21st October 2017 Bhau-beej

Bhau-Beej is a festival celebrated by Hindus of India and Nepal on the last day of the five-day-long Diwali or Tihar festival. This is the second day of the bright…
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20th October 2017 Bali Pratipada

Bali Pratipada (Diwali Padwa) is the third day of Deepavali. It is celebrated in honour of the notional return of the demon(Daitya)-king Bali to earth. It is also called the…
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19th October 2017 Lakshmi Puja

Lakshmi Puja is a Hindu religious festival that falls on Amavasya, the third day of Diwali. Adherents show reverence to the Goddess Lakshmi by placing small oil lamps or candles…
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18th October 2017 Naraka Chaturdashi

Naraka Chaturdashi (also known as Naraka Nivaran Chaturdashi) is a Hindu festival, which falls on Chaturdashi (14th day) of the Krushna Paksha of the Ashvin month, which is the second…
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17th October 2017 Dhanatrayodashi

On Dhanatrayodashi (or Dhanteras ), Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped to provide prosperity and well being. Dhanatrayodashi holds special significance for the business community due to the customary purchases of precious…
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23rd November 2018 Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Gurpurab, also known as Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Jayanti, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. This is one of the most…
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8th October 2017 Sankashti Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi, also known as Sankata Hara Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This day is observed in every Lunar month of Hindu calendar month on the…
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5th October 2017 Kojagiri Purnima

Kojagiri Purnima/Sharad Purnima/Ashwin Purnima, will fall on the full moon night. Kojagiri Purnima Puja is celebrated in whole of India with different names. In bengal it is celebrated as Sharad…
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2nd October 2017 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence. His birthday, 2 October, is commemorated as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday.
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1st October 2017 Muharram

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is one of the four sacred months of the year. The word "Muharram" means "forbidden". It is held to be…
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30th September 2017 Vijayadashami/Dussehra

Vijayadashami also known as Dussehra is an important Hindu festival celebrated in a variety of ways. "Dussehra" is derived from Sanskrit; Dasha-hara is a form of Dashanan ravan ("Ravana's defeat").…
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