The category focusses on festivals followed at different places of the world.

Hola Mohalla : Celebrating Valour

Hola Mohalla is an annual Sikh festival which is celebrated on the day after Holi. It is an annual fair which is held for three days at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, India. People from far off places come to Anandpur Sahib to attend Hola Mohalla and...

Gudi Padwa - A Holy Festival

Gudi Padwa is the most auspicious occasion, a holy festival and a new year for Maharashtrian people. This day is usually celebrated on the first day of Hindu Lunar month of Chaitra. Gudi Padwa is very special festival for my family and it is...

Ahoi Ashtami :: A Time to celebrate Motherhood

Ahoi Ashtami is a festival celebrated in most of the parts of Northern India where the married women keep fast for their children. Ahoi Ashtami is celebrated in Karthik month according to Hindu calendar. This festival comes exactly eight days...

Festival of Dolls – Navratri

From time immemorial the festival Navratri is being celebrated annually by all Hindus. Navratri means nine nights festival. This festival commences from the next day to the great new moon day called MAGALAYA AMAVASYA day. On the first day of the...

Ganesha Puja

India is a land of diverse races, religions, casteism and cultures. But there is unity in spite of rich diversity. Each state of India has its typical culture and celebrate it with great fervor and gaiety. Every year Ganesha Puja is celebrated in...

Pongal

India is a land of fairs and festivals. Different state celebrate different festivals in different ways. If the people of Kerala celebrate Onam with great zeal and gust, the people of Tamil Nadu celebrate Pongal in the same way. The word Pongal...

Celebration of Navaratri in Gujarat

Introduction Navratri lasts long for nine days in Gujarat. It is held twice in a year. One is held in the month of April and the other is held in September or October. The festival runs for nine days. Many people fast during theses nine days. Many...

Poila Baisakh-Bengali New year

Bengalis generally, celebrate this new year popularly called "Poila Baisakh" in the month of mid April every year. This is the first day for the beginning of the "Baisakhi" month in the Bengali calendar and bid good-bye to the "Chaitra". How...

Play a Safe Holi This Year!

The festival of Holi is almost at our doorsteps only a few days away closely followed by Rang Panchami. Both these festivals are the most favorite occasions for the young and the young at hearts equally. Holi is celebrated in India and Nepal in the...

Relgions in India India is the cradle for diverse religions and a plethora of cultures. Owing to the vastness of the country and a multitude of religions, there will be a festival taking place every day of the year in some corner lof the...

India - Land of Festivals.

Introduction As we all know that Indian festivals are full of colors, dance , songs and prayers. You can find many things in one festival. India is a country which full of many different religion that celebrate many festivals. It is the only...

Christmas in Tea Estates of North Bengal

A beautiful place to be in during Christmas The Dooars and Terai region of North Bengal is one of the most beautiful places to visit for anyone. Evergreen tea gardens, rain forests with tall trees, perennial rivers flowing out of the Himalaya...

The real message of christmas

Introduction Christmas is celebrated on the the Birth day of Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus spread the message of universal love and peace. The life of Jesus is the example of a life of selfless service to mankind and love. His story is well known...

Gifts giving ideas during Diwali

Diwali festival is very special for the Hindu People. Apart from lights and Sweets, there is one more special importance of giving and receiving Gifts. We give gifts to our relatives and friends and make this Festival more special for us and...

Festival Time, Money Saving Time

In Festivals, Shopping is done a lot. People spend more than the budget they have. Sometimes, when they have not planned about buying, then shopping becomes a little expensive than they have thought and People buy those things which they haven’t...

Thechikottukavu Annual festival celebrations

Thrissur is famous for elephants and poorams. Thechikottukavu is one such temple where we can see a lot of rituals and celebrations. This temple is the heart of Peramanagalam village, 10 kms away from main town and it’s just 1km inside the NH...

I haven’t loved crackers that much

I am dedicating this article to my parents who have worked hard, now also working to bring every cheers for us. Festivals is mostly associated with crackers, either it is Diwali or a celebration of a temple. People want to enjoy every celebration...

Diwali - A festival of lights

Dewali is a wonderful festival of hindus. Every one loves this festival a lot. On this day, every one will have an official holiday. In North India it is known as Dewali and in South India it is known as deepavali. The word dewali and deepavali...

Baisakhi the New Year day

Baisakhi is big day for Punjabi The Indian festivals chapter celebrated especially, on New Year is not complete if I do not mention the most famous festival “Baisakhi” also known as Vaisakhi in some regions. Baisakhi  not only denotes the...

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh chaturthi the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is one of the Hindu festivals. The Ganesh chaturthi festival comes first among the other Hindu festivals. Most of the North Indians know this festival as Ganesh Chaturthi and South Indians...

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