Sri-Krishna-Janmashtami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Janmashtami is also known as gokulashtami, which celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna annually. Lord Krishna is the eighth avatar f Lord Vishnu, and it is observed on the 8th day or krishna paksha or dark fortnight in Shraavana month of lunisolar calendar. Celebrations include dance drama enactments, ras-lila,...
Mahashivratri

Mahashivratri

Mahashivrati is the Hindu festival in honor of lord shiva which means great night of lord Shiva. The 14th day or waning moon period in the month of Magha is celebrated as Mahashivratri. It marks the remembrance of overcoming darkness and ignorance in life.The celebrations include chanting prayers, fasting,...
Onam

Onam

Onam is the Hindu festival specially from the state of Kerala.In the month Chingam of the Malayam calendar, Onam is celebrated as the homecoming of legendary king Mahabali. It is a ten day harvest festival, commemorating the grant of a boon by Lord Vishnu. Onam celebrations include boat races,...
Ganesh-Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, which revers Lord Ganesha. It is a 10 day festival and begins on the 4th day of the month of Bhadrapada of Lunisolar calendar. This day is the birthday of Lord Ganesha, and is celebrated with the installation of a clay...
Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan

Rakhi or raksha bandhan is celebrated among most Hindu Indians which symbolizes the strong bond of a brother and sister. The full moon day in the month of Shravana according to lunisolar Hindu calendar marks the celebration of Rakhi every years. It also signifies a magical protection of all...
Makar-Sankranti

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is observed as a reverence to the Lord Surya, the god of sun. It marks the first day of sun’s transit into the Makara or capricorn from Dhanu Rashi. It marks an end to the month with winter solstice and begins a new journey to longer days....
Durga-Puja

Durga Puja

Durga Puja is an annual Hindu festival observed in the month of Ashvin and around 2 days prior to Dussehra. Durga puja marks the battle or Maa Durga with the shape shifting and deceptive buffalo demon Mahishasura. This festival epitomized the victory of good over evil. It is the...
Dusshera

Dusshera

Dusshera or Dasara is also referred as Vijayadashmi and is one of the most famous festival of Hindu Indians. It is celebrated on the tenth day of Hindu calendar day of the month of Ashvin. It usually falls in the Gregorian month of September or October. In most states,...
Holi

Holi

Holi is the most famous festival of colors for Hindu all across. It is observed on full moon day in the month of phalgun season according to Hindu lunisolar calendar. Celebration of Holi dates back to the mythological era, as the survival of Prahalad and burning of Holika. The...
Diwali

Diwali

Diwali or Deepawali is one of the most prominent Hindu festival of India. Everything bright, everything sparkling and all beautiful ambiance marks the aura for its celebration. Diwali is celebrated during Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. The spiritual basis for Diwali lies in the mythological era, when God Rama...