Category: festivals

Chaitra Navratri 2021

Navratri festival is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm and pomp and show in India. It is celebrated twice a year. Do you know why it is celebrated? What story is related to it?...

Significance of Hanuman Jayanti

There is a special relevance of Lord Hanuman’s Jayanti, who also happens to be the dearest devotee of Lord Rama. As per the Hindu Calendar, the festival is celebrated during Chaitra Purnima. On this...

Hanuman Jayanti 2021

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated twice a year. The first celebration will take place on Tuesday, 27 April 2021. Those who are not aware of this should know that the first Hanuman Jayanti to be...

Good Friday 2021

Good Friday is a Christian festival celebrated in all the Christian countries of the world. It is also observed by the Christian population of India. This is thought to the day on which Jesus...

Kalashtami

Kala Ashtami is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Bhairav and is observed every Hindu lunar month on the ‘Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi’ (8th day during the waning phase of the moon). The ‘Ashtami...

Sheetala Ashtami

Sheetala Ashtami is also known as ‘Basoda Puja’ and is a popular Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Sheetala. It is observed on the ‘Ashtami (8th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight of...

Sheetala Saptami

Sheetala Saptami is an important Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Sheetala or Sheetala Mata. It is observed twice in a year, once during the ‘Krishna Paksha Saptami’ (7th day during the waning phase of...

Cheti Chand 2021 | Sindhi Festival

Cheti Chand is an important festival celebrated by the Sindhi people of Pakistan and India. However, the date of Cheti Chand is decided based on the Hindu calendar. According to the Hindu calendar, Cheti...

Bengali New Year 2021 | Pohela Baisakh

Bengali New Year 2021 is on April 15 Thursday This is one special celebration in which all Bengalis take part. It usually falls on the 14th or 15th of April every year and is...

Onam 2021

Onam is the most revered and celebrated festival of Kerala. It is symbolic of King Mahabali’s annual home-coming as well as celebrates the Vaman avatar of Lord Vishnu. This ten-day-long festival brings in the...