Hindu calendar Current Affairs, GK & News

Hindu calendar  Current Affairs, GK & News

18 May: ‘Buddha Purnima’ celebrated

Buddha Purnima also known as Vaishak Purnima is the birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha (or Lord Buddha). 18 May 2019 witnessed the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha and is being celebrated across the world. About Buddha Purnima Background: Buddha Purnima festival is traditionally celebrated to commemorate birth of Siddhartha Gautama​, who later became Gautama ..

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The Kutchi New Year celebrated as Aashadhi Beej

Kutchi community celebrates its New Year on Aashadhi Beej, which falls in month of Ashada (July / August).

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Nuakhai Juhar

Nuakhai or Nuankhai is an agricultural festival mainly observed by people of Western Odisha in India. Nuakhai is observed to welcome the new rice of the season. Farmers offer the first produce from their lands to goddess Samaleswari, to whom the festival is dedicated.  According to the calendar it is observed on panchami tithi (the fifth day) of the lunar fortnight of the ..

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