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Chaitra Navratri 2015

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Chaitra Navratri in 2015 (Vasant Navratri 2015) will begin from 21st of March to 29th of March, also known as Basant Navratri or Chaitra Navratri.

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Diwali 2014, Diwali Festival Celebration in India

Diwali 2014, Diwali Festival Celebration in India | religious and spiritual | Scoop.it

Gifts and Sweets form an integral part of Diwali. The excitement, enthusiasm and festivities during Diwali are unparallel. Diwali is also known as Deepavali as houses, offices and other establishments are decorated with row of lit oil lamps; the word Deepavali means row of lamps. The festival of Diwali is celebrated for 5 days starting on Dhanteras and ending with Bhau-beej. 

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Holi Festival Legends and its Story

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Holi Festivalis also celebrated as rang panchami. Legends go that Lord Krishna used to complain to His mother Yashoda about Radha’s fair complexion and His dark complexion.
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Rituals of Maha Shivratri Festival 2014

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The Maha Shivratri Festival starts on the night of Chauthas, the fourteenth day of the waxing moon and continues till the morning of Amavas (dark night). On the day of Mahashivratri, devotees observe a strict fast and make it a point to visit a Shiva Temple. 

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Yantra to Progress in Job ~ Prophet666

Yantra to Progress in Job ~ Prophet666 | religious and spiritual | Scoop.it
The work atmosphere is extremely competitive these days and with everyone trying to progress, move ahead and get promotions there is little room at the top for everyone. The Yantra which I have given here in this post is a ...
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Mahashivratri 2015

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Maha Shivaratri festival is one of the major festivals of India and it is celebrated all across the country. Maha Shivaratri or just Shivaratri is celebrated on the 13th or 14th night of the new moon during Krishna Paksha in the Hindu calendar month of Phalgun. Which is in February-March, in 2015, Shivaratri, according to the Gregorian calendar will falls on 17th of February.

Maha Shivaratri meaning the Great Night of Shiva is one of the most important days for Lord Shiva devotees.

 

On the day of Maha Shivaratri, Shiva devotees visit Shiva temples in large numbers. The grandeur at all Shiva temples big and small and especially at the 12 jyotirlingas

is awe-inspiring. On the day of Maha Shivaratri is majorly worshipped in His lingam form. It is believed that on the day of Maha Shivaratri, devotees who worship Lord Shiva with true devotion are freed from all sins.

 

There are numerous big and small legends that are associated with Mahashivratri. It is believed that on the day of Maha Shivaratri, Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvathi. Another belief is that Lord Shiva performed Tandava Nrithya and that on the day of Maha Shivaratri Lord Shiva revealed His lingam form. Also that on the day of Maha Shivaratri Lord Shiva drank the Halahala poison that emerged from Samundra manthan.

 

On the day of Shivratri devotees observe a fast and worship the Shivlingam using fruits, flowers, Gangajal, bel leaves and more. Lord Shiva is known by many names such as Rudra, Bholenath, Shankar, Shiv, Mahadev, Bhootnath, Kailashpati and more, He is the Supreme Brahaman for His devotees. It is believed that worshiping Lord Shiva with all rituals on the day of Mahashivratri helps a devotee attain Moksha. Along with Rudra Abhishekam, reading the Shiv Purana, Shiv Chalisa and doing Mantra Japa using the mantras ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ and Mahamritunjaya mantra are also ways to worship Lord Shiva. Know more about Mahashivratri Festival 2015 Visit: http://www.rudraksha-ratna.com/mahashivaratri.html

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Holi 2014 the Festival of Color

Holi 2014 the Festival of Color | religious and spiritual | Scoop.it
Holi Festival is also known as Rang Panchami the festival of Colors. It is the most celebrated festival in all places of India,  it is  celebrated by sprinkling coloured water and applying colours to each other. Holika Dahan and Holi Utsav is reprents the victory of good over the bad.
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Holi Festival 2014

Holi Festival 2014 | religious and spiritual | Scoop.it

Holi is the most celebrated festivals in Hindu Culture. There are numerous legends and mythological stories are associated with the colorful festival. People celebrate the festival with much fervor. 

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Mahashivratri 2014 and Its Importanc

Mahashivratri 2014 and Its Importanc | religious and spiritual | Scoop.it
Mahashivaratri is a most important and auspicious festival in India, it is called as a great night of Lord Shiva. Worshipping of Lord Shiva to gain the higher success and protection.
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