BHAI DOOJ: Celebrations and Importance of Bhai Dooj

Why is Bhai Dooj celebrated? Bhai Dooj is a festival dedicated to brother and sister bonding. It is celebrated after the main Diwali. Bhai Dooj comes on the second day of Shukla Paksha in Karthika month. It is also known as Yama Dwitiya. On this day, sisters pray for their brother’s good health, long and prosperous …

Thanksgiving Day History & Celebrations

Most of the Americans opine of Thanksgiving as a great time to celebrate getting out for a long weekend to have fun and great dinner. They also opine that it is the start of the Christmas holiday season. What is the real reason behind the celebration of Thanksgiving Day? History of Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving Day was …

Diwali festival as New Year in India

Diwali New Year is celebrated in some parts of India. The beginning of Diwali Festival is celebrated as New Year Festival by Marwari, Gujarati and Nepali people. Diwali New Year is considered as the opening of new account books by the business people. Diwali Pooja will be performed, Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity …