this festival and does thi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 11/12/2018 3:40:36 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Different types of Dussehra Celebration
Dussehra is a festival that is celebrated throughout India in great fervour. However the festival of..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 10/25/2018 5:17:53 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 Nava Durga
We all know about Goddess Durga as the annihilator of evil powers in the form of Mahisasur Mardini ...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 10/23/2018 5:18:36 AM
By : Aman Saxena
 Significance of Mahalaya
What is the significance of Mahalaya in Durga Puja? How is it related to the festival?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 10/29/2018 5:34:31 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Tarnetar Fair
This fair is very popular in Gujarat and more so among the different tribes settled in the Western p..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 10/5/2018 1:46:20 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Muharram and the concept of Ashura
Why a section of the Islam followers mourn the day of Muharram? Can anyone tell me the concept of As..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 10/22/2018 5:52:10 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Eco Friendly Ganesha
Every year immersion of Ganesh idol leads to millions and tonnes of plastic pollution in the ocean a..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/24/2018 5:11:09 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Janmashtami Bhog
I have heard since childhood that 56 types of dishes are prepared to worship Lord Krishna on Janmash..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 9/14/2018 5:25:37 AM
By : Sophia James
 Bonderam Festival
Bonderam Festival is a very popular one in South India. This festival has a rich history and custom ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 9/4/2018 5:48:45 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 First Speech on Independence Day
Very few of us might even know that the first speech delivered by our first Prime minister of Indepe..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 8/24/2018 5:43:30 AM
By : Aman Saxena
 Nabakalebara
I came to know about this ritual that has some mythical and religious significance to it. It is some..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 8/1/2018 5:17:53 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Origin of Ramadan and its Significance
I want to know about the origin of Ramadan. Also the purpose of this month long fast and discipline ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 7/26/2018 5:44:16 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Kalpataru Utsav
This festival is celebrated to commemorate the divine tree that grants all wishes. I have heard that..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/18/2018 3:10:55 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 International Sand Art Festival
International Sand Art Festival organised by the Odisha Tourism Department on the renowned Chandrabh..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/4/2018 3:50:24 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Christmas
Christmas is around the corner. Is there any special or unique way India celebrate this Christian fe..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 2/7/2018 4:15:02 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Sonepur Fair
I have heard so much about Sonepur fair held in Bihar. Is this really a month long fair and is suppo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/9/2017 4:27:32 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 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 Star4On : 12/8/2017 4:17:40 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 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 Star4On : 12/7/2017 4:06:29 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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 Star5On : 12/5/2017 5:48:16 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
 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
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