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Four Ashramas of Vedic Life - The 4 Stages of Life in Hinduism

Four Ashramas of Vedic Life - The 4 Stages of Life in Hinduism

This system of ashramas is believed to be prevalent since the 5th century B.C.E. in Hindu society. it still stands as an important "pillar" of Hindu socio-religious tradition.

Who is Kalbhairav ? Story Behind The Kalbhairav.

Who is Kalbhairav ? Story Behind The Kalbhairav.

Kalbhairav is an incarnation of Lord Shiva and a complete replica of Shiva. Once Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu quarrel about their greatness. 

Why do we celeberate teachers day on 5th september in India ?

Why do we celeberate teachers day on 5th september in India ?

5th September is the birth anniversary of a great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a staunch believer of education, and was a well-known diplomat, scholar, the President of India.

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Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi (Vināyaka Chaturthī) is the Hindu festival that reveres god Ganesha. A ten-day festival, it starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in Gregorian months of August or September.

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Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of July or August. According to the Hindu calendar this religious festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon

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Teej is celebrated in honour of reunion of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. The reason why Hartalika Teej came into existence after Parvati asked a friend to kidnap her so that her father would not marry her to Lord Vishnu against her wish.



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Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival celebrated across the country. Irrespective of caste and creed people from all walks of life participate in this festival. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the lunar month Shravana (Shravana Poornima) which also coincides with Upa-karma (changing the sacred thread for the brahmins, Avani Avittom in South India).

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