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Pongal 2019 Date: When is Pongal in India

Pongal 2019 Date in Tamil Nadu India: This year, Pongal will start from Tuesday, January 15 and will continue till Friday, January 17. The word Pongal means ‘overflow’ or ‘boiling over’ and also signifies the gradual heating of the Earth by the Sun. 

Christmas 2018: History, Importance & Significance of Christmas festival in India

Christmas 2018: The birth of Christ is an event of utmost importance to the followers of Christianity. It is believed that God had sent his Son on earth as a sacrifice to redeem the people of the world from their sins.

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The Indian Orthodox church, which takes its origins from St Thomas the Apostle’s arrival in India in first century AD, celebrates the birth of Jesus through its songs and rituals on Christmas day.

Chhath Puja 2018 Date in India: History, Importance, and Significance of Chhath Puja in India

Chhath Puja 2018 Date in India: It is believed that the celebration of Chhath puja may predate to the ancient Vedas, as the rituals performed during the puja are similar to the ones mentioned in Rig Veda, in which the Sun god is worshipped.

Bhai Dooj 2018 Date in India: When is Bhai Dooj in 2018

Bhai Dooj 2018 (Bhaiya Dooj 2018) Date in India: Soon after Diwali comes Bhai Dooj, a festival that celebrates the beautiful bond between siblings. This year, it will be observed on November 9.

Govardhan Puja 2018: Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Samagri

Govardhan Puja 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Samagri, Mantra: Govardhan festival which generally occurs on the first lunar day of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Kartik, will be observed on November 8 this year,

Govardhan Puja 2018 Date in India: When is Govardhan Puja?

Govardhan Puja 2018 Date in India: On this occasion, devotees worship Lord Krishna and offer Him a variety of food that they prepare themselves. This year, the festival falls on November 8.

Diwali 2018: Laxmi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Samagri, Mantra

Diwali 2018 (Deepavali 2018) Laxmi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Samagri, Mantra: Generally, people clean their homes and office spaces before Diwali and then decorate it with lamps, lights, marigold flowers, mango or banana leaves and rangolis.

Diwali 2018: Vrat Vidhi, Katha, Story, Procedure

Diwali 2018 (Deepavali 2018) Laxmi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Samagri, Mantra: It is believed that the time after sunset, also known as Pradosh, is the most auspicious time to do Diwali Puja.

Diwali 2018: History, Importance and Significance of Diwali festival in India

Diwali 2018 (Deepavali 2018) History and Importance: The five-day celebrations of Diwali begin with Dhanteras and conclude with Bhai Dooj. This year, the festival of lights will be celebrated on November 7.

Diwali 2018 Date in India: When is Diwali 2018?

Diwali 2018 (Deepavali 2018) Date in India: For Hindus, Diwali marks the night when Lord Rama returned to his palace in Ayodhya with his wife Sita and brother Laxman after 14 years of exile from his kingdom. This year, Deepavali falls on November 7.

Naraka Chaturdashi 2018: Date, Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Importance of Naraka Chaturdashi in India

Naraka Chaturdashi 2018 Date, Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time: The festival is also known as Narak Chaudas, Roop Chaudas or Choti Diwali. Hindus worship the God of death, Yamraj on this auspicious day.