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India Celebrates Hanuman Jayanti!

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated every year on the full moon day of Chaitra (April) to mark the birth of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman is known for his great strength, power and his immortal devotion towards Lord Rama.

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Tamil New Year: Happy Puthandu

The first day of the Tamil calendar begins early as members of the household perform ‘Kanni’. In this ritual, auspicious items such as betel leaves, jewellery, fruits, flowers and vegetables are put together and watched.

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Bengali New Year: Pohela Boishakh

Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar and is celebrated in West Bengal, Bangladesh and amongst the Bengali communities in the other states of India. Bengalis welcome the first day of the year by being part of … Read More…

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Wish You a Happy and Prosperous Vishu!

New Year celebrated in Kerala is known as Vishu. The most important part of Vishu is the Vishukkani (first to be seen). An array of auspicious items like rice, linen, cucumber, betel leaves and a mirror are placed in an … Read More…

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Celebrating Baisakhi

Baisakhi is an ancient harvest festival in the Punjab region that also marks the beginning of a new solar year and harvest season. Baisakhi is a Sikh religious festival falling on the first day of the Baisakh month in the … Read More…

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Wish You All a Happy Mahavir Jayanti!

Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Mahavir, the founder of Jain religion who taught the world the essence of ‘Unity of Life’. Mahavir’s idol is given a holy bath on this day known as ‘abhishek’ and devotees … Read More…

Posted by Shaadilive on April 13, 2014 in Events | 5 Comments
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