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While there are many stories and/or folklore associated with the day, largely, people believe that on this day, Goddess Durga officially begins her journey from Mount Kailash — where she resides with her husband Lord Shiva — to her maternal home on Earth.
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Janmashtami – This holiday is one of the most important Hindu festivals. It celebrates Lord Krishna’s birth as the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, who delivered the critical message of the “Bhagwat Gita,” the guiding principles for all Hindus.
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