Tag Archives: Hindu Festivals

The light of the world

As Hindus continue to celebrate Diwali, pray for the Believers of Gujarat to stand up for Christ and to boldly share during this season. Pray that all Believers will obey their Saviour’s challenge in Matthew 5:14-16: “You are the light … Continue reading

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Diwali

Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, begins tonight in Gujarat and throughout the world as Hindus celebrate the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.  The festival is a time of worship, of visiting friends and family, of … Continue reading

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Karwa Chauth

Karwa Chauth is a fast observed from sunrise to moonrise by married women for the long life of their husband. Married women worship Lord Shiva and His family including Lord Ganesha and break the fast only after sighting and making the … Continue reading

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True Power

Navratri continues throughout Gujarat and India. For many people, particularly women, Navratri is the most important time of worship throughout the year.  Many will make a place for the goddess in their home and call her to stay there.  Even … Continue reading

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Navratri

Navratri, which began on the 25th of September,  will continue until October 3rd.  The days of Navratri are actually the time for three major festivals – Navratri, Durga Puja, and Dusshera, each of which are celebrated with different customs and … Continue reading

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Ganesha

Ganesha Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival of Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, who is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees in the duration of this festival. It is … Continue reading

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Holi, not Holy

 During the third week of March, Hindus throughout the world will celebrate the festival known as Holi, an annual celebration during which participants build bonfires and enjoy throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. Also known as the … Continue reading

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