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Navaratri

PHOTOS: Creation And Re-creation In The Nine Nights Of The Goddess

Vasudha Narayanan | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Vasudha Narayanan

In a world where patriarchal norms and xenophobic platforms hold sway, one can celebrate the nine shining days of Navratri, when Durga holds her own with Rambo, Lakshmi blesses books on the Big Bang Theory and Saraswati encourages you to play one more tune, learn one more dance.

Navratri 2011: Celebrating The Mother Goddess During The Festival Of Nine Nights (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.24.2011 | Religion

Navratri is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin. In 2011, Navratri starts on Sept. 28 and lasts until Oct. 6. Durga Puja celebrations begin...

Spring Hindu Holy Day Vasant Panchami

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Vasant Panchami is celebrated every year on the 5th day or 'Panchami' of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha. "Vasant" heralds the beginning of spring.