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Puja Vidhi and Muhurat for Govardhan Puja 2015

Govardhan Puja 2015 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...

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Legends of Govardhan Puja 2015 from All over India

Govardhan Puja 2015 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...

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Goddess Laxmi Top Diwali Songs 2015

Goddess Laxmi Top Diwali Songs 2015 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...

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Most Spectacular Diwali Wallpapers 2015

Most Spectacular Diwali Wallpapers 2015 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...

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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...

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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...

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Choti Diwali 2015: Complete Puja Vidhi Video

Choti Diwali 2015: Puja Vidhi Videos Legend behind the Dhanteras or Choti Diwali 2015 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Legends and Rituals of Diwali Celebration in India

Diwali 2015 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...

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!...

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...

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...