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Diwali the Indian

Diwali the Indian "Festival of Lights"

administrator 19/10/2017 0
Diwali, the Indian “Festival of Lights,” is a joyful five day celebration with candles, finecuisine, and other traditional customs marking the New Year on the Hindu lunar calendar. Begun in ancient India as a harvest festival and celebrated this year on November 13th, it is now observed in India and other parts of the world as a triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, and a renewal for starting life afresh as revelers exalt transcendence of the physical body and honor their “Inner Light.” History Derived from Deepawali (a row of lamps), the Diwali holiday centers on the new moon in Kartik, the Hindu month corresponding to October and November. Each of the five days of Diwali (Dhan Te...
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

administrator 02/10/2017 0
The messiah of Shanti and Ahinsa, Mahatma Gandhi or ‘Bapu’ is the man who has inspired millions with his ideologies, struggle and faith in the people of India.  From stories of grandparents to school textbooks, almost all of us know about Mahatma Gandhi, his life and his struggles that led India to freedom. However, there are still many smaller and lesser known facts about his life that most of us are unaware of.  This Gandhi Jayanti, let us have a look at lesser known facts about Mahatma Gandhi: The funeral procession of Mahatma Gandhi was 8 kilometers long. Rightly so for a man who dedicated his entire life to nation!Bapu walked almost 18 kms a day totaling almost 80K during his campaigns ...
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HAPPY DUSSHERA

HAPPY DUSSHERA

administrator 30/09/2017 0
Celebration – everyone loves it. And in India, celebration means fun, enjoyment, food, colours and the entire extravaganza that one can think of. India is a large subcontinent. Just to give you a basic idea – India has the second largest road network in the world. Can you imagine the entire country in a festive mood for ten days? Yes! This country goes ballistic during the ten days of Dussehra. Dussehra is not just a celebration; it is an occasion to remind mankind of the power and the need to be kind, complacent and compassionate towards fellow beings. People may call it by various names in different parts of the country – Navarathri, Dasara, Vijaya Dashami, Durga Puja, Dussehra, but the es...
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Teachers Day

Teachers Day

administrator 05/09/2017 0
  Teachers are some of the most impactful people in our lives. Some say, and I agree, that teachers hold the future in their hands!  Teachers are the important members of the society who play an important role in shaping our life. They are the inspiration, the mentor, the guide, the spark and the candle to our life. Teachers Day is a day meant to appreciate, honor and acknowledge the amazing contribution teachers do to us. India marks Teachers Day on the 5th of September every year. The day is celebrated in honour of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, known for his contribution to the Indian education system.    Significance September 5 is celebrated as Teachers Day in India. The day marks the bir...
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Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami

administrator 14/08/2017 0
Sri Krishna is considered as the one of the most powerful human incarnations of the Lord Vishnu. He was born around 5,200 years ago in Mathura. The sole objective of Sri Krishna's birth was to free the Earth from the evilness of demons. He played an important role in Mahabharata and propagated the theory of bhakti and good karma which are narrated deeply in the Bhagwat Geeta.   Sri Krishna was born in a prison in the custody of Kansa. Vasudev, His father immediately thought of his friend Nand and decided to hand over his child to him to save Krishna from the clutch of Kansa. Krishna grew up in Gokul and finally killed his uncle, King Kansa.   The actual celebration of Janmashtami takes place...
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Raksha Bandhan - The Thread of Love

Raksha Bandhan - The Thread of Love

administrator 07/08/2017 0
The chaste bond of love between a brother and a sister is one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. Through centuries this harmonious bonding has been recognized, preserved and celebrated throughout the world. We do not usually need words or actions to portray how much we cherish this precious bond. But everybody loves pleasant surprises and we Shree Shivam love to be reason behind them. This Raksha Bandhan shares your love with your siblings with our exclusive collection of Rakhi based products. Whether you share a love-hate relationship with your siblings or have not met them for ages, we might just have the right thing for you! This ritual not only strengthens the bond of love bet...
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Ways for Celebrating Friendship Day

Ways for Celebrating Friendship Day

administrator 06/08/2017 0
Taking place on the first Sunday of August every year, Friendship Day is dedicated to honoring those people in your life who have always got your back. Whether you’ve been friends since you were fighting over whose turn it was to use the spade in the sandpit or they’re a new-found partner in crime, we all have friends we can’t do without. Sometimes, however, life can be hectic and we forget to show these special people the appreciation they deserve. That’s what Friendship Day is for, to make sure there’s one day a year when you can celebrate your friends and tell them how much they mean to you. There are plenty of ways that you can show your friends how you feel, from a small conversation to...
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International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

administrator 21/06/2017 0
The United Nations has declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga.To honor International Yoga Day, we’re going to dive into its rich history and unveil how this sacred practice came to be the worldwide phenomenon that it is today.  Although researchers aren’t totally certain when Yoga was born, we know that the first written documents (more like inscriptions on palm leaves), date back to about 5,000 years ago in Northern India.  These texts were part of a greater book called the Rig Veda, which contained songs, mantras, and rituals practiced by the Brahmans (priests).  Over the centuries, Yoga developed from a collection of ideas that could be practiced to achieve enlightenment into p...
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FATHERS DAY

FATHERS DAY

administrator 18/06/2017 0
"Any man can be a father but it takes someone special to be a Dad." -- Anne Geddes Today is Father's Day. The perfect time to honor every Dad who shows up for his children. It's not an easy thing, being the best father you can be. But you're making a huge difference in your child's life -- now, and every day of your child's future. Every hug you give, every joke you share, every moment that you listen patiently, every time you take a deep breath and see things from your child's perspective, every time you role model for your child how to show up with integrity, you're shaping your child into a person who will make you proud. We celebrate you! So if you're a Dad, please accept my deepest grat...
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World Blood Donation Day

World Blood Donation Day

administrator 14/06/2017 0
 Every year our nation requires about 5 Crore units of blood, out of which only a meager 2.5 Crore units of blood are available. Adults have around 10 pints of blood in their body. 1 pint is given during a donation. 1 pint of blood can save upto 3 lives. Types of Blood Donation: Whole blood: is the most common type of the blood donation procedures, and includes all blood components (red cells, plasma and platelets). Platelets. Plasma Red blood cellsBlood Donation Eligibility Requirements: The donor must be in a good health, and donot suffer from any infectious diseases. The donor's age must range from 18 to 65 years. The donor's weight must be no less than 50kg. The Hemoglobin level must be ...
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