Dhanteras, the auspicious day in the Hindu calendar
to buy gold or something for the house, fell on Friday.
Diwali, popularly known as the festival of lights, is one of the most important festivals of the year in the Hindu calendar
The pilgrimage began June 25 and will conclude Aug 2, the full moon day of the Shravan month of the Hindu calendar
It's one of the highlights in the Hindu calendar
because it brings people of all ag together.
Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light, is the biggest event on the Hindu calendar
and it's also my favourite time of the year
It is the most important event in the Hindu calendar
Scores more were injured in the disaster, which came at the start of Navaratri, a nine-day Hindu festival which is one of the most important in the Hindu calendar
and when crowds are particularly large.
THE River Mersey played host to one of the most important ceremonies in the Hindu calendar
The lunar Hindu calendar
determines the celebration of Diwali, so it may be observed in October or November.
Some Hindus, particularly orthodox Hindus, will express their preference to have procedures done only on certain auspicious days based on the Hindu calendar
Diwali is the beginning of the new year in the Hindu calendar
The truth is that this popular event in the Hindu calendar
has been shadowed by politics, ignorance and fear.
The procession starts from Dehu, near Pune, in the Hindu calendar
month of Jyeshth (roughly, June) and lasts a total of 22 days.
However, experts say the most important dates on the Hindu calendar
for bathing over the next six weeks are January 14 and January 24.
In India, the world's largest market, demand edged above the previous record in 1999, despite an abnormally low number of auspicious days in the Hindu calendar
for weddings and a patchy monsoon hitting rural incomes in some areas.