[

Festivals

]

Basant Panchami 2023: Why Hindu devotees wear yellow clothes for Saraswati Puja

Updated on Jan 25, 2023 07:38 PM IST

Basant Panchami celebration includes Saraswati Puja, as she is believed to bestow wisdom, knowledge and good fortune on her worshippers but ever wondered why people do it by wearing yellow colour clothes? Here's all you need to know

School girls prepare kites to fly as they celebrate the Hindu festival of Basant Panchami at a school in Amritsar. Here's why Hindu devotees wear yellow clothes for Saraswati Puja (Photo by Narinder NANU / AFP)
School girls prepare kites to fly as they celebrate the Hindu festival of Basant Panchami at a school in Amritsar. Here's why Hindu devotees wear yellow clothes for Saraswati Puja (Photo by Narinder NANU / AFP)
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Republic Day 2023: Lesser-known facts about the day

Republic Day 2023: Here are a few lesser-known facts about the special day that you must know ahead of Republic Day.

Republic Day 2023: Lesser-known facts about the day(ANI)
Republic Day 2023: Lesser-known facts about the day(ANI)
Published on Jan 25, 2023 07:31 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Republic Day 2023: India's Republic Day Parade facts we bet you did not know

Did you know that the Republic Day parade in Delhi was not always held at Rajpath? Ahead of India's 74th R-Day on January 26, here are some of the interesting Republic Day parade facts that you should know

Uttar Pradesh Home Guards Dare Devils perform during the full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade 2023, in front of Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow. Here are India's Republic Day Parade facts we bet you did not know (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Uttar Pradesh Home Guards Dare Devils perform during the full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade 2023, in front of Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow. Here are India's Republic Day Parade facts we bet you did not know (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 08:16 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Basant Panchami 2023: Shubh muhurat, puja vidhi, and all you want to know

Basant Panchami 2023: The auspicious festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm on January 26. From shubh muhurat to puja rituals, here is all you want to know about the festival.

Basant Panchami 2023: Shubh muhurat, puja vidhi, and all you want to know(Pinterest)
Basant Panchami 2023: Shubh muhurat, puja vidhi, and all you want to know(Pinterest)
Published on Jan 25, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Republic Day 2023: 74th Republic Day speech, essay ideas and tips for students

Republic Day Speech and Essay ideas and tips: India marks its Republic Day on January 26. During celebrations in schools or educational institutions, the students give speeches or write essays. Here are some Republic Day speech or essay ideas and tips which can help the students to prepare.

74th Republic Day speech, essay ideas and tips for school students(HT Photo)
74th Republic Day speech, essay ideas and tips for school students(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 06:50 AM IST

Happy Republic Day 2023: Best wishes, images, messages and patriotic quotes

Republic Day 2023: India marks its Republic Day on January 26. Here are some wishes, messages, greetings, patriotic quotes and images to share with your friends and family to invoke a feeling of gratitude for our nation.

Wish your loved ones this Republic Day with these best wishes, images, messages and patriotic quotes. (HT Photo)
Wish your loved ones this Republic Day with these best wishes, images, messages and patriotic quotes. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 06:48 AM IST

Basant Panchami 2023: Wishes, images, greetings to share with near and dear ones

Basant Panchami 2023: Here’s a list of wishes, messages and images to share with your loved ones and let them know that you are sending good wishes for them on this auspicious day.

Basant Panchami 2023: Wishes, images, greetings to share with near and dear ones
Basant Panchami 2023: Wishes, images, greetings to share with near and dear ones
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 08:12 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Basant Panchami 2023: Date, history, significance, puja timings, celebrations

Basant Panchami 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance, puja timings and celebrations of the Hindu festival of Basant Panchami in India

Basant Panchami 2023: Date, history, significance, puja timings, celebrations in India (Photo by Twitter/IAshishGBN)
Basant Panchami 2023: Date, history, significance, puja timings, celebrations in India (Photo by Twitter/IAshishGBN)
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 08:14 AM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Republic Day 2023: History, significance, celebration and all you need to know

Republic Day 2023 Date, History and Significance: India marks its Republic Day on January 26. It commemorates the adoption of the country's constitution in 1950. Know all about its history, significance, and more inside.

Republic Day commemorates the adoption of the country's constitution in 1950. (Still Pixels)
Republic Day commemorates the adoption of the country's constitution in 1950. (Still Pixels)
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 06:48 AM IST

National Tourism Day 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration in India

National Tourism Day 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date when National Tourism Day is celebrated in India, its history, significance and celebration

National Tourism Day 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration in India (Photo by Paras Upadhyay on Pexels)
National Tourism Day 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration in India (Photo by Paras Upadhyay on Pexels)
Updated on Jan 25, 2023 01:08 PM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Gupt Navratri 2023: Dates, history, significance, shubh muhurat time, puja vidhi

Magha Gupt Navratri 2023: Here's all you need to know about the dates, history, significance and time of shubh muhurat and puja vidhi on the Hindu festival of Gupt Navratri

Gupt Navratri 2023: Dates, history, significance, shubh muhurat time, puja vidhi (Photo by Twitter/ritiriwazindia)
Gupt Navratri 2023: Dates, history, significance, shubh muhurat time, puja vidhi (Photo by Twitter/ritiriwazindia)
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 06:56 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

2023: Year of the Rabbit

A symbol of prosperity, abundance and fertility in Chinese, European and some American cultures, here's a look at some famous rabbits of pop culture.

Rabbits are almost universally seen as symbols of fertility due to their reproductive prowess (CFOTO/picture alliance)
Rabbits are almost universally seen as symbols of fertility due to their reproductive prowess (CFOTO/picture alliance)
Published on Jan 21, 2023 06:21 PM IST
By | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti: 8 inspiring quotes by Netaji on birth anniversary

The 126th birth anniversary of India's iconic freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose is just around the corner. Ahead of Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti and Republic Day 2023, here are 8 inspiring quotes by Netaji to fill you with patriotic spirit

Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti 2023: 8 inspiring quotes by Netaji on his 126th birth anniversary (Photo by Nyksindia on Twitter)
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti 2023: 8 inspiring quotes by Netaji on his 126th birth anniversary (Photo by Nyksindia on Twitter)
Updated on Jan 21, 2023 03:06 PM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Khichdi is one bowl that will unite us all

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti or Khichdi in Northern India, we look at this humble dish that is fit for a king’s table

Khichdi is one bowl that will unite us all
Khichdi is one bowl that will unite us all
Published on Jan 19, 2023 01:05 PM IST
ByAbigail Banerji

Makar Sankranti 2023: Here is how India is celebrating the harvest festival

Makar Sankranti is one of the major festivals celebrated with much grandeur in India and holds great significance for Hindus. This year the festival will be celebrated on January 15, 2023. It is considered auspicious for tenacity, worship, charity and sacrifice in the scriptures. Every part of the nation has its own customs and celebrates the harvest festival in a distinctive manner. Check out how the annual harvest festival is being celebrated in different parts of India. (HT Gallery) 7
Makar Sankranti is one of the major festivals celebrated with much grandeur in India and holds great significance for Hindus. This year the festival will be celebrated on January 15, 2023. It is considered auspicious for tenacity, worship, charity and sacrifice in the scriptures. Every part of the nation has its own customs and celebrates the harvest festival in a distinctive manner. Check out how the annual harvest festival is being celebrated in different parts of India. (HT Gallery)
Updated on Jan 15, 2023 12:45 PM IST

Happy Makar Sankranti 2023: Wishes, images, messages to share with loved ones

Makar Sankranti 2023: The auspicious festival of Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on January 15 this year. Here are some best wishes, images, messages, and greetings to share with your loved ones on Facebook, WhatsApp, and other social media platforms.

Happy Makar Sankranti 2023: Wishes, images, messages to share with loved ones
Happy Makar Sankranti 2023: Wishes, images, messages to share with loved ones
Published on Jan 13, 2023 08:59 PM IST

Pongal 2023: All you want to know about the four days of Pongal

Pongal 2023: The important South Indian festival of Pongal will be celebrated from January 15 to January 18 this year. Here is all you want to know about the four days of the traditional harvest festival.

Devotees cook traditional sweet dishes on the occasion of Pongal festival. (File photo)
Devotees cook traditional sweet dishes on the occasion of Pongal festival. (File photo)
Published on Jan 13, 2023 11:53 AM IST
By | Edited by Akanksha Agnihotri, Delhi

Magh Bihu 2023: Best wishes, images, messages to share with friends and family

Magh Bihu 2023: Here’s a list of wishes that you can share with your loved ones and let them know how much they mean to you.

Magh Bihu 2023: Best wishes, images, messages to share with friends and family
Magh Bihu 2023: Best wishes, images, messages to share with friends and family
Published on Jan 12, 2023 07:59 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

5 ways to make kites for Uttarayan festival

Uttarayan 2023: From making the diamond shape of the kite to learning to make the dowel, and the tail, here is a step-by-step guide of making a kite at home.

5 ways to make kites for Uttarayan festival
5 ways to make kites for Uttarayan festival
Updated on Jan 12, 2023 07:56 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Makar Sankranti 2023: What is the difference between Uttarayan and Dakshinayan?

Uttarayan refers to the period when the sun moves towards the northern hemisphere, beginning on Makar Sankranti (January 14) and lasting for six months.

In Gujarat and Maharashtra, people fly kites to mark the occasion of Makar Sankranti (Unsplash)
In Gujarat and Maharashtra, people fly kites to mark the occasion of Makar Sankranti (Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 12, 2023 07:02 PM IST

Pongal 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration

Pongal 2023: From the mythological reference to the significance of the festival, know all about Pongal here.

Pongal 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration
Pongal 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration
Published on Jan 12, 2023 04:43 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Uttarayan 2023: Date, history, significance, celebration of kite flying festival

Uttarayan 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance and celebration of Uttarayan, the kite flying festival

Uttarayan 2023: Date, history, significance, celebration of kite flying festival (Twitter/DharaBhalara)
Uttarayan 2023: Date, history, significance, celebration of kite flying festival (Twitter/DharaBhalara)
Updated on Jan 12, 2023 02:31 PM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Happy Lohri 2023: Best wishes, images, messages to share with loved ones

Happy Lohri 2023: Here’s a list of messages, wishes and images that you can share with your family, friends, and loved ones on the special day.

Happy Lohri 2023: Best wishes, images, messages to share with loved ones
Happy Lohri 2023: Best wishes, images, messages to share with loved ones
Updated on Jan 13, 2023 07:19 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Makar Sankranti 2023: Puja muhurat, rituals and all you want to know

Makar Sankranti 2023: The auspicious Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti will be celebrated with great enthusiasm on January 15 this year. From puja muhurat to rituals, here's all you want to know about the festival.

Lakhs of devotees braved the winter chill to take a dip at Sangam on Makar Sankranti(HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya)
Lakhs of devotees braved the winter chill to take a dip at Sangam on Makar Sankranti(HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya)
Updated on Jan 14, 2023 09:45 AM IST

Makar Sankranti 2023: Date, history and significance of the Hindu festival

Makar Sankranti 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance and celebration of Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival

Makar Sankranti 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration of the Hindu festival (Image by Satheesh Sankaran from Pixabay )
Makar Sankranti 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration of the Hindu festival (Image by Satheesh Sankaran from Pixabay )
Updated on Jan 14, 2023 09:44 AM IST
By | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Lohri 2023: 8 traditional foods to enjoy on Lohri

As the festival of Lohri approaches, people all over India are gearing up to celebrate the harvest festival with traditional foods and festivities. Lohri is celebrated on the 13th of January every year and marks the end of the winter season. This year, Lohri will be celebrated on January 13th, 2023.(Unsplash) 11
As the festival of Lohri approaches, people all over India are gearing up to celebrate the harvest festival with traditional foods and festivities. Lohri is celebrated on the 13th of January every year and marks the end of the winter season. This year, Lohri will be celebrated on January 13th, 2023.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 11, 2023 08:59 PM IST

National Youth Day: Life lessons by Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary

National Youth Day, also known as Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, is celebrated in India on January 12 to commemorate birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, one of India's most influential spiritual leaders and thinkers

His teachings on education, nationalism, and spirituality continue to be relevant and have a great impact on the youth of India.(Wikimedia Commons)
His teachings on education, nationalism, and spirituality continue to be relevant and have a great impact on the youth of India.(Wikimedia Commons)
Published on Jan 11, 2023 08:30 PM IST

Lohri 2023: Shubh muhurat, samagri, rituals and all you want to know

Lohri 2023: From shubh muhurat to the story of Dulha Bhatti, know all about the festival here.

Lohri 2023: Shubh muhurat, samagri, rituals and all you want to know
Lohri 2023: Shubh muhurat, samagri, rituals and all you want to know
Published on Jan 11, 2023 08:20 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Lohri 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration of the harvest festival

Lohri, the popular North Indian festival, marks the end of winter solstice and the beginning of longer days. All you want to know about the history, significance and celebration of the festival.

Lohri 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration of the harvest festival(Sonu Mehta/HT)
Lohri 2023: Date, history, significance and celebration of the harvest festival(Sonu Mehta/HT)
Updated on Jan 13, 2023 06:23 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Lohri 2023: 6 traditions of the harvest festival you should know about

Lohri, the harvest festival of Punjab is just around the corner, and it's time to get ready for the festivities. Here are some traditions you should know about.

Lohri 2023: 6 traditions of the harvest festival you should know about
Lohri 2023: 6 traditions of the harvest festival you should know about
Published on Jan 11, 2023 06:40 PM IST
By | Edited by Parmita Uniyal, New Delhi
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, February 03, 2023
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals