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In the Northen states of India, Navratri culminates with the celebration of Ramlila. It marks the end of the nine-day long fight between Lord Ram and his enemy Ravana. As always, good triumphs over evil. #NavratriDay9 #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #Dussehra #Victory #Vijayadashami #NavratriColours #ColourDay9 #NavratriFacts

In the Northen states of India, Navratri culminates with the celebration of Ramlila. It marks the end of the nine-day long fight between Lord Ram and his enemy Ravana. As always, good triumphs over evil.

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Map of India. Inspiration for my Skillshare Map Design class.

Gujarat is the birthplace of Garba. The dance is performed in circles with clay lantern in the centre symbolizing the unchanging form of God in a constantly changing universe. #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #Dandiya #Garba #GarbaDance #GarbaInGujarat #NavratriColours #ColourDay3 #NavratriFacts

Gujarat is the birthplace of Garba. The dance is performed in circles with clay lantern in the centre symbolizing the unchanging form of God in a constantly changing universe.

Vidyarambham is an auspicious occasion to introduce children to the world of knowledge and is celebrated on Vijayadashami Day mostly in Kerala. #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #Vijayadashami #SaraswatiPooja #NavratriInKerala #NavratriColours #ColourDay7 #NavratriFacts

Vidyarambham is an auspicious occasion to introduce children to the world of knowledge and is celebrated on Vijayadashami Day mostly in Kerala.

On this day, we celebrate the achievements of people with disability and applaud their determination to win against all odds. Let us actively strive to provide them equal rights and reinforce their self-belief. #InternationalDayofPersonswithDisabilities #StatebankofIndia #StateBank #SBI

On this day, we celebrate the achievements of people with disability and applaud their determination to win against all odds. Let us actively strive to provide them equal rights and reinforce their self-belief.

Navratri in Karnataka is celebrated royally and devotees continue this tradition even today carried from the Vijayanagara Dynasty.  On Dashami, there is a grand procession on the streets and exhibitions and fairs are held all over the state. Dussehra celebration of Mysore is world famous. #NavratriDay8 #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #Vijayadashami #SaraswatiPooja #NavratriInKarnataka #Dasara #NavratriColours #ColourDay8 #NavratriFacts

Navratri in Karnataka is celebrated royally and devotees continue this tradition even today carried from the Vijayanagara Dynasty. On Dashami, there is a grand procession on the streets and exhibitions and fairs are held all over the state. Dussehra celebration of Mysore is world famous. #NavratriDay8 #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #Vijayadashami #SaraswatiPooja #NavratriInKarnataka #Dasara #NavratriColours #ColourDay8 #NavratriFacts

Durga Puja celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the  evil  Mahishasura. Also celebrated as Durgotsav, Durga Puja is the year’s biggest celebration in West Bengal and parts of Eastern states of India #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #DurgaPuja #Pujo #MaaDurga #Durgotsav #NavratriColours #ColourDay5 #NavratriFacts

Durga Puja celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the evil Mahishasura. Also celebrated as Durgotsav, Durga Puja is the year’s biggest celebration in West Bengal and parts of Eastern states of India

Beautiful Detail of Meenakshi hindu temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, South India | 20+ Amazing Photos of India, a Fascinating Travel Destination

20+ Amazing Photos of India, a Fascinating Travel Destination

Beautiful Detail of Meenakshi hindu temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, South India

In Tamil Nadu, Navratri is celebrated by worshipping dolls or figurines known as Bomai Golu. Families create an artistic display of dolls which are representative of the durbar or assembly of Goddess Durga. #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #NavratriInTamilNadu #NavratriColours #ColourDay6 #NavratriFacts

In Tamil Nadu, Navratri is celebrated by worshipping dolls or figurines known as Bomai Golu. Families create an artistic display of dolls which are representative of the durbar or assembly of Goddess Durga.

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India Travel illustration by Martin Haake Travel illustrations by Martin Haake

Navratri is the beginning of 9 nights of religious gaiety and fervour as it also marks the onset of autumn. It is considered to be a sacred time to worship Goddess Durga. #Navratri2016 #SBIFestiveFervour #NavratriColours #ColourDay1 #NavratriFacts

Navratri is the beginning of 9 nights of religious gaiety and fervour as it also marks the onset of autumn. It is considered to be a sacred time to worship Goddess Durga.

We invoke the powers of Shakti Ma during Navratri who assumes various forms. While Goddess Durga is worshipped to destroy our impurities and vices, Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped to bestow upon us spiritual wealth and Goddess Saraswati is worshipped to bless us with knowledge and wisdom. #SBIFestiveFervour #MaaDurga #GoddessLakshmi #GoddessSaraswati #NavratriColours #ColourDay4 #NavratriFacts

We invoke the powers of Shakti Ma during Navratri who assumes various forms. While Goddess Durga is worshipped to destroy our impurities and vices, Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped to bestow upon us spiritual wealth and Goddess Saraswati is worshipped to bless us with knowledge and wisdom. #SBIFestiveFervour #MaaDurga #GoddessLakshmi #GoddessSaraswati #NavratriColours #ColourDay4 #NavratriFacts

Through my 200 blog posts on India, I have given these tips randomly. I thought it would be nice to have it all in one place for people who are just visiting my website and planning their FIRST trip to India!  First of all, if you are- YAY! You’re going to love it and I’m sure you’re really pumped. Let’s get started.

10 Tips for First Time Travel to India

Everyone makes mistakes the first time they go somewhere, but here are a few things to keep in mind your first time to India to stay safe and healthy, plus see all the best bits.

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#SBI wishes all a very happy #MakarSankranti and #Pongal. May this harvest festival bring good fortune, happiness and progress in your life. #StateBankofIndia #StateBank #SBI #Festival #Celebrations #Pinoftheday

wishes all a very happy and May this harvest festival bring good fortune, happiness and progress in your life.