Posts Tagged: "Festivals"

Karva Chauth: saving men’s lives since 5000 BC

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Alright. It is Karva Chauth. So the Wiki page for the same reads, Karva Chauth (Hindi: करवा चौथ) is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in North India in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The festival falls on the...

Lord Ganesha tells what we do wrong every Ganesh Chaturthi

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The most awaited festival Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in Maharashtra. The festival that falls on the 4th day of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month (August-September) as per the Hindu calendar, involves worshiping lord Ganesha’s idol around midday. While some people follow the tradition of worshiping him for one...

11 funny excuses you can say to avoid Holi pranks

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One more day and you will not be able to give your favourite excuse, “kids, I am going to office, please do not hit me with that water balloon. I will buy you chocolates in exchange for this favour”. Holi and excuses have a special bond to which nasty kids in...

12 ways to celebrate the World Nutella Day

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The sweet world of Nutella fans celebrates the World Nutella Day, today! So this really could be the best day of your life or the best celebration ever! Here are 12 ways you could celebrate the #WorldNutellaDay. Source   1. Open a brand new Nutella jar, dip your finger and have...

13 things you can relate to on a dry-day!

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After a whole month by drinking and partying right in December things become dead once you have welcomed the new year. So when the first ‘dry-day’ of the year hits you, it hits you really hard!  And the quintessential lovers of booze go really crazy with the thought of a holiday...

17 things Gujaratis do during uttarayan

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The transition of the Sun into Makar(Capricorn) is the time when we celebrate the festival Uttrayan or Makar-Sankranti. It is commonly known as the kite flying festival. Celebrated widely and enthusiastically in Gujarat, the Gujaratis have some unique ways of  enjoying the festival. Of what I have noticed, there are some really...