Tag: Festival

Celebrating Baisakhi

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 solar Nanakshahi calendar, which corresponds to April 14.

Wish You All a Happy Mahavir Jayanti!

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 make offerings of milk, rice, fruit, and incense.

Happy Ugadi!

Happy Ugadi!

Ugadi marks the beginning of the New Year. This day is considered quite auspicious as new ventures take place and people pray for prosperity of their business. While it is known as Ugadi in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Maharastrians call it Gudi Padwa.

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.

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.

Wish You All A Very Happy Dussehra

Wish You All A Very Happy Dussehra

Dussehra falls on the tenth day after the festival of Navratri. It symbolizes the triumph of good over evil as Lord Rama vanquished Ravana who had abducted his wife Sita. The highlight of Dussehra is Ram Lila.