Infographic reveals the most popular colors in 2014.
The stock image library Shutterstock analyzed data from customer downloads from its collection of 40 million images and come up with what it considers some pretty conclusive results. They have presented these results in the form of an infographic. We found it interesting, and would like to share it with our blog’s esteemed readers who may have missed out the original post.
Festival of the sacrifice celebrated in India on Monday, October 6, 2014.
Eid al-Adha (meaning Festival of the Sacrifice), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice, is celebrated by Muslims worldwide each year with special prayers, greetings and gifts. The word Eid means solemn festival. Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two Eid holidays, the former being Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Adha is called Bakr-Id in India due to the tradition of sacrificing a goat or bakr in Urdu.
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Twelve famous pandals visited during Durga Puja in Kolkata.
Any Durga Puja celebration is incomplete without visiting the many different pandals (displays) of Goddess Durga, each with a unique theme. A major attraction during the festival, this activity is often referred to a Pandal Hopping. The magnificence of the festival is revealed in these twelve famous and extravagant Pandals in Kolkata, some modern and some traditional, that were worth visiting during Durga Puja in 2014.
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The festival epitomizes the triumph of good over evil.
Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava (Festival of Durga), is a famous Hindu festival marked by worship of Mother Goddess Durga over the last five days of Navratri, in the Ashwin month of the Hindu calendar. These five days are observed as Shashthi, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami and Vijayadashami. The festivities culminate on the tenth day on Vijayadashami when Durga idols are carried out in grand procession and immersed in the river or other water bodies.
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The celebration of victory of good over evil.
The nine-day Navaratri festival culminates with the celebration of Dussehra or Vijayadashami (victory on tenth day). Dussehra is celebrated as the victory of Lord Rama over demon king Ravana of Lanka. Dussehra also commemorates the triumph of warrior Goddess Durga over the buffalo-headed demon called Mahishasura, giving the goddess her name Mahishasura-Mardini (the slayer of Mahishasura).
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Nation pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary.
India observes Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti and pays tributes to the Father of the Nation on his 145th birth anniversary. To celebrate Gandhi Jayanti we have compiled ten memorable and inspiring quotes on different subjects from Mahatma Gandhi, and publish them as professionally designed Quote Arts.
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We recommend natural health products for your dogs.
A large dog is generally considered to be one that weighs sixty pounds and up. The large breed dogs typically require outdoor space and regular walks.
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Google celebrates 16th Birthday with an animated Google doodle.
Google’s sweet sixteenth birthday is being celebrated with an animated doodle on September 27, 2014. The interesting fact is that despite September 27 not being the date of the company’s incorporation, the first time Google created a doodle to celebrate its 4th birthday was on September 27, 2002. Since 2006, Google is celebrating its birthday on September 27 with a doodle every year.