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Festivals

Mahalakshmi Vrata

Introduction: The sacred day dedicated to goddess Mahalakshmi that is known as ‘Mahalakshmi Vrata’ or ‘Varalakshmi Vratha’. This ritualistic practice is performed by men and women, preferably married, on...
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Maha Shivaratri

Introduction: The holy Hindu festival ‘Maha Shivaratri’ is the day dedicated to lord Shiva in the reverence of whom numerous devotees keep fasting while offering the blossoms of their...
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Vishwakarma Pooja

Introduction: The pious occasion of ‘Vishwakarma Pooja’ is a moment to admire and offer the blossoms of reverence before the divine architect, engineer, carpenter and mechanic called ‘Vishwakarma’ who...
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Dhanteras

Introduction: The auspicious eve signifying enhancement of wealth called ‘Dhanteras’ triggers the annual grand festival of Hindus, i.e. Diwali. The celebration lasts for five days in India with their...
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Chhath

Introduction: The sacred day dedicated to the ultimate source, i.e. the Sun, of life to the earth is an ancient Vedic festival called Chhath which is also celebrated as...
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