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Significance of Bheeshmaashtami

Bhishma Ashtami

Bheeshmaastami is associated with Bheeshma Pitamaha, one of the most respected and grandiose character of the Epic Mahabharata. It was on this day Bheeshma had his last breath and this day is commemorated as the day of his Niryaana. Bheeshmaastami occurs on 8th day (Ashtami) of the bright fortnight (Sukla …

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Celebrate This Ganesha Chaturthi In A Greener Way!

Ganesh Festival 2015

Celebrating eco-friendly Ganesh festival enables you to celebrate festival in a grand manner without harming environment and other living beings. Following are some useful tips for celebrating eco-friendly Ganesh festival. Sri Sankara Matrimony wishes all its members and viewers – a very happy Ganesha Chaturthi Festival. Use Eco Friendly Ganesh …

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Celebrating the Festival of Ugadi

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What is Ugaadi? Yugaadi also called Ugaadi is basically a Hindu festival signifying the time element of the Universe celebrated as a New Year Day coinciding with Chaitra Masam (the first lunar month), Shukla paksha (bright fortnight), Prathama Thithi (first lunar day) as per Chaandramaana or Lunar Calendar. It is …

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Importance And Significance Of Holi Festival

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When is Holi Celebrated ? Full Moon day in Phalguna masam is celebrated as Holi festival. If that day is associated with Uttara Phalguni star it is highly meritorious for worshiping Goddess Maha Lakshmi. It is also a Manvaadi day when Brahma Saavarni Manvanthara had commenced. Mythological Significance  Holi festival …

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Importance of Maha Shivaratri Festival

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Festival of Mahashivaratri has tremendous significance in Hinduism. According to sacred scriptures, ritual worship of Lord Shiva on Shivratri festival that falls on the 14th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Phalgun pleases Lord Shiva the most. It is assumed as the day Lord Shiva emerged out …

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Importance Of Bhogi Festival

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It is the first day of the festival and is celebrated on the day previous to Makara Sankranthi. At dawn, on this day people light a bonfire with logs of wood, other solid fuels and wooden furniture at home that are no longer useful at home. The disposal of derelict …

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