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Chajja on Lohri Lohri: is on the last day of the month of Pans to mark the end of winter and is celebrated every year in mid-January (13th January). The earth is farthest from the sun at this point and starts moving towards the sun, ending the coldest time of the year ... read more about Lohri celebrations in Jammu
Makar Sakranti Makar Sakranti: The word Sankranti is derived from sat and kranti, meaning "good movement." Sankranti means transmigration of Sun from one constellation of the zodiac to another. The Sun transits from Sagittarius to Capricorn ... read more about Makar Sakranti celebrations in Jammu
Goddess Saraswati Vasant Panchami: Vasant Panchami is a festival that has seasonal and social as well as religious significance. Vasant means spring and Vasant Panchami falls on the fifth day of the month of Magh. Vasant Panchami is the festival dedicated to Mata Saraswati ... read more about Vasant Panchami
Holi Celebrations Holi: Holi is also the Festival of Colours. Holi is a popular Hindu spring festival observed through India. This festival falls on the Phalgun Purnima (or Pooranmashi, Full Moon). Throughout the entire day on Holi people throw coloured powder and water at each other ... read more about Holi
Lord Shiva & Goddess Parvati . Maha Shivaratri: On the auspicious day of Maha Shivaratri Lord Shiva was married to Goddess Parvati. Maha Shivaratri falls on the moonless 14th night of the new moon in the month of Phalgun, which corresponds to the month of February - March ... read more bout Maha Shivaratri
Arti during Navaratras. Navaratras: In order to have all-round success, devotees seek blessings of all three aspects of the divine femininity. Yatra to the Shrine of Mata Vaishno Deviji undertaken during the Navratras is considered the most auspicious. ... read more about Navaratra celebrations in Jammu & Katra
Mela Bahu Fort Mela Bahu Fort: Among the fairs, the Mela Bahu Fort is one of the most popular festivals and is celebrated on the auspicious occasion of Ramnavi. The festival starts with people visiting the Temple of Goddess Kali inside Bahu Fort in Jammu .... read more about Mela Bahu Fort in Jammu
Jammu Baisakhi Festival Baisakhi: Also known as "Jammu Baisakhi Festival, the festive activities include Cultural procession, major carnivals and sometimes also includes few tableaus on the life and history of Jammu to make the procession more colorful ... read more about Baisakhi Festival in Jammu
Kites in Jammu Raksha Bandhan: In Jammu, Raksha Bandhan is also associated with Kite Flying. It is an important part of celebrations on Raksha Bandhan. Crowded rooftops with people playing loud music is a common sight during kite flying .... more on Raksha Bandhan celebration in Jammu
Lord Shiva & Goddess Parvati . Janmashtami is one of the most popular festivals in Jammu celebrating the birth of beloved Lord, Bhagwan Sri Krishna, on the eighth day (Ashtami) in the month of Sravana or Savana. Janmashtami is also associated with Kite Flying... read more about Janmashtami celebrations in Jammu
Ravana on fire. Dushera (Vijay Dashami) The festival of Dussehra is celebrated with great fanfare. The 'Ramlila' - a theatrical enactment of the life of Lord Rama, is held during the nine days preceding Dussehra ... read more bout Dushera celebrations in Jammu
Karwa Chauth. Karwa Chauth: is a traditional Hindu festival for married women. Married women fast one whole day without food or water for the long life of their husbands, signifying extreme love and affection for the husband. ... read more about Karwa Chauth celebrations in Jammu
Karwa Chauth. Diwali: is a major and significant festival and is celebrated across the globe as the "Festival of Light," where the lights or lamps signify victory of good over the evil. On Diwali day, Lakshmi Pooja is performed in the honour of Goddess Lakshmi. ... read more about Diwali celebrations in Jammu
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