Saraswati puja arrives with the whispers of spring. It arrives with the season of blooming flowers and budding love. The soft breeze, the fiery hues of Palash and Shimul, the yellow saree, and morning rituals, all blend beautifully on this auspicious day of Saraswati puja. Young girls and women across Bengal wear yellow traditional sarees to mark the holy event and make it even more special.
Valentine’s Day is that time of the year when we celebrate love and spend time with our loved ones. Valentine’s Day is just about to come. Whether it’s right or wrong to celebrate love on one particular day, let’s leave this debate to the people who love to argue.
There are different legends on Bhai Dooj. Bhai Dooj is celebrated as 'Yama Dwitiya' because it is a belief that on this day, Yamaraj who is the Lord of Death visited his sister Yami's house. During his visit to her house, she put a tika on his forehead praying for his prosperity and well-being and to remember this occasion, we are celebrating Bhai Dooj.
Diwali is one of the biggest festivals that is celebrated all over the country. The importance of the occasion is that it a winning over of light over darkness. Every year on the occasion of Diwali the sound of firecrackers reflects the happiness and joy evident in the hearts of Indians. This is the function that Indian people celebrate in heavy shopping of dresses.
On the tenth day of Navratri, followed by a great procession the clay statues are ceremoniously brought to a river or ocean coast for a solemn goodbye to Durga. It is an emotional day for some devotees, even for many atheist Bengalis as the congregation sings emotional goodbye songs. When the procession reaches the water, Durga is immersed, the clay dissolves, and she is believed to return to Mount Kailasha at the abode of Shiva and to the cosmos in general.
Navratri is a Hindu festival that involves nine nights (and ten days) and is celebrated every year in the autumn. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in different parts of India Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon festival called Sharada Navratri that is celebrated in the honor of the divine Devi Durga.