Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 24, 2022 Celebrated as the favourite festival of West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, and Odisha. Durga Puja is observed from Shashti tithi and continues until Vijayadashami. Most of the time, the celebrations begin on the day of the Maha Panchami itself. After the Sharadiya Navaratri, it is time for one more festival, that spells cheer and festivity for the Hindu devotees. The last five-day period of Navratri is when Durga Puja begins and concludes. The Bengali community starts with the pujas on the day of Maha Panchami. The entire ceremonial stretch of the Durga puja period has, all in all, five rituals marked out namely Bilva Nimantran, Kalprarambh, Akal Bodhan puja, Adhivas and Amantran. Bilva Nimantran is the first ritual of Durga puja which must be followed compulsorily as the starting point for the entire procedure. Firstly, Goddess Durga gets invited to the Bilva tree and … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Five Day Rituals, Kaalprarambh, Bilva Nimantran, Akal Bodhon, And Legend
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Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 16, 2022 Navratri is not regarded as a passing festival that brings on some smiles that soon go out of memory and are ignored in the daily grind. It is a nine-day long festival that symbolises the victory of good over bad. Goddess Durga fought with the most valiant demons and won the battles on these nine specific days hence these nine days or Navratris, are magical days that let your hopes and dreams be realised due to the divine blessings of the Goddess. Goddess Durga fought with the demonic forces and defeated them during the course of the nine days, which came to be celebrated as Navratri. Each day of Navratri is dedicated to the nine different avatars of Maa Durga. The nine-day festivities of Navaratri not only uplift your consciousness to a new level but can also bring unforgettable memories and tidings for a lifetime. Each day of Navaratri is associated with not only … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Goddess Durga’s Favourite Flowers, Sweets, Fruits And Colours
Home Beauty Hair care Hair Care on September 20, 2022 PC, aka Priyanka Chopra, is one of the very few Bollywood names that have made a place for themselves in Hollywood. With one of the best eyebrows and thick manes in the game, PC always looks like a thousand bucks. When it comes to voluminous and revitalised hair, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has always loved relying on simple pantry staples. In a post, Vogue mentioned that Priyanka Chopra Jonas uses a yoghurt hair mask to tackle dry, itchy scalp - so we set out to find that recipe, and here you go! Image: Pinterest Priyanka Chopra's DIY Yoghurt Hair Mask You can always fall back on Chopra's quick hair mask of yoghurt, lemon juice and honey to get lustrous strands and wave goodbye to stubborn dandruff. How to make Priyanka Chopra's DIY yoghurt hair mask Ingredients : Yoghurt, honey and lemon. Directions Combine two tablespoons of yoghurt with one … [Read more...] about Priyanka Chopra’s DIY Yoghurt Hair Mask: Say Goodbye To Itchy-Dry Scalp
Home Women Women on March 8, 2022 Indian women have always been labelled as traditional. Covering heads, wearing bindis, laden with ornaments, traditional clothes and so many other things set Indian women apart from the rest. The practice of covering heads in India has been a matter of curiosity for most of us, including those who are new to our culture. Covering the head and sometimes even veiling the face is often seen as a mark of respect. In some cultures, married women are supposed to pull off a veil in front of elder male members of the family. In very traditional and rural areas, women use their sari to completely cover the face and neck, concealing their identity before males. Some women use the fabric to cover their whole face, chest, arms, and stomach. This type of veiling is still popular with Hindu brides and is observed on the wedding day. Many new brides use the ghungat until their father-in-law advises to unveil. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why Do Indian Women Cover Their Head And Face?
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on October 15, 2021 On 15 October 2021, Dussehra or Vijayadashami is celebrated all over India. Dussehra comes from two Sanskrit words, 'Dush' means evil and 'Hara' means destroying. Although Dussehra celebrates the victory of good over evil, the stories behind the festival are different in different parts of India. In North India, the festival celebrates the victory of Lord Ram over Ravana, and therefore, effigies of Ravana are burnt on this day. In the Eastern parts of India, the killing of Mahishasura by Goddess Durga is celebrated and in South India, Dussehra is celebrated to mark the victory of Goddess Chamundeshwari over the demon Mahishasura. Celebrate Dussehra or Vijayadashami by sending these messages to your friends and family. festivals Durga Puja: List Of Famous Durga Puja Pandals In Kolkata May all your worries also disappear with the … [Read more...] about Happy Dussehra 2021: Vijayadashami Messages To Send To Your Friends And Family