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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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Gurunanak Jayanti 2012

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrating the lively Guru nanak Jayanti Gurunanak Jayanti 2012/Sikh Guru nanak Birthday When it happens: 28th November 2012 Where it happens: All places in India Gurunanak Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the faith among the Sikhs. It is an event gloriously celebrated all over India and it is an [...]

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Gandhi Jayanti

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gandhi Jayanti – Celebrating One Man; Two Virtues When it happens:  October 2, 2012 Where it happens:  India                 Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who is best known by Indians as their ‘Father of the Nation’.  It is held every October 2 of [...]

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Navratri 2012-Sharad Navratri 2012

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Navratri 2012-Sharad Navratri 2012 When: 16th October – 23rd October Where: Gujarat, West Bengal and other parts of India History: To the uninitiated, the numerous Hindu deities pose confusion especially when each of their special days are honored and celebrated. This is exactly what happens in India when their Mother Goddess is worshipped and honored [...]

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ugadi

| July 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ugadi 2013 When: March – April Where: The Deccan Region of India History: India’s National Calendar is the official calendar for Hindus. However, given the sheer size of India and its population, it is inevitable that some regional variants of the same occasions, like Ugadi 2012, would still prevail. Even among believers of Brahma, certain [...]

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