DIWALI – Why Do We Celebrate, here are 10 reasons!

Why do we celebrate Diwali? It’s not just the festive mood in the air that makes you happy, or just that it's a good time to enjoy before the advent of winter. There are 10 mythical and historical reasons why Diwali is a great time to celebrate. And there are good reasons not just for Hindus but also for all others to celebrate this great Festival of Lights. 1.Goddess Lakshmi’s Birthday: The Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi incarnated on the new moon day (amaavasyaa) of the Kartik month … [Read more...]

Bandi Chhorh Divas 2012

Bandi Chhorh Divas November 9 Guru Hargobind is released from the Gwalior Jail along with 52 Rajas, who held the extensions attached to the coat of the Guru Bandi Chorh Diwas is a day on which Guru Hargobind Sahib was released with 52 Kings from Gwalior Prison. The word "Bandi" means "imprisoned", "Chhor" means "release" and "Divas" means "day" and together "Bandi Chhor Divas" means Prisoner Release Day.   Bandi Chorh Diwas is not Diwali Bandi Chorh Diwas and Diwali are … [Read more...]

Celebrate Diwali ~ beginning today !!!

Celebrate Diwali The name "Diwali" is a contraction of "Deepavali" (Sanskrit: दीपावली Dīpāvalī), which translates into "row of lamps". 03th November 2013       Deepavali or Diwali, popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a festival celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their … [Read more...]

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