1. September 01, 2020


    Navaratri is the ritual observance for propitiating the Mother of the Universe, Ambika. This is celebrated with grandeur all over India, especially in Bengal. Of the seasons, Vasanta ritu (spring) and Sharad ritu (autumn) engender ailments and give distress. Therefore these two are termed as the fangs of Yama, God of Death. Hence Navaratri is observed , to get relief from them. Due to ceremonial fasting as well as observance of personal hygiene, the body becomes more resistant as well the mind remains in devotional fervour. Moreover Goddess Durga is as the name suggests, the remover of all obstacles, hence it is most appropriate to honour Her with our devotion. This is observed for nine days & nights.

    Those who cannot observe this ritual for all the nine days should observe it at least for the last three days of Saptami, Ashtami and Navami. Of the two most popular navaratris, the one that falls in the spring season is called Vasanta Navaratri commencing from the Prathama (first

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  2. August 21, 2020


    This day is celebrated in the honor of the birthday of the Father of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapuji. Internationally this day is celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence as Gandhiji was the preacher of non-violence. He is a symbol of peace and truth.

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  3. August 21, 2020

    Vamana Jayanti

    Vamana Jayanti is celebrated to worship the fifth incarnation (avatar) of Lord Vishnu as Lord Vamana. The festivities of Vamana Jayanti takes place on the twelfth day of Bhadrapada month in the Shukla Paksha as per the Hindu calendar. Vamana Jayanti falls either in August or September as per the Gregorian calendar.

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