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The festival of Annakut after Diwali in India emphasizes on the benefits of eating a mix of vegetables

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The Annakut festival is celebrated on the on the fourth day of Diwali and is the first lunar day of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Kartik.The five days of Diwali are:Dhanteras: it marks the first day of Diwali and celebrates prosperity or wealth “dhan”; Dhanvantari, the God of Ayurveda is also worshipped.Naraka Chaturdasi: On this day the demon Narakasura was killed by Goddess Kali and Lord KrishnaDiwali: The third day is outer Amavasya with inner PoornimaAnnakut: The day is celebrated as Govardhan puja.Bhai Duj: Like Raksha Bandhan, the fifth day is dedicated to the sacred love between a brother and sister.Annakut is also celebrated as the first day (New Year) of the Vikram Samvat or the Hindu calendar. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, 2076 starts today.Annakut (anna means food and kut means mountain...
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