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Wish You All a Happy Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious festival that falls on the third day after Amavasi (no moon) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha. The most popular legend associated with Akshaya Tritiya is that of Sudama visiting Lord Krishna with the hope of solving his poverty.

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

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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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Shubho 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. Bengali’s welcome the first day of the year by being part of the ‘Prabhat Pheri’ (processions) early in the morning.

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5 Interesting Things You Must Know About Assam

Known mainly for being home to the precious one-horned rhinoceros at Kaziranga, the beautiful state of Assam stands as much more than just this! We decided to throw some light upon Assam on this auspicious occassion of Bihu. Here are 5 interesting things about Assam, we think you must know…

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4 Famous Festivals of Kerala

If you love celebrating colours and festivities with great pomp and show, Kerala is a perfect option to fit in the preference of all kind of people. Festivals of Kerala are famous also because they involve various aspects of day to day life such as temple, boat, bamboo etc. We list down some popular festivals …