Friday, 9 November 2012

Importance of Diwali/Deepavali

Diwali image
Diwali or Deepavali is a "Festival of lights"(deep = light and avali = a row i.e., Row of Lights). This festival comes exactly after 20 days from dussehra ends. And also in between mid-October and mid-November.

Apart from India, it is official holiday for country Like Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Malaysia, Singapore and Fiji.

In Hindus, Deepavali is celebrated due to reasons like Marriage of Laxmi with Lord Vishnu and Return of Lord Rama along with Sita Mata and Lakshman from his fourteen year long exile and vanquishing of the demon Ravana, celebrated as Ramnavami/Dussehra. In Jainism, Diwali marks the attainment of moksha or nivana by mahavira in 527 BC.
One More reason to celebrate diwali is that, In Rural India it marked the End of harvest season, that means money from sale of produce which makes villagers to afford/buy new cloths and other things needed for the home.
Basically, its five days festival:
First Day of which called "Dhanteras", Dhan means Wealth and Teras means 13th day as per Hindu Calender. It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of krishna paksha in Hindu calendar month of Ashwin.
On Dhanteras, Hindus consider it very fortunate to purchase gold or silver or at least one or more utensils as it believed that it is sign of Good Luck.
It is also Known as 'Yamadeepdaan' and the house ladies light eastern lamps or deep which kept burning throughout the night glorifing Yama, The GOD of Death.

Monday, 29 October 2012

Windows 8 : Hit or Flop

Windows 8 recently  launched by Microsoft for use on Personal Computer including all type of desktop, Laptops, Tablets. Development of windows 8 started back in 2009 itself. And it launched on Friday 26, October 2012 in 37 languages and 140 worldwide markets.

 Windows 8 is designed to work with mouse and keyboard, as well as touch. Microsoft make Windows 8 compatible with keeping programs and data in the internet "cloud" and relying on Mobile gadgets. That means user have to sign in once with their Microsoft account to ensure they will be able to access mails, calendars, contact, pictures among other applications.

Windows 8 First Look

Monday, 22 October 2012

Birthday Celebration: For Good or for Bad

Yesterday was my birthday and now I am 24. This occasion many Relatives/Friends wished me and also I given a small party for them we meet, enjoyed together and at last we all went back to our places.

I got a Question in my mind   "Is that necessary to celebrate birthday?"
                                            "Why are we celebrating it even though we are getting One year OLDER as many of us don’t want in this stage?"

Friday, 19 October 2012

Sachin : Member of Order of Australia

First of all Many Many thanks to Sachin Pajji for this achievement.
One more achievement and also I can say a unique one.
The 'Order of Australia' is an order of chivalry to recognize Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service.

Before Sachin only two foreign plays got this award and they are West Indies legend, Clive Lloyd (Clive Hubert Lloyd) in 1985 and other one is West Indian, Sir Garfield Sobers in 2003. and also the second Indian after former attorney general Soli Sorabjee to get the honor.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

CLT20 : Hit or Miss

Champions League Twenty20 is an international an annual 20-20 cricket tournament, Now being played in South Africa. It is tournament where Eight(8) countries top domestic cricket teams fight for title.

This tournament is held between Sept and Oct. for the period of three weeks in either in India or South Africa. The total prize money for this tournament is $6 million. And also the winning team receiving $2.5 million, a Huge Amount in domestic cricket in world.

My Quetion is how many of us really following this tournament, After WorldCup 2011, IPL 2011, Ind-Eng tour 20011-12 and T20 WorldCup 2012?

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Importance of NAVRATRI / Dussehra

ॐ ॐ ॐ ॐ ॐ.........
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु सर्व रूपिणसंशित:
नमस्त्स्स्यै नमस्त्स्स्यै नमस्त्स्स्यै नमो नम:

As we all know, Navratri started Today, Which will run for Ten Days. Which is the First Big Fastival for Hindis in a Year.
It Displays meaning of the "NavRatri", Nav Mean Nine and Ratri means Night and tenth day so called "Vijayadashami".

These nine nights are related to Goddness "DURGA" with their nine Avatar, Which are Shailputri Mata, Brahmacharini Mata, Chandraghanta Mata, Skandamata, Katyayani Mata, Kalaratri Mata, Mahagouri Mata, Siddhidatri Mata respectively. And Tenth day of this fastival is called "Vijayadashami".


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