Rath Yatra – Jagannath Rath Yatra

Rath Yatra

Rath Yatra, Jagannath Rath Yatra or the Chariot festival is a grand celebration that is rejoiced by Hindus from all over the world. The phrase ‘rath-yatra’ in itself is a Sanskrit term which when separated means chariot or carriage (Ratha) and pilgrimage (yatra). Rath Yatra is an auspicious event in which a carriage is decorated … 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

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

Diwali – The Festival of Lights

Diwali

India, a great country, which is recognized for being the land of joyful festivals. Among these festive occasions, there’s Diwali that is one of the biggest celebrated festivals in India. Diwali is also called the festival of lights; therefore, all Indians celebrate this day with pleasure. To put it correctly, Diwali is the carnival that … Read more