Hindu and sikh festivals are both based on phases of the moon find out about hindu and sikh festivals like diwali, holi, navarati, baisakhi and gurpurbs. On the day of rakshabandhan, sisters tie a protective thread around the right wrist of their brothers to affirm their bond this bond is not limited by faith or blood relationships. List of the hindu calendar dates, months, auspicious times, festivals and panchang available here you can also find the hindu religious holiday calendar for 2016. 3 national holidays jan 26 - republic day: on this day in 1950, indian new constitution came into force and the country was established as.
India is a vast country with various castes, creed, and colour hence a large number of festivals are celebrated in india in honour of their gods and goddesses. How, why and when to celebrate holi 2017, the hindu festival of colors. Known as the festival of colors, holi is a hindu festival celebrating the arrival of spring with bonfires, colored powders, and general mayhem. It has been said that in hinduism there is a festival for each day in a year,this may be an underestimate in common with other faiths, hindu festivals mostly fall into two broad categories: those that celebrate teachers and saints in the tradition and those that celebrate notable events from. Festivals play an important part in the life of a hindu these are the periods of most enjoyment the joy of worshipping together and enjoying to the fullest is brought about by the spiritual meanings of each festival. Hinduism festivals and celebrations 28k likes performance art.
This lesson will explore the rituals and ceremonies of hinduism it will explain the concept of puja, while also highlighting upanayana. Hindu festivals questions including how many hindu festivals are there and what is the meaning of panchami. Hindu calendar consist list of hindu festivals and indian holidays mpanchang provides important hindu vrat, tyohar and auspicious hindu days. Holi ( / h o l i / sanskrit: hol ) is a hindu spring festival celebrated in the indian subcontinent, also known as the festival of colours.
About the hindu festival of navaratri, ramalila, or vijayadasami, how it is celebrated in various parts of india and why for nine days. Indian festivals information on hindu and buddhist religious festivals, diwali, wesak or budda day.
Devotees carry an idol of hindu elephant god ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the water from girgaum chowpatty beach before immersing it in the waters of the arabian sea on the last day of the ganesh chaturthi festival in mumbai, on september 11, 2011. One of the most important festivals in hinduism, diwali, or deepavali, heralds the triumph of good over evil. Find here the list of essays on popular hindu festivals. Festivals are an important part of our lives they represent the beauty of our culture and our age old traditions.