Most of the festivals are celebrated for some religious reason. So is Diwali. There is some or other belief or a religious background for every day within the Diwali celebrations. Usually it is a celebration of at least four days. People celebrate it as a festival of lights and festival of victory of good over evil. Though Diwali has a background of Hindu Gods, it is celebrated by almost all the people in India.
Karwa Chauth is a traditional festival observed by married women across most states of northern states, its a tradition to worship goddess Parvathi, the wife of Lord Shiva whom Hindus consider as Akhand Soubhagyavathi.
Karwa Chauth falls this Thursday, married women across all northern states of India follows the ritual religiously, they observe nirjala fast which means one can’t even drink from sunrise to moonrise, the fast is observed for well being and for health prospects of the husband
Diwali is a word that has been derived from the Sanskrit word Deepawali, which means a "row or a string of lights". The word is a conjugation of "deepa" or an earthen lamp and "vali" or a continuous row or series of something. The festival falls during the beginning of autumn and at the end of summer harvest. Diwali coincides with the darkest day of the year, also known as Amavasya.
Diwali marks the last day of financial year for Hindu business community in India. Many businessmen perform Chopda Pujan or pay ritual prayers to Goddess of Wealth, Lakshmi and seek her blessings to shower wealth and prosperity on them in the New Year. New account books are sanctified in this puja, and a new financial year along with new business ventures is undertaken by all.
Astrologically, each of the four Saturdays in Purattasi is unique, and all share the power to reduce the malefic effects of planet Saturn. According to traditional practices, when you invoke Vishnu on these special Saturdays, you can obtain blessings for health, wealth, happiness, and career.
Diwali is the five day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. The festival, which coincides with the Hindu New Year, celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. The festival usually falls between the middle of October and the middle of November, although this is decided upon by the Hindu lunar calendar. While each faith has its own reason to celebrate the festival, one of the most popular stories told
How to download WhatsApp stickers for Dussehra festival
This Dussehra you will flooded with stickers of ‘happy Dussehra’ in your WhatsApp, if you don’t want to those received and forwarded Dussehra messages, here are few tricks to send new and unique stickers.
Nowadays, most of us don’t want to type those lengthy messages to greet on festival, we have emoji’s to express our heartfelt wishes to near and dears. Here are few unknown and easy tricks to send beautiful stickers on festivals.
Places to celebrate Dussehra and Navratri in Delhi
In Delhi Dussehra means celebration and joy, the burning of towering effigies, fairs, food stalls, etc. Here in capital, you get everything in Dussehra. Here are few places to visit during the festival.
For best effigy burning to finest Ramleela plays, here are few places for best experience.
Shri Ram lila committee is probably the oldest committee in the city, it was started by mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar about 180 years ago. Cost
Seven places to watch Dussehra celebration in India
Dussehra is celebrated in different ways in different parts of our country, Customs, rituals may differ but ethos of festival remains the same.
Kullu Dussehra is unique in its celebration, local folks carry idols of God on their heads from different places to reach the ground to meet their main god, Lord Raghunath. Seven day long festivities have lot of song and dance
Navratri in Gujarat, Dussehra is referred as Navratri here, dressed
Dussehra is celebrated on last day of Navratri on Vijaya Dashami
Most parts of north and south India Dussehra is celebrated to commemorate the Lord Ram victory over evil king Ravana. In north-eastern states especially Bengal it is celebrated to mark the victory of goddess Durga over buffalo demon Mahishasura.
This years Dussehra festival falls on October 08, some of them associates it with victory of Lord Ram, other celebrates it as victory of goddess Durga. Overall, the fervour of festival
Different Dussehra celebration across the India
Dussehra is celebrated in different ways in different parts of our country, for some its burning of Ravana, for few others it may be Garbha, here are the famous destinations of unique Dussehra festival celebrations.
Dussehra in Kullu, a city in state of Himachal Pradesh, people carry idols on the head to the fair ground where they meet main deity, this is seven day festival.
Dussehra in Gujarat, here they celebrate nine days of Navratri, t
Bastar Dussehra: the longest festival in the world
Chhattisgarh state of India has the most unique and fascinating Dussehra, it is the longest festival in the world, spanning over 75 days. Bastar Dussehra is celebrated in different way compared to other areas.
Bastar Dussehra is about their tribes, God and goddesses, its starts with dark moon of Sharavan and end on bright moon of Ashwin. Festivities takes place in Jagdalpur, a city in district of Bastar.
Bastar Dussehra is dedicated to d
The Ganga Dussehra of Varanasi
The Ganga Dussehra is celebrated in holy city of Varanasi, the people of Varanasi celebrated it on 11th june 2019. It falls on 10th day Jyeshta month of Hindu calendar.
Ganga Dussehra is celebrated in Varanasi on 10th day of Jyeshta month of Hindu calendar. It is celebrated to admire the Ganges river which is only source of water for entire north India.
River Ganga is a eternal, its flows in almost half of the country, it is admired and worshipped by local d
Significance, celebration and rituals of Dussehra
Dussehra in north India is celebrated with grand fervour, fairs are organized which attracts huge number of people, play of Ram leela is enacted in Ram Leela maidans.
During Dussehra the effigy of evil king Ravana is burned to mark the victory of Lord Ram over evil king Ravana. People throng the fairs organized in Ram Leela maidans. Ram leela play is enacted depicting how Lord Ram brought back his wife goddess sita from clutches of Ravana.
PM Modi may attend Dussehra celebration in Delhi
Prime minister Narendra Modi may attend the Dussehra celebration organized by Dwarka sree Ram leela society at DDA grounds in Dwarka area of Delhi.
Prime minister Modi is likely to attend the Dussehra celebration at DDA grounds in sector 10 of Dwarka, it is organized by Dwarka sree Ram leela society, chairman and Ex-MLA of the society Rajesh Gehlot informed.
Gehlot further stated that, Prime minister Modi is likely to arrive at the venu