Vijaya Dashami celebrations in North India

Vijaya Dashami is observed on Ashwin shukla paksha Dashami and it is celebrated all over North India. Ramlila Utsav, Kota Dussehra Mela and Kullu Dussehra celebrations make the festival huger. Ramleela Utsav: In North India people celebrate the festival Vijayadashami as the victory of Lord Ram over the demon Ravan. On this day, Ram killed […]

Durga Navratri in Kashmir | Dedicated to Kheer Bhawani and Vaishno Devi

Durga Navratri is the biggest festival for the Hindu communities living in Kashmir. Kashmiri Pandits celebrate the nine days of festival with utmost devotion and much gusto. In Kashmir, Navratri is dedicated to Goddesses Kheer Bhavani and Vaishno Devi. Durga Navratri 2018 begins on October 10 and ends on October 18. During Navratri, devotees throng […]

Navratri 2010 Raas Garba in Australia – Navratri 2010 celebrations

Navratri Raas Garba, a cultural festival dance of Gujaratis, is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Australian places like New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, where most of the Indian communities live. For this year, 2010, Navratri will be celebrated in tremendous atmosphere. In spite of so called racial attacks and some unfortunate incidents […]

Navratri – World’s Longest Dance Festival in Gujarat during Durga Navaratras

Durga Navratri is the most colourful and most celebrated festival in Gujarat. Dandia and some other folk dance forms are the special attractions in Durga Navratri celebrations in Gujarat.  To capture the attention of the world and to attract tourists, the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TGCL) is all set to arrange the longest dance […]

Durga Puja (Durga Navratri Pooja)

Durga Navratri Puja is the most celebrated Hindu festival in India. During Durga Pooja, Mother Goddess Shakti is worshipped in 9 different forms. The rituals and the celebrations may vary from place to place. Durga Navaratri puja starts on Ashwin Shukla Prathami (Ashwayuja Shukla Padyami) with Kalasha Sthapana or Ghata Sthapana. Before Ghata Sthapana, in […]

Durga Devi – Goddess For Eighth Day of Durga Navratri – Durga Astami Goddess

Sri Durga Devi is the Goddess for the eighth day of Durga Navarathri. In 2010, during the festival of Durga Navrathri, on October 15th, Goddess Sri Durga Devi is worshipped. This day is very important as a part of the navratri celebrations in Sri Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on this day.