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Maha Shivaratri 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maha Shivaratri 2013 When it happens: February – March(10th March 2013) Where it happens: All over India History: Maha Shivaratri 2013 means the ‘great night of Lord Shiva’ (‘ratri’ meaning night). There are many legends associated with the celebration of this occasion. It is said that on this day Shiva married his beloved Parvati and [...]

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Lohri Festival 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lohri Festival 2013  When it happens: Mid-January(Sunday, 13th January 2013)  Where it happens:  Punjab, Haryana and Delhi in India History: Fire is an important element in Hinduism: It signifies energy and spiritual strength, and in that manner, is considered a deity. In Lohri Festival 2013, fire takes on a central role in the celebrations as [...]

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Basant Panchami 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Basant Panchami 2013 When it happens:  Mid-February(Friday, 15th February 2013) Where it happens: Northern India  History: The celebration of the arrival of spring is universal: All cultures throughout the world celebrate it in one form or another. No matter what underlying beliefs there are in the changing of seasons, one thing is certain: People celebrate [...]

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Ram Navami 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hands Raised to the Summer Sun in Ram Navami  Ram Navami 2013 When it happens: April 20 2013,Saturday Where it happens: India History: Ram Navami  is based from the epic Ramayana. According to legends, the emperor of Ayodha had three loving wives. Their greatest concern is that they had no children to heir the throne. [...]

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Rath Yatra Puri 2013

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Noxious Procession at the Rath Yatra Puri Rath Yatra Puri 2013 When it happens: July 10 2013 Where it happens: Orissa, India History: The Rath Yatra Puri started in the time of Svarochisha Manu and continued until the second half of the lifetime of Lord Brahma. It is believed that when Lord Rama was getting [...]

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