Ganesh Chaturthi – History, Significance, and Celebrations

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrated all over India and worldwide by Hindus and devotees of Lord Ganesha. It is a festival that commemorates the arrival of Ganesh along with her mother Gauri also called Goddess Parvati. There are many deities in Hinduism, and Ganesha is among the most worshipped and adored ones. … Read more

Vasant Panchami – History, Significance, and Celebration

Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami or Basant Panchami refers to the religious Hindu festival of Saraswati Puja or Shree Panchami. It is a seasonal spring festival that is observed in many regions of India. It is celebrated as the Basant Festival of Kites in Punjab region; observed in Gurdwaras as a Sikh festival, the birthday of the Sun … Read more

Pongal Festival – The Harvest Festival of South India

Pongal Festival

Pongal Festival is celebrated the day on which the sun begins to move northwards is called ‘Makar Sankranti’. The period is referred to as Uttarayanam and is considered auspicious. Pongal is a four-day festival. The four days of the Pongal festival are called Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, and Mattu Pongal and Kaanum Pongal. It is … Read more

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

guru gobind singh

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is a Sikh festival that commemorates the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs. It is a religious celebration in which prayers for prosperity are offered. Who was Guru Gobind Singh? Guru Gobind Singh was the tenth and last Sikh Guru, a spiritual leader, philosopher, poet, … Read more

Christmas Day – Christmas Celebration

Chiristmas Day

Christmas is a festival of joy, happiness, and feast which is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Jesus Christ every year on the 25th of December. It is celebrated by billions of people throughout the globe with religious sentiments. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world’s nations.  About Jesus … Read more

Halloween – Its History and Significance

Halloween

Halloween or also known as Allhalloween is a celebration observed in several countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. It begins the three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints martyrs, and all the faithful departed. History of Halloween … Read more

Guru Nanak Jayanti, Gurpurab – A Festival of Sikh Community

Guru Nanak Jayanti

One of the most important and widely celebrated festivals in the Sikh community is the festival of Guru Nanak Jayanti. It is celebrated with a lot of fervor and excitement in many parts of India by Sikh and Punjabi communities alike. As the name suggests, Guru Nanak Gurpurab celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak … Read more

Barawafat (Milad-Un-Nabi) – The Birth of Prophet Muhammad, Founder of Islam

Barawafat

“Barawafat” a festival of the Muslim community, is also known as Milad-Un-Nabi all over the globe. This festival is also known as Mawlid which marks the birth of the Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam. The birthday of Prophet Muhammad is flamboyantly celebrated in Rabi’ al-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic Calendar. The date … Read more