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Vidhyalakshmi Rao

Vidhyalakshmi Rao is a veteran writer and has written several articles in English, Hindi and Tamil.

Vata Savitri Pooja During Lockdown – Story

Vata Savitri Pooja During Lockdown – Story This story is narrated in North India and Karnataka during the festival. In Tamilnadu, a festival called Karadia Nombu is similarly celebrated. Other than this, during Aadi Amavasya, the tradition in Karnataka and Maharashtra is to perform Deepasthanbha Pooja. In Karnataka, Gendan Pooja ...

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Vata Savitri Pooja During Lockdown

Vata Savitri During Lockdown You might be wondering, why we are posting about this Pooja more than a week after the day. A friend of mine told me that she could not perform the Vata Savitri Pooja During Lockdown. So, she had just prayed for the wellbeing of her family ...

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Mahashivaratri 2020

Mahashivaratri 2020

Hinduism boasts of several vratas. One of the significant ones is the Pradosha vrata, which absolves all sins, Karmic or otherwise. A Journalist Reveals decided to explore this vrata, during Mahashivaratri 2020. Mahashivaratri 2020 The triyodashi and chaturdashi, before Mahashivaratri, are very significant. The terrible poison, Aalakala visha appeared on ...

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Lakshmi Poojan

Lakshmi Poojan

Every year, at specific times, festivals are celebrated. Other than the more popular ones like Navaratri and Diwali, there are some that need some more austerity than most people have. One of them is the Lakshmi Poojan celebrated beginning the Margashirsha in the waxing quarter of the month. Lakshmi Poojan ...

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Mizhaghu Pongal

Mizhaghu Pongal

Mizhaghu Pongal is one of the recipes on the menu during the Pongal festival. It is also called Ven Pongal, but turmeric is not added in this form. We are sharing the recipe here. Mizhaghu Pongal Ingredients 3 parts green gram or moong dal. 3 parts rice. Turmeric powder as ...

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Ratha Saptami 2020

Ratha Saptami 2020

Ratha Saptami falls on Magha Shukla paksha Saptami. It also denotes the end of the Makara Sankaranti celebrations, including the distribution of the auspicious sesame seeds, to fellow devotees. This article is all about how we celebrated Ratha Saptami 2020. Ratha Saptami Mythology has it that on this day, Surya ...

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Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara

Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara

Last Sunday, the entire nation celebrated Republic Day 2020. We, also, celebrated it on a small scale at home. Thus, I am sharing the report of the celebrations in this post – Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara. Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara The song Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara… was written by Shyamlal ...

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