Bhai Dooj 2018 | Bhau Beej 2018 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2018, Bhai Dooj date is November 9. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Diwali Rituals and Customs

Do you know that various interesting rituals and traditions are attached to the festival of diwali? This five day long festival is celebrated with lot of fun and excitement and people exchange gilts, sweets! The various rituals of diwali festival are mentioned below- have a look! The first day of diwali is popular with the […]

Dawat Puja on Bhai Dooj

Dawat Puja is a ritual dedicated to Chitragupta. In 2017, Dawat Puja date is October 21. It is observed on Chitragupta Jayanthi (Bhai Dooj / Yama Dwitiya), just a couple of days following Diwali festival. Dawat Puja is mainly observed in North India among the Kayastha caste of people. As Dawat Puja marks Chitragupta Jayanti, […]

Diwali Milan – Diwali reunion of friends and relatives

The festival of Diwali (Deepavali) is the perfect time for reviving personal relationships and social ties. Hindus all over the world celebrate this festival of lights with great enthusiasm and joy by socializing and interacting with each other. These reunions are famous with the name of diwali milan. In 2014, Diwali Milan is on October 23. […]

26 October 2011, Diwali, Deepavali, Today

26 October 2011, Today is Diwali or Deepavali, the festival of lights. Today is the third day of five-day Diwali celebrations. It falls on Amavasya in Ashwin month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars and on Amavasya in Kartik month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Lakshmi Puja is the main ritual of Diwali festival. […]