Navratri is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin .
Hindu calendar on a monthly basis
Ashwyn Beret pattern by Wendy Neal
Ashwyn is a name derived from the word Ashvin, a month on the Hindu calendar. Ashwyn is a slouchy beret which was created in conjunction with Malabrigo Stockpile Month, so the name seemed fitting. It was also inspired by the 198 Yds of Heaven shawlette by Christy Verity, and coordinates nicely with that scarf. Knit from the top down, Ashwyn features a leaf lace pattern that blooms from the crown. The hat is finished off with 1x1 ribbing. Size can be adjusted slightly by varying yarn and…
Life of colors - Holi is a spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. Holi is a two day festival which starts on the Purnima (Full Moon day) falling in the Bikram Sambat Hindu Calendar month of Falgun, which falls somewhere between the end of February and the middle of March in the Gregorian calendar. The first day is known as Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi and the second as Rangwali Holi, Dhuleti, Dhulandi or Dhulivandan. It is…
Indian folk dancers from the Panghat Group of Performing Arts participate in a full dress rehearsal for the forthcoming Navratri festivities or Dance Festival of Nine Nights in Ahmedabad.
October brings reasons to celebrate. To celebrate festivals, the junction month between the summers and winters is just so perfect. Why not celebrate travelling in this auspicious month of the Hindu calendar.
@devdxb is IGer from Mumbai based in Dubai. He started Instagram in the year of 2014 with my IPhone5s. He loves to capture #Busystrangers in the city. "What is Holi? Holi is a spring festival in India and Nepal also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. Holi is a two-day festival which starts on the Purnima (Full Moon day) falling in the Bikram Sambat Hindu Calendar month of Falgun which falls somewhere between the end of February and the middle of March in the…
The historic Vitthal Rakuumai temple at Wadala in Mumbai. Considered one of the oldest lanmarks of Mumbai and established by the great saint of Maharashtra, Sant Tukaram in the 19th century. This temple is a replica of the Vitthal Rakhumai temple at Pandharpur and also attracts lakhs of devotees on the auspicious occasion of Ekaadashi in the Hindu calendar month of Ashaadh!
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