Category: Festivals

The Festival of Bhai Dooj

Bhai Dooj is a major festival celebrated by Hindus in different parts of India. Like Raksha Bandhan, this is a festival which celebrates the fraternal bond between brothers and their sisters. It is celebrated in the Hindu month...

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Celebrating Durga Puja

The festival of Durga Puja celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Goddess Durga is the embodiment of female power. She is also the Mother Goddess, deeply revered by her devotees. This festival is the biggest festival of the...

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Purtassi is an annual festival of the Tamil Indians which occurs from mid September–mid October every year. During this period, Tamil Indians observe a fast and this is a time devoted to the cleansing of the mind and body while...

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India’s Independence Day

In every Indian’s heart, 15 August holds a special significance. After all, this was the day in 1947 when after 200 years of colonial rule India was able to emerge as a free nation. This independence was the result of years of...

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