Hindu Festivals

Vivah Panchami

Vivah Panchami

VivahPanchami is a popular Hindu festival celebrating the wedding of Lord Rama or Ram  and Goddess Sita. Vivah Panchami falls on the fifth day of the Shukla paksha or waxing phase of moon in the ‘Margashirsha’month (November – December)  in the Hindu calendar.The day is observed as the…

Holi

Holi

Holi is the festival of colors. It is the day people celebrate by playing with colors. People meet each other and put color on each other for a new beginning. It is the day when we forgive, play, laugh and repair broken relationships. That’s why this festival is…

Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivaratri

Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva. There are 12 to 13 Shivaratris in a year but once in a year that is on 13th night and 14th day of the month Maagha or Phalgun Maha Shivaratri is celebrated. Shiva means Hindu god and…

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival, dedicated to Lord Surya and Chhathi Maiya , Usha (wife of Surya). Chhath Puja is celebrated to the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and the country of Nepal but like most festivals in not limited to any regional…

Dashain Festival

Dashain Festival

Dashain ( Bada Dashain, Vijaya Dashami, Dashera or Durga Puja) is one of the longest and the most auspicious festival celebrated in Nepal. It is also celebrated in differents parts of India and is called Dashera. Dashain is celebrated by the Buddhists, Hindus and Kirats of Nepal and…

Tihar Festival

Tihar Festival

Tihar festival is a five day long Hindu Festival celebrated in Nepal and the India which comes soon after Dashain festival. It is the festival of lights, as diyas are lit both inside and outside the houses to make it illuminate at night. It is  popularly as known…