Krishna Janmashtami, also known simply as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna. He is considered to be the eighth avatar of Vishnu. Sri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Shravana. This year it falls on Saturday,August 24th, 2019.
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Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the main deities of Hinduism.The festival is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha according to the Hindu calendar. This year, Maha Shivaratri is celebrated today, on Friday, February 21st, 2020. Happy Shivaratri to all!
Holi is a Hindu festival celebrated in Spring, in India and Nepal. It is also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many, a festive day to meet others, play […]