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…

THINGS TO DO IN GUJRAT

Gujarat is famous for its rich cultural heritage, especially dance (garba and dandiya raas) and food (dhokla, fafda, khakra, etc.). Gujarat is also well known for its economic success in India. The mo…

RAJASTHAN DAY

30th March, 2019: Today, Rajasthan celebrates its 70th Rajasthan Day. On this day 70 years ago The vibrant state of Rajasthan came into the existence. Earlier, Rajasthan was known as Rajputana. This d…

LENT IN INDIA

Lent is a 40 day liturgical season observed by Roman Catholics by of fasting, special prayer and almsgiving. The lent is very likely in imitation of Jesus’ fast for 40 days in the desert before His pu…

HOLI IN NEPAL

Just like India, Nepal also has one of the most colourful and lively Holi Celebrations. Trek to the Everest Base Camp to experience Holi in Nepal at its fullest. The festival marks the start of spring…

THE SHIGMO FESTIVAL

Shigmo festival is a spring festival in Goa during the months of February or March. The festival is celebrated by the Konkani population of the state. It marks the bloom of the forests of the Western …

HOLI TRADITIONS ACROSS INDIA

6. Assam: In Assam, Holi is known by the name Phagwah. The festival is celebrated over two days. While usually on Holika Dahan, a bonfire or a puppet is burned, in Assam it is signified by burning cla…

Holi Traditions across India

Holi in addition to celebrating the triumph of good over evil is also a festival to welcome spring. Legends say that, Holi began in the Barsana region of India, which includes Vrindavan, Mathura, Nand…