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Fasting

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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Fasting

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. […]

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Food

Why Do We Eat Jalebi on Dussehra? Fafda-Jalebi on Dussehra

Why Do We Eat Jalebi on Dussehra? According to the holy Hindu scriptures, Lord Rama loved a dessert called Shashkuli (an ancestor of jalebi). Therefore, to celebrate Lord Rama’s victory on Dussehra, everyone enjoys his favorite sweet, Jalebi.  Why Do Gujaratis Eat Fafda-Jalebi on Dussehra? Lord Legends have it that Lord Hanuman used to prepare […]