Karthika Deepam – Festival of gratitude

Usually Deepavali is celebrated as the Festival of lights. However, during Karthika masam (Karthigai in Tamil), when the full moon occurs in Krithika star, a festival of lights called Karthika Deepam is celebrated!

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Harvest festival (Pongal/Sankranthi/Lohri)

In India harvest festival is celebrated in the middle of January (13, 14, 15, 16) with each of the days being celebrated for different reasons. It is interesting to see how small acts from a cultural standpoint have a huge impact on the community and our lifestyles!

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