Happy birthday Hanuman!

IIs it a bird? Is it a plane? Wait a minute. It’s Tuesday, April 11th, that means it’s Hanuman’s birthday! Revered by hundreds of millions, temples, shrines and massive statutes of Hanuman are dotted all around Delhi. Unsure about who he is? Check out his CV.

Tell me more about Lord Shiva

Wondering what Maha Shivratri on Friday 24th February is all about and who Lord Shiva is? Here’s a 101 introduction to Lord Shiva, the Lord of Dance, the husband of Parvati, the father of Ganesha and the God that saved the world but turned blue in the process.

Holy Cow! It’s Lord Krishna’s birthday

It’s Janmashtami (Lord Krishna’s birthday) and it’s time to celebrate. Today’s blog post pays tribute Lord Krishna on his birthday with some cows facts, some cow fiction and a some cow and bull photographs. Lord Krishna, the Lord of Love and an avatar of Lord Vishnu, frequently depicted playing a flute with a herd of…

Five fun August festivals

Are you ready?  I hope so.  A busy few months of festivals and celebrations is about to begin. This month there’s five dates to mark in the diary.   Namaste New Delhi’s guide will give you all the information you need to know about what’s happening, when, where and why. Here goes. Teej will be celebrated…