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Bhai Dooj

| July 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bhau-beej -Bhai Dooj 2012-Bhai Phota Festival When: 15th November 2012 Where: India             Bhai Dooj. The word Bhai means brother and Dooj means the second day after the new moon. The custom commonly includes the sisters going to the house of the brother and bringing the teeka (a mark worn on the forehead) to her [...]

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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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