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Naraka Chaturdashi (also known as Kali Chaudas, Roop Chaudas, C...

wikipedia - 18 Oct 2017
Naraka Chaturdashi (also known as Kali Chaudas, Roop Chaudas, Choti Diwali or Naraka Nivaran Chaturdashi) is a Hindu festival, which falls on Chaturdashi (14th day) of the Krishna Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Kartik. It is the second day of the five-day-long festival of Diwali. The Hindu literature narrates that the asura (demon) Narakasura was killed on this day by Krishna, Satyabhama and Kali. The day is celebrated by early morning religious rituals and festivities followed o
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Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi

Star of Mysore - 21 Oct 2017
By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore. Deepavali translated as festival of lights is a three-day celebration. The first day is Naraka Chaturdashi, the second day is New Moon Day ...
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Diwali 2017: Significance of five days of Diwali

Free Press Journal - 14 Oct 2017
Dhanteras is followed by Naraka Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja and Padwa also celebrated as Balipratipada. The five-day celebration comes to an end with Bhai Dooj on October 21, where sisters apply tilak on their brother's forehead and siblings pray for ...
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Celebrate, feel the joy, because life is light

Times of India (blog) - 17 Oct 2017
This day is also celebrated as Naraka Chaturdashi. In Gujarat and Rajasthan, it is celebrated as the New Year. In some parts of India, Vikram Samvat starts on the day of Deepavali and this is a special day that is celebrated in Sikh and Jain traditions ...
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Five days of festive fervour

The Hindu - 12 Oct 2017
People light diyas from this day onwards. They buy something new — mostly of silver or of gold. Besides performing the Lakshmi aarti, people also worship Dhanvantri, the healer, the teacher of all physicians and the author of Ayurveda. Naraka Chaturdashi.
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Bank Holidays in Karnataka 2018

Times of India - 27 Mar 2018
Karnataka banks have got a total of 47 holidays in the year 2018. The banks in the state of Karnataka will be closed on national holidays such as Republic Day, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Diwali, Christmas etc. The bank will also be closed during ...
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Choti Diwali or 'Narak Chaturdashi'- Why is it celebrated in India?

Daily News & Analysis - 16 Oct 2017
Hindus observe the second day of this festive season as 'Narak Chaturdashi' the next after Dhanteras celebrations. Narak Chaturthi or Choti Diwali this year will be observed on 18th of October 2017. Famously termed as Choti Diwali or Narak Nivaran ...
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Celebrate Deepavali with Diyas

Star of Mysore - 14 Oct 2017
In Karnataka, Deepavali is celebrated on the day before and after Amavasye as Naraka Chaturdashi signifying Satyabhama's victory over Narakasura and as Bali Padyami, the first day of Karthika masa; inviting the greatest emperor of times, Bali ...
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Diwali 2017: Check out Puja calendar

Zee News - 12 Oct 2017
Naraka Chaturdashi, October 18: Naraka Chaturdashi falls on the fourteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashwin according to Hindu calendar. On this day, people in South India celebrate Deepavali wile North India commemorates the festival of ...
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Tipu Sultan Jayanti celebrations: What is the controversy?

Financial Express - 10 Nov 2017
Coincidently, November 10 also marked Naraka Chaturdashi, the day Diwali is celebrated in Karnataka. Hindu outfits across state lodged their protest and some of them even threatened to disrupt the celebrations. Apart from Hindu organisations, people ...
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Diwali 2017: Tales associated with the festival of lights

Zee News - 16 Oct 2017
Naraka Chaturdashi falls on the fourteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashwin according to Hindu calendar. On this day, people in South India celebrate Deepavali. On this day, Lord Krishna killed demon Narakasura to restore peace on earth.

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