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Gudi Padwa

| July 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gudi Padwa /गुढी पाडवा-2013 When:  April 11, 2013(4/11/2013) on the Gregorian calendar. Where: Maharashtra, India History: Gudi Padwa/गुढी पाडवा  is the Marathi (natives of Maharashtra) version of the New Year, the same celebration known as Ugadi in other parts of India like Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. On this day, the Hindu god Brahma is believed [...]

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Dussehra Festival 2012 India

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dussehra Festival 2012 India – The Festival of Good over Evil                 Dussehra Festival India is one of the best loved Hindu festivals celebrated in India. It marks the victory of the God Rama over the notorious king Ravana. After a long grueling battle, Rama rescued his consort Sita after Ravana’s defeat. Rama is the [...]

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Durga Puja 2012 India

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Durga Puja 2012 India Durja Puja is the annual Hindu festival celebrated in the worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.This year it is celebrated during  20th – 24th October 2012.All six days are observed and are called as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami and Vijayadashami. Durga Puja is widely celebrated in several [...]

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Raksha Bandhan 2012 India

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Raksha Bandhan 2012 India             Raksha Bandhan India is a festival observed to commemorate the relationship between sisters and brothers. Raksha Bandhan means bond of protection, and is also called as Rakhi Purnima in some parts of India. The main ceremony includes the tying of the sacred thread known as rakhi to the wrist of [...]

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Onam Festival Kerala 2012 India

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Onam Festival Kerala 2012 India             Onam Kerala 2012 is a ten day festival of songs, dances, boat races, food, and a lot of exotica that you can take to commemorate the arrival of the legendary King Mahabali. It is harvest festival that is rich in culture and heritage. This year, the Onam Kerala will [...]

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