BAISAKHI

Baisakhi is a popular festival in India celebrated in Punjab with huge fanfare and excitement. Every year, on the 13th or 14th of April, this festival marks the sikh new year and commemorates the form…

UNIQUE GOOD FRIDAY RITUALS

Good Friday is a sombre holiday. Here is how people across the world commemorate this day: Berumuda – Good Friday is celebrated by flying kites which are meant to symbolize Christ’s ascension to heave…

THE JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE

One of the darkest hours of the British Colonial rule in India was 100 years ago on this day when British troops fired on thousands of people in what we now call the Jallianwala Massacre. Brigadier Ge…

DAYS OF NAVRATRI

Navratri is a festival of 9 days. Here is what each day signifies. Shailputri: Goddess Shailputri is worshiped on the first day of Navratri. The Goddess holds a trident and lotus in her hands and Nand…

NAVARATRI

Navaratri is a 9 day festival celebrated all across India with great devotion and fervor. The festival of Navratri is celebrated twice a year. Navratri is also called Chaitra Navratri and is very eage…

Attuvela Mahotsavam, Kerala

Attuvela Mahotsavam is celebrated at he Elamkavu Bhagavathy Temple, located at Vadayar in Kottayam, Kerala. A shift from the popular elephants and temples, this one is an engrossing water carnival tha…

THE FESTIVAL OF GANGAUR

The festival of Gangaur is meant to be all about celebrating marriage and love by honouring the Goddess Parvati or Gauri. Gana signifies Lord Shiva, and Gangaur symbolises Lord Shiva and Parvati toget…

THINGS TO DO IN GUJRAT

7. Laxmi Villas Palace One of the grandest structures in India, Laxmi Vilas Palace was built in 1890 as the private residence of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. It is believed to be nearly four times …

THINGS TO DO IN GUJRAT

3. Dwarkadeesh The word ‘Dwarka; is made of two words- ‘dwara’ meaning road, and ‘ka’ implying eternal significance. , Dwarka was the kingdom of Lord Krishna, and he stayed there for quite an extended…