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Dhanteras

Dhanteras

Dhanteras also called as Dhanvantri Jayanti or Dhantrayodashi is a main celebration in Hinduism celebrated on the 1st day of the five days of Deepavali (Diwali).

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan or simply known as Rakhi is a hindu festival that is celebrated in Shravana month during full moon day or Purnima day.

Republic Day

Republic Day

26th January is celebrated as Republic Day in India.

Holika Dahan

Holika Dahan

Holika Dahan, which is also known as Holika Deepak or Chhoti Holi is done by worshiping Holika and burning it with woods while singing songs.

Holi

Holi

Holi is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Holi got its name from the legend of Holika is celebrated for two days.

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated on February 14 every year.

The 12 Sankranti in Hindu Calendar

The 12 Sankranti in Hindu Calendar

In Hindu calendar there are total twelve Sankranti in a year which can be divided into four categories.

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti

The day of Sankranti is dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun God and this day is considered significant to worship Surya Deva.

Bhai Dooj or Yama Dwitiya

Bhai Dooj or Yama Dwitiya

Bhai Dooj also known as Bhau-Beej, Bhai Tika or Bhai Phonta is a festival celebrated by Hindus of the Indian subcontinent.

Diwali

Diwali

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is a Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere and spring in southern hemisphere

Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth anniversary of lord Krishna. He is considered the eighth avatar of Vishnu

Muharram

Muharram

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. The months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted.