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#RathaYatra#, the Festival of Chariots of Lord Jagannatha is celebrated every year at Puri,Orissa on Ashad Shukla Dwitiya, commemorates Lord Jaganath's annual visit to Gundicha mata's temple via Mausi Maa Temple. The presiding deities of the main temple, Sri Mandira, Lord Jagannatha, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra, with the celestial wheel Sudarshana are taken to Gundicha temple, some two miles away to the North. The deities return to their abode in Srimandira, after a stay for 7 days.


'#Shab-e-Baraat#' is celebrated on thirteenth or fourteenth night in the eighth month of the Muslim calendar- 'Shaban' It is believed that on this night of Shab-E-Barat - - Allah writes destiny of all men for the coming year taking into account their past deeds. - The birth and death of all human being for the year ahead is disclosed to the angels. - Doors of forgiveness and mercy are opened. - Muslims visit the graves of their family and relatives and pray for their welfare.