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Tirumala Brahmotsavam

Also known as Srivari Brahmotsavam and Sri Venkateswara Swami vari Brahmotsavam, the Tirumala Brahmotsavam is the biggest festival celebrated in Tirumala-Tirupati, located in the Chittoor…

Kali Puja

Every year on the second day of the festival of Diwali, Kali Puja is observed, mainly in the eastern parts of India, including the states of West Bengal, Odisha and Assam and also in the…

Sri Vithappa Fair

Sri Vithappa Fair is a popular religious fair held every year on the 14th or 15th day of the month of Ashwin, as per the traditional Hindu calendar, which according to the Gregorian…

Manektari Punam Fair

Also known as the Mahanektari Punam Fair, the Manektari Fair is one of the most popular fairs held in the north-western state of Gujarat in India. Every year, it falls on the 15th day of the…

World Sight Day

Every year, World Sight Day is observed on the second Thursday that falls in the month of October. This year in 2017, it will be observed on the 12th of October. The concept of this day as…