"Sivaratri" is a Hindu festival observed on the night of the fourteenth day of the dark half in the month of 'Magha', in Tamil 'Thai', corresponding to the English months 'February—March', in honour of Siva
Ugadi marks the beginning of the Telugu New Year. It also brings happiness with the onset of Vasanth Ruthu (spring). Ugadi name has been changed from Yuga Aadi (Yuga + Aadi means beginning of New age).
The Lord Mahavishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity, representing the preservative aspect of the universe as in his previous incarnations (avatars), descended into the world to kill the ten-headed Asura named Ravana.
Agni is the god of fire. He is held to be one of the mightiest gods in general, including the force that drives away the demons of the dark. He is also a guest, the lord of the home, and friendly to man....