Category: festivals

Valentine’s Day 2023

Valentine’s Day is a memorable one. Whether you spend it with your special person or alone, there is so much to look forward to. A seven-day celebration is a sure romantic time for someone...

Jaya Ekadashi

Jaya Ekadashi is a fasting practice that is observed on the ‘ekadashi’ tithi during the Shukla Paksha (the bright fortnight of moon) in the month of ‘Magh’ in the Hindu calendar. If you follow...

Basant Panchami 2023

Basant Panchami 2023

The festival of Basant Panchami (Hindi: बसंत पंचमी, Gujarati: વસંતપંચમી, Punjabi: ਬਸੰਤ ਪੰਚਮੀ) or Vasant Panchami is also known as ‘Saraswati Panchami’ or ‘Shri Panchami’ is a popular festival in India. On this day...

Bhishma Ashtami 2023

Bhishma Ashtami or ‘Bhishmashtami’ is a Hindu festival dedicated to ‘Bhishma’ of the great Indian epic ‘Mahabharata’. It is believed that Bhishma, also known as ‘Ganga Putr Bhism’ or ‘Bhishma Pitamaha’ departed from his...

Pongal 2023

Pongal is a harvest festival which is celebrated in Tamil Nadu for four days. It is the most popular festival and is mainly celebrated in the southern states of India four days to devote...

Shat Tila Ekadashi

Shat Tila Ekadashi is observed on the 11th day of the Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) during the month of ‘Magh’ in the Hindi calendar and in the Gregorian calendar the date...

Magha Purnima 2023

According to Hindu tradition, Purnima is an important day, religiously and scientifically. The Moon symbolizes the mind, tranquility, coolness, spirituality, etc. Hence The Magha Purnima is also utilized for engaging in many forms of...

Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2023

Many famous poets and religious gurus who have contributed a great deal of knowledge and wisdom to the world lived during the height of the Bhakti movement, which was prevalent between the 15th and...

Basant Panchami 2023

India celebrates the grandeur of the natural environment through festivals. Among them is Basant Panchami. In the southern states, people celebrate this holiday as Sri Panchami. However, in northern India, the occasion is Basant...

Makar Sankranti 2023

Across the country, people celebrate Makar Sankranti every year with great pomp. Unlike most Hindu festivals, which depend on the Moon’s changing position and the lunar calendar, Makar Sankranti 2023 date and timing also...