Bhishma chose his date of death after MAKAR SANKRANTI

BHISHMA PITAMAH The death anniversary of Bhishma Pitamah is observed during Magha Shukla Ashtami. The day is known as Bhishma Ashtami and indisputably the death anniversary of Bhishma Pitamah. According to the legend associated with the day, Bhishma waited for 58 days before leaving his body. Bhishma Pitamah left his body on the auspicious day […]

Facts about Lohri

The word Lohri is also believed to have an origin from the word regional word ‘loh’ which means warmth and light of fire. According to some beliefs, Lohri was considered to be Holika’s sister who survived with Prahlad, while Holika got burnt in the fire. Lohri is considered to be a very important festival for […]