Diwali

Diwali is the most important Hindu Festival. It is an official holiday in countries like India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Nepal, Mauritius, Tobago, Fiji, Suriname etc. Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists also celebrate it along with Hindus. It is festival of lights and is also known as Deepavali. This year, it is on […]

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Durga Puja

Durga Puja, also known as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav is a Hindu Festival in South Asia that celebrated the Worship of Hindu Goddess Durga. It includes 6 days of celebration; Mahalaya, Shasthi, Saptami, Mahaa-Ashtami, Mahaa-nabami, and Dashmi (Vijayadashmi). This festival marks the great victory of Goddess Durga over the Buffalo demon […]

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5 places that offer the best and distinct Durga Puja Celebration

few places have their own style of celebrating the triumph of this Goddess of Shakti over the buffalo-demon or the defeat of Rashash King Ravana by Lord Rama; perhaps a mix-of both with a further detailing that narrates the tradition, beliefs and practices of the land.

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Guru Purnima: Travel is the best teacher.

Guru Purnima is a national festival which is dedicated to all the Gurus.  It is celebrated all over India. It is the time to remember all the Gurus that helped you to achieve what you wanted. Guru means the one who removes darkness. Gurus are worshiped next to God. Guru […]

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Jagannath Rath Yatra

Jagannath Rath Yatra is one of the largest and most celebrated festivals of India. It is an eight day long festival that happens at the renowned Jagannatha Temple in Puri, Odisha. It is celebrated on Ashad Shukla Dwitiya. It is the oldest, grandest and most visited Rath Yatra taking place […]

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Festivals of Uttrakhand

Since the people of Uttarakhand belong to diverse ethnic, cultural and religious background, the festivals celebrated here are also distinct and have a blend of all the beautiful cultures. People here belong to the hills and mountains and are lovingly referred as “pahaari”. This is one of the major reasons […]

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