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Rituals and Significance of Ratha Saptami

Rituals and Significance of Ratha Saptami Festival

Ratha Saptami, also known as Magha Saptami, is a Hindu festival that is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion across different parts of India. This auspicious occasion falls on the seventh day (Saptami) of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) of the Hindu month of Magha, typically occurring in January or February. The festival holds immense significance in Hindu mythology and is dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun God.

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Celebrating Festival of Vasant Panchami and Saraswati Puja. Blog by gaathastory

Vasant Panchami and Saraswati Puja

Vasant Panchami, also known as Basant Panchami, is a vibrant Hindu festival celebrated in India and other parts of South Asia. It marks the arrival of spring and is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Saraswati, the deity of knowledge, music, arts, and wisdom. The word “Vasant” translates to “spring,” while “Panchami” refers to the fifth day of the Hindu lunar month.

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What is Shatatila Ekadashi and How do we celebrate it ?

Shatatila Ekadashi, also known as Tilda Ekadashi or Magh Krishna Ekadashi, is an auspicious Hindu festival which is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm. It falls on the eleventh day of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Magh according to the Hindu lunar calendar. This festival holds significance as it is believed to bring blessings, prosperity, and spiritual growth. Lord Vishnu is prayed by offering Til (Sesame) seeds and by fasting.

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An Introduction to Surajkund Crafts Mela

Discover the vibrant and culturally rich Surajkund Crafts Mela, a fair that showcases the best of Indian art and craftsmanship. With its fascinating history, diverse themes, and immersive experiences, this annual event in Faridabad is a must-visit for anyone seeking to delve into India’s cultural heritage.

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Major festivals and events in February

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