Makar Sankranthi is celebrated across the globe by Hindus. The word Sankranti refers to transmigration of the sun from one constellation (Rashi) to another. Sankranthi is celebrated on the transition of the sun into the zodiac sign of Maka (Capricorn). There are 12 Rashis across the year. Sankranthi falls mostly on the same day of […]
Christmas is the most special time of the year, where we have permission to express our most noble feelings through details, caresses and kind words … A special time of approach and shared with friends and family to strengthen and nurture the bond of love and friendship.
Christmas is a time of celebration, gifts, children, joy, […]
Eid Milad Meaning
Milad Un Nabi is the day marked to celebrate the occasion of the birth of Prophet Muhammad. The term Milad (from Mawlid) refers to birthday and Eid means celebrations. The day is celebrated in most Islamic countries and also in India. The day is celebrated in the third calendar month Rabi-ul-Awwal on the […]
The festival of lights, Deepawali, is the time of goddess Lakshmi pujan and her arrival in our homes. Mother Lakshmi should be pray with her favorite flowers and dress her with her favorite clothes. Lotus and roses are dear to the mother in the flower. Food like sweets (desserts) and kheer are her favorite. Saffron […]
Bali Pratipada or Govardhan Puja (Pooja Annakut) is organized in the month of Kartik, one day after the main Diwali. The day was celebrated by Hindus as Lord Krishna defeated Lord Indra. Sometimes there may be a day difference between Diwali and Govardhan Pooja. People in the order of making cereal food in the form […]
The festival of Dhanteras is celebrated as a five-day Diwali celebration all over India. Dhanteras is a form of the word ‘Dhan’, which means wealth and ‘thiras’, which means ‘terahve’ i.e. 13th, hence it is the festival celebrated on the thirteenth moon day of the Krishna side in the Kartik month (October-November) of the Hindus, […]
Diwali is a festival of lights; it is a five-day festival. The fifth day or the last day of Diwali is celebrated as “Bhai Duj”. In 2018, Bhai Dooj is on Friday, 9 November. Bhai Dooj is celebrated the next day after the new moon day. This is the day on which sisters prays for […]
What is Diwali or Deepawali?
The word Deepawali is derived from 2 words of Sanskrit “deep” and “awli”. “Deep” means the lamp and the meaning of the “awli” is series or an arrangement of something in continuous line. In this way Deepawali means a line or series of the lamps.
Diwali or Deepawali is the main festival of Hindus […]