Category: Festivals

Vasant Panchami 0

Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami is a festival which is celebrated to worship Goddess Saraswati. It is also called as ‘Sri panchami’ or ‘Saraswati Panchami’. Saraswati is the Goddess of learning, wisdom, knowledge, music etc. The term...

Deepavali / Diwali: The Festival of Lights 0

Deepavali / Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Deepavali or Diwali is the most celebrated festival in Hindu tradition. It is also celebrated in Jain, Sikh and Buddhist communities. It is called as festival of lights. Deepavali is the sanskrit word which...

Navaratri Festival 0

Navaratri Festival

  Navaratri is the very auspicious Hindu festival celebrated to worship energy form of universal mother, Devi or Durga. The meaning of Nava+ratri is 9 nights in Sanskrit. The universe has been created with...

Akshaya Tritiya 0

Akshaya Tritiya

  Akshaya Tritiya is one of the auspicious days for Hindus. Akshaya means ‘never ending; or ‘eternal’. It falls on third day of the bright half (Shukla paksha Moon) of Vaisakha month. This day...

Ganesh Chaturthi 0

Ganesh Chaturthi

  Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the widely celebrated festivals in Hindu tradition. This is one such festival where everyone across religions participate and enjoy the festival. This festival is celebrated with great devotion...

Maha Shivaratri 2

Maha Shivaratri

  Shivaratri is one of the special festivals celebrated all over India and some other countries. Shiva is one such God, who is liked by all the age groups of people. It is celebrated...

Makara Sankranti 0

Makara Sankranti

  Sankranti or Pongal is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly in India and in some other countries. Makar Sankranti is celebrated as festival of harvest. Sankranti or Sankramana means ‘movement’. It is the inflection...

Dhanurmasa: Spiritual Significance 1

Dhanurmasa: Spiritual Significance

Dhanurmasa is the very auspicious one month period which has a great spiritual significance. The period starts when Sun enters Dhanu Rasi or Saggittarius sign. This period is also called Dhanur sankramana. Sun enters...