Month: August 2014

Shubh Ganesh Chaturthi!

Shubh Ganesh Chaturthi!

This is one of the biggest festivals in the Hindu calendar. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in honor of Lord Ganesha – The God of wisdom. It is believed that Lord Ganesha, son of Shiva and Parvati showers his blessings on devotees on this day.

Shubh Janmashtami!

Shubh Janmashtami!

  Krishna Janmashtami also called Gokulashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, an avatar of the Hindu deity Vishnu. Janmashtami celebrations take place at midnight since Lord Krishna was said to be born then. The idol of Lord Krishna is bathed, adorned in new clothes and jewellery, placed in a cradle and worshiped.

Celebrating Raksha Bandhan!

Celebrating Raksha Bandhan!

Raksha Bandhan is a festival primarily observed in North India, which celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters. The festival is observed to celebrate brotherhood and love.

Happy Friendship Day!

Happy Friendship Day!

Friendship Day started off in 1935. This day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of August. This is the time to reunite with old friends whom we have lost touch with and celebrate those special moments we have spent together.