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Happy Mothers Day 2012

Happy Mothers Day 2012 Mother’s Day is a celebration that honours mothers and motherhood. It complements Father’s Day, a celebration honoring fathers. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March or April or May. Julia Ward Howe was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day in 1870. In […]

Shri Krishna Janmashtami 2012 Date

Shri Krishna Janmashtami Shri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated as the day of birth of Lord Krishna. Sri Krishna was born in the ‘Rohini’ nakshatram to King Basudeva and Debaki Devi on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Shrabana. This festival is also known as Krishnashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanti. Shri […]

Gahma Purnima 2012 Date

Gahma Purnima 2012 Gahma Purnima festival mainly celebrated in the rural areas of Orissa (Odisha). Gahma Purnima falls on the full moon day in the month of Shravana or August. It is also known as Go Puja, Gomata Puja, Gamha Punei, Baladev Jayanti. In the Hindu tradition, even the animals and plants that are beneficial […]

Rakhi Purnima 2012 Date

Rakhi Purnima 2012 Rakhi Purnima is otherwise called as Raksha Bandhan (the bond of protection). The festival falls on the full moon day of the Shravan month of the Hindu lunisolar calendar. Rakhi festival is celebrated to make the relationship between brothers and sisters more stronger. In 2012, Rakhi Purnima will be celebrated on 1st […]

Suna Besha of Lord Jagannath 2012 Date

Suna Besha of Lord Jagannath 2012 Date Suna besha of lord Jagannath is observed in the divine city of Puri. 29th June is the Bahuda Yatra when lords arrive at Jagannath temple after nine days stay at Gundicha temple. Thus the arrival of lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and devi Subhadra is celebrated as Suna Besa. Before […]

Bahuda Yatra 2012 Date Live Streaming

Bahuda Yatra 2012 Date Bahuda Yatra or Bahuda Jatra is the end of Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra at Puri, Orissa. In the year of 2012, Bahuda Yatra will be observed on 29th June. This festival is the return journey of three chariots of lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Subhadra to Shree Mandir. The chariots visit Gundicha […]

Rath Yatra 2012 Date

Rath Yatra 2012 Date Rath Yatra is the annual chariot festival of Lord Jagannath. It is a huge Hindu festival held at Puri in the state of Orissa, India during the months of June or July.Rath Yatra festival brings Lord Jagannath’s annual visit to Gundicha mata’s temple via aunt’s home i.e. Mausi Maa Temple which […]

Raja Festival 2012 Date

Raja Festival in Orissa Raja Festival or Raja Parba is the best festival of Orissa (Odisha). Raja Festival is generally associated with the farmers and is celebrated during the onset of monsoon. Raja Parba falls on the first day of the month of Asadha (June-July) from which the rainy season starts. It is also known […]

Sabitri Brata 2012 Date

Sabitri Brata 2012 Sabitri Brata is observed by married women in Orissa (Odisha) and eastern parts of India for the wellbeing of husbands. Sabitri Brata falls on the Amabasya or No moon day in the month of Jyeshta. This popular observance is based on the Savitri – Satyaban story from the Mahabharata. Sabitri Brata 2012 […]