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Lucknow: Dhanteras also known as Dhanatrayodashi and Dhanvantari Trayodashi marks the first day of the five-day celebration Diwali. It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Karthik. ALSO READ: Happy Dhanteras 2018: History, Significance and Importance of this day Here, we have compiled some …

New Delhi: Diwali is the celebration of happiness and joy, victory of good over evil, removing darkness with lights. It is also known as the ‘Festival of Lights’. As we remove darkness from our lives and replace it with happiness, same way we clean our houses and surroundings and decorate every corner with light. ALSO …

Lucknow: Devotees thronged marquees and community pujas in Lucknow on Saturday to bid farewell to Goddess Durga on “Vijaya Dashami”, the last day of the festival. With anticipation of the homecoming of the deity next year, married women decked in the ritualistic red-and-white saris marked the event with the customary “Sindoor Khela” or smearing each …

Lucknow: It’s festival season and we all know what this means. With lots of fun…masti…enjoyment and decoration…We all have to keep one thing in mind that is, to keep a proper care of our health because once we fall down , we can ruin all our festival plans. So, to enjoy this festival season in a …

Kolkata:  For over 200 years, the Nandi family in West Bengal’s Hooghly has been feeding Muslim fakirs during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja. To the Nandis, this annual ritual has its roots in a family legend that is testimony to the generosity of the local Muslim community. It is also one of the myriad instances …

                 

Lucknow: Janmashtami, a Hindu festival that marks the birthday of lord Krishna. A festival that is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm all over the country. The day that marks the love and happiness. The day when every Indian waits for their beloved god, ‘Kanha’ to take birth and spread peace and smiles all over. The …