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editorAug 19 2016
Krishna Janmastami also called as Golukastami is one of the most popular festivals, observed as the birthday of Loard Krishna in India. The festival is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in the month of July or August. This holy festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksha or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon according to the Hindu calendar. In 2016 the auspicious day of Krishna Janmastami is celebrated on 25th August (Thursday).
editorAug 12 2016
Varamahalakshmi Vratha is one of the most significant festivals in India which is celebrated on the Second Friday or the Friday before full moon day - Poornima in the month of Shravana, also called which corresponds to the Gregorian months of July–August.
On the auspicious day of Varamahalakshmi Vratha, goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity is worshipped. Goddess Varamahalakshmi was incarnated from the milky ocean, popularly known as Kshira Sagar. She is described as having the complexion of milky ocean and decorated with similar color clothes. It is believed that goddess Varamahalakshmi, the goddess bestows boons fulfills all cravings of her devotees.
editorAug 5 2016
Rakshabandhan or Rakhi is one of the most awaited festivals for Hindu community in India which is celebrated during Shravan Maas (July-August) on Purnima, the full moon day according to Hindu calendar.
The festival of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan indicates the message of brotherhood as the sister ties a Rakhi, sacred thread of love and bond on the wrist of her brother on this day and in return, the brother vows to protect her from all troubles. Signifying sister's unconditional love and care to her brother, the Rakhi festival holds so much importance in the Hindu family structure.
editorAug 4 2016
Each custom has a myth behind its creation. It is these age-old traditions that offer a reprieve to our monotonous life. More often, no celebrations are performed in the month of Ashada as per Hindu calendar. The last day of Ashada, no moon day or Amavasya is celebrated as the Bheemana Amavasya in Karnataka. This last day of Ashada (Amavasya) has a lot of significance and is celebrated in different places across India but the tradition differs from place to place.
editorJul 13 2016