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Holashtak

Holashtak – The 8 days of curse before Holi

Holi is a festival of colors and is awaited with a lot of excitement by all. But, very few of us know that it gets 8 long dark days along with it. Only after...
Cause-Behind-Celebrating-MahaShivaratri

Cause Behind Celebrating MahaShivaratri

Mahashivaratri is not only a ritual but also a cosmic definition of the Hindu universe. It dispels ignorance, emanates the light of knowledge, makes one aware of the universe, ushers in the spring after...
Thaipusam festival

Thaipusam – The Famous South Indian Festival

Thaipusam is an important festival celebrated by Tamil speaking Hindus all over the world. It is a popular festival in the southern part of India, especially in Tamilnadu. This anticipated festival is dedicated to Lord...
kalpataru

Start Your Year In A Spiritual Way -1st Jan, Kalpataru Day Celebrations!!

When the world celebrates New Year by lighting lights, arranging parties, bursting crackers and shouting out the countdown; Ramakrishna Mission organizes Kalapataru day. Kalapataru Day celebrations preach the teachings of the great Guru -...
Christmas For Hindus

Christmas For Hindus? Yes, its’ from 21st to 25th December!

Christmas is the most important festival for the Christians and is a religious holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Hindus do not recognize Christmas as a religious tradition, but many do celebrate it,...

Shani Puja on Amavasya

On the presence of no moon on a Saturday it is known as Shaneshchari Amavasya. This is a very important muhrat or time according to the Hindus. It is considered as the most auspicious...
Teezfestival

Teez Festival

Teez Festival is very widely and pompously celebrated in Bihar. This is well known as “Hartalika Teez Puja”. Tithi Begins = 3/Sep/2016 at 17:00 Tithi Ends = 4/Sep/2016 at 18:54 Pratahkal(Morning) Hartalika Puja Muhurat = 05:33...
pipaltree

Peepal Tree And Its Worship In Indian Culture

Peepal tree or Pipal (Ficus Religiosa) is considered to be one of the most sacred trees in our Hindu culture since ages. Even Jains and Budhists worship the Peepal tree. Since ancient times it...