Category Archives: Celebration

When is Gudi Padwa 2021?

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 Holi 2021?

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 »

International Women’s Day: Origin

When is Women’s day 2021?  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 »

Women’s Day Story – How to celebrate women’s Day?

On the day of women’s Day which commences on 8th March every year, all the people gathered together for celebrating the social, economic, cultural, political achievements of all women and initiating the thought of maintaining gender equality along with measuring the contribution which women have made towards our country. From the year 1900, this day… 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 »