Indian Festivals are packed with traditions, rituals and lots of enjoyment within it. Since India is waste country and has rich culture and tradition and it appears in every instance of Indian festivals. Great Indian Festivals.
Whenever you visit Varanasi, Haridwar or Sangam, you can see people, doing various rituals on the bank of Holy river Ganga. In this post, we have listed some Indian Festivals which has a huge impact on India.
Hindu spring festival “Holi” is also known as the Festival of Love and Festival of Color. It is celebrated in the month of March. Holi is the festival of colors and celebrated all over India. People have color each other faces with red, green, yellow, pink etc color. In the Evening they wear new traditional dresses and visits their relatives, neighbors house to wish them. See some pictures of Holi.
There are lots of dishes are cooked for their guests. Some of them are Gujiya, Rasgulla and many more.
Holi without Bhang seems incomplete. Bhang (A type of drink and famous in Varanasi – visit Ghats to drink it) is the most demanded drink on this day mainly in Varanasi.
Navaratri is the Hindu festival of nine nights, celebrated in March – April as Chaitra Navratri and in September – October as Sharad Navratri. It is the most celebrated Hindu festival devoted to Goddess Durga which symbolizing the Power and Purity.
In West Bengal, people worship Goddess Kali and Goddess Durga both. They build Pandals (a type of temple builds with Cotton, woods and other materials) where they establish the large statues of Indian Lords.
Dandiya and Garba dance is performed by the people and celebrated this festival with the energetic mind and pure heart.
The most awaited and most significant festival of Hindi culture is Diwali, celebrated every year in autumn all over India. Diwali is also known as the festival of Lights.
People welcome the festival with entheastic gestures and it is celebrated for five days. The third day of this festival is the key and people worship the Indian Lords Laksmi and Ganesha and decorate their houses and temples with lightning the Diyas and candles, lightning bulbs etc.
They wear new Indian ethnic dresses and enjoy the Diwali Evening with great enthusiasm. Festival of fire and crackers. It is celebrated in the month of October – November.
There are lots of other great festivals like Bihu, Chadh Puja, Rakshabandhan etc and each has its own significance. We describe later in next posts about these festivals.
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