Free Essays on Importance Of Religious Festivals In India

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    A large number of festivals being celebrated in India have a religious outlook. These festivals are being celebrated in commemoration of some saints, gurus and prophets, the gods and goddesses or events celebrating their victories. Religious ceremonies, enthusiasm paralleled with ample fun and celebration...

  2. Festivals

    Many of the festivals, rites, rituals and even the dress habits of the adherents of Sanatana Dharma -- the Hindus, have deep spiritual significance and Amma actively encourages their propagation. In this section let us try to discover the Cultural Heritage of India, Her contributions to the world and...

  3. Festivals

    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. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of...

  4. influence of religion in Indian village

    stupendous progress that science may have made in any country. This dependence upon Nature gives an added importance to the natural forces in the life of man, who consequently indulges in a variety of religious activities, offerings and prayers designed either to pacify or to please the deified powers which...

  5. Festivals

    India is a land of festivals. People of different communities belonging to different religions live here. As a result, some kind of festival or the other is seen being celebrated with joy and fun on almost all days of the year. These festivals make life colourful and charming as they take people away...

  6. World Religion

    Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda. Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. They contain hymns, incarnations and rituals from ancient India. Their ultimate God is Brahman, it is reality, formless and infinite. Because of the limitations of the human mind the Gods had to be personified. The...

  7. Beaten Path, Lonely Travellers a Journey Into ‘ the Other’

    Journey into ‘ the Other’ Dr. Vincent Sekhar, S.J. Personality, a bundle of Experiences My home town is Madurai, the great temple city in South India. I must have spent more time in the temple premises than in my parish church. The statues, the images of gods and goddesses, gigantic pillars and roofs...

  8. Tourism in India

    There are some parts of the world that once visited get into your heart and won’t let go. For me India is such a place when I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land by its lush beauty and exotic architecture by its ability to overload its senses with the pure, concentrated intensity...

  9. Buddhism Paper

    and emphasizes intuition and practice. Zen Buddhism emphasizes the practice of meditation as a way to gain self-knowledge. It places much less importance on theoretical knowledge, philosophical discussions, and the study of Buddhist writings when compared to other Buddhist traditions. One of the central...

  10. globalisation

    labour, technology etc from foreign countries to India. 4. Markets expanded. Many of the Indian industries have global markets and India serves as a market for many foreign companies 5. Globalization is responsible for the growth of many industries in India and especially software industry. 6. Growth...

  11. Oral Tradition a Rich Source of Wisdom

    are the community's historians, with skills to draw a village or people closer ^ one known way is by "giving them courage" through the telling. In India, fortunately, we have many storytelling traditions still around like the Pandvani, Harikatha, the Villu-Pattu, Burra Katha, Powada, the Baul and the...

  12. National Integration

    when Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma went into the space. On being asked by Mrs. Indira Gandhi how India looked from up there, he said ‘saare jahan se achcha’. The beauty and diversity of each region of India is clearly depicted with its vast terrain and cultural heritage adopted by varied levels of population;...

  13. Preservation

    India - Population The 1991 final census count gave India a total population of 846,302,688. However, estimates of India's population vary widely. According to the Population Division of the United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs, the population had already reached...

  14. Cultural Differences Between India and Usa

    bound to seep in and influence the culture of organizations within its borders. There are numerous cultural differences between United States and India, and in this discussion I have divided cultural differences at a workplace into three different categories. The first one is the difference in work...

  15. How to Improve Our Village Life Around Us

    Indian festivals are innumerable in number and much varied in the manner of celebrations. Among these, Diwali and Holi perhaps stand as the most Pan- Indian festivals celebrated all over India with great pomp and fanfare. Diwali, known as the festival of light is celebrated to mark the return of Lord...

  16. Religious Tourism

    Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific   ii Copyright © 2011, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Calle Capitán Haya, 42 28020 Madrid, Spain Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific ISBN-13: 978-92-844-1380-5 Published and printed by the World...

  17. Essay on A memorable day

    India is a country of different communities belonging to different religions. So almost every day we see a festival being celebrated with joy and fun. The festivals make our life colourful and charming. There are some religious festivals, some are based on seasons and some are of national importance...

  18. Essay on Diwali

    of Diwali India, the land of rich cultural heritage, has one or the other festival for every month. It is the spiritual and religious richness in India that each festival is related to some or other deity. One of such festival is the 'festival of lights' - Deepawali. It is the glorious occasion...

  19. Indian Culture and Women

    Exotic India! The land of fantasies, architecture, and rich culture including enthralling art, music and dance elaborated through a platter of spices. The rich culture of India is diverse and appeals to millions around the world to experience the cultural diversity it provides. From the Taj Mahal to...

  20. House Wife

    India is a land of fairs and festivals. As different communities belonging to different religions live here, therefore many festivals are celebrated regularly every year. Among these festivals, some are religious; some are based on seasons while some are of national importance. All the festivals are...

  21. The Symbolic Content of India's Culture

    identity is determined by its own established common symbolic expression. India, which is a land of diverse religious, linguistic, social, cultural and racial groups, is very rich in its symbolism. Each of these groups – be a religious one or a racial one or a cultural one or a linguistic one – has its own...

  22. y,dy,du,ytd,u

    known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.[3][4] The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.[5][6][7] The festival preparations and rituals typically...

  23. Navratri

    Navratri, one of the most important festivals in India is popularly known as the festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit; Nava meaning Nine and Ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi i.e. female divinity are...

  24. Festivals as a Source of Life

    Festivals as a source of life The importance of festivals in India, a festival is a celebration of life. Festivals for the general public to bring peace and happiness.They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous.The three types of national, religious and seasonal are one. Write the...

  25. Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb

    102-32 31 January 2011 Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb A festival is a celebration of life. Festival is harmonious, rich, varied and colorful. A festival is a celebration which breaks the tedium of life. They bring peace and joy to the multitudes. Festival provide as symbol to the cultural, social and domestic...

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    literature, Greek unique style of architecture, mysterious myth, and scientific progress are always worth our admiration. Besides, the grand sports festival “Olympic Games” originated in Greece. In this essay, I will give a full explanation to the Greek arts, literature, history, lifestyle and politics...

  27. Importance of Uttarayan

    Group ` ‘ of VB present before you the ‘RELIGIOUS ASPECT OF UTTARAYAN’ in dramatic way. [Sivam and Shivya meet each other during the Uttarayan holidays. They catch up with each other about the festive moods] Shivya: Hi Shivam, how is your uttarayan going? Shivam: Very nice. How about...

  28. Advantages of Festivals

    Advantages of Festivals - 1 Festivals celebration is the the culture we got from our past generations.According to the history these festivals are celebrated when they achieve something (symbol of victory),or on the occasions where they are benefited (crop gain,happy with some gatherings etc). These...

  29. Visitation Report

    Festivals: Paths to Unity Festivals play a significant role among all religions, but especially among Hindu and Sikh traditions. Every religion has numerous festivals (rituals), but what is the point of having such ceremonies? I believe festivals play an important role in religious life because...

  30. Buddhism: Based on the Teachings of Siddhartha Gautama

    inspired by Hinduism which teaches intelligent indulgence in human desires. “Buddhism is considered a descendant of the hindu religion of northern India” (Major World Religions). The Buddha thought desire to be the prime adversary to human life, and attempted to rid himself of all desire. During his...