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Good luck is all about getting the right opportunity at the right time. When you make the right choices in life, good luck follows. People aren’t born lucky. But with kind words, you can wish someone good luck to boost up their confidence level and encourage them to make the right choices in life.

Want to wish your loved ones good luck for a new job or new business? Offering them good luck gifts along with your best wishes is an incredible idea. Here is a list of spellbinding lucky gifts to carry forward your good wishes to your close ones.

Four-leaf Clover Necklace

Four-leaf Clover Necklace

According to Irish tradition, a person who finds a four-leaf clover is destined to have good luck in life. A four-leaf clover necklace is known to bring good luck to the wearer. Each leaf has an associated meaning. One leaf is for faith, one is for love, one is for hope and one is for luck.

Hamsa Evil Eye

 

The Hamsa evil eye is believed to keep away all the evil spirits and bring good luck, health and happiness to its owner. This good luck charm will help improve the confidence of the person you gift it and encourage them to do well in life.

Goldfish

Goldfish

According to various cultures, the goldfish is known to bring peace, long life, growth and prosperity. That’s the reason they are placed in bowls and aquariums to bring luck in the home. You can gift your loved ones a goldfish decorative piece as a symbol of good luck charm.

Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo is known to attract positive energy into the home and energize the surroundings. It is also believed to bring love, health, happiness and prosperity. Lucky bamboo is a great indoor plant that you can offer your friends and family as a symbol of good luck. It will make an amazing addition to their home décor.

Maneki Neko

Maneki Neko

Also known as lucky cat, Maneki Neko is known to bestow wealth and happiness on every person who marks her path. It is usually seen at the entrance of shops or around cash registers, which makes it a perfect good luck charm for businessmen. If the right paw of the lucky cat is raised, it means it is inviting money and good luck. If the left paw of the lucky cat is raised, then it is known to attract customers.

Ladybug Keychain

The popular insects worldwide, ladybugs are known to bring luck and they are believed to bring wishes to reality. In some cultures, it is believed that if a ladybug sits on you and you don’t brush it off that means your luck will improve. Gifting a ladybug keychain is a great way to wish someone good luck and prosperity in life.

Laughing Buddha on an Elephant

Laughing Buddha on an Elephant

According to Feng Shui, laughing Buddha is known to bring happiness and an elephant with raised tusk is known to bring luck in life. By gifting these two lucky charms in a single gift item, you can wish your loved ones both happiness and good luck in life. It is also known to motivate the recipient to perform better at business or workplace and achieve success.

These incredible gift options will help you extend wishes and good luck to your dear ones in every part of their life.

 

Gudi Padwa is a spring festival that marks the traditional New Year celebration for Marathi Hindus. The festival of Gudi Padwa falls on the first day of the Chaitra month, according to the Hindu calendar, which marks the first day of spring. In the year 2019, Gudi Padwa will be observed on 6th April. The word ‘padava’ comes from the Sanskrit word ‘pratipada’, which refers to the first day of a lunar fortnight.

This festival is celebrated with great fun and excitement by the people living in the Deccan region and Maharashtra. They draw rangoli on the floor of their houses by using powder colors, flowers, and petals. It is considered the best way to give a warm and colorful welcome to all the guests and loved ones. The women of the houses prepare traditional sweets and dishes that all the family members relish together.

Some interesting facts about Gudi Padwa:

  • On this day, the position of the Sun is right above the point of intersection of the equator and the meridians. According to the Hindu calendar, Gudi Padwa represents the transition of two seasons. It marks the end of harvest season and the beginning of spring season.
  • Gudi Padwa is known by many other names in different regions of India. In Telangana & Andhra Pradesh, it’s called Ugadi while at Karnataka, it is called Yugadi. It is celebrated as Cheti Chand by the Sindhi community, as Navreh in Kashmir, and Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba in Manipur.
  • According to legends, Gudi Padwa is linked to the day when Brahma created time and the universe. Mythologically, Gudi Padwa symbolizes the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana and his successful return to Ayodhya.
  • A gudi is created with a bamboo stick, mango or neem leaves, and red garland with an inverted silver or copper pot depicting the face, which is decorated with red or green brocade. It is unfurled outside every Maharashtrian house, which is believed to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck and prosperity in life.
  • The great Maharashtrian warrior, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj began the Gudi Padwa festivities after his victory. He started the convention of raising the Gudi, which is followed by each Marathi family to welcome the New Year.
  • The Gudi Padwa prasad prepared using neem leaves with jaggery is a bitter-sweet prasad. It is prepared in every Marathi household that signifies the journey of life with an equal share of sweet and bitter experiences.
  • Purchasing gold, new vehicle, or starting a new business is considered quite auspicious on this the occasion of Gudi Padwa, which is known to bring good luck.

Gift giving is one of the major traditions of Gudi Padwa when the elder members offer gifts and money to the younger members of the family as a token of love. We have enlisted here some exciting gift ideas that you can offer your friends and family.

Gift Ideas For Gudi Padwa

Sweets: No Indian festival is ever considered complete without relishing traditional sweets. Ranging from juicy rasgullas to yummy gulab jamuns and tasty milk cake to motichoor laddoo, there are plenty of options that you can order online to extend festive wishes to your friends and family members. Kids would happily gobble yummy sweets that will make the celebration all the more special for them.

Sweets

Dry Fruits: Apart from being delicious, the crispy and crunchy dry fruits are healthy gift options to offer your loved ones on Gudi Padwa. Ranging from almonds, walnuts, pistachios to cashew nuts, dry fruits are available online separately, in hampers or as combos that you can order online from the comfort of your home and get delivered to the doorstep of your dear ones.

Dry Fruits

Spiritual Gifts: Spiritual gifts seem perfect to gift your friends, family, and relatives on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa. Ranging from pooja thali, deity idols to gold and silver coins with images of Gods and Goddesses, there are a varied range of spiritual gifts that are ideal to wish happiness and prosperity to your loved ones on Gudi Padwa.

Spiritual

Plants: Offer your dear ones the gift of fresh air and greenery this Gudi Padwa with fresh, air-purifying plants. The plants will fill their house with happy shades of green and help create calm and soothing vibes. The growth of plants over time will symbolize your healthy, growing relationship with your loved ones.

Plants

Personalised Gifts: There is nothing as charming as personalised gifts when it comes to putting an instant smile on your loved one’s face and make them feel on cloud nine. Be it the personalised cushions, mugs, photo frames, key rings, water bottles, or bottle lamps, these gifts are sure to delight the heart of everyone in the family.

Personalised Gifts

Navratri is an auspicious Hindu festival celebrated over 9 days that usually falls in the month of September or October. This festival symbolizes the triumph of good over evil and it is also known as Durga Puja in several parts of India. During this festival, nine forms of Devi are worshipped. It is also considered the time of religious fasting for many people who only eat one meal per day. They observe a strict vegetarian diet and abstain from alcohol. The festivity continues till the tenth day called Vijayadashami or Dusshera, which is celebrated with great pomp and show in the entire nation. Like every other Indian festival, gift giving is one of the main attractions of Navratri. Wish your friends and family members Happy Navratri with the impressive gift ideas mentioned below.

Divine Goddess Durga Idol

Divine Goddess Durga Idol

A divine Goddess Durga idol is an auspicious gift to greet your friends and relatives on the sacred festival of Navratri. It is the perfect way to offer them the blessings of Maa Durga for a happy and prosperous life ahead. The beautiful idol will enhance the beauty of their worship room and keep all the difficulties away from their life.

Sweets Hamper

Sweets Hamper

In India, no festival is ever considered complete without relishing the fresh and delicious sweets. Add more fun and flavor to the Navratri celebration of your loved ones with delectable sweets hamper. Relishing the yummy sweets along with their family members will give immense joy to your dear ones and add more sweetness to their life.

Dry Fruits Box

Dry Fruits Box

During the festival of Navratri, many people are on the fast for nine days. Therefore, a box of crunchy and healthy dry fruits will make an excellent gifting option that will provide them with essential nutritious elements. It will show your affection and care towards them and they can munch on healthy dry fruits during the fast as well.

Jewelry

Jewelry

Jewelry is a timeless gift, which is best to offer the female members of the family during Navratri. It can be a bracelet, ring or pendant with the inscriptions of Devi Durga that will keep them safe from all the evil in the world and enhance their overall grace in a beautiful manner.

Ethnic Wear

Ethnic Wear

Gifting new clothes is always considered auspicious on Navratri. You can purchase traditional ethnic wear like dhoti kurta for men and lehenga choli or anarkali suit for women of the family to help them look their best during the festival celebration. They can also wear these ethnic attires on the festivals followed by Navratri like Dusshera, Diwali, Bhai Dooj, etc.

 Lucky Bamboo Plant

Lucky Bamboo Plant

Lucky bamboo plants are known to bring good luck and prosperity to people and fill the house with positive energy. Gifting lucky bamboo plant to your loved ones on Navratri is a unique idea that will fill joy to their celebrations, enhance the beauty of their house, and promote the concept of green gifting. If you do not have time to go to the nursery and purchase lucky bamboo plants for gifting, then you can also order them online from the gift websites.

 Traditional Puja Thali

Traditional Puja Thali

During the nine days of Navratri, devotees worship Maa Durga and perform their aarti. A well-decorated puja thali is required to keep puja essentials for performing the ceremony in a traditional manner. Gifting your dear ones a traditional puja thali on Navratri is an excellent choice to keep the festive spirit alive.

We hope the Navratri gift ideas mentioned above help you choose the best ones for your friends and family members and fill this festival with fun and fervor for them.

 

 

Gift giving is a two-way happiness. The recipient feels happy about getting fabulous presents while the sender receives a deep emotional satisfaction for making others smile. That’s the reason why gifting is an important trend for every festival and major occasion in every religion and tradition. But searching gifts for loved ones can be quite a tedious task as one needs to consider several factors including budget, preference, and the mood of the occasion. To make the gift hunting task a bit easier for you, we are suggesting here some timeless gift ideas for every occasion that will delight the heart of your friends and family and make them smile.

Flowers

Flowers

No matter what the occasion is you can never go wrong with fresh and ravishing flowers. They are the most beautiful, meaningful, and sentimental options for conveying love and emotions for your dear ones. Be it your beloved’s birthday, Mother’s Day, Friendship Day or dad’s retirement party, flowers have the ability to make every occasion memorable, touch the lives of your loved ones, and put a big smile on their face.

Photo Cakes

Photo Cakes

Once and for all Julia Child said it correct- A party without cake is just a meeting. And we cannot agree more to that. Be it the birthday party, anniversary celebration, baby shower or housewarming function, you can always show up with a cake for a guaranteed smile. And if the cake turns out to be a scrumptious, well-decorated photo cake, it is definitely going to make your loved ones feel on the top of the world while relishing their taste buds in the sweetest manner possible.

Personalised Gifts

Personalised Gifts

The gifts definitely bring an instant smile on recipient’s face but the personalised gifts leave an everlasting impression on the heart of your loved ones for a lifetime. They are considered perfect for every occasion and people of all age groups. The personalised gifts show that you put a thought behind choosing the gift that your loved ones treasure forever. Ranging from photo frames to coffee mugs and bottle lamps to key rings, there are a variety of personalised gifts that can be gifted on a number of occasions.

Home Décor Items

Home Décor Items

Whether you are invited to a house party, New Year celebration or anniversary function, gifting home décor items is always a safe choice. Apart from adorning the beauty of the house, they give a personality to it. They help create a warm welcoming environment while adding the dash of colors to the interiors of the house. From walls to entrance and bedroom to living space, there are a variety of options to decorate these areas in the house with stylish and elegant home décor items.

Accessories

Accessories

The accessory is a term used for a wide range of items, like watches, artificial jewelry, sunglasses, handbags, bracelets, etc. used by both men and women to enhance their overall look. So whenever you are in search of stylish gifts to impress your friends, siblings or beloved, accessories comes up the first. The not only help them keep their style game at the top but also grab attention for their top-notch style everywhere they go.

With the best timeless gift ideas mentioned above, you can easily turn every major occasion of your dear ones into a memorable affair.

Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayaka Chaturthi is a sacred Hindu festival that commemorates the birth of Lord Ganesha. This auspicious occasion starts on the fourth day of Hindu calendar month Bhadrapada and the celebrations last for 10 days. This year Ganesh Chaturthi will be observed on 13th September. On the first day of the festival, people install Ganesha clay idols in homes and pandals organized in public places. People chant mantras as a ritual while offering modaks and coconuts to Lord Ganesha. On the tenth day, the Ganesha idol is carried in a procession of devotees and immersed in a river or sea that symbolizes his journey back to his home in Kailash eradicating the troubles of the human beings. Devotees raising the slogan of “Ganpati Bappa Morya” increases the devotional spirit of this festival.

Exchanging sweets and gifts with friends and loved ones is an important tradition of this festival that people follow every year. So we are here to help you choose the perfect Ganesh Chaturthi gifts for your loved ones.

Ganesha Idol

Ganesha Idol

An amazing gift option to enhance the festive spirit among your friends and relatives. An illuminated and embellished Lord Ganesha idol will adorn their prayer room in a divine manner and bring good luck and prosperity to their home and life.

Lord Ganesha Cushion

Lord Ganesha Cushion

If you want to gift your dear ones something funky with a slight hint of tradition this Ganesh Chaturthi, then a Lord Ganesha cushion is a perfect choice. The Lord Ganesha symbol or picture printed on the cushion will help convey your love and festival wishes to them in a special manner. The cushion will also enhance the beauty of their house while offering them the comfort of your love.

Exquisite Pooja Thali

Exquisite Pooja Thali

The main motive of this festival is to worship Lord Ganesha and seek his blessings. Gifting exquisite pooja thali is an excellent way to send warm wishes to your loved ones on this auspicious festival. The pooja thali will hold all pooja items and help them perform the customs and traditions of this sacred occasion in a proper manner.

Home Décor Item

Home Décor Item

“Your home is what and how you are”- It is the reflection of your personality. The Ganesha wall décor item or wind chimes will be the best gift for a friend or relative who is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha. It will not just lend an attractive look to their house but also add a touch of spirituality and happy vibes.

Yummy Sweet Box

Yummy Sweet Box

No celebration is ever complete without relishing yummy sweets. And the same holds true for Ganesh Chaturthi as well. Modaks are the traditional sweets of this festival that people send to their loved ones along with the warm wishes of a happy and healthy life. The modaks prepared in a love-filled manner with add extreme sweetness to the life of your dear ones and make this quite occasion memorable for them.

Ganesha Pendant

Ganesha Pendant

Gifting jewelry is considered quite auspicious on every Indian festival. A gold or silver pendant resembling the shape of pot-bellied Lord Ganesha is a popular gifting item to give family members as the token of your love. Wearing the beautifully crafted Ganesha pendant will not only enhance their beauty but also ward off the evils and eliminate all the obstacles from their life.

Ganesha Coins

Ganesha Coins

Gifting sacred Ganesha coins are excellent to reflect wishes and prayers for the well-being and prosperity of your friends and relatives. A divine and precious gift that will be loved and cherished by your dear ones for a long time to come.

May this Ganesh Chaturthi brings happiness and good health in abundance for you and all your loved ones! You can adopt the gift ideas mentioned above to give them a reason to smile and make it a memorable affair of their life.