Free Essays on Indian Festivals

  1. Indian Festivals

    Students on Indian Festivals A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration. It brings gaiety and mirth thereby strengthening our bond of relationship and friendship. These festivals also promote social interaction and harmony. All nations have their religious and colourful festivals. However...

  2. Indian Festivals

    Indian Festivals A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration. Indian festivals are known to attract the world due to their harmony, variety, colour and excitement. Thus we can divide the festivals into three categories—national or political, religious and seasonal. These...

  3. Indian Festivals

    rocketed. The pollution in India shoots up abruptly due to various factors and the pollution due to festivals is also one among them. The practice of immersion of Ganesh idols after the Ganesh festival in various cities is causing severe water pollution which leads to the death of tonnes of fish and...

  4. 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...

  5. Festivals

    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 the belief behind...

  6. New Wave Indian Cinema

    British, Polish, Czech, Hollywood and even Indian New Wave where directors in the 1970s made groundbreaking films that reinvigorated the industry and broke old boundaries. 2. New Wave Indian Cinema New Wave Indian Cinema is a specific genre of Indian cinema which is known for its serious content...

  7. Indian Festival

    Values of Diwali festival - Family Unite - Thanks giving and be generous - Brings unity among people - Victory of good over evil Paragraph: Draft - 2 Diwali, the festival of lights, is the most interesting festival of celebration from Indian culture. Diwali...

  8. Indian Freedom Fighter

    Savarkar    Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Vināyak Dāmodar Sāvarkar (Marathi: विनायक दामोदर सावरकर) (May 28, 1883 – February 26, 1966) was an Indian politician and an Indian Independence Movement activist, who is credited with developing the Hindu nationalist political ideology Hindutva. He is considered to...

  9. My Favorite Festival Diwali

    Diwali - Hindu Festival of Lights Each year in October and November, Indian people who are followers of the Hindu religion celebrate the festival of Diwali by decorating their homes with hundreds of little lamps called divas. The word Diwali is a contraction of deepavali - which literally means "cluster...

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

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

  11. Festivals in India

    Festivals in India are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. The word festival means feast day, festive celebration. As kids, when there used to be festivals the only thing that came to our minds was holidays and sweets that in turn meant lots of fun. India being a society...

  12. 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...

  13. Indian Festival

    Indian Festival Further information: Category:Festivals ▪ Arts festival Beer festival Comedy festival Japanese Cultural festival Esala Perahera festival Film festival Fire festival Folk festival Food festival Literary festival Mela Festival Music festival Oyster Festival Peanut Festival Ribfest Religious...

  14. 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...

  15. India: A Land Of Festivals And Fairs

    India is called "a land of festival and fairs." Every day of the year there is a festival celebrated in some part of the country. As in any old civilization, most of these festivals have religious ties. Because India is still a predominantly rural nation, many of its festivals also welcome the coming of...

  16. National Festivals

    Festival is a celebration of life. Festivals bring peace and joy to the masses. They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous. A festival   is a celebration, entertainment or series of performances of a certain kind, often held periodically. Festivals break the monotony of life....

  17. 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...

  18. india is a country of festivals

    India: A Land Of Festivals 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...

  19. Indian IT Industry

    BAT held Peninsular Tobacco, which manufactured cigarettes in India. Dominion Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Arcadian Tobacco were sales outlets. Indian Leaf Tobacco was responsible for distribution and trade of tobacco leaf (see Exhibit 2). By 1953, BAT had reorganized its business holdings and added...

  20. ‘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...

  21. Festivals of India

    FESTIVALS OF INDIA festivals are at the heart of people’s lives in India. The numerous and varied festivals that are held throughout the year offer a unique way of seeing Indian culture at its best. The following popular festivals in India will provide you with a truly memorable experience. Diwali: ...

  22. The Hollywood Indian: the Portrayal of Native Americans in John Ford’s the Searchers and Arthur Penn’s Little Big Man

    The Hollywood Indian: The Portrayal of Native Americans in John Ford’s The Searchers and Arthur Penn’s Little Big Man Rachel Andrews November 30, 2005 The depictions of Native American in film have changed little over the history of the motion picture. The stories told hold fast to...

  23. El Salvador

    inhabited by the Paleo Indians. They were very good with art and culture. El Salvador was also a very good place to trade. But now the country has been struck with inflation. A lot of the scientific remains that were found in this country are related to the teotihucan Indians. It is a very dry country...

  24. Indian Cinema

    Christ’ and he too wanted to translate the lives of Indian Gods to the screen. His first production ‘Raja Harishchandra’ was screened at Coronation Cinema in Mumbai on 3 May 1913 marking the beginning of Indian cinema. Regarded as the father of the Indian cinema, Phalke went on to make several silent films...

  25. 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...

  26. Indian Festival

    Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayana. In Hindu temples bells, drums, clarinets and conch shells herald the joyous occasion of Pongal. To symbolize a bountiful harvest, rice...

  27. Proud of My Clothing, Languages and Festival

    India? As everybody knows, I am from Indian. I came here when I was 18 years. I saw many differences between America and Indian. There are so different reasons which make me unique in this country. I am a person who is proud of my clothing, languages and festivals. First of all, I am proud...

  28. The Cinema of India

    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 South Asia and the Middle East. The cinema as a medium gained popularity in the country as many as 1,000 films...

  29. 100 Years of Indian Cinema

    Cast: D.D.Dabke, Salunke, Babaraya Phalke Screenplay: D.G. Phalke Cinematography: D.G. Phalke Production: Phalke Films The narrative is drawn from the Indian epic Mahabharata where the King sacrifices his kingdom to uphold his ideals of truth. The king accidentally blunders into the religious ceremonies...

  30. The Indian Rebellion of 1857

    The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon erupted into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day...