One on the list is the festival of Maha Shivratri, which is also known as the Great night of Ziva. It bears special mythological importance for Hindus. This is one of the most important sectarian festivals among devotees of Lord Shiva or the Hindu god “Zhiva”. This is observed on the 14th night of the darker half of the month Phalgun or February. According to Hindu mythology, this day is celebrated with full religious fervor as on this day Lord Shiva appeared in Linga containing the power of the lord sun.
Hindu culture supports the existence and veneration of different gods and goddesses through their devotion to them. Different religious festivals are celebrated to pay respect to them and to gain their blessings. One such festival is Saraswati Puja, which is one of the main Hindu festivals and is purely dedicated to Maa Saraswati. She is the goddess of wisdom, knowledge, performing arts, and music. And thus, she is worshipped on this auspicious day, making a mark as a festival celebration.. Also known as Vasant Panchami or Sri Panchami, this festival falls on the fifth day of Magha month. To talk it in terms of the Gregorian calendar, it is observed in late January or early February. If you are looking forward to this festival in 2023, then this year, it will be celebrated on the 26th of January
The Hindu culture has always been the most liberal of all cultures of human existence. And in making a temple, it has extended its liberty to the architects too.
Autumn, the season of cool breezes in India brings with it a chain of festivals. The onset is marked by the festival of Dhanteras, also known as “Dhanvantari Triodasi”. This is a very special festival especially, for business owners. They all offer their prayers to the goddess Laxmi for good fortune. Jewellers perform Dhanteras puja and celebrate the festival with all the grandeur. Everyone across the country engages in decorating their houses with lights and colorful rangolis and makes small footprints
Shree Venkateshwara Devasthanam temple is situated at Najafgarh, in the south-west district of Delhi. Its architecture follows the Dravidian style. And not only does its exterior matches the south Indian temples, but also the rituals practiced here are the same as you will find in any of the famous southern Hindu temples.