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Vishu

Introduction: Hindu festival Vishu is celebrated with bandwagon in the south Indian states, such as Kerala, Tulungadu including Mangalore and Udupi districts. The grandeur of this festival evokes synonymous features...
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Vasant Panchmi

Introduction: The festival of kites namely ‘Vasant Panchmi’ is a significant festival of Sikhs and Hindus. Other names of the festival:  Saraswati Puja (in eastern part of India), Shree...
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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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Hanuman Jayanti

Introduction: The birth anniversary of lord Rama’s ardent devotee Hanuman is celebrated as ‘Hanuman Jayanti’ all over India. This devotee of Rama was a Vanara-Raj (Monkey King) whose unflinching...
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Nag Panchami

Introduction: Religious aspects are boundless so as the diverse festive occasions are, specifically in India since it is a land of diversity where zillions inhabitants live with harmony, respect...
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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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Akshaya Tritiya

Introduction: Hindu festival ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ is a pious ceremony symbolizing the birth anniversary of lord Parshurama (the 6th incarnation of lord Vishnu). The day is also believed to be...
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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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