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Raksha Bandhan – Strong bond of trust

We are all the social beings agreed to stay connected to each other, tie in the bonds of relationships. This bond is the bond of trust and love which we accept with vivacity. In our society, there are different forms of relationship. There are too many types of relationship among man and woman but the loveliest relationship among them is Brother-Sister relationship. This relationship is sweetest and loveliest because the sweetness is filled by the

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Charak Puja – Folk Festival in North Bengal

A traditional Bengali festival i.e. Charak Puja is celebrated mainly in the rural areas. This festival is dedicated to penance i.e. the Charak Puja stands uniquely in the scenario of Bengali festival. Gajan is also a Hindu festival which is celebrated mostly in the Indian state of West Bengal. This festival is connected with the deities like Dharmathakur, Neel and Shiva. The word Gajan in Bengali language is originated from the word Roar or Garjan

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Why we celebrate Hanuman Jayanti?

Hanuman Jayanti is also known as Hanumath Jayanti. This festival is celebrated for celebrating the birth of Sri Hanuman which is the Vanara and is adored across India. This festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra of Hindu Calendar i.e. Chaitra Pournimaa. Sri Hanuman is a fervent devotee of Lord Rama and he is worshipped for his undaunted devotion to Lord Rama. During this auspicious occasion, the devotees

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Basanti Puja in North Bengal

India is a country of festivals. Here different festivals are celebrated with lots of colors and joys. You can find many new festivals in every state of India. Following this rule North Bengal is blessed with Basanti Puja. The festival of Basanti Puja is also known as Vasant Durga Puja and it is observed during Chaitra Navratri or sometime in the mid of April. This festival is not so popular like Kathik Masa or Ashwin but has its own value and there

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Rama Navami Celebration in India

Hindu Festival Rama Navami is celebrated for the Lord Rama’s birth, son of Queen Kausalya and King Dasharatha of Ayodhya. Lord Rama id the seventh incarnation of Dashavatara of Lord Vishnu. The festival of Rama Navami is celebrated in the Shukla Paksha of Navami, which is considered as the 9th day in the month of Chaitra, according to Hindu Calender. This festival is also named as Chaitra Masa Suklapaksha Navami. This festival also in scripts the

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Why Navratri is celebrated twice a year?

The festival of Navratra is dedicated to Hindus for worshiping deity Durga. The meaning of word Navratra is “nine nights” this is extracted from Sanskrit, where nav means nine and ratri means night. Hindus worship nine forms of Devi (Shakti). The ten days are also known as Dussehra or Vijayadashmi. This festival is among the very important festival and is celebrated twice a year with great zeal. Significance behind Navaratri Celebration The beginning

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Holi Zeal Grips Siliguri and Whole Country

Whole Country including Siliguri residents are all set to celebrate and have fun playing Holi with their friends and family. Most of markets of Siliguri like Kela Hatti, Mahabirsthan, Hongkong Market, Bishan Market have witnessed the heavy rush of people making last minute shopping ahead of Holi, to be celebrated in city on Sunday and Monday. The shopkeepers have decorated their shops with colors and pitchkari to attract children and other costumers.

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