Category Archives: Celebration

International Women’s Day: Origin

When is Women’s day 2020?  The tale of women’s fight for equality doesn’t belong to a single feminist or any specific group or community, but to the unified endeavours of all those who value human rights” said the Eminent journalist and feminist Gloria Steinem. Ever since the first international women’s day conference held in 1911,… Read More »

Govardhan Puja 2020: Ceremonies & Annakoot

Also known as Annakut puja, Govardhan puja or Bali pratipada is a Hindu festivity that is usually held after a day of the occurrence of the Diwali Puja in the month of Kartik. There is usually a one day gap between Govardhan puja and Diwali. This day commemorates the defeat of lord Indra by lord… Read More »

When is Diwali & How are the five days celebrated? 

Dipawali or Diwali happens to be one among India’s biggest national festivals, celebrated throughout India, even by non-Hindu communities. Also known as the festival of lights, Diwali is a five-day festival that includes fireworks, lamps, good food, candles in its celebration. Diwali is an ancient festival that is celebrated across beliefs and cultures for consecutive… Read More »

When is Eid 2020?

Eid Al Fitr is the festival celebrating the end to the fasting of the entire month of the Ramadan. It is believed that God blesses and rewards the people for their patience and the faith they have in God. The festival is celebrated for two to three days at the end of the holy month… Read More »

When is Gudi Padwa 2020?

The festival marks the beginning of the civil year of the Hindus. It is celebrated throughout the nation, especially in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Karnataka, and amongst the people of the communities belonging to the states. Again, the festival sets the beginning of the Marathi new year, Telugu new year, which is… Read More »

When is Ganesh Chaturthi 2020?

The date of the festival falls on the fourth day of the Shukla Chaturthi in the month of Bhadrapada according to the Hindu Calendar. This, according to the English calendar falls somewhere between August and September every year. The festival is generally celebrated for around 11 days, with quite a huge spectacle taking place on… Read More »

When is Holi 2020?

The festival of colours, Holi, marks spring’s arrival. It is the festival of bonding. Everyone gets coloured in everyone else’s colour. The charm of the festival lies in that variety of colours itself. It usually occurs during Phalgun, a Bengali month, on a Full Moon day. “Kanji” and “Bhang” are two drinks specific to the… Read More »

When is Navratri 2020?

Navratri is one of the most celebrated festival amongst Hindus. It is a sacred period of nine days when people worship different avatars of Goddess Durga. Each day is celebrated dedicating your payers to Goddess Durga. Most widely the festival is celebrated two time in a period of one year. One in Chaitra mass, during… Read More »

When is Earth Day 2020?

With the world being just a touch away from our grasps, it is no new news for us that the world is suffering. It is suffering badly. With the increasing jungles of concrete, the greener jungles are being cut off. As a result of this, our once green and breathing Earth is slowly yet quite… Read More »