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Diwali In India Date and time

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Diwali In India Date and time 


The first day (October 25, 2019)  known as Dhanteras. "Money" means wealth and "thiras" refers to the 13th day of a lunar fortnight on the Hindu calendar. This day is dedicated to celebrating prosperity. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Lakshmi has come out of sea churning and is welcomed with special pooja (rituals). In addition, gold is traditionally bought, and people gather for cards and gaming. Ayurvedic doctors also honor Dhanvantari, who are the incarnations of Lord Vishnu, who brought Ayurveda to mankind on this day. There are several temples dedicated to Dhanvantari and Ayurveda in Kerala and Tamilnadu.

On the second day (October 26, 2019),  known as Naraka Chaturdashi or small Diwali (short Diwali). It is believed that Goddess Kali and Lord Krishna destroyed the demon Narakasur on this day. Demon gods are burnt in celebration in Goa. The third day (October 27, 2019)  is known as the new moon. This darkest day of the…

5 Places to Visit in Bhilwara

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Rajasthan, India, literally the land of the royals, has a bevy of heritage buildings and globally recognized hospitality aspect to flaunt in whichever corner of it you want to visit. Amongst all that, Bhilwara stands out as being an off the beaten track tourist destination with all the grandeur intact, forts and palaces. Bhilwara tourism should be planned with careful regard to weather, being pleasant at times to very warm or cold at others, the best time to pay a visit being unanimously around October to March each year. Stay with me as we count down the top 5 destinations to visit in this little cosy touristy haven.
1. Gangapur
You’ve seen it all in Rajasthan, from temples to forts to glittering palaces. You’ve heard the glorious history, and seen brilliant lights and even been in the best hotels. Yes? Think again. Because in this little suburb located a little way off the mainland, is a gala where cattle steal the show. The cattle festival of this village is the premier tourist dra…

Best 14 Must See Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Best 14 Must See Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, Rajasthan
Lake Fatehsagar
The charm of Udaipur is incomplete without Fateh Sagar Lake, which is situated in the north of Lake Pichola and is connected to it through a canal. It is also one of the major tourist attractions in Udaipur. Taking a boat ride on Lake Fatehsagar is indeed a must-do activity in the city if you are looking for some fun in the city. There are three islands in the lake out of which Nehru Park is the most famous. It is also an ideal place for family outing as it has a zoo.
Lake Palace
Marvelously built on Lake Pichola, Lake Palace is one of the most visited places in Udaipur. Situated on Jagniwas Island it is now run by the Taj group and is popularly known as Taj Lake Palace. With the Aravalli Hills in the background, Lake Palace makes one of the most romantic places in Rajasthan. Even if one cannot afford to stay here, one should definitely consider taking a heritage walk of this hotel. Built by Maharaja Jagat Sin…

Sajjangarh Biological Park

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Sajjangarh Biological Park

Sajjangarh Biological Park in Udaipur is a famous zoological garden, which is located just beneath the Monsoon Palace , around 4 km from the city center. The main aim for the establishment of the park was to conserve endangered and threatened flora and fauna. The park can be seen round the year. The monsoon season is from July to September. During this period, area becomes lush green and more aesthetic. The area receives an annual average rainfall of 650 mm. Within two months of its inauguration, the park received more than 46,000 visitors in a month, generating a revenue of Rs 14 lakh for th e forest department, which is a record in itself.


Attractions in Biological Park The zoo has different varieties of animals and birds which have been brought from different parts of world. At present, it houses 60 animals of 21 species including tigers, panthers, lions, ostriches, alligators, rhesus monkeys etc. Mammals in the Zoo : Himalayan Black Bear, Jungle Cat, Leopa…