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  • Apara Ekadashi

    Apara Ekadashi is a fasting day for Hindus that is observed on the ‘ekadashi’ (11th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight of moon) in the Hindu month of ‘Jyeshtha’. It corresponds to the m.....
    Updated on : 30/05/2019
  • Lord Parashurama ( 6 'th incarnation of Lord Vishnu)

    Parashurama is the sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism. He is the son of Renuka and one of the saptarishis, Jamadagni. He lived during the last Treta and Dvapara Yugas and is one of the Chiranjivi (im.....
    Updated on : 07/05/2019
  • Matsya Jayanti

    The festival of Matsya Jayanti is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Lord Matsya, who is said to be the very first manifestation of Lord Vishnu in the form of Fish, during the Satya Yuga. The 'Ma.....
    Updated on : 08/04/2019
  • Chaitra Navratri

    Chaitra Navratri is a nine day festival during which Maa Durga is worshipped. Maa Durga is the divine mother and bestows her blessings on all her devotees and bless them with happiness, abundance and.....
    Updated on : 05/04/2019
  • Holi- the festival of colors

    Holi is one of the major festivals of India and is celebrated on different dates every year. This great Indian festival is observed at the end of the winters in the month of March after the full Moon.....
    Updated on : 20/03/2019
  • Maharishi Valmiki

    Maharishi Valmiki is revered as Adi Kavi, the first poet, author of Ramayana, the first epic poem. Valmiki was born as Agni Sharma to a brahmin named Pracheta (also known as Sumali) of Bhrigu gotra. .....
    Updated on : 24/10/2018
  • Kalparambha

    Kalparambha ritual is conducted on Shashti tithi. The festival of Durga Puja starts in the Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. Devotees offer prayers to their ancestors at the river banks, a ritual called.....
    Updated on : 15/10/2018
  • Lord Vishwakarma

    Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated on the day of Bhadra Sankranti which is the last day of the Bengali month Bhadra. It usually falls on 17th September every year. Lord Vishwakarma is remembered on the .....
    Updated on : 17/09/2018
  • Maha Shivaratri - the day of convergence of divine powers of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti

    This is one of the most important legends related to the festival of Mahashivaratri. It tells us how Lord Shiva got married Shakti, his divine consort for the second time. According to legend of Shiv.....
    Updated on : 12/02/2018
  • Bhishma Ashtami

    Bhishma Ashtami falls during the Uttarayan, the holy half of the year when the sun is in its northward movement. Since Bhishma wished to die during Uttarayan, he chose to remain on the bed of arrows .....
    Updated on : 25/01/2018