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What is Japanese New Year?

The final countdown has begun… Only few more days to “Osho Gatsu 2013″ or “Japanese New Year 2013.” This national holiday is the biggest and most important event …

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December 30, 2012

Kwanzaa- commemorating African values

Kwanzaa is an elaborate seven-day long harvest festival most popularly celebrated among the African-American communities. Interestingly, this grand festival is commemorated just a day following the Christmas Eve, …

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December 27, 2012

Hanukkah – Festival of Lights!

Hanukkahis one of the most popularly celebrated eight-day long festivals of the American-Jewish community. The festival is commemorated to celebrate the spirit of the re-dedication of the holy …

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November 27, 2012

The Auspicious Gurpurab

Gurpurab, commemorated as the auspicious Guru Nanak Jayanti, is celebrated as the birth anniversary of most revered Gurus of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak Ji. This is the biggest …

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November 17, 2012

Bhai Dooj

Bhai Dooj is celebrated all over the country to revere the sanctity of the bond shared between a brother and a sister. The day is celebrated as a …

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November 14, 2012

Time To Celebrate Children’s Day!

Children’s Day… a day for the children and by the children! The children’s day signifies the commitment of the country towards the well-being and welfare of our children. …

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November 14, 2012

Diwali Home Decoration Ideas

Apart from lighting, pooja and sweets, home decoration is another very big task on Diwali. Deity of wealth and prosperity, Goddess Laxmi loves beauty and cleanliness; and blesses …

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November 7, 2012

Significance of Halloween Props

What is Halloween? Halloween has dual spirit of both festive as well as superstitious feel. It is thought that the origin of Halloween is the ancient Celtic festival …

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October 28, 2012


As the name suggests, “Navaratri” is formed by two words i.e. “nava” (for “nine”) and “ratri” (for “nights”). So, Navratri is a 9-day festival observed in the Hindu …

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October 3, 2012

Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha is a popular Hindu deity since He is invoked before the beginning of any auspicious journey. The diety with the countenance of an elephant is synbolic. …

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September 14, 2012

Teachers’ Day (India)

Teachers’ Day is a great expression to pay tribute to the teachers who spend their lives in nurturing the young citizens of the country. The role of a …

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September 3, 2012


Onam is a Hindu festival, celebrated by the people of Kerala in India. Also known as Vamana Jayanti, it solemnizes the Vamana avatar of Vishnu and the homecoming …

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August 22, 2012
Warm Wishes on Eid


Eid-ul-Fitr is a Muslim holy day that celebrates the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting in the Islamic belief. To understand it better, the Arabic words ‘Eid’ …

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August 17, 2012

Independence Day

The date 15th August, 1947 has now become emblematic of freedom, independence and a shackle-free existence for every Indian. The day reminds the citizens of India of their …

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August 13, 2012


Janmashtami is celebrated all over India with full zest and vigour in the month of August or September on the ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the eighth day …

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August 10, 2012

Friendship Day

Friendship Day is the perfect time to let your friends know how special they are and how cherished is your friendship. The first Sunday of August each year …

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August 1, 2012