Why do we celebrate Teej?

Teej or Haritalika Teej is a festival dedicated to the sacred couple- Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. As per legend, after several penance Goddess Parvati was united with Lord Shiva. It is the swing and ...

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Why do we celebrate Mim Kut?

Mim Kut is a festival of maize that is devoted as a tribute to the nature and dead souls. There is a belief that during the festival the dead predecessors visit their family house and ...

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Why do we celebrate Navakhana?

Navakhana Festival attributes the rice crop harvest. It is celebrated annually according to the Hindu month of Bhadrapad or Bhadav that is in the month of September. The festival is held in the region of ...

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Why do we celebrate Phulaich Fair?

The Phulaich Fair is related with those persons who have passed away. It is a flower festival called as Ookayang. The Phulaich Fair or Fulaich Festival occurs on 6th September annually in the district Kinnaur of ...

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Why do we celebrate World Ozone Day?

The World Ozone Day is celebrated for the Ozone layer preservation. It occurs annually on 16th September worldwide since 1995. Numerous programs and activities are organized in schools and several institutions to spread awareness about the ...

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Why do we celebrate Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti?

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Valmiki. He wrote the epic Ramayana that consists of 24,000 verses. He discovered the first verse which firmed the base to Sanskrit poetry. It takes place on ...

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Why do we celebrate Sri Vithappa Fair?

Sri Vithappa Fair is organized to honor Vithappa deity in the Vithappa village. The three day fair takes place in the month of September or October in Vithappa village, Karnataka in India. The celebrations are ...

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Why do we celebrate Vishwakarma Puja?

Vishwakarma Puja is performed to honor Lord Vishwakarma. He was a Principal Universal Architect as believed by the Hindus. He is the sacred craftsmen, the son of Brahma, the creator of ornaments, maker of weapons ...

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Why do we celebrate Teacher’s Day?

Teacher's Day is celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. He was a firm believer of education, scholar, diplomat, first Vice President and second President of India. The day is an honor to ...

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Why do we celebrate Onam?

Onam is a festival of harvest and is celebrated to honor legendary King Maveli's homecoming. It is said that during Onam his spirit visit Kerala. The festival occurs during the Malayalam calendar's first month of Chingam ...

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