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Saptami is the seventh day (tithi) of the fortnight (paksha) in Hindu lunar calendar.


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Chaitra is a month of the Hindu calendar.

Chhath Ancient Hindu festival dedicated to the solar deity Surya and the folk goddess Ṣaṣṭhī

Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival historically native to the Indian subcontinent, more specifically, the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh and the Madhesh region of Nepal. The Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Solar deity (Surya) in order to thank him for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed by Biharis & Nepalese along with their diaspora.

Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu religious festival that celebrates the birth of Hindu God Hanuman, who is immensely venerated throughout India and Nepal. This festival is celebrated on different days in different parts of India. In most states of India, the festival is observed either in Chaitra or in Vaishakha, while in a few states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated in Dhanu.

Vidyarambham is a Hindu tradition, which introduces young children into the world of knowledge, letters, and the process of learning. This ceremony can be performed for a child between the age of 2-5 years. This ritual is usually conducted on the last day of Navratri, i.e. on Vijayadashami day mainly in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and coastal Karnataka, where children are formally introduced to learning of music, dance, languages and other folk arts. Vidyarambham can also be performed at home on an auspicious time(Muhurta ) following the rituals. It involves a ceremony of initiation into the characters of the syllabary. In Tamil Nadu they call it as Mudhal Ezhathu. In Odisha it is known as Khadi Chuan and is mainly celebrated on Ganesh Chaturthi and Vasant Panchami.

Satyanarayan Puja

The Satyanarayanã Puja is a religious worship of the Hindu god Vishnu. Satya means “truth” and Narayana means, “The highest being” so Satyanarayanã means “The highest being who is an embodiment of Truth”. Vratã or Puja means a religious vow, religious observance, or obligation. Hindus throughout perform Sri Satyanarayanã Vratã for the divine blessings of health, wealth, prosperity, opulence, education; relief from troubles and sickness. It can also be performed because of success in business or career growth; during social functions like marriages, house-warming ceremonies, the naming of the children, and so on.

Virpur, Rajkot district Town in Gujarat, India

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This article lists the traditional festivals and other cultural events in the Odisha region of India.Odisha celebrates 13 festivals in 12 months as the saying goes "BAARA MASARE TERATA PARBA"

Ratha Saptami

Ratha Saptami or Rathasapthami is a Hindu festival that falls on the seventh day (Saptami) in the bright half of the Hindu month Maagha. It is symbolically represented in the form of the Sun God Surya turning his Ratha (Chariot) drawn by seven horses towards the northern hemisphere, in a north-easternly direction. It also marks the birth of Surya and hence celebrated as Surya Jayanti.

Vaikunta Ekadashi is a special Ekādaśī. It coincides with Mokṣadā Ekādaśī and Putrada Ekādaśī, but seldomly none for that year, mostly once a year, but sometimes twice a year. It is generally associated with Shukla Paksha of the(Margashirsha ) month in the Lunar calendar corresponding to the month in the Solar calendar sometime between 16 December of the current year and ending on 13 January of the next year in the English calendar.

Dev Dham Jodhpuriya

Dev Dham Jodhpuriya is a temple dedicated to lord Devnarayan situated in Newai municipality of Tonk district, Rajasthan, 75 kilometres (47 mi) from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Kota national highway (NH-12), near to Mashi dam, Manoharpura in Newai municipality of Tonk district.

Pitri Paksha is a 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestor (Pitrs), especially through food offerings. The period is also known as Pitru Paksha/Pitr-Paksha, Pitri Pokkho, Sorah Shraddha, Kanagat, Jitiya, Mahalaya Paksha and Apara Paksha.

Navaratri Annual Hindu festival

Navaratri is a Hindu festival that spans nine nights and is celebrated every year in the autumn. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian cultural sphere. Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navaratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon autumn festival called Sharada Navaratri that is the most observed in the honor of the divine feminine Devi (Durga). The festival is celebrated in the bright half of the Hindu calendar month Ashvin, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

Samba Dashami

Samba Dashami is a festival unique to the state of Odisha, India. It is celebrated on the 10th day of the Sukla Paksha of Pausha Masa or waxing phase of moon in Paush month as per traditional Odia calendar. This festival is especially celebrated in the eastern part of Odisha.

Rama Navami is a Hindu spring festival that celebrates the birthday of Rama, the seventh avatar of the god Vishnu. Rama is particularly important in the Vaishnavite tradition of Hinduism. "Hazaribagh's Ram Navami" show is international. The festival celebrates the descent of Vishnu as the Rama avatar, through his birth to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya. The festival is a part of the spring (Vasanta) Navratri, and falls on the ninth day of the bright half of Chaitra, the first month in the Hindu calendar. This typically occurs in the Gregorian months of March or April every year. Rama Navami is an optional government holiday in India.

Ramchaura Mandir

The Ramchaura Mandir is a Hindu Temple in the city of Hajipur, Bihar, India. Dedicated to Lord Rama, it is located at Rambhadra near Helabazar, Hajipur. As per local folklore, it is said to have been in existence since Ramayana period and Lord Shri Ram is believed to have visited this place on his way to Janakpur, where his footprints are worshiped. The Ramchaura Mandir has tradition of celebrating Rama Navami, the birth anniversary of Rama, every year. A small fair is also organised on the eve of Rama Navami.

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Bindudham, also known as Binduwasni Mandir, is a Hindu Temple, is located at Barharwa in Sahibganj District of Indian state Jharkhand and dedicated to the Maha Durga (Kali), Maha Lakshmi and Maha Saraswati (Tridevi) in the form of Shaktipeeth. "Binduwasni Mandir" is at the top of the "Binduwasni hill". The main temple has a statue of the Hindu god Surya (Sun). He is seated in a Seven horsed Rath. In another part of Binduwasni hill, a large 35-foot statue of Hanuman stands, where people can see his sacred foot prints. A Rama temple is under construction now in the same site.

Vedanarayana Temple, Nagalapuram

Vedanarayana Temple or Matsya Narayana Temple is a Hindu temple in Nagalapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a Vaishnava temple is dedicated to Vishnu in the form of Matsya, the fish avatar, who is referred to as Matsya Narayana or Veda Narayana. This is one of the few temples in India where Vishnu is depicted in Matsya avatar, the first incarnation of the Dashavatara, Vishnu's 10 main incarnations.