Festive Celebrations: Popular Diwali Rangoli Designs
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Festive Celebrations: Popular Diwali Rangoli Designs

Rangoli is an Indian traditional or folk art which is generally created on the floor especially on festive occasions like Diwali (Indian New Year). The Indian scriptures and puranas (hindu mythological literature works) can be attributed for the emergence of this creative rangoli art. This ancient Indian art is believed to be originated from the Indian state Maharashtra,…

Festive Celebrations: Shopping for Diwali Goodies
Celebrations & Occasions | Indian

Festive Celebrations: Shopping for Diwali Goodies

Diwali is a celebration of the New Year with an abundance of colors, spice, and smells…typically falls in the last quarter of the year (October / November) depending on the Indian lunar calendar. People get confused by the terms Diwali and Deepavali. According to Hindu legends, Lord Rama arrives back from exile from the south to…

Rakhi – A Pledge To Love And Support
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Rakhi – A Pledge To Love And Support

Today is Raksha Bandhan. Also known as Rakhi, this is a beautiful Indian tradition that celebrates the bond of love and support between brothers and sisters.  Raksha means protection while Bandhan means bond. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and troubles and the sisters pray…