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Saraswati Puja on “Vasant Panchami”

Vasant Panchami is a holy festival celebrated among all Indians. Vasant Panchami is also known as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami. On Vasant Panchami, people worship Godess Saraswati. The Goddess Saraswathi is considered as the God of knowledge, [...]

Makara Sankranthi

Makara Sankranthi is an Indian festival celebrated on the occasion of “Makara Sankramanam”. Makara Sankranam means, on this day the sun will enter in to Makara Rashi. This is considered as a holy occasion by Indians as the Hindu [...]

Datta Jayanti on 16’th december – 2013, A brief Story of Lord “Dattatreya”

Datta Jayanti, is the birth day of Lord Dattatreya said to be a Trimurthi avatar, viz., Lord Sri Maha Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma, Combined. The celebrations are done on the Full moon day of Margashira masam (Generally happen to be month of December/January [...]

Ganeshotsav celebrations: Tips on tackling disaster given to Ganpati volunteers

The BMC’s disaster management cell conducted day-long session at worli. The cell in the first kind of initiative gave comprehensive training programme to Ganesh mandal volunteers. The cell taught them how to directly and indirectly to [...]

Maharashtra state government allows loudspeakers till midnight for Ganesh Utsav

During the 10-day Ganesh festival starting from September 19, BJP MLA Madhuri Misal has requested state government to allow public to play loud speakers till midnight indicating a Supreme Court ruling in this regard. He also requested for extension [...]

Magh Bihu

Magh Bihu also known as Bhogali Bihu is the harvest festival of Assam. This is celebrated during the period of Makar Sankranti and is dedicated to the worship of the Sun God .In Assam the Sankranti feasting continues for a week . During Magh [...]

Lord Malayappa goes hunting during Sankranti

The Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams have a unique ritual during Sankranti. Lord Malayappa Swamy who is the utsava murthi in Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple is taken into the nearby thick forests of the temple town in the form of a King Hunter and [...]

Khichdi Parv in Uttar Pradesh

Khichdi Parv is celebrated as Makar Sankranti in Uttar Pradesh and other parts of North India. In some places it is also known as Kicheri. This festival marks the transition of the Sun into the Makara rashi. In the year 2013, this falls on January [...]

International Kite festival during Uttarayan in Gujarat

Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Uttarayan in Gujarat. This festival is dedicated to the Sun god and is a grand celebration for the Hindu community. In Gujarat, during Uttarayan, the International Kite Festival is organised every year on this [...]

Trees great hurdle for ganpati mandals in Ganeshotsav

Most of the Pandals and Mandals in major and minor cities and towns involve in making or purchasing the Ganesh idols. Those making the Ganesh idols at their installation site don’t have any problems related to bringing the Ganesh idols but [...]