Hindu Festivals

Hindus observe sacred occasions by festive observances. All festivals in Hinduism are predominantly religious in character and significance. Many festivals are seasonal. Some celebrate harvest and birth of God or heroes. Some are dedicated to important event in Hindu mythology. Many are dedicated to Shiva and Parvati, Vishnu and Lakshmi, Brahma and Saraswati.

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Hindu Festivals
Krishna

What was the date of Krishna Janmashtami in the year 1953?

Krishna Janmashtami in the year 1953 was on 10th of January.

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Diwali

What is the difference in Diwali celebration of Hindus and Sikhs and Jains?

They all celebrate Diwali for completely different reasons.

  • Hindus celebrate the return of Rama and Sita.
  • Sikhs celebrate the freedom of their Sixth Guru - Guru Hargobind.
  • Jains celebrate Lord Mahavira, the last of the Jain Tirthankar of this era attaining Nirvana.
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How do you avoid fire crackers on Diwali?

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What was the date of Sri Rama Navami in the year 1980?

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What was the date of Vijayadashami in the year 1979?

Vijayadashami was on 1st October in the year 1979.

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Diwali

What was the date of Diwali in the year 1964?

According to Deepavali.net, Diwali was on Sunday, 1st November 1964.

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Krishna

What was the date of Dussehra festival in 1973?

Dussehra was on 6th October in the year 1973.

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Diwali

Who celebrates Diwali?

Diwali is mainly a Hindu festival. It is also celebrated by Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists for different reasons.

There are several reasons to celebrate Diwali depending on the group celebrating it. Diwali or Deepavali is a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. All of these religions celebrate Diwali as the Festival of Lights.

The lights that are lit signify victory of good over the evil within an individual.

The various reasons for Diwali are:

  • In Hinduism it is the homecoming of Rama after a 14-year exile in the forest and his victory over the Ravana.
  • In Jainism, Diwali marks the attainment of nirvana by Mahavira on 15 October, 527 BC.
  • In Sikhism it celebrates the return of Guru Har Gobind Ji (1595-1644), the sixth Guru of Sikhism, who was imprisoned along with 53 other Hindu kings at Fort Gwalior by Jahangir.
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What was the date of Dussehra in the year 1982?

Dussehra was on 26th and 27th October in the year 1982.

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What was date of Maha Shivaratri in the year 1961?

It is celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha (waning moon) of the month of Maagha.

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Diwali

What are all the disadvantages of Diwali?

The festival has certain disadvantages:

  1. Sometimes, owing to neglect, or forgetfulness, fire breaks out and much damage is caused to life and property.
  2. It is also traditional to gamble on this occasion. Some people suffer heavy losses. In fact, gambling starts several days before the festival. Those who lose, especially among the poorer sections, try to make good their loss through thefts.
  3. The smoke can cause asthma and other health issues.
  4. Noise pollution.
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Diwali

When was the Diwali festival celebrated in 1959?

According to Deepavali.net, Diwali was on 31 October.

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Diwali

What is advantage and disadvantage of Diwali?

Diwali is also known as the Festival of Light. An advantage of Diwali is that it encourages the whole family to spend quality time together. A disadvantage of the festival is the pollution caused as a result of firecrackers.

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Date of shivratri festival in 1991?

The date of shivaratri in 1991 is 13th february (WEDNESDAY)

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What was the date of Vijayadashami in the year 1983?

Vijayadashami was on 27th September in the year 1983.

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What was the date of Onam in the year 2012?

In 2012, Thiru-onam is on Wednesday, August 29.

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Diwali

Why do people burn crackers in Diwali?

it is because Diwali is a sign of happiness and also it is a religious thing.

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How is onam celebrated?

Rich cultural heritage of Kerala comes out in its best form and spirit during the ten day long festival. It is indeed a treat to be a part of the grand carnival. People of Kerala make elaborate preparations to celebrate it in the best possible manner.

The most impressive part of Onam celebration is the grand feast called Onasadya, prepared on Thiruonam. It is a nine course meal consisting of 11 to 13 essential dishes. Onasadya is served on banana leaves and people sit on a mat laid on the floor to have the meal.

Another enchanting feature of Onam is Vallamaki the Snake Boat Race, held on the river Pampa. It is a colourful sight to watch the decorated boat oared by hundreds of boatmen amidst chanting of songs and cheering by spectators.

There is also a tradition to play games, collectively called Onakalikal

in the front courtyard of house to welcome King Mahabali. Kaikotti kali and Thumbi Thullal are two graceful dances performed by women on Onam. Folk performances like Kummatti kali and Pulikali add to the zest of celebrations.

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Which date ugadi festival in 1984?

on which date ugadi festival came in 1984?

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Hindu Festivals
Diwali

What are the differences between Diwali and Easter?

  • diwali

  • is a Hindu festival when easter is a Christian one!

diwali is a Hindu festival when easter is a Christian one!

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Diwali

What was the date of Diwali in the year 1961?

According to Deepavali.net, Diwali was on: 7 November 1961.

Some say it was on November 8, 1961. On a Wednesday.

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What was the date of Maha Shivaratri in the year 1991?

Mahashivaratri normally comes in the month of March.

Maha Shivratri, also knwon as Maha Sivaratri, Shivaratri, or Sivaratri, translates as "Night of Shiva" or "Great Night of Shiva." Maha Shivratri is a festival celebrated every year on the 13th night and 14th day in the Krishna Paksha during the waning of the moon. The festival is principally celebrated by offerings of bael leaves to the Lord Shiva, and all day fasting and an all night long vigil.

In the year 1991, few parts of India celebrated it on 6th March and few celebrated it on 13th February.

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Diwali

What was the date of Diwali in the year 1943?

According to Deepavali.net, Diwali was on: 28 October

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Hindu Festivals

When was sri Rama navami in 1984?

10th April

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What was the day and date of maha shivratri in 1977?

mahashivaratri date 1977

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