Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world
Guru Nanak Jayanti ranks among the popular festivals in India. It is celebrated to mark the birth of Guru Nanak Sahib and is celebrated with great zeal in the state of Punjab where the Sikh religion is widely prevalent. Punjabi communities in other states also celebrate the festival. The birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib mostly […]
Bali Pratipadā is the fourth day of Deepavali, the Hindu festival of lights. It is celebrated in honour of the notional return of the-king Bali to earth. Bali Padyami falls in the Gregorian calendar months October–November.
Naraka Chaturdashi is a Hindu festival, which falls on Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Ashweeja. It is the second day of the five-day-long festival of Diwali. The Hindu literature narrates that the asura Narakasura was killed on this day by Krishna, Satyabhama and Kali.
Navratri, the nine-day long festival, is celebrated across India during the autumn season. The festival begins with Ghatasthapana also known as Kalashsthapana, a traditional ritual that symbolises the commencement of the occasion for nine-days.
Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha. A ten-day festival, it starts on the fourth day of Hindu Lunisolar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar.
Pola is a bull-respecting festival celebrated by farmers mainly in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra,Northern parts of Telangana as Polala Amavasya. On the day of Pola, the farmers decorate and respect their bulls. Pola falls on the day of the Pithori Amavasya (the new moon day) in the month of Shravana.
Sri Krishna Jayanti marks the celebration of the birth of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Lord Sri Krishna was born on the ‘Rohini’ nakshatram (star) on Ashtami day. The festival Sri Krishna Jayanti is also known as Gokulashtami and Janmashtam.