Putting henna or mehndi on hands is regarded auspicious on Karva Chauth.
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Do not be ignorant while doing puja. Offer prayers to the goddess in the traditional way.
Ladies dress up in their best way possible on the auspicious day of Karwa Chauth. They wear ethnic dresses such as lehenga, saree or ghagra and put bridal make up.
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Karwa means earthen pot which holds a great significance on this day. Ladies offer water known as Argha to the moon through this pot.
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In Brij region, it is called Raas Poornima whereas in Odisha it is celebrated as Kumar Purnima.
He promoted White Revolution and Green Revolution. The nationwide movement to propel India's milk and food production brought a drastic change in the economy of the country.
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The popular mythological belief associated with Dussehra is victory of Lord Rama over demon king Ravana.
During Durga Puja, huge pandals are erected and entire city is decorated to welcome the Goddess Shakti.
Halite or sendha namak is unprocessed and raw salt containing 84 out of 92 trace elements required by the body.
When Goddess Parvati became mother of Kartikeya, she came to be known as Goddess Skandamata.
The name Kushmanda means cosmic egg and she is believed to be the creator of the universe just with her pleasant smile.