Most Popular and famous festivals in India

Most Popular and famous festivals in India  

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India is a country of festivals. Many festivals come here every month which are celebrated with great enthusiasm but today we will talk about Very Popular and famous festivals in India. India is a country on the path of secularism, hence the festivals associated with every religion and creed are celebrated by everyone here. The importance of festivals is very much in human life.
Month wise festival list in India

Makar Sakranti
Basant Panchami
Maha Shivratri
Eid Ul Fitr
Ganesh Chaturthi
Durga Puja

Diwali: Festival Of Lights

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The festival of Diwali is celebrated with great pomp in India and in many other countries. Deepawali is also called the festival of Deep. The festival of Diwali is one of the major festivals in India. That is celebrated with great joy and gaiety in India. It is said that on this day Lord Shri Rama returned to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana and cutting his 14-year exile. The joy of the arrival of Lord Rama was lit by all the people there. Since then, every year this day is celebrated as the festival of Diwali. People still celebrate this day with the same joy. This festival is celebrated very well by everyone, children and old people. Even in schools, colleges, and offices, Diwali is celebrated with great pomp and show. On these days people greet each other on Diwali and many gifts are also given as gifts. 
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The festival of Diwali is celebrated every year in the month of October or November. A few days before the arrival of Diwali, people start preparing to celebrate this festival. On the day of Diwali, people decorate their shops, their homes, schools, offices, etc. like a bride. Everybody buys new clothes, on this day the house and shops are cleaned well. On Diwali night, the whole of India shines. The whole of India is decorated with colorful lights, lamps, candles , etc. Lord Lakshmi and Ganesha are worshiped on the evening of Diwali. After the puja, all the people give offerings, sweets, gifts, etc. to their neighbors and their relatives. On this day people also burn firecrackers, bombs, phuljari , etc. The festival of Diwali is also considered a symbol of the victory of good over evil. The festival of Diwali is celebrated with much fanfare not only in India but in many other countries.

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·        The festival of Diwali is one of the major festivals of Hindus.
·        Deepawali is also known as the festival of lamps.
·        Diwali is celebrated because on this day Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after cutting 14 years of exile.
·        People there celebrated this day as Diwali in the joy of Lord Shri Rama returning to Ayodhya.
·        The festival of Diwali falls every year in the month of October or November.
·        On this day, the whole of India is decorated like a bride.
·        Lord Lakshmi and Ganesha are worshiped on the evening of Diwali.
·        On this day, all people light lamps in their homes, shops, offices etc.
·        On Diwali, everyone gives sweets, gifts etc. to their neighbors and relatives.
·        Many people also firecrackers, sparklers, bombs etc. these days.

Holi: Festival Of Colours 

You know that the festival of Holi brings happiness in every region of India. This festival spreads colors of happiness in every household, hence this festival is called the festival of colors. 

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This festival increases love among the people and everyone enjoys this day by swinging. It is a traditional and cultural Hindu festival, people celebrate this day with great enthusiasm to celebrate Jeeko.


Holi festival has been celebrated for many generations and its specialty and modernity is increasing day by day.

There are many reasons to celebrate the festival of Holi every year, such as -

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·        First of all, this day is celebrated because of the victory of good over evil.

·        Holi is celebrated on the arrival of the month of Phagun, hence it is also named as Phagwah.

·        The word Holi is derived from the word 'Hola' which means worshiping God to have a good harvest.

·        Holi festival is also a mythological festival like Deepawali which has been celebrated for many years. The walls of temples of ancient times have also been found to commemorate the festival of Holi.

·        Holi is celebrated mainly in Odisha and West Bengal on the next day of Dol Purnima. This day is also known as Dol Jatra.

Dussehra: Good Over Evil 

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In the months of Ashwin and Karthik, Hindus observe a 10-day ceremony of fasting, rituals, and ceremonies to honor Lord Rama's victory over Ravana. Dussehra also symbolizes the victory of the warrior goddess Durga over the demon, Mahishasura. Thus, it is a celebration of the victory of good over evil.

The festival begins with Navaratri and ends with the tenth day festival of "Dussehra". Navratri and Dussehra are celebrated all over the country with different customs at the same time, but with much enthusiasm and energy, it is celebrated at the end of summer and the beginning of winter season. 

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The tenth day after Navratri is called Dussehra, on which a fair is held in northern India, effigies of Ravana are lit. It is also called "Vijaya Dashami" because even today it symbolizes the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana.


Vijaya Dashami is considered an auspicious day for Indian homes, in which they worship, obtain power. And conserve power. According to the scriptures, in these nine days, they attain all three powers, that is, physical, mental and spiritual, which helps them to progress in life without any difficulty.

Dussehra Puja is an iconic part of the Vijay Dashami festival on the 10th day of Navratri. Apart from burning the effigies of Ravana and conquering Lord Rama, the demon king of Lanka, of Lord Rama, there are some rituals and customs, which are observed while worshiping Dussehra.


There are two widely known legends behind Dussehra, the essence of both being the victory of good over evil. The victory of Lord Rama over King Ravana of Sri Lanka is the most popular in North India, while the celebration of South India is based on the legend of Goddess Durga's victory over the demon king Mahishasura.

Navratri: The Nine Days Of Fasting, Faith, & Devotion

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In India, the festival of Navaratri is celebrated very extensively for 9 days. Vijayadashami or Dussehra is celebrated on the last day of the Navratri festival. According to Ramayana, Lord Rama killed Ravana on this day. For this reason, people in all the mohallas and big plains celebrate this festival with joy by burning large effigies of Ravana (burning Ravana).


During the Navratri festival, 9 incarnations of Goddess Durga Maa are worshiped with full traditional and custom. Names of 9 forms of Mata Durga are - Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri, Siddhidatri.


The festival of Navratri is celebrated 5 times per year. According to the Hindu calendar, Navratri festival is celebrated as 'Vasant Navaratri' in the month of Chaitra which falls in the month of March according to the calendar of the modern era. The ninth day of Vasant Navaratri is celebrated as Rama Navami.


Similarly 'Gupt Navratri' is celebrated in the month of June-July. This day is also known as 'Gayatri Navratri'. Sharad Navaratri is celebrated in the months of October and November which according to the Hindu calendar is known as Ashwin month.

Paush Navratri' is celebrated in the month of Pausha of the Hindu calendar, which falls in the months of December and January. Finally, Magh Navaratri is celebrated in the month of Magha during the months of January and February.


Krishna Janmashtami: The Birth Of The Mighty & Mischievous (24th August, Saturday)

Krishna Janmashtami belongs to the era of King Kamsa. Long-time ago, Kansa was the king of Mathura. He was a cousin of sister Devaki. He loved his sister with a deep heart and never let her down. 

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He was heartily involved in his sister's wedding and enjoyed it. Once he was on his way to his sister's in-law's house. Then he was warned by a voice hidden in the sky that "Kamsa, the sister you are loving so much will one day cause your death. Devaki and Vasudev's eighth child will kill you."

As soon as he was warned, he ordered his soldiers to keep his sister Devaki and her husband Vasudev in prison. He started treating all the people of Mathura brutally.


He declared that "I will kill all the children of my sister, to get my murderer out of the way". Her sister gives birth to her first child, then the second, third and then the seventh, one by one by Kansa. Were killed


Later Devaki became pregnant with her eighth child i.e. Krishna ji (incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Lord Krishna took birth on Ashtami (the eighth day) in the month of Shravan at midnight in Dwaparyuga. From that day on, people started celebrating Krishna Janmashtami or Krishnashtami festival on the same day.

When Lord Shri Krishna was born in the new earth, a miracle happened, the prison doors opened automatically, the guards fell asleep and a hidden voice told Vasudev about the way to save Krishna. Vasudeva took Krishna in a small basket and in the dark by a large river at midnight, to his friend Nanda in Gokul.

He crossed on a rainy night where Sheshnag helped him. He replaced his son with the girl of his friend (Yashoda and Nand Baba) and returned to Kansa prison. All the doors were closed and a message was sent to Kansa that Devaki had given birth to a girl.


Kansa came and tried to slam the girl, at the same time, the girl, who was invisible from Kansa's arms, appeared in the sky as a lightning girl in her true form and she warned and said - oh foolish Kans your killer Growing in a safe place and whenever your time is up, it will kill you.


According to Hindu mythology, Lord Krishna was the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Bal Krishna was slowly growing in Gokul under the safe hands of Yashoda and Nanda. He later put an end to all of Kansa's cruelty and freed his parents from Kansa's prison. Gokul residents were very happy with various mischievous pastimes of Krishna. People living in Gokul celebrate this festival as Gokulashtami.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Pampering Lord Ganesha!

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Best wishes to Ganesh Chaturthi! Today we will tell you the importance of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in this post about the mythological legend and celebration behind it. So let's know those important things about Shri Ganesh.


In India, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great pomp and show. This festival is celebrated everywhere in the office or school-college. On this day, Lord Ganesha is worshiped by closing all offices and educational institutions.


Many people worshiped the idol of Shri Ganesh in their homes too. On this day all the devotees sing Ganesh Aarti and offer modak to God. Modak is Ganeshji's favorite dessert.

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This day is celebrated most grandly and extensively in the state of Maharashtra, India. This festival is celebrated so much in Maharashtra because of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj started it many years ago.

Merry Christmas

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The great festival of Christmas is celebrated all over the world with enthusiasm, happiness and especially this is the main festival of the Christian people, but now people of all religions enjoy this festival with happiness. It is celebrated every year on 25 December in the winter months.

·        The word Christmas is made up of two English words Christ and Mass. Christ means Christian and Mass means people.

·        Christmas is the most profitable time for traders.

·        Everyone knows about Santa Clause, but some characters are also involved in Christmas, which is an integral part of it like Christkind, Saint Nicholas, and Father Christmas (Christkind, Saint Nicholas, and Father Christmas.)

·        Some of the main things to be decorated in Christmas are - Christmas trees, Christmas lights, wreaths, photo of the birthplace of Amrabel and Lord Sri Ishu Christ (Christmas trees, Christmas lights, wreaths, garland, holly, mistletoe, and nativity scenes.)

·        Christmas lights were invented in 1882 by Edward Johnson.

·        According to a book, the Christmas tree was started in 1570.

·        It is said that Santa has to travel 822 houses in a second on Christmas Eve.

·        The custom of offering oranges in socks started in the 12th century when the nuns presented them with oranges, almonds, and fruits in socks at the doorsteps of poor people.

·        The three main people who first met Mary and Joseph at the birth of Jesus Christ gave gold, frankincense, and frankincense in tow. Some people believe that Jesus Mahis was born in a cave, but some believe that he was born in a stable horse.

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·        Saint Francis of Assisi first began singing in Christmas carols in the 13th century.

·        6 million trees are grown in Europe every year for the Christmas festival.

·        Christ is called Xmas in Greek.

·        In 1857, James Pierpont wrote the song Jingle Bells.

·        In 1950, the world's largest 226 feet tall Christmas tree was planted in Washington Mall.

·        The Christmas wreath represents Jesus Christ, the red berries represent the blood, and Holly the crown of thorns.

·        In Germany, Santa is called by Chris Kringle, in Italy, Le Befana and in France by Pere Noel.


Raksha Bandhan: Strengthening The Bond Of relationship

It is a festival mainly related to the north and western regions of India, but it is celebrated with the same enthusiasm throughout the country. Regional celebrations may vary but Raksha Bandhan has become an integral part of those customs.

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Rakshabandhan is known by different communities in different states of India by different names. The importance of Rakshabandhan varies with each region. Raksha Bandhan has different importance in southern and coastal areas. Rakhi Purnima is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the northern and northwestern parts of India.


The festival of Rakshabandhan is a celebration of the sacred bond of love between a brother and a sister. Rakshabandhan is the Western Ghats is called Coconut Purnima, which includes the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. Here Raksha Bandhan marks the beginning of a new season for those dependent on the sea.


Rakshabandhan festival is called Shravan or Kajari Purnima in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Bihar. Rakhi is an important day for farmers and women who have sons. Rakshabandhan day is celebrated as Pavitropana in Gujarat. Rakshabandhan is the day when people perform a grand puja or a three-eyed god, Lord Shiva.

Rakshabandhan is the culmination of prayers performed throughout the year. Traditionally on the day of Rakhi, sisters prepare pooja thali with Deep, Roli, Rice, and Rakhi. The sisters worship the gods and tie the Rakhi on the brother's wrist.

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Flowing in the festival of Rakhi wishes her dear brother for a long life and the brother promises to protect the sister throughout her life. On the day of Rakhi, all the brothers also give gifts to their sisters.


This festival has been celebrated for centuries with the same tradition and its meaning has changed with changing lifestyles. The ceremony is now being celebrated more widely, Raksha Bandhan is primarily a North Indian festival which evokes deep feelings of love and affection among siblings. All Indians celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm.


The sister ties the rakhi on the brother's wrist and the two pray for each other's welfare and the brothers pray for taking care of their sister in all circumstances.

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