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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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Karva Chauth Festival 2012

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sweets for Your Sweet at the Karva Chauth Festival Karva Chauth Festival 2012: When it happens: Friday, 2nd November 2012 Where it happens: Northern part of India Karva Chauth is an annual festival celebrated Hindu and some Sikh married women in India. Women fast from sunrise to moonrise to  pray for a happy married life [...]

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Govardhan Puja 2012

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Govardhan Puja  ̶  Celebrating Nature Govardhan Puja 2012: When it happens: 11th November 2012 Where it happens: All parts of India Govardhan Puja is a festival celebrated extensively to worship the Govardhan Parbat. It is also called as Annakut, which means ‘heap of grain’. This festival is to commemorate how Lord Krishna, an Avatar of [...]

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Dhanteras 2012

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dhanteras – The Festival of Glorious Spending Dhanteras 2012: When it happens: 11th November 2012 Where it happens: All parts of India Dhanteras is a two-day festival of wealth and prosperity celebrated in India celebrated on the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival. What makes this festival distinct from other festival and celebrations is [...]

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Ladakh Festival 2012

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Experience a Colourful Celebration in Ladakh Festival 2012 When it happens: 1st – 15th September 2012 Where it happens: Leh (Ladakh), Jammu and Kashmir,India             Ladakh Festival 2012 is a Hindu festival that takes place from the 1st to the 15th day of September every year. The inauguration of the ceremony is celebrated with the [...]

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