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Janamashthami Pooja and Celebration

St. James Episcopal Church 4 St James Place, Essex Jct., VT, United States

Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, who is considered the eighth incarnation (avatar) of the Hindu god Vishnu. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion, where it is one of the major festivals. People observe fasts, sing devotional songs, and participate in various cultural events and performances. […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja

St. James Episcopal Church 4 St James Place, Essex Jct., VT, United States

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The festival usually spans over 10 days, with the most elaborate celebrations occurring in the Indian state of Maharashtra, particularly in Mumbai. However, it is celebrated with equal […]

Dussehra

St. James Episcopal Church 4 St James Place, Essex Jct., VT, United States

Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of the Navaratri period. It marks the triumph of good over evil and is observed on the tenth day of the Hindu calendar month of Ashvin. The festival holds great significance in Hindu mythology and culture, with various regional traditions and […]

Diwali

St. James Episcopal Church 4 St James Place, Essex Jct., VT, United States

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is one of the most significant festivals in Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, and some other Indian religions. It is often referred to as the “Festival of Lights” and is celebrated with immense joy and enthusiasm across India and in many parts of the world where Indian communities reside. Diwali typically falls […]