Monthly Archives: March 2015

Happy Rama Navami Festival of Sri Ram Navaratra Celebration

Happy Ram Navami

The Rama Navami is special Hindu festival which falls on the Lord Rama’s birthday. He is the eldest of Queen Kausalya and King Dasharatha in Ayodhya. This day comes on Navami, the ninth day (Navami) of ‘Chaitra’ month in the Hindu calendar. It will fall on the 28th March 2015 for this year which will be the ending of 9 day festival Navaratri celebrations. God Rama is respected as ‘Maryada Purushottam’ the ideal human being as son, brother, husband and father in the Hindu society.

The festival Navaratri runs for nine days, so this is called as ‘Sri Rama Navaratra’. Devotees are gathered for ‘Puja Aarti’ and chant the ‘Ramacharitamanas’ by exchange Prasad (sweets). The idols infant Rama in the temples for worship on cradles and also happy rocked by devotees specially the mothers and children. The mail celebrations hosted at the birth place of Lord Ram in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh with chariot processions of God Rama, his wife Sita, brother Lakshmana and Hanuman.

On the festival Hindu people mark fast and visit Ram temples are read the ‘Ramayana’ with the family members. ISKCON temples organize Sri Rama Navami Yatra to spread the faith of peace. The concept of ‘Rama Rajya’ (state affairs of Sri Rama) is considered as the period of peace and prosperity for the people. All the friends, family members and relatives engage with celebration of the festival with full of joy. It is celebrated in the all over India and parts of the world where the Hindu community are based with large family settle.

LoveVivah.com Indian matrimony site is wishing Happy Rama Navami to all your family members. Jai Sri Ram.

Happy Holi Festival of Colours Celebration with Indian Tradition

Happy Holi - festival of colours

The festival of Holi is a Hindu festival which is observed in the spring season. This is popular as festival of colours among people. Hindu festival is now more popular in other parts of South Asian countries and Indian communities across the world. It is an official holiday in India which falls on 6th Mar 2015. On this day the people celebrate with throw Colors and exchange sweets with friends, relatives and family members. Various types programs like dance, music, food party are organized to enjoy the Holi festival.
This festival of colours falls on the Phalguna Purnima as per the Hindu calendar which refers arrival of spring. Mythology says, it is victory of good over evil. People gather for Holika bonfire on the previous night of Holi. On the Holi morning they play, chase dry colour and coloured water with each other. The participants visit friend’s house to play Holi colours and share foods, sweets and drinks. The legend says, ‘Holika’ was the evil sister of king Hiranyakashipu who killed on the Holi festival day. Also another myth, the celebration love colors of Radha for the Lord Krishna in Mathura. The playful Holi colouring between Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha is remembered as Holi festival of love among people.

In the family homes, people play with colour pigments with party drinks. Festive foods and regional delicacies are cooked in the different regions India. Traditionally organic colour of turmeric and kumkum were used in ancient times. People throw coloured water with delighted friends on Festival of Colours. They are playing drums, music and dance to add more enjoyment to the festival. After playing, they clean up their body and after that they visit to friend’s house in the evening to exchange Holi sweets. This is celebrated among all the religion as social harmony in all most every states and cities of the country.

Holi is widely celebrated in the Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and regions with significant India Hindu people staying in the world. It is spread to parts of Europe and America as festival of colours. We suggest you play with natural colours for safety of your family. However, you should not use synthetic colours which are commercially available in the market. LoveVivah.com matrimony sites wishes for safe, prosperous Happy Holi to your family.