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Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

As we all know, September 5 is celebrated as Teachers' Day to mark the birthday of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second President of India who was also a scholar, philosopher and Bharat Ratna awardee. Schools all over the country mark the occasion by organizing events for their teachers and making their day special.However, the day is not special for students alone. A teacher is anyone who imparts a life lesson to you, with or without the books. To honour this day, we have compiled the 10 best...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

Pitru Paksha, also known as Shraadh is a period of great significance in Hinduism. The 16 day period marks the beginning of the waning period in the Hindu calendar and occurs during the Bhadrapada month. This year, Pitru Paksha begins on Tuesday, September 1. SignificanceIt is highly believed that during the Pitru Paksha period, our deceased ancestors come to visit us and to appease them, we must perform some important rituals and do pind daan (a meal of cooked rice and sesame seeds). It is said...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

Radha Ashtami celebrates the birth anniversary of Radha, the consort of Krishna. This year, the festival falls on August 26.SignificanceThere are several versions that explain who Radha really was. While some say he was a manifestation of Vishnu's wife Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, others say that Radha was simply Krishna's conciousness. It is said that most likely Radha did not exist in a human form, but was in fact a manifestation of love and unflinching devotion towards Krishna. In another...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

The Rohini Vrat holds a special significance in the Jain community. Even though this vrat can be observed by any member of the family, it is mostly observed by women for the long life of their husbands and marital bliss. This month, the vrat falls on Thursday, August 13.SignificanceThe Rohini Nakshatra is a special constellation of stars and holds a special significance among the 27 Nakshatras. Hence, this fast too is observed once every 27 days, leading to 12 times in a year. This fast can be...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

The Dahi Handi celebration takes place on the day after Janmashtami. This year the same will be celebrated on August 12. Story and significance According to legend, when Krishna was a baby, he was extremely fond of butter, curd and ghee. His foster mother Yashodha used to prepare these items and store them in earthen pots and Krishna and his friends would come and quietly lick all the items. Not only this, Krishna would go to his neighbours' houses too and steal the same. Even though full of...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

Krishna Janmashtami, also called Gokulashtami, Shrikrishna Jayanti or just Janmashtami is one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calendar and is celebrated with much fanfare across India. The festival marks the celebration of Lord Krishna and is falling on August 11 this year.Significance Krishna is known as the eight avatar of Lord Vishnu and is one of the most loved Gods of Hindu mythologically. Known for his witty mind and mischievous ways, he single handedly made the Pandavas win...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

One of the most popular festivals in Hindu culture, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi as it is known celebrates the pious bond between a brother and sister. The festivals that is celebrated in Nepal and most north Indian states falls on the last day Shravan or Sawan. This year, the festival falls on Monday, August 3.SignificanceIncidentally, Rakhi is one of the few Indian festivals that has many versions, each quite different from the rest. One of the mostly widely accepted version however, is that once...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

The Shravana Putrada Ekadashi will be celebrated on Thursday, July 30. The Ekadashi tithi is one of the most celebrated dates in the Hindu calendar. It occurs when the moon both waxes and wanes and it's name corresponds with the month it is falling under. Hence the Ekadashi that occurs during the Saawan or Shravana month is known as Shravana Putrada Ekadashi.SignificanceThe Shravana Putrada Ekadashi is also known as Pavitropana Ekadashi and Pavitra Ekadashi. It is said that this Ekadashi is...

Blog By: Ishita Sharma
Ishita Sharma

Eid al-Adha or Bakr Eid as it is popularly known is the festival of sacrifice celebrated by Muslims all across the world. While the festival will be celebrated on July 31 in other parts of the world, it will be celebrated on August 1 in India, according to the sighting of the moon.SignificanceEid al-Adha is celebrated during 'Dhu al-Hijjah' - the twelfth and the last month of the Islamic calendar. The month in itself is considered to be sacred for Muslims all across the world as the Haj...

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