Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the destroyer of obstacles. Ganesha idols are installed at homes or publicly with great ceremony on a decorated platforms and are worshiped for 10 days. They are immersed at the end of the festival in a body of water such as a […]

Raksha Bandan also named Rakhi festival, where Rakhi itself is called a ‘thread of love’ between brothers and sisters and any brother-sister relationship between men and women who are relatives or biologically unrelated. It’s a Hindu and Jain festival also called Rakhi Purnima celebrated in many parts of India, Nepal and Mauritius.  Raksha Bandhan is an ancient festival, and has many […]

HOLI, an amazing festival of colors, today – Friday, March 6th 2015! “…Holi commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness named Holika. This was enabled through unwavering devotion to the Hindu god of preservation, Lord Vishnu. Holi got its name as the “Festival of Colors” […]