Eid al-Fitr and Ramadan

Eid al-Fitr and Ramadan

Eid al-Fitr – End of Ramadan Date in India 28 July 2014 Eid al-Fitr Date in India 28-30 July (Depending on Moon Sighting) Eid al-Fitr is a happy day in the Islamic religious calendar. Often referred to as Eid ul-Fitr or simply Eid, this day marks the end of the month-long dawn to dusk fasting, which is known as...

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Bhogali Bihu- Maghar Dumahi

Bhogali Bihu- Maghar Dumahi

Magh Bhogali Bihu Date 2014 14 January 2014 Celebrated on the confluence of two months of Assamese calendar- Puh and Magh- Bhogali Bihu is rightly called Maghar Dumahi (Dumahi means confluence of two months). No need to explain the term Maghar, which originates from the name of the month ‘Magh’ of Assamese calendar. The actual festival is on the...

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Saraswati Puja – Vasant Panchmi/ Basant Panchami

Saraswati Puja – Vasant Panchmi/ Basant Panchami

Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja Date 2014 Tuesday 4th February 2014 Saraswati Puja is one of the main festivals of East India which is celebrated on the 5th day of Magh month of Hindu Calender which falls in January or February of English Calender. This is the day called Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchmi (Fifth Day of Spring) and...

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Milad un-Nabi

Milad un-Nabi

Milad un-Nabi Date 2014 14th January 2014 Milad un-Nabi is one of the major Islamic community festival which marks the celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. The term ‘Milad’ means birth while ‘Nabi’ denotes Prophet. The birthday of Prophet falls in the third month (Rabi’ al-awwal) of the Islamic calendar. This can correspond to the months of January,...

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Lohri Festival

Lohri Festival

Lohri in 2014 Monday January 13 Lohri festival is one of the main festivals of Punjab region of India but it is celebrated all over the north India along with Punjabi families. It is basically the harvest festival of Punjab. Going by the English calender, Lohri is the first festival of India in any year . However, going by...

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Christmas in India

Christmas in India

Christmas 2014 Date 25 December 2014 Come 25th December and every other person in India is celebrating the ‘Bada Din’ or the ‘Big Day’. Yes, Christmas in India is known as Bada Din (Bada means big and Din means day in Hindi). I’ll tell you why Christmas is called the big day later in this article. For now we...

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Kali Puja

Goddess Kali and Her Devotees

Kali Puja 2014 Date 23 October 2014 Best Mahurat for Kali Puja 2014 11:39 PM on 23 Oct to 12:31 AM on 24 Oct 2014 (51 minutes) Kali Puja also called Shyama Puja, the major celebration of Bengal after the grand Durga Puja, is performed on the night of Diwali when the rest of India does Lakshmi Puja. Not...

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