Religion

Legends and Rituals around Govardhan Puja
Religion

Legends and Rituals around Govardhan Puja

Diwali brings on celebrations spread over days starting with Dhanteeras and culminating with Bhaidooj. The fourth day in this festivity is known as Govardhan Puja and is celebrated in Northern India. It is also know as Anna-Koot, which literally means ‘mountain of food’ as people prepare varieties of delicious offering […]

Diwali special: The Mythology Quiz
Religion

Diwali special: The Mythology Quiz

There are several stories – folklore and mythological – associated with the celebration of Diwali, but how many are you really aware of? Now, most of us are aware that Deepawali, the festival of lights, marks the return of Lord Rama, brother Lakshmana and wife Sita, after 14 years of […]