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Navratri is the 9-day fast dedicated to Goddess Durga; it is one of the biggest festivals in India. Did you know? The devotees of Goddess Durga celebrate Navratri 4 times a year. They observe the Magha, Chaitra, Ashadha, and Ashwina Navratri puja and fasting. Though, out of these four, the Ashwina and Chaitra are the most popular. The Chaitra Navratri commences on the Pratipada Tithi (first day) of Chaitra Maas, Shukla Paksha, and ends with…

Image CC In tough times like these, festivals give us hope and cheer us up. Indian communities in India and across the world are all set to usher in the traditional new year, even though on a low key due to COVID-19. Telugus, Kannadigas, Maharashtrians, and Sikhs will celebrate Ugadi, Gudi Padwa, and Baisakhi on April 13. This day marks the new year and brings together all near and dear ones over a traditional meal.…

There is no better way to announce the passing of winter and the arrival of the spring season than to rejoice with beautiful colors. People meet their loved ones with warm embraces, bury hatches, and throw all their worries away. During Holi, every single corner presents a colorful sight full of singing, dancing, scrumptious foods and sweets, and quality time spent with family and friends. Yes, Holi is here, and it’s time to celebrate it…