Ram Navmi

Ram Navmi, is a Hindu festival celebrating birth of Lord Ram. Lord Ram’s birth is celebrated in Rama Navmi festival. Lord Ram is believed to be seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Shri Ram Navmi is celebrated on ninth day(navmi) of chaitra month of hindu lunar year, in waxing moon (shukla paksha). This festival is celebrated … Read more

Chhath in Indian mythology

Chhath Puja

Chhath, the most important festival from Bihar finds its mention in ancient texts also. There are incidents in ancient texts which make us believe that Chhath has been observed in ancient India. Karna observed Chhath It is believed that Surya Putra Karna who was the first to start this puja. According to the legends, Karna, … Read more

Govardhan Puja

Read about 21 unknown facts of Lord Krishna Legend behind Govardhan Puja ‘Govardhan’ is a small hillock situated at ‘Braj’, near Mathura. As per  Vishnu Purana,  people of Gokul used to worship and offer prayer to Lord Indra for the rains because they believed that it was he who sent rains for their welfare.  Shri … Read more

The festival of Kartik Poornima (Kartik Purnima)

The festival of Kartik Poornima (Purnima) Though Kartik Poornima is not treated as a full-fledged festival, there are enough mythological stories which suggest that this is a very important day in hindu religion. Both moon days of the month Kartik, (full moon and no moon) are auspicious. Many will not comprehend Kartik Amavasya, as it … Read more

Festival of Chhath

The Chhath festival Chhath is a festival of reverence to the solar deity, the only festival in the world where devotees offer salutations to the setting and rising Sun. The word Chhath denotes the number six and thus the name itself serves as a reminder of this auspicious day on the festival calendar.  The festival … Read more

21 known and unknown facts about Christmas and Christmas tree

Known and Unknown facts about Christmas and Christmas tree Christmas is the grandest festival and it is celebrated across the world on 25th of December. Next day to Christmas is called Boxing day, which falls on 26th December. Christmas tree is an integral part of Christmas celebrations. All over the world, people decorate this tree with … Read more

The festival of Saraswati Puja

Sarawati Puja festival

The festival of Saraswati Puja Saraswati Puja or Vasant Panchami is the festival of scholars. On this day, goddess Saraswati is worshipped. She is considered to be the goddess of knowledge, art and music. She holds the veena ( a musical instrument) and also referred as Veena Vadini. This festival in india follows the another … Read more