Three Reasons Why Hindus Fast on Maha Shivratri- the ‘Night of the Lord of Destruction’  Hindus worship Lord Shiva, the Lord of Destruction, everyday. But they believe that worshipping Him on His special day will wash away all their sins and open the gates to heaven.

Three Reasons Why Hindus Fast on Maha Shivratri- the ‘Night of the Lord of Destruction’ Hindus worship Lord Shiva, the Lord of Destruction, everyday. But they believe that worshipping Him on His special day will wash away all their sins and open the gates to heaven.

Traditions and Stories that accompany the starting of school for Hindu children.

Traditions and Stories that accompany the starting of school for Hindu children.

India is a nation of stories. From mythology to religion to history to culture, everywhere you find stories which try to teach valuable life lessons, not just to kids, but also to adults.  From those stories, we have compiled a list of eight interesting and unique horse facts for this Year of the Horse.

India is a nation of stories. From mythology to religion to history to culture, everywhere you find stories which try to teach valuable life lessons, not just to kids, but also to adults. From those stories, we have compiled a list of eight interesting and unique horse facts for this Year of the Horse.

Balaji Jayanti is a major festival of Hindus and celebrated by millions with great splendor year after year. People from across the globe celebrate this day by offering special respects to the God of infinite grace whose life as an incarnation teaches several lessons in humility, goodness and love for everyone. Therefore, several people throng to Tirupati Balaji temple based in South India to get blessed by the mighty and kind God on his birthday.

Balaji Jayanti is a major festival of Hindus and celebrated by millions with great splendor year after year. People from across the globe celebrate this day by offering special respects to the God of infinite grace whose life as an incarnation teaches several lessons in humility, goodness and love for everyone. Therefore, several people throng to Tirupati Balaji temple based in South India to get blessed by the mighty and kind God on his birthday.

Every November, Tamil Nadu, a state in south India celebrates Thiru Karthigai, a three day grand festival of lamps. On this day (and many days before, after) Tamilians decorate the interiors and exteriors of their homes with beautiful, handmade lamps. Every city, town and village will be glowing with festive spirit.#festivaloflamps #lamp

Every November, Tamil Nadu, a state in south India celebrates Thiru Karthigai, a three day grand festival of lamps. On this day (and many days before, after) Tamilians decorate the interiors and exteriors of their homes with beautiful, handmade lamps. Every city, town and village will be glowing with festive spirit.#festivaloflamps #lamp

Karthik Purnima – Celebration of Gods and Disciples by Jains, Hindus & Sikhs  #hindu #sikh #jain #prayer #gods #disciple

Karthik Purnima – Celebration of Gods and Disciples by Jains, Hindus & Sikhs #hindu #sikh #jain #prayer #gods #disciple

Sikh festival - Guru Nanak Jayanthi: The Guru Who Gave a New Will to the People #festival #guru #sikh

Sikh festival - Guru Nanak Jayanthi: The Guru Who Gave a New Will to the People #festival #guru #sikh

Ancient cultures have acknowledged ‘the Sun’ as the most powerful energy and worshipped it as a solar deity. In Hindu culture, the Sun God is Surya, the God of energy and life-giving force, revered each year during Surya Sashti or Chhat Puja in the Hindu month of Karthik (November).

Ancient cultures have acknowledged ‘the Sun’ as the most powerful energy and worshipped it as a solar deity. In Hindu culture, the Sun God is Surya, the God of energy and life-giving force, revered each year during Surya Sashti or Chhat Puja in the Hindu month of Karthik (November).

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