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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).

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.

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.

Bakrid or Eid al-Adha

Bakrid or Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is also known as the 'festival of sacrifice' and is the second of the two Muslim annual holidays celebrated worldwide.

Rama Navami

Rama Navami

Rama Navami is a spring Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Rama who was born on Navami Tithi during Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month.