Akshaya Trithiya or Akha Teej, is a highly auspicious day which falls on the third day after Amavasya (No Moon / New moon) in the Indian calendar month of Vaishakha. This traditional festival seems insignificant in comparison to some of the more glamorous festivals of the land. For whatever reason this festival came into being,Continue Reading

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Vasanta Panchami or Basant Panchami festival heralds the arrival of spring in India, Vasanta Ritu. After winter solstice, the sun starts its northward journey from the tropic of Capricorn, Uttarayana. With this, winter slowly ebbs and warmer days begin to arrive. Vasanta Ritu – A change in Season Vasanta Ritu is welcomed in the northern parts of India whichContinue Reading