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  • navratri-amitabh-bachchan
    Sep 19 2016

    #TGNavratriDhoom: 9 things to expect during Navratri!

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    It’s that time of the year when some look forward to the garba nights and others want to join in the grand Durga Puja celebrations. People’s enthusiasm and post Navratri withdrawal symptoms can be seen in every nook and corner of the city. The excitement levels are on an all-time high and here is a […]

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  • Ganesh Chaturthi
    Aug 31 2016

    #MumbaiEdition: Ganesh mandals to look forward to in 2016

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    With Ganesh Chaturthi just round the corner, we can’t stop noticing the excitement that has engulfed every soul of Mumbai. The city has transformed into a spectacular showground with massive idols of Ganesha, blaring microphones, blinding light works, beating drums and Ganpati chants. Add to that, the ornate pandals set up across the city not […]

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  • Rangoli
    Mar 28 2016

    Gudi Padwa – Of Fresh New Beginnings!

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    “Happy Gudi Padwa, neet bol gadhava!” This is how many people wish each other on Gudi Padwa day in Maharashtra. This jovial and merry day is also known as the Maharashtrian New Year, and besides wishing each other Happy Gudi Padwa, people also wish each other “Navavarshachya hardik shubhechha”, which mean Happy New Year! It’s […]

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  • Mahashivratri
    Mar 01 2016

    Top 5 Places to Celebrate Mahashivratri in India

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    With festivals in India come the holidays which sometimes stretch out into the long weekend. This time, we have Mahashivratri coming on the 7th of March, a Monday, which you can easily and conveniently make into a long weekend and plan a quick vacation! Mahashivratri, which literally means the “Great Night of Shiva” is a […]

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  • Carnival
    Jan 27 2016

    Viva Carnaval – Top 5 Reasons to attend the Goa Carnival

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    It’s that time of the year again when Goa comes to vibrant life for four long days! Not that Goa is dull the rest of the time, far from it, but the energy felt during the four days of Carnival is something out of this world. The Goa Carnival is held every year some time […]

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  • Navratri
    Oct 09 2015

    Navratri – The Nine Nights Extravaganza!

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    Dedicated to Goddess Durga and her infinite strength, grace and power, Navratri is a festival that celebrates womanhood and the feminine shakti. This festival commemorates the nine forms of Goddess Durga, and the tenth day is celebrated as Dussehra. In Sanskrit, the term Navratri means nine nights and is a dynamic extravaganza of nine beautiful, […]

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  • Onam
    Aug 05 2015

    Onam – The festival of light and cheer

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    Onam, the most popular festival of Kerala is the time for untold joy, cheer and festivities. It is the harvest festival of India, and is usually celebrated at the end of August or the start of September. This 10-day long festival comprises a lot of dance and music, buying new clothes and making and gorging on delectable […]

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  • Guru Poornima
    Jul 31 2015

    Guru Poornima – A time to thank your teachers!

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    Ever wanted to thank your teachers or gurus for all the knowledge and goodness they imparted that has enriched your life in a great way? Guru Poornima is the perfect day to express gratitude to your teachers and get their blessings and good wishes in return! The word ‘guru’ in Sanskrit means ‘dispeller of darkness’. […]

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