Utsavs

Onam

Onam is a festival celebrated by Hindus in Kerala, India. It falls on thethe first month of the Malayalam calendar month Chingam - between August and September and is also known as the harvest festival of Kerela.Onam is celebrated to commemorate and celebrate the...

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Shubh Deepawali

Shubh Deepawali

This year, National Hindu Students Forum (UK) has been fortunate to be a part of numerous Deepawali celebrations including those at Scotland Yard, Parliament, 10 Downing Street and Trafalgar Square. Hindus are now being recognised for our immense contributions to...

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2014

Ganesh Chaturthi 2014

NHSF (UK) Learning Team 29th August 2014 (4 Bhaadrapada)  Ganesh Chaturthi also known as ' Vinayak Chturthi' or ' Vinayaka Chavithi' is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesh. It is observed during the month of Bhaadrapada. Ganesh is the...

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Krsna Janmashtami 2014

Krsna Janmashtami 2014

Madhav Dave - NHSF (UK) Learning Team 17th August 2014 (Shraavana Vad 8) Krsna Janmashtami or Gokulastami is the Jayanti or appearance day of Lord Shri Krsna, the eighth of avatara of Lord Visnu. Observed on the eighth day (Astami) of the dark half of the month of...

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Raksha Bandhan 2014

Raksha Bandhan 2014

10th August 2014 (Shraavana Sud 15) Raksha Bandhan stirs up one of the deepest emotions in people – the steadfast and chaste bond of love between the brother and the sister. Raksha means ‘to protect’ and Bandhan means ‘binding’, hence signifying the sister tying the...

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Guru Purnima 2014

Guru Purnima 2014

NHSF (UK) Schools Team Shyam Lakhani & Rajiv Kotecha गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुर्गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः । गुरुरेव परं ब्रह्म तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥१॥  ‘Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru devo Maheswara. Guru shakshat, param Brahma, tasmai Shri Guruvay namah’ The Day : On...

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Hanuman Jayanti 2014

Hanuman Jayanti 2014

By NHSF (UK) Learning Team 15th April 2013 (Chaitra Sud 15 in the Hindu Calendar) Hanuman Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Rama's most ardent devotee, Hanumanji. It is celebrated every year on the full moon day of the Chaitra month. When we speak or hear of...

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Ram Navmi 2014

Ram Navmi 2014

By NHSF (UK) Learning Team Ramnavmi, the birth of Shree Rama, is celebrated on the ninth day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu month of Chaitra. In some parts of India it is a nine-day festival, coinciding with the Vasanta Navratri, and many people fast over this...

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Holi 2014

Holi 2014

NHSF (UK) Learning Team 17th March 2014 (Phalguna Sud 15 in the Hindu calendar) Holi falls on the day of the full moon during Phalguna, and is the most colourful festival in the Hindu calendar. It is full joy and optimism for the start of Spring, a season of hope and...

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Mahashivratri 2014

Mahashivratri 2014

By NHSF (UK) Learning Team 28th February 2014 (Magh Vad 14 in the Hindu calendar) Although, by Indian traditions, Shivaratri occurs every month, Maha Shivaratri, is the auspicious festival is observed on the 14th dark night of Magh (Hindu calendar). It is when Lord...

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