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Savitri Pooja

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Savitri Pooja, also known as Savitri Vrat or Savitri Brata, is a significant fasting day observed by married Hindu women across India. It is dedicated to Savitri, the legendary wife of Satyavan who convinced Lord Yama, the god of death, to spare her husband's life with her devotion and determination. The festival usually falls on…
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Puri Rath Yatra

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Puri Rath Yatra, also known as the Chariot Festival or Car Festival, is one of the most awaited Hindu festivals of the state of Odisha in India. The event is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (an incarnation of Lord Vishnu), his elder brother Balabhadra, and his sister Subhadra. It takes place every year in the month…
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Guru Purnima

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Guru Purnima is a traditional Indian festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers, who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom with very little or no monetary expectation. The day is a time for students to celebrate their teachers and express their gratitude. The festival is common to all spiritual traditions in…
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Nag Panchami

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Nag Panchami is a traditional Hindu festival celebrated with great fervor across India, usually in the month of July or August. The festival is dedicated to the worship of Nagas or serpents, and it falls on the fifth day (Panchami) of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Shravan (as per the Hindu calendar).…
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Varalakshmi Vrat

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Varalakshmi Vratam, or Varalakshmi Puja, is a significant Hindu festival celebrated predominantly in the southern states of India like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. The festival is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu and the deity of wealth and prosperity. It usually falls on the Friday before the full moon…
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Raksha Bandhan

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Raksha Bandhan, commonly called Rakhi, is one of India's most heartfelt and widely celebrated festivals. The festival, which usually falls in the Hindu month of Shravan (August), is dedicated to celebrating the bond of love, care, and protection between brothers and sisters. The term 'Raksha Bandhan' itself translates to 'bond of protection' in Sanskrit. This…
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Ganesh Chaturthi

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Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a major festival celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across India, especially in Maharashtra. It honors the birth of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity known as the god of wisdom, prosperity, and good fortune. The festival typically falls in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada, which is usually…
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Vishwakarma Puja

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Vishwakarma Puja, also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti or Vishwakarma Day, is a festival dedicated to Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and craftsmanship. The festival is celebrated primarily in India, typically around September or October, on the last day of the Indian Bhadra month, which is also regarded as the Vishwakarma Jayanti. Lord Vishwakarma…
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Navaratri begins

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Navratri, a significant festival, is a nine-night, ten-day celebration dedicated to the worship of the Goddess Durga. The word "Navratri" means "nine nights" in Sanskrit, and during these nine nights, the nine forms of Durga are honored. It usually takes place twice a year - once at the beginning of summer (Chaitra Navratri) and again…
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Navaratri Ends / Maha Navami

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Maha Navami is the ninth and the penultimate day of the Navratri festival, a significant event in the Hindu calendar. It is observed on the ninth day of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) in the Hindu month of Ashwin, typically falling in September or October. Maha Navami is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga…
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Dusshera

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Dussehra, also known as Vijaya Dashami, is celebrated at the end of Navratri each year. It typically falls in the month of Ashwin (September or October) according to the Hindu lunar calendar. The term Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit words "Dasha" + "hara", meaning "remover of bad fate". It marks the victory of good over…
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