Raksha Bandhan – The Bond of Protection

Raksha Bandhan Festival

Raksha Bandhan is derived from two words ‘Raksha’ which means protection and ‘Bandhan’ meaning binding or bound. In Sanskrit, it translates to, “the bond of protection, obligation, or care”. It is recognized by many names like ‘Vish Trak’ – the destroyer of venom, ‘Punya Pradayak’- the best owner of boons and the ‘Pap Nashak’ – … Read more

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

Rama Navami- History, Significance, and Celebration

Rama Ravami

Rama Navami (Sri Rama Navami) is celebrated to mark the day when the great Maryada Purushottam Ram Or Lord Rama was incarnated in Ayodhya as a human. Lord Rama is known to be the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu and is also known to embody the divinities of Lord Vishnu. Various ancient Indian scriptures accentuate … 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

Thanksgiving – History and Celebration

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in the United States, Canada, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated … Read more

24+ Most Loved Festivals Of India

Festivals Of India

India, without any doubt, is the land of amazing festivals. It has individuals from distinct religious activities and customs and therefore, observes various pious festivals. Indians commemorate many religious festivals. Indians await the festivals throughout the year and celebrate them with great interest and enthusiasm. The complete surroundings of India are filled with happiness and … Read more