• Diwali
    filled with "Deeps" and decoration lights. This is a five days festival; each of the five days in the festival of Diwali is marked with a significant 'puja' of a certain God/Goddess. The five days celebration of Diwali begins with "Laxmi Pujan". "Laxmi Pujan" is the day to worship Laxmi, the goddess...
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  • World Religion Report: Hinduism
    com. The video viewed was that of Goddess Durga at a Hindu Worship Temple in Houston, Texas on January 1, 2013. “Hindus traditionally visit a temple on New Year’s Day to start the New Year right. This Durga Worship is also called 'Mata Ki Chowki' in Hindi.” During the worship each devotee sits on...
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  • Through Comparative Analysis, Contrast the Images, Characteristics and Roles of Two Hindu Goddesses
    Faculty of Education and Theology 129074528 1TH400 Asian Religions Essay Through comparative analysis, contrast the images, characteristics and roles of two Hindu goddesses 19/11/2012 Through comparative analysis, contrast the images, characteristics and...
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  • The Hate and Cate
    to celebrate the triumph of good knowledge over the dark forces of evil and ignorance • Lavish vegetarian dinners are prepared and traditional puja is performed at duck before the feast begins at dusk before the feast begins • Honours: • Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and good fortune ...
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  • Indian Culture
    Buddhists and Sikhs, and many continue to use this outside the Indian subcontinent. In Indian and Nepali culture, the word is spoken at the beginning of written or verbal communication. However, the same hands folded gesture is made usually wordlessly upon departure. Taken literally, it means "I bow to you"...
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  • Indian Festivals
    Short Essay for School Students on Indian Festivals A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration. It brings gaiety and mirth thereby strengthening our bond of relationship and friendship. These festivals also promote social interaction and harmony. All nations have their religious and...
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  • Rudra Mondal
    Significance of Festivals 520 words essay on Our Festivals (India). India is a multilingual and a multicultural country. The culture changes from State to State, the language is different from one state to another and the people have many modes of dress. In diversity we find unity. This is the peculiar...
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  • Cultural Heritage in Bangladesh
    are observed here. Some of the Muslim rites are Eid-e-Miladunnabi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Muharram etc. Hindus observe Durga Puja, Saraswati Puja, Kali Puja and many other pujas.  Christmas ( popularly called Baradin in Bangla ) is observed by Christians. Also there are some common festivities, which...
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  • Hinduism
    with his consort RadhaThe Hindu scriptures refer to celestial entities, called Devas (or devī in feminine form; devatā used synonymously for Deva in Hindi), "the shining ones", which may be translated into English as "gods" or "heavenly beings".[22] The devas are an integral part of Hindu culture and are...
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  • Piyush Constant
    I have a unique art (mirror Image writing in two languages Hindi & English) and have written world first Mirror Image Book "Shreemad Bhagwad Gita" all 18 chapters, 700 verses in Hindi & English, besides this I have written "Shree Durga Sapt Satti" in Sanskrit Language, Sunderkand, Arti Sangrah and...
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  • Culture of India
    Buddhists and Sikhs, and many continue to use this outside the Indian subcontinent. In Indian and Nepali culture, the word is spoken at the beginning of written or verbal communication. However, the same hands folded gesture is made usually wordlessly upon departure. Taken literally, it means "I bow to you"...
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  • Hinduism
    such as Lakshmi, Parvati, and Sarasvati, or in her ferocious forms such as Durga and Kali. Meditation is often practiced, with Yoga being the most common. Other activities include daily devotions, public rituals, and puja, a ceremonial dinner for a God. The main Hindu texts are the Vedas and their...
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  • diwali
    candles to drive away the darkness of Amavasya and the dark of ignorance. Homes are decorated on the day of diwali and sweets are distributed. Laxmi Puja is performed in the evening and blessings of Goddess of Wealth is seeked. People present diwali gifts to their near and dear ones. Earlier, it was celebrated...
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  • Hindu
    The temple serviced Abhisheka, Anna Prasana, Archana, Hiranya Sradha, Homa/Havan, Kalyana Utsava, Kesa Khandana, Namakarana, Satyanarayan Puja, Upanayana, Vahana Puja, Vivaha and Vidyaarambha, and is located in the scenic hills of Helotes in San Antonio, TX. When arriving at the temple, I noticed an extremely...
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  • Homework Should Not Be Abolished
    Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Goa Carnival Alwar Festival Shattila Ekadashi Mauni Amavas Losar Kumbha Sankranti Valentine's Day Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja Ratha Saptami Bhishma Ashtami Shivaji Jayanti Chandigarh Garden Festival Guru Ram Das Jayanti Pariyanampetta Pooram Taj Mahotsav Konark Dance & Music...
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  • Zee TV and the Creation of Hindi Media Communities in Singapore
    and the Creation of Hindi Media Communities in Singapore Arunajeet KAUR and Faizal YAHYA Indian communities in Singapore, especially of non-Tamil sub-ethnicity, have received renewed impetus to replenish their cultural ties with India as a homeland with the advent of Hindi Cable channels such...
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  • Macroenvironment Factors
    large communities of Muslims (6.3%), Sikhs (2.4%), Jains (1.1%) and Christians (0.9%) in Delhi. Other minorities include Parsis, Buddhists and Jews. Hindi and Punjabi are the main spoken languages in New Delhi. Economic factors Connaught Place, one of northern India's largest commercial and financial...
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  • INDIA
    religious and linguistic demographics. Popular religious festivals include the Hindu festivals of Navratri, Diwali, Maha Shivratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga puja, Holi,Ugadi, Rakshabandhan, and Dussehra. Severalharvest festivals such as Sankranthi, Pongal,Raja sankaranti swinging festival, and Onam, "Nuakhai"...
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  • Role of Womens in Indian Politics
    areca nut (which, by association, is often inaccurately called the "betel nut") and mineral slaked lime (calcium hydroxide). Catechu, called Kattha in Hindi, and other flavoring substances and spices might be added. The lime acts to keep the active ingredient in its freebase or alkaline form, thus enabling...
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  • Baby Names
    Popular Hindi Names Boys' Hindi Names Abhay .... Abhijat .... Abhijit .... Abhinav .... Abhishek .... Achintya .... Achyuta .... Aditya .... Ajatashatru .... Ajay .... Ajit .... Ajitabh .... Akash .... Akhilesh .... Akhilesh .... Akshat .... Alok .... Amal .... Amar .... Ambar .... Ameya .... Amish...
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