A festival site dedicated to Rakhi with information about its celebrations, evolution, significance, sms, poems, quotes, trendy and traditional rakhi styles.
Make this Rakhi unforgettable for your dear brother and beloved bhabhi with Rakhi Mart : Your world to the bond between a brother and sister. Choose from the wide range of exclusive handcrafted zari work rakhis, designer rakhis, auspicious and traditional Pooja Thali, Thread Rakhis, sandalwood rakhi, pearl rakhi, gold plated rakhis, silver plated rakhis, god rakhis, cartoon and soft fiber rakhis for kids, exclusive bhaiya bhabhi rakhis and specially mouthwatering sweets made in pure desi ghee of India.
Providing information about Baisakhi Festival, harvest festival, its significance, history, legends, customs & traditions, celebrations, foundation of khalsa panth, baisakhi dances, recipes & importance in india.
Sri Zeashtadevi Prabandhak Conmmittee
Zeshta's origin relates to an important event which took place during the churning of great ocean kshirasagra. Devtas and Asuras bothj desirous of attaining morality were yearning for getting the nectar from Ksirasagara. At the same time they were conscious that this nectar would become available to them only if Lord Shiva, who is holder and controller of Ksirasagara, permitted them to churn it.
The name Shubham itself signifies 'auspiciousness'. Established in 1985, by a group of 18 ladies, Shubham is one of the most well known ladies society of Jaipur with a present strength of 203 members. With constructive fellowship as its aim, Shubham has come a long way. Conducting a host of activities, it has clearly made a place for itself in Jaipur.
On this page you will find holiday treasures such as printable cards, lyrics to your favorite Christmas carols, songs in MIDI format, unique craft ideas, decorating and tips for christmas shopping and hostess gifts.They have a lot of holiday stories, delicious recipes, links to other holiday web sites, and more, including our Christmas for kids-section, which offers fun, games, riddles, printables and other goodies just for kids.
Every era in the Indian history is replete with instances describing the brother sister bonding. In antiquity, the bonding between Lord Krishna and Draupadi was highly celebrated. Lord Krishna saved Draupadi from being disrobed in the court of Duryodhana, which he repaid as a token of love for his sister who had tied a strip of cloth from her sari to prevent blood from his wrist. In the medieval era, Rani Karnavati of Chittor sent a Rakhi to the Mughal monarch Humayun to save her kingdom from the invasion of a Gujarat king. Humayun kept his word and immediately came to her rescue.
Shree Ayyappan temple
Shree Ayyappan temple was constructed by Sri Sastha Trust which is an Registerd Charitable Organisation founded by Sri T.V. Raghavan in memory of Late. Sri T.S. Viswanathan and with the blessings of Smt. T. Vasantha.The land for Construction of the Temple was gifted by Sri T. Malathi and Sri T. Nalini.
Kerala Samajam Dooravaninagar
Kerala Samajam Dooravaninagar provided a shelter for Samajam and it has become an impetus for our growth. Our Library and Reading Room, located at ITI Township, is considered as one of the best outside Kerala. Right from the inception we have been celebrating Onam, the festival of Keralites, irrespective of caste creed and religion, with pomp and gaiety.
I Love Jaipur.com
In the vein of social initiatives, Jaipur jewellers are participating in a massive blood donation drive in the city. The event is being organised by Jaipur-based Society (JSG- Gem City). The camp is slated for 25th April, 2010 at Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital (SDMH), Jaipur.
“The camp is likely to generate a blood donation of over 3000 blood units, which will be a record in itself, as last year the drive had collected 2502 bottles.”, says Sanjay Kala,
Mountain Echoes is a unique literary and cultural festival set in the pristine beauty of the Kingdom of Bhutan. Organised by the India Bhutan Foundation in association with Siyahi, this first-ever festival aims to provide a platform for authors to engage in a cultural dialogue and celebrate tales of a shared landscape in the Himalayan region
Telugu Association of Greater Greenville
Telugu Association of Greater Greenville TAGG is a non-profit organization devoted to the awareness and promotion of Telugu Culture in the Greater Greenville Area. The association caters to the cultural and social needs of the Telugu people living in and around Greater Greenville Area. TAGG organizes events to celebrate major festivals and organizes a picnic during summer as scheduled activities.
Sri Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple
We welcome you to the official Web site of Sri Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple. This picturesque Temple town Kateel abode of Goddess Durga Parameshawari located on the bank of river Nandini is about 26 k.m.from Mangalore, a place known for its serene nature and beautiful surroundings. The very Temple of Maatha Durga Parameshawari is located in the middle of the river Nandini.
festivals in kerala
The giddha dance of Punjab, the kaykotti kali during Onam is the diversity of the Indian culture. Usually each tradition, dance or song form is associated with a festival. The typicality of the harvest festival in India like a Vaisakhi in Punjab or a Vishu in Kerala denotes the bounty and blessings received by nature. The Rath yatra, monthly holy days are revered by all Indians. Sweetmeats in India and attire for festivals are customary and there is a rich tradition followed by all Indians in their homes as a part of celebration.
Rakhi Festival is an auspicious festival which depicts love and affection between a brother and a sister. On the auspicious day of Rakhi all the sisters and brothers get up early in the morning. They wear new clothes on this occasion and get ready for their special festival. On this festival all family member are come to gather and enjoy rakhi festival with sweets and giving rakhi gifts to sister. They are playing games and doing many things together.
Magic Lantern Foundation
After several years of making films and screening them to a wide range of audience – from film festivals, local, national and global, to informal screenings with students and activist groups, to those among rural communities and people’s movements – MLF has increasingly felt a wide gap that exists between films and their audience and felt the need to make proactive interventions to bridge the gap. So, since 2004, MLF has organised a series of film festivals on its own and has encouraged student and civil society groups to do similar projects in their local areas.
Jaipur the capital city of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan is one of the most lively and colorful cities of India. It is popularly known as the 'pink city’ because of its pink- colored sandstone buildings, painted pink to welcome Prince Alfred in 1853, pink being the color of hospitality .Famous for its rich culture, forts, palaces, and lakes the city relishes in the glory of a rich and eventful past.
It is one of the important festivals of Kerala. Vishu is celebrated in the month of April. According to the old traditional Malayalam calendar it is the 1st day of the New Year. The main event of the Vishu celebration is the 'Kani- Kanal'. Coconuts, fruits, cereals and Konna flowers are kept in big pots to prepare Kani. Behind this pot, a mirror and a garlanded statue of Krishna are kept. Early morning on the Vishu day, the master of the house sees the Kani and then the rest of the family follows. Children's are brought blind folded to see the Kani. The elders in the family give money to the youngsters and bless them. According to the local beliefs, if we you Kani good luck will stay with you till the year end.
Sri Danamma Devi Devasthana
The thought of a temple devoted to Sri Danamma Devi, to be built in Haveri, has been in the offing for several decades now, and finally took shape, when a group of women devotees in Haveri, took the initiative and held a meeting in 2003, which nominated nine devotees to lead the long aspired dream of building a temple of Sri Danamma Devi in Haveri. The meeting also unanimously suggested the name of Smt.