Durga is depicted in the Hindu pantheon as a goddess riding a lion or tiger, with many arms each carrying a weapon,often defeating Mahishasura (lit. buffalo demon).She appears in Indian texts as the wife of god Shiva, as another form of Parvati or mother goddess.
Navratri is celebrated in different ways by Hindus all across the country. Navratri occurs over 9 days during the month of Ashvin, or Ashvina (in the Gregorian calendar, usually September–October). It often ends with the Dussehra (also called Vijayadashami) celebration on the 10th day.Navratri is celebrated differently in India’s various regions.
Lakshmi Puja, is a Hindu religious festival that falls on Amavasya (new moon day) of Krishna Paksha (Dark fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Ashwin, on the third day of Tihar and is considered as the main festive day of Deepawali.
Diwali, the festival of lights is indeed the most awaited and the most celebrated festivals of India. This wonderful festival is the celebration of five days that is Dhann Trayodasi, Naraka Chaturdasi, Actual day of Diwali - commonly known as the Hindu New Year, Balipratipada, Bhai Dooj.
Lord Ganesh is the son of Lord Shiva and Maa Shakti. He is the first one to be worshipped in Hinduism before commencing any puja or starting a new venture. He is the remover of obstacles and therefore worshipping Ganesh can clear the hurdles to progress and bless the devotees with clarity of thought, strength, courage, prosperity and success. The ideal days to do Ganesh puja are Mondays, Chaturti and Sankashti Chaturti.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a highly preferred and most popular festival of the Hindu religion. It is celebrated annually in the month of August or September with big enthusiasm. It is celebrated as a birth anniversary of the Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is a son of Mata Parvati and God Shiva.He is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and he is the brother of Karthikeya (or Subrahmanya), the god of war.
Mumba Devi Mandir, or Mumba Devi Temple (Marathi: मुंबा देवी मंदिर,) is an old Hindu temple in the city of Mumbai, dedicated to the goddess Mumbā, the local incarnation of the Devi (Mother Goddess). Marathi Mumbā derives from Sanskrit Mahā-Ambā "Great Mother", and Mumbaī combines the name with aī, the Marathi word for "mother".
Tarapith is a small temple town near Rampurhat in Birbhum district of the Indian state of West Bengal, known for its Tantric temple and its adjoining cremation grounds where Tantric rites are performed. The Tantric Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Tara, a fearsome Tantric aspect of the Hindu Divine Mother the chief temples of the Goddess-oriented Shakta sect of Hinduism. Tarapith derives its name from its association as the most important centre of Tara worship and her cult.
Kalyaneshwari temple at Kalyaneshwari in Asansol subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal is located on the banks of Barakar River, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) downsream from Maithon Dam of Damodar Valley Corporation. The Barakar River forms the West Bengal-Jharkhand border.
Bhadrakali Temple in Warangal, Telangana is known to be one of the oldest temples for Goddess Bhadrakali in India. This temple is located on the banks of the Bhadrakali lake, a picturesque location between Hanamkonda and Warangal about 1.5 km from Government Polytechnic.