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festivals of India

Festivals of Navaratri and Dussera

Festival of Navaratri

We celebrate the festivals of Navaratri and Dussera with episodes on Baalgatha and Chants of India Podcasts. Listen to the stories in English, Hindi and Kannada.

Festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi

Do you know that the festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi has been celebrated since thousands of years? In this special episode on Baalgatha Podcast listen to three short stores or legends associated with Rakhi.

Why do we celebrate Akshaya Tritiya?

In this episode, Sriram, the host of Chants of India podcast, explains the stories associated with the festival of Akshay Tritiya. To mark this festival, we published this episode on Baalgatha Podcast as well. Hope you like this narration!

The Festival of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi

Best wishes from gaatha story for the festival of Gudi Padwa / Ugadi/ Cheti Chand! It is interesting how the same day is celebrated under different names in various parts of India. In this episode, listen to the story of Gudi Padwa in English, Hindi, Marathi and Kannada.