Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. On the first day of Muharram, the Islamic New Year is observed by Muslims. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year. Hence it is a little different from the Gregorian calender that is used in the western nations. When compared with the Gregorian calendar, which is a solar calendar, the lunar month of Muharram shifts…"Maharram Tragedy of Karbala :: The War"
Diwali is the time for fun and festivity. Regardless of age, anyone from six year old to sixty year old enjoy firing crackers and having their favourite sweets on a Diwali day. However we also see and hear a lot of accidents related to Diwali crackers in the the newspaper and TV news channels. Most of these unfortunate accidents can be prevented by following these basic tips. Hope you take some cues from this page…"Safety Technique During the Diwali"
Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that’s marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. Each of the four days in the festival of Diwali is separated by a different tradition, but what remains true and constant…"The Festival of Lights :: Diwali"