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Varalakshmi Vratam of South India

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‘ Shopping for Varalakshmi Vratha ( Pooja ) Varalakshmi Vratam is a…Continue readingVaralakshmi Vratam of South India

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Ganga Aarti in India : Worshipping the holy river Ganges with lights & Bhajans

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 readingGanga Aarti in India : Worshipping the holy river Ganges with lights & Bhajans

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Vat Purnima / Vat Savitri Vratha : A fast by Hindu women in North India for husband’s long-life & well-being

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‘ Vat Purnima (वट पूर्णिमा, Vaṭapūrṇimā, also called Vat Savitri is a Hindu celebration observed…Continue readingVat Purnima / Vat Savitri Vratha : A fast by Hindu women in North India for husband’s long-life & well-being

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Ekambareswarar Shiva Temple of Kanchipuram (Kanjeevaram) in Tamilnadu

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‘ Ekambareswarar Temple (Ekambaranathar Temple) is a Hindu temple…Continue readingEkambareswarar Shiva Temple of Kanchipuram (Kanjeevaram) in Tamilnadu

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Kanchi Kailasanathar Shiva Temple of Kanchipuram in Tamilnadu

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‘ The Kanchi Kailasanathar temple is the oldest structure…Continue readingKanchi Kailasanathar Shiva Temple of Kanchipuram in Tamilnadu

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Allahabad Kumbha Mela — Sacred river festival of India : The greatest congregation of humans on the planet

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‘ Kumbha Mela ( River Festivals of India ) Introduction Kumbha Mela…Continue readingAllahabad Kumbha Mela — Sacred river festival of India : The greatest congregation of humans on the planet

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The sacred Vaikuntha Ekadashi fast observed by the Hindus

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‘ VAIKUNTA Ekadashi falls in the month of Marga-seersha (December-January) every year. Also known…Continue readingThe sacred Vaikuntha Ekadashi fast observed by the Hindus

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Mehndi : Henna Designs

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‘ Mehndi is the application of the paste or…Continue readingMehndi : Henna Designs

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Golu, Kolu, Gombe Habba, Bommai Kolu or Bommala Koluvu : The Festival of Dolls during Navarathri / Dusshehra in South 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 in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Golu Dolls for Navaratri 2022 – Buy Online Buy…Continue readingGolu, Kolu, Gombe Habba, Bommai Kolu or Bommala Koluvu : The Festival of Dolls during Navarathri / Dusshehra in South India

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Makar Sankranti : The Celebration of Winter Solistice all over 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‘ Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan or Maghi or simply Sankranti is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the deity Surya –…Continue readingMakar Sankranti : The Celebration of Winter Solistice all over India