Chatt (called Dala Chatt) is an ancient Hindu Vedic Festival dedicated to the Sun God Surya, also known as Surya Shashti. There is no vratta (fasting) as severe as Chatt. It is one of the most rewarding fasts. Lord Kartikeya or Skanda the first Son of Shiv and ParvatiRead More →

BhaiDooj is a Hindu family festival which strengthens the brother-sister relationship adding all the more flavor of affection to it. The word ‘Bhai’ means brother while ‘Dooj’ represents the second day of the month in which the festival is celebrated. BhaiDooj or BhaiTika or BhaiPhota is celebrated on the lastRead More →

The festival Diwali or Dipawali is the biggest and the brightest among all Hindu festivals. It is the festival of lights and brightness. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm not only in India but also all over the world. Name of the festival The title of the festival has twoRead More →

On the occasion of KarvaChauth, Hindu wives observe fasting for the well being of their husbands. As per Indian traditions, the husband is considered as the custodian of his wife and he is committed to providing food, clothing, shelter, comfort and dignity to his wife. Hence, the festival is celebratedRead More →

  The festival of Sharad Pournima is celebrated with great joy and excitement all over India in varied forms and names such as Kojagiri, KoumudiMahotsava, NavannaPournima, Rasa Pournima and Kumar Pournima. Traditionally, it is considered as the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi in all parts of India. Alternatively, the celebration ofRead More →

Navratri

Navratri: In the first half of the month of Asvij, Hindus observe a nine day ceremony of fast, rituals and celebrations to honor various forms of Shakti. This nine day ceremony is called Navaratri and it ends with Dasara, on the tenth day. Usually Navaratri and Dasara are celebrated togetherRead More →

In the first half of the month of Asvij, Hindus observe a nine day ceremony of fast, rituals and celebrations to honor various forms of Shakti. This nine day ceremony is called Navaratri and it ends with Dasara, on the tenth day. Usually Navaratri and Dasara are celebrated together throughout the country, with greatRead More →