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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.

Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa or Samvatsar Padvo is celebrated as the first day of the year by Maharashtrians and Konkanis is a spring-time festival.

Puri Ratha Yatra

Puri Ratha Yatra

Ratha Yatra or Chariot Festiva is a Hindu festival that is celebrated at famous Jagannatha temple in Puri every year. Ratha Yatra day is decided based on Hindu Lunar calendar.

Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima is the full moon day during Ashadha month which is is reserved for Guru Puja or Guru Worship.

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr also known as Meethi Eid is a major Muslim festival and is celebrated across the world on the first day of Shawwal, in the tenth month of the Islamic calendar (Hijri).

Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi is an ancient harvest festival celebrated in the Punjab as Sikh New Year based on Hindu Solar calendar.

Ugadi

Ugadi

Ugadi or Yugadi is celebrated as the first day of the year by people of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Kumbha Mela

Kumbha Mela

Kumbha Mela is the largest religious gathering in the world, during which, Lakhs of people gather to have holy baths, especially on certain auspicious days.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is a truly global event taking place every year on 4 February that unites the world's population in the fight against cancer.

Maha Shivaratri

Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Lord Shiva and Shakti.

New Year

First day of January is known as New Year that is the day at which a new calendar year begins and the year count of calendar increases by one.