Parshuram Jayanti and Akshay Tritiya

Parshuram avatar of Lord Vishnu

Parshuram Jayanti festival and Akshay Tritiya Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Vishnu is the epitome of valour and devotion  towards parents. Once his father, Jamadagni got angry with his wife Renuka and ordered Parshuram to murder her. Parshuram obeyed him and killed his mother. Contented with his act Jamadagni asked his son to ask for … Read more

The festival of Mahashivaratri

Lord Shiiva and Devi Parvati

Mahashivaratri festival Lord Shiva, the god of destruction from the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh is worshipped on this festival. This day falls in the month of falgun, fourteenth day of krishna paksha, as per the hindi calendar. How puja is performed? On this day,devotees visit the Shiva temples in their area. They bath … Read more

Diwali Celebrations

Diwali festival, the festival of lights During the second part of the year, Indians celebrate a lot of important festivals with zeal and vigour. During this period, Navratra, Dusshera and Diwali are celebrated. Diwali is one of them, which holds a very auspicious place in Hindu festivals. In most parts of India, Diwali is celebrated … Read more

Diwali festival

The festival of Diwali Diwali or Deepawali is one of the most celebrated and important festivals of Hindus. This festival is celebrated across india on the day of Amavasya (no moon). Series of festivals are celebrated during diwali. The festival starts with Dhanteras on which most business communities begin their financial year. The second day of … Read more

Festivals celebrated by Muslims

Muslim festivals Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Zuha are the most important events observed by Muslims. Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, and is a festival of great celebration. In Islamic countries it is a public holiday. The festival begins when the first sight of the new moon is seen in the sky. Eid ul … Read more