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Celebrating the Sacred Bond of Marriage: Karva Chauth and the North Indian Culture

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Karwa Chauth is a festival celebrated by Hindu women from the Indian Subcontinent on the…Continue readingCelebrating the Sacred Bond of Marriage: Karva Chauth and the North Indian Culture

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Experience the Divine Journey: Ratha Yatra of Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha, India

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमःॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared here. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Ratha Yatra or Car Festival or Chariot Festival is a Hindu festival  associated with Lord Jagannath held…Continue readingExperience the Divine Journey: Ratha Yatra of Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha, India

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Bihar and Jharkhand’s Chhath Puja: Honoring the Sun God

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival historically native to the Indian subcontinent, more specifically, the Indian…Continue readingBihar and Jharkhand’s Chhath Puja: Honoring the Sun God

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Ganga Mahotsav of Varanasi: A Spectacular Celebration of Music, Dance, and Culture

Introduction: India, a land known for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant festivals, and spiritual significance, holds a special place for Varanasi, the spiritual capital of the country. One of the most enchanting festivals celebrated in this ancient city is the Ganga Mahotsav. Held in November on the banks of the sacred River Ganges, this grand…Continue readingGanga Mahotsav of Varanasi: A Spectacular Celebration of Music, Dance, and Culture

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Purandara Dasa Aradhana : An annual music festival in Hampi, Karnataka

Sri Purandaradasa Aradhana is the annual Aradhana (a Sanskrit term meaning act of glorifying God or a person) of Kannada saint composer Purandara Dasa, who is considered as ‘The Pitamaha’ meaning grandfather of Carnatic Music. The festival is observed in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, primarily in Hampi, the place where Purandara Dasa lived and attained  Samadhi  The Aradhana is observed on Pushya Bahula Amavasya day, when the saint attained…Continue readingPurandara Dasa Aradhana : An annual music festival in Hampi, Karnataka

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Joyful Garba dance of Gujarat during the annual Navaratri festival

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमःॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared here. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Garba is a form of dance which originated in the state of Gujarat…Continue readingJoyful Garba dance of Gujarat during the annual Navaratri festival

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The Timeless Beauty and Devotion of Ganga Aarti in India: A Spiritual Experience that Captivates the Senses

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Every evening, as dusk descends, the Ganga Aarti is performed…Continue readingThe Timeless Beauty and Devotion of Ganga Aarti in India: A Spiritual Experience that Captivates the Senses

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Basant Utsav (Spring Festival) at Shantiniketan in West Bengal

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Holi is one of the numerous festivals that are celebrated…Continue readingBasant Utsav (Spring Festival) at Shantiniketan in West Bengal