Om parthaya pratibodhitam bhagavata narayanena svayam vyasena grathitam purana-munina madhye mahabharatam advaitamruta-varshanim bhagavatim astadasadhyayinim amba tvam anusandadhami bhagavad-gite bhava-dvesinim Oh mother Bhagavad-gita! I meditate upon you. Because of you, Partha was enlightened by the Lord Narayana Himself in the middle of the great Mahabharata war. The ancient sage Vyasa setRead More →

  The following are some of the Buddhist Festivals which are celebrated all over the world. The celebrations vary socially and culturally, depending on the region in which it is celebrated. 1)  Buddhist New Year: Buddhist New Year is celebrated in April for three days in countries such as SriRead More →

  While Paryushan Parva, Mahavir Jayanti, Navapad Oli and Diwali are some of the Jain festivals celebrated on a grand scale, there are other festivals also which are celebrated with equal fervour and enthusiasm. Some of the festivals are: Bhai Beej: Bhai Beej is a festival celebrated during Karthika MasaRead More →

  Durga Puja is one of the most significant amongst all Indian festivals. It is particularly the prime festival of West Bengal. Durga Puja refers to all the six days observed as Mahalaya, Shashti, MahaSaptami, MahaAshtami, MahaNavami and Vijayadashami. The festival involves the worship of Shakti i.e. goddess Durga. LegendRead More →