Culture

The Revenant: lessons for Life and Entrepreneurship

Revenant means ‘he who returns from the dead’ truly depicting the character of the movie which will make you cry, terrified, and speechless. It is based on the true story...

Camphor and Its Medicinal Uses

Botanical name of camphor is cinnamomum camphora. In India it is called and known as Kapoor, Karpur, or Karpooram. Its origin is said to be the Japan, Vietnam, and China....

8 Incarnations of Ganesha

The stories and legends of Lord Ganesha are referred in many pauranic texts out of which two Puranas viz. Ganesha Purana and Mudgala Purana (Upa Puranas) are totally dedicated to...

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What is the Hindu Calendar (Vikram Samvat)

In most of the world people follow English Calendar system also known as Georgian Calendar. However in India, we follow both English as well as Hindu calendar which is a...

Dussehra

What is the Significance of Celebrating Dussehra

Dus means ten and hara means defeat, Dussehra means defeat of 10 things. Dussehra is also known as Vijayadashami i.e. Vijay + Dashmi – victory over 10 vices. It is...

Nine Forms of Maa Durga

Goddess Durga is a form of Shakti, she is a combined evolution of Maa Saraswati, Maa Laxmi, and Maa Mahakali. These three Goddess are the energies of Lord Brahma, Lord...

What is the Importance of Navratri Festival

Navratri is a nine-day long highly religious festival of Maa Durga or Shakti celebrated by Hindus with great festivity.It comes twice on a year, once around March-April and the second...

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What is the Importance of Karva Chauth

Karwa Chauth, also known as Karak Chaturthi (करक चतुर्थी), is an ages old one day festival for married women. There is immense importance of karva chauth among Indian women when...

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What is the Importance of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and the Goddess Parvati, he is depicted as an elephant’s head on a human body. Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is immensely celebrated occasion in...

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What is the Importance of Shradh

According to our old literature, every son should perform the ritual of shradh. Shradh month is considered very auspicious in the Hindu religion. Shradh month is the occasion of presenting...

What is the Importance of Anant Chaturdashi

Anant, another name of Lord Vishnu, means eternal, and Chaturdashi means fourteen, Anant Chaturdashi, also known as Anant Chaudas, falls 10 days after Ganesh Chaturthi. According to Hindu calendar, it...

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How to do Nirjala Ekadashi Fast

What is Nirjala Ekadashi Nirjala Ekadashi, also known as Pandava Bhima Ekadashi, or Pandava Nirjala Ekadashi, is a Hindu parva and a holy day generally falls on the every 11th...

Jolly Buoy Island – Nature’s Bounty

Jolly Buoy Island and Red Skin Island is the part of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. However, Jolly Buoy is more prominent than Red Skin which is smaller and just...

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Ross Island – Paris of the East

This island was called the Paris of East by the British, and named after the marine surveyor Sir Daniel Ross. It is small in the size, less than a square...

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Popular Tourist Places to visit in Orissa

Jagannath Temple, Puri The Jagannath Temple is a world famous sacred Hindu temple and an important pilgrimage destination dedicated to Lord Vishnu. .Jagannath means Lord of the Universe. Puri is...

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List of famous temples in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, also called the city of Lord Shiva, is the topmost tourist place of Odisha and India as well. Bhubaneswar is another name of Lord Shiva. The Golden triangle of...

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Sundarban National Park

The Sundarban National Park located in West Bengal has the honor of being a world heritage site, tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve of the state. Also it is situated...

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Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial popularly known as the Victoria Memorial Hall is among one of the attention-grabbing landmarks situated in the city of Kolkata in West Bengal. The building is entirely...

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India’s only active Volcano – Barren Island

Located 139 kms NE by the sea from Port Blair – the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, Barren Island, the small 3-km-wide island, is the only active volcano...

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Why do we Celebrate Vasant Panchami

Word ‘Basant’ means Spring. An important Indian festival, Basant Panchami, Vasant Panchami or Shree Panchami, is associated with the season of Spring. Spring is crowned as the king of all...

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Why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is a Hindu harvest festival which marks the beginning of the harvest season and happiness of getting new crops to farmers. It is celebrated on the January 14...

Varanasi

Varanasi – a sacred, holy, special place!

Varanasi, Kashi, or Banaras is a famous pilgrimage and sacred place in the Uttar Pradesh, India, also famous for the holy river Ganga. As per the centuries old scriptures: a...