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    Lakshmi Puja 2017: Significance, puja vidhi, tithi and all you need to know

    Lakshmi Puja is performed on the third day of the third day of Diwali. Goddess Lakshmi is referred to as the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. The festival falls on Amavasya of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Ashwin. It is believed that on this day Goddess Lakshmi visits her devotees and bestows blessings and gifts on them. The Goddess is bestowed with four hands which stand for dharma, kama, artha and

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    Diwali 2017: Wishes and greetings to share on SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp

    Diwali, the festival of lights and love is upon us again. The festival is celebrated each year by lighting diyas, worshiping Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, exchanging gifts and sweets, making rangolis and making delicacies. Diwali is the festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. The festival occurs every year on the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha of the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin. In 2017, Diwali will be celebrated

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    Narak Chaturdashi 2017: Wishes, greetings, images to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    Narak Chaturdashi, also known as Choti Diwali, Roop Chaudas and Kali Chaudas, falls on the second day of the five-day Diwali festival. According to mythology, ruler of Pragjyotishpur Narakasura would kidnap gopis and ill-treat them. On the day of Naraka Chaturdashi Lord Krishna, Devi Satyabhama and Goddess Kali killed the demon king. The day is celebrated by religious rituals and festivities followed on. People wake up before sunrise and take a holy

  • Narak Chaturdashi

    Narak Chaturdashi 2017: Significance, legend, tithi and all you need to know

    Naraka Chaturdashi, also known as Choti Diwali, Naraka Nivaran Chaturdashi, Roop Chaudas and Kali Chaudas, is celebrated on the second day of the five-day Diwali festival. It falls on the 14th day of the Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Ashwin. According to Hindi mythology, Lord Krishna and Goddess Kali killed demon Narakasura, ruler of Pragjyotishpur, on this day. Narakasura would kidnap the gopis and often ill-treat them. When Satyabhama, the second wife of

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    Dhanteras 2017: Wishes, greetings, images to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    Dhanteras is celebrated on the first day of the five-day festival of Diwali. Dhanteras is derived from two words ‘Dhan’ meaning ‘wealth’ and ‘teras’ meaning ‘13th day’. It falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashwin. The day holds a great significance and it is contemporary to perform God Kuber and Goddess Mahalakshmi puja. Dhanteras is also known as Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanvantri Jayanti. In 2017, Dhanteras

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    Dhanteras 2017: Significance, history, tithi and all you need to know

    Dhanteras also known as Dhantrayodashi is celebrated on the first day of Diwali which falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha. On the day of Dhanteras, Lord Kubera, the God of wealth and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped. The day is also celebrated as Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanvantari Jayanti, which marks the birth anniversary of Dhanvantari, the God of Ayurveda. There is also a ritual to lit lamps outside the home

  • NASA: Planet Nine does exist

    Washington: NASA believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, debunking myths that the planet, dubbed ‘Nibiru’ by doomsayers, will end of the world.

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    APJ Abdul Kalam birth anniversary: 15 quotes that will inspire you for life

    Also known as ‘People’s President’ and ‘Missile Man of India’ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu. He was felicitated with Padma Bhushan (1981), the Padma Vibhushan (1990), and Bharat Ratna (1997). In 2002, he was elected as the 11th President of India and served the term till 2007. After serving a term as the President, he returned to what he always liked ‘teaching’. Tragically, Dr Kalam

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    Diwali 2017: Significance of five days of Diwali

    Diwali, the festival of lights, is just around the corner. The festival is associated with wealth and happiness and has different significance on each day. In 2017, the festival kick starts on October 17 with Dhanteras. Buying ‘dhan’ or any precious metal on Dhanteras is considered auspicious and is a sign of good luck and prosperity. Dhanteras is followed by Naraka Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja and Padwa also celebrated as Balipratipada. The five-day

  • Diwali Special: Is your skin festive ready?

    New Delhi: In festive times, most people tend to laden up the skin with numerous varieties of cosmetics to look good. However, they end up making the condition even worse as even the best of cosmetics do no good when the skin condition from the inside is completely troubled. So, this Diwali, be smart and prepare your skin in advance.

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    Indian Air Force Day: 10 interesting facts about IAF that will make you proud

    No wonder the Indian Air Force is considered as one of the most formidable air forces in the world. It is the fourth largest air force in the world after USA, Russia, and China. The Indian Air Force (IAF) was formed under the Indian Air Force Act on October 8, 1932, and has over the years proved its mettle in various wartime and peacetime missions. On the occasion of Indian Air Force

  • Karwa Chauth 2017: 5 tips to make you Mehndi dark and long-lasting

    Karwa Chauth 2017: 5 tips to make you Mehndi dark and long-lasting

    Karwa Chauth festival falls on Sunday, October 8 this year. Indian women fast without food and water for their husband’s eternal health and well-being. On this women’s do the 16 singar to look beautiful including saree, mehndi, jewellery, earring, bangles and many other things. Mehndi called a shubh to martial women without mehndi any ritual program does not considered as a ‘shubh’.