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Celebrating 66th Republic Day ~ गणतन्त्र दिवस ~ Jai Hind


Happy Republic Day 2015! India is celebrating the 66th Republic Day – the commemoration of a historic moment when India’s constitution came into being on 26 January 1950, an even that completed the country’s long-sought transition toward becoming an independent republic nation. The iconic moment, that replaced the Government of India Act (1935) as the […]

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Diwali / Deepawali (Hindi: दिवाली | Telugu: దీపావళి | Tamil: தீபாவளி | Bengali: দীপাবলী | Gujarati: દિવાળી | Marathi: दिवाळी | Kannada: ದೀಪಾವಳಿ)


Diwali or Deepavali, the ‘festival of light’ signifies the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. India, being a diverse multi-cultural country, has varied interpretations of Diwali. Though the history, rituals and deities may vary as we move across the country, but the essence of the festival remains the same. […]

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Dasara (Devnagari: नवरात्रि, Telugu: విజయదశమి, Bengali: দুর্গা পূজা, Gujarati: નવરાત્રી, Oriya: ନର୍ଵାର୍ତୀ, Kannada: ನವರಾತ್ರಿ, Assamese: নৱৰাত্রি, Marathi: नवरात्री, Punjabi: ਨਰਾਤੇ, Kashmiri: نَورات/ नवरात, Tamil: நவராத்திரி, Malayalam: നവരാത്രി)

Durga Devi

Dasara: is also known as Vijaya Dashami, Dashahara, Dussehra, Navaratri, Durgotdsav. It is one of the biggest festival that is celebrated by all Hindu communities across India. It is a 9 or 10 day festival, where Goddess Durga the Shakti is worshipped. Dasara is celebrated on the tenth day of the month of Ashwin ( […]

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