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Hindu festivals

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Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English


  • Fasts and feasts -- Hinduism -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hinduism -- Customs and practices -- Juvenile literature,
  • Fasts and feasts -- Hinduism,
  • Hinduism -- Customs and practices

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Describes the origins and traditions of Hindu festivals and celebrations.

Edition Notes

StatementSwasti Mitter.
SeriesHolidays & festivals, Holidays and festivals., Holidays and festivals
LC ClassificationsBL1239.72 .M58 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2039244M
ISBN 100865929866
LC Control Number88015719

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As said in the book, festivals and sacred days are a very important,even an integral part of the Hindu religion and it is very important to understand and appreciate the spirit and meaning behind the observance of these festivals and sacred days.5/5. Explains Hindu festivals through various methods including stories, poems and plays. This book contains explanatory notes, a festival calendar, a glossary and index. Filed Under: Festivals Mantralayam Temple History & Timing The Mantralayam Temple has been dedicated to Sri Guru Raghavendra Swamy (c–c), who was a Hindu . Hindu Festivals and Rituals The total number of vratas and utsavas listed by the largest of the published works- Caturvarga-Cintamani of Hemadri (13th century) comes to about However, most of these are less known individual vratas.