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Puja Vidhi and Muhurat for Govardhan Puja 2015

Govardhan Puja 2017 Govardhan puja is performed on the day following Badi Deepavali. In many houses, Annakoot puja is performed by preparing Chappan Bhog which contains 56 varieties offood items which are offered to God. An image of Govardhan is made of cow dung or mud. A picture of Govardhan can also be used for …

Legends of Govardhan Puja 2015 from All over India

Govardhan Puja 2017 The fourth day of Diwali celebrations is celebrated as Govardhan Puja. In this pooja, there is a tradition of building cow dung hillocks, which symbolize the Mount Govardhan, the mountain which was once lifted by Lord Krishna. After making such hillocks people decorate them with flowers and then worship them. They move in …

Goddess Laxmi Top Diwali Songs 2015

Goddess Laxmi Top Diwali Songs 2017 Diwali, also known as Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights, celebrated by millions of devotees worldwide. It is the Hindu festival of lights that comes once a year and is eagerly awaited by everyone. Lord Ganesha and Maa Lakshmi are two of the most important Gods in Hinduism. …

Most Spectacular Diwali Wallpapers 2015

Most Spectacular Diwali Wallpapers 2017 We bring to you the latest and the most beautiful collection of Diwali Wallpapers and Wishes Diwali is touted as a festival of lights. However, colours also play a big role in this festival. Houses are freshly painted and adorned with a multitude of decorations. People buy new clothes and …

Rangoli for Diwali that will Drop your Jaws !

Rangoli for Diwali that will Drop your Jaws ! Rangoli is a timeless tradition that is followed all over India. Rangoli is also known as alpana, aroma, or kolam. It is an ancient art, practiced by almost all households. In many cases, designs are passed down through generations with some of them being hundreds of …

Diwali Offer 2015: Har Ghar Lakshmi

It’s that time of the year when you wake up to sound of crackers. It’s the time of the year when you exchange gifts with near & dear ones. It’s Diwali! You are very close to our heart. So, here we are – to give you – exclusive gifts. The entire week – you can visit OnlinePrasad.com to get …

Choti Diwali 2015: Complete Puja Vidhi Video

Choti Diwali 2017: Puja Vidhi Videos Legend behind the Dhanteras or Choti Diwali 2017 An ancient legend ascribes the occasion to an interesting story about the 16 year old son of King Hima. His horoscope predicted his death by snake-bite on the fourth day of his marriage. On that particular day, his newly-wed wife did not …

The Festival of Wealth and Prosperity – Dhanteras

On Dhanteras, Lakshmi – the Goddess of wealth – is worshiped to provide prosperity and well being. It is also the day for celebrating wealth, as the word ‘Dhan’ literally means wealth and ‘Tera’ comes from the date 13th. In the evening, the lamp is lit and Dhan-Lakshmi is welcomed into the house. Alpana or …

6 Easy ways to do your Part for Eco-Friendly Diwali

6 Easy steps towards Eco-Friendly Diwali Over the recent years, this auspicious day has also turned out to be a strain on living standards. As the celebrations ensue, we are coerced into shopping, spending and wasting more during this festive occasion. Air quality levels dwindle to dangerous numbers, vehicles are jam-packed on the road, plastic and …

Your Complete Diwali Calendar and Planner

Important Festivals Dates around Diwali It was a dark, moonless night when Lord Ram, the banished king of Ayodhya returned home along with his wife, Sita after having vanquished the demon, Ravana (King of Lanka who had abducted Sita) and having completed 14 years in exile. Here are some Important Diwali Dates Dhanteras/Dhantrayodashi – 9th …

Diwali: The Festival of Lights and Excitement

Four Days of Diwali Celebration Each day of Diwali has its own tale, legend and myth to tell. The first day of the festival Naraka Chaturdasi marks the vanquishing of the demon Naraka by Lord Krishna and his wife Satyabhama. Amavasya, the second day of Deepawali, marks the worship of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth …

Legends and Rituals of Diwali Celebration in India

Diwali 2017 Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that’s marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. …

There is more to Diwali Celebration than you can ever Imagine

Why do we celebrate Diwali? It’s not just the festive mood in the air that makes you happy, or just that it’s a good time to enjoy before the advent of winter. There are 9 mythical and historical reasons why Diwali is a great time to celebrate. And there are good reasons not just for …

10 Names of Lord Krishna and Meaning

10 Names of Lord Krishna   Lord Krishna is the 8th avatar of Lord Vishnu! He is also lovingly called with the following names by His devotees- 1. Madhusudan –  Lord Krishna killed the demon, Madhu. Ironic that a demon had a name like Madhu which means nectar! 2. Navnitachora – This name of Lord …

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Diwali or Deepawali, also known as the “”festival of lights” or “row of lights”, is celebrated on the thirteenth day of Krishna paksh in the ashwin month. Its a five day celebration and one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated with enthusiasm throughout the country. This day marks the victory of good over evil. Origin of Diwali:  …

Choti Deepawali

The second day of three day Diwali utsav is celebrated as Choti Diwali/Deepawali or “Small Diwali/Deepawali” or “Naraka Chaturthi”. Choti Diwali Celebrations: People prepare beautiful rangolis and make small footprints (that symbolizes the footprint of Goddess Lakshmi), made out of rice paste and roli, at the entrance of their home as it is considered to …