Hi guys, on this article I want to tell you some famous festivals of India. India is a country of festivals and lots of things around the world from its travel destinations, culture, traditions and much more. One thing that this country is better at doing than most is celebrating festivals. India is countries with diverse religious so the celebrating types and taste may be differ to each other. These festivals make India special. The wide variety of festivals celebrated in india all over the year but at the time of October till January is the time when the india can be seen at its vibrant best.
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Let me tell you about festivals of India:-
Diwali/Deepawali (festivals of India)
This is the festivals of lights, family puja, burst crackers, sharing sweets with friends, relatives and neighbors. This is one of the best or most widely celebrated cultural festivals in India. On this festivals the homes, offices, roads and everywhere are decorated with lights, candles and lamps. At the time of diwali you cannot find darkness in india or worldwide. Every corner is shining by the light.
This occasion is celebrated for when Lord Rama return along with wife Sita and brother Lakshmana after a long exile of 14 years.
Dusshera (festivals of India)
This festival is celebrated 20 days before the diwali. Another name is Vijayadashami. It celebrates the death of the demon king Ravana at the hands of Load Rama. Before dusshera, Ramleela(major scenes of Ramayana(Hindu Book) or Load Rama Story) presented in the temples or streets. A statue of Ravana and his relatives are burning of effigies of Ravana.
Holi (festivals of India)
Holi is the festivals of colors and celebrated in the world. Holi represents of india essence and vibrancy. This festival is celebrated with the colors, dance and water in the month of March. The another name of this festival is “Festivals of Colors”.
Celebrated across two days: on first day at night family and friends are gather to burn a bornfire to commemorate the sacrifice of holika and On next day at morning peoples are gather in open areas and apply dry and wet colors of multiple hues to each other and children carrying water guns and colored water balloons.
Maha Shivratri (festivals of India)
This occasion is celebrated as the day Load Shiva married Goddess Parvati. It is also in the list of famous festivals of india. This is celebrated on the 14th/15th day of the month of February. A huge devotes go to the temple to pray to god and enjoying whole night vigils through singing and dancing.
Navratri (festivals of India)
As the name shows that it is the festival of 9 days. It represents the celebration of the Goddess Amba in nine different forms. It is mainly celebrated all over the country but the most vibrant in Gujarat, Maharashtra and metros. This festival is come twice in the year. Once at April-May and second is October-November. This occasion is come according to Hindu calendar. No fix date or time is available.
In india there are so much festivals are available to celebrate but on this article I just only 5 famous festivals. Remaining festivals I will update soon.
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