Saint Kabir Das

Saint Kabir Das is one of the popular personalities of the Bhakti Movement of North India. He was born in the year 1398 AD. But, his follower kabirpanthis said that saint Kabir Das had lived up to nearly 120 years and died in the year 1518.  Hazari Prasad Trivedi, the researcher said that Kabir dead
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Narayana Guru

Narayana Guru is popularly known as Sri Narayana Guru. He was the social reformer of India. He was born on 20th September 1928.  He belonged to Ezhava caste, which is considered as the depressed communities and people from those communities suffered a lot of troubles from higher classes. Ezhava caste is one of the depressed
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Babu Jagjivan Ram

Jagivan Ram is well known as a famous national leader and freedom fighter. He is also a renowned Union Minister, true democrat and a crusader of social justice. He had an attractive personality who played a vital role in Indian politics. He married Indirani Devi, who was also a freedom fighter. Her Father Dr.Birbal, a
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Cheti Chand

Cheti Chand is essentially the new year for the Sindhi Hindus. The festival is celebrated in late March or early April of every year.Although majorly celebrated in India and Pakistan, Cheti Chand is celebrated with much zest amongst all the Sindhis in different parts of the world. The festival is associated with the birth of
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Ram Navami

Ram Navami is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Lord Rama who is considered the seventh avatar of Lord Krishna.Lord Rama was born in Ayodhya to King Dasharatha and Queen Kaushalya. He was also known to possess all the essential qualities that a man must have. It is for this reason that Lord Rama was
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Raja Sankranti

Raja Sankranti, which is also known as the Swing Festival is celebrated on the first day of the month, ‘Asara’, according to the Hindu calendar. This marks the beginning of the rain or monsoon season. This festival is celebrated for welcoming the agricultural year, in all the parts of Orissa. It is symbolised that monsoon
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Pahili Raja

Pahili Raja, is a Hindu festival celebrated in Odisha, on the first day of the major festival ‘Mithuna Sankranti’, which is a three day festival. It is believed that the rain season begins after the celebration of this festival. During this festive celebration the unmarried girls, who are next in the line of marriage in
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Guru Arjun Dev

Guru Arjan Dev, is the fifth person of the Ten gurus in the Sikhism and he was known as the first martyr of the Sikhism. He is considered to be the first person in the Sikhism to derive the official edition of ‘Adi Granth’. This scripture was later expanded into the Guru Granth Sahib. He
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Mannam Jayanthi

Mannam Jayanthi is celebrated to pay respect to Mannathu Padmanabha Pillai who was a social reformer and also a freedom fighter. He was born on 2nd January 1878 and died on 25th February 1970. He was from the state of Kerala and on his birth date, there is a government holiday declared. He is also
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Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima is the popular festival which is celebrated every year on the mark of his birthday. His birthday falls on the full moon day hence it is known as Buddha Poornima. It is also known as Buddha day, Buddha Jayanthi and Vesak. It is believed as he was born on this full moon day
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