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Masik Shivratri Fast 2022: What To Eat and What Not To Eat

Masik or Masa Shivaratri translates to ‘monthly night of Lord Shiva’. On the 14th day of each month, during the Krishna Paksha (waning moon half), devotees of Lord Shiva observe a fast and pray to gain control over their senses and restraint their malicious feelings of anger, jealousy, pride, and greed.  It is the darkest […]

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Karwa Chauth 2022: Complete Sargi Thali Food Items [FULL LIST]

Karva Chauth is a Hindu festival celebrating the bond of a husband and wife. Karva Chauth has a prime significance in every Hindu couple’s married life, especially the women. In the Hindu culture, fasts hold supreme prominence. Almost every festival and occasion experiences one or the other fast, each celebrating the various human relationships. Karva […]

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Ashtami 2022: Date, Puja Timings, Prasad, and Significance

Navratri is one of the biggest festivals of Hindu culture. It is a celebration that prolongs for nine days and nights. The ways of celebrations vary across the country but not the devotion. The eighth day of the festival is called Ashtami or more popularly Durga Ashtami.  There are two reasons to celebrate Sharad Navratri. […]