#Festival

3 days ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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The Sanskashti Chaturthi is dedicated to Lord Ganesh and is observed every fourth day after Krishna Paksha of the Phalguna month

4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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23 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
People should offer prasad, incense stick, sandalwood paste and flowers to the deity. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • There are 24 Ekadashi's in a calendar year
  • Devotees are supposed to get early on this day, and take a bath in river Ganga on ‘Jaya Ekadashi’
  • People keeping fasts should break it in ‘Parana’

20 Feburary.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
The event will see hundreds of traditional folk, tribal and ethnic performances from artists from across the state. (PTI Photo)

  • 'Utsavam 2021' will be the 13th edition of the festival
  • State tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran will inaugurate the festival
  • A number of leading artists will be honoured with the Utsavam Puruskarm during the festival

18 Feburary.India
Rath Saptami is also known as Surya Jayanti. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI Representative Image)

In Hinduism, Rath Saptami is celebrated on the Saptami tithi of Shukla Paksha in the Magha month to honour Lord Surya

16 Feburary.United Kingdom
Pancake Day is celebrated 47 days before Easter every year. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Pancake Day 2021 will be celebrated on February 16
  • It is celebrated every year 47 days before Easter
  • The tradition has been in existence since the 16th century

16 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Goddess Saraswati is worshipped on Basant Panchami. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Basant Panchami, which marks the arrival of spring is being celebrated on Tuesday
  • The auspicious time for pooja is from 6.59 am till 12.35 pm and the Madhyahna moment is at 12.35 pm
  • The festival is also known as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami

15 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Basant Panchmi is the occasion that propels you to wear a yellow outfit. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@arpitamehtaofficial)

  • Basant Panchmi will be celebrated on Tuesday
  • Put on a dirt yellow and beige jumpsuit and make a fashion statement
  • You can also opt for a yellow kaftan, the most comfortable and relaxed fashion trend

15 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Maghi Ganesha Chaturthi is being observed on February 15, 2021. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Maghi Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha chaturthi in the month of Magha
  • The festival is dominantly celebrated in the states of Goa and Maharashtra
  • The auspicious time for puja will begin at 11.28 AM and will end at 1.43 PM

14 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Valentine's Day, the day of love, is finally here. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The oldest surviving love poem is on display at an Istanbul museum
  • The first-ever recorded letter was sent by an imprisoned French medieval duke to his wife
  • The cute little chubby baby with the bow and arrow we associate with Valentine's Day was a Greek god