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Ram Navami 2024: Date, puja timings, rituals, history and celebrations

Published on Apr 15, 2024 01:15 PM IST

The birth of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu is celebrated as Ram Navami. All about history, puja timings, rituals and celebrations.

Ram Navami 2024 date and history: Chaitra Navratri began on April 9, Tuesday this year and will conclude on April 17 with the festival of Ram Navami.(Freepik)
By, New Delhi

Chaitra Navratri 2024 Day 7 bhog: Check out easy to make jaggery prasad recipes

Chaitra Navratri 2024: Day 7 of Chaitra Navratri is on April 15. Maa Kalratri is worshipped today. Check out prasad recipes to try for this auspicious day.

Chaitra Navratri 2024 Day 7 bhog: Maa Kalratri is offered prasad made from jaggery.
Published on Apr 15, 2024 07:03 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chaitra Navratri 2024 Day 7: Who is Maa Kalratri? Puja rituals, shubh muhurat

Chaitra Navratri 2024: Day 7 of Chaitra Navratri falls on April 15. Know who is Maa Kalratri, Saptami's significance, timings, shubh muhurat, rituals, and more.

Chaitra Navratri 2024: Goddess Kalratri is worshipped on Day 7 or Saptami tithi of Chaitra Navratri. (Wikipedia)
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 06:34 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chaitra Durga Ashtami 2024: Date, timing, significance, rituals and more

Chaitra Durga Ashtami is a day of invoking Goddess Durga's nine forms and honouring young girls as embodiments of her divine energy. Check all details inside.

Chaitra Durga Ashtami falls on Tuesday, April 16. (File photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 10:05 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Water guns are in full blast to mark Thai New Year festivities

The festival, known as Songkran, is a three-day shindig that started Saturday and informally extends for a week. It usually falls at the hottest time of year

People play with water as they celebrate the Songkran holiday which marks the Thai New Year in Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters )
Published on Apr 14, 2024 11:29 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, New Delhi

BR Ambedkar Jayanti: 10 timeless quotes by the architect of India's Constitution

Ambedkar Jayanti 2023: Here are 10 inspiring quotes by the Father of Indian Constitution - Dr Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar - on his 133rd birth anniversary

BR Ambedkar Jayanti 2024: 10 timeless quotes by the architect of India's Constitution (File Photo)
Published on Apr 13, 2024 11:32 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Happy Poila Baisakh 2024: Best wishes, SMS, WhatsApp messages, Facebook status

Happy Poila Baisakh 2024: Check out this list of 25 best wishes, quotes, SMS, WhatsApp messages, Facebook status to share with loved ones on Bengali New Year

Happy Poila Baisakh 2024: 25 best wishes, quotes, SMS, WhatsApp messages, Facebook status to share on Bengali New Year (Photo by Ralliwolf)
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 08:32 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Poila Baisakh 2024: Date, history, significance, celebration of Bengali New Year

Poila Baisakh 2024: Here's all you need to know about the date, history and significance of Poila Baisakh or the Bengali New Year

Poila Baisakh 2024: Date, history, significance and celebration of Bengali New Year (Photo by Diviniti)
Published on Apr 13, 2024 09:40 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Happy Vishu 2024: Best wishes, images, messages to share on Malayalam New Year

Happy Vishu 2024: The Malayalam New Year is being celebrated on April 14 this year. Greet your loved ones on this auspicious day with heartfelt wishes.

Happy Vishu 2024: On the auspicious occasion of Malayalam New Year, here are some wishes, images, messages, greeting to share on the occasion:(Pinterest)
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 07:53 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Happy Pohela Boishakh 2024: Wishes, images, messages on Bengali New Year

Pohela Boishakh is the first day of Bengali calendar. Here are best wishes, images, messages and quotes to share on Bengali New Year.

Happy Pohela Boishakh 2024: On the occasion of Pohela Boishakh, here are best wishes, images, messages and quotes to share with your friends and family.
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 07:49 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Happy Bohag Bihu 2024: Wishes, images, messages, quotes on Assamese New Year

Happy Bohag Bihu 2024: Bohag Bihu is the time to herald a new harvest season, express gratitude, partake in festivities. Here're wishes and images to share.

Happy Bohag Bihu 2024: Spanning over 7 days, Bohag Bihu is celebrated with different traditions and rituals on each day. (Photo: Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 12:01 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Puthandu 2024: Best wishes, images and messages to share with loved ones

Happy Puthandu 2024: Check out Puthandu wishes, SMS, WhatsApp messages, quotes, Facebook status to share with your family and friends on the Tamil New Year.

This year the auspicious festival of Puthandu will be observed on Sunday, April 14.(HT photo)
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 11:50 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chaitra Navratri Day 6: Who is Maa Katyayani? Puja rituals, timings and more

Maa Katyayani is worshipped on Day 6 of Chaitra Navratri 2024. Here's all you need to know about significance, puja vidhi, timing, samagri and more.

Maa Katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day of Chaitra Navratri.
Published on Apr 13, 2024 04:06 PM IST

Happy Pana Sankranti 2024: Wishes, images, messages to share with loves ones

Happy Pana Sankranti 2024: Pana Sankranti signifies the traditional New Year celebration in Odisha, India. Here are wishes, images and messages to share.

Check out wishes, images and messages to share on Pana Sankranti 2024(HT photo)
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 12:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Happy Yamuna Chhath Puja 2024: Wishes, images, quotes, SMS, WhatsApp, FB status

Yamuna Chhath or Chaiti Chhath Puja will be celebrated on April 14 and 15. Here’re best wishes and images to share with your loved ones.

Happy Yamuna Chhath: Chaiti Chhath Arghya will be offered on April 14 (Sandhya or evening Arghya) and April 15 (Usha or morning arghya) respectively
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 07:54 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Bohag Bihu 2024: Date, history, significance, celebration and more

Bohag Bihu, the festival of joy and abundance, is celebrated over 7 days with great enthusiasm in Assam. From date to history, here's all you need to know.

Bohag Bihu, also known as Rongali Bihu, marks the beginning of the Assamese New Year. (Freepik)
Published on Apr 13, 2024 01:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Chaitra Navratri 2024 Day 5: Who is Maa Skandamata? Puja rituals, shubh muhurat

Chaitra Navratri 2024: Day 5 of Chaitra Navratri falls on April 13. Know who is Maa Skandamata and the Day 5 significance, timings, shubh muhurat, rituals, more

Chaitra Navratri 2024 Day 5: Maa Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day of Chaitra Navratri. (HT FIle Photo)
Published on Apr 13, 2024 02:00 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Vishu 2024: What is Vishu Kani? Why is it an integral part of the festivities?

Vishu 2024: It is believed that seeing Vishu Kani as the first thing of the day can bring prosperity and wealth for the entire year.

Vishu Kani is one of the most auspicious rituals that is observed on Vishu. It refers to the practice of sighting auspicious items at sunrise to have a fruitful and prosperous year ahead. (Unsplash)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 03:03 PM IST
By, Delhi

Happy Baisakhi 2024: Wishes, images, SMS, WhatsApp and Facebook status to share

Baisakhi 2024: Baisakhi falls on April 13. Check out these wishes, images, quotes, SMS, WhatsApp and Facebook status, and more to celebrate this festival.

Happy Baisakhi 2024 wishes, images, quotes, SMS, greetings, WhatsApp and Facebook status to share with your loved ones. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 10:50 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Inside old Bhopal's Eid festivities: Where culture meets celebration

Experience the serenity of Eid in the old city of Bhopal, where ancient buildings and historic markets offer a glimpse into the city's rich cultural heritage.

Eid celebrations in Bhopal's old quarters bring together tradition and festivity, with vibrant markets, historic mosques and unique culinary experiences.(Photo by Akanksha Agnihotri)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 02:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Skanda Sashti: Date, rituals, significance

Skanda Sashti: From date to significance, here's all that you need to know about this auspicious day.

For this year, Skanda Sashti falls on April 13.(Lai Seng Sin / REUTERS)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 12:13 PM IST
By, Delhi

When is Pana Sankranti 2024? Date, history and significance of Odia New Year

Pana Sankranti holds great significance as it marks the commencement of the Odia New Year. From date to history, here's all you need to know about the festival.

Pana Sankranti is a festival of new beginnings and togetherness celebrated in the Indian state of Odisha.(HT photo)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 02:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Baisakhi to Vishu: Interesting facts about spring harvest festivals

From Vishu to Puthandu, here's all that you need to know about the spring harvest festival.

Be it Poila Boishak in West Bengal or Puthandu in Tamil Nadu or Ugadi in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, to Baisakhi in Punjab, people bask in festivities and welcome the spring harvest festival with open arms. (PTI)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 09:24 AM IST
By, Delhi

Chaitra Navratri Day 4: Who is Maa Kushmanda? Puja rituals, timings and more

Maa Kushmanda is worshipped on the Day 4 of Chaitra Navratri. From puja vidhi to shubh muhurat, here is all you need to know about this auspicious occasion.

On the fourth day of Chaitra Navratri, devotees pay homage to Maa Kushmanda.(Pinterest)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 07:27 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chaiti Chhath 2024: Date, significance, rituals, arghya dates

Chaiti Chhath Puja arghya will be offered on April 14 and April 15. All you want to know about the arghya dates, traditions and significance of the festival.

Chaiti Chhath Puja 2024: Chaiti Chhath is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Shashthi in Chaitra month and falls during Chaitra Navratri. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 10:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Baisakhi 2024: Date, history, significance and celebration

Baisakhi is being observed on April 13 this year, heralding start of harvest season in Punjab. It falls on first day of Hindu solar year.

Baisakhi is also known as Mesh Sankranti and marks the beginning of the solar calendar(Freepik)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 07:35 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Lakshmi Panchami 2024: Date, rituals, significance, celebration

Lakshmi Panchami 2024: From rituals to significance, here's all that you need to know about the auspicious day.

This year, Lakshmi Panchami will be observed on April 12.
Published on Apr 11, 2024 03:56 PM IST
By, Delhi

Rohini Vrat 2024: Date, rituals, significance, shubh muhurat and puja samagri

The Jain community celebrates Rohini Vrat on the day of the Rohini Nakshatra, one of the 27 constellations. From date to significance, check all details inside.

From date to significance, here's all you need to know about Rohini Vrat in April.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 11, 2024 03:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Puthandu 2024: Date, rituals, significance, celebration of Tamil New Year

Puthandu 2024: From rituals to celebrations, here's all that you need to know about the Tamil New Year

This year, Puthandu will be observed on April 14.
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 08:33 AM IST
By, Delhi
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