Gudi Padwa Chaitra Shukla Pratipada ( Gudi Padwa )

Gudhi Padva is the Sanskrit name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. It is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year according to the unisolar Hindu calendar. This day is also the first day of Chaitra Navratri . On this day , the Sun is supposed to be in first point of Aries,which is first sign of zodiac and […]

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Shigmo in Goa is esentially a festival of the masses. Though it is celebrated under different names and in different ways in various parts of the country. It is the festival of farewell to winter celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalguna (March), the last month of the Hindu calendar. In Goa, which […]

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Lubdha Holi

Holi and Rangpanchami

Holi , is celebrated on the day of the full moon in the month of ‘  Phalguna ‘ Story of Holika and Pralhad : Pralhad was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. His father Hiranyakashyapu never liked this as he had got a boon that he was indestructible. He wanted everyone to worship him. He took the help […]

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