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60 Free Essays on Importance Of Religious Festivals In India

  1. Join

    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...

  2. Festivals

    individual for the physical, material and spiritual uplift of humankind. India is undoubtedly, a land of festivals. Probably, there is some festival being celebrated in some corner of India everyday. There are festivals for every season, every legend and myth, every religious place and every...

  3. Festivals

    that festivals have been celebrated in India since Vedic times. The Aryans conquered India around 1500 B.C, and cultural integration with the local population took place. As time passed, some of their own gods lost importance and festivals in their honour died out. Later, certain pre-Aryan aspects of...

  4. 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...

  5. Importance of Uttarayan

    is known as Til Sankranti or Khichdi festival. Outside India, the festival is given due importance in the countries like Nepal where it is celebrated as Maghe Sakrati or Maghi, in Thailand where it is named as Songkran and in Myanmar where it is called Thingyan. Shivya: Wow I thought Uttarayan...

  6. Advantages of Festivals

    busy schedules people are not in a position to celebrate . These festivals definitely help in building relations among the people. Advantages of Festivals - 2 Festivals in india are so important.In hindu relgion we are having lot of gods and godess.More that that in our country the people from...

  7. heritage assessment

    family union and eating together which relax them and belief that it is necessary for them to maintain their families closer and in good health(Spector 2011). Indian American culture has the same importance of family bounding and get together (Heritage of India n.d) In these three cultures they...

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

    sense, with which I entered the Society and which continued to be nurtured in me, made me more and more pluralistic and accomodative. I tended to be liberal and unorthodox in discussions about traditional topics like devotion, prayer, vocation, religious life, mission, Christian identity in India...

  9. 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...

  10. globalisation

    western players. 5. Festivals: Positive impact: a. Western festivals like valantines day, friendship day etc are spreading across India. Negative impact: a. Importance of our traditional native festivals getting decreased. b. Sacred component in our religious festivals is getting decreased...

  11. 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...

  12. Preservation

    , but it is also the high point of the pilgrim's ritual cycle while on the hajj in Mecca. All of these festivals involve large feasts, gifts given to family and neighbors, and the distribution of food for charitable purposes. A significant aspect of Islam in India is the importance of shrines...

  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...

  14. History of India's Tourism

    of India is aptly reflected through its numerous festivals and fairs. Bringing out the true spirit of the Indian people and their society, the Indian festivals find their roots in the traditions, religious beliefs, myths and the seasons of the country.  The fairs and festivals either celebrate the...

  15. Cultural Differences Between India and Usa

    category is the difference in culture and religion. India, being a multi-cultural and multi-religious society, celebrates holidays and festivals of various religions. Keeping this aspect in mind is that people are from different religious backgrounds and hence leave will be taken at different times in...

  16. World Religion

    you have problems practicing the Hindu faith? No. Have you ever thought about changing faiths? No What are the major holidays of the Hindu religion? Based on the religion, there are many religious festivals that are widely observed in India and they hold a great importance for the people. Jan...

  17. Diwali

    Sita. The legend states it took 20 days for Rama to kill Ravana. Diwali is by far the most enthusiastically enjoyed festival in India. People of different nationalities, races, religions and backgrounds come together to share their joys generating a feeling of universal brotherhood and inter-religious harmony....

  18. 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...

  19. Religious Tourism

    , and social significance of travel by Muslims for religious purposes in, and from Asia, is of vital importance when one sees that five countries in the region have the following populations professing the Islamic faith: Indonesia: 203 million; Pakistan: 174 million; India: 161 million; Bangladesh: 145...

  20. student

    were inherited from generation to generation. In 776 BC, the religious site of Olympia was used to hold the religious athletic festival. From then on, Olympic Games took place every four years. Religious was so significant in Greeks lives that nearly all people had to take part in it. Though women...

  21. Buddhism: Based on the Teachings of Siddhartha Gautama

    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 awakening...

  22. Festivals of South

    watching. Navaratri - Navaratri literally meaning "nine nights" is one of the greatest Hindu festivals in India. During this period of nine days, the feminine divinity -Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshipped and revered as three different manifestations of cosmic energy i.e. Shakti. The...

  23. The Symbolic Content of India's Culture

    live and learn in symbols. The basis of every culture and every 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...

  24. Tourism in India

    , Boat race festival in south India, the Durga Pooja festival of Kolkata, Dussehera of My sore, Puri festival of Orissa, Ganesh Chaturthi festival of Maharashtra, all are celebrated so colorful and in such a grand manner, that reflect the wonderful observance of religious and cultural heritage of our...

  25. How to Improve Our Village Life Around Us

    . Thus, there are numerous festivals and feasts in India, much varied in origin and manner of celebration. Yet all of them highlight some important values of life and lead us to the path of love, sharing, inner goodness and joyful living. Therefore, we should give more importance to their nobler...

  26. Indian Culture and Women

    from their ancestors and traditions that regulate a practical and simplistic way of life in the realms of religious belief (Kasbekar, 290). The polytheistic religion of Hinduism represents the national identity of India. “Hindu” primarily defined as “unconverted native Indians”, hold...

  27. National Integration

    with a feeling of being complete Indians having embraced every region that they travelled through. As the population of India comprises many different races, religions, cultures and language groups, the importance of national integration comes to the forefront. In order to establish peace and...

  28. Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb

    get the gratuity of wishes and avoiding off troubles. Another kind of festival celebrated is Religious festivals. Religious festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm. In Sikhism religion, Gurpurb is the largest religious festival of the Sikhs (a term used for member of the Sikhism community...

  29. A Huge Step with Many Golden Opportunities

    shops, schools, offices, villages, and via a computer link. Export to India will start in October of 2006, where Indians will be celebrating both the Hindu festival of divali and the Muslim festival of Eid, within weeks of both religious celebrations Christmas will arrive with a bang. We are...

  30. Festivals

    away from the dull routine of life. Since they infuse life with fun and frolics, they are celebrated with zeal and jubilation. The festivals commemorated in India are of various kinds. Some festivals are religious; some are based on seasons and others are of national importance. The prominent...