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Dussehra or Vijayadashami Festival of Goddess Durga

India is a country of fairs and festivals where people unite to celebrate and enjoy each and every festival with great joy and faith. Navarathri is one of the biggest, and longest religious festivals of our country, which is celebrated with much fervo ...
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Guru Purnima or Vyasa Purnima Festival

Guru Purnima or Vyasa Purnima Festival

Guru Purnima is a full moon day also known as Vyasa Purnima as the day is celebrated in remembrance and veneration to sage Ved Vyasa. Vyasa was the Adi or original Guru, the ancient saint who started writing the Brahma Sutras, Mahabharata, 18 Puranas, ...
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Karthika Masam Significance and Importance

Karthika Masam is very auspicious of all the months in a year and each day with corresponding thithi has its own significance and importance as one does special pujas to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva in the same month. Karthika masam is the Eighth Lunar ...
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Kaveri Pushkaralu

Kaveri Pushkaralu is a festival of River Kaveri when Jupiter arrives from Virgin Rasi to Libra (Tula Rasi) which normally occurs once in 12 years. This Pushkaram is observed for a period of 12 days from 12th September to 24th September, the 12th day of the festival will be attended by millions of d ...
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Krishna Pushkaralu

Krishna Pushkaralu

Krishna Pushkaralu is the festival of Krishna river celebrated in Vijayawada near Kanaka Durga Temple of Andhra Pradesh for every 12 years for a period of 12 days from the time of entry of Jupiter into Virgo. It is starting this year on 12th Aug-23rd Aug 2016. The last pushkaram was held in 2004. T ...
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Rakhi Purnima or Raksha Bandhan a Bond of Protection

Rakhi Purnima or Raksha Bandhan a Bond of Protection

Rakhi Purnima is a major Hindu festival of India which is celebrated on the 'Full moon day'(Purnima) of the Hindu month of Shravana as Shravana Purnima(July-August) throughout India and abroad where women who tie Rakhi or amulet on the wrists of their ...
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Tholi Ekadashi Hindu Festival of Lord Vishnu

Tholi Ekadashi Hindu Festival of Lord Vishnu

Tholi Ekadashi or Shayan Ekadashi is the most important festival of Hindus and Vaishnavas who are ardent devotees of Lord Vishnu, is observed on Shukla Paksha(waxing phase of moon) in Ashadam Masam(June-July)when Lord Vishnu goes to sleep on this day ...
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Vaikuntha Ekadashi in Dhanurmasa Month

Vaikuntha Ekadashi is one of the most important Ekadashis which falls in the Margazhali Month ( Tamil Calendar ) and in Pushya Month ( Telugu Calendar ) in Mid Dec- Mid Jan during Dhanur solar month in Hindu Calendar. This Dhanur month is also known a ...
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Vara Lakshmi Vratham or Maha Lakshmi Puja

Vara Lakshmi Vratham or Maha Lakshmi Puja

Vara Lakshmi Vratham is celebrated on second Friday of Shravana month in Shukla paksha before full moon day by married women to seek blessings of Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu as she is known to provide us Wealth and Prosperity.Varalaksh ...
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