Category Archives: Events

15 Interesting Facts about ‘Dussehra’ all of us should know

The famous festival of ‘Dussehra’, also known as ‘Navarathri’ is celebrated all across India in different ways in different states with full enthusiasm. Also, the custom and traditions of celebration of Dussehra differ from state to state; the main motive behind every Hindu celebrating this festival remains to celebrate the victory of good over evil.… Read More »

Interesting Fact About Karva Chauth

Karva Chauth – Love coated in religious shades • Karva Chauth is a festival celebrated by married women for the well being and longevity of their husbands, in the states of northwestern part of India particularly Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. • Almanac – This festival comes nine days before Diwali on “Kartik Ki… Read More »

8 Interesting facts about Makarsankranti

  Makarsankranti is a festival of harvest not only in the major agricultural nation one like India but also in the adjoining countries like Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Thailand in various cultural forms. 1. Makarsankranti is celebrated every year on 14th of January. This day marks the transition of the sun into the Tropic of… Read More »

11 Interesting Facts About The Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is the world’s largest hindu pilgrimage which is organized once in three years in Allahabad, Nashik, Haridwar and Ujjain respectively turn by turn. Hindus from all over the world gather at the Sangam, where the holy waters of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati meet and take the holy bath to wash their sins… Read More »

10 Interesting Anecdotes about April fool’s Day!

  It’s that time of the year again when you can get back at your boss, enemy or your meanest cousin for all the horrible things that they have ever done to you and not be persecuted for it. Every year on April 1 we put on our thinking caps and bring out our evil… Read More »

12 Truly Interesting Facts about The Holi Festival

Holi is the most colorful festival in the world and it is being celebrated in India by people of all languages and even by foreign travelers. It is popularly known as the “Festival of Colors” and marks the beginning of spring season.  Here are some interesting facts about the festival which will surely help you… Read More »

10 Facts About Women’s Day That Everyone Should Know

Every year, to recognize and acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, we celebrate the International Women’s Day all across the globe. Their struggle is far from over, but things sure have changed from the first International Women’s Day. But what is always like that? Here are 10 facts related to women’s… Read More »

10 Interesting Facts about Navratri

You may know this already. Or you’ve guessed it right! The number nine has a lot of significance attached to the Hindu festival called ‘Navratri’. ‘Nav’ means nine and ‘Ratri’ means night in Sanskrit. So, ‘Navratri’ means nine nights. Not surprising then, that this popular festival is celebrated over nine nights. Let’s move to the… Read More »

6 Interesting Facts about Good Friday

Good Friday is a time of great faith and reflection of the devotion of Christians around the world. It is believed that on this day Jesus was crucified. The term Good Friday is also called the Great or the Holy Friday. The origin of the term Good is not so distinct. Some say that that… Read More »

11 Interesting Facts About Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti: The Most jubilating Hindu Festival Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival, which is celebrated virtually all parts of India, Bangladesh and Nepal, has its own antiquity. Indian astrology divides the path of the sun in to 12 “Rashis” and Path of the moon in to 27 “nakshatras”. Fundamentally Makar is a Hindu zodiac sign and… Read More »