Category: Events

Happy Gudi Padwa!

Happy Gudi Padwa!

Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of the New Year. This day is considered quite auspicious as new ventures are started and house-warming poojas are performed. While Maharastrians call it Gudi Padwa, it is known as Ugadi in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

It’s Women’s Day!

It’s Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day is celebrated all over the world every year on 8 March and is celebrated to respect the entire women fraternity, appreciate them and to express love for them. On this day, the economic, political and social achievements of women are highlighted and looked upon as inspirational stories that can help guide other …

Wish You All a Happy Maha Shivaratri!

Wish You All a Happy Maha Shivaratri!

The festival of Maha Shivaratri is observed by the worshippers of Lord Shiva. On this day, the devotees visit the Shiv temple and are up all night singing bhajans in praise of the Lord. They observe a strict fast and consume only milk and fruits.

Happy Makar Sankranti!

Happy Makar Sankranti!

Makar Sankranti is a major harvest festival celebrated as the transition of the sun that takes place from Sagittarius to Capricorn. On this day people worship the Sun God and take a holy dip at Sangam which is the confluence of the rivers Yamuna, Saraswati and Ganga in Allahabad as it is considered to cleanse …

Wish You a Happy Pongal!

Wish You a Happy Pongal!

Pongal is a celebration of a good harvest of the paddy plantations which are grown in South India. Though initially Pongal was only celebrated by the farmers, today this festival is celebrated mainly in Tamil Nadu and is observed for four days.

Happy Lohri!

Happy Lohri!

Lohri falls on January 13th, a day before Makar Sankranti. It is a festival celebrated with great pomp and show in most parts of North India. Lohri marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring. This is the period when the Rabi (winter) crops are being harvested.