Free Essays on Importance Of Religious Festivals In India

  1. 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...

  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. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. IMAGINING LIFE WITHOUT FESTIVALS,

    India is a city of FAIRS AND festivals but imagine if there were no festivals what would happen? I know a life without these amazing festivals would become like hell. Firstly we would have no holidays and secondly no celebrations .and as we all know a normal routine life is really boring .following...

  7. Hindu Militancy and the State of Interreligious Dialogue in India

    HINDU MILITANCY AND THE STATE OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE IN INDIA The Present Context: As the second largest democracy in the world, India sustains a political system identified itself as the Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. It has a history of long-standing tolerance and peace...

  8. Ancient India

    Ancient India The civilizations of the Indus River Valley were a very unique group for a number of reasons. As with most ancient civilizations, the social, political and economic systems were guided by religious beliefs. For ancient Indians; however, religious practice literally dictated most levels...

  9. ‘The commercialization of festivals has eroded their real significance.’ Express your views either for or against this statement

    A festival is an occasion for rejoicing and celebration. It conjures up scenes of gaiety and merrymaking. It is an occasion for family rejoicing and community celebrations. Festivals break the monotony of life, bring peace and joy to the masses and above all promote social interaction and harmony...

  10. Analysis of Terrorism in India

    Terrorism in India can be attributed to many low intensity conflicts within its borders. The regions with long term terrorist activities today are Jammu and Kashmir,Mumbai, Central India (Naxalism) and Seven Sister States (independence and autonomy movements). In the past, the Punjab insurgency led to...

  11. Festivals in China and America

    Festivals in China and America 外文学院2001级3班 郑晓韵 NO.010214321 Festivals are days or time of religious or other celebrations. Although some festivals are shared and celebrated in many countries all over the world, how people celebrate them and what people do during the festivals are usually...

  12. Trees and Shrubs of India

    FLOWERING TREES & SHRUBS IN INDIA by D.V. Cowen FOREWORD TO SIXTH EDITION I am flattered at being invited by the publishers to write a foreword for the sixth edition of this beautiful and popular book which has been out of print for several years and much missed and sought after by tree lovers...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Forestry in India

    Forestry in India is a significant rural industry and a major environmental issue. Dense forests once covered India. As of 2014, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations estimates world's forest cover to be about 68 dollar area, or about 20 % of the continent's area. In quantity terms...

  16. 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...

  17. Importance of ‘Perso Social and Health Education’, ‘Religi and Moral Education’ and ‘Soc Subjects’.

    RATIONALE AND DISTINCTIVE FEATURES Educational documents stress the importance of ‘Personal Social and Health Education’, ‘Religious and Moral Education’ and ‘Social Subjects’.  Indeed, the 5-14 National Guidelines (2000) states that “Our physical, emotional and social health is inextricably linked...

  18. Business Conditions In India

    Business Conditions in India Sukhwinder Singh International Business I 15EW4 INT-113-R4150 Prof. Mark Pinkney Sr Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India has 22 officially recognized languages...

  19. 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...

  20. Deepawali - Essay 1

    today I, Arpit Patel of standard 8th is going to give a speech on DEEPAWALI. DIWALI or DEEPAWALI, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread festival celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their...

  21. Importance of sports and games

    remain under some stress. Usually sports and games are used together as a single term but there is difference between them with respect to their importance. Game is such an activity which gives us mental strength for instance when playing chess, monopoly and scrabble etc, our mind activity is involved...

  22. China and India a Political comparison

    China and India a Political Comparison Thomas Hendricks POL353: Comparative Politics Instructor: Pamela Hunter 11/2/14 Introduction India and China are two very interesting and fascinating countries when one discusses their political systems, political cultures...

  23. 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...

  24. Religious Paper

    How your beliefs make up a religious belief system I believe that Christianity is one true religion. I believe that no matter what race, gender, and denomination we all serve one God. Many people would disagree with me that is my personal opinion. I believe everything that I read in the Bible...

  25. 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...

  26. Coke and Pepsi Learn to Compete in India

    Coke and Pepsi Learn to Compete in India #1: The biggest issued face by both Pepsi and Coke was India’s strong feeling for the need to protect themselves from western companies, economic policies and unclear laws. Which meant that both companies had to follow laws that where in place to make it hard...

  27. National Festivals

    3 National festivals Independence Day Independence Day, August 15, commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of the world`s biggest democracy as a national festival. Till Independence, there is no true national...

  28. Self Actualization in Siddhartha and a Passage to India

    peak experiences and humanistic acceptance. In the following paragraphs, I will address these topics with reference to E.M. Forster’s “A Passage to India” and Herman Hesse’s “Siddhartha”. “Siddhartha” tells the story of a boy’s journey into a through manhood, bringing up topics such as self-conservation...

  29. Music

    events like birth, marriage and death had their own individual and appropriate music. The earliest written representations of musical sound are found in India, providing a beginning for a study of the history of music, and instruments such as flutes and various types of stringed instruments have been recovered...

  30. Diwali

    Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which usually celebrated in October or November and lasts five days. Diwali when translated means "rows of lighted lamps" and the occasion is also referred to as the Festival of Lights. During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are opened...

  31. Festival and Its Environment Impact

    Festivals of India Indian festivals are both colourful and extremely joyous. People enjoy the festivals with family and friends. The religious significance of the festivals too can hardly be denied. Here are some of the very popular festivals that take place throughout India. There are many festivals...

  32. 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...

  33. role of youth in promoting communal harmony in india

    Role of Youth in promoting Communal harmony in India Posted by SujataParashar on March 7, 2013 in News · 0 Comments When my son was about six his classmate asked him about his religion. My son could not answer him as that was the first time someone had asked him that question. He did not know what...

  34. 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...

  35. Passage to India

    1. Introduction 1.1 The Questions to be Discussed The protagonists of E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India (1924) and Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient (1992) question their identities. Frantz Fanon claims that they go through different phases in order to become something (1993:40-41). This inevitable...

  36. A Huge Step with Many Golden Opportunities

    opportunity to deal with competition and change. We control 49% of the International market and view the introduction of “just chill fruity” into India starting with the state of Mumbai, as a huge step with many golden opportunities. Many factors have been considered and the various analyses have been...

  37. Hindu Festivals

    HINDU FESTIVALS Hinduism is the world's oldest religion. Its roots date back to 4000 BC. Hinduism is widely spread out in India and around South-East Asia. Hinduism is a polytheistic religion, believing in many gods. Most of the festivals in Hinduism are centered on one or more gods. Hindus celebrate...

  38. India: Diversity

    Report on India: Diverse Culture and Languages Ketan Prajapati, Work Environment Communication Introduction India is a huge multicultural country with different...

  39. caribstudies

    Holi is a colorful and boisterous Hindu spring festival in India, also known as the Festival of Colors . This is a time of shedding inhibitions: People smear each other with red and yellow powder and shower each other with colored water shot from bamboo blowpipes or water pistols. Restrictions of caste...

  40. Hero

    every year, because India, after being an independent country, became a Republic on 26th January 1950. We got political independence in August 1947. But there was no Constitution of India at that time. It took more than two years to frame a Constitution for our country. India was declared a Sovereign...

  41. Assesment of Effect of Training and Development

    Contents Introduction 2 1.0 Importance of culture 3 2.0 A brief note on the Indian culture Vs Germany culture 3 2.1 Organisational Cultural 3 2.3 Germany culture 4 2.4 Organisational culture 4 3.0 Cross cultural issues for Mercedes Benz operating in India 5 4.0 Hofstede Cultural Dimension...

  42. Role of congregation sisters in the evangelical work at Pondicherry(India)

    among the poor, to administer sacraments to improve economy, literacy, education, health care and orphanages2. Thousands of missionaries came to India for these purpsose and some among them came to Pondicherry. Very well known were men missionaries, who came to Pondicherry for the purpose of evangelization...

  43. India: A Land Of Festivals And Fairs

    India, the world's second largest country, has over 1 billion inhabitants, who speak 18 major languages and more than 1,000 minor languages and dialects. It features an infinite variety of landscapes and unsurpassed cultural richness. With so much diversity embedded within one culture, it is easy to...

  44. The Cinema of India

    INTRODUCTION TO CINEMAS The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana,Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. Indian films came to be followed throughout...

  45. Importance of Science

    1869(1869-10-02) Porbandar, Bombay Presidency, British India | Died | 30 January 1948(1948-01-30) (aged 78) New Delhi, Union of India | Cause of death | Assassination (three bullets in the chest) | Resting place | Rajghat, New Delhi, India | Nationality | Indian | Other names | Mahatma Gandhi...

  46. Why Did Buddhism Fail to Take Hold in India?

    to say what specifically led to Buddhist decline from India; however, it is clear that Hinduism corresponded more elaborately with human needs, and established more direct connections with deities. The philosophy that Buddhism denies the importance of gods and emphasizes on expectations that people find...

  47. Religious and Ethnic Groups

    ETH/125 November 29, 2013 Religious and Ethnic Groups Hinduism is a complex religion. It is the world’s largest religion, after Christianity and Islam, with over a billion followers. It originated in India and is a mixture of religious, philosophical, and cultural ideas and practices. Hinduism...

  48. 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...

  49. 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...

  50. Tribes of India

    Indian Tribes : Among the 68 million citizens of India who are members of tribal groups, the Indian tribal religious concepts, terminologies, and practices are as varied as the hundreds of tribes, but members of these groups have one thing in common: they are under constant pressure from the major...

  51. student

    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...

  52. Doing Business in India - Essay

    Canada’s Tomorrow No. 10 Doing Business in India: Success, Failure and the Prospects for Canada Douglas Goold November 2010 Canadian International Council www.onlinecic.org Conseil international du Canada www.cicenligne.org Doing Business in India: Success, Failure and the Prospects for Canada ...

  53. essay on diwali 2

    An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students Essay Diwali is one of the most important festivals of India. The word Diwali is an incorrect from of the word "Dipawali" which means "rows of light". The festival of Diwali takes place on the fifteenth day in the month of Kartik when...

  54. Pollution in India

    Pollution in India 1. Introduction While India is proving itself to be a major powerhouse economically its environment is suffering in a major way. Air pollution, water pollution and garbage are serious problems in India. These are causing degradation of land, resource depletion, environmental degradation...

  55. Introduction to Hindu Religious Traditions

    head: Hindu Religious Traditions Paper Hindu Religious Traditions Paper Vanessa Riles University of Phoenix WORLD RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS I REL/133 Group ELAA08C3X1 GERALD GRUDZEN July 25, 2008 This paper will inform the reader of what sacred elements characterize the Hindu religious traditions...

  56. Diwali -the Festival of Lights

    Diwali rituals Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread holidays celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their houses with all sorts of lights and open up to the neighbors, sharing their...

  57. india

    Our Languages Language is an important means of communicating our ideas to others. India is a big country and the people speak many languages. We have eighteen major languages in our country. They are: 1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Gujarati 4. Hindi 5. Kannada 6. Kashmiri 7. Konkani 8. Malayalam ...

  58. Humanities Time Line

    lord, who has bestowed benefits for ever and ever on his subjects, and has established order in the land." c. BC 1500 Hinduism develops in India with polytheism Vedas are the poetical and symbolic expression of the spiritual truths of Hinduism, and the Upanishads are the expression of the...

  59. 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...

  60. Holi Festival A Case Study On The Indian Festival S Culture Impacts And Sustainability

    study of Holi Festival .......................................................................................... 13 Holi Festival Today.................................................................................................................. 16 Impacts of Holi festival towards India and its tourism...