The festival is celebrated by establishing a Kalash and an idol of Goddess Durga in homes. People pray to the goddess for nine days. Navratri begins with worshipping Maa Shailputri and ends with the worship of Maa Siddhidatri.
The snake god finds mention in several Hindu scriptures. Lord Shiva's snake Vasuki is mentioned in many scriptures where it played a vital role during the Samudra Manthan or the episode of churning nectar from the ocean.
The population of wild tigers had dropped by more than 95 per cent since the beginning of the 20th century. When the global tiger numbers in the wild hit an all-time low of as few as 3,200 individuals in 2010, the governments of all 13 tiger range countries came together at the world’s first-ever global tiger summit and agreed on a “TX2” commitment to double the number of wild tigers by 2022.
Muharram additionally denotes the commemoration of the skirmish of Karbala, where the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s grandson Imam Hussain Ibn Ali was killed. They recall the slaughter on the tenth day, Ashura, with some deciding to observe fast. To celebrate this day, here are the best Muharram quotes and Muharram statuses curated for you.
This holiday was started by UNESCO in 1966 to recognize the date of the FIDE foundation on the twentieth of July 1924 in Paris. Today FIDE incorporates 188 national chess organizations, and sorts out various occasions all around the globe, including World Championship Cycle and World Chess Olympiad.
The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on July 18, 2010. However, other groups began celebrating Mandela Day on July 18, 2009.
Eid-ul-Adha or Bakrid is observed on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, which is the twelfth and the last month in the Islamic calendar. The festival is celebrated in order to honour the sacrifices made by Prophet Ibrahim due to his strong faith in Allah. On this day, people gather to celebrate the day with feasts, prayers, exquisite clothing and parades. Many people also take part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
7th July is celebrated as World Chocolate Day around the world. 7th July marked completion of 465 years since chocolate was introduced to Europe. This is the day to indulge in consuming chocolates and also send sweet warm wishes to your family and friends. This is the day to celebrate good times with your loved ones by gifting them chocolates
Happy USA Independence Day: Independence Day, also called Fourth of July or July 4th, in the United States, the annual celebration of nationhood. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
World UFO Day: Celebrated on June 24 by some and on July 02 by others, World UFO Day is an awareness day when people across the world indulge in parties and sky-watching to look out for unidentified flying objects.