Category: festivals

Chhath Puja: Do’s and Don’ts

The four-day-long festival of Chhath will begin on Monday. Celebrated after Diwali, mostly by people belonging to Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, Chhath involves the offering of ‘Arghya’ by fasting women to the Sun...

Chhath Puja 2021

After Diwali, the festival of Chhath is taking over the country by storm. Despite being a regional festival, the excitement of Chhath Puja can be experienced in every corner of the country. Chhath Puja...

Bhai dooj 2021

Bhaiya dooj, Bhai teeka, bhaubeej, Bhai phonta, Bhai Dooj is a festival celebrated in Hinduism. It falls on the second day of Diwali or the day after Govardhan/Vishkarma day. Bhai dooj celebrates the bond...

SitalSasthi

SitalSasthi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is celebrated on the sixth day of the waxing or the dark fortnight of the Hindu Lunisolar month...

Dos and Don’ts for Dhanteras 2021

Dhanteras marks the beginning of the five-day Diwali festival. Celebrated one or two days before the major Diwali festival, Dhanteras falls on the thirteenth day of the waning phase of the lunar month in...

Dhanteras 2021

Dhanteras or’ Dhantrayodashi’ as it is popularly known is an auspicious Hindu festival that is celebrated as the first day of the grand Diwali festivities. It is observed on the trayodashi tith of the...

Mandala Puja 2021

Mandala Puja is an important ritual observed at the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala. The day of Mandala Puja marks the end of the 41 days long austerity known as Mandala Kalam that is...

Govatsa Dwadashi

Govatsa Dwadashi is a unique Hindu festival that is dedicated to worshipping the cows as a thanksgiving gesture for their help in sustaining human life. It is also popularly known as ‘Nandini Vrat’ and...

Rama Ekadashi 2021

Rama Ekadashi is one of the important Ekadashi fasts observed in the Hindu culture. It falls on the ‘Ekadashi of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight of moon) during the Hindu month of ‘Kartik’....