Today marks the 187th birth anniversary of Nain Singh Rawat (October 21, 1830 – February 1, 1882). He was one of the first of the late 19th century Indian explorers (pundits) who explored the Himalayas for the British. He hailed from the Milam village in the Johar Valley of Kumaon in present day Uttarakhand. He mapped the trade route through Nepal to Tibet, determined for the first time the location and altitude of Lhasa, and mapped a large section of the Tsangpo (Brahmaputra River).
Bhai dooj and bhai phonta celebrate the bond between a brother and sister.
Bhai Dooj is a festival celebrated by Hindus of India and Nepal. It is also known as, Bhai Phonta in Bengal, Bhai Bij or Bhau Beej in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, Bhai Tika in Nepal. Diwali is a five-day festivity. The celebrations begin with Dhanteras and conclude with Bhai Dooj. The festival symbolizes the beautiful bond of a brother and sister. On this day, sisters pray for a happy and prosperous life and good health of their brothers, while brothers vow to protect the sisters.
Remembering the Nobel prize winning astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.
Today marks the 107th birth anniversary of Professor Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (October 19, 1910 – August 21, 1995), a renowned Indian astrophysicist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with William A Fowler. His mathematical treatment of stellar evolution yielded many of the best current theoretical models of the later evolutionary stages of massive stars and black holes. The Chandrasekhar limit is named after him. S Chandrasekhar is the first astrophysicist to have won a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars.
Lakshmi puja to Kali puja, different traditions are followed during diwali.
Diwali, also known as Deepavali, the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. The festival falls on Amavasya Tithi (new moon day), in the month of Kartik according to the traditional Hindu calendar. Diwali 2017 is celebrated on October 19. Diwali is the five days festivity period which begins on Dhanteras and ends on Bhaiya Dooj.
Goddess Kali symbolizes strength, seen as divine protector, and bestows liberation.
Kali Puja, also known as Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja, is a Hindu festival dedicated to the goddess Kali, and celebrated especially in West Bengal, Odisha, and Assam. The festival falls on Amavasya Tithi (new moon day), in the month of Kartik according to the traditional Hindu calendar. Kali Puja 2017 is celebrated on October 19. Goddess Kali symbolizes shakti (strength), seen as divine protector, and bestows moksha (liberation). Goddess Kali is worshiped in the late night. It is believed that she will destroy all evils in human beings and outside world.
Dhantrayodashi marks the beginning of five day festivities of diwali.
Dhanteras also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantri Jayanti is revered by Hindus across the world as a festival of health, wealth, and prosperity. It also marks the beginning of five day festivities of Diwali, which is celebrated to honour the home coming of lord Rama to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. The Hindu festival falls on the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) Trayodashi (thirteenth day after full moon), in the month of Kartik according to the traditional Hindu calendar. This year Dhanteras falls on October 17, 2017.
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The e-commerce platform Amazon India is a renowned online store selling genuine products from top brands. Amazon India Pantry is a service that packages everyday (non-bulk) non-perishable grocery store items into a single box for delivery for a flat fee. Amazon promises next day delivery of monthly groceries and household supplies at lowest prices. The service was first launched in India for customers in Hyderabad on September 21, 2016. Shop now for cooking essentials; snacks and beverages; household supplies and pets; haircare, skincare, bath and body; personal care; diapers, baby care and baby food.
Discounts, blockbuster deals, cash back, no cost EMI and exchange offers from October 14 to 17.
The e-commerce platform Amazon India is a renowned online store selling genuine products from top brands. Amazon is back with the Great Indian Festival (October 14 – 17, 2017). The Amazon Great Indian Festival sale is back for the third time and perhaps last this year! The first two sales were great success. The sale has gone live on October 14 and will go on till October 17. It is the great Diwali Sale, and it is going to rock you with awesome deals and offers! This is the last chance to save big on festive shopping.
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